Old technology creates an open door for cyber attackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security focus is shifting to make it harder for intruders to leave with anything of value Outdated technology often acts as a company’s soft underbelly, leaving them open to cyber breaches. But the cost and inconvenience of moving from so-called The…

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Cyber security firm owner creates Hacker Academy

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Steve Barone, the owner and CEO of CBI, got his start in business selling Atari and Commodore home computers in an East Detroit shop in the 1980s. The native Detroiter dropped out of Wayne State University, but found a job he enjoyed and paid…

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Federal energy regulator creates Cyber/EMP security office

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  infrastructure_protection In the face of mounting electronic assaults on critical U.S. infrastructure targets, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) unveiled a new office on Sept. 20 it hopes will help combat potential Cyber and physical attacks on the U.S. electric grid. Homepage position:  10 read…

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AlienVault creates centralised threat detection system

Open-source security information and event management (SIEM) vendor AlienVault has launched a new system for sharing threat intelligence among users of its OSSIM platform. SIEM technology provides real-time analysis of security alerts generated by network hardware and applications. While the technology is used widely, OSSIM claims to have the largest…

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