Last year, CIO, CSO and PricewaterhouseCoopers released a new Global State of Information Security survey, which polled more than 10,000 executives from 127 countries about IT security. The results were a mixed bag, with security incidents up 38% over 2014 but corresponding budgets rising only 24%. The survey reflected broad thinking [...]
This year’s highly anticipated Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report (Verizon DBIR) analyzed cybersecurity findings from 100,000 incidents and 2,260 confirmed breaches, taking a deep dive into popular attack types and threats in 2015. Show More Summary
Cybersecurity company acquired by chip maker for more than $7 billion.
Computer security has become big business, namely because the number of cybersecurity threats plaguing consumers and organisations have increased dramatically in the last few years. Cybercriminals are exceptionally creative and are constantly developing new malware to wreak havoc on computer systems, steal valuable data or worse. Show More Summary
It pays to be just a little paranoid. It helped one guy in Vienna avoid having his ATM card info stolen. YouTube user Ben Tedesco, who claims to work in cybersecurity, spotted an ATM skimming device while in Vienna, Austria. Starting...Show More Summary
Some might call you paranoid, but who cares. You’re taping up your webcam in the name of security, and you’re checking the ATMs you use to spot skimmers. At least, you should be. If […]
Whoda thunk it? A tourist/cybersecurity expert Benjamin Tedesco was hanging out in Vienna when he walked up to an ATM. Because he trusts no one he decided to give the reader a little tug and came away with a working skimmer designed to look exactly like the card slot on the original machine. Show More Summary
Ben Tedesco of the cybersecurity company Carbon Black found an ATM skimmer while he was on vacation in Vienna, Austria. A skimmer is a card reader that fits over an ATM card slot. It scans and records the information on the magnetic strip. Show More Summary
San Diego's two-year effort to build a cluster of technology expertise around cybersecurity is taking root, with an estimated 14.7 percent increase in cyberjobs since 2014..
There’s no doubt that the cybersecurity industry is in dire straits. Each year, data breaches are growing in size, numbers and severity while the cybersecurity talent gap is widening and there aren’t enough experts to fill vacant posts. Show More Summary
Ransomware has emerged as a serious and potentially devastating cybersecurity threat for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Learn more about what it is, how it can attack you, and how you can protect yourself.
The methods for achieving effective cybersecurity for a large class of applications are simple and obvious, but almost never implemented. If the methods were implemented, they would prevent the kind of massive, high-profile data loss that has been increasingly in the news. Show More Summary
GV's investment will push forward cybersecurity audits in the cloud and corporate realm.
Remember that June-2013-Edward-Snowden-PRISM-4th-Amendment thing? Think "Archer" meets "Mr. Robot." On June 21, 2013, the first WIRED Magazine scripted series "Codefellas" premiered on the Condé Nast publication's website. Variety describes...Show More Summary
Remember that June-2013-Edward-Snowden-PRISM-4th-Amendment thing? On June 21, 2013, WIRED Magazine introduced their inaugural scripted series, "Codefellas." Think "Archer" meets "Mr. Robot." Variety describes "Codefellas" as "a short-form...Show More Summary
In this episode, Ron Vanderkley speaks with Raymond Sheh from Curtin University about the Open Academic Robot Kit, the RoboCup Rescue Robot League, and cybersecurity. Continue reading ?
Poisoned trust. Yearnings for transparency. The cyber Pearl Harbor. Executives from Google, Facebook, Dropbox, and other major tech companies met with the president’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley yesterday. Show More Summary
A recent Intel study shows millennials would be more willing to leave their phones behind while on vacation, giving them an edge in cybersecurity.
As cybersecurity risks have increased world-wide, both the SEC and the NFA have dictated that hedge funds and private equity funds have a plan to assess, manage and address risks and incidents. The security threat to private funds is real for all types of funds, big and small, complex and [...]
Cybersecurity company FireEye said the intensity of Chinese hackers' attacks had decreased against targets in the US and grown against those in Russia.