Top Cybersecurity News For 21st April 2016

  1. Cybersecurity Is The Greatest Threat Since Atom Bomb Says Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak. From IB Times. Cybersecurity is the greatest threat the world has faced since the atom bomb, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview with Australian TV news show Lateline. The perceived threat of a cyberattack, he said, is causing as much fear and panic as the Cold War hysteria during his childhood.
  2. Baltimore Cybersecurity Startup Wins Philadelphia Pitch Event. From Baltimore Business Journal. Baltimore cybersecurity  startup RedOwl was the winner of a Philadelphia pitch competition held on April 15th 2016. RedOwl specializes in detecting and protecting against internal system threats. The company’s software tracks employee activity on company databases to identify suspicious activity or changes in behavior that may indicate a threat.

  3. Cybersecurity Competition Boosts Student Interest in STEM Careers. From The fourth annual Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition (PCDC), hosted by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic in collaboration with the South Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of AFCEA, was held April 9-11 at Trident Technical College in North Charleston, South Carolina.
  4. OneSecure Acquired By EvvoLabs, Rebrands As EVVO Cybersecurity. From OneSecure Asia has announced that it has been acquired by EVVO Labs, a provider of innovative cloud, mobile and media solutions, and will be renamed EVVO Cybersecurity. Customers of both companies will be able to experience a wider range of security solutions as well as services offered by EVVO Cybersecurity.
  5. Vast Majority Of Tested Applications Have At Least One Vulnerability: Cyber Security ReportFrom Canadian Underwriter. Cyber criminals are increasingly making use of malware-as-a-service, an issue of concern given that 97% of applications tested by Trustwave in 2015 had at least one vulnerability, note findings from the 2016 Trustwave Global Security Report.


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