Security Boulevard’s 5 Most-Read Stories for the Week, Feb. 12-16

Another week has gone by with our fair share of security stories. This week the 2018 Winter Olympic Games dominated the headlines, as well as the cyberattacks on the Olympics website. Missed out on any of the news this week? Here are the five most-read stories on Security Boulevard to help you out.

Insider Threats – Recognize and Respond to the Risk Within

Insider Threats – Recognize and Respond to the Risk Within

Ninety percent of organizations feel vulnerable to insider threats. That alarming statistic was recently published in the annual Insider Threat Report released by Crowd Research Partners. The survey respondents are almost equally worried about malicious insiders (47%) as they are accidental insiders (51%). What is one of the main enabling ...
TV Air Gap Technology

What Your Favorite TV Shows Get Right (and Hilariously Wrong) About Air Gap Technology

Chances are, one of the first places you may have heard about an air gap computer was on TV. Olivia Pope on “Scandal” knows what air gap technology is. Elliot on “Mr. Robot” knows how to circumvent an air gap to gain access to highly secure information. Even Aaron Sorkin’s ...
winter olympics

Cyber Attackers: A perfect 10! Olympic Committee: Failed to qualify.

The Olympics are meant to be a celebration of the human spirit. A spectacle of national pride. A living, breathing example of the limits of the mind and the body. Through the Olympics, we get to experience the thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat. Wait. I’ve started to ...
Data Breach Reporting Laws Hit Australia with Serious Implications for Businesses

Data Breach Reporting Laws Hit Australia with Serious Implications for Businesses

Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws will kick in on 22 February, but businesses remain unprepared. How is yours tracking?February 22 marks the date Australia finally rolls out its long-awaited data breach notification laws. After years of back-and-forth, handballed from minister to minister, Australia has reached a point of maturity when ...
Uber Settles IP Suit

Uber Settles IP Suit with Waymo for $245 Million

The Waymo intellectual property theft suit against Uber came to a screeching halt last week, just days into the jury trial to determine whether Uber had stolen Waymo’s technology. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi expressed his “regret” for what had taken place and directed his team to settle. Waymo was to ...
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Saleem Padani

Saleem Padani

Saleem is a highly accomplished business, marketing and technology leader with track-record of success in startups, mid-size and large technology and professional services organizations, currently the COO at MediaOps, Worldwide Program Director & Technical Evangelist at IBM, Director of Industry Solutions at Neuvis, Co-founder & Vice President of LexiBridge and Senior Software Architect at DataEase International. Saleem has passion for leading and empowering global teams to drive new initiatives, leveraging broad & deep business, strategic, marketing, technical and solution delivery skills. Saleem has an Executive M.B.A, from University of Texas at Dallas, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering.

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