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Is a Huge Infrastructure Breach Coming Soon?

The big one is on its way. At least, a majority of cyber-security professionals believe that the nation's critical infrastructure will be hit by a major breach within the next two years. Worse, they also believe the current state of cyber-defense at U.S. government agencies leaves them unprepared to respond. These represent the most alarming findings of Black Hat's latest report, "Portrait of an... Read More >


Employees: Your Best Defense Against Cyber-Attacks

Storytelling is an effective way to engage people, and, in a world where content is king, it can help reinforce your cyber-resilience campaign. Read More >


Companies Struggle to Adopt IoT Security & Privacy

The internet of things (IoT) is rapidly moving into the mainstream of business, compelling organizations to examine and reexamine the fundamental ways they do business and manage technology. Yet, as technology evolves and expands, and as enterprises rewire and reinvent processes, there's a growing need to focus on security and privacy issues. A newly released PwC study, "Global State of... Read More >


The Cloud and Politics Are Growing Attack Triggers

Dominating the cloud and the world's political discourse apparently comes with a price. As the country that serves as the predominant location of cloud-hosted infrastructure globally, the United States has also become the epicenter of cyber-crime. An analysis of the "2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report" by NTT subsidiary Dimension Data found that the overwhelming majority of cyber-attacks... Read More >


Business Braces for More Ransomware Assaults

Cyber-security teams need to brace themselves for more action: Ransomware attacks are likely to increase during the second half of this year, according to a recent survey conducted by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association), a nonprofit group for IT and information systems professionals. More than four out of five survey respondents expect an upsurge in attacks, and most of them... Read More >


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