Risky Business: Cybersecurity and Supply Chain Management

According to Forbes, in the realm of cyber security and supply chain management, most security breaches occur from within an organization. In addition to being the result of a lack in the correct technology-based defense, these breaches are a byproduct of poor internal security policy and compliance controls enforced by employers; these oversights can be slight, such as an employee taking a laptop home for the weekend.

The Resilient 4

Much like boxing, IT security requires training, preparation, and planning; an individual must be primed for an attack despite the fact that the kind of attack or when it will happen is entirely uncertain. Sunguard Availability Services (Sunguard AS), experts in the managed services and IT recovery industry, compares IT security to that of the recent Mayweather vs.

June is Internet Safety Month, and the National Cyber Security Alliance has teamed up with ConnectSafely

June is Internet Safety Month, and the National Cyber Security Alliance has teamed up with ConnectSafely (a non-profit organization that educates users about safety, privacy, and security when using online technology) in order to help educate users of all ages about simple steps and preventative measures they can take in order to fully enjoy the benefits of internet browsing this summer.

$63,000 Lost in Online Banking Attack

Many SMBs are unaware that hackers are finding online banking transactions to be profitable and easy targets for cyber-attacks because of several weaknesses in the security systems not only of both organizations, but also in the authentication protocols between them. In a recent attack, cyber-thieves managed to get away with $63,000 after they exploited vulnerabilities in the online payroll system of a small business with its bank.

$63,000 Lost in Online Banking Attack

Many SMBs are unaware that hackers are finding online banking transactions to be profitable and easy targets for cyber-attacks because of several weaknesses in the security systems not only of both organizations, but also in the authentication protocols between them. In a recent attack, cyber-thieves managed to get away with $63,000 after they exploited vulnerabilities in the online payroll system of a small business with its bank.

Research Initiatives in Internet Security Promise a Safer Web Experience

Internet security is an issue not to be taken lightly. As an increasing number of businesses use the web for more efficient operations, there is also more risk of being affected by malware and viruses. But thanks to initiatives such as WebBlaze and BitBlaze from Professor Dawn Song, developers are better equipped to make more effective IT security systems

Is Unfriending Good for Your Business?

One thing is clear, quality is still more important than quantity. Especially with the current economic downturn, people are downsize everything – including online social circles. November 17, 2010 was declared by Jimmy Kimmel during his television show as “National Unfriend Day”, the opportunity for all Facebook users to declutter their Facebook pages by “unfriending” people in their friends’ lists