Cyber attackers upped their game in 2017, warns report

Ransomware topped the list of profit-motivated attacks in 2017, but geopolitical conflicts also spilled into cyber space, with activists and jihadists exploiting the internet, according to Flashpoint. “Cyber criminals in 2017 proved inventive, developing clever new schemes to evade the latest in fraud detection and…

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Adoption Grew Over 60% in the Last Year

Executive Survey Shows Almost Two-Thirds of Enterprises Harnessed AI in 2017 /EIN News/ — CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Narrative Science, the leader in Advanced Natural Language Generation (Advanced NLG) for the enterprise, today announced the availability of its third annual research report,…

Top cybersecurity threats of 2018 and what Cisco is doing to combat them

As we’ve seen in 2017, cybersecurity threats were big, bad, and seemingly everywhere. From Nyetya to the Wannacry ransomware, leaks and hacking definitely grabbed headlines. Luckily, Cisco has been on top of the cybersecurity game—even being a source of crucial information in the time of…

‘This Is Not a Time for False Equivalence’

This is a lightly edited transcript of the December 29, 2017, year-end Best of CounterSpin episode. ***** MP3 Link Janine Jackson: Welcome to the Best of CounterSpin for 2017. I’m Janine Jackson. Each week, CounterSpin looks behind the headlines, asking what and who might be…

Three ways you can act to reduce the risk

If 2017 was about ransomware attacks, 2018 will be about cyber attacks on the Internet of Things (aka medical devices). As we begin the year, that’s the message we’re hearing from a number of sources. This should come as no surprise to those of us…

Forrester TEI Survey Documents 156% ROI for CMX

The stock market has had a pretty good run during 2017. Lucky investors have seen returns of more than 15 percent when, historically, anything greater than 8 percent is considered good. So what would you think of a 156-percent return? You wouldn’t be alone if…

Cyber attacks in 2017 drive Nordic security efforts

Another month, another large-scale cyber attack. That’s what 2017 felt like for many. Notably, the WannaCry ransomware attack in May, followed by NotPetya a month later, paralysed computers – and companies – globally. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners…

2018 could be year of critical infrastructure attacks, says report

While 2017 was a year of “electoral hacking” and an intense information war aimed at shaping the recipients’ viewpoint, the latest cyber security report by The Kosciuszko Institute predicts that 2018 could be a year of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure. By submitting your personal…

Our Investment in Kespry, a Leading Industrial Aerial Intelligence Platform

Drones have had a very eventful 2017. Drones not only gained widespread commercial traction this year but came in the public spotlight during the devastating Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. For the first time, video from drones was widely shown to provide real time coverage of…

Our Investment in Kespry, a Leading Industrial Aerial Intelligence Platform

Drones have had a very eventful 2017. Drones not only gained widespread commercial traction this year but came in the public spotlight during the devastating Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. For the first time, video from drones was widely shown to provide real time coverage of…

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