2018

Editor’s note: The following content is sponsored by Polsinelli PC but independently produced by Startland News. We see the fallout nearly every day.Another company, government or celebrity that’s been technologically compromised, prompting officials to scramble on how to best calm customers, citizens and stakeholders. And when you lead one of the nation’s top cybersecurity law […]

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When it comes to cybersecurity, the insider threat is one of the most vexing challenges faced by healthcare organizations. It is the internal threat posed by employees, contractors or business associates that have information and access to the data and computer systems of that healthcare provider. This particular threat isn’t driven by evil intent, but […]

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At the request of several Federal agencies, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) has created and released a framework for organizations to better share indications and warnings (IW) of cyberattacks and deconstruct that data into indicators that can be monitored. “The intent of this framework is to give government, academic, and industry professionals a […]

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — The fast-moving trend to take everything we value to the digital space has tremendous benefits, but it also makes us more vulnerable to cyberattacks, said cybersecurity expert John Carlin. “That’s why it’s so urgent that people understand where we are now, so we have the resolve to fix it,” Carlin said. The […]

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This year has brought major changes to government cybersecurity, including a new Homeland Security office authorized to tackle long-range cyber challenges and new initiatives to shore up the cybersecurity of government supply chains and expel risky contractors. Federal agencies are also preparing for a host of new cyber reporting metrics and doubling down on efforts […]

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Getty Israeli cybersecurity consulting startup Sygnia announced today it will be acquired by Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but a source familiar with the transaction said it is worth $250 million. The acquisition highlights the growing significance of cybersecurity to investors around the […]

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—IN its determination to neutralise the strength of terrorists’ activities on the cyber space, the Nigerian Army has established a cyber command centre. The command, according to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, is principally to empower the Nigerian Army with the capabilities to protect its data and network […]

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Ransom Computer Hacker Data Extortion 3d Illustration Shows Ransomware Used To Attack Computer Data And Blackmail A new report looking at the behavior, market conduct and outcomes of ransomware attacks, suggests that there is not only honor among cyber thieves, but that the ransomware market is becoming efficient, even automated. Coveware, a company that specializes […]

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