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Cyber insurance grows amid troubles abroad

Cyber insurance grows amid troubles abroad

Last year, vital information from 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was hacked from JPMorgan & Chase, the North Koreans allegedly breached Sony Pictures, and reported cyber attacks against Target, Neiman Marcus, Coca Cola, Home Depot and other companies cost banks an estimated $1 billion in damages. In fact, the number of international cyber… Continue Reading Cyber insurance grows amid troubles abroad

Lenovo laptops at risk for infection

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Lenovo laptops at risk for infection

Cyberlaw attorney Doug DePeppe sent a cyber risk advisory to executives this week regarding adware embedded in to Lenovo laptop computers. An alert sent by Aspire, an intellectual property law group in Colorado Springs, said a serious security flaw in certain Lenovo laptops, which shipped with embedded adware that undermines the trust of the root… Continue Reading Lenovo laptops at risk for infection

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Learn more about Darknet at CSBJ breakfast Oct. 30

Douglas DePeppe, a cyber law attorney with the Colorado Springs-based intellectual property law group Aspire IP, has a sobering statistic for any business owner. He says reports from reputable sources indicate 97-100 percent of all networks can be compromised at some level. “In absolute terms, there’s no way to secure a network,” DePeppe said. “But… Continue Reading Learn more about Darknet at CSBJ breakfast Oct. 30

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During the Cold War, there was the threat of nuclear attack. In the Internet Age, there is the threat of cyberattack. Cheyenne Mountain and the North America Aerospace Defense Command once were targeted by the Soviets, and by extension Colorado Springs was considered a “collateral damage” casualty. The continued importance of NORAD was demonstrated just… Continue Reading City could become Ground Zero of a cyberwar

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