The massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyberattack which took down a raft of websites (Twitter, Reddit, Spotify, CNN, The New York Times, Etsy) last Friday comes as a stark reminder of the most elementary axiom of internet security: if
It is becoming increasingly difficult to watch the news without hearing about the latest massive computer hack, whether the victim be a Fortune 500 company or a government entity.
State government computers face an increased number of cyber security threats.
France’s cyber-security watchdog is briefing the country’s presidential candidates on hacking threats, drawing lessons from attacks that have disrupted the U.S. election campaign.
As France prepares for elections less than six months after the U.S. chooses its own head of
According to a recent report by cybersecurity developer Forcepoint, millennials might pose as serious a cybersecurity risk to enterprise networks as cyber criminals. The research found that the baby boomer generation, those aged 51 to 69, are more cautious online
More than one-quarter half (28%) of cybersecurity professionals believe that their CISO’s participation level with the board is inadequate
We’ve all heard or read the rhetoric that “cybersecurity has become a boardroom issue.” I certainly agree that we are
Tenable Network Security has purchased a San Francisco-based cybersecurity firm, marking the first acquisition for the Columbia company.
Terms of the deal for FlawCheck were not disclosed.
FlawCheck specializes in scanning so-called “containers,” files that consolidate large amounts of software
Beyond financial and government sectors, all industries across the region need to step up their investment in cybersecurity and do better in identifying and prosecuting cybercriminals.
All businesses must step up their investment in cybersecurity, which is currently inadequate in
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety issued recommendations to automakers on Monday on how to protect connected and automated vehicles from cyber attacks. The agency’s guidelines are suggestions, but cannot be enforced.
“Cybersecurity is a safety issue, and a top
2016 proved to be another year of devastating data breaches, spanning across multiple industries, across both large and small companies alike. There have been many sobering moments throughout the year, validating once again, that no one is immune to sophisticated
The unemployment rate for cybersecurity professionals is now hovering around zero percent, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. There are currently 1 million cyber-security job openings (experts predict the number to climb to 6 million globally by 2019) but there aren’t enough
Can the world wide web survive the internet of things? It’s a question many are asking after a vast attack on US and European internet structure last week, likely led by “smart” DVR players and webcams, that has left the
Reinforcing its Commitment to Building a Securely Connected World
[Berlin, Germany, October 25, 2016] Today, Huawei released its 2016 cybersecurity white paper ‘The Global Cyber Security Challenge — It is time for real progress in addressing supply chain risks’ at
TOKYO — Long before last year’s remote highway hacking of a Jeep Cherokee triggered the recall of 1.4 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles, it was the Toyota Prius under hack attack.
In that 2013 case, the same meddlesome computer whizzes who
As a bank in today’s digital environment, cyber security concerns play a heavy hand in how we approach evolving customer needs, internal processes, and regulatory requirements. But in our current landscape, where companies of all sizes and in myriad industries
For weeks, we’ve been hearing about whether a cyberattack could somehow interfere with the upcoming presidential election results.
Different types of voting machines are used on Election Day throughout the area, and some are more vulnerable.
“I don’t think a
If your account gets hacked these days, the first thing you’ll do typically is reset your password, maybe beef up your security settings, and proceed to use the account or app again. But what if hackers get their hands on
Details are coming in slow trickles in one of the biggest DDOS cyber attacks this year. Last Oct. 21, the East Coast suffered from a tremendous hacking attack which interrupted services from major websites such as Twitter, Netflix, Paypal, and
Companies that used multiple servers saw less of an impact from last Friday’s attack.
Companies can reduce the risk from the type of cyberattack that took out major websites on Friday by using multiple vendors for the critical Internet service
Professional services firm Aon has acquired Stroz Friedberg, a global risk management firm based in New York, with offices across the US, as well as in London, Zurich, Dubai and Hong Kong. Stroz Friedberg’s more than 550 employees will be
MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nozomi Networks, the pioneer in cybersecurity and operational visibility for industrial control systems (ICS), today announced the latest release of SCADAguardian, making it faster and easier for cybersecurity engineers and plant