Fidelis Cybersecurity has introduced a database and two freeware tools that work to detect cyber threats and protect network infrastructure from data theft. The Barncat Threat Intelligence Database contains a collection of more than 100,000 records of malware-derived configuration settings in remote access tools and is designed to help cyber analysts identify and attribute cyber […]

“We are in a unique position to offer a world-class IT security conference, not just for IT professionals, but for C-level executives and business owners who have the authority to institute change within their organization,” said John McNeely, president of Sword Shield Enterprise Security, the IT security firm hosting EDGE2016. “Cyber security is on everyone’s […]

Five employees from cybersecurity firm Quadsys have admitted to hacking to a rival company’s servers to allegedly steal customer data and pricing information. According to The Register, members of the top Quadsys ranks pleaded guilty to hacking charges following a string of hearings. The owner of Quadsys, Paul Streeter, managing director Paul Cox, director Alistair […]

July 22, 2016 Cyber-security experts in Russia are concerned about the data collecting abilities of apps such as Pokemon Go, even speculating whether they were specifically created by western security services as cyber-espionage tools pokemongo Speaking to, Alexander Gorokhov, a former Major-General of the Russian Federal Security Service, commented that modern mobile applications may […]

In March, Trump was wrong about several aspects of cyberwar. This time, he stuck to statements so anodyne that they’re nearly impossible to fact check. Like before, Trump appears particularly worried about the difficulty of tracking down the perpetrators of cyberattacks. That’s certainly one of the things that makes cyberwar trickier than a conventional conflict: […]

Employees of the U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) now have the opportunity to gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of cybersecurity, thanks to a graduate-level certificate offered by the University of Delaware. The certificate is part of a continuing effort to “better train U.S. Army engineers in all things cyber.” […]

INDUSTRY INSIGHT Putting the NIST Cyber Security Framework to work By John B. Wood Jul 21, 2016 Cybersecurity is essential to the nation’s economic health, its critical infrastructure and its national security. It must, therefore, be a priority for the next chief executive and commander in chief of the United States. It’s no surprise, then, […]