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Civergy, names Dan Hollenbach as Chief Financial Officer

Civergy, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dan Hollenbach, CPA, CGMA, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer starting May, 2014. Dan’s primary focus will be to lead the financial integration of the Civergy family of companies as they move toward building an organization that provides a range of critical services and indispensable products – from…

Cybersecurity is attracting lots of capital

The tremendous and rapid growth of big-time Internet based corporations, such as Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Intel, Apple, Facebook and many others, highlights the immense potential this particular industry is enjoying and will continue to enjoy in the years to come. However, this tremendous growth is associated with a significant increase in cybercrime and security threats. Companies are spending huge…

Cybersecurity Expert: Assume You’re Being Attacked Right Now

When it comes to IT security, it’s best to assume hackers or cybercriminals have already penetrated your network, according to cybersecurity expert Roger Cressey. Unfortunately, Cressey said, the U.S. is still dealing with many of the same problems he saw more than a decade ago, from data beaches to security critical infrastructures. “All of those issues…

Cybersecurity: More people over larger budgets

A recent survey of 167 attendees at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas by security company Tripwire found that the majority of those surveyed (44 percent) believe increasing the number of highly skilled security workers on staff would be the most valuable action for improving information security at their organization.  Increasing security budgets also was…

$1.2 Million Penalty in Copier Breach

Affinity Health Plan, a managed care plan company based in New York, has just agreed to pay federal regulators $1.2 million to settle a 2010 incident that affected 344,557 individuals whose data was discovered on the hard drives of copy machines that had been returned to a leasing company. At the center of the agreement was a breach reported…

How To Protect Yourself From Hackers

Hacking attacks are increasing. To make matters worse, hackers can use many ways, from low tech methods to sophisticated techniques to steal your private data and information. The main reason why hackers go after your personal information is identity theft! There were 12.6 million victims of identity theft in 2012 – or, to put it into perspective,…

Cyber Warfare Systems Market Expanding to US$19.4Bn by 2023

With the increasing importance of information and communication technologies both on and off the battlefield, new research forecasts continued robust global spending on cyber warfare systems until 2023, with the market expanding from US$11.1 billion in 2013 to US$19.4 billion by 2023 – a CAGR of 5.77%. This significant growth is further fuelled by a…

Cybersecurity? It will never happen to me — Real corporate espionage

A Chinese energy firm offered big money and access to women to entice an engineer at a U.S. company to launch a cyber raid on his employer, stealing sensitive computer codes and “thereby cheating (the firm) … out of more than $800 million…” An Austrian court has convicted American Superconductor’s rogue employee, Dejan Karabasevic, and already sentenced…

The JOBS Act: General Solicitation Rules changes

On July 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or the “Commission”) approved final rules eliminating the decades-old prohibition against general solicitation and general advertising in all Rule 144A offerings and certainRegulation D transactions, as required by Title II of the JOBS Act. The new rules (the “General Solicitation Rules”) permit issuers, including start-ups, hedge funds, venture capital funds and private equity funds, to promote their…

Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things

Every enterprise will be affected by the Internet of Things (IoT), the growing phenomenon by which not only people, but also “things” — vehicles, commercial and industrial equipment, medical devices, remote sensors in natural environments — are linked to networks that are connected to the internet. Expect the impact on your business to be profound. Just as…

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