From the Spring 2015 Issue

Calm Your Bits: Why the Internet of Things Doesn’t Have to Be a Security Nightmare

Author(s):

Chris Castaldo, Senior Director of Information Security, 2U

Industry buzzwords are a dime a dozen, but few survive the passage of time. A term that popped into our lexicon in approximately 2006, according to Google Trends, and has been gaining traction in 2014, is the “Internet of Things,” or “IoT.” “Internet of Things” and “Internet of Everything” are terms that have been given … Read more

From the Spring 2015 Issue

2015: What’s Old is New Again

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

As 2015 starts, there is no shortage of articles, posts, and interviews projecting the year ahead for cybersecurity trends, attack scenarios, and countermeasures. I have reviewed numerous materials (from McAfee Labs, Trend Micro, FireEye, Websense Security Labs, Symantec, etc.) highlighting similar themes around critical infrastructure, mobile device attacks, and the evolution of hacking in general. … Read more

From the Spring 2015 Issue

Diving into the Deep Web

Author(s):

Kris Martel, EVP of Operations, Chief Information Security Officer, Emagine IT

With all of the recent advancements in technology, including the ability for anyone to know what is going on around the world with just a few keystrokes or finger swipes, it is amazing that anything can be a mystery anymore. When I was young, you had to rely on the newspaper, nightly news programs on … Read more