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Encrypting the Entire Web

Encryption

When a small nonprofit declares a goal as lofty as encrypting the entire web, it can expect to be met with skepticism. But a San Francisco-based organization – The Internet Research Group (ISRG) – appears to be making some substantial progress toward its vision of making the internet a more private place to be, one site at a time. ISRG’s ...

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Knowledge is Power: Increasing Your Team’s Cyber Security Proficiency

cyber security proficiency

To a lot of non-technical professionals, cyber security may seem pretty dull. And who can blame them? The weird terminology, complicated systems and mundane, repetitive tasks can certainly come across as a less than exhilarating experience. But looking past those aspects of the job, cyber security is actually pretty exciting. As devastating breaches — like those at the Office and ...

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Stuxnet – A Lesson in Combating Modern Cyber Warfare

Stuxnet-cyber-warfare

The threat of cyber attacks is more prevalent today than ever before. Criminals and government organizations are in a fierce battle that many don’t notice until the aftermath. Credit cards and personal information are leaked from large companies and the breaches are widely publicized by the media. However, there’s another, less publicized type of cyber warfare occurring…and these strategic attacks often ...

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Cyber Security and Risk Management Go Hand in Hand

Cyber Security and Risk Management Go Hand in Hand

Compared to other areas of business, information technology is an operational function that stakeholders often view as relatively hands-off. With its specialized terminology and detailed logic, it’s seen as a practice that’s best left to the professionals. A board’s functional understanding of tech-related issues might go only deep enough to know what to fund – and this typically depends on ...

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