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Machine Learning Applications in the Cybersecurity Space

Machine learning is one of the hottest areas in data science. This subset of artificial intelligence allows a system to learn from data and make accurate predictions, identify anomalies or make recommendations using different techniques. Machine learning techniques extract information from vast amounts of data and transform it into valuable business knowled
Publish At:2023-05-31 19:10 | Read:264998 | Comments:0 | Tags:Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Artificial Intellige

Now Social Engineering Attackers Have AI. Do You? 

Everybody in tech is talking about ChatGPT, the AI-based chatbot from Open AI that writes convincing prose and usable code.  The trouble is malicious cyber attackers can use generative AI tools like ChatGPT to craft convincing prose and usable code just like everybody else.  How does this powerful new category of tools affect the ability of crimin
Publish At:2023-05-30 11:14 | Read:703456 | Comments:0 | Tags:Artificial Intelligence Risk Management chatGPT chatbot Open

How I Got Started: White Hat Hacker

White hat hackers serve as a crucial line of cyber defense, working to identify and mitigate potential threats before malicious actors can exploit them. These ethical hackers harness their skills to assess the security of networks and systems, ultimately helping organizations bolster their digital defenses. But what drives someone to pursue a career as a wh
Publish At:2023-05-25 13:05 | Read:659887 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Threat Hunting Certified ethical hacker cybe

Heads Up CEO! Cyber Risk Influences Company Credit Ratings

More than ever, cybersecurity strategy is a core part of business strategy. For example, a company’s cyber risk can directly impact its credit rating.  Credit rating agencies continuously strive to gain a better understanding of the risks that companies face. Today, those agencies increasingly incorporate cybersecurity into their credit assessmen
Publish At:2023-05-25 11:14 | Read:355523 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management credit rating Credit Card Cy

6 Ways to Mitigate Risk While Expanding Access

The World Economic Forum recently published a list of trends that are likely to shape the future of cybersecurity by 2030. The article names “progress in cybersecurity, but access must be widened” as a top trend. If these two goals seem contradictory, it’s because they are. Today’s business model requires that systems, people an
Publish At:2023-05-23 13:05 | Read:230481 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management SEIM Zero Trust Framework cybersecurity tren

NIST Launches Cybersecurity Initiative for Small Businesses

For small organizations, the current cyber threat landscape is brutal. While big-name breaches steal the headlines, small businesses suffer the most from ransomware attacks. Additionally, other studies reveal that only half of all small businesses are prepared for a cyberattack. In the face of these challenges, NIST is creating a new initiative to help.&nbs
Publish At:2023-05-22 11:14 | Read:295063 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management small business cybersecurity best practices

Educating Your Board of Directors on Cybersecurity

Many, if not the majority of, big decisions at organizations come from the boardroom. Typically, the board of directors focuses on driving the direction of the company. Because most boards approve yearly budgets, they have significant oversight of resources and areas of investment. As cybersecurity attacks continue to increase, organizations must make key b
Publish At:2023-05-19 11:13 | Read:487299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management zero trust cybersecurity attacks Cybersecuri

HEAT and EASM: What to Know About the Top Acronyms at RSA

The cybersecurity industry is littered with acronyms. SIEM. EDR. APT. CISO. CISA. The list goes on and on. So it wasn’t surprising that there were a lot of acronyms in RSAC 2023’s sessions and keynotes, as well as in the dozens of news items and studies released during the conference. The hottest acronym, by far, was AI, as everyone (literally e
Publish At:2023-05-18 13:05 | Read:293180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management perimeter security attack surface management

Is Patching the Holy Grail of Cybersecurity?

A proactive approach to cybersecurity includes ensuring all software is up-to-date across assets. This also includes applying patches to close up vulnerabilities. This practice minimizes risk, as it eliminates outdated software versions in the process. Does this make patching a catch-all cybersecurity solution? While patching is an important component of cy
Publish At:2023-05-18 11:13 | Read:913289 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management patching Cybersecurity Patch Management Vuln

Are Ransomware Attacks Declining, or Has Reporting Worsened?

While examining the state of ransomware in 2023, the statistics show promise — at least on the surface. According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2023, “Ransomware’s share of incidents declined from 21% in 2021 to 17% in 2022.” Also promising: ransomware groups had a shaky 2022. The Trickbot group, for example, faced sig
Publish At:2023-05-17 11:13 | Read:493958 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Conti lockbit endpoint detection and respons

Can Large Language Models Boost Your Security Posture?

The threat landscape is expanding, and regulatory requirements are multiplying. For the enterprise, the challenges just to keep up are only mounting. In addition, there’s the cybersecurity skills gap. According to the (ISC)2 2022 Cybersecurity Workforce Study, the global cybersecurity workforce gap has increased by 26.2%, which means 3.4 million more
Publish At:2023-05-16 11:13 | Read:251736 | Comments:0 | Tags:Artificial Intelligence Risk Management chatGPT large langua

Today’s Biggest Threats Against the Energy Grid

Without the U.S. energy grid, life as we know it simply grinds to a halt. Businesses can’t serve customers. Homes don’t have power. Traffic lights no longer work. We depend on the grid operating reliably each and every day for business and personal tasks. That makes it even more crucial to defend our energy grid from modern threats. Physical Thr
Publish At:2023-05-15 15:11 | Read:263924 | Comments:0 | Tags:Energy & Utility Risk Management cyber attacks Killnet energ

SaaS vs. On-Prem Data Security: Which is Right for You?

As businesses increasingly rely on digital data storage and communication, the need for effective data security solutions has become apparent. These solutions can help prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data, detect and respond to security threats and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards. However, not all data security solutions a
Publish At:2023-05-12 13:05 | Read:541468 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management on premise Cloud Data Securi

Understanding the Backdoor Debate in Cybersecurity

The debate over whether backdoor encryption should be implemented to aid law enforcement has been contentious for years. On one side of the fence, the proponents of backdoors argue that they could provide valuable intelligence and help law enforcement investigate criminals or prevent terrorist attacks. On the other side, opponents contend they would weaken
Publish At:2023-05-11 11:13 | Read:459024 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management cyber crime backdoor backdoo

NSA Releases New Best Practices for Securing Home Networks

You depend on your home network for binge-watching your favorite shows and ordering the perfect pair of shoes. When it’s time to pay bills or manage your retirement accounts, you likely head online as well. Not to mention that home networks make it possible for you to work from home and for your kids to do schoolwork. If your home network isn’t
Publish At:2023-05-10 11:13 | Read:392444 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management cybersecurity best practices cyber security


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