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Malware protection is easy – Malinformation protection is hard

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Whenever it seems like the challenges of protecting my employer from risks to information security or business continuity are towering above me, I stop and ...
election

How the Tech Landscape Could Change Post-Election

With election season in full swing, we thought it might be fun to ask ourselves a hypothetical question: How might the technology landscape as we know it change if the current administration ...
Security Boulevard

Just how effective are Russian political social media ops?

There has been a lot of discussion (and hand wringing) over what seem to be concerted Russian “influence operations” aimed at US politics. Our Russian ...

Deepfakes – Welcome to the post truth society

I recently watched the New York Times’ Weekly episode “Deepfakes – Believe at Your Own Risk” and while I have been concerned about the implications ...
Americans don’t want their tax dollars paying off ransomware crooks

Americans don’t want their tax dollars paying off ransomware crooks

Ransomware operators have targeted more American intitutions than ever this year, including state and local government systems, school districts, healthcare facilities and other entities. And with the payouts circulated in the news, ...
Report: Russia is using social media to influence European Parliamentary elections

Report: Russia is using social media to influence European Parliamentary elections

A new report is out claiming that Russian bad actors are increasingly pouring misinformation through social media channels with a clear goal to influence the upcoming European Parliamentary elections. Bad actors are ...
bots

The Top 5 Industries Grappling with Bad Bots

2018 was the year bots went mainstream, as we learn more and more each day about Russia’s influence over the 2016 U.S. presidential election and watch as two of the most popular ...
Security Boulevard

5 Risks We Face with E-Voting Technology

Technology brings with it a number of conveniences, but it also opens up opportunities for scammers and hackers to take advantage of people through tech fraud. That crime involves using technology in ...

What Is the US Doing to Keep Technology Safe?

Technology progresses rapidly. The government, infamously, does not. It takes a long time to pass new laws, making it difficult for cybersecurity to keep up-to-date with changing technologies. As of now, many ...

The FBI Makes Accidental Argument for Why We Should All Be on Blackberry Phones

This week there was another FBI scandal. This one was on how the FBI massively overinflated the numbers of phones they needed access to in order to “protect the nation.” For some ...