Cybersecurity


The Future of Cyber Attacks

The Future of Cyber Attacks

In 2018 we can expect to see continued creativity from nation-state actors, a growing focus on industrial control systems, and efforts to compromise the software supply chain.

A Data Breach in Who-Ville

A Data Breach in Who-ville

This holiday season, however, after a year of nasty data breaches, it feels appropriate to take Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas[2] and analyze it with some of the basic questions we ask during a data breach.

White House Blames North Korea for WannaCry Attacks

White House Blames North Korea for WannaCry Attacks

The White House has publicly blamed North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this year that locked more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries.

DHS Project Finds Security Vulnerabilities in First Responder Apps

DHS Project Finds Security Vulnerabilities in First Responder Apps

The DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate “Securing Mobile Applications for First Responders” report said that security flaws were discovered on 32 of the 33 popular apps tested.

Versatile Android Malware Can Cause Physical Damage to Phones

Versatile Android Malware Can Cause Physical Damage to Phones

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs reported Monday on a new “jack of all trades” Android malware threat they’ve dubbed Loapi.

Malware Targets Industrial Safety Systems

Security firm FireEye disclosed Thursday the existence of a malware used to compromise industrial control systems and disable their safety systems to potentially cause physical damage.

What the FCC

What the FCC's Recall on Net Neutrality Means for Cybersecurity

The FCC has voted to roll back an Obama-era Net Neutrality Rules.



3 Plead Guilty in Mirai Botnet-Related Charges

3 Plead Guilty in Mirai Botnet-Related Charges

Three defendants have pleaded guilty to charges involving the Mirai botnet that was used to knock out several major websites last year, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday.

Survey of U.S. Physicians Reveals Cybersecurity and HIPAA Concerns

Survey of U.S. Physicians Reveals Cybersecurity and HIPAA Concerns

More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of cyberattack, according to new survey research released by Accenture and the American Medical Association.

Data Breach Industry Forecast Offers Businesses Predictions and Advice

Data Breach Industry Forecast Offers Businesses Predictions and Advice

Experian’s Data Breach Resolution released its Data Breach Industry Forecast on Tuesday in an effort to help key business decision makers prepare against cybercrime in the year ahead.

Store Data Overseas? What CSPs Need to Know About Microsoft

Store Data Overseas? What CSPs Need to Know About Microsoft's SCA Challenge

An upcoming ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) may drastically change how and where CSPs decide to store customer data.

County Slowed Down by Ransomware After Refusing to Pay Hacker

County Slowed Down by Ransomware After Refusing to Pay Hacker

Mecklenburg County, N.C., is working toward fixing its computer systems after refusing to pay a hacker who used ransomware to freeze dozens of local government servers.

3 More Hackable Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

3 More Hackable Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

The clock is ticking on gift-buying this holiday season, but that’s no excuse not to do some research before you buy connected toys.

Moving the Discussion Forward

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Moving the Discussion Forward

Only a few years ago, the inevitable shift to all things Cloud was met with guarded optimism. But today, the shift is really happening.

What’s Trending for 2018

What’s Trending for 2018

Technology is perpetual motion personified. It is always marching forward, striving to become smarter, faster, more resilient, and more efficient than its predecessor.

5 Ways to Protect Your Accounts from Hackers

5 Ways to Protect Your Accounts from Hackers

Being online puts you and your data at risk, but there are ways you can minimize your risk and make a hacker’s job harder.

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Data Breaches

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Data Breaches

With hacks, attacks, ransoms and even extortion attempts, 2017 has been the year of data breaches, and it’s not even over yet.

"Gray Saturday" Safer for Online Shopping

"Gray Saturday" Safer for Online Shopping

Kaspersky Lab’s review of phishing attacks during the holiday sales season found that the number of phishing attacks can decrease by as much as 33 percent on the day after Black Friday.

Trump Administration Releases VEP Charter to Increase Transparency

The Trump Administration released a new 14-page charter Wednesday detailing the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP), which the federal government uses to determine if, how and when it tells private companies about zero-day security flaws.

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