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No company is safe these days from a cyber attack. And that’s good news for the insurance business.

Increasingly companies are trying to hedge costs associated with attacks on their networks by purchasing cyber insurance. 39 more words


Defending against data breaches: Q&A with Brian Isle

There’s a feeling of growing anxiety in the business world. Several months ago, scores of millions of people were affected when large-scale data breaches stole credit card information from retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus. 1,054 more words


Study: 52 Percent Of Businesses Defenseless Against Cyber-Attacks

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – According to a recent study, 52 percent of businesses are defenseless against a cyber-attack.

Researchers from the Ponemon Institute and privilege management firm… 301 more words


‘Heartbleed’: The 2 year old Security Flaw

‘Heartbleed’ Flaw Left the Internet Insecure for 2 Years

Did you know that for over 2 years there has been an existing loophole in the internet security protocol? 541 more words


U.S. National Security Agency Knew About Heartbleed Bug For Two Years But Kept Quiet

This is from Associated Press:

The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said. 499 more words

Defence Watch

Cyber Attacks: Are You Prepared?

Unlike physical threats that prompt immediate action—like stop, drop and roll if you catch on fire—cyber threats are often difficult to identify and understand. Cyber threats include dangers such as viruses erasing entire systems, intruders breaking into systems and altering files, intruders using your computer or device to attack others, and intruders stealing confidential information. 836 more words

Anonymous Delivers Massive Cyber Attack against Israel

Hundreds of Israel-based websites came under attack by the “hacktivist” group Anonymous that was part of the group’s anti-Israel operation that is more commonly known as #OpIsrael in an effort to bring attention and solidarity with Palestine. 269 more words

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