July 2018

Shutterstock One might consider the firewall the most significant invention in cybersecurity in the last 30 years. The firewall has certainly evolved since its inception in 1988 as simple packet filters, launching with stateful filters, then upgrading to its third-generation application layer firewall and more recently upgrading again to the next-generation firewall (NGFW). While NGFW […]

Retailers lost a whopping $57 billion to online cyber attacks in 2017, eclipsing losses from physical threats like shoplifting and inventory shrinkage. The scariest part? Most of these threats are orchestrated behind the scenes, and most retailers don’t realize what’s happening until it’s too late. As fraudsters increasingly leverage automation tools to launch attacks and […]

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York state is taking steps to ensure its elections infrastructure is protected from cyberattacks by foreign hackers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that an initiative with the state Board of Elections will help county elections boards strengthen their cyber security measures. The Democrat says the state will soon solicit contracts […]

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) have inked an agreement to jointly conduct cybersecurity exercises and exchange insights on the current threat landscape. The partnership would span three years and “enhance security threat intelligence sharing” between the two organisations, which would better enable Singapore to […]