Davenport University has received a five-year, $4M grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to train and educate the nation’s next generation of cyber security experts as part of their CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program. An estimated 300,000 cyber security jobs will remain unfilled across the country according to cyberseek.org. In the last year, the United […]
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The city of New Bedford, Mass. — not too far away from us here at TechDecisions — recently avoided paying the $5.3 million hackers demanded of it after successfully launching a ransomware attack. The town’s response? Bargain-and-stall. And it worked. Not the usual method An NPR article reports that after IT personnel discovered the attack the day […]
Does your organization trust Google services for email, cloud, etc.? Many U.S. state attorneys general apparently believe its massive rate of data collection makes is more difficult for smaller tech companies to compete, as they’ve launched a probe for potential antitrust violations, according to a recent Reuters report. The Google antitrust probe focuses on “the […]
The only thing that is changing in the business arena is the typical enterprise organization chart. As businesses aim to meet the pace of the rapidly evolving digital economy, many struggle with restructuring internal departments, developing and distributing products with overarching objectives of making more profits. To make these well-intentioned adjustments, enterprises need to establish […]
What types of cyberattacks were carried out this week, September 16, 2019? Read on to find out about the latest cyberattacks and who got hacked this week.
A new comic book all about eCommerce fraud prevention was commissioned and released by Covery. Covery is a global risk management platform helping online companies prevent fraud and mitigate risks. The company specializes in KYC automation, device fingerprinting, user events analysis, and user risk scoring that help to solve fraud typical in low- and high-risk […]
After analyzing over a billion transactions across multiple industries, Arkose Labs has found that more than half of social media logins are frauds.
Symphion, Inc., a software and services company, announces the launch of IoT Cyber Security as a Service solution. This new offering is “the only service available today to cost-effectively secure IoT devices, independent of make, model or type,” the company says. “New laws like California’s SB 327, which will take effect in January 2020, require connected devices […]
Put aside your political leanings: there is evidence to suggest that 2020 election hacking in the U.S. is a real possibility. We’ve already told you about the dire need for more secure voting machines; how more than a few Pennsylvania counties will be using out-of-date electoral systems by the time the 2020 elections take place; and […]
What types of cyberattacks were carried out this week, September 9, 2019? Read on to find out about the latest cyberattacks and who got hacked this week.