There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity.
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Cyber Security is far more than just protecting data. Security is about protecting the functionality of IT. It involves confidentiality, availability and integrity of resources. This higher order approach to cyber security requires vision, leadership, and actions in dimensions of people, process and technology.

We track the concepts, the companies and the leaders shaking things up in the cybersecurity world. Review below and give us your thoughts!

The Toll of Ransomware is Growing

Opening an unknown email, clicking a new link, or accessing a malicious document: it doesn’t take much to fall victim to a cyber attack. There are a variety of attacks that can greatly hurt your company and lead to a loss of finances and sensitive information, but ransomware attacks are increasing in frequency and severity […]

3 Early Strategies for Defending Your Company Now from Future Cyber Attacks

Far too often, companies don’t start to worry about digital security until after they experience an attack. If they’re lucky, the first attack won’t cause too much damage, but an even better situation would be if the people responsible for the attack walked away from the encounter empty-handed. The best way to ensure that ‘s […]

Cybersecurity Due Diligence: Now a best practice in Merger & Acquisition (M&A)

Cooley is an international law firm recognized for its technology practice and experience in multiple practice areas, including Mergers and Acquisition (the firm has handled over 1,000 M&A transactions since 2010). In a recent post on the Cooley M&A website titled Cybersecurity Diligence in M&A Transactions, Cooley partners Andrew Lustig and Randy Sabett  bring clarity to a clear trend in the […]

Leveraging The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT) To Improve Corporate Culture and Raise Security Posture

The FFIEC (Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council) is a formal interagency body empowered to prescribe uniform principles, standards, and report forms for the federal examination of financial institutions by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller […]

Security Innovation Network Gathering Innovators and Enterprise Leaders at 28-29 March 2017 ITSEF

Hosted at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA, this event gathers over 300+ leading private equity investors, corporates, venture-back tech companies and emerging growth businesses. The cyber innovation ecosystem is broadening. CISOs and government groups alike recognize the current imperatives to devote resources and partner with cybersecurity companies.  Additionally, the rise of venture capitalists and corporations stepping up to […]

Tech Companies That Missed the Mark in 2016

From Snapchat Spectacles to virtual reality, 2016 was a year of innovation and growth in the tech industry. However, not every company saw great success, and even the tech giants had some big snafus. Here are some of the most notable tech company failures of the past year. Samsung At the top of the list […]