Blog: Data & Cybersecurity

Port Of Houston Cyberattack Protecting Ports Protocols and Passwords

Port Of Houston Cyberattack: Protecting Ports, Protocols and Passwords

by Sabine Zimmer | September 27, 2021 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity

As the fourth-largest city in the US, Houston’s bustling port is the Number 1 U.S. port in terms of foreign waterborne tonnage. A slow-moving Buffalo Bayou meets Galveston Bay and forms the channel that allows giant tankers to float from the Gulf of Mexico to a “25-mile-long complex of nearly 20 ....

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Data Retention Policy – How To Catch And Release Data

by Nasser Fattah | September 22, 2021 | Big Data, Data & Cybersecurity, Data Protection

“In catch and release fishing, anglers immediately release native fish - unharmed - back to the waters from which they are caught,” says the National Parks Service. The Parks Service also recommends that anglers “learn the regulations.” Catch and release fishing successfully takes practice, ....


Could Cyberwarfare Make the World Safer?

by Kristen Hicks | September 21, 2021 | Cyberwarfare, Data & Cybersecurity

When you hear the word “cyberwarfare” hope probably isn’t the main emotion you feel. The word is far more likely to inspire feelings of fear—a response that hasn’t been helped by years of sci-fi movies where conflicts between man and machine are full of violence. Yet, a recent New York Tim ....

Supply Chain Risk Management

The Importance of Supply Chain Risk Management – Marketron Cyberattack

by Ron Bradley | September 20, 2021 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity

Marketron Broadcasting Solutions, whose products and services support multimedia advertising campaigns across television, radio, and digital media, was struck with a cyberattack over the weekend. Marketron’s website notes that “Marketron is experiencing a cyber event, which is impacting certa ....

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Cybersecurity Resources: Do Your Part

by Sabine Zimmer | September 2, 2021 | Data & Cybersecurity

With less than one month to go until Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the National Cybersecurity Alliance hosted a conversation between Bryan Smith, Section Chief, Cyber Criminal Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Mitchel Chang, SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility and Initiative for Educ ....

T-Mobile hack

Anatomy of an Attack: T-Mobile Hack Takeaways

by Eric Krell | August 25, 2021 | Data & Cybersecurity, Hacking, Identity Protection

As far as digital heists go, last week’s T-Mobile hack was about as complicated as a convenience store smash-and-grab, albeit one that exposed the personal data of 40 million-plus customers. In lieu of any ransom schemes, the stolen records of 30 million of those consumers quickly wound up for sal ....

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