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The Real Cybercrime

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 06.25.2016 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

It now seems that the Office of Personnel Management, which had outsourced its data storage to other Federal agencies, has lost an astonishing 18 million personnel records, including most of those involving security clearances.

Cyber Attacks: Making Government Information Safe

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Rebecca Abrahams

There are three reasons why the situation is so dire and why it was a piece of cake for hackers to rip off more than 4 million personnel records from the little known but important Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

George Clooney, Forrest Gump, Sony Pictures and Hacking

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 02.21.2015 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Sony Pictures and the rest of corporate America must realize that the proliferation of cyber miscreants and illicit activities that steal Intellectual Property and sensitive data are finding it easier than ever.

How Secure Is Apple's Mobile Payment System?

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.22.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Whether iPhone's mobile payment ends up being successful or not does not take away from Apple's intent to offer better security to their users. Much more needs to be done to make mobile devices trustworthy and maybe we will need to wait until we are really sure before we take the plunge on any mobile payment system.

Hacking Back and the Cyber Balance of Power

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

The Washington Post front page article on October 10 "Hacked Firms Quietly Talk about Fighting Fire with Fire" about growing corporate anger over successive cyber attacks has a new message: go on the offensive. Hack back! They are not alone.

The Government Acts Against StealthGenie

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.01.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & CTO Ziklag Systems Two US Assistant United States Attorneys, Kevin Mikolashek and Jay Prabhu have f...

Give Me $46 Billion and I will Build a Safe Computer System

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & Chairman Ziklag Systems ABI Research estimates that cyber security spending on the critical infrastructur...

Mobile Security vs. Blackphone Marketing and Sales Hype

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Tom Malatesta, CEO, Ziklag Systems For those focused on the subject matter, yesterday's Tweet fest from TeamAndIRC and Blackphone was ...

Is the Supreme Court Cellphone Ruling a Bad Decision?

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 08.26.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Riley v. California may seem like an open-and-shut case because the Court unanimously found that when a person is arrested a cellphone may not be searched without a warrant. But the seemingly unanimous decision may have more fissures and cracks than most people think.

Encryption: The Problem is the Man in the Middle

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 08.23.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

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...