Cyber Defense

WatchGuard Names Former Trivalent Group North America Partner Of Year

TROY – The former Trivalent Group, now part of Rehmann, has been named North American Partner of the Year by WatchGuard Technologies, a provider of network security and intelligence. The Partner of the Year award honors partners that have exhibited exceptional performance over the past year as part of the WatchGuardONE Program, while providing the

By |2019-06-14T09:51:02-04:00June 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Survey: 77 Percent Of Transport, Auto Organizations Hit With IoT-Focused Cyberattack

DETROIT - A new survey shows 77 percent of organizations in transport and automotive markets have been hit with IoT-focused cyberattacks during the past twelve months. Of those that experienced a cyberattack, 91 percent had an impact on the organization, including operational downtime and compromised customer data and/or brand or reputational damage. Perhaps most alarming,

By |2019-06-14T09:41:53-04:00June 14th, 2019|Auto Tech, Cyber Defense|

CyberPatriot Summer Camps – $20 For 5 Half Day Camps

DETROIT - Middle School and High School students are welcome to register for CyberPatriot Summer camps held at several locations around Michigan. Through the AFA CyberCamp program, this camp consists of 20-hours of curriculum designed to be completed over five 1/2 days, with the fifth day serving as a day of mini-Competition. All sessions are

By |2019-06-10T18:31:47-04:00June 10th, 2019|Cyber Defense, Featured|

Stiennon Updates Latest Cyber Threats Including Ransomware Attack In Baltimore

ROYAL OAK - Richard Stiennon, a cybersecurity expert and author of There Will Be Cyber War, joins M2 Techcast to discuss all the latest cyber threats including the ransomware attack that crippled the government networks in the City of Baltimore. https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e172-cybersecurity-richard-stiennon

By |2019-06-07T14:34:09-04:00June 7th, 2019|Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Report: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Errors Pose Enormous Financial Risks For Businesses Worldwide

EAST LANSING – Economist Patrick Anderson in May presented findings at an International conference that demonstrates the potential for substantial financial damages for business worldwide from the mismanagement and misuse of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning data. The findings, which describes four main categories of damages resulting from improper implementation of AI principles, suggests a

By |2019-06-04T19:07:10-04:00June 2nd, 2019|Cyber Defense, Featured|

Secure-24 Names New Chief Marketing Officer

ANN ARBOR—Secure-24, a provider of managed cloud services, IT operations, and applications hosting, announced that veteran marketing executive John Bonapace had joined the company as chief marketing officer, a new position. In this role, Bonapace will be responsible for establishing strategic partnerships, driving new business development opportunities and executing the company’s go-to-market strategy. John Bonapace 

By |2019-05-29T15:18:51-04:00May 29th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Cybersecurity Provider VDA Labs To Open Headquarters in Metro Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS - Cybersecurity provider VDA Labs announced it will establish its headquarters in Plainfield Township to create a central hub for its business practices. A lab and headquarters space, as well product design and security review, came after the Michigan Economic Development Corp. awarded a $75,000 grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund. The project

By |2019-05-19T15:49:07-04:00May 19th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

High School Hackers Sought For Lake Erie Hack

DETROIT - Erie Hack is inviting all high school students to compete for $1,600 in prizes and development support for the best solutions to Lake Erie’s most pressing challenges. You’ll spend the day forming teams, creating ideas, and pitching to expert judges. This event is designed for classes, clubs, or individuals who are passionate about

By |2019-05-19T15:49:08-04:00May 19th, 2019|Cyber Defense, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Justice Department Indicts Chinese Hackers Allegedly Behind Anthem Breach

WASHINGTON DC - The Justice Department has charged two Chinese hackers accused of stealing millions of records from one of the largest health insurance companies in the US. The US government announced charges against Fujie Wang and another hacker with three different aliases (Deniel Jack, Kim Young and Zhou Zhihong), accusing the two Chinese nationals

By |2019-05-12T19:16:40-04:00May 12th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Newest Cyber Range Hub Located At Northern Michigan University

MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University, Merit Network Inc. and the Michigan Defense Center unveiled the latest addition to the Michigan Cyber Range Network this week at the NMU Cyber Hub Grand Opening. This event included a tour of the new cyber range and a live, virtual Capture the Flag exercise with IT professionals. “The Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity

By |2019-05-06T07:09:44-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Cyber Defense|