Tag: Cybersecurity

Network security

Comcast acquires BluVector, developer of AI-powered cybersecurity technology

March 6, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated […]

Network security

Enterprise attitudes to cybersecurity: Strategies to balance risk and business acceleration

March 4, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

IT decision makers are facing major challenges between dynamic adversaries, significant legislation and regulation requirements, business digital transformation needs, and a rapidly growing array of technology solutions. Ideally, business requirements would be the key motivator for an organization’s approach to […]

Application security, Security

Learn New Malware-Fighting Tools & Techniques at Black Hat Asia

February 14, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

There’s no better place to sharpen your cybersecurity skills than Black Hat Asia in Singapore next month, where you’ll have access to a cornucopia of practical, hands-on Trainings, Briefings, and Arsenal tools intended to help you master even the trickiest […]

Network security, Security

Is 2019 the year national privacy law is established in the US?

February 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Data breaches and privacy violations are now commonplace. Unfortunately, the consequences for US companies involved can be complicated. A company’s obligation to a person affected by a data breach depends in part on the laws of the state where the […]

Mobile security, Network security

Orange acquires SecureData to increase expertise in cybersecurity

February 4, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Orange has announced the acquisition of SecureData Group for an undisclosed amount. The UK-based company, SecureData, is the largest independent cybersecurity service provider in the UK, the first market in Europe. The company has a 25-year track record of providing […]

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 […]