Tag: Cybersecurity

Navy’s fifth annual cybersecurity event goes online

Sept. 22 (UPI) — The Navy is holding the first track of its fifth annual HACKtheMACHINE competition this week.

The event, which began Monday and continues through Sunday, typically includes in-person competitions — but those have been delayed until 2021 due to COVID-19.

Instead technologists from the military, private and public industries and academia will work together virtually.

“In concert with NAVSEA’s ‘open for business’ and ‘on time delivery’ model, we wanted to hold part of HACKtheMACHINE virtually this year to ensure continuity of business, and to challenge the Navy to explore new ways of executing the mission,” said Tim Barnard, the deputy chief technology officer at Naval Sea Systems Command.

The second and third tracks will take place in March, but the first track — which has three phases — takes place this week and is free and open to the public.

During the first phase, contestants will analyze

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Europe Cybersecurity Market: New Opportunities, Top Trends, Rising Demand, Emerging Growth, Business Development and Regional Analysis

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Sep 13, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
With increased internet penetration, cyberattacks are becoming more powerful, allowing hacker’s greater access to new technology. One such example is the production a malware called aEUR�?Flame’. Europe cybersecurity market is anticipated to grow at an overall compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.3 % and will be worth of USD 47.17 Bn by 2023.Across the different geographical regions, Europe held the second largest market share in the global cyber security market in 2016, generating 28.2% of the global revenue. One of the reasons is that the European Commission has taken up various initiatives in the field of cyber security in order to make the European Union a strong player in combatting cyberattacks, to increase the region’s cybersecurity capabilities and cooperation.

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By countries, the Europe cybersecurity

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22 cybersecurity courses for aspiring and in-demand IT security pros

If you want to land a high-paying cybersecurity job or ace an IT security certification exam, check out these online training courses, which cover GDPR, business continuity, ethical hacking, and more.


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It should come as no surprise that cybersecurity experts are in high demand throughout countless industries. As more and more companies move their entire infrastructures online, hackers are having a field day targeting everything from server directories to customer information, and they’re growing more powerful by the day.

The Complete Information Security & Business Continuity Bundle will give you the tools and skills you need in order to become an in-demand cybersecurity professional, and the entire bundle is on sale for over 95% off at just $69.

Whether you’re interested in kick-starting a career in online security or you’re a seasoned IT pro looking to grow your skill set, this training bundle will get you up to

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DataTribe Announces Third Annual Cybersecurity Start-Up Challenge – Press Release

FULTON, Md.–(Business Wire)–DataTribe, a global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies, announced today the launch of its third-annual DataTribe Challenge. The competition is poised to identify and curate Pre-Series A, seed high-technology start-ups with a vision to disrupt cybersecurity and data science.

Three finalists will split $20,000 in prize money, and one winner will be eligible to receive up to $2 million in seed capital from DataTribe.

“When we first launched the DataTribe Challenge, we sought to give founders the opportunity to present their companies to an esteemed group of judges. Three years later, we have found that the Challenge not only gives entrepreneurs a platform to get incredibly valuable feedback and potentially raise a seed round, but also to gain broad exposure within the cybersecurity industry at large,” said Mike Janke, Co-founder of DataTribe.

“The caliber of entrepreneurs we encounter through the

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Why Cybersecurity Training and Upskilling Employees Is a Must For Organizations In Today’s Changing Business Dynamics

More and more businesses are seeking to revamp their modes of working and enable a tech-enabled digital realignment of core company operations

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The pandemic has ushered extensive industry-wide disruptions across all business avenues as organizations are swiftly pacing towards an online transition. More and more businesses are seeking to revamp their modes of working and enable a tech-enabled digital realignment of core company operations. With such a drastic shift towards digitization initiated in such little time, it is evident organizations would also need to prep up their cybersecurity defenses.

With India witnessing a 37 per cent increase in cyber-attacks in the first quarter of 2020 compared with last year, the road to

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