Coming up half-way through the month of October, there is a sense of growing anticipation with the holiday season almost upon us. While it is easy to neglect October as simply the bridge month for our turkey dinners or creamy eggnogs, it has more significance than most would think. And no, I am not…

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Our networked systems, be they computers, databases, phones, or other devices, are an endless battlefield. Zero-day exploits have been buzzing in the news in the wake of the Wikileaks concerns, where a number of such exploits had been posted where any who were interested could learn illegally about how to use them. Many are worried about…

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2016 has been a year, to say the least. With the loss of legends like David Bowie, Prince, Alan Rickman and Mohammad Alli, and of course a tumultuous presidential election leaving much of the nation divided, we’re just about ready to put this year to bed. However, we still have the better half of December…

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I believe that Cyber Insurance (CI) will be the driving force behind information security over the next three to five years. CI will have the same kind of effect that car insurance has had on car safety and security, or that life insurance has had in changing the types of lifestyles most of us lead.…

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Cyber security is a growing issue in today’s world and the targeting of small and medium size businesses (SMBs) is a major concern in 2016. However, most SMBs aren’t aware of the risks and how to protect themselves. This is where cyber insurance (CI), when used correctly, may be able to help. CI is a…

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Andrew Auernheimer, the US “hacktivist” who broke into the network of AT&T said that the attack was done to highlight security failings. Its reported that Andrew Auernheimer aka Weev and Daniel Spitler stole email addresses from 120,000 iPad owners by exploiting a bug in the way AT&T set up its network. Due to this, Auernheimer…

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