PowerLine

First known hacker-caused power outage signals troubling escalation

Highly destructive malware creates “destructive events” at 3 Ukrainian substations. Highly destructive malware that infected at least three regional power authorities in Ukraine led to a power failure that left hundreds of thousands of homes without electricity last week, researchers said. The outage left about half of the homes in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of...

Cyber-defences-security

Top 10 Reasons to hire Military Cybersecurity Experts

It is well publicized that there is a critical shortage of trained cybersecurity talent in the workforce (Over 200,000 jobs with only 50,000 people to fill them).  However the irony is – there is a constant stream of highly trained intelligence personnel coming out of our armed forces who are having a difficult time...

Cyber

Lack of Skills Still Hamper Ability to Deliver Cybersecurity

A recent survey found that a lack of required professional skills is still hampering companies’ ability to deliver cybersecurity to meet their evolving needs. The Cyber Security Job Trends Survey for 2016 said that of the 435 senior-level technology professionals who completed the survey, 68 percent affirmed that there is a global shortage of...