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NYC Installs Free Online Security

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 […]

Machine Learning Can Threaten Security

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.

This Is Not Just a Test Anymore

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.

Secure Your IoT Devices Now!

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.