Crypto is back in the news, and it seems that this time, the ICO market went ten rounds with the SEC and took a serious beating. Along with the heavy uncertainty around the cryptocurrency market and ICO's in general, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) just deemed Centra, the Floyd Mayweather backed ICO, a fraud.
From the cyber front line
Back in the Obama days, a cybersecurity framework was rolled out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). With updates and multiple integration, this document has proven to be crucial in providing guidelines for businesses in reducing risk and increasing preparedness for cyber-attacks. Everyone seems to be on board, the Department of Defense, Homeland security and the Intelligence community.
Towards the end of March, the City of Atlanta was in the words of the Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, 'held hostage'.
The computer network of the City of Atlanta was hit by a ransomware attack which paralyzed a substantial percentage of the city’s data. The hackers demanded $50,000 to unlock the system.
So, while you are wondering whether you are one of the 87million who had their Facebook information harvested, it's time to let Zuckerberg's Congressional investigation take care of the corporate side and take stock of our own personal responsibility in protecting our data.
By Geoff Hancock
It has been announced ad nauseam over the past few years the impact of a cybersecurity breach to executives and how executives need to take a more active role in managing cyber risk. When you look at the cost of a breach in 2017, you will find a broad set of estimates. According to a Ponemon Institute report, in 2017 it was estimated the cost per breach at $3.6 million (globally), and in the U.S. over $7 million per breach.
Consider the top five most significant expenses that a business has to manage after a breach.
By James Azar
The many detractors of crypto currency use the it isn’t safe argument every time. I have to disagree with that. It’s not safety, it’s a lack of education. I am in the midst of writing my book titled “The myth behind a secure blockchain – Addressing the need for cyber security in blockchain”.
By Gary Walker
By James Azar
Over the last few weeks, a challenge that took headlines last year has made a roaring comeback. Ransomware attacks are back, and they are going after big targets this time around.
By James Azar
I want to start by asking you this very question? When you think of BlockChain what’s the first thing that come to your mind? (Comment Below)
Survey is most likely to say Bitcoin and Crypto Currency. Why? That’s what we know it as. Recent trends I read, speak and discuss with others is BlockChain is also the safest technology out there. Its already safer than the technology out there today and it can’t be hacked.
Let’s analyze this very statement. BlockChain is secure and can’t be hacked.
After the expose on the privacy issues in Facebook, which has seen Facebook cutting off some of their third-party app revenue sources, parents are once again, extremely concerned with their children's safety.