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August 29, 2016
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Declining Spending Begins to Bounce Back with Rising Budgets Over the past six years, we’ve seen a decline in government spending. But recently, there was been an increase in contract spending that is predicted to continue into fiscal year 2017. According to a study by Bloomberg Government, 60 percent of government spending is consistently on […]
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August 22, 2016
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NSA Use of Software Flaws for Hacking Posed Risk to Cybersecurity Recently, the Nation Security Agency’s (NSA) hacking tools were leaked to the public, exposing many vulnerabilities across the internet and putting companies at risk of data breaches. Many say that the NSA should have disclosed each vulnerability as soon as they discovered it so […]
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August 15, 2016
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DNC Creates Cybersecurity Advisory Board Following Hack Following the WikiLeak email dump right before the Democratic National Convention (DNC), the Democratic National Committee is creating a cybersecurity advisory board consisting of four industry experts. The board will be responsible for preventing future attacks on the DNC and making sure its cybersecurity capabilities are up-to-par. The […]
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August 1, 2016
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The Most Critical Skills Gap: Cybersecurity Since Target’s hack back in 2013, cybersecurity has been top of mind for organizations, especially those with sensitive information. However, the talent pool of those who are skilled in intrusion detection, secure software development and attack mitigation is not growing at the same rate as the demand. Many reasons […]
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July 25, 2016
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Technology Is Monitoring the Urban Landscape Technology is changing the urban landscape in the U.S., starting with San Francisco, by automating and remodeling buildings and streets. Parking spaces will be cut down, thanks to Uber, Lyft and self-driving cars making car-sharing easier, and buildings will be remodeled using 3D printing and robots to help with […]
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July 18, 2016
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Posing as Ransomware, Windows Malware Just Deletes Victims’ Files Ranscam, a new ransom malware which threatens the deletion of files unless a Bitcoin payment is made, has surfaced on a small batch of computers, says Cisco Talos. Cisco Talos discovered the malware on a few of their customers’ computers and reported that every message was […]
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July 11, 2016
Technically News: Cyberinsurance, AI, DHS in Silicon Valley and Cyber Defense Strategies premium
Can Cybersecurity Insurance Improve Threat Management? Following the Brussels, Belgium terrorist attacks back in March, the U.S. House Homeland Security Cybersecurity Subcommittee met to discuss cyberinsurance and how to better promote cybersecurity best practices in general. Many are still questioning whether cyberinsurance will help solve the problem of threat, but the Department of Homeland Security […]
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July 4, 2016
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This All-Star Team Plans to Jumpstart 100 Cybersecurity Companies in 3 Years A team of entrepreneurs out of Boston, including DLT board member Chris Lynch, created a group named Hack / Secure, whose overall goal is to jumpstart 100 cybersecurity companies in three years. Hack / Secure is made up of 25 top cyber entrepreneurs, […]
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June 27, 2016
Technically News: Small Bites for Cloud, Nation State Attacks, IBM as Cloud Broker and Oracle’s Next Move(s) premium
Why Small Bites Make Sense for Cloud Karen Petraska, service executive for computing services at NASA, spoke at last week’s AWS Public Sector Summit about taking small bites before fully committing to the cloud. Trial contracts, for one, are an easy way to slowly introduce the cloud into your environment while still leaving room to […]
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