Articles by tag: Cyberattacks

Got a Social Media Security Problem? CSO’s Have to Focus on Recruiting Specially-Trained Personnel to “Read the Tea Leaves” of Social Media Cybersecurity

The battlefield of corporate security has extended far beyond firewalls and anti-virus software. It’s now moved into the realm of social media, where a simple post can be destructive. Decades ago, many corporations struggled to understand the gravity of cyber threats. This led to boardroom shakeups and company downfalls. While there is more protection […]

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Hacking Attempts in the Education Sector Are On the Rise. Here’s How Schools Can Stay Safe from Cyberattacks.

Educational institutions are facing a surge in cyberattacks targeting IoT (Internet of Things) devices like IP cameras, network video recorders, and routers, according to recent data published by Check Point Research. In fact, the cybersecurity solutions provider states that there has been a 34% increase in cyberattacks when compared to last year. How can […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022. How Should the Industry Combat Them?

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare ranks […]

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Audio Episode - The Lion's Den
What is Your Layered Security Approach? A Look at Defense in Depth

Barry Turner, Technical Business Development Manager at Red Lion Controls, joined host Tyler Kern for a live discussion on secure remote access and the importance of companies developing solutions that ensure a higher frequency of cyberattacks doesn’t end in disaster. “Red Lion has been doing remote access for quite some time,” Turner said. “We just […]

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In the Cloud
How Can Companies Respond Legally to Digital Fraud

The way we communicate, share data and use technology to act on those insights is changing – and it’s all leading to the cloud. On In the Cloud, every week new experts will engage in a fire side chat and will bring their extensive experience in software, IT and mobile solutions straight to you, offering a […]

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Does Data Poverty Lead to More Cyber Attacks?

The way we communicate, share data and use technology to act on those insights is changing – and it’s all leading to the cloud. On In the Cloud, every week new experts will engage in a fire side chat and will bring their extensive experience in software, IT and mobile solutions straight to you, offering a […]

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Making a Connection: The State of Cybersecurity for Industrial Networks

Industrial networks are under threat from cyberattacks. On Feb. 8, Oldsmar, Florida, announced a cyber intrusion into its water treatment system. They detected the attack, but only after network infiltration. David Zaveski, Product Manager at Antaira, spoke about the threats to industrial networks, what makes it easy to infiltrate them, and what IT departments […]

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Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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4 Ways COVID has Impacted Campus IT Systems
December 14, 2020

Higher education institutions often host sensitive research data, patent information, and a vast amount of student personal data while supporting a sprawling campus of information resources used by students, faculty and others. The current pandemic has added to these problems and has sent university network administrators scrambling to accommodate the rapid shift to remote, on-line […]

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