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2017 Cyber Investing Summit

May 23, 2017 New York, New York, USA

The 2nd Annual Cyber Investing Summit was an all-day conference focusing on investing in the cyber security industry, which is predicted to exceed $1 trillion in cumulative spending on products and services over the next five years from 2017 to 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures’s quarterly Cybersecurity Market Report. Attendees explored the financial opportunities, trends, challenges, and investment strategies available in the high growth cyber security sector. Read more here.

Developing News
WannaCry is closing out its first week in the wild. To summarize, China and Russia have been hardest hit, with the largest number of infections striking unpatched Windows 7 machines. Those behind the attack may have failed to make big money...
NSA is now believed to have warned Microsoft of the possibility that EternalBlue vulnerabilities were likely to be exploited in the wild. Indeed, NSA was right, as the arrival of WannaCry and now BlueDoom have shown...
Inevitably, successful attacks have aftershocks in the form of fraudulent remediation. In this case, the WannaCry quake's reverberations include a wave of fraudulent mobile apps promising protection from the ransomware...
Organizations continue their recovery from the WannaCry ransomware pandemic amid warnings that the first wave is unlikely to be the last. Enterprises that failed to protect themselves against the known vulnerabilities...
WannaCry ransomware hit hard late last week, and enterprises worldwide are bracing for further waves of infestation. The hitherto obscure strain of ransomware propagated in wormlike fashion against systems running older Microsoft software...
US President Trump yesterday signed his long-anticipated Executive Order on cyber security. Its sections address "Cybersecurity of Federal Networks," "Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure," and "Cybersecurity for the Nation."
Featured Interview
Gordon Corera

Gordon Corera

BBC Journalist

Gordon Corera is a journalist with the BBC, covering national security. His latest book is Cyber Spies – Surveillance, Hacking and Digital Espionage. In this extended version of an interview originally appearing on our November 23, 2016 podcast, Corera outlines the history of cybersecurity and the challenges we face looking ahead. Listen here

Featured Coverage

Jailbreak Summit 2017: (In)security Tools

April 28, 2017 Laurel, Maryland, USA

Information security is, at bottom, human conflict conducted by technical means. The discussions at Jailbreak, however deeply technical they became, all described people doing things to other people with code, with all the intensionality that implies. Read more about it and watch the keynote speaker series here.

Special Edition

Women in Cybersecurity 2017: A CyberWire Special Edition

The 2017 Women in Cybersecurity conference was held in Tucson Arizona, and the CyberWire was on hand to cover the event. We spoke with a variety of cyber security professionals, at different stages of their careers. We covered some of their career journeys and professional insights on our daily podcast, and in this special edition learn why a women in cybersecurity conference is more important than ever, what they wish they knew when they were starting out, as well as some advice for the men in the industry.

This Special Edition Podcast made possible by the generous support of Cylance

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