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Cryptocurrency Stocks Higher After Tough Week for Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Stocks Higher After Tough Week for Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency-exposed stocks began climbing again on Friday after a brutal week for the digital asset.

CIOs’ Top Priorities For 2021 Include Digital Defense, Data Mining And Distributed Work

CIOs’ Top Priorities For 2021 Include Digital Defense, Data Mining And Distributed Work

Last year was an annus horribilis for most business executives, but for CIOs the dark cloud of economic chaos had a distinctly silver lining. The response to the pandemic highlighted just how central technology—and the teams that shape and manage it—have become to companies’ fortunes. By tapping cloud computing, mobile platforms and other capabilities, CIOs helped millions of people shift to remote work almost overnight and quickly built a plethora of new digital commerce channels to keep companies connected to their customers.

When You Have Lost the Security War, You Need a New Approach

When You Have Lost the Security War, You Need a New Approach

Security has always been a critical part of society.

When the human race moved from being hunters to farmers, certain information about when to plant crops and when to harvest was carefully gathered though observation and experience. This knowledge would help farmers work out exactly when to plant their crops, so that the first shoots would only appear above ground after the last morning frosts, ensuring the plants would be healthy. And knowing when the crops would have absorbed maximum energy and be primed for harvesting is critical, harvest too early and the harvest is weak, wait too long and the crops won’t store well through the winter seasons or survive transport.

Essential Cybersecurity Practices For Internet Businesses

Essential Cybersecurity Practices For Internet Businesses

The technological universe has almost limitlessly expanded its borders. What was a little-explored space just a few decades ago has now become an environment in which the most varied commercial initiatives are born, grown and developed every day. The world of the internet has allowed commerce to expand globally, generating excellent economic mobility. However, as companies that operate on the web grow, so do the risks associated with it. Due to this, cybersecurity practices for internet businesses have become essential.

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Building Internet of Things Army for Cyberattacks

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Building Internet of Things Army for Cyberattacks

A young hacker has admitted to attempting to take down Sony’s Playstation Network gaming platform by hijacking “internet of things” (IoT) devices after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

93% of businesses are worried about public cloud security

93% of businesses are worried about public cloud security

Bitglass released a report which uncovers whether organizations are properly equipped to defend themselves in the cloud. IT and security professionals were surveyed to understand their top security concerns and identify the actions that enterprises are taking to protect data in the cloud.

Internet of Things Cybersecurity Legislation Clears Congress, Heads to White House For President’s Signature

Internet of Things Cybersecurity Legislation Clears Congress, Heads to White House For President’s Signature

Data privacy and cybersecurity issues continue to be top of mind, as this week the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Internet of Things (“IoT”) Cybersecurity Improvement Act (H.R. 1668), introduced by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois). In September, the House had passed the bill by voice vote after negotiation sessions with the Senate. The legislation provides for the establishment of minimum cybersecurity standards for government purchased, internet connected devices, with anticipated impact on manufacturers in the private sector.

Why You May Need To Get Out Of The Cybersecurity Business

Why You May Need To Get Out Of The Cybersecurity Business

Cybersecurity has never been easy, but as connected things and cyberthreats multiply — and Gartner says securing the mobile workforce has become an imperative — it is becoming even harder. This creates significant new challenges for organizations and their top leaders.

CX Makes This ‘CrossWorld’ Estate Sexy Again

Best Practices For Protecting IoT Devices From Security Threats

Billions of internet-connected sensors and other devices, comprising the Internet of Things (IoT), now span the world’s manufacturing plants and logistics infrastructure. They enable remarkable efficiency and unprecedented data collection for industrial companies. However, with so many poorly secured devices in operation, the so-called Industrial IoT (IIoT) exposes manufacturing businesses to high levels of cyber risk.

Startups Are Re-Defining Cybersecurity As A Driver For Growth

Startups Are Re-Defining Cybersecurity As A Driver For Growth

Imagine a world where businesses execute strategies without worrying about securing data. Now imagine a world where fast paced cybersecurity capabilities enable trusted data to become a source for growth. Guess what? Both are possible today.