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Blackberry wants to make data breaches a laughing matter. To illustrate how even the smartest and most capable employees can make accidental mistakes that put sensitive information at risk, the Canadian company is taking a more…
– Oct 18, 2019, 6:54 PM
Girls across the United States of America will take part in the country's first ever National Girl Scouts Cyber Challenge tomorrow. Over 3,000 girls have signed up to practice their cybersecurity skills by solving a hypothetical ransomware attack…
Firefox is the only browser that received top marks in a recent audit carried out by Germany's cyber-security agency -- the German Federal Office for Information Security (or the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik -- BSI).
MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review Insights
– Oct 18, 2019, 11:48 AM
EBSCO Industries started using a cybersecurity tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to hunt down and help eliminate breaches. Soon after, security analysts at the information services company found failed login attempts the product had…
Background checks are thought to be expensive by many. However, that is not always the case. Looking over all those different sources and compiling all the information they get requires a good reward. Price should not be a barrier that prevents you…
– Oct 18, 2019, 9:46 AM
Having your data exposed in a breach feels inevitable, so securing your information online is a must. But with terms like VPN, SSO and HTTPS being bandied about, it's hard to know where to start. It's true, there are many, many steps you could take…
Cyberbit says its computer security software helped uncover a large infection of cryptocurrency mining software at an unnamed 'international airport in Europe' where the majority of workstations were infected with active malware. The company won't…
The Commercial Appeal
Samuel Hardiman, The Commercial Appeal
– Oct 17, 2019, 7:57 AM
Memphis landed itself a new technology headquarters Thursday with Devcon, a woman-owned cybersecurity firm, announcing it would park its operations at CommuniTech Research Park. Over the next five years, the company could bring 161 jobs to Memphis…
Oct 18, 2019 | STATESCOOP Communities in Massachusetts will train to become more resilient to cyberattacks through a new program from the MassCyberCenter, a public facility for developing the state's technology ecosystem and workforce. The program…