The effects of climate change on cybersecurity

We explore the relationship between climate change and cybersecurity, two of the major issues of our time. Does cybersecurity actually contribute to global warming? Or can climate change illicit an uptick in cybercrime? We take a look.

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Misleading cybersecurity lessons from pop culture: how Hollywood teaches to hack

We take a look at some of the most famous (or infamous) hacking scenes from TV and movies and the cybersecurity lessons, if any, we can learn from them.

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A week in security (November 11 – 17)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from November 11 – 17, including Facebook scams, the importance of securing food infrastructure, and our latest CTNT report.

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Why all organizations must better protect sensitive data

The truth is that companies, businesses, and organizations have an obligation to the data that belongs to their employees, users, and customers. For some organizations, that obligation is a matter of real, physical safety.

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A week in security (October 7 – 13)

A look at the cybersecurity news from October 7 – 13, including updates on war shipping, managed service providers, and stalkerware.

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Chernobyl’s lessons for critical-infrastructure cybersecurity

The Parallax’s Seth Rosenblatt shares his story on the root cause of the Chernobyl disaster and the lessons organizations—especially those in nuclear power—can take away to secure critical infrastructure against a rising tide of cyberattacks.

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NIST’s privacy framework lets privacy tell its own story

As the Senate sits on no fewer than four data privacy bills that their own members wrote—with no plans to vote on any—and as the world’s largest social media company braces for an anticipated multibillion-dollar privacy blunder, the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published what it calls a “privacy framework” draft.

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Employee education strategies that work to change behavior

Using technology alone to combat cyberattacks is not enough. That’s why employee education on security awareness should be an integral part of any company’s cybersecurity policy.

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How gamers can protect against increasing cyberthreats

We take a look at the various cyberthreats video gamers may encounter online, their real-world consequences, and what users can do to protect themselves.

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A week in security (March 18 – 24)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 18–24, including Facebook’s privacy pivot, password reuse, new research on hospital phishing attacks, infected iPhone apps, and more.

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