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Corporate Hacking: Are you a target?

Corporate Hacking: Are You a Target?

Corporate hacking stories are a staple of the news. Whether a small business or large international corporation, if you use the internet to do business, you are susceptible to having your network hacked, customers compromised, and your reputation ruined.  How can you protect yourself from being a target of corporate hacking? Sometimes it is just […]

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Are you #CyberAware? Cyber Security Awareness Month

Tips for Cyber Security Awareness Month

Are you #CyberAware? October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. It’s a great time to review the online security practices you use at home, as well as at school or at work. When we all work together to prevent cyber attack, the internet as a whole can get safer. Individuals can protect their computers and networks […]

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medical device cyber security

Medical Device Cyber Security is Essential

No one wants to imagine that their pacemaker or insulin pump can be hacked when their life depends on the proper functioning of these medical devices. However, a recent Ponemon Institute survey discovered that 67 percent of medical device manufacturers and 56% percent of Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) think an attack on a medical device […]

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10 of the Largest Corporate Hacks in History Infographic

10 of the Largest Corporate Hacks in Recent History

Corporate hacks and cyber attacks directed at organizations large and small have increased in both frequency and severity over the past few years, affecting billions of consumer accounts and costing companies from tens to hundreds of millions of dollars. Yet while the news continues to provide a steady stream of coverage detailing large-scale corporate hacks […]

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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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Protecting Medical Devices from Cyber Criminals

The Prescription Healthcare Needs Now: Stronger Cyber Security

If anyone in healthcare technology was feeling sleepy earlier this year, now they must be wide awake. The WannaCry and NotPetya attacks that struck multiple hospitals and healthcare systems within the past few months serve as glaring warnings of the growing cyber threat landscape, along with the costs at stake. While cyber threats are not […]

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Three Reasons why Latin America is under Cyber Attack from IEEE Innovation at Work

Three Reasons Why Latin America is Under Cyber Attack

Latin America is under cyber attack. Cyber attacks are on the rise globally, but Latin America is seeing more than its fair share. According to an Eset Latin American Security Report (2017), the number of reported ransomware cases grew 131% in 2016. In Brazil alone, cyber attacks increased 197% in 2015, and a survey of […]

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Strengthen cyber security for your organization with cyber security training from IEEE

How to Strengthen Your Organization’s Cyber Security

How prepared is your organization to manage a cyber attack? Do you need to strengthen cyber security for your organization? According to a recent report from ISACA, a professional association focused on IT governance, many security leaders anticipate a cyber attack on their organization in the near future, but few feel prepared enough to handle it […]

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Are Engineers Easy Targets for Cyber Criminals? from IEEE Innovation at Work

Are Engineers Easy Targets for Cyber Criminals?

In a recent IEEE Spectrum Online article, Scott Borg, director of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, was quoted as saying that the future of cyber security is in the hands of hardware engineers. Borg warned that “the people in this room are now moving into the crosshairs of cyberhackers in a way that has never happened before.” […]

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Avoiding the Top 10 Security Design Flaws

Avoiding the Top 10 Security Design Flaws

Avoiding the Top 10 Security Design Flaws Most software built and released typically comes with a set of defects — implementation bugs and design flaws. While there has been a larger focus on finding bugs rather than on identifying flaws, this document intends to shift some of the focus in security from finding bugs to […]

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