Brian Wisniewski is an Army Reservist, a manager of engineering security at Rockwell Autoation, and an adjunct researcher at the Rand Corporation. Cyber threats have metastasized worldwide. In the U.S., they have presented as security issues for critical infrastructure, such as industrial sites, and cast doubt on the integrity of crucial information technology systems used for […]

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Cyber threat info sharing made easier By Mark Rockwell Apr 17, 2017 The next iteration of STIX, the machine-to-machine  cyber threat information-sharing language, is nearing completion. STIX (or the Structured Threat Information eXchange), was  designed under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security to facilitate information sharing between industry, critical infrastructure operators and government […]

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In the face of a growing number of cybersecurity threats and increasingly sophisticated attacks, IT professionals need help. Unfortunately, they’re having a hard time finding it. According to Cisco, there are more than 1 million unfilled cybersecurity positions around the globe. To drive that nail further, a recent report published by ISACA states that many cybersecurity positions […]

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NAFAC Week By Lin Yang Kang The Internet has grown phenomenally since the 1990s and currently has about 3.5 billion users who make up 47 percent of the world population.1 Out of the 201 countries surveyed, 38 percent have a penetration rate of at least 80 percent of its population.2 The ubiquity and reliance on cyberspace to […]

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About 95 percent of security breaches involve human error. Companies incur an average cost of $4 million for every security breach. Michael King, 42, of Yoakum, offers a way to combat that for business owners and their employees with his business, Shield Logic. King opened the business at the start of the year and provides […]

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