Tag: Cybersecurity

The victim notification conundrum

There’s an interesting dynamic emerging in the wake of so many large-scale data breaches and cyber-attacks: we’re becoming more accustomed to being victims. Malware is lurking all around us, from the app store to the email notification. This is not …

Trump budget could again boost cybersecurity

It’s budget day, and our team will be scouring the White House’s fiscal 2019 proposal for cybersecurity highlights. MC is expecting a boost over last year’s budget for the Homeland Security Department’s main cyber wing, the National Protection and Programs …

Cyber winners and losers in Trump’s budget

The White House budget proposal included cyber provisions both big and small that revealed the Trump administration’s thinking on digital security, even if much of the document will never be enacted. — THE BIG ITEMS: Overall, the proposal touts over …

Endpoint security suites must have these features

The movement toward next-generation endpoint security has accelerated over the last few years for a simple reason: Cybersecurity professionals aren’t happy with the efficacy of existing antivirus tools. This market demand has led to a wave of investment and innovation …

Texts show leading FBI official doubted cyber unit

Peter Strzok, who led the FBI’s investigation into Russia’s alleged 2016 election interference, considered the bureau’s Cyber Division a disorganized, incompetent mess, according to text messages he sent to Lisa Page, an attorney working for special counsel Robert Mueller. “Their …