FBI Warning about WordPress Applies to Small Businesses

FBI Warning about WordPress Applies to Small Businesses The FBI issued an alert April 7, 2015 regarding WordPress vulnerabilities. WordPress is a frequently used website software. Plug-ins, or add-on features, are common,... [ read more ]

Insider Breach costs AT&T $25 Million

Insider Breach costs AT&T $25 Million AT&T is paying a hefty price – $25 million – for call center employees in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines who accessed personally identifiable information from... [ read more ]

More Damage than Theft

More Damage than Theft A recent story in Reuters concerning cyber attacks should have IT administrators quite concerned. According the Reuters story, “A new survey of critical infrastructure organizations in North and... [ read more ]

Recruiting, retaining cyber security talent key for federal government

The federal government will need to make cyber security talent recruitment and retention a key priority in 2015.... [ read more ]

French TV5 Monde Hacked by ISIS

French TV5 Monde Hacked by ISIS The French-language television network TV5Monde suffered a prolonged outage in an attack claimed by ISIS’ “CyberCaliphate” group. While the details of the hack are still unfolding,... [ read more ]

Don’t be held ransom

Don’t be held ransom Many of us are all too familiar with viruses that infect our computers. We load our systems up with antivirus protection and hope we only get hit with... [ read more ]

Tech CFOs boosting cyber security spending

A recent survey revealed chief financial officers in the tech sector significantly increased their cyber security spending last year.... [ read more ]

Are Insider Threats Cybersecurity’s #1 Concern?

Are Insider Threats Cybersecurity’s #1 Concern? There is no doubt that every organization is vulnerable to an insider threat! According to Vormetric’s 2015 Insider Threat Report, 93 percent of IT professionals think... [ read more ]

Jibo the Family Robot, or Family Cybersecurity Nightmare?

Jibo the Family Robot, or Family Cybersecurity Nightmare? There’s a lot of buzz right now about a new “family robot” called Jibo. It is so interesting because Jibo has raised $2.29 million,... [ read more ]

Old Technology Negatively Impacts Small Businesses

Old Technology Negatively Impacts Small Businesses Security is a huge reason small and midsize businesses need to update their old technology. Hardware more than a few years old is probably out of... [ read more ]

Lack of cybersecurity talent poses major threat for national security

The single most important cybersecurity issue facing the U.S. is quite possibly a lack of talent.... [ read more ]

China’s new rules: Give us the keys or stay home?

China’s new rules: Give us the keys or stay home? China has proposed new rules for tech companies doing business in the Chinese banking and telecommunications sectors. The new requirements demand that... [ read more ]

Black, White and …….Grey

Black, White and….Grey Have you ever heard of white, black and grey in respect to cyber security? Those are the colors that we relate to in cybersecurity–the three colors that describe the... [ read more ]

Beating the odds

Beating the odds A great deal has been written about the small percentage of women in technology. Currently the rate stands at about 20-23%….give or take a few points. We also hear... [ read more ]

Happy Birthday.com!

Happy Birthday.com! It’s rather hard to believe, but 30 years have now passed since the first .com domain name was registered on March 15, 1985. Fittingly, it was registered to Symbolics –... [ read more ]