June 2017

Executives and investors are hiring an unlikely crowd to help them do deals: computer geeks. Companies and investment funds are adding an extra layer of scrutiny to acquisitions by screening targets for cybersecurity risks, as global computer attacks raise awareness. That’s prompting offers specifically tailored to takeovers by a variety of players, from consultants like […]

The hackers are winning, so the market for cybersecurity insurance is booming. Today businesses accept that they are likely to be breached no matter how much they spend on defenses, and they’ve begun looking for someone to share the cost. Pricing the risk is difficult, however (see “Insurers Scramble to Put a Price on a […]

With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business, CNET@Work can help you — prosumers to small businesses with fewer than five employees — get started. If a computer repair and data recovery company can get hacked, so can you. New York-based LaptopMD.com got victimized by a cyberattack when an attacker exploited a vulnerability in […]

Netanyahu emphasized that, at one time in history it was a disadvantage to say you came from Israel but, today, the world looks towards Israel for solutions to the global security threat. … read more at: https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/israel/diplomacy-defense/148878-170626-israel-and-us-to-launch-bilateral-effort-to-combat-cyber-terror

When the financial services industry undertook a cyber attack simulation called Quantum Dawn in 2013, the exercise shined a spotlight on the importance of cyber war games in helping organizations improve incident response. Quantum Dawn is an example of how complex cyber war games can be. But not all cyber attack simulations need be so […]

Congress has a growing opportunity to lead on cybersecurity policy after years of playing catch-up with the previous administration, but it remains to be seen which congressional committees will emerge as cyber leaders and whether multiple panels can work together to address cyber priorities. As the Trump administration focuses on technology upgrades throughout the federal […]