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Cybersecurity blind spots: Applications Most enterprises rely on complex legacy applications for mission-critical operations. And therein lies the problem. “We had one of our clients tell us ‘A layer in our SAP system was not being taken care of that included managing roles, profiles, authorizations and permissions tied to business functions’,” said Juan Perez-Etchegoyen, CTO […]

“Insider threat,” the phenomenon of employees going bad, has become a key focus of corporate security departments, as companies become increasingly aware of how much damage an angry staffer or contractor can do by stealing or leaking intellectual property or other confidential data. In a feature in our July issue, Fortune’s Roger Parloff takes a […]

How big and how fast will the cybersecurity market grow in five years? Inquiring minds want to know. While cybersecurity spending has grown by 35x over the last 13 years, most big analyst firms still expect decent but modest growth in the next five years. However, according to a new report from market intelligence firm […]

Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We’re here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you’re […]

NEW YORK — Policymakers aren’t focused enough on cybersecurity threats facing the country’s electric grids as more of the infrastructure becomes connected to the internet, a think tank said Wednesday. “Cybersecurity has simply not been a priority,” said Mark Mills, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of a forthcoming paper about the […]

(TNS) — San Antonio technology companies have raised $600,000 to create a new incubator program to mentor young cybersecurity companies with management advice, help finding funding. CyberSecurity San Antonio, an industry-driven program sponsored by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, announced Thursday the new Build Sec Foundry, located at the Geekdom co-working space in the growing tech […]

Daniel Carnelley Security Consultant, IBM Follow Daniel Carnelley Daniel works for IBM in the Security Business Unit. Since joining IBM as a graduate in 2011, Daniel has taken on a number of roles in the security unit, including analyst,… See All Posts Type “cybersecurity skills gap” into your favorite search engine and you’ll find thousands […]