February 2018

Screenshot of live cyber attack tracking throughout the world. (FireEye) Students are well-positioned to understand the dangers of living online. From checking grades and class schedules on school websites to emailing professors, to chatting with friends and sending snaps across the school library, students rely on the internet for many essential—and less than essential—services. They […]

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Accessories Stuart Weitzman and Paul Andrew Present at New York Fashion Week clock 14h • Thomas Waller … read more at: http://wwd.com/business-news/technology/nrf-hires-cybersecurity-chief-1202546919/

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PyeongChang Olympic organizers are investigating a possible attack on their internet and Wi-Fi systems about 45 minutes before the opening ceremony. Organizing committee spokeswoman Nancy Park says the defense ministry and a cybersecurity team are investigating the outage. She says the outage didn’t affect Friday’s opening ceremony or any competitions. She says systems were almost […]

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In any given week, there are typically multiple research reports and studies released by IT vendors that aim to provide interesting data points and insight into the latest trends.  The week of Feb. 5-9 there were at least six reports released, each with a different perspective on the changing face of both IT and cyber-security […]

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In any given week, there are typically multiple research reports and studies released by IT vendors that aim to provide interesting data points and insight into the latest trends.  The week of Feb. 5-9 there were at least six reports released, each with a different perspective on the changing face of both IT and cyber-security […]

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During a week where multiple senior Ukrainian government officials came to visit Washington, a bill designed to foster further collaboration on cybersecurity efforts between the U.S. and Ukrainian governments passed the House of Representatives late Wednesday night. Known as the “Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017,” the bipartisan legislation was first introduced by Rep. Brendan Boyle, […]

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The economic vitality and national security of the United States depends on a vast array of interdependent and critical networks, systems, services, and resources that constitute, in part, cyber space. It’s far too easy to take for granted how we communicate, travel, power our homes, bank, run our economy, and manage our integration into the […]

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As cybercrime continues to escalate, the risk of environmental claims increases for even small businesses such as gas stations and auto mechanics. (Image: National Underwriter Property Casualty magazine) While environmental carriers are monitoring developing mold claims following the devastating hurricane season, cyber activity continues to escalate, not just among large companies but at small- and […]

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There’s a growing demand for cybersecurity professionals –– and it’s showing in the salaries companies are willing to shell out for these highly sought-after specialists.   According to the Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey, cyber salaries are expected to increase by 7 percent while other IT roles are estimated to get a 2 percent increase. […]

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