Cyber-ransom is a relatively new crime on America's digital shores and it is spreading fast. While ransomware has actually been around for almost 10 years, it's mostly been limited to Russia and parts of Europe -- until now.
Insecure code continues to be a major cause of data breaches today. So why are so many talented developers writing "bad code"?
If you want ultimate reassurance of destroying data, destroy the device with a hammer or drill through the drive with multiple holes.
Small business (SMB) cyber security is a hot topic for us. On a weekly basis, we at CSID see many SMBs dealing with the aftereffects of getting breached and losing sensitive information.
Nowadays, terms like firewalls, encryption, anti-virus and cloud providers are just as important to a bank's security as are the armed guards, huge windows, security cameras and steel vaults.
I think the word bullying is overused in general -- with both adults and minors. We see the word being used inappropriately or out of context in many cases today... I think society has co-opted this term, which is sad, because it is actually weakening it and people are not taking it serious as they should.
A data breach can slug below the belt and knock a healthcare business flat on its back, as was the case with Columbia University and the New York and ...
Here are the red flags that may indicate you or your business has suffered a breach.
What usually happens is that the criminals establish Wi-Fi hotspots that trick people into thinking they are legitimate public Wi-Fi locations -- people take the bait and log on.
As consumers we need to ask the companies whose sites we are visiting who they are working with, and be really clear what steps they are taking to prevent themselves being the weakest security link in what is an already weak website technology chain.
Though you won't be able to completely eliminate junk mail, the following approaches will considerably de-clutter your mail box.
co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Chairman & CTO, Ziklag Systems Encryption is becoming a big deal these days and some of the top companies are imp...
Defining and fostering cyber peace is no easy feat; in fact, it has been said that "achieving and maintaining cyber-peace can be as demanding as starting a cyberwar."
So Keith Alexander, the General who managed the National Security Agency's (NSA's) wholesale surveillance of Americans and the rest of the world, headed through Washington DC's revolving door last month. His calendar is filling up rapidly, too, despite his pricey rates.
If an enemy army or air fleet is clearly on its way to attack targets in the United States, the military has a plan to respond. It has assets deployed domestically and overseas to intercept such attacks, and has tactics and strategies in place to respond to such aggressive maneuvers.
Is it coincidence that Beth Jacob CIO resigned from her job as chief information officer of Target Corporation? Or could this possibly be connected to...