Microsoft Ventures, in collaboration with Israel-based venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), has launched a new program at the accelerator in Tel Aviv, Israel, dedicated to cybersecurity startups.
Successful conduct of military operations requires a unit’s clear understanding of the battle space it controls and its “area of operations”. This includes not only the terrain of the battlefield but also the capabilities, motives, and determination of the enemy they face.
Security should be a fascinating, dynamic, and creative pursuit. I say have fun, be creative, be criminal in your thoughts, but not your actions. The black hats who have you in their targets are having a blast.
External attacks are not our only worry. Most security nuts have been saying for years that our biggest threat is not external, but rather the "Internal Threat." I will take that a step further and say that one of the biggest threats that we face is the "oops".
Oliver makes the case for why the way that security awareness training is often approached is flawed. But if done in the right way, Security Awareness Training can provide a lot of value and benefit the security posture greatly.
In addition to being a renowned theoretical physicist, Einstein was also a wizard at writing security procedures and processes. Here is a short selection of quotes from Albert Einstein, and why they are worthwhile when thinking about security.
In developing a Secure Development Lifecycle, you always start by performing an assessment of your current situation in order to establish a baseline of where you stand. Generally, there are two different types of application assessment tools on the market - static analysis and dynamic analysis tools. But what about the human element?
There are many security companies, individual researchers and certain circles in academia that hold a wealth of information on cybercrime activities that could be the difference between a bust and a cybercrime investigation that leads to a dead end. It’s not just about collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, but also about collaboration with the security industry.
The dangers for a university or college network can lurk everywhere from e-mail to the Internet infrastructure itself. When a student’s computer on a college network is compromised, it’s not just the student who pays the price—legally, so does the institution.