• Higher Education a Big Target for Cybercrime

    Higher Education a Big Target for Cybercrime

    Report shows credentials being sold on the Dark Web Cybercrime is a concern for every industry, every individual and a new report shows us that higher education is experiencing a huge issue with illegal activities targeting their communities. Cyber criminals are aggressively sharing credentials to .edu e-mail accounts – including stolen accounts, fake e-mails, and
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  • Creating the Next Generation of Cyber-Security Experts

    Creating the Next Generation of Cyber-Security Experts

    Concern about cyber-security is at the forefront of the minds of many company executives. The impact of cyber-crime, identity theft and the ever present threat of hackers intruding on their systems keeps many CEOs awake at night, well aware of the reputational and financial threat that this represents to their business. Carnegie Mellon University is
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  • Cybersecurity Help for Small Businesses

    Cybersecurity Help for Small Businesses

    Protecting a vulnerable demographic Small businesses, who account for a large proportion of U.S. economic activity, are extremely vulnerable to the risks posed by cybersecurity threats, and this is regardless of the type of business they are in. The National Cybersecurity Society (NCSS) is a newly established national non-profit organization, providing cybersecurity education, threat awareness,
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  • Hackers are One Step Ahead of Cyber Security Practices

    Hackers are One Step Ahead of Cyber Security Practices

    Do you think you are safe from a cyber attack? Are you sitting back and thinking that your organization is safe from hacker intrusion? Unfortunately, the hackers are probably one step ahead of you all the way, constantly changing tactics and seldom using the same pathway in a second target enterprise. Research by global technology
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  • Biometrics is the Future of Security

    Biometrics is the Future of Security

    At every turn companies are facing security concerns and pushback from customers who worry about the storage of their personal data. The biometrics market is expected to exceed $10 billion in value by 2021, ABI Research has identified four technologies that innovative and agile startups must incorporate into their solutions if they expect to secure
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  • Data Breaches Becoming More Complex and Widespread

    Data Breaches Becoming More Complex and Widespread

    Data Breach Digest Available Verizon has just released its 2017 Data Breach Digest, this shows that the human element in data breach scenarios is still a significant area of concern. Human intervention has a key role in data breaches and cyber security incidents where they fulfil the roles of threat actors, targeted victims and incident
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  • World’s Cyber Security Experts Gather in San Francisco

    World’s Cyber Security Experts Gather in San Francisco

    RSA Conference happening this week As you are reading this, security experts from around the world are gathering in San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference. Taking place from February 13 until February 17, RSA Conference 2017 brings together the top information security professionals and business leaders to discuss cybersecurity trends and to formulate strategies
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  • Cyber Security – Getting Back to Basics

    Cyber Security – Getting Back to Basics

    Cyber Security – not a goal in itself Information Security and Cyber Security conferences are often overleaded with relatively ‘new’ developments such as Next-gen, IoT (Internet of Things), IoT DDoS, Security Intelligence Platform, and the rest. The fact that some of these terms have become ‘hype’ is not in itself a problem, but it does
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