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Richard GardnerModulus Global - Scottsdale, Arizona

Does the Buck Stop with GameStop?

19 April 2017  |  22752 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In March, I wrote about the attack on the infrastructure of United States of America. It wasn’t an attack on our naval bases, bridges, or water supply. It was an attack on the infrastructure of our internet, rendering websites, including Twitter and Netflix, catatonic. It was an attack with malware, allowing hackers to target websites with high tr...

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Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Consolidation and integration of security solutions in Financial Services

29 March 2017  |  2536 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The single biggest issue we keep hearing about from financial institutions is the need to simplify and consolidate their security infrastructure. As Financial Services has evolved from person-to-person transactions to the fully digital business model it is today, network infrastructure has had to evolve as well – which has led to it becoming incre...

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M. Arthur Gillis
M. Arthur GillisComputer Based Solutions, Inc. - Atlanta

Computer Security - Bankers Cannot Ignore It But It Will Never Be Completely Safe

24 March 2017  |  2809 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 1983, I completed a computer security test for a Top Tier U.S. bank. Their idea not mine, because the CEO was alert enough and worried about early signs of computer crime in banking. I never consid...

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Mike Lynch
Mike LynchInAuth - Boston

Attack of the Bots

23 March 2017  |  5381 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

While there is always the debate about what the biggest cybersecurity threat is today—DDoS attacks, ransomware, SQL injections, etc.—there is consensus that, based on total dollars lost, the use of au...

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John Safa
John SafaPushfor Ltd - Wimbledon

The real impact of the Vault 7 CIA data leak

09 March 2017  |  5823 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The leak of almost 9,000 documents detailing hacking and surveillance techniques used by the CIA is shocking, but not for the reasons many people think. Reading that your Smart TV or mobile phone cou...

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Mike Lynch
Mike LynchInAuth - Boston

Overcoming Vulnerabilities In TLS

28 February 2017  |  3952 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recently Sudo Security Group uncovered something shocking about a range of popular applications available for download in the Apple's iOS Store. While performing research for their security tool verif...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Security by Obscurity is the key!

27 January 2015  |  3580 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

2014 shocked us all into the reality that no institution or organization, no matter how big or sophisticated, was immune to being “hacked” or “breached”. Towards the end of the year, we were all numbe...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

iHack Hastens Call for Multi-factor Authentication

05 September 2014  |  3584 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

“If only I would have known” is a phase that Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and possibly as many as 100 celebrities and notable personalities are likely saying after a reported massive breach of Apple’...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Our Predictions for 2014: Who Will Dominate? Part 1

20 January 2014  |  2289 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Unfortunately, it’s not going to be plain sailing on the security front in 2014. It’s a bit like Friday 13th. Many folk say that Friday 13th is not their unlucky day at all, it’s Saturday 14th they wo...

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Uri Rivner
Uri RivnerBioCatch - Tel Aviv

BitCoin Explained: How to Become a BitCoin Thief - part 1

04 December 2013  |  21537 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

OK folks. You’ve all been hearing about Bitcoin. Your neighbors have been hearing about Bitcoin. Your dog walker has been hearing about Bitcoin. Now it’s time to separate the wheat from the chaff… L

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