The Department of Defense’s Inspector General took the agency to task in a Nov. 8 report that says four DoD components failed to fully implement the 2015 Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) which aims to encourage sharing of cybersecurity threat data between the government and the private sector. The IG found that the four DoD […]

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It’s time you change the way you talk to your SMB customers about cyber attacks. More than half of small businesses fell victim, last year, according to Ponemon Institute Research. You can do one of two things with that information: 1. Hope these hypothetical statistics mean something to your customers. 2. Show customers their cyber […]

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Amid the broad market sell-off, the cyber security industry appears well poised on higher IT spending budgets, increased cybercrimes and better-than-expected earnings for the July-September quarter. Most of the cyber security firms beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate for both earnings and revenues and offered robust guidance (read: Must-Watch ETF Areas Before Mid-Term Elections). Let’s check […]

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The security technologist Bruce Schneier wrote an essay a decade ago about what he called “the security mind-set,” or the ability to instinctively identify ways of subverting or compromising systems by using them in unexpected ways. “It’s far easier to teach someone domain expertise — cryptography or software security or safecracking or document forgery — […]

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TROY, N.Y. — For a second year in a row, a team of students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute earned top honors at the 15th anniversary edition of Cyber Security Awareness Week. A team of four computer science students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute once again took home top honors at the 15th anniversary edition of Cyber […]

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PexelsPexels Let’s be honest. Cybersecurity is one of the last things business executives or leaders really want to think about. You want to focus on your actual business, rather than a budgetary line item that seems mostly preventative. The problem is, though cybersecurity doesn’t directly affect your top line, ignoring it can have significant negative […]

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An online programme designed to inspire teenagers to think about a career in cyber security will continue for a second year after a successful pilot across England. Over 23,000 young people aged between 14 and 18 have already taken part in the Cyber Discovery programme which uses interactive games to teach teenagers about cyber security […]

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