Note: here is a new action-oriented article that incorporates this material by reference. The coronavirus has killed over 1,300 people thus far. Loss of life and other human costs — think of the guests and crew quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Yokahama — are far more important than commercial implications. Headlines Nonetheless,…
On Monday 3 February 2020, Iowans caucused at almost 1700 precincts across the state to select their preferences among presidential candidates. Three days after the Iowa caucuses, the final tallies for the Democratic presidential candidates remained incomplete. The popular press blames a technical glitch in the Shadow app, but accountability resides with party leaders and…
What is and how best to mitigate against Doxware attacks.
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Organizations usually decide within 48 hours to either pay or not to pay the ransom.
An open letter to Wawa, Inc., from French Caldwell with contributions from Richard Stiennon. Dear Wawa, Inc., Other than being a regular customer, I hardly know you. But good job on the crisis response. Thanks. I’m sure you’ll figure out what went wrong that led to the breach of customer credit card data and what…
By 2025, Industrial robots will become a target of “bad actors” seeking to disrupt manufacturing and production.
Cybersecurity legislation in the U.S. will continue to accelerate, especially at the state level, where hundreds of new cybersecurity bills will be introduced in 2020.
Ransomware attacks on small cities, towns and school districts will accelerate through 2020.
Cloud Predictions 2020 The concentration risks of public cloud services infrastructure will become a public policy issue, leading to increased regulatory oversight of large cloud services providers.