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UK’s Digital Strategy – Future Model or Another Thought Piece?

First announced in 2015, the United Kingdom (UK) finally published its Digital Strategy that went into effect on March 1, 2017.  Per the government’s website, the goal of this document is to provide a blueprint how the UK will build on its success to date in developing a world-leading digital economy that works for the [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|general|Comments Off on UK’s Digital Strategy – Future Model or Another Thought Piece?

Anti-Phishing Simulation and awareness market overview

CyberDB research about Phishing covers different types of phishing techniques, tools and service offering from vendors, market overview and common anti-phishing challenges organizations face. To download the free report press here Email provides us a convenient and powerful communications tool. Unfortunately, it also provides scammers and other malicious individuals an easy means for luring potential [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|general|Comments Off on Anti-Phishing Simulation and awareness market overview

3 non-technical positions in high demand in the cybersecurity industry

We keep hearing about the widening skills gap ravaging the Cybersecurity industry. Lack of qualified personnel is slowing its growth and affecting the security level of the customers. But most people outside the industry see these statistics and shrug. The cybersecurity industry is perceived as a very small, elitist segment of the tech market. Even [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|general|Comments Off on 3 non-technical positions in high demand in the cybersecurity industry

Tallinn 2.0 May Be More Useful Than Its Predecessor

In early February 2017, Tallinn Manual 2.0 was published by Cambridge University Press.  Led by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, publication of the initial Tallinn Manual occurred in 2013 and focused on the applicability of international law to conventional state-authorized and operated cyber warfare.  Authored by a group of international law experts, [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|general|Comments Off on Tallinn 2.0 May Be More Useful Than Its Predecessor

Cybersecurity and Connected Cars – Market Overview

Connected cars are exposed cyber threats. Security vendors are now looking to secure these vehicles in a fast growing sector of the cyber industry- this post is an extract from CyberDB reserach paper regarding this market. To download the complete report, please follow this link What are connected cars? Connected vehicles are one of the [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|general|Comments Off on Cybersecurity and Connected Cars – Market Overview

RSAC 2017- more of the same, but some interesting trends emerge

RSAC 2017 is behind us. It has been bigger, noisier and more crowded than any cybersecurity event in history. It’s so big, it’s overwhelming. And if you consider the off-site meetings, mini-conferences, meetups and parties you can forgive an average visitor if he or she feels kind of fuzzy afterward. Vendors don’t have it easy, [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|general|Comments Off on RSAC 2017- more of the same, but some interesting trends emerge

The Cyber Coordinator: Let the Dog Bite

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been tapped to be the President’s new “cyber security czar.”  The appointment has been met with trepidation among those in the information security business who point out Mr. Giuliani’s lack of expertise in anything cyber-related, despite being Chair of the Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice at a [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|general|Comments Off on The Cyber Coordinator: Let the Dog Bite

Israeli cybersecurity industry- looking back at 2016

Israel is a major force in cybersecurity innovation and development, and Israeli cybersecurity companies are at the forefront of technology, rubbing shoulders with global industry giants. In fact, according to CyberDB data-bank, Israel has the second largest amount of cybersecurity companies in the world, second only to the US. In terms of actual sales Israel [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|general|Comments Off on Israeli cybersecurity industry- looking back at 2016

World economic forum warns about the rise of cyber dependency

Introduction The World economic forum released its annual Global risk report prior to 2017 WEF meeting at Davos, Switzerland. The report highlights the risks emanating from AI, Cyber espionage and Internet of things, and focuses on the rise of cyber dependency due to increasing digital interconnection of people, things and organizations. As we stand at [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|general|Comments Off on World economic forum warns about the rise of cyber dependency

Russia and China Are Making their Information Security Case

in December 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a new information security doctrine, which updates the older 2000 version. The doctrine, a system of official views on the insurance of the national security of the country in the information sphere, regards the main threats to Russia’s security and national interest from foreign information making its [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|general|Comments Off on Russia and China Are Making their Information Security Case