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Downloaded over a billion email addresses and passwords this weekend

I am a CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) for a major tech company and manage people, budgets and strategy. But the security researcher in me never went away. Over the weekend our intelligence service downloaded 3 separate dumps totalling over 1B leaked credentials (the largest of which was the 400M+ credentials.)  The smallest one was… Continue reading Downloaded over a billion email addresses and passwords this weekend

Could Google become a Cyber Insurance Underwritter?

Cyber-Insurance is the next great frontier for insurers as more and more companies buy protection in the age of massive and regular cyber-attacks. “More than 60 insurance carriers now offer stand-alone cyber insurance policies” — Dr. Robert Hartwig, president of the I.I.I. and an economist PwC suggests the global cyber insurance market could grow to… Continue reading Could Google become a Cyber Insurance Underwritter?