As an increasing number of industries and organizations begin to fully recognize the cybersecurity crisis, they have issued a variety of standards, guidelines and road maps designed to help organizations prevent data breaches. While well-intentioned, the wide variety of sometimes overlapping standards can be quite confusing to the organizations that need them the most.  In […]

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Sen. Patrick Leahy says a comprehensive review of publicly released reports and more detailed information provided to members of Congress leads to an inescapable conclusion: The Russian government used cyber espionage to influence the presidential election by trying to undermine the credibility of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. “Nobody should doubt the intelligence services on this, […]

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The joint counter-espionage IDF Military Intelligence and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) operation against Hamas that was cleared for publication on Wednesday has revealed that the Gazan terror organization is now equipped with a cyber unit, which possesses considerable abilities. This Hamas cyber unit has been aided by foreign experts in the field. Hamas’s efforts […]

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Tom Johansmeyer, Assistant Vice President, PCS Strategy Development at ISO, launched the Verisk Insurance Solutions reinsurance initiative, and works closely with global reinsurance and capital markets stakeholders worldwide to identify critical needs and collaborate on solutions to address them.Artemis spoke with Johansmeyer about the evolution of the catastrophe bond market, a sub-sector of the insurance-linked […]

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For the better part of the last 10 years, we have been unwillingly engaged in a developing set of battles on several cyber-fronts, including business, healthcare, industry, education and government. These have been largely a disorganized set of skirmishes that usually result in the attackers making off with valuable personal information, ransom attacks where money is […]

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Everyone knows cyber-criminals pose a multitude of threats.  Some of the dangers are personal, some corporate and others are national.  US Bank Cybersecurity Partnership Executive Jenny Menna told a Chamber Forum audience Monday that businesses are in an unprecedented cyber-threat landscape, thanks to the ubiquitous use of laptops and smartphones.  “It changes the risk for […]

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DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced the general availability of its cyber threat intelligence-as-a-service offering. Delivered by Optiv’s dedicated team of cyber threat intelligence and security experts, this new technology-enabled service is powered by a cutting-edge technology platform from IntSights, a leading intelligence-driven security provider for cyber threats. […]

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WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security said Wednesday his top priority in 2017 will be to push for creation of a cybersecurity agency within the Department of Homeland Security. “DHS needs focus and resources, and they are doing a decent job, but could be doing a lot better with […]

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Gov. Butch Otter is expected to announce a new office position focused on cyber security within the next week.  At Monday’s State of the State address, Otter emphasized the need for heightened cyber security at the state level. “Cyber-crime and even cyber-warfare are very real and growing threats,” Otter said Monday.  Lt. Gov. Brad Little confirmed […]

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