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    • Why time matters when dealing with cyber threats 17 Nov 2018 21:26 Digital Journal IT professionals are engaged in a continuous arms race with threat actors. In relation to vulnerabilities, this arms race is between attackers' access to exploits and defenders' ability to assess, remediate and mitigate them. According to a new …
    • DOD teams with DHS for critical infrastructure protection 17 Nov 2018 09:15 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity DOD teams with DHS for critical infrastructure protection By Lauren C. Williams Nov 16, 2018 The Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security are teaming up to protect critical infrastructure through information-sharing efforts with the …
    • US Bulking Up Cyber Defense for Critical Infrastructure 17 Nov 2018 04:18 Voice of America WASHINGTON —  The United States is moving ahead with efforts to harden its critical infrastructure against cyberattacks by foreign countries and criminal actors. President Donald Trump Friday signed legislation creating the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure …
    • U.S. sees sanctions reducing Iran funds to Hizbullah, Hamas 16 Nov 2018 22:12 World Tribune by WorldTribune Staff, November 16, 2018 The Trump administration’s re-imposition of sanctions on Iran will go a long way toward choking off the Islamic Republic’s financial support for its terror proxies Hizbullah and Hamas, Washington’s special envoy to …
    • Protecting SMBs that turn a blind eye to cyber threat 16 Nov 2018 21:31 SiliconANGLE As data dictates an increasing number of business imperatives, threats to digital security have an even greater potential to debilitate companies and harm the customers and employees sharing their sensitive information. High-profile attacks against …
    • Cyber Security Month Celebration in Perspective 16 Nov 2018 21:24 Joy FM As part of Government of Ghana's initiative to maintain the security of Ghana’s critical infrastructure, internet services and the entire digital ecosystem, Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Monday 1st October, 2018, launched the National Cyber …
    • ‘We’ll empower police to fight cyber crime’ – Nana Addo 16 Nov 2018 20:06 Ghana MMA General News of Friday, 16 November 2018 Source: citifmonline.com 2018-11-16 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Ghana is in the process of developing a comprehensive plan to address issues of cyber security; President Akufo Addo has said. The move …
    • U.S. Envoy: Iran Sanctions Help Cut Funding Streams to Hamas and Hizbullah 16 Nov 2018 20:03 Daily Alert Share on facebook Share on twitter After having imposed sanctions on Iran, the US is poised to choke off Iran’s financial support for terrorist groups in the region, Brian Hook, Washington’s special envoy on Iran, said on Thursday. Before meeting with …
    • EU to drill tackling hybrid threats in parallel with NATO - source 16 Nov 2018 19:09 Interfax November 16, 2018 21:33 BRUSSELS. Nov 16 (Interfax) - The European Union and NATO have joint commitments, including thwarting hybrid and cyber threats, a high-ranking EU official said. The second parallel drill, which will be held with the EU's command …
    • Blackberry snaps up cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4bn 16 Nov 2018 18:56 USA Business Review BlackBerry has made the biggest acquisition in the company’s history, spending US$1.4bn to acquire cybersecurity firm Cylance.  BlackBerry used to be better-known for its mobile devices, selling almost 52mn devices in 2011, according to Gartner Since then, …
    • Proposal for all-powerful cyber agency alarms businesses 16 Nov 2018 16:31 The Borneo Post A proposed cybersecurity law in Thailand would give a new government agency sweeping powers to spy on internet traffic, order the removal of content, or even seize computers without judicial oversight, alarming businesses and activists. — AFP photo BANGKOK …
    • John Kerry: ‘People are going to die because of the decision Trump made’ 16 Nov 2018 16:31 The Guardian To look back at the moment John Kerry entered US public life, addressing the Senate foreign relations committee on 22 April 1971, is to be struck by many things. There are the famous words, of course: “How do you ask a man to be the last man to die in …
    • 6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019 16 Nov 2018 13:33 Information Week Look for new technologies to emerge - and for emerging technologies to become the norm - in the new year. Moshe Kranc, chief technology officer at Ness Digital Engineering, worked with his team to identify macro trends and specific technologies that will …
