It’s always a bit of a push and an invitation to hype to declare “the year of” anything. That being said, 2017 could well be the year blockchain takes off.
Posted by Brian Robinson on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:12 PM0 comments
This year was always shaping up to be a critical one for cybersecurity, with both government and industry finally starting to come to grips with what’s needed to counteract the rising tide of attacks. Potential election meddling aside, there have been more than enough problems unearthed over the past few years to satiate the security mill.
Posted by Brian Robinson on Jan 18, 2017 at 11:54 AM0 comments
While the focus on cybersecurity and cybercrime in government has lately been focused on the federal side, much of the risk lives at the state and local level. That’s where the bad guys can find much of the personal information that makes cybercrime so lucrative, and where disruptive hacks can cause the most havoc.
Posted by Brian Robinson on Dec 16, 2016 at 11:19 AM0 comments
The recent distributed denial of service attacks that affected large parts of the internet, along with major online outfits such as Twitter and Netflix, was an eye-opener for those who may not have been familiar with this type of threat. It was also a vindication of sorts for the government’s cybersecurity focus.
Posted by Brian Robinson on Nov 08, 2016 at 9:57 AM0 comments