Author Archives: netizencorp

Artificial intelligence makes cybersecurity the ideal field for ‘new collar’ jobs

Security experts will tell you that humans are the weakest link in the cyber security world. The facts speak for themselves, over 90 percent of security incidents are due to human error. This is when people do things like click on a bad link, open an attachment which is laden with malware or fail to […]
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Why Cybersecurity Should Be A No. 1 Business Priority For 2017

Last year was terrible for corporate victims of cyberattacks, with many large organizations making headlines over reports of major breaches. Ransomware attacks quadrupled to 4,000 per day from 2015 to 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Despite the evidence, most companies greatly understate the risk of a cyber incident, according to EY’s 19th Global Information […]
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Exploring The Gap Between Cybersecurity Perception And Reality

Most company executives and security professionals have a reasonable understanding of cybersecurity. Even if they don’t fully understand the mechanics under the hood, they at least realize that there is a vast and aggressive threat landscape out there, and that their networks are under virtually constant siege from attackers. When you ask how they feel […]
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Congressman: We need a National Guard for cybersecurity

There are few people with computer science backgrounds who work in the federal government. Long hours coupled with smaller salaries make it hard to recruit techies to Washington, according to Representative Ruben Gallego. But one way to get more tech people to serve their country is to set up a cybersecurity reservist system, like a […]
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Cybersecurity’s Human Side: How Can We Solve Our People Problem?

The challenge in building cybersecurity resilience is that it is not only about software and legal code, but also about people. This is where there is concern about the new administration’s planned cybersecurity executive order; the last drafts to circulate online lacked any strategic effort to solve looming workforce challenges. Across government and industry, the […]
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NETIZEN WELCOMES NEW FEDERAL SALES EXECUTIVE GREG ALLEN TO THE TEAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2016 NETIZEN WELCOMES NEW FEDERAL SALES EXECUTIVE GREG ALLEN TO THE TEAM Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an award-winning provider of cybersecurity, software assurance, and related IT solutions to the defense and civilian government markets, is pleased to announce that Mr. Gregory (Greg) Allen had been added to the Netizen executive team as Vice President of Strategic […]
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‘Security Fatigue’ Can Cause Computer Users to Feel Hopeless and Act Recklessly, New Study Suggests

After updating your password for the umpteenth time, have you resorted to using one you know you’ll remember because you’ve used it before? Have you ever given up on an online purchase because you just didn’t feel like creating a new account? If you have done any of those things, it might be the result […]
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Why Cybersecurity Is Not So Complicated

Here’s what it takes to protect our data, identities and money. Judging by the defeatist stance of the security industry in reaction to high profile breaches of just about everything and everyone, and the billions lost every year by banks, credit card companies and brokerages, you might think that this whole cybersecurity thing is way […]
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Cybersecurity is a must even for smaller firms

In our digital age there is extraordinary technology that improves our lives, increases our productivity and makes it easy to access information on just about anything. But there’s also a serious risk for cybercriminals to leverage our dependence on technology for financial gain. Earlier this year, I read a frightening article in Forbes in which […]
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Bill requires agencies to help small businesses with cybersecurity

Small businesses would get more information from the government about internet security under a bill that has passed the U.S. House. The Improving Small Business Cyber Security Act of 2016, which now goes to the Senate, calls on the Small Business Administration and Department of Homeland Security to create a strategy to increase business owners’ […]
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