August 2016

August 31, 2016 China has signaled an interest in a global approach to developing the country’s cybersecurity standards for foreign technology companies. China appears to have taken a more global approach to discussions involving the country’s cybersecurity standards. For the first time, the country has allowed foreign technology companies to participate in creating cybersecurity standards, […]

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With sophisticated hackers targeting everyone from Sony and Target to the Pentagon and State Department, the demand for skilled workers in cybersecurity has skyrocketed in recent years. Forbes magazine reports cybersecurity jobs are up 74 percent since 2007. The jobs are not only plentiful, they are high paying, offering a median salary of $116,000 – […]

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WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (KMOX) – Techies are leaving the military for more lucrative opportunities in the private sector, which will leave 2 million cybersecurity jobs unfulfilled by 2019. To help battle the military brain drain, Webster University is expanding its cybersecurity degree programs. University president Beth Stroble says despite the numerous job openings, there is interest the […]

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Russia is meddling in the U.S. presidential election. From the email hack of the Democratic National Convention in July to the cyberattacks on Hillary Clinton’s campaign and recent reports of hacks at The New York Times and other media organizations, evidence is mounting that Moscow has launched a sophisticated effort to interfere with and disrupt […]

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The campaign teams of both Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and Gerindra Party gubernatorial candidate Sandiaga Uno claim that they have identified certain online commentators who frequently make offensive comments about their respective candidates. However, they denied they had hired people to comment positively on their candidates and negatively on their rivals on social […]

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The EclecticIQ Cyber Threat Intelligence Maturity Model will be also released as a 20-page white paper, allowing organizations to chart their own course from threat intelligence to business value. Joep Gommers comments: “Enterprises and governments have become aware of cyber threats and have prioritized the business need for a threat intelligence practice capable of aligning […]

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Many are borne out of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Israel Defense Force’s Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200. Could any other nation keep up? If it seems to you like a hot new cybersecurity company springs out of Israel every week, you’re not far off. Israel is now the world’s second-largest exporter of cybersecurity products and […]

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