Criminals rarely use cryptocurrency

The fact that cybercriminals like to be paid in Bitcoin to unlock encrypted files or sell private information gives the impression that criminals must be major users of cryptocurrency. However,…


Afghanistan Enacts Law to Control Cyberspace

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has signed into law a cybercrime bill targeting online crime and militancy by groups such as the Taliban and Islamic State, officials said Monday, amid concerns…

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Considering the Cloud? Five Questions to Ask

The cloud is an increasingly attractive prospect for federal agencies, but many still have unanswered questions about how public cloud security stacks up. With the president’s recent cybersecurity executive order…

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Leveraging AI To Maximize Cybersecurity ROI

The cost of cybersecurity is proportional to the square of the number of products required for adequate defense. This Cyber Law (you read it here first) means that the proliferation…

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Supermarkets and fishy perfumes

Recently I’ve been seeing lightly-revised versions of a longstanding hoax (or perhaps I should say semi-hoax, since there seems to be a small nugget of truth buried in the misinformation).…

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