Archive for cybersecurity SmartBlogs
Tom Ridge might not be running the show at the Department of Homeland Security, but that doesn’t mean the former secretary isn’t up to speed on the threat cyber attacks pose to the U.S. government and private industries.
On the government front, Ridge believes the U.S. changed the landscape when it used Malware to cripple the nuclear program of Iran.[…] Continue Reading »
Terry Duffy is the Executive Chairman and President of CME Group, which is hosting its annual Global Financial Leadership Conference next week in Naples, Fla. Mr. Duffy chatted with SmartBrief and shared more background on the GFLC.
1. What is the goal of the GFLC? How did it get started?
The Global Financial Leadership Conference is an exclusive event that brings together decision-makers from the world’s leading financial institutions to discuss emerging geopolitical trends, debate critical economic issues and share perspectives on future developments in the financial marketplace.[…] Continue Reading »
Small businesses face a number of challenges, with security at the top of the list. Yet many small-business owners don’t even realize the substantial risk they face while banking online. Let’s take a look at some of the bone-chilling events happening in the small-business payments world today — cyberattacks that can devastate your business.
- Experi-Metal lost $550,000 through phishing attacks
- Sanford School District lost $117,000 to bogus payroll disbursements
- Hillary Machinery lost $800,000 through ACH and wire transfers
The list goes on.[…] Continue Reading »
News and analyses worth a read this weekend …
A former software engineer wrote in The New York Times about how algorithmic-trading firms could learn a thing or two from credit card companies about merging human intelligence with artificial intelligence to avoid the next Knight Capital Group debacle.