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

    … – isn’t going away, these companies are heavily invested in analytics firms that monitor breaches, defenses and other activity to try to make sense of user behavior and identify patterns to help prepare for the next attack. That space is getting kind of crowded though, which is part of why Citigroup’s startup venture capital arm just invested…

    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)

    … In our ongoing coverage of security topics for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize that all parties play an important role in security infrastructure. Businesses need to provide adequate solutions and people need to utilize the solutions provided. Unfortunately, according to a recent infographic, user confidence…

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

    …, and then directly contact them via email, social networks or other out-of-band communications (phone calls, SMS, etc). Indeed, spear phishing is an excellent example of how layers of security are becoming compromised by end-user behavior. When employees become too comfortable with procedures, Heid notes, they develop poor password habits and bad cybersecurity…

    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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