Will 2018 be the year of critical infrastructure cyberattacks?

For some time now, authorities have been worried that their critical infrastructure will be shut down or severely compromised. Some institutions experience thousands of attempted attacks on a daily basis by hackers, cyber criminals and rival nations. According to the US Department of HLS,[...]

Cyber Security Professionals In High Demand

Professional cybersecurity staff are hard to find - and it only gets worse! For more than a decade, I have been working as a security professional at several companies of various sizes and in different industries. Over the years, I have noticed a worrying trend - lack of skilled security[...]

Cryptojacking - The Latest Cybercrime Play

Following the news, you are quite likely awed by the boost in cryptocurrency, especially Bitcoin has made the (financial) headlines. Founded in 2009, it has risen to levels we have seldom seen before. Needless to say, many other cryptocurrencies jumped on the bandwagon and are now catching up with[...]

United States Cyber Warfare

On Monday December 18, 2017, the White House released a strategy document, calling for stronger defenses against hackers working for criminal enterprises and nations such as Iran, North Korea, China and Russia. In this document, the White House stated that threats targeting cybersecurity pose a[...]

The CISOs’ Latest Tools

Dear CISO: What are the security solutions you are planning to buy in 2018? I hear you, dear CISO, you are having sleepless nights troubled by visions of becoming a victim of a destructive cyberattack or being trashed in the media after a breach. You also worry about strengthening the security[...]

Cybersafe Holiday Season

Cymulate wishes you a cybersafe Holiday Season December is always the time of joy and celebration, and all of us at Cymulate want to thank you for putting your faith in us. Also in 2018, we will continue to help organizations worldwide to keep their data safe and to comply with the various[...]

SOX Compliance Now Includes Cybersecurity

SOX Compliance Includes Cybersecurity - Let Cymulate Help You To Navigate The Waters The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (known as SOX) went into effect in 2002 to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices of organizations. It was also tailored to improve the[...]

Iran’s Growing Role in Cyber warfare

On October 31, Major General Nadav Padan stated at the Reuters Cyber Security Summit that Iran has been launching an increasing number of attacks on Israel. Padan, who heads the IDF’s C4I and Cyber Defense Directorate, added: “Iran has been responsible for many of the thousands of daily[...]

Cyberattacks Are Evolving, and So Does Cybersecurity Technology

Organizations of all shapes and sizes are fighting the war against cyberattackers. As we have seen in recent years, cyberattacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, which makes it harder to detect and mitigate them. As cyberattacks evolve, so does security technology and the security[...]

How to Approach the Demanding 23 NYCRR 500 Regulation

In March 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a new regulation, the much discussed 23 NYCRR part 500. Considered to be one of the harshest cybersecurity regulations ever to impact companies, it consists of a new set of standards and requirements for banks,[...]