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News Recap: East Coast Internet Outage

By |2016-11-02T17:54:26+00:00October 24th, 2016|Industry News|

On Friday, a large-scale Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) attack caused a massive Internet outage on the east coast. The attack took down a number of sites including Twitter, Netflix and Amazon for a large part of the day. DDoS attacks are nothing new, and we’ll likely continue to see these attacks. What is a [...]

Cybersecurity and Space

By |2019-03-27T21:26:30+00:00October 21st, 2016|Cyber Security|

Research organization Chatham House recent released a paper, “Space, the Final Frontier for Cybersecurity?” that delves into the rarely discussed, but increasing threat of satellite attacks. Just think, much of the world’s infrastructure – like GPS navigation, weather and environmental monitoring, and financial services – relies on satellite data. It’s important to note that satellites [...]

The Once Impenetrable, Penetrable: Macs Under Attack

By |2019-03-27T21:26:31+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Cyber Security, News|

Earlier this year, we talked about the issues in cyber security that we anticipated to dominate in 2016. One of which was the prediction that Apple devices would become the victim of increased focus from cyber criminals as they grow in popularity. Once seemingly impossible to penetrate, we’re already seeing a number of attacks against [...]