Category Archives: Data

Cybersecurity’s people problem: More millennials needed

Faced with a growing shortage of workers, the cybersecurity industry needs to figure out how to attract a new wave of talent. Nearly one third of organizations are not able to fill their cybersecurity positions, according to a recent survey by the cybersecurity nonprofit ISACA. For another 25 percent, the process takes six months. The […]
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As cities get smarter, hackers become more dangerous: This could stop them

As governments create smarter cities, they need cybersecurity measures built from the ground up — or they risk costly data breaches which could compromise the privacy of their citizens. In 2016 alone, cyber-crime cost the global economy more than $450 billion and over two billion personal records were stolen, according to the chief executive of […]
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What’s Wrong With America’s Current Approach to Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity has transformed what is actually a people problem with a technology component into its exact opposite. It’s almost impossible these days to avoid media coverage of Russia’s role in hacking the 2016 election. So it was in 2015, when news broke that Chinese hackers had breached the United States Office of Personnel Management. Likewise […]
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Survey: Americans have shallow understanding of cybersecurity

SAN DIEGO — When it comes to cybersecurity, Americans recognize the need for strong passwords and know that public Wi-Fi hotspots aren’t necessarily safe for online banking or e-commerce.   But U.S. adults are not as good at recognizing email “phishing” schemes or determining if the website where they’re entering credit card information is encrypted. […]
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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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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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Enterprises are Analyzing Lots of Internal Cybersecurity Data

Enterprise organizations collect, process, and analyze a wide variety of cybersecurity data, and there is no end in sight. The cybersecurity industry has been talking about the intersection of big data and cybersecurity analytics for years, but is this actually a reality or nothing more than marketing hype? The recently published ESG research report titled, […]
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Netizen Cyber Threat Intelligence – July 8th, 2015

Welcome to the Netizen IT Threat Intelligence Newsletter.  A complimentary service of Netizen Corporation, intended to help protect your business from the ever growing and ever changing threat of cyber attacks.  ZERO DAY VULNERABILITY ALERT  Microsoft Office – OLE Packager Allows Code Execution In All Office Versions, With Macros Disabled And High Security Templates Applied […]
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Netizen Cyber Threat Intelligence – June 24, 2015

Welcome to the Netizen IT Threat Intelligence Newsletter.  A complimentary service of Netizen Corporation, intended to help protect your business from the ever growing and ever changing threat of cyber attacks.  ZERO DAY VULNERABILITY ALERT  HP Drops The Hammer On Unpatched Internet Explorer 11’s Zero Day Vulnerability ” Last year HP’s highly regarded Zero Day Initiative group found […]
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Netizen Cyber Threat Intelligence – June 10, 2015

    Welcome to the Netizen IT Threat Intelligence Newsletter.  A complimentary service of Netizen Corporation, intended to help protect your business from the ever growing and ever changing threat of cyber attacks. Massive Data Breach Puts 4 Million Federal Employees’ Records At Risk “(Office of Personnel Management) says people’s names, social security numbers, dates […]
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