Tag: HACK

Global Cyber Attacks: Severity, Growth, and a Call for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity companies are the premier solution for cybersecurity threats that continue to grow in number and monetary severity. The workforce available today is not sufficiently trained for companies to hire security experts in-house, causing them to turn to leading cybersecurity providers as a solution to the ever-growing problem. These cybersecurity companies, available through HACK (NYSE… Read more »

Blockchain, NFTs, Cryptocurrency and the Metaverse

The Real Investment Opportunity Behind Blockchain, NFTs, Cryptocurrency and the Metaverse Thesis: Cyber security, mobile payments, video game technology, and global cloud computing will all be part of tomorrow’s global infrastructure and stand to benefit and outpace other market segments as adoption of Web3 technologies continues to grow. The opportunity is not blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFT’s… Read more »

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: The Time for Cyber Security is Now

As tensions soar amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict, many experts consider the threat of cyber attacks to be imminent. Cyber attacks on businesses and government agencies have noticeably climbed following Russia’s invasion. Critical infrastructure such as financial institutions, governments, and utilities are all potential targets, and spillover attacks against non-primary targets are expected to become increasingly… Read more »

A New Age for Cybersecurity

Large scale cyber-attacks (Equifax, Sony, Target, etc.) continue to represent one of the most significant threats to our society. The recent cyber-attacks on both SolarWinds and Microsoft illustrate how widespread the potential damage can be to both government and enterprise entities. Wedbush Technology Analyst, Dan Ives, who covers several companies found in the portfolio of… Read more »

2020 Cyber Security Recap

HACK: +40.83%* in 2020 Although cyber security headlines were probably not top of mind for all given 2020’s news cycle, this did not slow down bad actors who use cyber security, or lack thereof, to effect and infect the world around them. Highly visible Twitter accounts were targeted to push a Bitcoin agenda, Marriott was hacked… Read more »

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: 2/2/21

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: Vol. 01 | 2/2/21 Top 2020 performers and a “Cinderella Story” to start off the new year. #3: Israeli Tech ITEQ: +59.93%* in 2020 Clean Energy and Internet Software stocks were the two biggest drivers of ITEQ®‘s index. Mix in a new outlook on politics with “The Abraham Accords” in the… Read more »

Index Provider Postpones Rebalance: IPAY, HACK, SILJ, GAMR

ETFMG Prime Mobile Payments ETF (IPAY) ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK) ETFMG Prime Junior Silver Miners ETF (SILJ) ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR) (Each a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”) Important Information Regarding each Fund’s March 2020 Rebalance The index provider for each Fund’s underlying index (each an “Underlying Index”), identified below, has announced… Read more »

Is AI a Double-Edged Sword for Cyber Security?

Could AI, or artificial intelligence, be a double-edged sword in regard to cyber security? Also called “machine learning,” AI can be used to learn, hack, and adapt better and faster than any other tools that are currently available to hackers. On the flip side, the good guys can also use AI to predict threats, analyze,… Read more »

Wars Aren’t Only Fought on the Ground

If you have been watching the news recently, you probably are well aware about the conflict in Iran. This is a good reminder for both government agencies and companies. Why? Well, it’s not about war in the traditional sense. Instead, it’s war with hackers, cybercriminals and webmobs. CISA, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, recently… Read more »

2020 Predictions on Data Theft

2018 was a year with record-setting numbers in regard to data breaches and the exposure of consumer records. By mid-2019, numbers were on track to beat that. So, where does this lead us as we approach 2020? It’s not good. The truth is, data breaches are going to happen. So, it’s important to familiarize ourselves… Read more »