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Digital Currency

How Blockchain Is Making Cybersecurity Faster and Cheaper

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Cybersecurity has become a major concern for organizations today. According to Cisco’s annual report on cybersecurity for 2017, 20 percent of organizations surveyed had significant breaches within the past year that resulted in opportunity and revenue losses. Businesses have become prime targets due to…

Security

How to Securely Manage Passwords for Multiple Logins

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The average person has 27 discreet online logins, and most of us reuse the same password over and over which can jeopardizing security. In order to keep your passwords secure, they should be 16 characters long and contain upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols….

Security

It’s Up to You to Make Cybersecurity a Strategic Priority

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

According to a recent global survey of C-suite executives and IT decision makers, most executives still don’t fully comprehend the nature of the cyberthreats they face or the potential consequences of an attack. Without the proper defenses in place, you’re putting nearly every element of…

Security

How Crowdsourcing Can Help Fight Against Cyber Threats

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe coined the phrase, “precaution is better than cure,” and nowhere is that more true than in cybersecurity. Discovering weaknesses and loopholes before hackers can save you from devastating data breaches, data theft, loss of money and also reputation damage can…

Security

7 Recent Hacks That Have Consumers Freaked Out

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Every week, a new “largest hack ever” hits the headlines and strikes fear into everyday consumers.  From ransomware attacks to data breaches, these hacks have put more personal information at risk than the biggest blabber mouths of the business world put together. Plus, with…

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Trends

Los Angeles

5 Tech Trends Startups Are Adopting In 2017

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

It’s six months down the road and time to check in on startup that had high hopes when the year began. How many of the trends you’ve read about from earlier in the year have made their way into your operations? How many are…

Events

Arlington

Battlefield to Ballot Box, Cybersecurity is a War Game [VOTE]

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 11:30 am

Whether it be a small business or government entity, cyber attacks are coming at full throttle and hackers are finding ways to penetrate through systems. In a recent study, 94 percent of people think they can spot a phishing email, they couldn’t be more…

Tips & How To’s

Phoenix

Cyber Tips for a Plugged-In Summer Vacation

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The summer months are often the most popular time for Americans to take vacations. However, as we shift our focus from every day routines to booking flights and scheduling time off, cybersecurity may quickly fall to the bottom of our list of concerns. According…

Security

Study: Americans Don’t Know How to Protect Their Online Data

By | May 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Technology is a double edged sword. While it allows you to keep in contact with friends, check the weather in an instant, and watch more television series than should ever be allowed, it also opens up startups, corporations, and everyday citizens to cyber attacks…

Security

5 Cybersecurity Strategies Businesses Need to Implement in 2017

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Despite the prominence of cyber-attacks nationally, from politics-to-healthcare, most companies are doing little to protect themselves from hackers. According to Symantec, there were more than 429 million identities exposed in 2015 alone. Companies are at a higher risk of breaches now more than ever – 2016 breaches…

Security

Strixus Provides Real Time Cyber Threat Intelligence

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Many of the systems in use today are notably unprotected against cyber threats. The advent of the internet has made this an even more pressing issue, making these systems easy prey for cyber criminals around the world. Industrial control systems (ICS) are a good example of this. They…

Internet of Things

Cybersecurity Industry to More Than Double by 2020

By | Jan 4, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Cybersecurity is a field that is constantly evolving as new threats appear and criminals become more sophisticated. Every state has laws to help protect citizens from cyber attacks with California currently having the toughest laws in place. Likewise, pretty much every state has government agencies as well…

Opinion/Analysis

Why Internet Services Like Facebook Keep Going Down And What It Means

By | Nov 16, 2015 at 5:01 pm

As recently as September, Facebook went down for less than an hour. Contrary to expectations, this did not actually lead to the end of civilization and the beginning of the End Times. But distressed users flocked to Twitter, made jokes about going outside and…

Security

Data at Risk: Is Your IT Security Strong Enough?

By | May 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

Symantec named 2013 the year of the mega breach, and for good reason. More than 1.5 million cyber attacks occurred in the U.S. — a 91 percent increase over the previous year. What Symantec could not have known at the time is that the…