    • Collaboration key to driving cyber risk management 16 Nov 2018 13:09 Cisco In our increasingly digital world, technological innovation not only presents new opportunities, but also raises new risks and challenges that must be addressed by industry, buyers, users, and policymakers. The need for collaboration and cooperation is …
    • Pentagon, Homeland Security Helping Private Companies Defend Against Cyber Threats 16 Nov 2018 11:48 Roll Call The Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security reached an agreement in the weeks before the midterm elections to jointly defend the United States against strategic cyber threats, including offering assistance to private companies, top officials from …
    • Hillicon Valley: Facebook reeling after NYT report | Dems want DOJ probe | HQ2 brings new scrutiny on Amazon | Judge upholds Russian troll farm indictments | Cyber moonshot panel unveils recommendations 16 Nov 2018 06:18 Hill Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Welcome! Follow the cyber team, Olivia Beavers (@olivia_beavers) and Jacqueline Thomsen (@jacq_thomsen), …
    • Thai proposal for all-powerful cyber agency alarms businesses, activists 16 Nov 2018 06:04 Reuters BANGKOK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A proposed cybersecurity law in Thailand would give a new government agency sweeping powers to spy on internet traffic, order the removal of content, or even seize computers without judicial oversight, alarming businesses and …
    • China orders detailed user data to fight online mobilisation 16 Nov 2018 02:04 The Malaysian Star BEIJING: China’s cyber watchdog says it will require detailed logs on users from Internet firms as part of a new policy aimed at cracking down on dissenting opinion and online social movements. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said yesterday …
    • BrandPost: As Cyber Threats Grow, Cyber Vigilance is Mandatory 16 Nov 2018 01:11 csoonline.com In 1809, author Thomas Charlton penned the famous phrase that has been subsequently attributed to a wide variety of people, writing, “the price of liberty is eternal vigilance.” While he certainly could not have foreseen our day, that idea was never more …
    • Australia and NZ announce joint Pacific Cyber cooperation 16 Nov 2018 00:50 Scoop Australia and New Zealand announce joint Pacific Cyber cooperation New Zealand and Australian Ministers for Foreign Affairs announced today a joint commitment to partner with Pacific Island countries to enhance our collective cyber resilience. Australia …
    • ‘Vaporworms’ among new security threats in coming year: report 16 Nov 2018 00:08 iTWire The emergence of Vaporworms - a new breed of fileless malware with wormlike properties that allow it to self-propagate through vulnerable systems – global Internet disruption and rogue AI chatbots are among the security threats predicted to hit the world …
    • NFP Ventures Invests in Axio Global Inc., Cybersecurity... 16 Nov 2018 00:05 SF Gate Strategic partnership to strengthen NFP's cyber risk assessment and management services NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 15, 2018 NFP Ventures, the early-stage investment arm of NFP, today announced a minority investment in Axio Global Inc. (Axio), whose …
    • New degree makes cyber sense 15 Nov 2018 22:50 Mercury FURTHER cementing its reputation as a forward-thinking educator, Griffith University is set to be the first university in Queensland to offer a specialised postgraduate degree in cyber security. Kicking off in 2019, the Master of Cyber Security is a unique …
    • Congress Passes Bill to Create New Federal Cybersecurity Agency 15 Nov 2018 22:36 Information Week Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act now headed to President Trump for signing into law. A bill that seeks to reorganize the US Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) into a new …
    • Congress Passes Bill for New Federal Cybersecurity Agency 15 Nov 2018 22:19 Information Week Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act now headed to President Trump for signing into law. A bill that seeks to reorganize the US Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) into a new …
    • DOD, DHS report advancing cyber cooperation 15 Nov 2018 20:25 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity DOD, DHS report advancing cyber cooperation By Lauren C. Williams Nov 15, 2018 The Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security are teaming up to protect critical infrastructure through information-sharing efforts with the private sector …
