Cyber Defense

New Hub On Michigan Cyber Range Opens In Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS - A new cyber range went live this week in Grand Rapids, yet another hub for the Michigan Cyber Range managed by Merit Network. The hub is located at the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology and co-sponsored by the Michigan Defense Center, a branch of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.  “WMCAT

By |2018-10-11T15:01:43+00:00October 11th, 2018|Cyber Defense, Featured|

The Severe Shortage of Cybersecurity Professionals is a Key Risk to Our Nation’s Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The unprecedented demand for well-trained cybersecurity workers continues to grow. Some experts predict that there will be a global shortage of two million cybersecurity professionals by next year. This is critical considering the increase in cyberattacks and the erosion of consumer trust in the ability to protect the internet. Enlisting the next

By |2018-10-11T12:38:20+00:00October 11th, 2018|Cyber Defense|

Russian Hackers Trying To Influence American Mid-Term Elections

SAN FRANCISCO - Russian hackers and propagandists who interfered in the 2016 US presidential election didn't stop when it was over. They're still trying to influence the vote, and now they're being joined by other countries hoping to influence the midterms, according to the US Department of Homeland Security and other agencies. Two years ago, hackers

By |2018-10-04T20:38:21+00:00October 4th, 2018|Cyber Defense|

Tech Companies Worried European-Style Privacy Regs Coming To US

WASHINGTON DC - The United States' privacy regulations shouldn't be anything like Europe's, tech giants argued on Wednesday. During a hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, members of Congress heard six tech companies discuss what they want in a federal privacy law. Lawmakers are still crafting a potential data privacy bill, but multiple

By |2018-09-30T12:34:31+00:00September 30th, 2018|Cyber Defense, Politics/Government|

Educating Metro Detroit On The Latest Threats And Trends In IT Security

NOVI - Phishing scams. Ransomware attacks. Virus outbreaks. Listen to the news today and you are almost afraid to turn on your computer. Since that's not an option for our businesses, we need to stay a few steps ahead of the cyber criminals.   Get a jump on the competition by joining us Thursday, September

By |2018-09-21T18:34:02+00:00September 21st, 2018|Cyber Defense, New Products / Contracts|

Ben-Gurion University Develops Malicious Machine Learning eMail Detection Software

 NEW YORK  - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Malware Lab researchers have developed a new method to detect unknown, malicious emails that is more accurate than the most popular antivirus software products. Email messages are widely used by attackers to deliver dangerous content to a victim, such as attachments or links to malicious websites.  "Existing email analysis solutions only analyze specific email elements using rule-based methods, and don't analyze other important parts," says Dr. Nir Nissim, head of the David

By |2018-09-20T19:20:15+00:00September 20th, 2018|Cyber Defense|

Trillium Secure Uses Machine Learning To Protect Connected Vehicles From Hackers

ROYAL OAK - Trillium Secure recently formed a partnership with the University of Michigan MCity, an autonomous vehicle research and development facility, to provide training opportunities for engineering students. Trillium uses machine learning to help protect connected vehicles from cyber hackers. Zoran Kehler, Trillium Vice President and Global Strategy + Aerospace and Defense Programs, explains how

By |2018-09-18T15:02:53+00:00September 18th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

U.S. Army TARDEC Unveils Cyber Hub At Detroit Arsenal

WARREN – On Friday at the Detroit Arsenal, U.S. Army TARDEC, Merit Network and the Michigan Defense Center unveiled the latest addition to the Michigan Cyber Range, the fourth in Michigan. The TARDEC Cyber Hub grand opening included a tour of the new cyber range and a live, virtual Capture the Flag exercise with TARDEC employees

By |2018-09-14T11:45:13+00:00September 14th, 2018|Cyber Defense|

Trivalent Group Hosts Cybersecurity Summit Oct. 17 In Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS - Trivalent Group, now part of Rehmann, is hosting its annual cybersecurity summit Oct. 17 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids. Presentations and panel discussion from industry specialists, local experts and keynote speaker Corey Nachreiner, CTO of WatchGuard Technologies, are featured. There will be two tracks this year for

By |2018-09-13T21:00:13+00:00September 13th, 2018|Cyber Defense|

Bigger Money In Private Sector Wooing Away Government Cyber Warriors

ROYAL OAK - Everywhere you look, cybersecurity is booming. There are the scary, dark sides of this story, with data breaches being reported almost daily, foreign actors trying to influence our elections and smart cities needing more protection. But there are also huge professional success stories with companies and people working in cybersecurity that are making national headlines, including Ann Arbor-based

By |2018-09-09T17:26:32+00:00September 9th, 2018|Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|