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 •  November 11

Facebook hackers, cyber attacks, and Russian influence have dominated the news over the past year. But many still don’t have a clear picture as to what this means when it comes to telecommunications security. Join Edgy Labs as we unravel the mystery behind modern-day hackers. Following the indictment handed down by Robert Mueller last week, stories...

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 •  October 18

Today marks the beginning of the 2-day tech event that will bring together some of the greatest minds in cyber defense: the Cyber Security Chicago. Cyber Security Chicago will offer invaluable security insights beneficial to both IT managers and security specialists. Hear from some of the most excellent cyber security experts today on how you can...

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 •  October 9

In its attempts to counter cyber threats to the financial sector, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched two new initiatives to address Blockchain and ICO-related violations. Startups participating in ICOs are open to a much faster alternative to the traditional financing processes. An ICO (or Initial Coin Offering) is pretty much...

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 •  October 6

Reports are out that the National Security Agency (NSA) suffered a data breach and this time, authorities are pinning Russian hackers as the culprits. On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that another NSA data breach occurred, seemingly putting the spy agency in another embarrassing situation. Sources said that the hacking incident...

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 •  September 12

As the potential of artificial intelligence rapidly unfold through continuous research studies, experts are starting to be alarmed by the possibility of AI being exploited and used as a future cyber weapon. Just last month, Tesla CEO and tech billionaire Elon Musk aired his sentiments about the threats that AI poses to humans. It’s pretty alarming,...

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 •  August 16

For years, security experts have been working extra hard to fight off cyber criminals and their often vicious attacks–one of which is spreading ransomware to extort money from their victims. Ransomware is a royal pain in the neck. It can be used to target any victim, from innocent individuals to large enterprises, hospitals, and financial...

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 •  August 1

On Sunday, personal details and sensitive information of a cyber security analyst circulated online after it was leaked by a group of hackers, who claimed to have infiltrated the company’s internal network. Adi Peretz, a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at the Virginia-based cyber security firm Mandiant which is owned by FireEye, had both his...

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 •  July 29

In cybersecurity, the rise of AI raises as many hopes as concerns. For that reason, Google’s newly acquired “Kaggle” is pitting AI systems against each other in a series of security contests. With the ever-increasing amount of data, the identification of fraudulent activities among a stream of legitimate actions is becoming increasingly complex to...

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 •  July 8

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an urgent joint report, detailing several attempts at hacking computer networks of companies that run nuclear power stations and energy facilities. The joint report obtained by the New York Times has an urgent amber warning, the second-highest rating for...