Daily IT Security News Blast

Mike Hamilton, founder and CISO of Critical Informatics, has decades of experience in the information security industry.  In that time, he has developed a keen eye for IT news that impacts how security professionals approach their jobs and the news that will have meaningful impacts on daily life.

Every day, Mike curates the top news stories in cybersecurity, including the latest breaches, security alerts, and industry developments.  Readers describe the news blast as their go-to morning source for the latest in infosec.

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Past News Blasts

February 16, 2018
The High Cost of Cyber Crime

IT Security News Blast 02-16-2018

Inside Venture Capital Spotlight: CEO Garrett Silver Shares the Story behind CI’s Series A Funding “Spend in 2018 on security products and services is estimated to […]
February 15, 2018
Weaponizing Equifax Data Cybersecurity

IT Security News Blast 02-15-2018

[UPDATE] Weaponizing Equifax Data I’ve added an update to this blog story originally published on October 10, 2017.  As the Equifax fall-out continues, it’ll be interesting […]
February 14, 2018
Industrial Cybersecurity

IT Security News Blast 02-14-2018

Industrial cyber security improving, but needs work “There is also growing use of managed security services to complement their on-site capability and provide secure file transfers […]
February 13, 2018
How do you measure Cyber Risk?

IT Security News Blast 02-13-2018

Businesses ignore climate, cyber threats at their own peril  This year’s edition paints a particularly bleak picture of a chaotic future where humankind is waging battles […]
February 12, 2018
Equity Surveillance Cybersecurity

IT Security News Blast 02-12-2018

US equity surveillance system gets new security chief The long delayed surveillance system to monitor trading in the world’s largest equity market is getting a security […]
February 9, 2018
CISO Using Artificial Intelligence

IT Security News Blast 02-09-2018

CISOs Look to Machine Learning to Augment Security Staffing Shortages Mike Simon, CTO at Critical Informatics, describes how we integrate machine learning analysis to parse out […]
February 8, 2018
Business Wire DDoS Attack

IT Security News Blast 02-08-2018

US DoJ leads global arrests in bust of cyber crime ring The DoJ announced charges against dozens more individuals, saying the gang caused losses of more […]
February 7, 2018
How Secure is Medical Data

IT Security News Blast 02-07-2018

Study claims most businesses lack cyber expertise to prevent attacks Cyber insurance company Hiscox surveyed 4,000 organizations and rated them on a  cyber readiness model that […]
February 6, 2018
Penetration Testing as a Reference Point

IT Security News Blast 02-06-2018

Penetration Testing Is a Reference Point, Not a Strategy (Originally on CSO Online) Pen tests are valuable only if the results are properly translated into an […]

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