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Network security, Security

Rate of Cybersecurity Venture Funding Not Sustainable, Investors Say

January 18, 2019

Via: Security Week

Venture capital firm Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV) considers itself a part of the overall security industry. “First and foremost we are cyber operators,” it states on its website. “We advance cybersecurity through expert investment in synergistic teams and technology solving […]


Network security

Encryption backdoors open a Pandora’s Box for cybersecurity

January 9, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The amount of encrypted traffic online has grown exponentially. This growth has occurred in the wake of the Snowden revelations, as well as the continuous stream of stories about corporate data leaks and hacks. As a response to these challenges, […]


Network security

The benefits and limitations of AI in cybersecurity

December 21, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Today’s AI cannot replace humans in cybersecurity but shows promise for driving efficiency and addressing talent shortage, a new report by ProtectWise has shown. Conducted by Osterman Research, the study explores usage trends and sentiments toward AI among more than […]


Network security

FEC votes to allow lawmakers to use campaign funds for personal cybersecurity

December 14, 2018

Via: The Hill

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday voted to allow lawmakers to use leftover campaign funds to guard their personal devices and email accounts from cyber threats. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) proposed the measure, which the commission passed unanimously. Wyden […]


Network security

Why hospitals are the next frontier of cybersecurity

December 4, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Hospital cybersecurity is a pressing problem with unique challenges and incalculable stakes. The healthcare industry’s accelerating adoption of sophisticated networks, connected devices, and digital records has revolutionized clinical operations and patient care but has also left modern hospitals acutely vulnerable […]


Network security

The fundamentals of network security and cybersecurity hygiene

November 30, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Infrastructure and network security The two fundamental building blocks to ensuring that your data is secure are physical infrastructure and network security. Understanding and protecting your information from threats and human error require meticulously layered security protocols. Physical infrastructure Last […]


Network security, Security

The Importance of Employee Cybersecurity Training: Top Strategies and Best Practices

November 14, 2018

Via: TrendMicro Blog

For those responsible for overseeing the data protection and cybersecurity of an organization, it’s a familiar storyline: “Employee opens email attachment and infects business with ransomware.” Headlines to this effect are nothing new. Even the most advanced security solutions can’t […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Ransomware attacks see huge year-on-year rise

November 14, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Malware and ransomware are both on the rise according to new global figures from the security firm SonicWall. The cybersecurity company detected a 44 per cent increase in the amount of malware infecting users’ machines between January and October of […]


Network security

9 in 10 organizations have a cybersecurity culture gap

October 16, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

With cybersecurity threats continuing to escalate worldwide, the ISACA/CMMI Institute Cybersecurity Culture Report found that just 5 percent of employees think their organization’s cybersecurity culture is as advanced as it needs to be to protect their business from internal and […]


Network security

What is enterprise risk management? How to put cybersecurity threats into a business context

October 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Enterprise risk management (ERM) is the process of assessing risks to identify both threats to a company’s financial well-being and opportunities in the market. The goal of an ERM program is to understand an organization’s tolerance for risk, categorize it, […]