    • Defending the cloud connection 15 Nov 2018 16:21 Cisco It is not often that IT gets to steal a lead on cyber threats. Most often, hackers rule the game. New threats turn up and new shields are put in place to block them. But when it comes to IT's latest trick, the shields are being put in place before the …
    • Save 80% On The CompTIA Cyber Security Expert Bundle ($59) 15 Nov 2018 15:03 PC World Cybercrime is a problem that likely isn’t going to go away any time soon. That’s why companies are always searching for trained professionals that can mitigate the risk. If you're looking to lead the charge in the war against hackers, the CompTIA Cyber …
    • What to consider while buying a cyber insurance plan 15 Nov 2018 14:21 Economic Times Cyber fraud is on the rise and it has become all the more important to insure ourselves and our hard-earned money from scamsters. Most of us use personal email and carry out financial transactions not just from our personal computers and smartphones but …
    • Astana Club presents 2019 Global Risks rating 15 Nov 2018 14:11 Astana Times ASTANA – Astana Club International discussion platform held the first day of a Nov. 12-13 meeting presenting 2019 Global Risk rating for Eurasian region. The rating distinguishes ten major risks for the region that need to be addressed for the Eurasian …
    • U.S. envoy: Iran sanctions help to cut fund streams to Hamas and Hezbollah 15 Nov 2018 13:37 Jerusalem Post Share on facebook Share on twitter Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US envoy Brian Hook and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. (photo credit: AMOS BEN-GERSHOM/GPO) After having imposed sanctions Iran, the US is poised to choke off Iran …
    • Mary Cranston and Sohaib Abbasi Appointed to McAfee Board 15 Nov 2018 13:05 Odessa American SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2018--McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced that Mary Cranston, retired senior partner of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and board member of Visa Inc., and Sohaib Abbasi, former …
    • UAE Banks Federation Official Supporter of International Fraud Awareness Week 2018 15 Nov 2018 12:48 Al Bawaba UBF has partnered with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Highlighting its commitment to the global fight against fraud, UAE Banks Federation (UBF) has joined companies and organizations across the world to help educate banking …
    • Microsoft and Glasswall Collaborate on Azure and O365 15 Nov 2018 11:51 Odessa American LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2018--Microsoft and Glasswall Solutions today announced that Glasswall has earned Co-Sell Ready status through the Microsoft One Commercial Partner Program. Glasswall, seen as the world leader in file remediation and …
    • Aviation sector, supply chain industry could witness cyber attacks in 2019 15 Nov 2018 10:55 The Hindu Business Line With more and more organisations embracing technology, cyber criminals may focus on the opportunities to break into cloud infrastructure. “We expect 2019 to arrive with ample new and existing challenges for Indian enterprises, from misuse of the social …
    • Integrate and consolidate your threat intelligence 15 Nov 2018 10:50 ITWeb Rene Bosman, Manager, Infoblox Africa. Ineffective threat intelligence management leads to poor incident response and can even slow remediation. Rene Bosman, manager at Infoblox Africa, says: "Security teams rely on threat intelligence as part of a …
    • China steps up online crackdown, seeks detailed user data 15 Nov 2018 10:48 Al Jazeera China's cyber watchdog said on Thursday it will require internet firms to provide detailed logs on users as part of a new policy designed to curb dissent and online social movements. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said as of November 30 …
    • Cyber attacks on power and utility supplies are a genuine threat say industry CEOs 15 Nov 2018 10:47 Continuity Central Details Published: Thursday, 15 November 2018 08:18 Nearly half of power and utility CEOs are concerned cyber attacks are imminent, according to results released from KPMG’s 2018 Global CEO Study. The survey also found that 58 percent of CEOs feel prepared …
