cybersecurity


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cybersecurity

(ˌsaɪbəˌsɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ)
n
(Computer Science) computing the state of being safe from electronic crime and the measures taken to achieve this
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Goldhammer, who joined the institution in 2015, was previously a partner at Deloitte Consulting, where he worked with public and private sector clients on multiple areas, including cybersecurity.
While advisors, broker-dealers and mutual fund firms have stepped up their cybersecurity preparedness, most notably in crafting written policies and procedures, more steps are needed, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission's exam division.
The Philippine government and an international cybersecurity firm have formed an alliance to address cybersecurity threats in the country, as fast-growing economy has become a magnet for cybercriminals.
KUWAIT, Aug 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's national cybersecurity strategy is vital to protect the country from potential electronic threats, an official said on Wednesday.
OWL Cybersecurity has released The OWL Cybersecurity Darknet Index: Reranking the Fortune 500 using Darknet Intelligence (DARKINT), a study that assessed each company in the 2017 Fortune 500 list and ranked each company based on company data exposed on the darknet.
org/2017/03/22/ what-the-public-knows-about-cybersecurity), which finds that most internet users have trouble accurately answering difficult cybersecurity questions (determined by its 13-question quiz; pewinternet.
But many data breaches, such as Targets 2013 breach that exposed the financial data of 40 million customers, have resulted from poor cybersecurity on the part of a vendor.
Developed in cooperation with community partners, River Valley Community College is now offering a health care-focused cybersecurity degree, one of few such degrees offered in the country.
Berkeley Research Group has released its Cybersecurity Preparedness Benchmarking Study, detailing findings about cybersecurity practices from a survey of leading global organizations.
Although this trend should be alarming for all companies, cybersecurity is particularly important for companies in the defense industry, which face significant regulation and reporting requirements with respect to their government contracts and heightened risk of sophisticated attack from hostile governments and non-state actors due to the highly sensitive nature of some of their programs.
Eighty-two percent of respondents admit to a cybersecurity skills shortage, with 71% citing this deficiency for organizational damage, including data breaches, according to an Intel/Center for Strategic and International Studies report.
Summary: The news around corporate cybersecurity tends toward negativity, with reports of vulnerabilities and attacks seemingly growing each year.