Category: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Lawyer Who Flagged The WHO Hack Warns Of 'Massive' Remote Work Risks

Cybersecurity Lawyer Who Flagged The WHO Hack Warns Of ‘Massive’ Remote Work Risks

Cybersecurity – Large numbers of companies are rolling out mandatory work-from-home policies to help limit the risks posed by the coronavirus outbreak. But cybersecurity experts warn that those remote setups invite new hacking risks. The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently issued warnings of an uptick in fraudulent crimes tied to the coronavirus, particularly by scammers…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Cybersecurity in the times of coronavirus: Here’s how to stay safe

Cybersecurity – As more people are opting to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, they are also coming in the crosshairs of cyber attackers out to make a quick buck. In fact, Cybersecurity researchers are now warning that hackers may target the large workforce forced to work from home in the time of…
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Cybersecurity pros are using artificial intelligence but still prefer the human touch

Cybersecurity pros are using artificial intelligence but still prefer the human touch

More than half of organizations have adopted AI for security efforts, but a majority are more confident in results verified by humans, according to WhiteHat Security. Security professionals need a varied bag of tricks to keep up with savvy and sophisticated cybercriminals. Artificial intelligence is one valuable weapon in the arsenal as it can handle…
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How To Prepare Your Employees For Today's Cybersecurity Threats

How To Prepare Your Employees For Today’s Cybersecurity Threats

When you look at the nature of cybersecurity and the evolving threats out there, there are essentially two “doors” that malicious actors will use to gain entry to your environment and data. Door one is your technology. Cyberattackers exploit vulnerabilities in your technology infrastructure and security tools to either sneak through surreptitiously or blow open…
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Get Off The Dysfunctional Cybersecurity Merry-Go-Round

Get Off The Dysfunctional Cybersecurity Merry-Go-Round

Cybersecurity – You’ve probably heard the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” It is generally used to rationalize not taking proactive action to address issues if something seems to be at least partly functional. The logical flipside, though, is “If it’s broke, fix it,” and that seems to be the case with cybersecurity…
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Decade Retrospective: Cybersecurity From 2010 To 2019

Decade Retrospective: Cybersecurity From 2010 To 2019

The Decade Cyber Went Mainstream Yes, technically, decades begin in years that end in one, but it’s easier to say the 2010s than the 2011s. Prior to 2010, cybersecurity was an insular domain. No one really cared, until something they were using didn’t work. Devices blew up due to malware or adware, and users got…
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How To Recognize False Claims And Avoid Cybersecurity 'Snake Oil'

How To Recognize False Claims And Avoid Cybersecurity ‘Snake Oil’

Cybersecurity – Have you ever been awake at 3 a.m. and looking for something to watch on TV? If so, it’s likely you’ve gone down the rabbit hole of infomercials. Vendors make bold claims about products that can do anything and everything. However, many of these claims are sensationalized or, in some cases, completely fabricated…
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Making The Smart Bet On Cybersecurity

Making The Smart Bet On Cybersecurity

There is no denying that cybersecurity should form a key part of any business strategy, so why do high-profile data breaches keep occurring? A lot has been written about how such attacks are becoming the norm, but reconciling the risks of an attack with an appropriate business strategy remains a significant challenge. While larger enterprises…
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Cybersecurity Is The Future Of Customer Acquisition

Cybersecurity Pros Name Their Price as Hacker Attacks Swell

It took a $650,000 salary for Matt Comyns to entice a seasoned cybersecurity expert to join one of America’s largest companies as chief information security officer in 2012. At the time, it was among the most lucrative offers out there. This year, the company had to pay $2.5 million to fill the same role. “It’s…
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U.S. Coast Guard Issues Alert After Ship Heading Into Port Of New York Hit By Cybersecurity attack

U.S. Coast Guard Issues Alert After Ship Heading Into Port Of New York Hit By Cybersecurity attack

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued an official warning to owners of ships that cybersecurity at sea needs updating, and updating urgently. In the Marine Safety Alert published June 8, the Coast Guard “strongly encourages” that cybersecurity assessments are conducted to “better understand the extent of their cyber vulnerabilities.” This follows an interagency investigation, led by the…
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