In 2014, Experian rightly predicted that healthcare related breaches would continue to grow in 2015.  According to the Identity Theft Resource Center report, as of April 28th of this year, 93 healthcare breaches had been reported. While businesses across a number of industries have suffered from cyber attacks, the healthcare industry has been the hardest hit, …

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The recent crossfire incident where GitHub found itself battling to stabilize service exemplifies the critical importance of defending your network against DDoS attacks. While most US-based security experts unequivocally point the finger at CNNIN’s complicity, simply identifying the origin of threats isn’t enough to protect your servers or your data. Seventy-one hours into the attack, …

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The recent crossfire incident where GitHub found itself battling to stabilize service exemplifies the critical importance of defending your network against DDoS attacks. While most US based security experts unequivocally point the finger at CNNIN’s complicity, simply identifying the origin of threats isn’t enough to protect your servers or your data. Seventy-one hours into the …

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Are we losing the fight against malware and the hackers who are making every day a zero day? Few authors are as skilled as GRRM when it comes to killing off important characters. Clearly, that oft-uttered phrase from the eastern continent, “… Read More…

Getting funding and support is a process Successful security leaders count on support and funding in order to provide the services and drive projects that create value. It’s important to distinguish between budgets and funding. Budgets tend to be line-item actions and amounts, decided in advance. The process of budgeting often feels mysterious, the final …

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In 1982, at the height of the Cold War, a vast explosion, visible from space, lit up Siberia. NORAD and others in the U.S. defense establishment worried: was this a nuclear test, or a missile being launched from a region where nobody had suspected that missies were stored? But no: it turns out the explosion, …

Inside the rickety, vulnerable systems that run just about every power plantRead More »