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Cyber Security

What does COVID-19 mean for cybersecurity?

An empirical analysis on how COVID-19 influenced cybersecurity globally, accompanied by a case study for Romania. Romanian version: https://www.gandul.ro/romania-post-pandemica-si-antidotul-digital/dan-tofan-ce-inseamna-covid-19-pentru-securitatea-cibernetica-opinie-19513296 English Version: Dan Tofan: What does COVID-19 mean for cybersecurity?

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Solarium. How the US are preparing for a cyber heist!

In 1953, Project Solarium represented a significant “consensus exercise” among US senior officials responsible with national security. Given the plenitude of US agencies involved, consensus had to be met so as a properly respond to the Soviet communist threat, in the wake of the Cold War. The project ended up with a national strategy that […]

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Are we ever going to solve cyber security?

Cyber security, as an industry, has recorded exponential growth, especially within the last two decades. It grew along with the Internet and evolved from a simple buzzword to a real technological risk that can put you out of business rather quickly. Within the last years cyber security seized media’s attention and reached on top of […]

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GDPR vs. security operations. What you need to know when performing cyber security operations.

  You must have surely heard a thing or two about GDPR. It’s short for General Data Protection Regulation, being EU’s latest regulation as regards privacy and data protection. It has entered into force on the 25th of May 2018. There’s a whole bunch of articles out there, surely you must have opened at least […]

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How about the future of cyber security?

  A simple online search for “cyber security predictions” will reveal a tremendous number of results. Everybody feels confident enough that they can predict the future in this area. But to what good, if human predictions are no better than “chimps randomly throwing darts at the possible outcomes”. Are we even near close to what […]

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What does it take to cooperate in cyber-security

Cooperation is “the process of groups of organisms working or acting together for common or mutual benefit, as opposed to working in competition for selfish benefit” (Wikipedia). Thus, mutual benefit seems to be the key ingredient here. Nevertheless, identifying the mutual benefit appears to be an issue in cyber-security (and other fields, for that matter) […]

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The GLORIFIED economic values around cyber security

Almost every source presenting financial facts in cyber security will astonish you with figures going into the area of hundred billions, giving you the impression that, if you work in the industry, you must be one of the luckiest guys in the world to work in such a profitable area. Nevertheless, caution must be used […]

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Can AI really benefit cyber security?

  The intro Artificial Intelligence (AI)! Oh my, that sounds exciting and disturbing in the same time. Exciting because man has always fantasized about playing God, and now we are as closer as we ever got to this. Disturbing, because, some say [1] [2] [3], a superior form of intelligence, such as AI, might indisputably […]

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How did cyber security become a global issue, and what is to be done about it?

  In the last two decades, one term has become very popular by attaching itself onto many traditional terms related to war, terrorism, security, in order to express the many implications of technological development in our everyday life. “Cyber security” belongs to a wide family of modern terms inspired by the multidisciplinary science called cybernetics. […]

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EU’s cyber-security regulatory boost and how it will influence the security market

Cyber security regulatory landscape in Europe is having a major face-lift. You might have noticed the excessive noise on traditional media channels and social media platforms around the new EU data protection regulation (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR), enforced on the 25th of May. You might have also also noticed that everybody is talking […]

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