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2013-08-19 23:22:13

In a news story that broke late last week, the Syrian Electronic Army apparently flexed some cyber-muscle by redirecting The Washington Post’s Web traffic to an alternate site to make a political point. Joe Caruso, CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, talks about just how damaging an attack like this could be for an organization if leveraged for a different endgame, and some of the essential cyber security basics that can help defend against many of these types of attacks. New York, NY...

2013-08-06 23:24:21

The two biggest hacker conferences of the year roared at full pitch last week in Las Vegas, DEF CON 21 and Black Hat, and if there was one theme on display that should re-energize the fear factor concerning cyber security, it’s this; “The more we allow our everyday lives to interface with and rely on technology, the more at risk to outside forces we inevitably become, especially where yesterday’s technologies meet today’s threats,” says Bob Knudsen, Northeast Regional Manager for...

2013-07-26 23:18:12

All great advancements start with an idea, and US universities are renowned and essential breeding grounds for those world changing ideas. “Cyber warriors from foreign nations and criminal hackers alike understand this too, and they are relentlessly targeting these institutions of higher learning to take the short road to developing these ideas for their own ends,” says the Northeast Regional Manager of Global Digital Forensics. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 The incredible...

Countries Pay Hackers Big Money To Find Rival Flaws
2013-07-15 09:09:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Countries around the world are hiring hackers to find weaknesses in the computer networks of their adversaries, according to the New York Times. The Times report adds to the looming concern of the dangers and very real possibility of widespread cyberwarfare. The hackers in question are looking for vulnerabilities in software like Microsoft's Windows, which could act as a gateway for warring cyber soldiers to gain access to larger...

2013-07-09 23:02:32

Dan Geer, security expert and CISO of technology investor In-Q-Tel delivers intelligence on "Cyber Defense Managed Service - a Force Multiplier." Download: http://www2.verdasys.com/managed-service-cyber-threat-geer-record-pr. Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Organizations defending against malicious insiders or cyber attackers must create a layered or "kill chain" defense across the enterprise, understanding and covering all critical points. But with the amount of...

2013-07-08 23:19:57

While the spotlight often falls on cyber attacks targeting the energy and financial sectors, small and medium-sized business are under assault too. The founder and CEO of Global Digital Forensics sheds some light on the realities of the cyber battleground everyone shares, and stresses the importance of regular cyber threat assessments in the constantly evolving world of cyber threats. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Late last month, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) published a...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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