Cybersecurity executives from across the nation will seek to combat the rapidly-evolving cyber threat landscape and address the critical shortage of professionals at the Centers of Academic Excellence Executive Leadership Forum on April 24 to 25 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach hotel. The University of West Florida, a nationally-recognized leader in cybersecurity education and training, […]

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This week’s ransomware cyber attack on Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminium producers, is a clear demonstration of the growing threat facing firms within the maritime and ocean industries, says Per Martin Tanggaard, Director of Nor-Shipping. Norsk Hydro computer systems were initially hit by the comparatively new LockerGoga virus on Monday. It then […]

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Featured speakers for Tulsa Cyber Summit 2019 are (clockwise from top left) John Brennan, former director of the CIA; Aanchal Gupta, Facebook director of security; Daniel C. Holtzman, United States Air Force cyber technical director; Pablos Holman, tech futurist and inventor; Kim Keever, chief information security officer and senior vice president of security and technology […]

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With a huge shortage in cybersecurity staff and automation alone unable to fill the gap, security operations centers need a new strategy. Government agencies and companies wage daily battles against sophisticated hackers and unexpected intrusions. A good security operations center should operate like a hospital emergency room where physicians rely heavily on the support of […]

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Fred Cate, one of the nation’s top cybersecurity experts, says data and privacy issues in the United States will always be difficult because an open society means people weigh their independence against the inconvenience of security. But Cate, vice president for research at Indiana University, who specializes in information privacy and security law issues, said […]

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Data breaches exposed more than two billion records last year, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. One layer of cybersecurity protection is no longer enough to keep client information safe and solution providers from becoming overwhelmed with support requests. Endpoint protection combined with DNS protection and Security Awareness Training not only detect and catch […]

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Hundreds of thousands of units of Medtronic implantable cardiac devices, programmers and home monitors are vulnerable to cybersecurity incidents, according to two US federal government notices. On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an FDA safety communication, while the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team […]

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Federal 100’s cyber stewards By GCN Staff Mar 22, 2019 For the last 30 years, FCW, GCN’s sibling publication focusing on the business of federal IT, honors 100 people who made a significant contribution to federal IT. The 2018 Federal 100 Award winners includes many whose accomplishments have improved cybersecurity in government. The winners will […]

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