Cyber Security

Bob Tremblay @BobTremblay_MW Cyberattacks may be bloodless, but they are far from painless, especially for the besieged company that sees its services temporarily or indefinitely disrupted. One such high-tech assault is the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. This occurs when multiple systems flood the bandwidth or resources of a targeted system, preventing legitimate requests for services from […]

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Cybercrime has been on the rise since the internet became an influential source of information. People are constantly provided with fake and misleadings new and are even robbed of their personal data. The increasing exposure of people to technology has also increased the opportunities for theft, fraud, and other crimes. In a world of cybersecurity “chaos,” […]

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Cybersecurity entrepreneur Amnon Bar-Lev, president of Check Point Software and founder of Xpert Integrated Systems, shares the business advice he wishes he had when he started out. BBC News caught up with him earlier this year at the annual Infosecurity Europe conference. To keep up to date with CEO Secrets and go behind the scenes, […]

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Michael Flynn, the man President-elect Donald Trump plans to name as U.S. national security advisor, believes the government is falling behind on cybersecurity. Trump named Flynn to his cabinet on Friday after the former military intelligence leader acted as the top military advisor to Trump’s presidential campaign. Flynn previously was director of the Defense Intelligence […]

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The home of the CIA and the Pentagon has signed a deal with Victoria to share cyber security information. Travelling from the US, Virginia’s Governor Terry McAuliffe on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding with Victorian premier Daniel Andrews to allow the two states to share research on cyber crime and online privacy. The deal […]

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Cybersecurity company Optiv Security Inc, majority owned by Blackstone Group LP (BX.N), filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of its common stock on Friday. The company set a nominal fundraising target of $100 million in its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing showed that both Optiv and its […]

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Clark State was named a Center of Academic Excellence because of its cutting-edge program that provides students in-depth training in the field and the cyber-security it uses to protect its own assets, said Dan Heighton, a professor of computer networking and cyber-security. … read more at: http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/local-education/clark-state-cyber-security-program-gets-national-recognition/2LfuQgVmVeSONAxyZJwpKP/

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They say opposites attract. While my husband and I have many important things in common, we are complete opposites in one area. He’s a “risk taker,” and me … well, not so much. Rather than being labeled as “risk adverse,” I prefer the term “caution giver.” I’m a federal employee. I come from a long […]

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Michael Flynn, the man President-elect Donald Trump plans to name as U.S. national security advisor, believes the government is falling behind on cybersecurity. Trump named Flynn to his cabinet on Friday after the former military intelligence leader acted as the top military advisor to Trump’s presidential campaign. Flynn previously was director of the Defense Intelligence […]

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Cybersecurity company Optiv Security, majority owned by Blackstone Group, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of its common stock on Friday. The company set a nominal fundraising target of $100 million in its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing showed that both Optiv and its shareholders were offering […]

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