Cybersecurity Dilemna -A Conundrum-

Cybersecurity Dilemna -A Conundrum-

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, Digital Defense, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Venture Capital Cyber Security
  co·nun·drum kəˈnəndrəm/ noun noun: conundrum; plural noun: conundrums a confusing and difficult problem or question. "one of the most difficult conundrums for the experts" This is the conundrum of the digital age. One one hand executives of a company will be the first to state they think their systems are secure, and if there are any problems they are small. or Maybe they think their information, data and business relationships are not important to hackers because, "too small", "not on radar screen", or "we have nothing worth taking." But both of these are clearly conundrums: The first is pretty basic, if you think you are secure but have not brought in outsiders to test your systems and people and facilities, then how do you know? The second is also…
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Reputation Cyber Security of IoT.

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cybersecurity, Dalai VC, Digijaks Reputation Control, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital, Venture Capital Cyber Security
Ah, the Internet of Things. Just the sound of it sends thrills, chills and huge question marks through both technologists and regular people alike. Just think, you can already do the following: Track your health. Track your kids. Track your home. Talk to your fridge. Talk to your car. Have your fridge, oven, and tv connected to your smartphone, not to mention the video doorbell. I could go on with this list. But why bother? The Internet of Things, or IOT as it is called in the media, by analysts and techies alike is an amorphous concept and does not easily translate into everyday speak for the average person. There are cybersecurity concerns with the overlapping inter-connectedness that are growing exponentially by the month; as more and more devices come…
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Global Cybersecurity + Venture Capital

Global Cybersecurity + Venture Capital

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Diplomacy, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital, Venture Capital Cyber Security
We live in a hyper-connected world that brings the globe to you; and you and your family to the globe at equally fast speeds. While on one hand, any one of us can access the internet, through any number of tools, platforms, technology and software and almost any combination too. But on the other hand the internet can and does access us, and all of our information, every minute of every day. Probably more than you and your family access the internet. One thing that is growing in need and in reality is the international and cross cultural aspects of Cybersecurity. For example, businesses and governments alike in the US and in Israel face similar challenges within similar robust telecom and economic environments. 15 years ago the idea of US…
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Emergency Social Media and You in Crisis

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, Digijaks Reputation Control, Digital Defense, Gov 2.0, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Management, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital Cyber Security
Many people must feel the 2015 holiday break could not have arrived soon enough what with terrorism, crazy weather and other events that get covered rightly or wrongly in social media. While these can be scary and confusing times, they can also be times to educate, learn and help one another to understand a new reality we are all living in now. There are specific tactics and strategies for understanding how live events unfold in social media and these can be instructive to the general public about what you are seeing and when, during events like these past weeks that we have all experienced. Real life events almost always flow to the internet in a micro second. Knowing how to tell the difference between truth and fiction could be critical…
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Reputation Control. Who Controls Your Cyber Reputation?

Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security, Cybersecurity, Digijaks Reputation Control, Online Reputation Control, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital, Venture Capital Cyber Security
Every day we hear of more stories of people's Reputation getting smashed instantly online. On a personal level it just plain sucks, and causes mounds of heartache, headache, paperwork, and costs. To a business or a brand, there are risk mitigation and compliance issues, trademark defense costs, and reputations getting taken down, despite having been built up over years or decades. It could be any trigger. Even, a mistaken identity or you share the same name as someone who gets in trouble. Or it could be malicious from criminals, or cyber hackers looking to steal your identity, or file false tax returns to claim fake refunds, or to make it appear you were the one who did something when in reality it was someone pretending to be you. The problem…
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#cybersecurity The Gift everyone needs for the Holidays!

Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digijaks Reputation Control, Online Reputation Management, Online Reputation Security, Personal Cyber security, Reputation Control, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital Cyber Security
Happy Holidays. It is, as is so commonly mentioned in the media: "That Time of Year Again." Yup. Packages. Shiny New Things. Cool Toys for the Kids and kid-adults alike. It is also the time of year of increased cyber crime attempts aimed at retailers. Add also the time of year when more families and organizations introduce new varieties of malware, ad-malware, viruses, worms, bad bots and devices that phone "home" into our homes, workplaces and civic spaces. https://twitter.com/IdeaGov/status/668911020937580544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw How? Because many devices are coming pre-loaded with malware. How many parents look into the workings of a cheap tablet before handing it off to the kids? How many people are checking new apps to see the permissions being requested on those new devices and old ones too? How many companies are…
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#IoT Security Is Just Not.

Cyber Reputation Control, Cybersecurity, Digital Defense, IoT Security, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Security
A few weeks ago I wrote this piece about #IOT Cybersecurity and how it affects personal and brand reputations. I got a lot of criticism for basically speaking the truth. I appreciate all the tweets, emails and Linkedin posts engaging on this piece, including all the people who attempted to say I was wrong. But the points raised in that piece are simply the opening salvo in a multi front disruption. The disruption is NOT IoT. The disruption is to switch from product leading first with security as an afterthought in the rush to go to market. What needs to change is the mindset to build in design security from the beginning, Last week I sat on a panel at the California Cyber Security Task Force meeting. The panelists were…
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Reputation Control for Kids by Social Media, Search Results

Reputation Control for Kids by Social Media, Search Results

Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Digijaks Reputation Control, Digital Defense, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Management, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Management, Reputation Management for Families, Reputation Security
In Digijaks daily course of business with reputation management we come across a lot of people (adults) who have seen their life get turned upside down because of something appearing in search results that negatively affect them. This happens so much, and so often it has created a whole industry to deal with it. Search results leading to problems to people happen for many reasons. I recently wrote about this problem on the Huffington Post as it relates to adults. But this same correlation exists for kids, for families and the same problems may arise, but with lifelong implications. Imagine being an 11 year old who innocently posts a picture or a quote or a poem or a location, thinking nothing of it. Fast forward 6 years to college applications.…
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Cybersecurity: Now the Crossover from Cyber to Real Life

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Developed by Digijaks, Digital Defense, Digital Shield, Gov 2.0, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Security, Personal Cyber security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering
[caption id="attachment_2095" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Cyber Security, Social Media, You.[/caption] Cybersecurity used to be be the geek's eagle's nest. it was hard to understand, hard to get to, hard to see the impact and need often times. If there was a CIO or CISO, he/she would not be in the board room too often, and usually the budgets were the first to go in any budget change environment. But the cycle switched. Now we are in the opposite cycle. The CIO and CISO are ruling the roost and commanding serious budgets and attention. But being missed in all the excitement is this: The Crossover from pure cyber crime to real world crime from the same instance. It is safe to say, times have changed. Now - Cybersecurity has become a word…
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Reputation Control. Cybersecurity. Recent OPM Hacks and You.

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digijaks Reputation Control, Digital Defense, Gov 2.0, Gov 3.0, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Management, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Management, Reputation Management for Families, Reputation Security, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense
Reputation. Is hard to get, hard to maintain, hard to control; especially in an era of hacking by governments and criminals alke. Cybersecurity is something many people long put off as a back burner decision, or lower funded priority, but in actuality is a critical need, now at the forefront of many leaders' thinking due to the sheer number and audacity of the hacks from 2013 forward. There is a distinct triangulation between reputation control and cyber security and search results. The more things get hacked, the more information flows onto websites, both for sale, and for free, and the more the search engines index these results. Digijaks’ CEO Alan W Silberberg has written about this triangulation before as it relates to cyber security and how we all need to…
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