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Mr. President … please Tweet this…

Fixing cyber security requires a paradigm shift   A GCN article by Sean Carberry and Mark Rockwell titled What Trump Means for Government Tech? examined the presidents’ thoughts on improving cyber security. As someone who may have famously benefited from the...

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Change the paradigm – Authenticate first!!

Last week I wrote about how the Dyn attack exposed the IoT as a new area of opportunity for major DDoS attacks. In particular, Dyn illustrated how easy it is for misconfigured IoT devices to be compromised and cripple the DNS system. The only true solution requires us...

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ISPs need to step up in the fight against DDoS

GCN recently published an article titled Why ISPs don’t throttle DDoS traffic citing the reason DDoS attacks like the one on Dyn are so effective is because ISPs are not able to identify and block malicious traffic before traffic overloads occur. It’s an interesting...

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Security and Compliance is a Two-way Street

As high profile security breaches increase, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) continue to come under attack as they are typically held responsible for ensuring their organizations' security and compliance with FISMA. A new GAO report released Sept. 15...

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