Cyber Security News and Breakthroughs From American Technology Solutions

James Comey: FBI Faces Deep Tech-Related Questions

LAS VEGAS – The American law enforcement system is facing a crisis of identity in the face of technology advancement, with cloud migration and automated systems, data privacy and encryption all remaining central issues for the FBI as it considers its mandate and role...

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VPNFilter – is a malware timebomb lurking on your router?

by Paul Ducklin Thanks to Cisco Talos and the Cyber Threat Alliance for providing SophosLabs researchers with early access to samples of and information about this malware. Researchers at Cisco Talos just published a report documenting a giant-sized IoT botnet known...

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New EU Privacy Laws Will Complicate B2B Data Sharing

NEW YORK – United States companies doing business abroad are grumbling over new European privacy laws set to take effect in less than one year. The EU privacy rules are far more stringent than U.S. laws, and are meant to give consumers the upper hand when it comes to...

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Cybersecurity Training Nonexistent at One-Third of SMBs

But nearly half of US SMBs in a new survey would be willing to participate in security awareness training at their workplace - even if it was optional. Employees at small-to midsized (SMB) organizations often do not receive any form of cybersecurity awareness...

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Next-Gen Cyber Security is About Big Profits not IT Budgets

One of challenges of cyber security at the CXO executive level is that legacy cyber security solutions have historically been seen as just an expense for the most part.   However, next-generation solutions are poised to become one of biggest profit opportunities for...

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