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2013-08-06 12:30:23

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of technology companies have experienced data breaches and other cyber incidents, yet only one in 10 has cyber liability insurance, The Stratton Agency announced today. "Ironically, technology companies are among the companies most vulnerable to cyber-attacks," according to James Marek of the Stratton Agency. "Even when tech companies are well protected, hackers can often find a way in. LinkedIn, Yahoo!, DropBox and eHarmony...

2013-08-05 08:33:19

GE Joins JVP as Newest Cyber-Security Investor FAIRFIELD, Connecticut and JERUSALEM, August 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThetaRay, an Israeli innovator in preventing Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and Zero Day Attacks, announced today that GE (NYSE:GE) is joining Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) as an investor in ThetaRay (the "Company"). ThetaRay was founded by Professor Amir Averbuch of Tel Aviv University and Professor Ronald Coifman of Yale University. The Company's...

2013-07-30 20:23:17

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, issued the following statement regarding S. 1353, The Cybersecurity Act of 2013, after its voice vote today. The statement can be attributed to Elizabeth Hyman, vice president, public advocacy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/DC38135LOGO) "We applaud the Senate Commerce Committee for clearing the Cybersecurity Act of 2013. The bill...

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...

2013-07-08 08:30:23

Cyber Competition Drives Education and Careers in Cybersecurity MCLEAN, Va., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI), Maryland's Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) announced the third annual 2013 statewide cyber competition, the Maryland Cyber Challenge(TM), will be held October 8 through October 9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore,...

2013-07-02 23:24:48

Next generation cyber security architect and CEO, Ed Brinskele blogs about firms lacking cyber security expertise. Cyber Insights blog says management might be ignoring the real risks of denial-of-service and coming cyber-attacks because of a lack of expertise. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Vir2us CEO, Ed Brinskele blogs about what government security experts are calling next-generation cyber security; a new and different approach to a rapidly growing problem that, according to...

North, South Korea Websites Hit By Cyber Attacks On War Anniversary
2013-06-25 10:18:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Official North and South Korean websites were reportedly attacked on Tuesday by unknown hackers on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War (1950-1953), which divided the Asian peninsula. The coordinated cyber attacks prompted the South Korean government in the capital city of Seoul to issue a general cyber alert. The affected South Korean websites include those belonging to the presidential Blue House, the official...