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Cybersecurity insurance: a market solution to a pressing problem – American Enterprise Institute

Over the past several years, we have seen a number of prominent cybersecurity breaches at major companies. Some of these, such as the hacks of Yahoo, Marriott, and Equifax, exposed millions of people’s sensitive information. Others, such as the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks, held enterprise systems hostage, demanding a ransom …

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MSP Growth Opportunities Abound in Cybersecurity for Small Businesses – Channel Futures

Offer an end-to-end security service and an assessment to be a cybersecurity hero for SMBs. Dror Liwer The Senate Small Business Committee advanced a highly anticipated cybersecurity bill in March to bolster small businesses in the face of growing cyber threats, a step forward in the cybersecurity skirmishes. And with …

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IBM Security: Cybersecurity Threats Growing In Travel and Transportation Industries – PRNewswire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security today issued new research highlighting that the travel industry and its customers are increasingly the targets of cyberattacks as criminals seek to monetize highly valuable travel data. Compounding the problem, a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of …

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The current cybersecurity landscape of guerrilla warfare – TechRepublic

A cybersecurity expert discuses breaches, data protection laws, and why he considers multi-factor authentication the beginning of security. The current cybersecurity landscape of guerrilla warfare A cybersecurity expert discuses breaches, data protection laws, and why he considers multi-factor authentication the beginning of security. Companies are still grappling with IT security …

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Trump declared a national emergency on cybersecurity. What are his other emergencies? – USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — Last Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order declaring a national emergency relating to securing the nation’s cybersecurity supply chain. Under the order’s provisions, the U.S. government will be able to ban any technologies that could be deemed a national security threat.  The order, “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and …

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NC Electric Cooperatives gives UNCP $75K for cybersecurity – The Robesonian

May 18, 2019 PEMBROKE — Dr. Kevin Freeman has a profound impact on his students — both in and out of the classroom. He connects with his students. He is a mentor and is responsible for preparing countless students for a political life beyond UNC Pembroke. Fellow colleague Emily Neff-Sharum …

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Update on Capitol Hill: Cybersecurity and CFPB Legislation; New… – ACA International

Lawmakers in the 116th Congress recently advanced several efforts related to oversight of regulators and technology in the accounts receivable management industry. A group of Republican senators, led by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., reintroduced the “Repeal CFPB Act” (S. 1335) to eliminate the bureau. Co-sponsors include U.S. Sens. Mike …

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Seven Steps to Improving Your Company’s Cybersecurity – Greenhouse Grower

You may think that cybercriminals only hack into large companies. However, the opposite is true, as smaller companies are easier targets to invade. According to Morgan Yonge of the Floriology Institute, the education center of Jacksonville, FL-based floral industry service provider BloomNet, the implementation of cybersecurity is one way to …

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Sioux Falls School District, DSU partner to offer dual-credit cybersecurity courses – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls School District superintendent Brian Maher speaks at a media conference at CTE Academy on Thursday (Photo: Austin Lammers) Sioux Falls School District and Dakota State University are teaming up to offer cybersecurity dual-credit courses to high school students as early as this fall. The courses are based on the …

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