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Why CyberSecurity And AI Are Top Governance Risks For Board Directors And CEOs?

Why CyberSecurity And AI Are Top Governance Risks For Board Directors And CEOs?

Ask most board directors and CEO’s to define cybersecurity and artificial intelligence in a board meeting and have them share their answers and you may well find that their depth of knowledge is too shallow in their duty of care responsibilities.

Cybersecurity Is The Future Of Customer Acquisition

Cybersecurity Is The Future Of Customer Acquisition

Cybersecurity – There was a time when the much-coveted Apple iPhone was generously “replaced” by Samsung, simply because an Android was better suited for the bourgeois budget. Apple had established its place in the market as an industry leader and a revolutionary company altogether, but considering that you only needed your phone for a couple of basic needs, there seemed no point to invest your whole salary in a phone. 

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

During the last few years, malicious IoT hacks have grown exponentially with no immediate signs of slowing, while hackers relentlessly pursue new and creative ways to attack and exploit organizations. According to the FBI, within the past six years, attackers have amassed $144 million in ransomware payments alone – and each new attack costs more than the last.

Your Newest Cybersecurity Professional Is Already in Your Company

Your Newest Cybersecurity Professional Is Already in Your Company

The cybersecurity talent gap is real. The 2019/2020 Official Annual Cybersecurity Jobs Report predicts that there will be 3.5 million security jobs left unfilled globally by 2021.

As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind

As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind

In the wake of COVID-19, data theft is by far the top tactic, followed by crypto mining and ransomware. COVID-19 has introduced many new normals for business, and IT operations are no exception. Despite tighter technology budgets in the wake of the economic recession, companies are moving full steam ahead toward the cloud due to…
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As Businesses Reopen, A New Storm Of Cybercrime Activity Looms

As Businesses Reopen, A New Storm Of Cybercrime Activity Looms

There is nothing ordinary about the amount of disruption that will impact our lives moving forward as countries and states reopen following the coronavirus pandemic. In the context of the cloud, disruptions caused by COVID-19 have opened the door to another type of virus: cybersecurity threats. Today we are witnessing a rapid rise of opportunistic…
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Huge Cyberattacks Attempt To Silence Black Rights Movement With DDoS Attacks

Huge Cyberattacks Attempt To Silence Black Rights Movement With DDoS Attacks

After the death of George Floyd and the subsequent protests across the U.S., cyberattacks on advocacy groups spiked by an astonishing 1,120 times. It’s unclear who is behind the attacks, but they included attempts to neuter anti-racist organizations’ freedom of speech. The data comes from Cloudflare, a Silicon Valley company that protects a vast number…
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7 Cybersecurity tips for small businesses - especially those with remote workers

7 Cybersecurity tips for small businesses – especially those with remote workers

Small businesses have been facing a mountain of problems since the coronavirus outbreak took hold of the world’s economy and shifted most people to working from home. Millions of small businesses around the world, which previously had no experience dealing with cybersecurity, suddenly had to deal with a deluge of new issues, ranging from which…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 Cyber Threat Intelligence League and other groups cooperate with the industry, law enforcement, and the government to prevent attacks on healthcare providers. Last month, some of the usual cast of online scammers and malware miscreants promised to refrain from attacking healthcare organizations or exploiting them during the COVID-19 crisis, showing a sense of…
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The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

Cybersecurity – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are entering uncharted territory as our companies operate fully remotely for the first time. Below, I hope to provide some information to make this time as easy and productive as possible for you. During onboarding at my company, we tell employees that cybersecurity practices don’t end…
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