Cyber Security

(pexels) Half of young voters believe there hasn’t been enough discussion of cybersecurity in the current election campaign and a small majority say a candidate’s stance on the issue would influence their decision whether to support them. The data comes from a Zogby poll released by Raytheon and the U.S. government’s “Stop. Think. Connect.” campaign […]

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(pexels) Half of young voters believe there hasn’t been enough discussion of cybersecurity in the current election campaign and a small majority say a candidate’s stance on the issue would influence their decision whether to support them. The data comes from a Zogby poll released by Raytheon and the U.S. government’s “Stop. Think. Connect.” campaign […]

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Companies across all industries in the health care sector posted low scores for their cyber-security efforts—under 500—placing all in the warning range of scores. The heath care community is facing a serious crisis when it comes to dealing with cyber-security issues, according to an UpGuard report covering more than 500 health care companies. The results, […]

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While the threat of cybercrime continues to compel a growing number of organizations across industries worldwide to invest in cybersecurity, cyber stocks aren’t receiving the same frenzy from investors as a few years back. Some analysts, such as Brent Thill of UBS, believe the U.S. software cybersecurity “super cycle” is on its last legs, reports […]

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When it comes to the cybersecurity skills shortage, ESG research reveals the following: Forty-six percent of organizations claim that they have a “problematic shortage” of cybersecurity skills. This represents an increase of 18 percent compared to 2015.  A vast majority (87 percent) admit that it is “very difficult,” “difficult,” or “somewhat difficult” to recruit and […]

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One major mistake organisations and governments are making in protecting their systems is neglecting the importance of focusing on the person at the end of the attack, according to Keith Lowry, senior vice president at Sydney-based intelligence, analytics, and cybersecurity software firm Nuix. The 25-year cyber-veteran said that the majority of all insider threat programs […]

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Welcome to the brave new world of cybersecurity. A September survey by the Risk and Insurance Management Society found that 80% of the companies bought a stand-alone cybersecurity policy in 2016. The takeaway: Policies covering exclusively cyber exposures are now the norm for many large companies. The annual RIMS cyber survey polled 272 respondents on […]

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A regulation recently proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would require the implementation of a multi-faceted cybersecurity program to protect consumers will likely have a varying level of impact on local financial institutions and insurance companies. Philip A. Vanno @OD_Vanno A regulation recently proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would require the implementation of a […]

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