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Cybersecurity blind spots: Vulnerabilities and risks How should companies deal with vulnerabilities? It may depend on the specific vertical industry an organization is in, according to Pavel Slavin, technical director of medical device cybersecurity at healthcare firm Baxter International. “We can’t just take a Microsoft patch on Tuesday and apply it — medical devices can’t […]

July 14, 2016 Researchers spotted the China-based browser sending sensitive data to a server in Beijing. Researchers at Fidelis Cybersecurity and Poland-based Exatel found that the Maxthon browser sends sensitive data to a browser in Beijing and is prone to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. The browser regularly sends a small encrypted file containing the user’s entire […]

*Editor’s note: Steve Morgan is the Founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures. Cybersecurity Ventures recently reported worldwide spending on cyber defense products and services is forecast to exceed $1 trillion for the five-year period from 2017 to 2021 — driven by the dramatic rise in cybercrime, the ransonware epidemic, the refocusing of malware from PCs […]

Colchester, Vt. In Safety Matters, how well can Vermont respond to any situation thrown it’s way?  That’s the question state leaders hope to answer through a mass emergency response exercise. It’ll be the biggest drill ever held in Vermont, and it’s just a week and a half away.  The exercise is being called Operation Vigilant […]