Cyber News Roundup: Top Cyber Threats in Our Hybrid World, Unattended IoT Devices in Empty Offices

The new world we work in is a hybrid world. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has been written about the shift to work-from-home, which has brought an increase of hackers going after the weak security links leading to an increase in cyber threats.   With the hybrid world shaping up to be more permanent, it’s an ideal time to reevaluate cybersecurity…

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PacStar CTO Charlie Kawasaki Named 2021 Tech Champion Award Winner by Technology Association of Oregon

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that Charlie Kawasaki, chief technical officer of its PacStar® business, will receive the 2021 Tech Champion Award given by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) at its awards ceremony this Friday, September 17, 2021, in Portland, Oregon. PacStar is a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).…

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Cyber News Roundup: R is for Ransomware

Ransomware may sound like a suspenseful movie plot, but the reality is that it’s plaguing organizations in every industry. Let’s face it: ransomware commands big reactions and big dollars…and big headlines. Ransomware is an attack that locks computers and systems and demands a ransom to give back access to the data. “In the world of cybercrime, ransomware attacks might be the…

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Cyber News Roundup: Moving from Shaming to Sharing, More Data Breach Reporting

While everything’s not coming up roses in cybersecurity land, we might be seeing signs of rosier approaches. In a recent Help Net Security article, author Sai Venkataraman reinforces the importance of building a positive security culture. His perspective is that our shame culture is the biggest roadblock to increasing security posture across industries. He says that a guilt culture and shame are prevalent today, as witnessed…

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