It only takes 6,000 smart phones to take down our Public Emergency Response System?

June 28, 2018 — by Carl Herberger1


There are fewer scenarios which illustrate an evildoer’s heart than those designed for mass carnage.

We are all familiar with the false alarm (human mistake) of the Public Emergency Broadcast system in Hawaii earlier this year, which wreaked havoc throughout the archipelago. However, do we realize how fragile our nation’s emergency communications are and how vulnerable it is to cyber-attacks?

Attack Types & VectorsSecurity

Cybersecurity in the Real World: 4 Examples of the Rise of Public Transportation Systems Threats

April 21, 2016 — by Carl Herberger2


Public Transportation is the lifeblood of any economy and the circulatory system of modern day societies.  From train, plane to automobile, the public transportation apparat is one of the core achievements in a highly functioning society.   It includes everything from the roads, shipping ports and airports which are funded and maintained by public investments to wholly run publicly available train and bus systems.

Attack Types & VectorsDDoSSecurity

At Risk for DDoS Outages? If You Answer Yes to the First Five Questions – WATCH OUT!

March 24, 2016 — by Carl Herberger2


We’ve all seen executives boast after a high profile cyberattack outage that they have done all that they can do when it comes to preventing DDoS attacks or other type of cyberattack outage. They suggest that these DDoS attacks are inevitable and outages, ergo, are inevitable. However, is this true?