Cyber Security

Why Thinking Like Your Enemy Is A Valuable Strategy For Your Cybersecurity Portfolio (Forbes)

For the past year, I’ve been examining why companies need to take a portfolio approach to their cybersecurity. By this, I mean that, similar to a financial portfolio, companies s... More

Responding to the Rise of Fileless Attacks (Dark Reading)

Cybercriminals take the path of least resistance -- which is why more of them are adopting fileless attacks to target their victims. The threat is poised to grow as attackers recog... More

How Facebook, TV Companies are Winning the Fight vs. Illegal PPV Streaming (TNW)

Livestreaming is increasingly mainstream. Social behemoths like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook all come with the feature baked-in and prominently displayed. With just a flick of a ... More

Research Suggests Cybersecurity Skills Shortage is Getting Worse (CSO)

Each year, ESG does an annual global survey on the state of IT — the business value of IT, new IT initiatives, areas of concern, etc. This year’s research is based upon a surve... More

The Number of IoT Botnet C&C Servers Doubled in 2017 (Bleeping Computer)

In 2017, the number of command and control (C&C) servers used for managing IoT botnets has more than doubled, going from 393 in 2016 to 943 in 2017. The number is based on s... More

Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps (MIT Technology Review)

Many companies let workers monitor and manage machines—and sometimes entire industrial processes—via mobile apps. The apps promise efficiency gains, but they also create target... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Jan. 14, 2018 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version 28.0.0.137. Updates are available from Adobe’s website. Apple Multiple Products: Apple has release... More

Special Report: What You Should Know About Meltdown and Spectre

Widespread news reports about recently-discovered security vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre have many M&E security executives looking for answers about how severe ... More

What are Your 2018 Cybersecurity Intentions? (Security Boulevard)

With another year of too many high profile, and quite frankly avoidable, data breaches under our belts, it’s time to take a look forward and identify areas where you may be able ... More

Identity Theft Statistics Put Corporate Security in the Hot Seat (IBM Security Intelligence)

The numbers on identity theft are in, and it’s bad news for businesses. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), of the 174 million records breached in 2017, a sta... More

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018 (Infosecurity)

In the first part of our overall look at 2018 predictions, we determined six of the top 11 trends that were predicted for this year. In this second installment we will look at the... More

FHOOSH Announces Cybersecurity Strategic Alliance with Verizon Enterprise (CDSA)

Cybersecurity firm FHOOSH has announced it has formed a strategic alliance with Verizon Enterprise Solutions to enhance the Verizon Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) service w... More

Top Cyber Risks Businesses Should Prepare for in 2018 (Law.com)

This year’s top six cyber risks for businesses, according to The Chertoff Group principal Adam Isles, include: increase in destructive attacks targeting industrial control system... More

Intel CEO Krzanich Addresses Meltdown, Spectre at CES (CyberScoop)

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich addressed the Meltdown and Spectre bugs during his keynote speech at CES in Las Vegas, saying that forthcoming updates will fix all processors that have be... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Jan. 7, 2018 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Google Chrome: Google has released Google Chrome version 63.0.3239.132. Updates are available from within the browser or from Google Chrome’s websit... More

No Place For Passivity in Cybersecurity Leadership (IBM Security Intelligence)

By and large, the news in 2017 was not good on the cybersecurity front. Whether you follow media headlines or industry studies, attacks are up, breaches are larger and threat actor... More

Cybersecurity in 2018: What Will the New Year Bring? (Silicon Republic)

2017 saw election interference speculation, a slew of data breaches and major ransomware attacks. What should we be keeping an eye out for as the new year begins? Cybersecurity ... More

Believe It: Cybersecurity is Getting Better, Not Worse (InfoSecurity)

2017 was a tough year from a cybersecurity stand point. We’ve seen some of the biggest hacks and data breaches ever, as well as one of the most devastating ransomware/malware out... More

Software Updates for Workstations, Mobile Devices: How to Stay Safe and Sane (TechRepublic)

With cybercrime on the rise, maintaining a regular schedule of updates and applying critical out-of-band patches as vulnerabilities are discovered are paramount to maintaining the ... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Dec. 31, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Avast: Avast has released version 17.9.2322 for Free Antivirus. Updates are available on Avast’s website. AVG Antivirus: AVG has released version... More