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Security-Aware Adaptive Networks are Now a Reality

Designing an Adaptive Security Architecture with Unisys Stealth and LogRhythm Detecting internal reconnaissance and lateral movement along the Cyber Attack Lifecycle—also known as the Cyber Kill Chain—can help organizations catch threat actors before they can realize target attainment. However, many…

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In the Wake of the Yahoo Breach: What to Do if Your Account Was Compromised

On September 22nd, 2016, Yahoo confirmed that they were victim to a state-sponsored attack that compromised 500 million user accounts. According to Yahoo, “The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the…

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7 Significant Insights from the CyberEdge Cyberthreat Defense Report

Today, CyberEdge released their third installment of the Cyberthreat Defense Report in order to gain an understanding and provide awareness of how IT security teams defend against threats. The report analyzes the current state of cyber security, including the perceptions…

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What Do the Cyber Attacks of 2015 Tell Us About the Current State of IT Security?

Cybersecurity continued to be a problem for many companies in 2015, with several large financial institutions, retailers and insurance companies admitting to damaging breaches worth millions of dollars. The rise of cyber attacks is most likely here to stay. The…

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10 Security Predictions for 2016

As we approach 2016, security experts are reflecting on the cyber attacks of this year and making predictions as to what the threat landscape may look like in the coming months. This year, there will be innovative security initiatives, different…

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Cybersecurity in Asia: Keep Your Castle Safe

When it comes to a cyber-attack, it is no longer a question of if your company will be hacked but when. Companies from 2 to 10,000 will get hacked. There’s no question. If you think that’s bad news, then consider…

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IRS Breach: “Criminals Access 100,000 IRS Tax Returns”

On June 3rd, I logged into my computer, opened up the BBC news and clicked to the Tech section. The top headline was “Criminals access 100,000 IRS tax returns.” My immediate reaction was “so that’s where all the Anthem data…

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City of London Police Commissioner Warns Cyber Crime is Now of Greater Threat than Drugs Trade

The City of London police commissioner Adrian Leppard recently spoke at an industry conference where he said that incidences of cyber crime are significantly underreported to police, with only 20 percent of cases being reported. Leppard blamed unwillingness by organizations,…

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