Government

News Roundup: Will U.S. elections be secure?

“The midterm elections are less than six months away, but an overwhelming 95 percent of digital security experts surveyed by The Cybersecurity 202 say state election systems are not sufficiently protected against cyberthreats.” Does that scare you? To think that the integrity of one of the most important and basic rights of every American is…

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CyberSecurity 2028: By Default, By Design

In her keynote at the RSA Conference this year, futurist and game designer Jane McGonigal said: any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous. In the post-RSAC recovery period, I pondered the future trends in information security and built my own ridiculous statement regarding the future of information security: In the future,…

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6 Ways for Small Businesses to Improve Their Security, with Little Security Expertise

There is a children’s book, “Inside, Outside, Upside Down” featuring The Berenstain Bears, that teaches young children about spatial concepts. When it comes to securing your organization’s data, it may feel like you need to cover all of the spaces: inside, outside, and even upside down. It’s no wonder, since security risks exist everywhere: inside…

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News Roundup: A Geneva Convention for Cybersecurity

While cybersecurity continues to dominate the news, there is growing concern about the rise of government cyberwarfare. Rogue nations like North Korea and Russia have captured headlines for their role in major cybersecurity attacks, but the question becomes what can anyone, or any company or government, do to protect themselves? One thing is clear and…

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