Cybersecurity

 
 
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    Cybersecurity Predictions For 2018 And Beyond

    One firm’s research indicates that Cybercrime will cost the world $6-trillion annually by 2021, up from about half of that figure in 2015. Wi-Fi and mobile devices will account for nearly 80 percent of IP traffic by...

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    Tense Jokes For Russian Techies In Silicon Valley

    The many Russian immigrant entrepreneurs and techies in Silicon Valley are getting a mixed message these days. Investors, colleagues, and social acquaintances often regard them with some mixture of wariness and awe at their presumed skill. It...

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  • Remote Hackers Infect Cash Machines, Then “Money Mules” Clean It Out

    The modus operandi typically starts with a phishing attack targeting a bank employee. If that's successful it's followed by the installation of malware that controls an ATM.

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  • Equifax Suits Face Big Hurdles

    More than 70 class actions have been filed since the Equifax breach, but according to an article in USA Today, relatively few contain allegations of sufficient specificity to be certified. According to Kevin Sharp, a former federal...

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    DeLoitte Hacked, Blue Chip Clients Compromised

    The Big Four Accountancy Firm DeLoitte was the victim of a cybersecurity attack that went unnoticed for months, according to the Guardian. The hackers potentially had access to emails, usernames, passwords, IP addresses, architectural diagrams for businesses...

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  • Why Social Security Numbers Make Us Vulnerable

    Businesses and financial services companies use them as “authenticators,” as well as identifiers. That’s a problem, according to this analysis from Bloomberg writer Elaine Ou, written shortly after the Equifax hack.  It’s a recipe for cybersecurity failure,...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • This Is a Warning Not a Watch

    British Cybersecurity chief Ian Levy says a “category one” cyber-attack, the most serious kind, will happen soon. Levy, directs the National Cybersecurity Centre which categorizes breaches like hurricanes, and the big one is on the way, he...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Buying The Right Cyber Insurance Policy

    The need has never been greater, but insurers are now excluding cyber risks from standard policies, both general liability and D&O. Specialized cyber policies, meanwhile, are not standardized. What should companies keep in mind as they enter...

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  • Cybersecurity Top Priority For Trump’s NIST Nominee

    Walter Copan, a chemist, and president and CEO of Colorado-based Intellectual Property Engineering Group, has been nominated to direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Copan tells science magazine that he views cybersecurity as both...

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  • Kaspersky Says “You Can Trust Us”

    Eugene Kaspersky said through an interview with the BBC that there is no reason to mistrust his company, Kaspersky Lab, as he pleaded with U.S. customers to “stay with us.” This comes on the heels of an...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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