    • Ten cyber security predictions for 2019 15 Nov 2018 10:47 Continuity Central Details Published: Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:25 It’s the time of year where we start looking ahead to the New Year and the possible changes that may occur in the threat landscape. In this article, Ian Kilpatrick makes ten predictions for changes that …
    • Rostelecom introduces new cyber-security platform 15 Nov 2018 07:37 Telecompaper Russian national operator Rostelecom said it has designed a cyber-security platform that will initially unite three services. The number is set to double by the end of next year. The platform, based on SD-WAN, provides network security services and helps …
    • Microsoft, Google back Paris cyber pledge on chips, hacks 15 Nov 2018 07:27 Indian Express By: Bloomberg | Published: November 14, 2018 7:41:14 pm Microsoft spotted cyber-assault attempts on all major candidates during the French elections last year. (Image: Bloomberg) Microsoft Corp, Google and Samsung Electronics Co are backing a cybersecurity …
    • Cyber Insurance 15 Nov 2018 07:18 The Economic Times Cyber fraud is on the rise and it has become all the more important to insure ourselves and our hard-earned money from scamsters. Most of us use personal email and carry out financial transactions not just from our personal computers and smartphones but …
    • Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019 revealed: Cyber experts 15 Nov 2018 05:07 AME Info November 14, 2018 8:00 am Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today launched its 2019 Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions Report, with security specialists, behavioral intelligence researchers and data scientists providing guidance on the sophisticated …
    • FIA asks banks to upgrade cyber security system 15 Nov 2018 04:46 The Dawn ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has asked banks to upgrade their cyber security wings as per international standards to protect their system from further attacks by the hackers who recently stole huge sums from accounts. In a series of …
    • Over 90% of Ugandans are cyber insecure – Experts 14 Nov 2018 21:39 Independent Karuhanga (fourth from left) with participants at the Minet-organised cyber security meeting in Kampala. Photo via URNKampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cybersecurity experts say over 90 percent of Ugandans, firms, organisations and government agencies …
    • WV Coding & Cyber Summit Set for Thursday in Charleston 14 Nov 2018 19:29 West Virginia Executive Featuring presenters from global technology giants like Intuit, IBM, McAfee, and Northrop Grumman, along with cyber experts from the FBI, U.S. Department of Energy, the Center for Internet Security and more, the West Virginia Cyber & Coding Summit will …
    • Learning to Attack the Cyber Attackers Can’t Happen Fast Enough 14 Nov 2018 17:18 The New York Times PITTSBURGH — In a technology lab full of graduate students huddled over laptops, Prof. Marios Savvides flipped through photos on a computer screen searching for one full of people whose faces were barely recognizable to the human eye. “How about a riot?” …
    • Hillicon Valley: Trump eyes staff shake-up | Amazon taps NYC, Northern Virginia for new offices | What it will mean for DC | Tech firms buck Trump on cyber pact | Defense official warns against hacking back 14 Nov 2018 14:03 Hill Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Welcome! Follow the cyber team, Olivia Beavers (@olivia_beavers) and Jacqueline Thomsen (@jacq_thomsen), …
    • Geopolitical rivalry, terrorism among threats facing Eurasia, Nazarbayev tells Astana Club 14 Nov 2018 13:23 Astana Times ASTANA – Astana Club, a platform to debate public issues based on Chatham House rules, kicked off its fourth annual meeting Nov. 12. The meeting focused on challenges facing the Eurasian region and the building of Eurasian strategic architecture. The …
    • DOD CIO lags in implementing cyber law 14 Nov 2018 10:32 Federal Computer Week Defense DOD CIO lags in implementing cyber law By Adam Mazmanian Nov 13, 2018 Congress passed landmark cybersecurity legislation in late 2015, but the Pentagon hasn't done much to put the law in play, according to a watchdog report. The Cybersecurity …
    • The potential human cost of cyber operations: Starting the conversation 14 Nov 2018 10:29 Relief Web Laurent Gisel & Lukasz Olejnik Cyber attacks, defence and security are increasingly high on the agenda of technology and policy discussions. Indeed, cyber threats evolve rapidly and concerns are mounting over the use of hostile cyber operations and the …
