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Education Secretary’s Guidance To Protect From Online Harms

Fri, 28 Jun 2019

Earlier this week, the education secretary laid out plans for guidance to help guard children against online harms including catfishing, targeted advertising and fake news. The guidance is designed to help students understand the motivations of people online and protect themselves.?? Guidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, The ISBuzz Post: This Post Education Secretary’s Guidance To Protect From Online Harms appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

Will Mobile Devices Replace Passwords?

Fri, 28 Jun 2019

It has been??reported??that??mobile devices could provide a more secure, user-friendly mode of account authentication, according to an IDG and MobileIron report. The report outlined the major frustrations IT professions have with passwords, as well as better solutions that could potentially replace them altogether. The rise in mobile business devices and apps may present a viable The ISBuzz Post: This Post Will Mobile Devices Replace Passwords? appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

Study Reveals Banks Don’t Protect Consumers Against Phishing – Expert Comments

Fri, 28 Jun 2019

Sectigo??(formerly Comodo CA) today issued a report,??Secure Impressions: Online Banking Study, revealing how well??the world’s largest banks??in North America and Europe ensure and demonstrate security of??customer information on their??online banking websites. The study found that a notable percentage of banks left customers vulnerable to phishing scams. They rated websites based on the presence of??SSL certificates??– The ISBuzz Post: This Post Study Reveals Banks Don’t Protect Consumers Against Phishing – Expert Comments appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

Positive Technologies Experts: 5G Launches With Security Flaws

Fri, 28 Jun 2019

Report Outlines Inherited and New Threats in the Network as 5G Launches Worldwide'' Positive Technologies??has released its report??5G Network Security: Vulnerabilities Old and New,??which outlines some of the greatest risks facing 5G as networks as they begin to launch around the world. 5G promises superfast connection speeds, ultra-low latency, and greater capacity represent huge opportunities The ISBuzz Post: This Post Positive Technologies Experts: 5G Launches With Security Flaws appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

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Tracing the Supply Chain Attack on Android

Tue, 25 Jun 2019

Earlier this month, Google disclosed that a supply chain attack by one of its vendors resulted in malicious software being pre-installed on millions of new budget Android devices. Google didn't exactly name those responsible, but said it believes the offending vendor uses the nicknames "Yehuo" or "Blazefire." What follows is a deep dive into the identity of that Chinese vendor, which appears to have a long and storied history of pushing the envelope on mobile malware.

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Cyber NYC boosts the Big Apple's cybersecurity industry

Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Global spending on cybersecurity is predicted to exceed $1 trillion cumulatively over the next five years, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. New York, the second largest city in the world, is a major player in the burgeoning industry.In June 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city's commitment to support the ongoing growth of a local cybersecurity industry. New York City Economic Development Corp.'s (NYCEDC) Cyber NYC initiative is central to the mayor's plan and provides valuable services to cybersecurity startups in the city.To read this article in full, please click here

Young girls are society's future cyber crime fighters

Mon, 05 Feb 2018

The Girl Scouts of the USA announced the introduction of 18 new cybersecurity badges this past spring. As a result, Girls Scouts of all ages (K-12) are able to explore opportunities in STEM while developing problem-solving and leadership skills starting in 2018.An official press release from The Girl Scouts of the USA states that according to the latest Cybersecurity Jobs Report by Cybersecurity Ventures, the worldwide deficit of qualified cybersecurity professionals will reach 3.5 million by 2021.To read this article in full, please click here

Why healthcare cybersecurity spending will exceed $65B over the next 5 years

Fri, 02 Feb 2018

Healthcare has been at or near the top of the list for industries at greatest risk of cyber intrusions over the past two years. And CIOs and CISOs at healthcare organizations are shelling out a lot of money to cyber defend themselves. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts global healthcare cybersecurity spending will exceed $65 billion cumulatively over the next five years, from 2017 to 2021.To read this article in full, please click here

Cybersecurity M&A deal flow: List of 200 transactions in 2017

Fri, 26 Jan 2018

The cybersecurity market is expected to ring up sales of $1 trillion cumulatively between 2017 and 2021.In 2017, more than 200 cybersecurity startups received venture funding. With a flurry of new entrants looking to grab a slice of the spending, there's an equal amount of market consolidation.Over the past year, the cybersecurity market saw more than 200 mergers and acquisitions. The deal flow, tracked quarterly by the Cybersecurity Ventures M&A Report, has been compiled into an annual recap for CSO readers.To read this article in full, please click here

List of 200 cybersecurity startups that received venture capital in 2017

Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Cybersecurity Ventures predicts global spending on cybersecurity products and services will exceed $1 trillion cumulatively, from 2017 to 2021.Where there is opportunity, there will be venture capital firms. Here's a list of 200 cybersecurity startups that received VC funding in 2017, according to the Cybersecurity Venture Funding Report.2017 deal flow, by most recent Dec. 19 '??Ataata, a cybersecurity training platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace, closed $3 million in Series A financing. The round was led by Next Frontier Capital, with participation from TEDCO, 2M, SaaS Ventures, and ARRA Capital, among others.To read this article in full, please click here