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Datto names Tim Weller as new CEO

Weller served as interim CEO since October following the resignation of Austin McChord, the company's founder.

Save the Children defrauded of $1M in cyber scam

The Fairfield-based nonprofit's insurance coverage allowed it recoup all but $112,000 of the stolen money.

Owl Cyber Defense relocates HQ from Ridgefield to Danbury

The company, which specializes in data diode network cybersecurity products, said its new headquarters features advanced development labs and secure facilities for government projects.

After run of acquisitions, People’s United focuses on organic growth, tech

Looking ahead, bank President Jeff Tengel reiterated that technology remains a key challenge, both for People’s and the banking industry in general.

Xerox receives patent for blockchain-based data revision system

Xerox stated the technology will "allow record owners to recover work that may have been altered or destroyed from more traditional control systems."

Datto report details spike in ransomware attacks

Datto found 85 percent of ransomware victims had antivirus software installed and 65 percent had email/spam filters installed.

David DeMilia: Cybersecurity protections for banking and finances

To be most effective, financial cybersecurity – that is, the protection of money accounts against digital invaders – requires a multipronged approach.

Marist College opens cybersecurity operations center for new program

The center, which opened Sept. 28 and is in the Hancock Center building, features a number of IBM’s cybersecurity technologies.

Norwalk cybersecurity firm TruOps gets funding for expansion, jobs

The funding comes from Austin, Texas-based Petros Connecticut Fund I, an $18 million investment fund focused on supporting the growth of Connecticut businesses.

CT ramping up cybersecurity efforts ahead of election – but will...

“Connecticut is really in very good shape” when it comes to averting cyberattacks, according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill. However, she added, "There’s no such thing as an utterly safe system."

State cybersecurity report finds utility efforts adequate, but continued diligence needed

“Cybersecurity threats continue to grow across the United States, for everyone," noted Gov. Dannel Malloy.

SHU to offer undergraduate degree program in cybersecurity

“The program will focus on hands-on learning, with the help of traditional, lecture-based teaching,” said Sacred Heart University Assistant Professor Sajal Bhatia.

Michele Braun: Cybersecurity – passwords, authentication and authorization

In June 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which creates widely used standards, updated its “Digital Identity Guidelines,” with special attention to usability.

As cyberthreats grow, so does Norwalk’s Apex Technology Services

“In our experience, many businesses are woefully unprepared for attacks,” said Larry Szebeni, founding partner and COO. “They are hoping for the best.”

Connecticut introduces cybersecurity action plan

Among other things, the plan aims to provide more extensive security in state government agencies, the General Assembly, and the judicial branch.