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Wanted: Employees Willing to Steal Data

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Insider threats are hardly a new problem. As companies increasingly rely on data connected to complex networks, they also rely on their employees to make sure that data stays out of the wrong hands. The trouble is, unlike the hackers lurking outside the corporate network, insiders can directly access sensitive information and critical systems without having to bypass security controls. ...

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The Top Cyber Security Threats in 2017

Top Cyber Security Threats in 2017 | Lunarline

Before leaving the White House, President Obama has sought to make defense from cyber security threats a national priority for the near future, proposing a 35% increase in budget ($19 billion) for cyber defense in 2017. As news stories of election hacks and record-breaking data breaches dominate headlines, it should be no mystery to anyone why protecting our nation’s networks ...

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DDoS and the Democratization of Censorship

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In the past, most concepts of censorship — like those in the works of George Orwell or Aldous Huxley — imagined that those in power would use their influence to decide what can and cannot be said or printed. However, just as the internet has created a space for more voices to be heard (e.g., on social media platforms), it ...

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The Cyber World War: Is It Already Here?

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Analysts have watched the international stage closely for years as nation-states compete in an ever-intensifying arms race. Unlike in the past, however, it’s not nuclear weapons or missile caches at the center of the contest. Instead, world superpowers and a number of developing nations have been fortifying their hacking capabilities and targeting one another for multiple ends: intelligence gathering, sabotage, ...

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