How IoT Changes the Role of the Federal CISO

Read Phil Goldstein’s article about how Internet of Things changes the role of a federal CISO on Fed Tech Magazine : The Internet of Things has the potential to let agencies deploy innovative solutions, from wireless beacons that make it easier to track first responders to self-driving cars. Yet as the private sector has discovered, […]

Employees: The Culprits of Security Breaches?

Read why Victor Chukwuemeka says that the employees can be real culprits of security breaches on The Market Moghul : A senior sales executive in a medium-sized company is having a business meeting with a third party at a café bar – a potential client with whom the executive has never met with before. All the […]

Repealing the Jones Act may endanger national maritime security, says expert

Critics of the Jones Act have once again floated the idea of repealing the maritime law. National security experts say that would be a mistake. Without the Jones Act, says Loren Thompson of Forbes magazine, the Navy would have to spend billions of dollars acquiring new vessels and finding new crew members. In the meantime, […]

UK terror threat to have a lasting effect on local businesses

The picture for UK tourism operators has grown bleak as the terror threat takes a toll on visitor numbers. Already, shares in Merlin Entertainment Plc, which operates the London Eye and Madame Tussauds attractions, plummeted after projected earnings fell below analyst estimates. While other factors played a role, terrorism fears remain a leading concern for […]

EU introduces new measures to combat low-tech terrorism

After spending decades focused on mass casualty terrorism, the EU is now setting its sights on the kind of small-scale, low-tech attacks that have rocked the continent in recent years. Europe will spend more than 180 million euros on prevention techniques aimed at radicalized individuals and smaller, less complex terror cells. Read more about at […]

PwC: UK Firms in the Dark Over Cyber-Attacks

UK organizations are unprepared for cyber-attacks, lack visibility into threats and aren’t doing enough to collaborate internally and externally, according to PwC. The professional services giant’s Global State of Information Security Survey 2018 polled 560 executives from UK companies and public sector organizations of all sizes. Read about the new report by PwC which reveals that […]

Creating a Culture of Data Privacy, Security in Healthcare

Read Elizabeth Snell’s article about creating a culture of data privacy and cyber security in healthcare on Health IT Security : Organizations of all sizes need to be working toward maintaining proper data privacy and security measures in the healthcare industry. The threat landscape is continuously evolving, and falling behind could lead to a large-scale data […]

14 Percent of Office Workers Aren’t Sure What Phishing Is

A recent Intermedia survey of more than 1,000 U.S. office workers found that 14 percent of respondents either don’t know what phishing is or aren’t confident in their ability to identify a phishing email, and 21 percent have fallen victim to a phishing attack. Read about the the report by Intermedia which reveals that 34 […]

Ebook: Defending critical infrastructure

The Internet of Things (IoT) has opened new pathways for security attacks. Sensor-controlled thermostats, lighting, doors and physical security systems are joining mobile devices, printers and scanners on the office network. Read the eBook about defending the critical infrastructure on FedScoop.

Mobile Phishing Attacks Jump, Financial Industry Is Biggest Target

That’s why the number of breaches continues to grow each year, and one of the methods in which they’re accomplished is through phishing. In a new report released by PhishLabs, data from Q1 to Q2 in 2017 shows a staggering rise, and the likelihood that it will slow down is slim. Read about the new […]