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Cyberhaven’s Howard Ting: The New Comprehensive Cyber Capabilities Working Group (C3WG)

In this thought leader video, Howard Ting, CEO of Cyberhaven, discusses the new Comprehensive Cyber Capabilities Working Group (C3WG), which launched this past June to explore what cybersecurity capabilities are needed to protect the assets of an organization against today’s threats. As Ting describes, data is one of the most important assets and existing models […]

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Book Review: Digital Influence Mercenaries

Digital Influence Mercenaries: Profits and Power Through Information Warfare by James J. F. Forest  (Naval Institute Press) is part of an unintended trilogy of recent books that attempt to explain the current credibility crisis in news and public opinion. Together with Bombarded and Social Engineering, Digital Influence Mercenaries explores the world of stealthy entities that […]

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From BroadbandSearch: Privacy in the Digital Age: What’s At Stake and How to Protect Yourself

There’s no doubting that we live in an era unlike any other in human history. Technology has always driven human progress, and our lives almost always change in response to the latest tools we have at our fingertips. However, no other technological innovation has changed humanity so much in so little time as the internet. […]

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Book Review – Bombarded: How to Fight Back Against the Online Assault on Democracy

Bombarded: How to Fight Back Against the Online Assault on Democracy, by Cyrus Krohn, with Tom Farmer, takes on an ambitious topic. The authors’ goal is to demonstrate how digital media threatens to destroy American democracy. In particular, they focus on the problem of misinformation and disinformation that floods online news platforms and social media […]

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Guest Post: 14 Eyes – A Serious Threat to Your Online Privacy

by Mila Bera The digital revolution transformed the dynamics of communication, and several governments responded to these changes by further enhancing their surveillance and detection powers. This paved the way for a surveillance dragnet that’s intercepting massive volumes of online chatter, private emails, and phone calls.     These clandestine activities are being spearheaded by a […]

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How to prepare for increased ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) attacks

by Steve Freidkin One of the most insidious cybersecurity schemes today, ransomware is projected to have cost over $20 billion in 2021. That number is only expected to multiply in the coming years, so it’s crucial for business owners to guard their organizations against emerging cybersecurity threats and develop thorough mitigation and response plans.  Approximately […]

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New Report on Cybersecurity Bills in the 117th Congress

Our sister organization, The Cyber Policy Institute, just published its first, but hopefully not last report on federal legislation that deals with cybersecurity. The report, Cybersecurity Bills in the 117th Congress, summarizes the 80 bills submitted or passed by the 117th Congress between January 2021 and January 2022. The bills, several of which were included […]