July 2017 - Cybersecurity for Business.

Cyber Crime 2nd Most Reported Economic Crime, Most Companies Unprepared

(Threatcare) Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing fields out there, and for good reason: cyber crime is on the rise, and just about anyone or any company can quickly become a target. The WannaCry outbreak took down over 300,000 computers across the world – and that’s only the beginning. PWC recently collected and analyzed

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 Ex-Pentagon aide: US Cybersecurity in need of “rapid repair”

(Threatcare) At a recent subcommittee hearing, two witnesses testified to the fact that US cybersecurity is “in a severe state of disrepair,” and that this gaping oversight has left the nation compromised and susceptible to cyber attacks from enemy hackers. In fact, the witnesses told the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and

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Singapore Hunting, Identifying Talented Students For Government Cyber Defense Systems

(Threatcare) Singapore’s Ministry of Defense (Mindef) is on the hunt for young people to serve their national service requirements in the realm of cyber defense systems. To accomplish this, Mindef will be working with the nation’s educational institutions to identify students with technological chops to make the cut. Second Minister for Defence Ong Ye Kun

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Upcoming Shortage Of Cybersecurity Professionals Coming …Numbering In The Millions

(Threatcare) The world of cybersecurity and the increasing demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals is growing at an even more rapid pace than previously predicted. New estimates from the (ISC)2 survey released have shown that the industry will have 1.8 million unfilled positions within the next five years. That’s a staggering 20 percent increase in empty

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Even After Large Breaches, Many Companies Are Failing To Take Cybersecurity Seriously

(Threatcare) Panelists at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium agree: One of the top issues that plagues the cyber security industry is helping business leaders understand the value of protection — especially after recent large breaches. This can be enormously difficult, because many people tend to view cyber attacks as something that “doesn’t happen.” While it may

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