Cyber Security

Your average security operations center is a very busy place. Analysts sit in rows, staring intently at computer monitors. Cybersecurity alerts tick past onscreen—an average of 10,000 each day. Somehow, the analysts must decide, in seconds, which of these are false alarms, and which might be the next Target hack. Which should be ignored, and […]

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Securing cyberspace is now a critical issue globally, for governments, businesses, citizens and consumers. The European Union is ramping up efforts to improve cybersecurity because it is fundamental to the safety and resilience of the economy and society. Governments, companies and individuals could be at risk of a potential cyberattack. Critical national infrastructure (utilities, transport, […]

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Cisco Systems (CSCO) wants organizational leaders to understand that improving their competitive advantage, not just responding to fear, should inspire their cybersecurity strategy. Fearful tales, however, are hard to ignore. One recent example: Virtually all IT systems of the largest civilian hospital chain in the nation’s capital, including the MedConnect electronic health records system installed by […]

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By Tim Devaney – 04/11/16 10:11 AM EDT Tuesday’s edition of the Federal Register contains new cyber security requirements for nuclear facilities, life insurance rules for military families, and donor screening guidelines for the Zika Virus. Here’s what is happening: Cyber: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is laying the groundwork for new cyber security requirements. […]

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Dell is making headway toward its spinoff of cybersecurity arm SecureWorks Inc., highlighting the strength of the cybersecurity sector amid an otherwise tough market for tech IPOs. Dell is looking to finance its pending $67 billion buyout of EMC Corp. (EMC – Get Report)  and on Monday, SecureWorks suggested that its initial public offering would be […]

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Is your company’s cybersecurity keeping you up at night? If you’re an IT professional, the answer to that question is probably yes. If you’re an IT executive, the answer to that question might be no – even if you work at the same company. What we’re seeing, says Jack Danahy, co-founder of Barkly, a Boston-based […]

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WICHITA, Kan. – The Wichita school district is taking steps to keep its computer network safe after last year’s attempted hack of its district-wide system. The Wichita school board meets Monday night and will decide whether to move forward with a cyber security update. The board will hear a recommendation from Superintendent John Allison and the […]

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