Cybersecurity

Game of Threats: The Rising Tide of Cyberattacks on the Video Streaming Industry

Sharing is caring – at least when it comes to helping those less fortunate. But, when it comes to streaming video services, a more apt phrase would be…sharing is troublesome. While sharing login credentials for streaming video services, such as...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted August 7, 2017
Cybersecurity

Is Machine Learning Really the Future of Cybersecurity?

Machine learning sure does generate a lot of hype these days. But can it really live up to its billing in the fight against cybercrime? Without a doubt, the age of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is heralded as...

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Andreas Baumhof
Posted July 28, 2017
Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity Crisis Facing the Healthcare Industry

The increased utilization of electronic health records (EHRs) has provided remarkable benefits to medical professionals and their patients. By having immediate access to a more complete patient picture, medical professionals are better equipped to make informed decisions quickly. However, the...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted July 14, 2017
Cybersecurity

Bot Wars: How to Stop the Next Wave of Attacks

This is the third in a three-part series about bots. In parts one and two of this three-part series, we looked at a recent surge in malicious bot offensives that have painted a broad and very dire picture of the...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted July 7, 2017
Cybersecurity

Building a Safer Bot: Delight Customers Without Opening Your Brand to Cyberattacks

This is the second in a three-part series about bots. Part one of this series looked at how a growing number of prominent brands are migrating to new digital identity-based authentication. It’s no secret the bot revolution is picking up...

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Armen Najarian
Posted July 5, 2017
Cybersecurity

Phantom Menace: Cybersecurity and the Bot Revolution

This is the first in a three-part series about bots. A Bot-pocalypse might be closer than you think. In her 2017 Internet Trends Report, Mary Meeker points out that, after a brief decline, traffic generated from bots has once again...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted June 21, 2017
Cybersecurity

The Right Approach to Deliver on the President’s Cybersecurity Executive Order

According to reports in USA Today, an astonishing 96 percent of all federal agencies rate themselves between “somewhat vulnerable” and “very vulnerable” to cyberattack. In fact, 65 percent have suffered a data breach in recent years — a full 34...

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Armen Najarian
Posted June 12, 2017
Cybersecurity

The Rise in Social Engineering Fraud — And How to Stop It

Think preventing social engineering fraud is tough now? It’s only going to get tougher. As financial services organizations race to harden their defenses against cybercrime, their weakest link is suddenly getting a lot more dangerous — and costly. Call it...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted June 2, 2017
Cybersecurity

WannaCry Was Just a Warning: Here’s What’s Coming Next—And How to Stop It

Well, that was close. The WannaCry cyberattack that crippled 200,000 businesses, government agencies and hospitals in 150 countries is now largely tamped down. The crisis was spawned by ransomware that first infected networked computers at Britain’s National Health Service before...

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Andreas Baumhof
Posted May 22, 2017
Cybersecurity

Blame it on the Bots: FCC Bombarded with Fake Comments Using Compromised Identities

Last week, the imbroglio over a proposal to gut the FCC’s Title II net neutrality rules boiled over in unexpected and entertaining ways. It began when Comedian John Oliver, host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, urged viewers to visit a...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted May 17, 2017
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