Cybersecurity

Computer security (also known as cybersecurity or IT security) is information security as applied to computing devices such as computers and smartphones, as well as computer networks such as private and public networks, including the Internet as a whole.The field covers all the processes and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction. Computer security also includes protection from unplanned events and natural disasters.The worldwide security technology and services market is forecast to reach $67.2 billion in 2013, up 8.7 percent from $61.8 billion in 2012, according to Gartner, Inc.
Posts about Cybersecurity
  • What it will take to make digital identity real

    … The biggest problem with digital identity is that it’s sort of just a pain in the ass. As banks, governments and e-commerce giants try to solve the issue of customers having account overload and password amnesia, the problem becomes that security is just inconvenient: there are so many required security specs for passwords, are many different…

    Digiday- 19 readers -
  • Citi’s latest cybersecurity bet veers from the usual model

    … Financial technology trends come and go but three are here to stay: everyone has a mobile phone, large businesses are moving their data to cloud systems — and threat to cybersecurity are evolving with and around both behaviors. As the threat cybersecurity poses for financial services – or any company, since they’re all collecting customer data…

    Digiday- 25 readers -
  • Businesses Still Neglecting Cybersecurity (Infographic)

    … Cybersecurity requires agile improvement and dedicated resources. Unfortunately, instead of businesses taking the recommended holistic approach, cybersecurity is often critically overlooked. An infographic based on a study from security solutions provider Resilient Systems and market research firm Ponemon breaks down key areas of continued…

    Inside Facebook- 26 readers -
  • Influential Cybersecurity Blogger Gets Digitally Attacked

    … Influential Cybersecurity Blogger Gets Digitally Attacked October 20, 2016 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment Cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs is no stranger to controversy or danger. Known to uncover online crime rings and fraud, Krebs has had plenty of experience with retalition. However, the recent digital attack on his website has…

    The Blog Herald- 9 readers -
  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    …. Declining trust in security is not a new trend. There seems to be a disconnect wherein companies aren’t providing clear security protocols and users aren’t taking advantage of the tools to protect themselves. Clearer communication of the benefits of security tools could go a long way to solving both problems. View the infographic below–from Craig Newmark, Rad Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies–for more details. Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    AllTwitterin Social- 17 readers -
  • Businesses: Take a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity

    … Every business and organization needs to take a holistic approach to cybersecurity. To that end, providing resources and training staff members to maintain good security practices should be a top priority. We interviewed Alex Heid, chief research officer at SecurityScorecard, and gained some insight into how companies can improve their digital…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 13 readers -
  • Learn to Identify and Protect Yourself From Phishing Scams (Infographic)

    … News about cybersecurity is often full of doom for businesses and consumers, with frequent leaks, high-profile data breaches, and ever more sophisticated hackers. However, October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so now is a good time to brush up on how to protect yourself in the digital world and other basic tools for improving the security…

    AllFacebook- 54 readers -
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