Tag Archives: cyber security

The 10 Biggest Cybersecurity Trends In 2024 Everyone Must Be Ready for Now (Forbes)

By the end of the coming year, the cost of cyber attacks on the global economy is predicted to top $10.5 trillion. This staggering amount reflects the growing need for cyber securi... More

CISOs, Board Members and the Search for Cybersecurity Common Ground (Decipher)

While boards and CISOs have vastly different roles and priorities, collaboration between the two is fundamental for making key prioritization, strategic and budgetary decisions, an... More

Can We Take Business Lessons From Cybercriminals? (Tech HQ)

While we defend our businesses like islands, information sharing is giving cyber attackers the upper hand. ... More

Why It’s Make-or-Break Time for the World’s VPN Market (TWA)

The thousands of workers performing their duties remotely over the past few weeks are facing a barrage of cybersecurity risks. Enterprise security teams have been scrambling to ado... More

Check the Most Desirable Entry-Level Cybersecurity Skills (Thrive)

Looking for a job in cyber security? Good thinking. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for information security analysts is growing by 32 percent from... More

Are Your Passwords Too Complex? (Richey May Blog)

Despite advancements in biometric technologies and the use of multi-factor authentication (MFA), passwords are still today’s front-line defense when it comes to cybersecurity and... More

Hackers are Becoming Sector Savvy: Here’s How to Keep Up With Their Changing Tactics (Forbes)

As an example of how sophisticated hackers are becoming, new incidents may be indicative of a larger move away from mass-issued ransomware or phishing attacks, toward more targeted... More

M&E Journal: The Intangible Costs of Hacks (And What You Can Do About Them)

By Zuly Gonzalez, Co-Founder and CEO, Light Point Security - HBO. Sony. Netflix. What do they all have in common? Every one of them has lost content in the past few years, with ... More

5 IT Security Roles Businesses are Most Desperate to Fill (Tech Republic)

Finding and retaining workers in IT security continues to be a challenge for organizations, though IT professionals report a modestly increased shortfall of skilled security worker... More

Can Blockchain Fix Cybersecurity?

The technology holds a lot of promise for security, but there’s still a long way to go before it sees serious enterprise adoption. ... More

Tata Communications Launches Specialized Cybersecurity Lab

Digital infrastructure firm Tata Communications has launched a new cybersecurity lab at SASTRA Deemed University in Tamil Nadu in Dubai, with the goal of partnering with other univ... More

IBC 2018: Convergent Risks to Host Cyber Game Lunch (CDSA)

Risk mitigation firm Convergent Risks, will host a Cyber Security Forum lunch at IBC 2018, a one-day, invitation-only event that brings together CTOs, CIOs, CISOs and security prof... More

Research: 4G is Vulnerable to Same Types of Attacks as 3G (Cyber Scoop)

The 4G wireless telecommunications protocol is vulnerable to the same types of remote exploitation as its 3G predecessor, new research emphasizes. As with the flaw-ridden protocol ... More

5 Ways to Fight Back Against Cybersecurity Attacks: The Power of Active Defense (Forbes)

Active defense is not about attacking adversaries. It is about detecting and derailing attacks early, gathering the intelligence needed to understand the attack, and stopping and p... More

U.S. on Cybersecurity: We Need a Better Plan to Deter Hacker Attacks (ZDNet)

The US needs to fundamentally rethink its strategies for stopping cyber attacks and should develop a tailored approach to deterring each of its key adversaries, according to a new ... More

Cloud Security: The Reason Hackers Have it So Easy Will Infuriate You (Fast Company)

You would think that the safeguarding of customer passwords and other credentials would be a top priority for IT professionals, but as we all know from repeated reports of data bre... More

Addressing the Massive Cybersecurity Skills Gap: Where Do We Begin? (SecurityIntelligence)

There are an estimated 350,000 open cybersecurity positions in the U.S., according to a 2017 report from Cybersecurity Ventures. And it looks as though the talent shortage won’t ... More

Security Researchers Want to Force People to Use Different Passwords for Every Website (TechRepublic)

Reusing passwords across multiple websites is now a common behavior for most people inundated with dozens of accounts to their favorite online properties. But the practice is fueli... More

Why Collaborate Defense Is the Future of Endpoint Management (SecurityIntelligence)

Criminals are collaborating on a global scale to target unpatched vulnerabilities and user negligence while resource-constrained IT teams struggle to keep up and manage increasingl... More

How IBM Security is Helping Cybersecurity Pros Collaborate Like the Bad Guys (TechRepublic)

Sridhar Muppidi, Co-CTO of IBM Security: "We think collaboration, just like the bad guys are collaborating with each other with sharing attack pipes and data. Similarly, the good g... More