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Louisiana is home to many critical assets and companies that are crucial to our nation’s infrastructure. And LSU’s experts are working to conduct research and experiments to prevent and defend against cyber attacks. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, there are 16 critical infrastructure sectorsconsidered “so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety, or any combination thereof.”...

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A captivating keynote launched IP EXPO Europe for its 13th year yesterday, as renowned astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield shared his unique experience of space travel and considerations for the next leap for mankind.  Hadfield, the former Commander of the International Space Station, spoke in front of a packed crowd about the human element of space travel: the teamwork and collaboration that is required to make an off-world team function. From the future of space to...

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The third annual Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards  winners were revealed last night in a fun and inspiring celebration at St Bart’s Brewery in London. The awards celebrate the people, not products, of the cyber security industry. From the best ethical hackers and cybersecurity’s rising stars to the best sales leader and the coveted Godfather/Godmother of security, the categories recognised individuals and teams working hard to protect Britain from cybercrime and raise awareness of security issues.     The free event was a...

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Cybersecurity company CyberInt has been shortlisted for a Security Serious Unsung Hero award in the Security Avengers category In an era where cybercriminals plan and orchestrate attacks in the anonymous recesses of the Dark Web, effective threat intelligence has to become increasingly pro-active and investigative. To enable enterprises to extend their security perimeters to encompass the Dark Web forums where organised criminal gangs (OCGs) hide, CyberInt has assembled a unique team of cyber sleuths comprised...

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Janrain®, the company that pioneered the Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) category and Trusona, the global leader in passwordless identity authentication, today announces a go-to-market partnership that will facilitate the creation of a frictionless, no username/password customer journey while enhancing security within the solution stack. Together Janrain and Trusona will jointly target consumer fintech, insurance and media brands in the EMEA region who are establishing and retaining app-based relationships with their customers as a...

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On Monday, over 70 of the great and good in cybersecurity gathered for a Flash Mob event outside the Tower of London to raise awareness of cybersecurity, offering their hints and tips on what you should do to be more secure online! It’s all part of Security Serious Week, an event organised by Eskenzi PR, which runs alongside European Cyber-Security Awareness Month to get the industry to share their skills and educate the wider community on...

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Large organizations utilize a variety of technologies and solutions to create cyber resiliency, an important part of the best practice known as Defense in Depth. But, using disparate systems can actually result in increased security exposure and risks, and slower response to threats. A few years ago, Cisco began working with the best and brightest minds around the world to address this issue. This led to the creation of their security technology program, which included...

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As businesses struggle to combat increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity attacks, the severity of which is exacerbated by both the vanishing IT perimeters in today’s mobile and IoT era, coupled with an acute shortage of skilled security professionals, IT security teams need both a new approach and powerful new tools to protect data and other high-value assets. Increasingly, they are looking to artificial intelligence (AI) as a key weapon to win the battle against stealthy threats inside...

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According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet / Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. Findings from the report show that Akamai detected approximately 3.2 billion malicious logins per month from January through April 2018, and over 8.3 billion malicious login attempts from bots in May and June 2018 – a monthly average increase of 30 percent. In total, from the beginning of November 2017 through the...

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On Friday, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC) and leading science and engineering company QinetiQ hosted the latest Cyber Security Challenge UK Face-to-Face competition at QinetiQ’s headquarters in Farnborough. The competition saw 28 code-breaking amateurs from across the country ethically hack the cryptocurrency wallets of customers from a fictitious bank. The challenges, which put contestants’ cryptography, problem-solving, automation and scripting skills to the test, included breaking into digital vaults and delivering presentations to expectant board...

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