    • Malta’s cyber defences - Martin Scicluna 14 Nov 2018 09:48 Times A month ago, I wrote a column in which I highlighted the significant increase in the scale and severity of malicious cyberattacks globally from criminals, hackers and foreign intelligence services. I said that the threats to cyber security were organised …
    • Industrial Cyber Security Market 2018 Global Size, Historical Analysis, Recent Trends, Opportunity Assessment, Future Scope and Potential of Industry by 2023 13 Nov 2018 16:26 Tradingcharts.com Nov 13, 2018 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Market Highlights: The Industrial Cyber Security market is projected to reach approximately 24.41 USD billion with 10.97% CAGR during the forecasted period of 2017– 2023. Industrial cyber security solutions …
    • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority releases cyber resilience standard 13 Nov 2018 10:34 Continuity Central Details Published: Tuesday, 13 November 2018 09:45 APRA, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, has released the final version of its new Prudential Standard CPS 234, which is focused on resilience against information security incidents. CPS 234 …
    • WEF: Energy price instability, unemployment, biggest threats in MENA 13 Nov 2018 10:00 AME Info November 13, 2018 1:47 pm There are significant differences in risk perceptions across the eight regions covered in the World Economic Forum’s Regional Risks for Doing Business report. Over 12,000 executives highlighted concerns ranging from economic to …
    • Forcepoint reveals cyber security predictions for 2019: trusted interactions critical to … 13 Nov 2018 09:05 News Global cyber security leader Forcepoint today launched its 2019 Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions Report, with security specialists, behavioural intelligence researchers and data scientists providing guidance on the sophisticated threats facing …
    • Microsoft, Google back Paris cyber pledge on components, hacks 13 Nov 2018 07:41 The Malaysian Star Microsoft Corp, Google and Samsung Electronics Co are backing a cybersecurity pledge coming out of Paris that promises to unite tech giants and governments in battling election tampering, compromised electronic components and software hacks.  Hundreds of …
    • XM Cyber raises $22 million to automate cybersecurity 13 Nov 2018 06:30 VentureBeat There’s a reason that by 2021, the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide is expected to reach 3.5 million. An estimated 230,000 new forms of malware are launched every day. The average cost of a data breach in 2020 will exceed $150 million. And …
    • Why Marketing Teams Are a Cyber-Target 13 Nov 2018 06:03 EContent Magazine When we think of cyberattack victims, we generally think of large banks, electrical grids, military contractors and government departments. Marketing teams might not see themselves as targets, but together, with other professional services companies, such …
    • Iranian hackers suspected in cyber attack on Perth-based Navy shipbuilder Austal 13 Nov 2018 00:12 ABC.net.au Updated November 13, 2018 09:01:26 Iranian hackers are believed to be responsible for a cyber security breach and extortion attempt on Australia's biggest defence exporter. Key points: Ship designs were accessed in the cyber attack on Austal Not known …
    • Cyber-attacks and weak government among biggest risks to firms: WEF 12 Nov 2018 23:49 CNBC Cyber security, energy price shocks and failure of national governance are among the biggest threats to business in 2018, according to research published Monday. The World Economic Forum (WEF) spoke to more than 12,000 executives around the world about …
    • Iranian criminals suspected in Navy shipbuilder cyber attack and extortion attempt 12 Nov 2018 21:18 Radio Australia Updated November 13, 2018 07:47:50 Iranian hackers are believed to be responsible for a cyber security breach and extortion attempt on Australia's biggest defence exporter. Key points: Ship designs were accessed in the cyber attack on Austal Not known …
    • Iranian hackers suspected in Navy shipbuilder cyber attack and extortion attempt 12 Nov 2018 19:17 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted November 13, 2018 05:44:15 Iranian hackers are believed to be responsible for a cyber security breach and extortion attempt on Australia's biggest defence exporter. Key points: Ship designs were accessed in the cyber attack on Austal Not known …
