Cyber Security

Why Unsupervised Machine Learning is the Future of Cybersecurity (TechNative)

As we move towards a future where we lean on cybersecurity much more in our daily lives, it’s important to be aware of the differences in the types of AI being used for network s... More

Could Streaming Giants Start to Clamp Down on Password Sharing? (Marketplace)

Restricting password sharing doesn’t have an easy solution. Streaming providers are developing different approaches to combat the practice without having to institute Draconian m... More

What Leadership Qualities for CISOs are Most Important in 2020? (Security Intelligence)

Organizations today have to balance the need for continuous evolution along the digital continuum with the need to protect their data and operations and keep cyber risk at an accep... More

What are the Biggest Career Trends in Cybersecurity? (IT Pro)

Cybersecurity continues to be a popular career choice and understandably so. According to analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, the level of unemployment in the sector lies at just 1% and... More

We Need More Than Security Awareness to Combat Insider Threats (SI)

When I was new to the security industry, I firmly believed that people got infected with malware because they didn’t know how to be safe online. I thought problems happened becau... More

Will the UK’s New IoT Cybersecurity Rules Do Enough? (Tech HQ)

As the number of connected devices proliferates within households and businesses, the UK – in which just 27 percent of consumers aren’t even aware of the security issue – is ... More

Emotet Hacks Nearby Wi-Fi Networks to Spread to New Victims (BC)

A recently spotted Emotet Trojan sample features a Wi-Fi worm module that allows the malware to spread to new victims connected to nearby insecure wireless networks according to re... More

The Ransomware Threat (Thrive)

While ransomware has been around for over a decade, the number of variants, the advanced capabilities and the sheer volume of attacks over the past few years have firmly establishe... More

Guess What? GDPR Enforcement is on Fire! (ZDNet)

You read that right: GDPR enforcement is on fire! While fines are not always particularly high, our analysis shows that, in terms of volume, data protection authorities (DPAs) are ... More

Senators Propose Cybersecurity Coordinators for Every State (Decipher)

A bipartisan group of Senators are interested in establishing a cybersecurity leader for each state in order to increase the states' abilities to respond to cyberattacks. Sen. Magg... More

Are More Defined Parameters the Key to Addressing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap? (Security Intelligence)

recently came across a lively discussion on LinkedIn where the participants were debating the use of the term ‘cybersecurity’ when they really meant information security. The ... More

Cyber Insurance Policies Evolving to Meet Emerging Risks – and Premiums Reflect it (CIO Dive)

Insurers are revamping how they underwrite policies, which could make them less forgiving of a client's cybersecurity hygiene.... More

UK’s Cybersecurity Sector Now Worth £8.3B, But is a Skills Gap Looming? (CBR)

The UK’s cybersecurity sector is now estimated to be worth more than £8.3 billion, a significant rise of 46 percent from £5.7 billion in 2017, but a skills gap could be a major... More

Why Phishing Threatens Your Brand’s Integrity (CPO)

Phishing is one of those attack vectors that keep evolving and multiplying. Because it’s been around for so long, many security and privacy professionals underestimate how effect... More

Cybersecurity Technology Acquisitions Continue to Grow (Verdict)

The cybersecurity technology sector continues to experience a wave of acquisitions. Leading technology vendors and security service providers continue to strengthen their portfolio... More

How Generations Approach Cybersecurity: It’s Not One-Size Fits All (Verdict)

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Gen Z combine to make today’s working environment a multigenerational place and it stands to reason that each group will come with the... More

Important Updates to MPA Best Practices You Don’t Want To Miss

By Michael Wiley, CISSP, Director of Cybersecurity Services, Richey May Technology Solutions - Recently, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) updated the Content Security Best P... More

Why 2020 Will Be the Year AI Stops Being Optional for Security (Security Intelligence)

AI isn’t new. What is new is the growing ubiquity of AI in large organizations. In fact, by the end of this year, I believe nearly every type of large organization will find AI-b... More

NFL Responds to Widespread Hack That Hijacked Social Media Accounts (Variety)

The NFL, a week before Super Bowl LIV, was targeted by a hacking collective that temporarily commandeered social media accounts across Twitter and other platforms for the league an... More

Where to Deploy New Security Tools First for Maximum Effect (DXC Technology Blog)

You have your eye on a new piece of security technology or service and you want to evaluate it before deciding whether to commit to the effort of a full deployment. Alternatively, ... More