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Global Cybersecurity Ramifications from the War in Ukraine

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What have we learned so far regarding cybersecurity from the Russia-Ukraine war and related cyber incidents around the world? Let’s explore

The Top 22 Security Predictions for 2022

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What will the New Year bring in cyber space? Here’s your annual roundup of the top security industry forecasts, trends and cybersecurity prediction reports for calendar year 2022

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Where Next for Government in the Cyber Insurance Market?

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Cyber insurance is only getting more expensive, and the market is changing dramatically, with more changes to come. So what trends will drive adoption, rates and the wider future of cyber insurance

Will Supply Chain Delays Impact Your Next Project?

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Where next for supply chain disruptions? How will this impact technology projects and plans? Let’s explore

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Looking Back at the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Incident

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In early May 2021, the world was shocked into attention by a ransomware attack that brought down gas lines. What have we learned — or not — one year later

Ukraine Situation Drives New Cyber Attack Reporting Mandates

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New mandated reporting of major cyber incidents for all owners and operators of U.S. critical infrastructure seems closer than ever, thanks to new bills that are supported by the White House

College Closing Another Sad Milestone for Ransomware Impact

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Lincoln College in Illinois announced they were closing their doors as a result of COVID-19 and cyber attack disruptions. Who’s next

Cybersecurity Team Lessons from Football Game Defeats

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Underestimating, or not properly preparing for, adversaries can lead to big trouble — in both football and cybersecurity. So what can cyber teams learn from “The Game”?

Could That QR Code Actually Be a Phishing Attack?

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The FBI recently warned consumers that some QR codes can lead to fraud and steal victim funds if scanned into smartphones. Let’s explore this growing trend

2021 Cyber Review: The Year Ransomware Disrupted Infrastructure

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2021 will be remembered as the most disruptive year so far when it came to cyber attacks, with ransomware impacting businesses and governments — including critical infrastructure — as never before

Cover Your SaaS: How to Overcome Security Challenges and Risks For Your Organization

Speaker: Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert and Podcaster

In this webinar, Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert, will outline the relationship between SaaS apps and IT & security teams, along with several actionable solutions to overcome the new difficulties facing your organization.

Banks Must Report Cyber Incidents Beginning in May 2022

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financial institutions are leaders in global cyber defense. Recently approved rules will mandate the reporting of security incidents next year. We explore the topic with cybersecurity expert Michael McLaughlin

Cyber Crime Is More Costly Than Ever — What Can Be Done?

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How bad was cyber crime in 2021? What are the projections for the next few years? More important, what can you do about it

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Ransomware Attacks and Response: What You Need to Know Now

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Not only is ransomware the top cybersecurity story in 2021, but new twists, turns and countermeasures keep coming. Here are the latest headlines and what news you need

As Ransomware Surge Continues, Where Next for Government?

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Global leaders want to carve out specific areas of critical infrastructure to be protected under international agreements from cyber attacks. But where does that leave others

Holiday Travel Surge Brings Back Vaccine Passports — Or Not

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As global travel returns, airline rules, checks and tests are hard to track. But get ready for more as travel returns for the holidays and 2022. Here’s the latest

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How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization. They’ll share how to grow your business faster and minimize costs for both security and compliance

What Does It Take to Be a Cybersecurity Professional?

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With a red-hot job market and great career prospects, more and more people want to know what they have to do to get a cybersecurity job — or better yet a career. Here’s my perspective

Why Should You Merge Physical Security and Cybersecurity?

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For more than a decade there have been calls to merge physical and cybersecurity in global organizations. Is this the right time? What are the benefits

Dedicated State and Local Cyber Grants Are Finally Arriving

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The newly approved federal infrastructure deal brings with it a great holiday present for state and local governments: dedicated cyber funding. Here’s the history, and the future, of cyber grants

Biden Sets Cyber Standards for Critical Infrastructure

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A new presidential directive announced that performance standards will be released for critical infrastructure operated by the public sector and private companies to bolster national cybersecurity

Back to the Office: Privacy and Security Solutions to Compliance Issues for 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

Now that companies are slowly allowing employees to return to work at the office, it's time to re-evaluate your company’s posture towards privacy and security. Join Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies, for a discussion that will focus on compliance and the types of privacy and security measures your company should be aware of, as well as tips and methods for implementing these measures.

