Assembling cybersecurity: The politics and materiality of technical malware reports and the case of Stuxnet

September 26, 2019

This is an article about how cybersecurity gets “made,” with a focus on the role of commercial computer security firms in generating knowledge in matters of international cybersecurity. The argument is two-fold. Firstly, malware may be an intangible artefact in some ways, but its success and its interpretation as malware is deeply interwoven in social, technical, and material alliances.

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Content is everything the business creates in order to communicate. In today’s world, the way we communicate is the only thing that separates us from the next: The next click, the next competitor, the next answer. TCA – The Content Advisory is a consulting and training company; blending the art and science of intelligent content to help today’s modern business communication’s strategy.

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Threat Connect Cyber Survey Report

whitePaper | January 4, 2022

Whether you are in financial services, farming, or public infrastructure, the security threat to organizations has never been greater. Today, almost every company is a technology company in some shape or form and this can be a soft underbelly - open to attack. Cyber risk is the fastest-growing risk faced by businesses globally. A wide range of statistics and sources make it clear that attackers have become even more proficient over recent years, using automation to exploit vulnerabilities at an accelerated pace and frequency. Threats are even more widespread and complex than before.

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Cybersecurity Whitepaper 2018

whitePaper | December 12, 2019

Most of the Small to medium-sized companies are unaware about the ways in which they’re vulnerable. More than 45% mistakenly believe they’re not a viable victim. They are just too small a target in comparison to larger organizations and tend to have a blind eye towards the cyber threats they face, which is in sharp contrast to what attackers think.

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Cyber Risk Appetite: Defining and Understanding Risk in the Modern Enterprise

whitePaper | January 16, 2020

Managing risk is a balancing act for organizations of all sizes and disciplines. While some organizations take on too much risk, others arguably do not take on enough. Complicating this equation is the emergence of cyber as one of the most impactful sources of risk in the modern enterprise. In fact, cyber security is now increasingly reviewed by corporate boards of directors and often discussed with financial analysts who see cyber security risk as an imminent and paramount business risk. Because the consequences of cyber security failures can be damaging to business revenues and brand reputation, CEOs have lost their positions as a result of data breaches and inept preparation and planning.

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The Importance of Cybersecurity Threat Detection for Utilities

whitePaper | November 25, 2019

Cybersecurity threats against energy companies, including utilities, have been increasing at an alarming rate. A comprehensive approach to ensuring cyber protection is essential and should include cybersecurity threat detection as a standard element. But not all such cybersecurity solutions are created equal.

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ZTE Cybersecurity White Paper 2021

whitePaper | October 29, 2021

Telecommunications equipment and systems, as critical infrastructure for a nation, have been widely valued by governments, operators, and users worldwide. Currently, the deployment of 5G has begun. Featuring faster speed, greater network capacity, and ultra-low latency, 5G will redefine the operation of critical infrastructure from the factory floor to the cloud. Its new technologies including Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), and network slicing are paving the way for smart cities, remote surgery, autonomous vehicles, and large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.

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VIRSEC ® SECURITY PLATFORM

whitePaper | December 10, 2019

Advanced application attacks that weaponize at runtime (WRT) are increasingly putting businesses at risk. These attacks challenge application security by leveraging fileless malware, memory corruption and uncommon vulnerabilities to evade traditional security solutions. WRTs manipulate legitimate processes and enable stealthy execution of malicious code, resulting in data breaches, damaged infrastructure, and financial losses.

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Content is everything the business creates in order to communicate. In today’s world, the way we communicate is the only thing that separates us from the next: The next click, the next competitor, the next answer. TCA – The Content Advisory is a consulting and training company; blending the art and science of intelligent content to help today’s modern business communication’s strategy.

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