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Amazon executives sat through a brutally uncomfortable 4.5-minute phone call that showed them just how much Jeff Bezos cares about customers

Jeff Bezos takes customer service seriously.<p>That's the lesson former global VP of customer service Bill Price learned during a meeting of 30 Amazon executives years ago, according to an excerpt from Brad Stone's "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon."<p>When Bezos asked Price how …

Customer Service

Simplify and Secure Your Online Logins With a YubiKey

As we become more dependent upon online platforms for social and professional purposes, it grows increasingly important that we embrace stronger …

Information Systems

Why Diversity Matters

LinkedIn CISO Cory Scott on the Importance of Developing a Personal Narrative Tom Field (SecurityEditor) • April 17, 2018<p>When it comes to building an …

Lloyds Banking Group

DHS Secretary Nielsen sends clear warning to cyber adversaries: ‘DON’T’

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen laid out the tenets of her agency’s new cybersecurity strategy and it came with a clear …

Cybersecurity

The gigantic sum Facebook pays for Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security

At the end of a critical week for Facebook, one that included more than 10 hours of testimony on Capitol Hill by CEO Mark Zuckerberg about issues such as user privacy and data security, the company disclosed what it spent on a different kind of security: for its chief executive.<p>In a document filed …

Silicon Valley

Lessons from cybersecurity exits

<b>To:</b> ceo@cybersecuritystartup.com<p>Subject: Lessons from cybersecurity exits<p>Dear F0und3r:<p>What a month this has been for cybersecurity! One unicorn IPO and two nice acquisitions – Zscaler’s great debut on wall street, a $300 million acquisition of Evident.io by Palo Alto Networks and a $350 million …

Venture Capital

“Threats,” “Ultimatums,” and “Espionage”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Spy Wars

Foreign agents have been stealing tech companies’ secrets since the 70s. But now, in the wake of Facebook’s public crisis, the biggest companies in the world are coping with the challenge on an unprecedented level.<p>On the day that they entered the headquarters of a renowned technology company, the …

Silicon Valley

Israel wins second-largest number of cybersecurity deals globally

Israeli startups BioCatch, Cylus and D-ID are among the 26 cybersecurity firms selected by CB Insights that are transforming the industry

Cybersecurity

The United States needs a Department of Cybersecurity

This week more than 40,000 security professionals will attend RSA in San Francisco to see the latest cyber technologies on display and discuss key issues. No topic will be higher on the agenda than the Russian-sponsored hack of the American 2016 election, with debate about why the country has done …

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity engineering: A new academic discipline

Cyber startups and legacy technology companies know exactly how to attract top undergraduates: a six-figure salary, a signing bonus, even a new car. With these luxuries in reach, choosing to forgo the job offer in pursuit of advanced higher education seems irrational for most new grads. However, …

Higher Education

The students, startups and tech poised to disrupt cybersecurity

Dive Brief:<p>The cybersecurity landscape appears bleak at times, but rising stars and technologies are well positioned to fortify the digital space. …

Artificial Intelligence

Connecticut Elections Cybersecurity Task Force to meet for first time

NORWALK -<p>The Connecticut Elections Cybersecurity Task Force will meet today for the first time.<p>The first of its kind meeting will bring together …

Voting

Cover Story: Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

Home » Blog » Magazine » Cover Story » <b>Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage</b><p><b>By Jenny Vickers</b> <i><br>From the March/April 2018 Issue</i><p>You only have to glance at …

Innovation

Cybersecurity's Next Major Challenge: Connecting Human and Machine Intelligence

As the RSA Conference kicks off this week, IBM Security will be approaching the anniversary of two important milestones. This time two years ago, we …

Artificial Intelligence

Small businesses have a big stake in cybersecurity

As the 87 million Facebook users affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach are being notified, it is crucial that we continue to discuss the …

Small Business
Digital Age

Media

Is Identity the New Perimeter? In a Zero-Trust World, More CISOs Think So

As the network perimeter morphs from physical to virtual, the old Tootsie Pop security model – hard shell on the outside with a soft and chewy center …

Companies look beyond salaries to entice tech workers

The tight labor market for tech jobs continues, with just 3,300 IT jobs filled in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly …

Harley-Davidson invests in electric motorcycle startup Alta Motors ahead of launching its own electric bike

Just a few weeks after Harley-Davidson finally confirmed that it plans on bringing its first electric motorcycle to market next year, the company now announces an investment in Alta Motors to accelerate its electrification effort.<p>Alta Motors, formerly known as BRD Motorcycles, is a small electric …

The Power of Logging in Incident Response

A deep dive into logging as an often-overlooked but powerful tool for incident detection and response<p>“Lack of instrumentation or insufficient logging” is often a phrase used on incident response reports. During incident response activities, this isn’t a phrase you want to see, since lack of logging …

Bowtex Kevlar Motorcycle Underlayer

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Clothing<br>• Gear<br>• Safety<p>Bowtex is a company dedicated to designing and manufacturing the most advanced motorcyclist …

Refit for bluewater cruising

Refitting a boat for bluewater cruising might be easier and more affordable than you think<p>Richard and Roz Smith seem rather surprised to find …

How to Update macOS Using a Simple Terminal Command

If you're sick of waiting for the progress bar to complete every time you reboot after a macOS software update, then you'll be pleased to learn there's another way to update your Mac that could potentially reduce your downtime.<p>The process involves a simple Terminal command, and allows you to …

2018 Arch Motorcycles Method 143 is The One

Yes, we are now faced with Keanu Reeves’ side project once again, and if you didn’t know this yet, The One has great taste in motorcycles. Arch …

Motorcycles

Bleak future for Japanese motorcycles

Since the 1970s, Japanese motorcycles have dominated the market, but times are tough and the four companies are changing their outlook for the future.<p>…

Crisis Converted: Cybersecurity

Imagine you’re the CEO of a $20 billion dollar retail company with millions of customers. You’re woken up by a call at 3am and told by your head of IT that there’s been a breach in your company’s network. A massive breach.

Customers

The top ten mistakes that make life easy for cyber-criminals

Russian hackers have managed to get into the German government's computers. We don't know exactly how they did it. But we do know which common …

1 Terabit DDoS Attacks Become a Reality; Reflecting on Five Years of Reflections

Special thanks to Hardik Modi, Steve Siadak and Roland Dobbins for their contributions on this post. Reflection amplification is a technique that …

Information Security

Report: Apple plans three new iPhones for 2018—and they’re all like the iPhone X | Ars Technica

The iPhone X’s basic design and features will live on in each model.<p>According to a new report, three new iPhones will launch in 2018, all derived …