    • Cyber attack named "most dangerous risk" for UK businesses 12 Nov 2018 16:57 Insurance Times The threat of a cyber attack has been identified as the “most dangerous” risk by UK business leaders. This is according to a new study “Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018” by the World Economic Forum (WEF) which looked at perspectives on the impact of …
    • 'Daily' cyber attacks to steal residents' data from councils 12 Nov 2018 15:46 Birmingham Mail Cyber attacks are happening on a ‘daily basis’, according to local authority officers who are now leading a region wide drive to protect computer systems. Sandwell Council is taking the lead role in a joint effort to improve security across the West …
    • Cyber security for energy infrastructure: Tightening IoT security with software 12 Nov 2018 09:46 Process & Control Today Power grids are fast becoming digital jungles. Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, smart meters and integrated cloud services are bringing new considerations for organisations in relation to hackers, cyber security and data protection. Here, Martyn Williams, …
    • TCS Partners with ENGIE Laborelec to Protect Critical Infrastructures against Cyber Attacks 12 Nov 2018 08:41 Equity Bulls Tata Consultancy Services (TCS}, a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, has announced a new partnership with ENGlE Laborelec, a leading utilities research center, and part of the ENGlE Group. The partnership will …
    • Hyundai Heavy receives US cyber security certificate for tanker 12 Nov 2018 04:46 Korea Herald Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world's largest shipbuilder by sales, said Monday that it has received a cyber security certificate from the American Bureau of Shipping for an oil carrier. It marked the first time in the world that Hyundai Heavy …
    • Where does Pakistan stand in terms of cyber security? 12 Nov 2018 03:04 The Dawn Composition by Soonhal Khan THERE was a cyber attack on BankIslami last week that cost them Rs2.6 million. While the amount was rather modest, the incident rang alarm bells regarding information security measures within the financial sector, exposing …
    • RapidFire Tools Adds Breach Detection to Cyber Hawk Internal Security Solution 12 Nov 2018 02:16 ChannelPro-SMB RapidFire Tools has added breach detection capabilities to its Cyber Hawk internal security scanning and reporting solution. The new feature, which is based on technology licensed from an unspecified third-party security vendor, searches for advanced …
    • Porn, threats and cyber attacks: Kiwi victim to give evidence in Denmark court 11 Nov 2018 15:58 New Zealand Herald A teenage victim at the centre of one of New Zealand's most aggressive cyber attacks will fly to Denmark to give evidence against the man who allegedly tried to exploit her. The man's trial comes more than three years after he allegedly hacked …
    • New York is one of the safest cities in the world because of ‘cyber sleuths’ 11 Nov 2018 01:46 Charleston Daily Mail Revealed: New York is one of the safest cities in the world because of ‘cyber sleuths’ who are scouring the internet for potential threats New York police use a 'cyber sleuth' who scours the web for escalating threats  Michael Perry, a 38-year-old …
    • Sanef condemns Tito Mboweni’s ‘threats of war’ against editors 10 Nov 2018 19:13 News Sanef condemns Tito Mboweni’s ‘threats of war’ against editors The minister posted a range of tweets reprimanding the media. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni briefs the media ahead of the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement on 24 October 2018. Picture: Cindy …
    • How much cyper threats could cost the insurance? 10 Nov 2018 11:59 Middle East Business Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments  How much cyper threats could cost the insurance ? Many UAE companies remain critically vulnerable to cyber-attacks because of a failure to maintain basic cyber-hygiene practices, according to Alexander Blom, Head of …
    • Commentary: As digital threats multiply, will cyber insurance take off? 10 Nov 2018 07:43 Channel News Asia NORTH CAROLINA: Cyberattacks cost the world more than natural disasters – US$3 trillion in 2015, a price that may climb to US$6 trillion annually by 2021 if present trends continue.  But most people – and even most businesses – don’t have insurance to …
    • Over a third of Uzbek internet users fall victim to cyber attacks 10 Nov 2018 07:03 Trend.az Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 10 Trend: During the first 10 months of 2018, 36.9 percent of Uzbekistan's internet users were attacked on the internet, Uzbek media reported. With the given indicator, Uzbekistan ranks 27th in the world. As for local threats - …
