Category: cybersecurity

Israel’s cybersecurity startup scene spawned new entrants in 2019
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Israel’s cybersecurity startup scene spawned new entrants in 2019

Yoav Leitersdorf Contributor Yoav Leitersdorf is the Silicon Valley-based Managing Partner at YL Ventures, where he accelerates cybersecurity startups in the U.S. market. More posts by this contributor Ofer Schreiber Contributor Ofer Schreiber is partner and head of Israel Office at YL Ventures, where he seeds and accelerates cybersecurity startups. More posts by this contributor…

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These 3 Cybersecurity Stocks Will Explode as Iran Threatens Cyber Warfare
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These 3 Cybersecurity Stocks Will Explode as Iran Threatens Cyber Warfare

Iran’s cyberwarfare capabilities have become increasingly sophisticated in recent years. The Department of Homeland Security has already issued a warning, telling businesses and other organizations to take precautionary measures. Cybersecurity stocks will undoubtedly benefit from increased spending on cyber defense products and services. As the tensions between the U.S. and Iran heighten following the killing…

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Cybersecurity expert Alex Stamos on what scares him most about the upcoming U.S. presidential election
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Cybersecurity expert Alex Stamos on what scares him most about the upcoming U.S. presidential election

Alex Stamos rose to fame as the former chief security officer for Yahoo and then Facebook. But today he’s the director of Stanford’s Internet Observatory, where he’s immersed in teaching and research safe tech — and understands better than most the threats that the U.S. is facing, particularly as we sail toward the next U.S.…

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The lack of cybersecurity talent is “a national security threat,” says DHS official
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The lack of cybersecurity talent is “a national security threat,” says DHS official

One of the most senior officials tasked with protecting U.S. critical infrastructure says that the lack of security professionals in the U.S. is one of the leading threats to national cybersecurity. Speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, Jeanette Manfra, the assistant director for cybersecurity for the Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said that…

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Cybersecurity giant Comodo can’t even keep its own website secure
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Cybersecurity giant Comodo can’t even keep its own website secure

Comodo, which bills itself as a “global leader in cybersecurity solutions,” said its forum was hacked. The admission came in no less than a forum post, which confirmed a hacker exploited a recently disclosed vulnerability in vBulletin, a popular forum software used by Comodo. The flaw, which requires little skill to exploit, allows an attacker…

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What you missed in cybersecurity this week
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What you missed in cybersecurity this week

There’s not a week that goes by where cybersecurity doesn’t dominates the headlines. This week was no different. Struggling to keep up? We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week to keep you in the know and up to speed. TechCrunch: This was the biggest iPhone security story of the year. Google…

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