Tag Archives: cybersecurity management

Threat Intelligence: Collecting, Analysing, Evaluating

Threat Intelligence is rapidly becoming an ever-higher business priority. There is a general awareness of the need to ‘do’ threat intelligence, and vendors are falling over themselves to offer a confusingly diverse array of threat intelligence products. Over the past 6 years threat intelligence has grown dramatically. Whether it has been its popularity in search

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Review: World Economic Forum’s Partnering for Cyber Resilience

Introduction Partnering for Cyber Resilience was compiled by the World Economic Forum’s Partnering for Cyber Resilience ( the complete paper can be found here). This organization and its current initiative aim to establish awareness of cyber risk and to build commitment regarding the need for more rigorous approaches to cyber risk mitigation. The initiative started

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Israeli Regulator Directs Banks to focus on Cyber security management (a guest post by Anne F. La Lena)

Congratulations to David Zaken, Supervisor of Banks at the Bank of Israel, for wading in, no, for jumping in with both feet in potentially shark-infested waters of cyber regulation, with the recent issuance of “Directive 361”, Cyber-security Management, aimed at banks and credit card companies. (The original directive in Hebrew can found here: http://www.boi.org.il/he/BankingSupervision/SupervisorsDirectives/DocLib/361.pdf) The purpose

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Cybersecurity management- it’s a numbers game

I’ve recently attended a cybersecurity conference. In addition to the industry regulars there were about 70 start up companies presenting in the start up pavilion. There was a definite division of technology among them- 80% dealt with detection (including mobile, SCADA/ ICS etc.) and the rest in various topics (DLP, MDM, management, intelligence etc.). This

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Cytegic VP R&D, Ms. Keren Gaber at the womens-forum panel discussion about gender gap

Bridging the Cyber-security skills gap using the right technology

There’s a deep problem in the Cybersecurity world, and it’s only getting worse. According to the 2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report from industry association, ISACA, a huge 90% and 87% of US- and UK-based IT and security professionals respectively testified to there being an international shortage of skilled cyber-security professionals, with direct impact on these

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Managing the Cyber risk to the global shipping industry Part II

This post is the complements the first part: http://www.cytegic.com/Blog/?p=134 Threats to cargo handling systems and terminal operation systems (TOS) On October 16, 2013, Europol announced it had exposed a network of drug traffickers who recruited hackers to breach IT systems in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The purpose of the breach was to allow hackers to access

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Anthem data breach- why have a nation-state hackers targeted a Health Insurer company and what can we do about it?

US health insurance giant Anthem confirmed last week that data on as many as 80 million customers at was stolen by hackers. The stolen information includes names, birth dates, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, the company said. It is very likely that this attack has been going on for months

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Demilitarization of Cyberspace (discourse)

Cyberwar. Cyber-weapons. Cyber super-power. Cyber-attacks… The entire cyber jargon is tainted in camo colors, making it to look like a bloody battlefield. As with many other things, this too is to blamed on popular films and TV shows from that horrible decade, the 80’s, which created such a powerful image of the military hacker –

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