If you live in New York City, it’s time for you to start feeling safer online. Mayor de Blasio recently launched a new cybersecurity initiative called NYC Secure. The program, led by the New York City Cyber Command (NYC3), is aimed at protecting New Yorkers online. It’s the first program of its kind launched by […]
The price you have to pay for an unsecured IT infrastructure can be costly. A data breach, one of the most common IT security threats, can cost a company huge tangible losses to the tune of $4 million.
By Kacy Zurkus When we talk about machine learning and cybersecurity, it’s usually one helping the other. However, some machine behaviors may actually threaten enterprise security. Here’s what to do when machine learning on the inside turns against the cybersecurity perimeter.
By Mathias Thurman It’s important for IT departments to test response protocols for cybersecurity incidents in order to stay prepared. However, sometimes the “test” comes early and unexpectedly—and has very real consequences. One tech writer describes how his company reacted to the massive DDoS attack against Dyn this past October.
By Keith Townsend Last month’s large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Dyn, Inc., highlighted security vulnerabilities presented by the Internet of Things (IoT). Even if you don’t believe your company’s IoT devices are important, they can be valuable assets to a hacker seeking to create a botnet. Take steps to secure them ASAP.
By Lucas Amodio, C|EH, Armstrong Teasdale On Friday, October 21, hackers attacked Dyn, a company that hosts domain name systems. The massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack caused outages at multiple websites and online services, such as Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, and Airbnb.