In 2015, Statistica reported that holiday season desktop retail e-commerce spending in the United States amounted to 56.43 billion U.S. dollars with the most money being spent online on Cyber Monday. That year, Cyber...

Whether you're a seasoned security professional or complete novice, it's important to protect your personal information online. But how paranoid should you really be? Well, it depends on your personal threat model. Often...

The cloud offers the promise of improved scalability, availability, and IT infrastructure security. According to the 2016 Gartner Application Security Hype report, Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) are beginning to offer...

Have you ever asked a question and started it by saying "This may sound stupid, but…"? And how many times has someone responded to you, making you regret you ever asked that question? We've all been there at some point....

2016 OWASP Mobile Top 10 Vulnerabilities

by Dinesh Shetty on November 4, 2016 at 9:21 AM

Do you think mobile vulnerabilities are so different from web vulnerabilities that it warrants is own list?

While vulnerabilities are often similar across the various computing platforms, each has unique idiosyncrasies,...

Internet of Things devices have become more and more popular within the past few years, changing our lives and making things more efficient. However, just like computers, smart embedded devices can also be exploited. In...

Three Strategies for Car Cybersecurity

by Gene Carter on October 31, 2016 at 11:31 AM

According to consulting firm, Frost and Sullivan, we can expect the number of hackers to grow to more than 150,000 globally by 2018. This fact combined with the fact that in that same time the number of connected vehicles...

The Internet of Things opens up a realm of possibilities to make everyday tasks easier. They can memorize our schedules and know when to turn the heat on or off. They warn us about intruders. They can even save lives. But...

DNS service provider Dyn was attacked several times on Friday via a DDoS (distributed denial of service) – hackers basically flooded their systems with so much traffic that nothing could get through. This impacted Dyn...

How to Not Get Hacked on Social Media

by Christine Schulz on October 19, 2016 at 8:19 AM

As the Digital Marketing Manager, I often find myself on social media every day. I keep our company accounts updated, and I’m always browsing around for the latest news.

Prior to starting at Security Innovation, I worked...