CyberSecurity


IoT Cybersecurity Pillars – Four Core Tenets of Any IoT Security Program

IoT Cybersecurity Pillars – Four Core Tenets of Any IoT Security Program

The world has seen a significant increase in cyber-attacks aimed at critical infrastructure and security products in the last few years, with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices such as security cameras, becoming prime targets for hackers.



EPA Emphasizes Need for Cybersecurity Resilience of Public Water Systems

EPA Emphasizes Need for Cybersecurity Resilience of Public Water Systems

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a memorandum stressing the need for states to assess cybersecurity risk at drinking water systems to protect our public drinking water.

Report: Sensitive Data Sharing Increases 60 Percent Over the Past Year

Report: Sensitive Data Sharing Increases 60 Percent Over the Past Year

Concentric AI, a vendor of intelligent AI-based solutions for autonomous data security posture management (DSPM), recently announced the availability of its 2022 Data Risk Report, which highlights a continued rise in oversharing of business-critical and sensitive documents. The report revealed the number of overshared files rose 60 percent in 2022 compared to 2021, highlighting the significant impact of hybrid remote work, cloud migration and information sprawl across on-premises and cloud data, as well as email and messaging environments, on data security

NSA Releasees Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network

NSA Releases Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network

The National Security Agency (NSA) released a list of cybersecurity best practices. The information sheet was designed to help teleworkers protect their home networks from malicious cyber actors.

Darktrace Newsroom Capability Shortens Time from News Headline to Cyber Security Action

Darktrace today announces the general availability of Darktrace NewsroomTM, an AI-driven system that continuously monitors open-source intelligence sources for new critical vulnerabilities and assesses each organization’s exposure through its in-depth knowledge of their unique external attack surface.

Malicious DDoS Attacks Rise 150% in 2022 According to New Report

Radware, a provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, released its 2022 Global Threat Analysis Report. The full-year report leverages intelligence provided by network and application attack activity sourced from Radware’s Cloud and Managed Services, Global Deception Network and threat research team.

See How Reddit Users Have Unlocked the Dark Side of ChatGPT

See How Reddit Users Have Unlocked the Dark Side of ChatGPT

In less than four months after its debut, ChatGPT continues to garner attention from users all around the world who have made use of the AI system that answers questions, creates computer code, and much more.

Enforcing Zero Trust in a Hybrid Work Environment

Enforcing Zero Trust in a Hybrid Work Environment

The effects of the pandemic have rippled across the business world like a meteor hitting a pond, creating a new plethora of challenges that incorporated into MBA curriculum for years to come.

CTM360 Recognized as a Global Leader in Digital Risk Protection (DRP) Enabling Technology by Frost & Sullivan

CTM360, the first Arab world cybersecurity technology operating at a global scale, has captured the Frost & Sullivan 2022 Global Digital Risk Protection Enabling Technology Leadership Award for excellence in commercialization success, application diversity, commitment to creativity and customer service experience.

Study Finds U.S. Enterprises Hit by Short-staffed Security Operations Centers

Study Finds U.S. Enterprises Hit by Short-staffed Security Operations Centers

ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, recently announced results from its new study, Cloud Security Outlook 2023. The study found that enterprises have a limited number of analysts running their security operations centers (SOCs) and are deploying multiple tools in an attempt to address their cloud security challenges.

Report: More Than Half of Organizations Have Experienced an Insider Threat in the Past Year

Report: More Than Half of Organizations Have Experienced an Insider Threat in the Past Year

Gurucul, a provider of solutions in the Next Generation SIEM market, and Cybersecurity Insiders, a 600,000+ member online community for information security professionals, recently released its annual 2023 Insider Threat Report. Overall, results indicate insider threats are a top concern at organizations of all kinds; only 3% of respondents surveyed are not concerned with insider risk.

Genetec Achieves Stringent Certifications through Commitment to Cybersecurity and Privacy

Genetec Inc. has achieved a number of certifications underscoring its unwavering commitment to ensuring the cybersecurity of its solutions and the ISMS (information security-management systems) that govern them.

10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

More than three quarters (77 percent) of IT decision makers across the United States and Canada believe their companies are likely to face a data breach within the next three years according to survey results released recently by Adastra, the global Data and Analytics solution provider.

Russian Hackers Attempting to Use ChatGPT for Malicious Use

Russian Hackers Attempting to Use ChatGPT for Malicious Use

While OpenAI’s ChatGPT tool features a number of safeguards, that’s not stopping hackers from trying to make use of the tool for malicious intent.

ChatGPT Creates Polymorphic Malware

ChatGPT Creates Polymorphic Malware

The use of AI-assisted coding has the potential to revolutionize the way we develop software, but it also poses new risks to cybersecurity. It is important for organizations to understand the potential for malicious use of AI models and take proactive steps to mitigate these risks.

Darktrace Predicts Changing Role for CISO

Darktrace Predicts Changing Role for CISO

Looking forward, Darktrace is offering its 2023 Predictions, including where we can expect to see changes in MFA where accessibility and usability continue to dominate the discussion; continued Hactivism from non-state actors where ‘know thy enemy,

Is Your Security System Holding Back Your Organization’s Cloud Initiative?

Is Your Security System Holding Back Your Organization’s Cloud Initiative?

More organizations today are relying on cloud-based solutions to transform and grow their business than ever before. All major cloud service providers, including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and IBM, have seen astonishing growth in cloud-solution revenue over the last few years, and there is no slowdown in sight.

3 Security Trends Every CISO Needs to Know in 2023

3 Security Trends Every CISO Needs to Know in 2023

Cybersecurity has dominated the headlines in recent years as cyber attacks have risen at an increasingly alarming rate. In fact, global attacks increased by 28% in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.

It is Time for Blockchain to Embrace the Level of Security Its Users Deserve

It is Time for Blockchain to Embrace the Level of Security Its Users Deserve

Blockchain technology was built in part on a principle of high-level security, but it is increasingly clear that this is not always the case, as noted by a recent DARPA analysis noting how cryptocurrency tech is vulnerable to tampering.

Proactive Cybersecurity: Increased Safety Measures Make All the Difference

The infrastructure of the United States is under attack, as foreign criminals use advanced skills and exploit company vulnerabilities to cripple operations, disrupt industrial control systems, and ultimately inflict significant damage, both monetarily and economically.

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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

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  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • The Power of a Layered Approach to Safety

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  • How a Security System Can Enhance Arena Safety and the Fan Experience

    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

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  • HD2055 Modular Barricade

    Delta Scientific’s electric HD2055 modular shallow foundation barricade is tested to ASTM M50/P1 with negative penetration from the vehicle upon impact. With a shallow foundation of only 24 inches, the HD2055 can be installed without worrying about buried power lines and other below grade obstructions. The modular make-up of the barrier also allows you to cover wider roadways by adding additional modules to the system. The HD2055 boasts an Emergency Fast Operation of 1.5 seconds giving the guard ample time to deploy under a high threat situation. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3