The Urgent Need for Women in Cybersecurity

March 14, 2023
The need for women in cybersecurity has been persistent with it remaining a male-dominant field. However, the demand for more women in the cyber field is greater than ever as the industry faces a shortage of skilled professionals.
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Social Engineering Threatens Windows 11 Upgrade

February 24, 2022
Windows 11, the latest version of the Microsoft Windows operating system (OS), was released in October 2021 with a broad upgrade deployment hitting in late January.
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Google and Microsoft Investing Billions in Cybersecurity 

October 11, 2021
A quick search on the internet of ransomware trends will return thousands of articles on the increasing number of ransomware attacks and cyberthreats, estimated by Cybersecurity Ventures to reach $20 billion in cost of damages this year. It’s no surprise then to hear that two of the largest tech companies are making substantial investments in improving cybersecurity efforts.  
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Samsung TV’s Surprising Remote Capabilities

August 31, 2021
At the beginning of July 2020, a Samsung warehouse in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa was robbed of an unknown amount of Samsung televisions. While the thieves may have hoped to resale the TVs, Samsung’s new Television Block Function threw a wrench in that plan.
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How Facebook's expanded cybersecurity red team efforts go far beyond the social network

August 27, 2021
Facebook’s red team has always thwarted hackers by hacking their own system to find its vulnerabilities. Now Facebook has realized how expanded cybersecurity red teams can better protect networks by assessing third-party systems.
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The Ongoing Ransomware Crisis: A Cyber Expert's Perspective

August 5, 2021
In mid-May 2021, the CEO of Colonial Pipeline, a major gas pipeline that services much of the Eastern Coast of the U.S., admitted that his company paid hackers an estimated $4.5 million in ransom in return for releasing their compute
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Critical Infrastructure and cybersecurity in food and agriculture industry

July 23, 2021
The COVID-19 crisis highlighted many critical infrastructure and supply chain issues in the farming and food industries, but cybersecurity in the agriculture industry is important too. The government plans to address all of this.
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Questions of ethics arise as Google cybersecurity report exposes US counterterrorism effort

June 28, 2021
Google discovered that the US government used hacking as a counterterrorism tool. The decision of how to report this vulnerability presented an ethics challenge in the cybersecurity field that will impact the industry for years.
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Healthcare Industry Using Data Analytics, Machine Learning, AI Innovations to Fight Fraud, Predict Outcomes

June 14, 2021
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services utilize predictive data analytics, machine learning and innovative AI tools as cybersecurity measures to mitigate fraud and predict health outcomes while ensuring no tax dollars are wasted.
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Top 10 in-demand cybersecurity skills for 2021

May 24, 2021
The top 10 in-demand cybersecurity skills for 2021 include interpersonal skills, business acumen, and agility, items that might not initially come to mind when considering the field.
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