In The Headlines
Posted by LS on July 3rd, 2012
What are big businesses doing to rival hackers?
With big businesses like Linkedin getting hacked, it reminds us that it could happen to any business at any time. A lot of businesses, professionals, and organizations have been locking down on hackers and putting up more secure cyber security protection to combat the massive amounts of cyber attacks made on large websites.
So with that in mind, IBM hopes to put up higher walls with cyber security and improve their firewall protection. With cloud computing being the wave of the future with the transfer of files and file storage, there has been an explosion of cyber threats made on this new technology. IBM has even introduced an IBM Security Systems division made up of 3000 technical experts and 700 sales people to fight the good fight against cyber security. ** That said, the same old methods and people WILL NOT have much effect. Cloud security is a very real and growing market need and in need of a strong solution,
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Professionals, like lawyers, are continually on their phones and computers sending personal information to each other through encrypted messages because of the vulnerability if they have if they use a WiFi connection. Lawyers need to protect the confidential information they receive from their clients, and that is a large responsibility. Lawyers are looking to lock down on their cyber security to prevent their worst fears from happening, losing their clients confidential information to hackers. Not surprisingly, FN has a unique set of ‘CIA’ capabilities, meaning confidentiality, integrity and authenticity, not the three letter agency of the same acrynom…that should create an interesting solution set.
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LulzSec is a very controversial hacking organization that has people in large corporations putting up their walls to prevent any attacks. LulzSec has hit websites of some of these major sites like PBS, Nintendo, 20th Century Fox, and even Sony. But two LulzSec have been caught at the ages of 25 and 17 years old, for the DDoS Attack on the SOCA website. Who really knows how many hackers are actually involved in this organization. Are these guys wonder kids, or are existing solutions just lame…our money’s on the latter…
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