cyber attack

  • How do you truly secure the connected car? Crunch Network

    How do you truly secure the connected car?

    We’ve become accustomed to staying connected whenever and wherever we are. All this connectivity is great, but it has also blinded us to the associated risks of being online at all times. Connected devices — especially smartphones — are vulnerable to cyber attacks, so security is of the upmost importance. Just a little further down the road is the next major connected device… Read More

  • Cyber insurance is changing the way we look at risk Crunch Network

    Cyber insurance is changing the way we look at risk

    If, or more accurately, when your company is hit by a cyber attack, do you have what you need to recover? Do you know what kind of losses you can afford to absorb in your bottom line? How do you manage your risks? Have you thought about whether you need cyber insurance? Read More

  • Information Sharing Is Key To Avoiding A Cyberattack Crunch Network

    Information Sharing Is Key To Avoiding A Cyberattack

    President Obama’s recent extraction of a pledge from Chinese leader Xi Jinping that neither government would conduct or continue economic espionage in cyberspace, while important, still comes up far short of addressing the significant and growing global concerns about the potential for a 9/11-style cyberattack on critical financial sectors. Now more than ever, dramatically increased… Read More

  • De-escalation Is The Answer To Today’s Growing Cyber Tension Crunch Network

    De-escalation Is The Answer To Today’s Growing Cyber Tension

    Leading up to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States, media buzzed with talk of an unprecedented cybersecurity agreement on par with previous governance around the creation and handling of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. But what was built up to be the first arms control accord for cyberspace actually turned out to be quite anticlimactic. Read More

  • How The Rules Of Cyber Engagement Have Changed Crunch Network

    How The Rules Of Cyber Engagement Have Changed

    A series of recent breaches at United Airlines, Anthem and, most recently, Sabre Corp. and American Airlines are reportedly tied to state-sponsored cyber attackers. These attacks further highlight an important trend in the cybersecurity arena: Government entities are targeting corporations in addition to other governments, with far reaching implications. Read More

  • Google Warns Thousands Of Users About Potential State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

    Google Warns Thousands Of Users About Potential State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

    According to the NYTimes, tens of thousands of users have seen the following message pop up on their Gmail, Chrome browser, or Google home page: “Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer.” Read More

  • Europe Ramps Up Cyber Attack Testing With Second Simulated Pan-Europe DDoS

    Europe Ramps Up Cyber Attack Testing With Second Simulated Pan-Europe DDoS

    Three hundred IT security professionals from across Europe are locking horns in a simulated cyber war exercise taking place today which — if it were a real attack — would be capable of disrupting services for millions of Europeans. The exercise, known as Cyber Europe 2012, is being run by ENISA: the European Network and Information Security Agency, and is part of ongoing efforts… Read More