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Employees Pose Bigger Threat to Cybersecurity Than Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

As the world becomes increasingly dependent on technology, the potential for data theft or system shutdown from a breach in cybersecurity looms large. IT professionals and law enforcement teams are scrambling to keep up with cyber criminals who are utilizing the latest sophisticated methodologies. Over the past year, 32% of…

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Terry Kohler Cybersecurity Aviation Symposium educates pilots, lawyers on dangers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Terry J. Kohler Aviation Cybersecurity Symposium on Wednesday pulled together pilots, lawyers and other aviation professionals to create awareness and training around issues of aviation safety and cyber-security. “Terry would have absolutely loved and endorsed what is happening here at the Aviation Heritage Center this morning,” Jon Helminiak, former…

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IBM to teach veterans cybersecurity, fraud detection

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

IBM is partnering with Dutchess Community College to help military veterans and try to fill the growing skill gap in the cybersecurity field. The company and school are offering veterans free enrollment in a program covering cybersecurity and fraud detection, a field rife with job opportunities. By 2022, the gap…

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WannaCry has pushed cyber-security into the boardroom

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

More than half of businesses are expecting a similar attack soon. The recent WannaCry fallout has changed the way boardrooms and staff perceive cyber security. This is according to a new report by security firm Clearswift, based on a poll of 600 business DMs and 1,200 employees in the UK,…

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Strengthening cybersecurity should not compromise healthcare delivery

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Within the past few months, hospitals across the world have suffered from cyber attacks, resulting in massive data breaches and workflow stagnancy. The enhanced interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs) and medical devices is increasing the efficiency of healthcare delivery and providing greater access to patients. Yet, as healthcare practices…

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Agencies’ approach to IoT security highlights differences in cybersecurity approach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Despite recent White House efforts to bring some standardization to federal cybersecurity, agencies are still taking different paths to secure their systems and data. Speaking at the July 18 AFCEA Energy and Earth Science IT symposium in Washington, D.C., Sean Kelley, chief information security officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, said when…

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The Cybersecurity Crisis Facing the Healthcare Industry

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The increased utilization of electronic health records (EHRs) has provided remarkable benefits to medical professionals and their patients. By having immediate access to a more complete patient picture, medical professionals are better equipped to make informed decisions quickly. However, the push for widespread adoption of EHRs has resulted in increased…

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8 Cybersecurity Tips For SMBs That Can Greatly Reduce Risk and Exposure

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Look beyond job boards to fill cybersecurity jobs

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The cybersecurity talent shortage keeps getting worse. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the cost of cybercrime will double from $3 trillion globally in 2015 to $6 trillion by 2021. Meanwhile, the number of open cybersecurity jobs will increase from 1 million in 2016 to 1.5 million by 2019. Meanwhile, the scale…

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Tokyo plans cybersecurity hub to protect infrastructure during 2020 Olympics

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The government said Thursday it will create a new body to oversee the protection of crucial infrastructure from cyberattacks during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020. The cybersecurity response center will compile and share information with government agencies and companies that operate crucial infrastructure such as transportation and power…

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