Data Breach Numbers, Costs and Impacts All Rise in 2021

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By almost any measure, the breadth, depth and impact of data breaches have dramatically increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a roundup of the numbers

The Case for Establishing a Digital Geneva Convention

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Exponential increases in global cyber crime. Ransomware crippling governments and businesses. Nations ignoring cyber criminals operating on their soil. The time for international cooperation on cybersecurity is now.

Scam Alert: Impersonating Law Enforcement, Doxxing and Swatting

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Criminals are using stolen information to imitate the police and scam both companies and individuals. Here’s what you need to know

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Planning for a Nation-State Cyber Attack — Are You Ready?

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Some global experts are predicting a significant cyber attack against U.S. and UK critical infrastructure if Russia invades Ukraine. Whether it happens or not, is your organization prepared for this scenario?

AI Is Everywhere — Should We Be Excited or Concerned?

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Artificial intelligence is slowly transforming many areas of life — and fast — but we all need to pay attention. Reactions are all over the map, and AI will be used for both good and evil.

Will the Ukraine Conflict Lead to More Global Cyber Attacks?

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Recent cyber attacks against Ukrainian websites have focused global attention on the potential for wider online conflict. So what are the new cyber threats and potential scenarios to be prepared for?

Where Next for Cybersecurity in the Federal Government?

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What’s hot right now in the federal government cybersecurity space? What can we expect from the Biden White House as we move into 2022 and face new threats

Cyber Attacks: Is the ‘Big One’ Coming Soon?

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Should Technology Product Training Be Free?

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Where Next With Hacking Back Against Cyber Crime?

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After the recent ransomware attacks against Colonial Pipeline, JBS and others, there are new calls for the U.S. to hack back against cybercrimminals and hold nation-states responsible. So what now?

Combatting the Growing Cyberthreat of QR Code Abuse

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Vaccine Passports: Who, What, When, Where and How?

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Practical Ways Older Adults Can Manage Their Security Online

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What’s the Best Movie About Hackers? (Book Review)

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What do hackers really do? How do they do it? To answer these questions, many people turn to movies to learn and be entertained. Hacker’ s Movie Guide by Steve Morgan and Connor Morgan can help explore your options

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Why Your Enterprise Needs FIDO Authentication Technology

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The Fast Identity Online Alliance (FIDO) offers a growing list of ways to authenticate users with a goal of reducing passwords. But why is it needed? How does it work? Where is this technology heading

CISO Vincent Hoang on Cybersecurity in Hawaiian Government

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Vincent Hoang became the CISO in Hawaii in 2016. In this interview, Vince shares his journey and cyber priorities in protecting the Aloha State, particularly among the challenges presented by COVID-19

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Remote Work Nearly Killed Email Etiquette. Let’s Bring It Back

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Email tips abound, but lasting email etiquette is severely lacking at home and work in 2021

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SIM Swapping Is a Growing Cyber Threat — Here’s Help

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From cryptocurrency thefts to hacking bank accounts, SIM swapping is a growing threat online. Here are relevant definitions, real-world examples and tips to help stop cyber criminals

Is Burnout Causing Staffing Shortages — Or Worse?

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Public- and private-sector organizations are facing staffing shortages, especially in technical positions. But don’t forget to take care of your current staff, who may be struggling with burnout

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Cyber in Afghanistan: Tech’s Vital Role in Kabul Evacuation

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The desperate images coming out of Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover last weekend underline the importance of technology and the real-life impacts when planning goes well — or not so well.