Getting scammed by getting in shape.

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:43
Getting scammed by getting in shape.
Getting scammed by getting in shape.

The next scandal with fitness apps has just hit the headlines. 

After the scandal concerning cyber vulnerabilities inherent in Strava, which inadvertently gave away the locations of our servicemen in locations across the Middle East through a heat map and the famous hack of 150 million Fitness Pal users – you may have thought it was all over.


The Top 6 Cyber Security Awareness Tips

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 11/30/2018 - 15:03
The Top 6 Cyber Security Awareness Tips
The Top 6 Cyber Security Awareness Tips

Keeping data secure and far from hackers, foreign adversaries and insider threats are a hot topic in any business boardroom.  Whilst we are happy to hand over our cyber security to the IT professionals, our first line of defense, cyber awareness, now incorporated into cyber security legislation across America, is severely lacking. 

We have therefore accumulated six of the most valuable security awareness tips for you to incorporate into your business operation: 

Password 101 


Cybercrime as a Service

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 11/30/2018 - 10:03
Cybercrime as a Service
Cybercrime as a Service

The world's largest cybercrime platform has been taken down in an 11 nation- strong cyber security operation, led by Dutch and British Europol Agency Police. This joint venture required the international cooperation of the following: America, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Serbia, Canada, Australia and Hong Kong. 


Virtually ready for Christmas?

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 11/30/2018 - 09:39
Virtually ready for Christmas?
Virtually ready for Christmas?

As people rush to buy things online for the holidays some will buy real products using real discount apps and some will unfortunately fall prey to a variety of hacker ploys. There are brilliant hackers that have created apps that fool people into sharing their login credentials and take their money. 

Experts are estimating that online shoppers will spend $19.6 billion this holiday season and this number grows annually. Infosecurity magazine estimated that there was a total of 50 million global fraud attempts related to the holidays. 


Smarter Phones from Google

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Mon, 11/26/2018 - 13:08
Smarter Phones from Google
Smarter Phones from Google

Smartphones have been notoriously easy to jailbreak and crack, the more they multiply, the easier they are to penetrate. Android phones have been known to be more vulnerable to cyber-attacks than Apple owned iPhones. 

Google is putting its best foot forward, to change that trend. Google recently announced the launch of the new Google Pixel 3 phone with an advanced security chip called Titan M, which is supposed to be the most secure chip in the mobile market today.


Playing Games with Gamers…

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 11/07/2018 - 13:52
Playing Games with Gamers…
Playing Games with Gamers…

Fortnite, the most popular game online ever, is in the news again. Or rather, the online grooming exposé wasn’t enough for media taste buds.

We all read or watched in anguish as the obvious consequences of an online but largely unprotected forum for adolescents unfolded. Fortnite, has become a target for online child predators.


A hat worth $34 billion

Submitted by James Azar on Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:00
A hat worth $34 billion
A hat worth $34 billion

The cloud industry is about to change forever. In an incredible announcement IBM is acquiring the largest open source cloud computing software company called Red Hat for a gigantic $34 billion. 


Seven Stimulating Cyber Security Startups

Submitted by James Azar on Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:53
Seven Stimulating Cyber Security Startups
Seven Stimulating Cyber Security Startups

The US continues to be a global leader in cyber security and we owe that to the multitude of cyber security startups kickstarting their way onto the scene. This economic space is worth approximately $20 billion now and is set to increase, by the truckload.

In the wake of all the cyber-attacks this year we wanted to cover some of the top cyber security startups out there to give insight into how you can protect yourself and your business. 

Baffle


The USA-UK virtual alliance.

Submitted by James Azar on Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:47
The USA-UK virtual alliance.
The USA-UK virtual alliance.

Cyber security experts have long been claiming that the only sure-fire way to protect ourselves from hackers long-term is through international cooperation to develop stronger technologies and share information. 

Regardless of general insecurities that cooperation is finally moving from a theoretical longing and a real-time impasse, to practical implementation.