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The Dyn DNS attacks: What we know now

If you thought the massive Internet outage on Friday, Oct. 21, was over, you’d better think again. According to news reports that are just surfacing, the operators of the botnet are selling access to the formidable attack-network for $7,500 per 100,000 bots. 519 more words


Global security spending to exceed $100 billion by 2020

Research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) recently forecast that worldwide revenues for security-related hardware, software and services will grow from $73.7 billion in 2016 to $101.6 billion in 2020. 436 more words


What does Brexit mean to data processing?

The British decided! On June 23, 2016, the people of the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union.

Now what does this mean? 347 more words


Confronting the cybersecurity challenge in the public sector

Transmitting and securing critical information has long been a challenge for the Public Sector, in general, and the defence industry, in particular.

In the past, perhaps the greater difficulty was in simply… 721 more words


Bitcoin: A Risky Investment for All Consumers

In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin, the world’s first cryptocurrency, a decentralized digital currency which utilizes an encrypted payment system to allow its users to conduct transactions without the need of a financial institution or other “trusted third party”.  1,181 more words

Hacking insulin pumps? There’s no excuse anymore

Despite warning after warning – the bad news regarding the security of medical devices keeps rolling in. Late last week, news broke that a researcher from Rapid7 had… 458 more words


Security lags as IoT moves from prototype to deployment

As IoT moves from prototype and proof-of-concept testing to production in enterprises, companies realize they don’t have a clue how to secure the devices now encroaching on traditional networks. 408 more words