Remember how much digital ink we’ve spilled talking about how bad modern cyber security is? Well! Now Congress is actually (maybe!) going to do something about it. The Internet of Things Cyber Security Act of 2017 is a bipartisan bill put forth by US Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ron Wyden D-OR, and […]

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In the past two years, companies all over the world spent $157 billion on information security products. For comparison, the total expenses of the state government of New York amounted to $150.7 billion in 2016.  Shutterstock Just for our amusement, let’s imagine a silver bullet with a cost comparable to information security expenses. It would weigh 302.5 […]

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At least three cyber espionage campaigns and several malware samples in recent months have employed ancient technique, Kaspersky Lab says. In a potentially worrisome trend for enterprises, threat actors have increasingly begun using the ancient technique of steganography to conceal data theft and other malicious activity on compromised systems. Steganography is a term that describes […]

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JAKARTA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — Indonesia will cooperate with Google to counter spread of radicalism in cyber media following a spate of suicide attacks in the country which used internet as a facility, a minister said on Friday. Minister of Communication and Information Rudiantara said the inclusion of Google in the move would shorten the […]

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The partnership aims to drive cyber threat research and education to improve organizational cyber threat management. August 3, 2017 – Frisco and Dallas, TX – HITRUST and Trend Micro announced today a partnership to create the HITRUST Cyber Threat Management and Response Center, which will expand and enhance the capabilities of the HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX), the most […]

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Source: David via Flickr (Modified) The cyber security company FireEye (FEYE) is a company whose stock could pay great dividends in the coming year. It has made some large acquisitions and its losses have been significant over the last two years, as a result. It seems stabilized now and it was selling at around $15 […]

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(TNS) — Further cementing its ambitions as a national powerhouse in cybersecurity education, Columbus State University announced Tuesday that it received a $174,000 grant from the National Security Agency to develop a new tool for rapid cybersecurity training and curriculum development. “The award makes CSU one of the top universities in the nation in providing […]

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Governors are not traditionally known for their vast knowledge of IT systems or the importance of cybersecurity, but that stereotype seems to be giving way and leading to progressive discussions and leadership opportunities. Last year, the National Governors Association (NGA) turned its collective attention to fighting the nationwide opioid epidemic and outlining some best practices […]

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