Pen Testing work for state gets men arrested by sheriff

Dark Reading has a story about a couple of “pen testers” arrested in Iowa for doing their job last year. Pen is short for penetration, and pen testing is an element of cyber security. An organization hires an outside third party to test network defenses to determine...

Meet an FBI Cybercriminal: Richard Uzuh

According to the FBI, Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, 34, of Nigeria, is one of eight men accused of defrauding more than 70 companies of funds through impersonation and romance schemes. Also known as business email compromise, the scams defrauded individuals and companies,...

We asked our team about themselves. It was worth it.

On one of our daily check-in calls, a colleague asked each of us to share something the rest likely didn’t know about them. The answers were fascinating. One colleague is working in his spare time on a skateboard documentary. One colleague loves to sing – and...

Meet a Cybercriminal: An accused Equifax hacker

In 2017, Xu Ke, a soldier in China’s Peoples Liberation Army, reached from the Beijing-based Research Institute No. 54 to servers in Alpharetta, Ga. The servers belonged to Equifax, and a U.S. indictment alleges he was one of four named members of the PLA to steal...

Is your technology ready for Gen Z?

“Gen Z,” the next generation after millennials, are starting their careers. Born after 1996, the oldest Gen Zs are now 23. According to the Pew Research Center, they are the first generation to be “digital natives” – the first to have no memory of life...