Jul 25, 2017
Check out TechRepublic's top 10 titles to understand how hackers have stolen millions in private data, how governments wage cyberwar, and how to beef up security systems.
1. Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power by David E. Sanger
This 2012 title from the New York Times's chief Washington correspondent David E. Sanger examines America's role using a sophisticated arsenal of cyber weapons to attack Iran's nuclear program, in what one advisor called "a state of low-grade, daily conflict." Sang ...
Jul 11, 2017
Symantec Bolsters Mobile Security with Skycure Acquisition
By: Sean Michael Kerner | July 11, 2017
Symantec makes its' second acquisition in two weeks, adding critical mobile operating system security capabilities, including Apple IOS.
Symantec today announced that it is acquiring privately-held mobile security vendor Skycure. Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed. Skycure had raised approximately $27.5 million in venture funding, since the company was founded in 2012.
Skycure's Mobile Threat Defen ...
A geographic information system office and a chief data officer are in store following a governor's veto of the bill that would have slashed the state technology budget and canned dozens of staff.
By Colin Wood
July 6, 2017 3:58 PM
After a months-long debate in the state legislature capped by a solid gesture of support by the governor, Florida's Agency for State Technology has escaped possible dissolution and is preparing to expand its role.
A budget committee decided in May that AST wo ...
Jun 29, 2017
Data Center Security Server Advanced Petya Update
Created 28 Jun 2017
Petya Situation Update
On June 27, 2017, there were multiple public reports of an ongoing large-scale cyberattack involving a variant of the ransomware named Petya. These attacks are targeting and have affected users in various countries across the globe.
Am I protected from the Petya ransomware?
Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced IPS provides protection against Petya Ransomware. All three levels of Symantec DC ...
Jun 28, 2017
What the “Third Wave” Means for Court Technology
June 27, 2017 by ImageSoft, posted in Technology
By Dave Hawkins, CEO, ImageSoft
I attended the Inc. magazine GrowCo Conference in New Orleans last month. Somewhere between the seafood gumbo, the crawfish étouffée, and the jumbalaya, Steve Case of AOL fame served up a prophetic message based on his newly revised book, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future. The title refers to the evolution of the Internet. The First Wave fostered ...
As seen on TheFloridaChannel.org
Legislation to kill the state's Agency for State Technology fell aside as lawmakers agreed to fund it another year with minimal staffing cuts and some additions.