    • U.S., Russia jockey to shape new global cyber norms 09 Nov 2018 20:27 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity U.S., Russia jockey to shape new global cyber norms By Derek B. Johnson Nov 09, 2018 The United States and Russia are competing to steer a process to develop international cyber norms at the United Nations. On Nov. 8, the UN’s Committee on …
    • Straightforward measures to prevent cyber attacks on shipping 09 Nov 2018 17:48 Journal of Commerce Connectivity is changing the world, and that includes the shipping industry, and it offers numerous benefits. However, this connectedness makes it more vulnerable to cyber threats, but there are straightforward measures that can ensure the security of our …
    • How can organisations minimise cyber security threats? 09 Nov 2018 12:39 The Dawn Among the wonders of the digital era, the most empowering is the ability to access a global client base and conduct business from virtually anywhere in the world. From established organisations to individuals with minimal resources to pretty much anyone – …
    • Makwetu briefs Parly on death threats, intimidation on auditors 09 Nov 2018 11:08 News Makwetu briefs Parly on death threats, intimidation on auditors Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu says one incident that shocked him was the attack on one of his employees at the Emfuleni Local Municipality in Gauteng. FILE: Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu. …
    • Preventive measures organisations should follow to minimise cyber security threats 09 Nov 2018 06:53 The Dawn Updated November 09, 2018 The number of mental health patients registered at Pims is staggering: about 39,000 in 2017. November 09, 2018 THE Punjab chief secretary has reminded 54 government officers to return money paid to them in addition to what was... …
    • Symantec: ‘Gallmaker’ Cyber Attack Group Uses ‘Living off the Land’ Tactics to Avoid Detection 09 Nov 2018 06:24 ExecutiveBiz Symantec has identified a new cyber espionage group dubbed Gallmaker that launches attacks on some government, defense and military organizations in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The company said Thursday the Gallmaker group uses publicly available …
    • Synack Empowers America’s Veterans as Cyber Warriors -... 08 Nov 2018 23:03 SF Gate Synack launches the Synack Veterans Cyber Program to connect US veterans to opportunities on a “cyber battlefield,” making Synack the first crowdsourced security platform to launch a formal program for American veterans. REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (PRWEB) …
    • NSA official: China violating agreement on cyber economic espionage 08 Nov 2018 22:25 Hill Senior National Security Agency official Rob Joyce said Thursday that he believes China is violating a 2015 agreement with the U.S. to end cyber economic espionage. Then-President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached a deal at the time to stop …
    • Why cyber criminals may be targetting this Canadian bank 08 Nov 2018 22:21 Canadianunderwriter TORONTO – The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is one of the most commonly targeted brands used by cyberthieves in phishing attacks across North America, with a more than 600 per cent surge in fake email attempts in the third quarter, according to …
    • ISACA Partners with National Threatcasting Initiative and Releases its First Threatcasting Labs to Tackle IoT, AI and Home Automation Security Threats 08 Nov 2018 15:41 Tucson.com Collaboration with Arizona State University’s Threatcasting Lab and Partners Such as Army Cyber Institute Help to Model Threats and Design SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s impossible to predict the future with absolute certainty. However, ISACA, …
    • Frost & Sullivan: Military Tech Security Efforts to Drive DoD Cyber Market Growth 08 Nov 2018 15:09 ExecutiveBiz Brad Curran, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, has projected that the market for Defense Department cybersecurity products will reach $4.3B by 2023 as he expects DoD to significantly invest in platforms that can help secure military systems, National …
    • Cyber Insight 2018: the complexity and future of cyber within SMEs with Graham Whyatt 08 Nov 2018 11:06 Insurance Times What is stopping cyber insurance from becoming a must-have product in the SME market? I don’t think it is one specific thing that you can pinpoint but I would say, the main is probably education. SMEs still don’t necessary believe they are going to be …
