Cyber Security

Cybersecurity threatens leaders everwhere The biggest threat that leaders — and specifically, CEOs — face isn’t brand positioning, fighting the talent war or reporting higher earnings. Those are all important, yes, but the increasing threat of cybersecurity is changing how companies—and the leaders who lead them — stay competitive. Just think of all the consumer trust […]

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(Getty Images) As cybersecurity increases in importance, the room to improve cybersecurity efforts becomes harder on tighter budgets, but there are measures states can take. In 2017, there were 42 state-level bills introduced to improve government cybersecurity practice. State legislators are clearly interested in improving cybersecurity in their states overall, and they recognize that government needs to set […]

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The Lone Star State is getting more connected when it comes to cybersecurity. Todd Kimbriel, the state’s chief information officer, says in a video interview with StateScoop that Texas is working on the development of an information sharing organization to coordinate cybersecurity activities across government, K-12 schools, higher education, small businesses and the private sector. “We’re […]

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The Trump administration is already developing a pattern of being long on oratory but short on tangible action, and, sad to say, the President’s cybersecurity Executive Order is following the script. No matter, it seems, that massive and increasing cyberattacks domestically and internationally are shredding confidence in the ability of major institutions to protect sensitive, […]

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Computer security makes use of many skill setsHero Images/Getty By Douglas Heaven Studying music? Good news, you may have the skills to work in cybersecurity. An online training platform launching next week in the UK – with the backing of Robert Hannigan, the former director of the country’s GCHQ intelligence agency – is designed to […]

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Just in time for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Reps. Tom Graves, R–Georgia, and Kyrsten Sinema, D–Arizona, introduced a revised version of the Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act, which would allow companies to access computers that don’t belong to them in the name of self-defense. Josephine Wolff explains (again!) why “hacking back” is the worst cybersecurity policy […]

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Despite the rise of ransomware and other malicious attacks, 44% of companies worldwide said they do not have an overall information security strategy, according to the 2018 Global State of Information Security Survey from PwC. Further, 48% of the 9,500 executives surveyed across 120 countries said they do not have an employee security awareness training […]

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It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and it couldn’t have come at a better time, considering we all just went through National Equifax Breach Awareness Month. Consider freezing or locking your credit files at all three credit bureaus. If you’re still upset with the credit bureau for the hack that exposed the personal data of more […]

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The Trump administration is already developing a pattern of being long on oratory but short on tangible action, and, sad to say, the President’s cybersecurity Executive Order is following the script. No matter, it seems, that massive and increasing cyberattacks domestically and internationally are shredding confidence in the ability of major institutions to protect sensitive, […]

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ONTARIO: Cyber security is the top concern regarding digital technologies and processes for firms globally (63 per cent) but only a few (37 per cent) actually have a formal digital transformation strategy in place when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, new research said on Tuesday. BlackBerry has released findings from a new […]

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