The global shipping industry is the enabler of globalization itself. Without it, it would not have been possible for you to read this post (the smartphone or tablet you are reading this on was likely made in China and shipped to your location onboard a container ship), eat Sushi for lunch (frozen Salmon shipped from
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Why are we still constantly surprised that Intelligence (espionage) Agencies do exactly what they’re supposed to do?
Intelligence agencies belonging to nation-states perform cyber-espionage. That’s a fact, and it’s been a fact for decades. No worth arguing otherwise or claiming that they are breaking the law – it’s their mandate and they don’t try to hide it. I’m not surprised when Leo Messi scores a goal, when a fireman puts out a
Anthem data breach- why have a nation-state hackers targeted a Health Insurer company and what can we do about it?
US health insurance giant Anthem confirmed last week that data on as many as 80 million customers at was stolen by hackers. The stolen information includes names, birth dates, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, the company said. It is very likely that this attack has been going on for months
You’re an IT executive and your company receives regular cyber intelligence updates. They land in your inbox (or have been forwarded to you by your managers, flagged “urgent”) every once in a while. When opening one you can find a brief summary of current events or alerts and an attachment, usually a PDF document. If
While the media storm surrounding Sony has subsided and the whodunit game has come to a stand-still (the FBI is still pointing the finger at North-Korea), the main consequences regarding the severe cyber-attack remain critical and must continue to be addressed. Just this week Sony declared it will miss the deadline for issuing its 3Q-2014 results
The CIO Catch 22- you must innovate,but do so without increasing risk (By Mr. Eli Frank, Former CIO)
CIOs are required to lead the innovation in their organizations, and some even call them to lead “digital business transformation” and to transform even traditional enterprises into the digital era. But innovation comes with inherent risks, and CIOs are required to mitigate these risks and minimize them as much as possible. So innovation leads to
Implementing a Cybersecurity Initiative for Senior Leadership in Small, Medium, and Large size companies (Guest post by Alex A. Kayayian, MS )
I wanted to start by thanking Yotam Gutman for asking me to become a guest blogger on Cytegic. IT security or cybersecurity are both terms that we hear quite often these days. All of the T.V. news stations are constantly bringing this ever-growing need for increased cybersecurity measures into the limelight. Most recently, the data
Cyberwar. Cyber-weapons. Cyber super-power. Cyber-attacks… The entire cyber jargon is tainted in camo colors, making it to look like a bloody battlefield. As with many other things, this too is to blamed on popular films and TV shows from that horrible decade, the 80’s, which created such a powerful image of the military hacker –
Modern businesses have whether by intent or practice always held the concept of “return” as a motivating objective and a raison d’etre. Capitalism functions via the judicious allocation of “capital” as an investment base to generate returns. Returns increase the value and number of assets which can be converted to more capital and the return
In recent years, it has become a known fact, that if a country or its government performs actions which may be perceived as ‘provocative’, it automatically becomes a viable target for hackers, and specifically Hacktivists. Cyber-reactions have become the norm when it comes to military operations, campaigns and even tensions between countries – for example,
Over the past months we’ve reported about the constant rise is the use of POS malware, especially in the US, and especially against large retailers. According to Kaspersky, the number of companies affected by the Backoff malware may be up to 1000 and that number is constantly rising. As we enter deeper into the holiday