President Obama’s Cybersecurity Speech – What Can We Expect?

As part of his series of State of the Union Address previews, President Barack Obama recently spoke at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. He announced his intention to introduce new legislation to prosecute more easily cybercriminals and promote the flow of information regarding cyberthreats between the government and the private sector.

The Recent Cyber War: Who Won, Who Lost, and What Lessons Did We Learn?

The impact of inexpensive IT networking systems has made cyberwarfare capabilities relatively cheap initiatives compared to pursuing nuclear weapons. For instance, North Korean hackers are chosen from universities and begin training at the age of 17. Pay is remarkably good, elevating the hackers and their families to high social status. The question remains: who wins, […]

Government Surveillance: What Notice Do Web Hosts Owe Their Customers?

As consumers increasingly utilize the Internet in many aspects of their daily lives, the challenge becomes enjoying the conveniences of online activities without sacrificing privacy. The mechanisms for protecting privacy continue to evolve as the focus of online activity transitions from laptops and desktop computers to smartphones and other portable devices. With enhanced surveillance from […]

Holiday Security Concerns Good for Small Businesses and Web Hosts

As 2014 ends and the new year begins, business and technology experts are looking at online business trends. A number of high-profile security breaches have led to significant shifts in consumer behavior, especially when it comes to online shopping and the types of businesses that they purchase from. A recent survey shows that many online […]

Is ISIS a Threat to World Web Security?

In response to the air strikes and military presence brought about by the United States, the FBI has issued a warning that ISIS and other extremist groups may initiate cyber attacks in retaliation. While they are stating that the recent threats are “nonspecific and probably aspirational”, there are several reasons why Americans should be concerned […]

Has the Cloud Grown Too Fast to Guarantee Security?

Each and every day, more and more companies are migrating much of their data storage and transmission to the cloud. Those organizations joining in this movement have plenty of evidence to support their decisions. Cloud computing offers a more cost-effective way to manage your vital business data, while transitioning that data to the cloud provides […]