Last year we did a post on startups out there that are giving people more to be thankful for. Here’s an update on those companies:
Why startup CEOs should care about cyber security The data breach that Target suffered around Thanksgiving last year has finally worked its way up to the top of the organizational totem pole. A couple of weeks ago, Target’s CEO Gregg Steinhafel lost his job a result of the cyber security shortcomings that cost the company a ton … Read More
Every year (or at least the last 9 years), an independent research organization called the Ponemon Institute does a study on the state of data security and 2014 data breach costs. It’s purpose is to determine the predominant causes of and costs related to data breaches. The Institute takes into account many factors beyond legal-related costs when … Read More
It’s no secret that marijuana is going mainstream in America. The size of the illegal drug market in the US is estimated at anywhere between $200 and $700 billion. The legal marijuna trade has already cracked into that number with an estimated market of $1.43 Billion in 2013 and projections hitting $2.34 billion … Read More
In a somewhat ironic twist, popular cybersecurity blog Krebs on Security recently suffered a cyber attack. The site, just like ours and at least 60 million others out there, is built on WordPress, and the attack illuminated some troubling WordPress security issues. So what exactly happened and how can you prevent this from happening … Read More
With potentially 70 million effected by the recent Target data breach, the US government thinks it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room for the tech world: Cybersecurity protocol.
We can’t resist talking about this Target Data breach incident. It has become a major talking point in tech community and the news that keeps surfacing makes for a great little case study. So in the latest bit of news to surface:
Only weeks after Snapchat made the headlights for spurning a $3+ billion buyout offer, the company is back in the limelight in a less-than-ideal fashion.
Recently we wrote about the data breach that occurred at Target’s point-of-sale systems in stores across America. The breach lead to the theft of roughly 40 million credit card numbers, names, and CSV codes. Here’s what’s been happening since the announcement:
Since we rarely go more than a couple weeks without a data breach post, it seems we’re a bit overdue. It looks like we can get back on track thanks to Target’s point-of-sale systems and their security weaknesses. If you were out braving the angry mobs this black Friday and you happened to “storm … Read More