Category Archives: Cyber security

Big Data isn’t the bad guy! Facing up to cybersecurity in healthcare

Sarah Jayne Gratton in GrattonGirl – Our medical data is perhaps the most precious personal commodity we have, so how do we keep data secure in the new era of healthcare technology?  Continue…

Posted in Big Data, Cyber security, Healthcare, Privacy, Technology

Senate Intelligence report on Russian meddling sounds alarm for 2020

Martin Matishak of Politico – The Senate Intelligence Committee has outlined the dire need for the U.S. to better defend elections against attacks, such as the massive campaign Russia carried out to disrupt the 2016 vote. The Committee detailed the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Cyber security, Politico, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

New Hampshire Democratic Party Warns Public to Remain Vigilant Online After Republicans Created Fake NH Dems Twitter Account

Contact: Holly Shulman, NH Dems hshulman@nhdp.org, (603) 715-4321 The New Hampshire Democratic Party warned the public to stay vigilant about the information they see online, following Republicans creation of a Twitter account that was meant to deceive voters into believing it was … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Cyber security, Democrats, Elections, Fairness, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

America is woefully unprepared for cyber-warfare

John Donnelly in Roll Call – The virtual battleground: War in cyberspace is fully on, and the United States is losing it, according to about two dozen national security experts. Continue…

Posted in Cyber security

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities are on the rise

Kevin Collier of CNN – Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities — cities, police stations and schools — are on the rise, costing localities millions as some pay off the perpetrators in an effort to untangle themselves and … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Ransomware, United States