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Modernizing Security: Multi-Factor Authentication.

Picture this: You run an exclusive nightclub with an entrance guarded by a tremendous bouncer. He holds a list of all those allowed entry on thoe wild Friday dance-off nights. You just walk up, tell him your name – and if you’re on the list, you get in. Cue “Night at the Roxbury” head tilt. … Continue reading

BotNet Report: Threats and Analysis.

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released an interesting report on the increasingly sophisticated threat of botnets – groups of computers and/or computerized devices that can be used for malicious purposes, such as large-scale DDoS attacks or spamming messages.  The report makes 6 specific notes worth chewing on: 1.  Automated, distributed attacks are a global … Continue reading

Cybersecurity Insurance: A Budding Field.

As the frequency and complexity of cybersecurity incidents increases, the fledgling cybersecurity insurance industry continues to evolve and adapt. The problem? Cybersecurity incidents are like nothing else that the insurance industry has yet addressed. From Wired.com: Companies like retailers, banks, and healthcare providers began seeking out cyberinsurance in the early 2000s, when states first passed … Continue reading

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