Trump signs executive order aimed at improving national cybersecurity

Last Thursday, the president signed an executive order that directs executive branch agencies to modernize their IT infrastructure and cybersecurity systems.

Top 10 cybersecurity myths and how to prevent them from costing you

In a world threatened by cybercrime daily, there’s a lot of misconceptions out there concerning the importance of cybersecurity.

Summer camps aim to address skills and gender gap

Summer is coming, and with it the fate of cybersecurity’s future.

Less than half of IT pros follow safe password management

Here’s a frightening statistic: 53% of your peers reporting that they either haven’t changed their social network passwords in over a year or can’t recall ever doing so at all.

AI system Mayhem on display at Smithsonian

Artificial intelligence. It’s so last year that it’s now being displayed in museums.

Dallas – and the rest of us – receives cybersecurity wake-up call

Ever think it’d be nice if hacking attempts came with full DEFCON 5 alarms – and the alerts and sirens started up whenever a user clicked on an obvious phishing link in an email? Well, as the city of Dallas found out at 1 a.m. one morning, maybe not so much.

As if meeting the filing deadline wasn’t frustrating enough – 2 major tax season cybersecurity vulnerabilities

As the deadline for filing taxes draws nearer – April 18 this year – almost 100,000 taxpayers were affected in a student financial aid scheme, according to the IRS. IRS’ Data Retrieval Tool, which helps users fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), was shut down after the tax agency realized the […]

How repeal of Internet privacy rules harms cybersecurity

Last Thursday, the House voted to repeal Internet privacy rules that had been passed back in 2016. And while there’s arguments on both sides of the aisle here, there’s no denying that where privacy goes, cybersecurity follows.

IoT begs the question: Are we really stronger together or divided?

Let’s face it. The idea of the connected “smart” building is appealing. Being able to control the temperature with an app, or to aggregate data from vending machines so inventory orders can be automated, has a certain amount of allure.

The strategic response strategy your company needs

With all of the threats to cybersecurity in the world, there’s often an onus on establishing a strong prevention plan. But what about when those protections fail?