Internet of (Un)Trustworthy Things – Booz Allen Interns Advance IoT Security


In the third installment in a series about the Booz Allen Hamilton Summer Games internship program, read how interns are tackling the toughest security problems posed by the Internet of Things (IoT).

As more consumers adopt smart home technologies like digital thermostats and smoke detectors, video doorbells, smart locks and personal home assistants, there is a growing need to address the cybersecurity risks posed by system vulnerabilities.

Cisco Leading Cyber Training Effort to Help Employ Virginia Veterans

by Michael Veysey

Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and employers are challenged with finding the right talent to build their expanding workforce needs. At the same time, thousands of veterans are looking to apply their unique skills as they transition to civilian jobs. At Cisco, we see this as an opportunity to build a bridge between a targeted talent pipeline and our ecosystem of employers and partners.

Booz Allen’s Angie Messer Joins 100 Executive Women at First-Ever “Cybersecurity Women on Capitol Hill"

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From talking toys to internet-connected cameras, there is no shortage of ways the Internet of Things (IoT) can be applied to enrich consumers’ lives—and expose users to new cyberattacks.

Cisco Blog | IoT Isn’t Just About the ‘Thing’

by Anthony Grieco, Senior Director and Trust Strategy Officer

Internet of Things (IoT) is the term du jour. As adoption increases the natural question becomes, how has it been secured? To understand an effective security strategy for IoT, we first need to understand where the value from IoT is generated. The ability to use data, collected from a variety of locations and sources, to drive decision making is a key asset of the IoT and one that will help organizations to reap the financial benefits it promises.

300 Data Analysts Compete in the U.S. Navy’s First Ever Connected Ship Hackathon

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March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - At any given time, 80 percent of the world's tangible Gross Domestic Product is moving from manufacturer to market via ships. With new cybersecurity threats surfacing daily, the need for maritime cybersecurity is more pressing than ever. To protect and maintain global commerce at sea, the U.S. Navy invited top millennial data analysts to take on tough maritime cybersecurity use cases and challenges at its HACKtheMACHINE event held in Austin, TX last month.

Scotiabank Funds $2-Million Cybersecurity and Financial Data Initiative at UBC

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VANCOUVER, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UBC is poised to accelerate cybersecurity and financial risk research in Canada and beyond, thanks to a $2-million donation from Scotiabank.

Over the next five years, The Scotiabank Cybersecurity and Risk Analytics Initiative will support research and educational initiatives, including internships, speaker series, engagement activities like "hackathons," and other collaborative events to advance our understanding of the impacts of cyberattacks and refine risk management tools.

Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report: The Hidden Danger of Uninvestigated Threats

by David Ulevitch, Vice President, Cisco Security

Responding to security threats requires time, talent and money — resources that most security professionals would agree are in seemingly short supply. As discussed in the Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR), security teams seek out strategies such as automated security solutions or cloud-based tools to overcome these resource constraints.

Barclays Digital Conference: Evolution to Revolution

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The third annual Barclays conference devoted to developments in digital saw more than 300 people gather in London to hear industry leaders speak on a range of topics from Artificial Intelligence (AI) to cybersecurity. 

With a programme covering some of the hottest topics of the tech revolution, the Barclays Digital Conference 2016 attracted a host of big-name speakers from the worlds of business, innovation and investment, as well as key figures from across the banking group.

Driving Security into Digitized, Connected Cars


As cars become digitized and connected to enable a better driving experience, enhance safety and relieve congestion, the threat of a cyber event is ever present. But General Motors goes to great lengths to protect both customer lives and their personal information.


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