Cyber Security

MADRID (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the U.S. government has to improve its cyber security practices for the modern age of smart phones and other technology, saying that hackers had targeted the White House. “I am concerned about it, I don’t think we have it perfect. We have to do […]

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There was a time when phishing emails were easily identifiable. Marked by broken English and an outlandish story, computer users could easily identify when someone was trying to scam them and hit the “delete” button instead. The problem for businesses now is that cybersecurity threats are becoming more sophisticated and the number of connected devices […]

REUTERS – U.S. cyber security company Imperva, which was founded and originally led by Israeli Shlomo Kramer, is seeking to hire an investment bank to help it explore strategic options after coming under pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation, according to undisclosed sources familiar with the matter. The move comes after Elliott unveiled […]

MADRID U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the U.S. government has to improve its cyber security practices for the modern age of smart phones and other technology, saying that hackers had targeted the White House. “I am concerned about it, I don’t think we have it perfect. We have to do better, we […]

The war against cybercriminals won’t be won alone. To keep hackers at bay, security vendors are establishing more ways for their customers to cooperate and share data about the latest threats — even as it sparks concerns about trust and competition. “We have to win this war together,” said Ben Johnson, chief security strategist of Carbon […]

The intellectual property agreement the U.S. and China signed last year has seemingly not been honored, as sensitive and valuable information has been targeted and obtained by hackers allegedly employed by the Chinese government. In an interview with “60 Minutes,” Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin explained the threat. “Our economy depends on the ability to […]

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Extended Studies, InfraGard Pittsburgh and ST Bank will present “Securing Our Region: A Cyber Security Seminar” on July 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, 711 Pratt Drive. The event is free and open to the community, but registration ahead of time […]

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Jeff Castillo works for a company that generates revenues from defending businesses and individuals against hackers and other cybercriminals. Castillo says he enjoys his job as the Philippines country manager of Fortinet, a US-based network security provider, as the competition between hackers and network security providers redefines the IT sector.  He faces constant challenges as […]