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The Darker Side of the Internet of Things

On Friday, Dyn, a company that routes and manages internet traffic, suffered multiple Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks throughout the day.  Major sites such […] More

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APTs: The Boogeymen of Cybersecurity

Dark Hotel, Crouching Yeti, Machete, Sofacy, Sandworm – what do these words have in common? They are all names given to hacker groups that have […] More

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The Human Factor Behind the Panama Papers Leak

There’s still much to be learned about the unauthorized release of the so-called Panama Papers, the documents exposing the financial interests of prominent world figures […] More

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Are America's Ports Secure?

With fifty percent of U.S. imports travelling by sea, ensuring that ships have a secure place to dock poses a challenge to American law enforcement. […] More

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Developing Enhanced Cybersecurity Systems

When you think of cybersecurity, you probably think about firewalls and passwords – but the ever-changing cyber threat has forced the technology to move far […] More

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Taking Aim at Smart Guns

In the wake of a series of high-profile mass shootings, President Barack Obama initiated an executive action directing the Department of Defense, the Department of […] More

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Healthcare and the Cyber Threat

In February, Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital very publicly paid $17,000 to regain access to its files after being infected with a type of malware called ransomware. […] More

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The Rise of Counter-Drone Technology

Commercially available unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as drones, appear to be changing the game in regards to aviation. The market for drones has […] More

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The Rise of Quantum Computing

Apple’s dispute with the FBI has caused a resurgence of the debate about encryption in the United States, but the tech industry is working on […] More

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The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

There is a massive problem in cybersecurity, and it has been growing for years. This problem is not a malicious program, or a rogue nation-state, […] More

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Securing Industrial Control Systems

A serious, potential malware threat has been detected on the systems that control many aspects of critical infrastructure in the United States.  These industrial control […] More

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The End of U.S. Space Supremacy

Space may be infinite, but it’s starting to get crowded around Earth. As more nations have gained the ability to send assets into orbit, a […] More

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Biotechnology’s Dark Side

Right now, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) at the Pentagon is trying to figure out how to create artificial life forms and living […] More

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Protecting Your Digital Identity

How many sites do you log into everyday? Between work email, personal email, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and all the other accounts the average person has […] More

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Moscow’s Cyber Buildup

The legacy of the Cold War has left many enduring images in the minds of most Americans, images that are usually associated with Russia and […] More

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The Future of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has not only dominated the headlines in the wake of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Sony hacks, it has become a […] More

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Offensive Cyber Operations

Hollywood has a clear idea of what it would look like if someone used cyber-capabilities against us: a man in a room full of screens […] More

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Negotiating a New Safe Harbor Agreement

The U.S. technology sector received a surprise jolt in October when the European Court of Justice struck down the Safe Harbor Framework, setting off a […] More

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Supply Chain Security

You would probably be surprised to know what a logistical feat it is to manufacture a smart phone. The base materials are mostly silicon, plastic […] More

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After Paris, Encryption Debate Rages

The debate about “Going Dark” has reignited following the tragic attacks in Paris last week. There have been claims the terrorists used encrypted communications to […] More

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