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Easy Ways to Improve Cyber Security from IEEE

Easy Ways to Improve Your Organization’s Cyber Security

The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, according to the US Department of Homeland Security. However, with access to so much information comes an increase in cyber-attacks that can affect people and companies on a global scale. In 2016, there was a 38% increase in phishing security attacks year over year according […]

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Study Reveals Most Organizations Are Unprepared for Cyber Attack

Study Reveals Most Organizations Are Unprepared for Cyber Attack

A recent study released by Arctic Wolf Networks (2017) has found that many organizations are completely unprepared for cyber attack, and Internet of Things (IOT) devices are only making the problem worse. In the wake of attacks such as the one on Equifax, it has become clearer than ever that every organization needs a comprehensive […]

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Three Ethical Hacking Myths from IEEE Innovation at Work

Three Ethical Hacking Myths

A recent report conducted by Lloyd’s of London predicts that a worldwide cyber attack could result in approximately $53 billion of economic losses, an amount similar to the costs from U.S. Superstorm Sandy in 2012 (Reuters, 2017). In light of this figure and the rise of cyber attacks over the past several months, the call […]

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5 Lessons Learned from Recent Cyber Attacks

Five Lessons Learned from Recent Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks are happening more often and becoming more severe. The recent WannaCry and NotPetya attacks have taught us several important lessons to keep in mind as we look to improve our own cybersecurity defenses: The threats weren’t necessarily new. Attacks similar to WannaCry occurred with Sony in 2014 and Blaster in 2003 (Ward, 2017). […]

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