    • Zeeshan, Kiyani case: Wife blames ex-husband for London arson attack, cyber crimes 08 Nov 2018 06:57 The News International Zeeshan, Kiyani case: Wife blames ex-husband for London arson attack, cyber crimes LONDON: The Scotland Yard is investigating arson attack on the home of a Pakistani educationist who is involved in a bitter civil dispute with her former husband and father …
    • Army Researcher Minimizes the Impact of Cyber-Attacks in Cloud Computing 08 Nov 2018 02:56 R&D Magazine Through a collaborative research effort, an Army researcher has made a novel contribution to cloud security and the management of cyberspace risks. According to U.S. Army Research Laboratory electronics engineer Dr. Charles Kamhoua, technology has been the …
    • Instead of Kicking Them Out, New System Tricks Cyber Attackers into Sharing Their Secrets 08 Nov 2018 02:54 R&D Magazine Rather than just booting cyber threats from a network, a new cyber security system isolates the bad actors in a copy of the breached environment and then gathers as much information from them as possible, providing key insight to prevent future attacks. …
    • Banks are evolving to cyber security needs, says PBA 08 Nov 2018 02:45 The Dawn KARACHI: Pakistan Banks’ Association (PBA) has noted that the banks are continuously developing, strengthening and implementing risk-based controls in their environments to avoid exploitation of customers’ data. The association representing Pakistan’s …
    • Researchers Create Framework to Stop Cyber Attacks on Internet-Connected Cars 08 Nov 2018 02:37 R&D Magazine A new study by Maanak Gupta, doctoral candidate at The University of Texas at San Antonio, and Ravi Sandhu, Lutcher Brown Endowed Professor of computer science and founding executive director of the UTSA Institute for Cyber Security (ICS), examines the …
    • Microsoft boss warns terrorists and rogue states are winning the cyber wars against the West  08 Nov 2018 02:19 Charleston Daily Mail Cyberspace has become the new battlefield, a Microsoft boss warned last night. Terrorists and rogue states are using it to mount devastating attacks on civilians, Brad Smith said. He admitted tools created by technology firms were being turned into weapons …
    • Every Day Security Threats To Avoid Online 08 Nov 2018 01:47 Financial Gazette When it comes to online security, things can feel like a bit of a minefield. Developments in technology have seen the wider population’s preferences move from bulky desktop computers and landline telephones to tablets, smartphones and netbooks in the space …
    • US Cyber Command starts uploading foreign APT malware to VirusTotal 08 Nov 2018 01:07 PC Magazine On Monday, the Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF), a subordinate unit of US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), set in motion a new initiative through which the DOD would share malware samples it discovered on its networks with the broader cybersecurity community …
    • Digital peace in the age of cyber threats 07 Nov 2018 21:35 SmartPlanet.com Digital peace in the age of cyber threats 30:01 / November 7, 2018 Web Summit 2018: The world needs to apply the lessons learned from the conflicts of the 20th century to address the cyber attacks we face today. Microsoft's Brad Smith discusses the …
    • Ongoing failure to safeguard against cyber threats could cost UAE businesses millions 07 Nov 2018 20:46 Middle East Business Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments Ongoing failure to safeguard against cyber threats could cost UAE businesses millions, warns global insurer AIG Many UAE companies remain critically vulnerable to cyber-attacks because of a failure to maintain basic …
    • European Commission emphasises importance of working together to support cyber defence 07 Nov 2018 14:40 Computing.co.uk Union-wide cooperation is important to improve cyber security throughout Europe, the head of the European Commission's Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building unit said at the EEMA ISSE 2018 cyber security conference in Brussels this week. …
    • This is what the cyber security will look like once attackers weaponise AI 07 Nov 2018 14:40 Computing.co.uk Researchers from cyber defence company Darktrace have said that advances in artificial intelligence will make it increasingly difficult to tell whether an attack is carried out by a human or a machine. "We expect AI-driven malware to start mimicking …

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