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Owl Cyber Defense Acquires Cloud Cyber Security Company
Owl has acquired Big Bad Wolf Security, a firm specializing in cloud cyber security and extending cross domain solutions into the cloud Columbia, MD – August , 2023 – Owl Cyber Defense (“Owl”), the leading provider of hardware-enforced cyber security solutions for military, national security, intelligence and critical infrastructure organizations, today ...
Partnerships, Proactive Approach Needed to Close Port Cybersecurity Gaps
February 18, 2022
The current global backlog of container ships waiting to be unloaded showcases the criticality of large ports to world commerce and national economies. This logjam will eventually be broken and things will go back to a relative normal. But what if a port becomes a conduit to a far more serious threat? The safety and security of port operations is critical to both ...
Data Diodes Offer Practical Way To Improve Pipeline Cybersecurity
February 1, 2022
In response to the growing number of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure entities, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued security directives in May 2021 and July 2021 for critical pipeline owners and operators. The first directive requires owners and operators to report confirmed and potential cybersecurity incidents to the Cybersecurity and Infrast...
Defending Against Killware: The Cyber Threat with Physical Consequences
January 28, 2022
Even though data breaches, ransomware attacks and other cyber threats have become part of daily life, many organizations still get caught by surprise. Some, perhaps believing it won’t happen to them, still refuse to put money in the budget for cybersecurity. Others put their trust in outdated technology or rely on cybersecurity insurance policies to bail them out a...
Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2022
January 27, 2022
2021 was an interesting year for critical infrastructure cybersecurity, and not in a good way. Along with the headlines we expect to see every year–ransomware attacks, newly discovered software vulnerabilities–last year gave us an unprecedented look at the real-world consequences that can follow from an attack against critical systems. In 2022, the power indus...
Owl Cyber Defense to Highlight Aviation Cybersecurity Threats and Strategies at Dubai Air Show
November 11, 2021
Columbia, MD – November 11, 2021- Owl Cyber Defense, the leading provider of hardware-enforced security solutions for military, intelligence, and critical infrastructure organizations, will host a discussion at the upcoming Dubai Air Show to examine critical issues facing the aviation industry. The session, titled “Hardware-Based Cybersecurity for Airline and Por...
Why Data Diodes Bolster IoT Security With One-Way Traffic
September 29, 2021
Data diodes only allow data to flow in one direction, effectively shielding the sending devices from an outside attack. Like stern traffic cops, data diodes reinforce a one-way route for data traveling through a network, ensuring that the IoT devices behind the diodes won’t be compromised by malicious incoming traffic. Simple but elegant solutions, data diodes pr...
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