Why a Chicago-Based Cyber Security Firm Just Released its Prized IP. By Chris Cronin, ISO 27001 Auditor, Partner
Schaumburg, IL, April 9, 2014: In 2013, HALOCK Security Labs noted information security vulnerabilities at colleges and universities along with numerous challenges that plague these institutions across the United States. More breaches may come to light if higher education institutions do not rethink their security measures.
Once again another company is on the heels of a massive data breach where intellectual property, customer records, private information, you-name-it, has been compromised, a security incident. The recent news of Adobe Systemsi where a malicious entity stole intellectual property and accessed millions of credit card numbers is another case where “if there is a […]
‘Malware’ has come a long way – next-gen malware. From merely annoyance applications coded by bored engineering students for notoriety all the way to professionally developed stealth applications for financial gains and stealing state secrets. According to Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report, 69% of the breaches were attributed to malware infections. The business impact of […]
The death of Caesar at the hands of the senators. Painting by Vincenzo Camuccini, 1798. “Et tu, Brute?” meaning “Even you, Brutus?” is a Latin phrase often used poetically to represent the last words of Roman Dictator Julius Caesar to his friend Marcus Brutus who betrayed him at the moment of his assassination.
Last month the IP Commission Report was published by The National Bureau of Asian Research. This report chronicles the theft of American Intellectual Property and is a great read. The world of InfoSec tends to focus on vulnerabilities and infamous hacks.
Social engineering is the art of manipulating people into performing actions or exposing confidential information in order to gather information for fraudulent purposes or gain unlawful access to computer systems – this deals with data and assets of a dead person and the struggle ‘over my dead body.’
Network Chatter from ChinaImagine one hundred container ships full of the most valuable U.S. assets heading to China every day. Diamonds, gold, oil, John Deere Tractors, priceless artwork, Chevy Corvettes, life-saving artificial hearts, books from our historic libraries, soybeans, the latest Intel® processors, Redwood trees, the genuine Constitution of the United States of America, the […]