Cryptography

TVG-Medulla, LLC Announces Commitment to Global Efforts Supporting and Promoting Online Safety and Privacy for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 9:27pm

The Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals committed to this year's Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme of 'Do Your Part.

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  • The Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals committed to this year's Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme of 'Do Your Part.
  • This past month, we refreshed and retrained our team members on phishing detection, HIPAA protocols, online safety, and more.
  • Participating in Cybersecurity Awareness Month aligns well with our existing efforts to protect patient privacy and has been an engaging experience for our employees.
  • NCSA is the Nation's leading non-profit, public-private partnership promoting cybersecurity and privacy education and awareness.

Health Meets Privacy: Top-Tier University Collaboration Shows FeverIQ Optimizing Privacy & Covid-19 Screening

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 6:36pm

New research based on FeverIQ, however, shows that privacy and Covid screening can be reconciled.

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  • New research based on FeverIQ, however, shows that privacy and Covid screening can be reconciled.
  • FeverIQ is a Covid symptom tracking and screening service created using the Enya.ai secure computation platform.
  • With the help of FeverIQ, the study collected 3.6 million submissions of Covid symptoms and test results and analyzed them using secure multiparty computation (SMC).
  • Privacy and health screening accuracy are two sides of the same coin.

Security Luminary Troy Hunt Joins 1Password as Strategic Advisor

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:00pm

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Troy Hunt, a leading voice on global security, has joined the advisory board of 1Password, the world's most trusted password manager.

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  • TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Troy Hunt, a leading voice on global security, has joined the advisory board of 1Password, the world's most trusted password manager.
  • Over the course of his career, Hunt has been an in-demand resource, speaking at numerous security conferences and testifying before the U.S. Congress about the impact of breaches.
  • As a strategic advisor at 1Password, Hunt will monitor security trends to inform future product and partnership developments.
  • Hunt will collaborate with 1Password on the development of resources to help companies master every step of breach management.

Certrec Expands its Information Technology and Cyber Team

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:15pm

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Certrec, a leading provider for regulatory compliance and advanced on-line solutions, is pleased to announce the expansion of our Information Technology team to now include a cyber division.

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  • FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Certrec, a leading provider for regulatory compliance and advanced on-line solutions, is pleased to announce the expansion of our Information Technology team to now include a cyber division.
  • With the promotion of Steven Thomas to Executive Director of Cyber and Information Technologies, we continue to place high value both internally and externally on cybersecurity awareness as the technology world continues to evolve.
  • "Certrec understands the importance of cybersecurity, information data integrity, and protection," notes Steven Thomas, Executive Director of Cyber and Information Technologies.
  • Certrec is committed to undergoing similar annual examinations and audits to maintain or exceed current levels of service.

CynergisTek Announces Diversification into Adjacent Markets

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:35pm

CynergisTeks cybersecurity managed services program offers complementary capabilities that any organization who has a requirement to protect its data and the data of the consumer can benefit from and supports the companys strategy to diversify into adjacent markets.

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  • CynergisTeks cybersecurity managed services program offers complementary capabilities that any organization who has a requirement to protect its data and the data of the consumer can benefit from and supports the companys strategy to diversify into adjacent markets.
  • The cybersecurity managed service program helps articulate and develop the strategy for the organizations risk management program by advancing their security practices to prevent attacks and breaches.
  • CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity firm dedicated to serving the information assurance needs of the healthcare industry.
  • CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, and compliance goals.

Open Source Security Foundation Announces Education Courses and Participation Initiatives to Advance its Commitment to Securing the World's Software Infrastructure

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:00pm

The foundation is committed to working both upstream and with existing communities to advance open source security for all.

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  • The foundation is committed to working both upstream and with existing communities to advance open source security for all.
  • "We're excited to offer the Secure Software Development Fundamentals professional certificate program to support an informed talent pool about open source security best practices."
  • "The essence of open source is collaboration, and we strongly believe that the OSSF initiative will improve open source security at large.
  • We're honored to get the opportunity to join the Open Source Security Foundation where we can join forces with others to contribute, together, towards open source security best practices and initiatives."

The global automotive cybersecurity market size is projected to grow from USD 1.9 billion in 2020 to USD 4.0 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 16.5%

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:44pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global automotive cybersecurity market size is projected to grow from USD 1.9 billion in 2020 to USD 4.0 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 16.5%.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global automotive cybersecurity market size is projected to grow from USD 1.9 billion in 2020 to USD 4.0 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 16.5%.
  • Increasing number of ECUs and increasing complexity of communication protocols to drive the market for in-vehicle segment of automotive cybersecurity.
  • Increasing the number of ECUs and increasing complexity of communication protocols to drive the market for the in-vehicle segment of automotive cybersecurity.
  • Flourishing automotive market in developing countries is driving the regional automotive cybersecurity market.

The Worldwide Cyber Security Industry is Expected to Reach $174 Billion by 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:55pm

Cyber Security Market size is forecast to reach $174.09 billion in 2025, estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8% during 2020-2025.

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  • Cyber Security Market size is forecast to reach $174.09 billion in 2025, estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8% during 2020-2025.
  • The rising demand for network and endpoint security, mobile security, behavioral detection are fueling the growth of the market during forecast period.
  • The report covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Cyber Security System Market.
  • In 2019, North America dominated the Cyber Security market with a share of more than 40%, followed by Europe and APAC.

Point3 Security wins Silver and Bronze in the 12th Annual 2020 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards®

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 9:30am

Point3 Security , the leader in advanced training of cybersecurity professionals through gamified challenges, has been named a winner in two categories in the 12th Annual Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards: Best Security Startup and Product Developer.

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  • Point3 Security , the leader in advanced training of cybersecurity professionals through gamified challenges, has been named a winner in two categories in the 12th Annual Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards: Best Security Startup and Product Developer.
  • Golden Bridge Awards judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2020 award winners.
  • Winners will be celebrated and presented their awards during a virtual awards ceremony on December 7, 2020.
  • Point3 Security was recognized with a Silver award in the Security Startup category and, in addition, members of the Point3 Security development team were honored with a Bronze award in the Product Developer of the Year category.

Combating child abuse online – Council ready to negotiate a temporary measure

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 8:01am

Today, member states' ambassadors agreed on a negotiating mandate on temporary rules to allow providers of communications services such as web-based email and messaging services to continue detecting child sexual abuse online.

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  • Today, member states' ambassadors agreed on a negotiating mandate on temporary rules to allow providers of communications services such as web-based email and messaging services to continue detecting child sexual abuse online.
  • The ePrivacy directive ensures the protection of private life and the confidentiality of communications and personal data in the electronic communications sector.
  • The Commission has announced that it will propose legislation to tackle child sexual abuse online by the second quarter of 2021.
  • Under the Council position, the temporary regulation will apply until 31 December 2025, or until an earlier date when the permanent legal instrument is adopted by the legislators and repeals this temporary measure.