How Hackers Make Money from DDoS CyberSecurity Attacks

Attacks like last Friday’s are often financially motivated. The attack on the internet domain directory Dyn, which took major sites like Twitter and Paypal offline, was historic in scale. But the motivation for the attack may seem opaque, since no valuable information seems to have been stolen. A group called New World Hackers is claiming credit, but giving conflicting accounts of their motives—and security experts have called them “impostors.” So why else might someone have done it? This class of hack, [...]

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10 tweaks that add up to a major update in iOS 10

IOS 10 can help you find your parked car. The Bedtime feature offers you a bedtime reminder. Siri can communicate with various apps. NEW YORK:  It can remind you where you parked, announce aloud who is calling and even automatically save you some space on your phone by removing music you haven’t listened to in a while. Go grab iOS 10 if you haven’t already done so. Apple’s free mobile operating system is indeed a major update for your iPhone (and iPad), with a [...]

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Global cybercrime costs will exceed $6T annually by 2021

A recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group, also found global cybersecurity defense costs will exceed $1 trillion over the next five years. The cost of cybercrime around the globe will exceed $6 trillion annually by 2021 – more than double the annual cybercrime costs of 2015, according to a recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group. These costs include data damage and destruction, stolen money, loss of productivity, intellectual property theft, personal or financial [...]

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Global Cyber Security Market to Grow at Compound Annual Rate of 10.6% – Nearly Double by 2021

Cyber Security Market by Solutions (IAM, Encryption, DLP, UTM, Antivirus/Antimalware, Firewall, IDS/IPS, Disaster Recovery), Services, Security Type, Deployment Mode, Organization Size, Vertical & Region – Global Forecast to 2021 The author estimates the global cyber security market to grow from USD 122.45 billion in 2016 to USD 202.36 billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.6%. The cyber security market is growing rapidly because of the increase in adoption of cyber security solutions, due to the [...]

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Certified Network Defender (CND) – Launch of the World’s Latest Cyber Security Certification

EC Council CND Certification Class – Only 15 Students Are Permitted for the First Certification Class – August 29th to September 2nd $895 for the class, courseware, and Certification Exam Join our Certified Network Defender experience classes globally.  EC-Council is thrilled to announce the all-new certification titled the Certified Network Defender (CND) which will be launched globally on September 14th, 2016. The CND certification aims to equip you with hands-on training to function in real life situations involving network defense. You will gain [...]

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