Platypuses and Policies: Akamai's Approach to the GDPR and Information Security

Platypuses and Policies: Akamai’s Approach to the GDPR and Information Security

Written by Meyer Potashman On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. In preparation, Akamai, like every other company that does business with or interacts in ...
The Value of Capture the Flag Competitions

The Value of Capture the Flag Competitions

If you’ve ever attended an infosec or hacker conference, you’re sure to have seen the Capture the Flag or CTF. As with anything in this industry, there are ebbs and flows in ...
Moonshot Information Security Project

The Moonshot Information Security Project

Recently, I was reading about the U.S. government considering funding a “moonshot” information security project—that is, like the efforts in the 1960s to reach the moon (before the Soviets), abandon incrementalism in ...
Security Boulevard

Infosecurity Europe 2018: Being the First to Respond in the Digital World

The world is full of first responders. You may not realize it, but you will know someone who is a first responder. Typically, one would associate a first responder with the three ...
Cyber News Rundown: Chili’s PoS Breached

Cyber News Rundown: Chili’s PoS Breached

Reading Time: ~2 min.Chili’s Restaurant Reveals Payment Card Breach In the last week, officials have discovered a data breach that affects an unknown number of the chain’s 1,600 restaurants across the country ...
Forget C-I-A, Availability Is King

Forget C-I-A, Availability Is King

In the traditional parlance of infosec, we've been taught repeatedly that the C-I-A triad (confidentiality, integrity, availability) must be balanced in accordance with the needs of the business. This concept is foundational ...
Cyber News Rundown: GDPR Edition

Cyber News Rundown: GDPR Edition

Reading Time: ~3 min.As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) edges closer, we’re looking back on the five most significant stories during the lead up to its implementation. Read about GDPR’s ...

Dispelling the Myth: How to Optimize Your Company for Both Cyber Security and Productivity

If there is one thing that executives and managers never want to disrupt it would be productivity. As most managers know, productivity is the ability to make use of resources while producing ...

GDPR Is Coming, So What Now for WHOIS Domain Registration Data?

When the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, 2018, what will happen to currently-available domain registration data in WHOIS? The GDPR restricts how personal data ...
Cyber News Rundown: Breaking Panera Bread

Cyber News Rundown: Breaking Panera Bread

Reading Time: ~2 min.The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cybersecurity news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst and a guy with a ...
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