Dark Shadows

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Ricardo Swire

 

The Dark Net, also known as the world-wide-web’s black market, has allowed transnational drug trafficking networks to be more far reaching. Global purchasers access drugs easily and anonymously, which qualify this medium as the “uptick” of modern drugs trafficking. Continue reading “Dark Shadows”

Invisible Vulnerability Exposé

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Ricardo Swire

On Friday May 12, 2017 cyber-criminals issued a worldwide attention grabbing reminder of internal security’s invisible vulnerability. Hackers known as “The Shadow Brokers” used stolen US National Security Agency (NSA) “cyber-weapons” to launch the “Perfect Storm” in computer environments. Kaspersky Lab, the Russian security company that tracked damages, noted seventy-four countries across Asia and Europe impacted.

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Act or be Hacked: A Leading Expert’s Proactive Strategies to Prevent Cyberattacks

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Cynthia M. Lardner

Cyber Security is always too much – too much money and too much time – until it just isn’t enough. Consider Friday’s news where a ransomware infection infiltrated organizations in 99 countries, including China and Russia. This should be enough to garner everyone’s attention about implementing simple rules for managing personal and professional privacy.

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International authorities fight online child abuse

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Ricardo Swire

Caribbean internal security professionals are responsible for the protection of approximately forty million residents, among them a vulnerable and defenseless societal group. At the turn of the twenty-first century the sexual abuse of children and associated evils morphed to a globalized market that preys on developing nations. International statistics estimate child predators abused and forced more than nine million children into prostitution.

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