Security

The human side of cybersecurity

New work in the International Journal of Business Information Systems looks at the human side of cybersecurity. We might think of cybersecurity as being mostly about firewalls, antivirus software, spam filters, and dDOS detection, ...

Business

Young hacker tricks way into Uber's system: reports

Uber said Friday it was investigating a "cybersecurity incident," declining to comment on reports a young hacker had gained access to the ride-hailing company's computer network.

Security

EU wants to toughen cybersecurity rules for smart devices

The European Union's executive arm proposed new legislation Thursday that would force manufacturers to ensure that devices connected to the internet meet cybersecurity standards, making the 27-nation bloc less vulnerable ...

Security

New cybersecurity tool simplifies site evaluations

As federal sites invest in distributed energy resources (DERs) like solar panels and battery backups, investments in cybersecurity must also be considered. More energy resources create more complexity to manage—introducing ...

Internet

Safer web surfing with a new method for detecting malicious modes

With the ever-increasing importance of the Internet in our lives, there are growing attempts to exploit software vulnerabilities in our PCs for personal benefit. One way to do so is by infecting the victim's PC with a malicious ...

Security

More than 90% of cyberattacks are made possible by human error

In a ransomware attack, a company's computer systems are locked, and the attacker demands a ransom in cryptocurrency in return for unlocking the system. Malware infects a network of objects connected to the Internet of Things ...

Internet

An approach for detecting LDoS attacks based on cloud model

Cybersecurity has always been a focus of Internet research. An LDoS attack is an intelligent type of DoS attack, which reduces the quality of network service by periodically sending high-speed but short-pulse attack traffic. ...

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Computer security

Computer security is a branch of technology known as information security as applied to computers and networks. The objective of computer security includes protection of information and property from theft, corruption, or natural disaster, while allowing the information and property to remain accessible and productive to its intended users.

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