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Our Unofficial Top Ten Cyber Trends for 2014

…t must be built on trusted relationships that may be years in the making. The setbacks in trust brought about by this year’s revelations of pervasive online surveillance may impact public-private and government-to-government cyber security information sharing efforts in 2014. And new revelations may be in the offing. All of this may put the mechanics and ethics of information sharing under the microscope: How do we define the relationships…

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New Research Examines Impact of Cyber Insecurity on Country’s GDP Growth

…just over two weeks (December 1, to be specific), my visit here could not have been better timed. On this tour, I have been appearing with Melissa Hathaway, president of Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC and former White House cyber security chief, as she launches a new study entitled “The Cyber Readiness Index 1.0.” The study looks at the top 35 countries that have embraced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and the Internet, and…

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Cybersecurity: Where are the Biggest Threats?

…ons can assess and remediate these threats. “Cyber crimes, cyber thievery, and cyber warfare have become an everyday reality. In fact, security breaches are so prevalent that, according to a new study from the National Cyber Security Alliance and a private sector firm, 26 percent of Americans have been the victims of a data breach in the past 12 months alone. Not only do breaches reduce citizens’ trust in government to protect their…

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Cybersecurity: Where are the Biggest Threats?

…ime: Identifying the Sources of an Everyday Threat Cyber crimes, cyber thievery, and cyber warfare have become an everyday reality. In fact, security breaches are so prevalent that, according to a new study from the National Cyber Security Alliance and a private sector firm, 26 percent of Americans have been the victims of a data breach in the past 12 months alone. Not only do breaches reduce citizens’ trust in government to protect their…

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

This month, we are marking the tenth anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). The goal is to raise awareness and educate Americans about the importance of cyber security. Agencies and organizations are holding events and driving initiatives to engage Americans in a discussion about how to establish safer practices. NCSAM sheds light on the most pressing topics in security, including mobility, education, cyber crime and…

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