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  1. Employee Negligence Is a Leading Cause of Your Company’s Security Risk

    A recent article by Maria Korolov on CSO Online points out that 4 out of 5 employees engage in some risky online behaviors at work despite being aware of the security risks. The myth that employees are only engaging in these behaviors because of their lack of knowledge about the risks is now debunked. Instead,…


  2. LastPass Hack and the Case for Two-factor Authentication

    On Monday, June 15, 2015, a popular password manager, LastPass, announced a security breach. After noticing suspicious activity on their network, LastPass discovered that their account email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised. However, they announced that they have found “no evidence that encrypted user vault data was taken, nor…


  3. Internet of Things Vulnerabilities in the Sky

    With new TSA restrictions following the attacks of 9/11, most Americans have settled their fears associated with flying. But with the evolution of the Internet Age we may be facing a new security concern in the skies: the Internet of Things. In January, the United States Government Accountability Office conducted an investigation and reported that the…


  4. Secretary of Homeland Security Calls for Private Industry Partnership at RSA 2015

    The U.S. government is stepping up its efforts to thwart off cyber-attacks against American infrastructure, networks and defense, though it continues to attract much skepticism from security industry professionals in a post-Edward Snowden world. Yesterday at the kickoff of the annual RSA Conference, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh C. Johnson made a passionate plea for…


  5. Hackers: The Internet’s Immune System

    When Keren Elazari said that hackers are the immune system of the Internet, she knew she would get pushback. People, after all, have a similar reaction to the word hackers as they do to the word bacteria—even when it’s the good kind, it can still make you cringe. But what Elazari was suggesting in her…