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Three VPN use cases you should know about
What is a VPN? How is it used? Why is it needed now more than ever before? Read on. Do you want to protect your online identity, stay safe on public wifi or bypass censorship on the internet? Then this article is for you. First a little background on how …
The Growing Export Business of Israel
It was a very good decade for Startup Nation. Since 2010, capital raising by Israeli tech companies has grown by 400% and the number of deals by 64%, reaching $8.3 billion in 522 deals last year. From 2010 to 2019, the number … Continue reading →
Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Posture: 20 Steps To Take In 2020
The cyber threat landscape has never been more fragmented. In a competitive context, fragmentation is usually good news. You prefer your competitors to be disorganized, overmatched, clawing for crumbs of the wholes you snatch for yourself. In the context of cybersecurity, however, things are very different. “Fragmentation” really means “a …
10 Helpful Ways To Ensure Data Centric Cybersecurity
Warren Buffet warns that cybercrime is “the number one problem with mankind,” and given the high number of data breaches that occurred in 2019, data-centric security should be at the forefront of everybody’s (and every business’) mind. What is Data-Centric Cybersecurity? With the increasing amount of highly-sensitive data that companies …
Extra! Extra! 42 Additional 2020 Cybersecurity Predictions
From disrupting elections to targeted ransomware to privacy regulations to deepfakes and malevolent AI, 141 cybersecurity predictions for 2020 did not exhaust the subject so here are additional 42 from senior cybersecurity executives. Read more here
Cybersecurity Startup Closes the Gap Between Security and DevOps
Cybersecurity startup Rezilion emerged from stealth today, announcing $8 million in seed funding, led by Jerusalem Venture Partners. JVP was joined by Kindred Capital, LocalGlobe, Samsung NEXT, and a number of angel investors. Founded by serial cybersecurity entrepreneurs Liran Tancman and Shlomi … Continue reading →
Cybersecurity 2020 Predictions
Read more here Serial cybersecurity entrepreneur Shlomo Kramer said in a 2005 interview that cybersecurity is “a bit like Alice in Wonderland” where you run as fast as you can only to stay in place. In 2020, to paraphrase the … Continue reading →
Role Of Predictive Analytics In The Shifting Email Threat Landscape
Predictive analytics is essential in modern email threat prevention. The IEEE created a report titled Identifying Email Threats Using Predictive Analytics, which shed a lot of light on this complicated issue. How is Predictive Analytics Revamping Email Security? Securing your email and other communication mediums from unauthorized access and threats …
AI by the Numbers: The Value of Augmented Intelligence
Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of the progress of AI highlighted the role of augmented intelligence, combining human intelligence with artificial intelligence to produce better results in cybersecurity defense and in getting more business value from the … Continue reading →
How Big Data Keeps Businesses Secure
In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter discusses how big data has become almost ubiquitous in the world of business. From supply chain and inventory management to HR processes like hiring, big data has proven itself to be a valuable tool. However, big data can do much more than simply improve …
Consumer data might be the new oil, but who gets to decide how it’s used?
From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to GDPR and data breach headlines, the idea that consumers should know how their data is used is gaining traction with governments and consumer groups. What does this trend mean for companies that rely on consumer data for their business model? Right now, consumer data …
7 Disastrous Cybersecurity Mistakes In A Big Data World
Big data is changing the world in a number of ways. Companies rely on data to deliver efficient services, but they also have to worry about cybersecurity risks. Towards Data Science provided a very detailed guide on the relevance of machine learning to hackers. Hackers use a number of different …
Everything you want to know about GDPR’s Right to be Forgotten in Blockchain
What is the big problem with the right to be forgotten (right to erasure, Article 17) under the GDPR? As Blockchain generally is immutable, and the GDPR requires personal data to be deleted – many people therefore conclude that it is impossible to store any kind of personal data on …
New York Deploys its SHIELD Act; Is the Tech World Ready for Tougher Regulation?
What is the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act? How does it affect the residents of New York? What does it mean for the future of companies? Read on. The past few years have seen data breaches affecting millions of people in ways ranging from harmless to …
AI by the Numbers: 69% of IT Executives Say They Cannot Respond to Cybersecurity Threats Without AI
The recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of the health and progress of AI highlighted the role of AI in cybersecurity defense and in scoring standardized tests, the relationships between data migrating to the cloud and data modernization, … Continue reading →
How To Improve Cybersecurity With Data Science
Are you startled by the rise of cyberattacks globally? Well, your business is not immune to these attacks, and you should never be complacent with your existing security measures. There is a need to employ professionals to handle the security aspect of your business. Some of the people that will …
Data Monetization in a Pro-Privacy World
For over the last decade, some of the most successful companies on earth have made their riches by mining user data and selling it to advertisers. The big question is whether this will continue to be a sustainable business model with the ever-mounting scrutiny on data privacy and if not …
Useful Tips To Protect Your Bitcoin From Hackers
Some of the biggest things putting people off getting into Bitcoin and other cryptos is a lack of education on what they are and how they work, as well as their frequent fluctuations in market value. Another is a fear of being hacked and having your Bitcoins stolen. Without a …