The cybersecurity market could grow from $138 billion this year to $232 billion in 2022, according to research firm Markets and Markets. However, technical jargon and volatile growth can make it tough to understand this industry’s long-term prospects. So today I’ll highlight the seven key trends investors should follow in the cybersecurity industry next year. 1. […]

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Our annual cybersecurity conference at WGBH in Boston was a big hit last week. In times like these, security is on everyone’s mind—and it has become a critical issue in business and society. A few takeaways from the event (but you really had to be there): 1. Expect a lot more phishing-type attacks after the Equifax […]

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StockSnap StockSnap It’s time for a new type of discussion on cyber risk. Leaves aren’t the only things falling this season. Equifax executives, not to mention brand reputations, are dropping faster than acorns. Add compensation clawbacks and years of future litigation and things are looking bleak for Equifax. In a twisted case of misery loves company, […]

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Germany’s intelligence agency BfV has claimed that China is using fake LinkedIn profiles as a means of spying on German officials and politicians, alleging it is part of a “broad-based attempt to infiltrate in particular parliaments, ministries and government agencies”, as BfV head Hans-Georg Maassen put it. That is a very serious allegation, and BfV […]

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The rationale for Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel is that Russia conducted a cyberespionage attack — hacking — to interfere in the 2016 presidential campaign, and that the Trump campaign may somehow have “colluded” in this offense. Mueller has been at this for six months, and the FBI for a year before that. So isn’t […]

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233 views During a press conference held on Friday, the Korea Internet Security Agency (KISA) revealed a report predicting seven cyberattacks would likely come next year, with cryptocurrency exchanges as the likely targets. (Image: KISA) SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing interest in cryptocurrency, security experts have warned that North Korean hackers could target […]

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Despite years of negotiations, countries have been unable to agree on what kind of cyber hacking activities violate international law, one of the world’s leading cyber-warfare law experts told The Jerusalem Post during his current visit to Israel. Michael Schmitt is not only the lead author of the Tallinn Manuals, the most influential international treatises […]

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CLOSE Stop making these security mistakes. Columnist Kim Komando tells you where you’re leaving yourselves exposed online and how to keep your data and personal info safe from hackers and crooks. USA TODAY George Cox(Photo: Submitted photo) In this digital age where everything from your garage door to your laptop, tablet, smartphone and light bulb […]

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