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Cybersecurity pros are badly in need of MENTORS: And here’s why…

Finding and keeping cyber-talent is a top global concern for public- and private-sector organizations alike. Yet, the prevailing theory among industry analysts is that there is a talent crisis, with ‘experts’ predicting that by 2022 there will be more than 1.8 million unfilled jobs. The above graphic highlights[…]

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What Do Great Airports and Great Cybersecurity Have In Common?

Some quick musings from Niel Harper, our Founder & Chairman: “My 5 best airports are as follows: Singapore Changi Airport Tokyo International Airport – Haneda Seoul Incheon International Airport Hamad International Airport – Doha Hong Kong International Airport Conversely, my 5 worst airports are: Newark Liberty International Berlin Schönefeld International Charles de[…]

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‘Sloppy’ Mobile Voting App Used in Four States Has ‘Elementary’ Security Flaws

MIT researchers say an attacker could intercept and alter votes, while making voters think their votes have been cast correctly, or trick the votes server into accepting connections from an attacker. A mobile voting app being used in West Virginia and other states has elementary security flaws that[…]

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Dear network operators, please use the existing tools to fix security

Internet routing may well be a screaming car wreck, but a deployathon by the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) has shown how short, focused efforts can make a difference. Routers use the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) to tell each other the current best ways to route internet traffic,[…]

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Targeted Espionage-as-a-Service Takes Hold on the Dark Web

One in four underground merchants offer advanced hacking services, once reserved for APTs and well-funded organized crime gangs. The cybercrime underground has become a service-driven, on-demand economy, including making available targeted corporate espionage services. According to an analysis, about 40 percent of Dark Web merchants offer spearphishing-as-a-service and[…]

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