Yearly Archives: 2016

What fake news means for IT—and how IT security can help fight it

“I would argue that fake news has had less of an impact on the security industry than society as a whole,” says John Dickson, principal of Denim Group. “Most security folks are skeptical bunch. They are always on watch for inbound phishing and social engineering campaigns, and thus are probably bigger doubters than the average reader.

Don’t get cyber-Scrooged! Tips for safe online shopping

Improvements in credit card fraud detection have pushed hackers to focus on stealing legitimate login credentials, so adding an extra layer of protection to these accounts is a must, says John Dickson with the cybersecurity firm Denim Group.

The Danger of Miscommunication Between Security and DevOps

In his latest article for SecurityWeek, Denim Group CTO Dan Cornell details how miscommunications between security and DevOps teams can put organizations at risk and why security teams must be able to communicate where application security fits into the spectrum of risks that affect a business.

Yahoo Hack Shows Data as Tool of Information Warfare

“The ability to create a searchable database with these tidbits of data such as birth dates and phone numbers makes it enormously valuable to hackers seeking to make a profit, or for industrial or state espionage.” Denim Group Principal John Dickson comments on the news of Yahoo’s recent breach.

The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.2.16

Denim Group Principal John Dickson joins The CyberWire Daily Podcast to discuss what to expect for cybersecurity policy from the coming Trump presidency.

Exploring IoT, Botnets, and Why the Government Needs to Update Its IT, With Congressman Will Hurd

San Antonio has become Cyber City, U.S.A. with innovative companies like Rackspace, Denim Group and Codeup helping to develop an environment of innovation and development. With the 24th and 25th Air Forces at Joint Base San Antonio and NSA Texas just down the road, there are more cyber professionals in San Antonio than in any […]