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Consuming Cyber-security: The Beginning of a New Area

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Consuming Cyber-security: The Beginning of a New Area

Can you imagine anyone buying a car without airbags and without seat belts? I bet you can’t! So why is it that we buy computers without Antivirus software already installed, home routers without a firewall already installed or connected devices …

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Don’t bury head in sand on cybersecurity

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Don’t bury head in sand on cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is not always top of mind for companies. Sometimes it takes a heavy-hitting news story with details about a massive breach for leaders to stop and assess their internal controls. Sometimes it takes an employee opening a hacker’s phishing …

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Cyber-security experts warn of another WannaCry like attack

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Cyber-security experts warn of another WannaCry like attack

A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by the recent WannaCry malware, cyber-security researchers warned on Thursday. Rebekah Brown of Rapid7, a cyber-security …

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4 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Bolster Small Business Defenses

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It’s Time to Speak the Same Language on Cybersecurity

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It’s Time to Speak the Same Language on Cybersecurity

Recent massive ransomware attacks on organizations around the world demonstrate how disruptive—and in some cases destructive—cyberattacks can be. The “WannaCry” malware incident is just the latest alarm on the ever-urgent call for companies to immediately address and manage their cybersecurity risks. Every organization is susceptible to cyber assaults, making a clearly defined, flexible and robust risk management program essential to …

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CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

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CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

Employees are an optimal entry point for attackers seeking a way in to a company’s weak infrastructure. Cybersecurity and insider threats are two of the highest concerns confessed by CIOs and CISOs. Therefore, user negligence with company networks and devices is the main agent for cyber breaches and data leaks, especially when social engineering techniques are deployed. As employees usually …

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SC businesses hold Cybersecurity Summit to focus on threats

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SC businesses hold Cybersecurity Summit to focus on threats

Small and medium-sized businesses from across South Carolina were in Columbia Tuesday for a Cybersecurity Summit, to learn how to better protect themselves and your personal information. “Those governmental agencies or businesses have your information, so businesses are doing all they can to protect it,” says Ted Pitts, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, which hosted …

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Target Settles Hacking Investigation With Promise To Boost Cybersecurity

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Target Settles Hacking Investigation With Promise To Boost Cybersecurity

A multi-state probe into one of the country’s biggest ever hacking attacks has been settled after Target promised to boost its security. Target has reached an agreement to settle a multi-state investigation into a 2013 data breach that affected the payment information of more than 41 million customer payment accounts — one of the biggest hacking attacks in U.S. history. …

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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Organization’s Cybersecurity Risk Posture

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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Organization’s Cybersecurity Risk Posture

A company’s risk posture refers to its overarching cybersecurity plan – that is, its approach to keeping sensitive data safe from internal and external threats. This includes everything from proactive planning and prevention to implementation, management and remediation strategy. No company – large or small – is immune to a potential security breach, which means every single organization in business …

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Cybersecurity Hiring Woes? Time to Consider a New Collar Approach

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Cybersecurity Hiring Woes? Time to Consider a New Collar Approach

“There are over 5 million jobs open in this country. The reason they are not filled is skills.” — Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO, speaking to Fox Business about new collar jobs. Organizations are suffering from an inability to fill vacant technology and cybersecurity positions. A four-year wait for students to complete their curricula is an eternity for the technology sector …

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