Ransomware...It Could Happen to You

by Jen McNeill on October 17, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Today, I want to talk about a recent form of malware that has been causing major trouble: Ransomware.

That’s right- RANSOMware. It is exactly how it sounds:

A type of malicious software that restricts access to a victim’s...

One year ago, if you asked me how much I thought about securing my information online, I would probably have said very little. I was in the majority of users who believed "It won't happen to me. I know what a spam email...

Google paid over $1.2 M in bug bounties to security researchers for reporting cross-site scripting (XSS) bugs in Google applications during the past 2 years. This fact is mentioned matter-of-factly in a blog article...

Week 1 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month has a focus on educating and getting people involved in cybersecurity - including careers.

You've probably noticed there aren't a lot of women in information security....

The moment you realize one of your online accounts has been hacked can send a number of emotions raging through your head. Unfortunately, when it comes to online security, many of us don't think about it seriously until...

Tesla Motors recently issued an over-the-air software update to make its Autopilot system rely more on radar than cameras. This update was in response to a highly publicized crash in May 2016 in which a 40-year-old man...

Mitigating Common Password Attacks

by Serge Truth on September 27, 2016 at 10:47 AM

Multiple options are available for mitigating automated password guessing attacks and choosing the most appropriate one(s) requires understanding the trade-offs between security and usability of each. Regardless, the goal...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), part of the US Department of Transportation recently issued their much anticipated Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. This 116-page document is guidance, not...

Yahoo confirmed on Thursday that data associated with at least 500 million user accounts have been stolen from a 2014 data breach - what many are calling one of the largest cybersecurity breaches in history. What...

Why I was Asked to a White House Meeting

by William Whyte on September 7, 2016 at 2:29 PM

I was asked to meet with the some of the staff from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) this week. To be clear, the OMB is a White House department but sadly the meeting wasn't in the White House itself -- it was a...