The Next Frontier: Cybersecurity in Space

By | October 20th, 2016|Industry News|

Research organization Chatham House made headlines earlier this month with a new report that calls for a “radical review of cybersecurity in space” and points to the rarely discussed, but increasing threat of satellite attacks. As so much of our world’s infrastructure – including GPS navigation, financial transactions, weather and environmental monitoring – relies on [...]

News Recap: White House Breach Uncovered

By | October 30th, 2014|Breach, Uncategorized|

The story filling headlines this week surrounds a breach of a number of White House computers.Ellen Nakashima of The Washington Post reported, “Hackers thought to be working for the Russian government breached the unclassified White House computer networks in recent weeks, sources said, resulting in temporary disruptions to some services while cybersecurity teams worked to [...]

News Recap: Sophisticated Cyber Attack Targets Financial Infrastructure

By | August 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

In this week’s news, there has been a potential breach of multiple major financial institutions. Experts are analyzing the situation in an effort to provide consumers, businesses and other financial institutions with security solutions.Paula Mejia of Newsweek reported “hackers have stolen gigabytes of sensitive data from JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks in [...]

News Recap: Energy Industry Concerned about Cyber Security

By | August 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Government concerns about the nation’s cyber security have been making headlines recently. The latest? It lies in the energy sector, following a number of attacks.Alan Neuhauser of US News shared the growing concerns of the energy industry: “Cyber security leapt onto the list of the top five concerns for U.S. electric utilities this year, yet [...]

News Recap: Experts Working To Protect Cars From Cyber Attacks

By | July 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|

This week, Reuters released news that security experts Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller plan on displaying an "intrusion prevention device" in a prototype vehicle during August’s Black Hat hacking 2014 conference. This prototype will demonstrate ways to keep vehicles safe from cyber attacks.The automotive industry is finding that cyber criminals are using vehicles’ electronics to [...]

Keylogging malware on public computers is a growing concern

By | July 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

This month, the U.S. Secret Service issued a warning about the increasing practice of hackers installing keylogger malware on computers in hotel business centers. The malware captures keys struck by hotel guests that use the computers and then sends that information via email to the malicious hacker. The result – any sensitive information the traveler [...]

Facebook’s Acquisition of Oculus VR: Next Evolution of Social and Security

By | May 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Facebook’s bold buy of Oculus VR in late March made a statement that virtual realities have a future in the social space, and companies like Sony, Microsoft, Google and others are taking note. Virtual realities have been around for decades, but have yet to materialize beyond the world of gamers. The big question rests with [...]

News Recap: Interactive Cyberthreat Map by the Kaspersky Lab

By | April 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

While many dedicate their careers to spreading the word about cyber security, this week’s news about the Heartbleed vulnerability has put cyber security in the spotlight, giving the world a new found perspective on just how susceptible the Internet can be.Farhad Manjoo of The New York Times said “the bug known as Heartbleed... is a [...]

Combating Cyberterrorism with Cyber Security

By | March 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

This guest blog post comes from Ginger Hill, associate content editor at and Security Products magazine.As I sat in the classroom at GovSec West 2013 listening to Jeff Snyder, VP of cyber programs at Raytheon, talk about cyber threats and remediation, I quickly learned that we have no global laws to fight cyberterrorism. With [...]

Security Insights: 93% of large organizations had a security breach last year

By | January 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|

In an article from Naked Security by Lee Munson: A new survey commissioned by the UK Government's Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has revealed the scare of cyber attacks on UK companies. The 2013 Information Security Breaches Survey, which collected data from 1,402 respondents, presented results for large organizations (in excess of 250 [...]

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