3 Reasons Why is Cybersecurity Losing

3 Reasons Why is Cybersecurity Losing
by Matthew Rosenquist on 12-11-2016 at 12:00 pm

Cyber threats are currently outpacing the defenders but it does not need to be the case. Attacks are increasing in number and type, with the overall impacts are becoming greater. Cybersecurity is struggling to keep our digital lives and assets protected from the onslaught of attacks but facing great challenges. By understanding… Read More


New IoT Botnets Emerge

New IoT Botnets Emerge
by Matthew Rosenquist on 11-06-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedOn the heels of severe Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, new Internet-of-Things (IoT) powered botnets are emerging. There are already hundreds of such botnets which exist in the underground hacking ecosystem, where services, code, and specific attacks can be purchased or acquired. New botnets are… Read More


Top 5 Things to Know About Recent IoT Attacks

Top 5 Things to Know About Recent IoT Attacks
by Matthew Rosenquist on 10-30-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedRecent internet attacks resulted in popular sites becoming unreachable, such as Twitter, Etsy, Spotify, AirBnB, Github, and the New York Times. These incidents have brought to light a new threat to online services: Internet of Things (IoT) botnets. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been commonplace… Read More


Should Cybercrime Victims be Allowed to Hack-Back?

Should Cybercrime Victims be Allowed to Hack-Back?
by Matthew Rosenquist on 10-19-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedBeing hacked is a frustrating experience for individuals and businesses, but allowing victims to hack-back against their attackers is definitely a dangerous and ill-advised path.

Compounding the issues is the apparent inability of law enforcement and governments to do anything about it. Cybercrime is expected… Read More


Establishing Principles for IoT Security

Establishing Principles for IoT Security
by John Moor on 08-07-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedMuch has been said about the potential of IoT. So much so, that it is has been featured at the peak of inflated expectations on Gartner’s hype cycle for quite some time. As the hype inevitably subsides, the reality of delivering the benefits of IoT grows, and the initial excitement turns to concern. Challenges around… Read More


Safety = Security?

Safety = Security?
by John Moor on 07-17-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedHave you ever wondered what the difference is between safety and security? I would be surprised if you had unless you work in these areas as we tend to use the words interchangeably. Languages such as German, Norwegian and Spanish have one word to mean both – or so I am told by my associates who claim those languages… Read More


IBM z13 Helps Avoid Costly Data Breaches

IBM z13 Helps Avoid Costly Data Breaches
by Alan Radding on 07-07-2016 at 12:00 pm

A global study sponsored by IBM and conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that the average cost of a data breach for companies surveyed has grown to $4 million, representing a 29 percent increase since 2013. With cybersecurity incidents continuing to increase with 64% more security incidents in 2015 than in 2014 the costs areRead More


What the FBI is Saying about Connected Cars

What the FBI is Saying about Connected Cars
by Roger C. Lanctot on 03-24-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedThe U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation, put out a written public service announcement (PSA) last week detailing the agency’s concerns regarding automotive cybersecurity and its recommendations for the driving and vehicle owning public.… Read More


Speaking about the Internet of Trust on April 21

Speaking about the Internet of Trust on April 21
by Don Dingee on 03-14-2016 at 4:00 pm

Five minutes to ruin a reputation built over 20 years, as Warren Buffett put it, holds true in personal relationships. On the Internet of Things, reputations can disappear in five seconds. How do we move from merely intelligent Things to a level where devices have to be Trusted?… Read More


The Next Big Thing for Tech in 2020

The Next Big Thing for Tech in 2020
by Raj Kosaraju on 03-03-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedGartner estimates that by 2020, there will be some 30 billion connected devices. IDC is even more bullish and expects there to be about 200 billion connected devices by 2021.

Around the world, city, state and federal governments, as well as other public-sector organizations, are leading the way in bringing the Internet… Read More