Security Archives


Why Companies Must Share Cyber-Threat Intelligence

If it seems as if the cyber-security landscape just keeps getting more threatening, you're not imagining things. For example, in February, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles paid 40 bitcoins—about $17,000—to unlock its computer systems after a ransomware attack shut down its IT systems for nearly two weeks. How can organizations prepare for and respond to... Read More >


Weak Security Practices Endanger Enterprises

Over the last few years, cyber-security vulnerabilities and threats have grown rapidly, and addressing them has become infinitely more complex. At this point, it is obvious that it's not a question of whether a breach will occur, but when. Inboxes, Web pages, databases and more are all under heavy assault. Worse, a breach has growing economic consequences for companies large and small. It can... Read More >


Cyber-War Gets Real

The boundaries of cyber-warfare are expanding, but with few of the restrictions that apply to conventional warfare. And justifications for cyber-war are murky. Read More >


Do You Have Enough Cyber-Security Insurance?

There’s a huge gap in cyber-security insurance policies: They provide little or no protection against the physical damage to systems caused by malware attacks. Read More >


Cyber-Security Is Business' Business

The main force for American cyber-defense, according to General Michael Hayden, has to be the private sector, with the government acting in a supporting role. Read More >


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