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CEO Disconnect On Cybersecurity Increases Risk Of Breaches

The past year was full of high-profile headlines about companies experiencing sensational malware breaches. The so-called cyberworm WannaCry, for example, attacked Microsoft systems, infecting 200,000 computers overnight, hitting 150 countries and affecting much of Britain’s National Healthcare System. Other ransomware attacks, such as Petya, NotPetya and BadRabbit, grabbed the media’s attention, too — and even […]

The Future of Cybersecurity

You can’t discuss the future of cybersecurity without considering emerging trends in technology and threat landscapes. As organizations develop and adopt technologies related to big data, cognitive computing and the Internet of Things (IoT), cyberthreats are growing in both volume and complexity. The race is on to secure these systems and devices before fraudsters figure out […]

GDPR Compliance: The Next Big Hurdle in Cybersecurity

Navigating compliance is quickly becoming a major cyber risk pain-point for businesses.  New regulations around cybersecurity and privacy, like the NY-DFS 500, are burdening businesses with complex requirements for compliance.  The new European Union General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), taking effect this May, will make meeting compliance even more challenging.  The GDPR is the most significant overhaul […]

State Of Maryland To Assess The Reliability And Security Of Its 911 Network Infrastructure

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of consulting and co-managed services for mission-critical infrastructure, along with partner SecuLore Solutions, a Maryland-based cyber security company focused on public safety, has been selected to complete a dynamic 911 network discovery for all public safety answering points (PSAPs) in the state of Maryland. A […]

2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report

Here’s a great report from CyberEdge Group called “Cyberthreat Defense Report.” A little about the report: Many, if not most, IT security vendors publish reports on their respective views of the cyberthreat landscape – often slanted toward their particular areas of expertise. Although these reports yield helpful insights, until the launch of our inaugural Cyberthreat […]

Maryland’s Tenable Network Security is Planning an IPO

Columbia, Maryland-based cybersecurity firm Tenable Network Security has reportedly hired investment bank Morgan Stanley to lead its initial public offering, Reuters reports. The IPO could come as soon as this fall, and sources told Reuters that the IPO could value the company between $1.5 billion and $2 billion. “We do not comment on rumor, speculation or financial strategies,” a […]

Maryland cybersecurity company SecuLore Solutions is helping to assess the state’s 911 system

Maryland’s 911 network is set to get a cybersecurity review from a pair of firms. State College, Pa.–based Mission Critical Partners and Anne Arundel County-based SecuLore Solutions received a contract from the Maryland Emergency Numbers Board to determine potential vulnerabilities and future needs of network infrastructure. According to a news release, the study is designed to help prepare the state for […]

Your Biggest Cybersecurity Risk? Your People

In the evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats, one risk has remained constant: the uninformed and distracted employee. A new report by Kapersky Labs says nearly half of all IT security breaches in 2017 were caused by employees who clicked on a spoofed email, opened an infected attachment, or responded to an online scam.

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