Author Archives: netizencorp

NETIZEN HOSTING PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE AT NEW ALLENTOWN LOCATION

Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an award-winning provider of cyber security solutions for government, defense and commercial markets, recently moved into new offices at 4905 Tilghman Street, Suite 210, Allentown, PA and will be hosting a public Open House on Thursday, February 15th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. All are welcome and invited to visit for a […]
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Who should be responsible for cybersecurity?

Clearly, cybersecurity is everybody’s problem. It’s high time this truth was recognized, starting with the executive suite on down.   The news today is flush with salacious stories of cyber-security breaches, data held hostage in brazen ransomware attacks, and compromised records and consumer information. So too has the fallout become increasingly familiar: broken trust, ruined […]
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Conferences, Certifications or College: Which Is the Best Path toward a Cybersecurity Career?

Cybersecurity and cyber defense experience are buzzwords that enhance a resume. They are also jobs that are needed now and far into the future. In January 2017, cybersecurity expert and CSO Steve Morgan wrote about the need for more cybersecurity talent. On the the CSO website, which serves enterprise security decision-makers, Morgan stated that “there […]
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Former U.S. Security Expert: 5 Ways the Insurance Industry Can Improve Cybersecurity

The insurance industry has a great record of solving problems where government regulation didn’t because the government either didn’t know how to regulate, or the government wouldn’t regulate,” Richard A. Clarke, former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-Terrorism for the United States, told attendees at a recent cybersecurity insurance forum in Santa Clara, […]
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Regulation Can’t Solve Cybersecurity Problems, Fed Official Says

More rules may not be the best answer to protecting the financial system against cyber attacks, a Federal Reserve official said. “I don’t think the solution to the cybersecurity problem rests in regulation,” Arthur Lindo, senior associate director of the Fed’s division of supervision and regulation, said Monday at a banking conference in New York. […]
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The interdependency of people, policy and products amid a cybersecurity talent shortage

As the shortage of skilled security staff widens, the effects on policy and products in overall security organization must be factored into the choice to pursue alternative sources of talent. Several CISOs I’ve spoken recently have lamented, while cybersecurity assurance stands on three legs – people, policy and products – the industry is weighted down […]
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Most People Aren’t Using This Critical Web Security Feature

The ongoing hacking epidemic is leading people to protect their online accounts—or so you would think. In reality, a study suggests about three quarters of the population are ignoring the most effective way of keeping hackers out of their personal information. The tool, known as two-factor authentication (2FA), prompts people to enter a text message […]
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Cybersecurity threat: A call to action

Our nation’s security; indeed, the security of every American, is at risk from enemies we can’t see, and often can’t find, until the damage has been done. Every American citizen, government agency, and commercial or private business that has internet connected devices and networks is a target, and can become both an unwitting predator and […]
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Cybersecurity: How Blockchain Is Helping E-Commerce Businesses Protect Their Data

According to recent reports, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax is still reeling from a massive cybersecurity breach earlier this year. In the breach, which is believed to have occurred between mid-May and July 2017, cyber criminals accessed the personal data of approximately 143 million U.S. Equifax consumers. In May, Target was still dealing with the […]
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Why directors should learn to love cybersecurity

It’s time for boards to take control of their organisations’ cybersecurity at a time when the threat to data security has never been so severe. Beyond core company growth and profit, board directors have plenty of competing priorities they “must” attend to, such as regulatory change, the digital economy, culture, diversity, investor relations, political events […]
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