What we can identify from the Atlanta Cyber-attack.

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:14
What we can identify from the Atlanta Cyber-attack.
What we can identify from the Atlanta Cyber-attack.

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.


What is 'App-ning to our Privacy?

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 05/18/2018 - 22:19
What is 'App-ning to our Privacy?
What is 'App-ning to our Privacy?

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.


The real cost of a cyber breach at your company…..Do CEOs really know?

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Mon, 04/30/2018 - 09:33
The real cost of a cyber breach at your company…..Do CEOs really know?
The real cost of a cyber breach at your company…..Do CEOs really know?

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.


How Secure is the BlockChain?

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 19:59
How Secure is the BlockChain?
How Secure is the BlockChain?

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. 


Penetration Testing will save Countless Lives: The Cisco Vulnerability

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 19:51
Penetration Testing will save Countless Lives: The Cisco Vulnerability
Penetration Testing will save Countless Lives: The Cisco Vulnerability

If one thing is for sure, it's that penetration testing will become a huge part of our Cyber future. 

Embedi researchers have this week uncovered a critical vulnerability in Cisco software that left Cisco employees and researchers sleep-deprived, until it was fixed. Researchers demonstrated this susceptibility at a Hong Kong based conference after reporting it to Cisco in May 2017 in a video demonstration. The affected hardware and software includes devices that fall into the Smart Install Client type.


Cyber Awareness tips

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 19:12
Cyber Awareness tips
Cyber Awareness tips

To make sure we have a full arsenal against malicious cyber-attacks, any smart tactician would tell you that your tech solutions are only half of your artillery. In addition, a magnificent shield against hacker attacks is a high level of cyber security awareness.

Cyber security awareness contains a comprehensive and rounded perception of online threats and the potential steps you can take to mediate risk. Regardless of the operating systems used and data that you work with through a myriad of vulnerabilities, hackers can get hold of sensitive information.