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10440901073?profile=RESIZE_400xThe financial sector is a prime target for criminal cartels and nation-state actors. Criminals seek a lucrative market, and nation-states treat profit as a form of sanctions-busting. The high volume of Russian-speaking gangs and the current sanctions against the Russian state makes Russia a major threat to financial institutions today.

The reason that financial institutions are under constant attack is simple: that’s where the money is today.  This is no different than the statement made by the

9913326092?profile=RESIZE_400xWe talk about them all of the time, we sell access via APIs, we use them constantly, but how many readers can explain them?   Let’s revisit our college days without the bell-bottomed jeans and mullet haircuts.

Computer Science 101:   API is the acronym for Application Programming Interface, which is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other.  This is elementary to data communications.  Every time you use an app like Facebook, send an instant message, or check the

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8741232478?profile=RESIZE_400xMany countries are investing seriously in their 5G network, especially in Asia – China leading the way.  But beware: more connectivity through 5G networks also comes with increased cybersecurity threats.  As new technology links both the physical (OT) and virtual world (IT), 5G security risks will have wide security impacts.   To overcome these security challenges, researchers need to build security regimes that protect not only 5G infrastructure and services, but the applications and IoT device