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Everyone knows it’s not a true gold rush until the swine come out. And while the age of cryptocurrency has been in full swing since Bitcoin launched the fray in 2009, it hasn’t taken con artists long to figure out how...

Data protection not keeping pace with threats: C-suite survey If there’s anything another year of sophisticated IT security attacks has shown us, it’s that keeping pace with cyber-threats is a near impossible task. Especially when organizations don’t seem to understand the threats...

In recent years major banking institutions have explored this new currency system. As recently as this year The Bank of England announced their initiative to create their own cryptocurrency. They’ve named it RSCoin. This new digital currency shares many characteristics of...
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Major enterprises are slow to adopt even basic cyber security policies despite risks and warnings, according to IT expert Julie Thorpe.
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Earlier this week, Snapchat announced its movement into the mobile payment world with Snapcash, a feature that lets you send money to other Snapchat users with the push of a button. As the company explains, it's as simple as entering...
Think Cyber Threats Don't Impact You? Think Again.

Fact: Cyber criminals and nation states are having great success in penetrating our cyber defenses. Businesses, especially those involved in international mergers, acquisitions, hostile take-overs and IPOs, are targets, and the threats are significant.

The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This vulnerability means that a third party could potentially intercept information protected, under normal conditions, by SSL encryption; things like user passwords, account information and credit card...
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Sochi's spectacular Winter Olympics is now all but over, but was it worth the $52 billion price tag?  We take a closer look at the extraordinary costs associated with the event, where the money came from, and who benefited the most. The...

Smartphones and tablets have changed the way we live and work, and certainly how we collaborate. The Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend is one that continues to transform the modern workplace, but one that also poses significant security risks. Think of all the things...

It is the time of year for reflection, projections and resolutions. What was 2013 like? What will we do in 2014? What kind acts can we promise to do, or what self-improvements can we instigate? 2013 was an interesting year. I think 2014 promises to...