Threats to #cyber security comes from #within- largely

Contrary to the belief that cyber threats are perpetrated and orchestrated by ‘unknown hackers’ of the outside world, much of the risk persists within an organisation or those closely associated with it. The latest PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ‘Global State of Information Security Survey’ has found that staff, service providers, suppliers or…

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How to survive the worsening cyber threat landscape

Industry and government cybersecurity experts offer advice for protecting business assets and reputation in an increasingly dangerous cyber threat landscape. Don’t expect the cyber threat landscape to get safer anytime soon. That’s the message given by speakers at two recent Boston-based events. “By any measure you want to use, the…

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We’re under constant threat of cyberattack, and Congress isn’t prepared to do anything about it

Last October a coordinated cyberattack sabotaged massive parts of the American and European Internet. The Mirai Botnet turned our Internet-connected devices against us. Millions of webcams, VCRs, baby monitors and telnet services were seized and used to take down Twitter, major news outlets and commercial infrastructure. Web access was cut off,…

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