Cyber Security

In May 2016, LinkedIn’s corporate blog announced that, “we became aware of an additional set of data that had just been released that claims to be email and hashed password combinations of more than 100 million LinkedIn members” from a theft in 2012. It advised all LinkedIn members to change their passwords. Cyber attacks, the […]

The Cyber Security Trade Mission will visit Istanbul (pictured) and Ankara, Turkey, in early December.(Photo: Moyan Brenn) Few would argue against the notion that cybersecurity has become a hot topic in government and industry circles. But now and again there are clear, unassailable signs that this is the case. One such sign comes from the […]

The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) announced new leadership on July 6 with the appointment of its first director. Mike Geraghty, a longtime cybersecurity professional, was appointed by the state’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) Director Chris Rodriguez. The public safety agency oversees the integrated cybersecurity group, which was created […]

Security professionals need to rely on more than ‘vaccinations’ to protect the health and safety of company systems and data. As humans, we try and do everything we can to keep our bodies healthy. We do our best to follow preventative measures like taking vitamins or getting vaccines. We try and eat right to keep […]

Post-Quantum, a U.K.-based cybersecurity firm, has closed an £8 million ($10.4 million) Series A round from Hong Kong-based VMS Investment Group and AM Partners. Founded out of London in 2009, Post-Quantum specializes in what it calls “defence-grade” cybersecurity tools, aimed at enterprises and organizations such as investment banks, government, and healthcare. The company’s suite of […]

European lawmakers have approved a new cybersecurity law, a first for the continent, which pushes for greater cyber-defenses and mandates that companies report cyberattacks. The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France endorsed the draft law, which imposes rules and obligations on array of industries, including banking, energy, transport, and tech giants. The new rules compel companies […]