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  • BrandPost: Retail Resiliency: Securing and Enabling Innovation During Uncertain Times 30 Mar 2020 19:15 csoonline.com If there is one thing that I know, it’s that retail is resilient. Unlike any other industry, retail has continuously needed to adapt and transform to meet customer demands, remain competitive, or react to economic downturns caused by domestic and global …
  • Andrew Hallman, ODNI Principal Executive, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Cybersecurity, Developing Advanced Defense Guidelines 30 Mar 2020 18:15 ExecutiveBiz Andrew Hallman Executive Mosaic is honored to present Andrew Hallman, principal executive with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for developing new security initiatives and outlining how …
  • Ken McCallum: MI5 appoints officer who led Skripal poisoning investigation as new head 30 Mar 2020 17:12 Independent The senior MI5 officer who led the investigation into the poisoning of the Skripals and organised security for the London Olympics, has been appointed the new head of the service. Ken McCallum, who has been working for the Security Service for 25 years, …
  • Leonardo Dedicating Aircraft, Plants To Covid-19 Fight 30 Mar 2020 15:55 Aviation International News Leonardo is using fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to aid Italian authorities in the country’s ongoing struggle against Covid-19. Two C-27Js transport aircraft and one ATR 72 turboprop are supporting the Protezione Civile (Italy’s Civil Protection …
  • Britain's Spymaster: What Do We Know About MI5’s New Director General Ken McCallum 30 Mar 2020 15:38 RIA Novosti UK 11:39 GMT 30.03.2020Get short URL Sir Andrew Parker, 58, is stepping down as head of MI5 - Britain’s internal intelligence service. Sir Andrew will be replaced by Ken McCallum, who led the Sergei Skripal inquiry. The UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, …
  • Cloud Security Market Size Worth $12.63 Billion By 2024 30 Mar 2020 15:36 SmallCap Network The global Cloud Security Market size is expected to reach USD 12.63 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., progressing at a CAGR of 13.9% during the forecast period. Growing number of targeted cyberattacks and increasing …
  • COVID-19 pandemic raises questions on preparedness for biological threats 30 Mar 2020 15:31 EurActiv As Europe is grappling to find a response to the coronavirus pandemic, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has criticised Europe’s lack of preparedness against biological threats. Speaking at a press briefing on Saturday (28 March), Borissov …
  • New MI5 head promises to focus on China and harness AI 30 Mar 2020 15:29 Observer MI5’s deputy head will take the top job at the spy agency next month promising a sharper focus on China and to work more closely with the private sector in harnessing artificial intelligence in tackling hostile state and terrorist activity. Ken McCallum, a …
  • We weren't ready for a pandemic — imagine a crippling cyberattack 30 Mar 2020 15:11 The Hill Amid the tumult surrounding the coronavirus, it is now crystal clear that an existential threat can engulf our entire nation with a speed and level of impact that we previously believed was impossible.  It does not matter that we are the United States of …
  • MI5: Ken McCallum appointed new boss 30 Mar 2020 15:09 BBC Image copyright MI5 Ken McCallum has been appointed the new director general of MI5, the security service has said. Mr McCallum led counter terrorism investigations during the London 2012 Olympic Games and MI5's response to the attempted assassination …
  • Trend Micro Partners with CyberX to Drive Saudi Arabia’s Cybersecurity Awareness 30 Mar 2020 12:07 Al Bawaba Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, announced today a partnership with CyberX, a government-backed initiative, to drive the Kingdom’s cybersecurity awareness. Showing the strong need for …
  • COVID-19 and cyber: Critical actions for employees and business to take now 30 Mar 2020 09:23 City A.M. What is city talk? Info Info. Latest Recent weeks have been challenging for us all on so many fronts. Most importantly businesses have had to prioritise the health of society whilst doing their very best to keep things on track. Each day has brought new …
  • Hard work was key to TechForce finding the path to cyber-success 30 Mar 2020 07:55 Press and Journal Each week, we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to Jai Aenugu, managing director of Aberdeen-based firm The TechForce How and why did you start in business? I always dreamt of having my own business and creating an impact on the wider …
  • Coronavirus online scams: How to protect your data and device 30 Mar 2020 02:43 Economic Times Last week, several homebound people received an attractive e-mail offer: free Netflix subscription for the entire lockdown period. All they had to do was click and fill the attached ‘survey’ and forward it to 10 Whatsapp users. Those who took up the offer …
  • DOMINIC LAWSON: Our paper tiger leaders will be back dealing with China when this is over 30 Mar 2020 01:08 Charleston Daily Mail The founder of the People’s Republic of China, Mao Zedong, invented a term for ‘reactionaries’ in the West who made threats against his regime. He called them ‘paper tigers’ — the ancient Chinese word is zhilaohu. What Mao (whose vast portrait still looms …
  • Cyber attackers taking aim at VPNs as more work from home: sec pro 29 Mar 2020 23:44 iTWire Cyber attackers are definitely going to be targeting VPNs as a means of accessing users' PCs during this period when the number who are working from home has risen exponentially, Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer of Attivo Networks which …
  • British PM under pressure to block deal with Huawei 29 Mar 2020 22:30 China News London [UK], Mar 29 (ANI): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a renewed pressure from his Cabinet Ministers to block the deal with the Chinese technology giant Huawei to build vast swathes of Britain's 5G network since Beijing falsely …
  • UK government issues 2020 Cyber Security Breaches Survey  29 Mar 2020 17:33 Digital Journal Cyber-threats are on the rise, according to the UK government. A new report findsthat nearly half of businesses, at 46 percent, in the UK faced cybersecurity breaches or attacks in the last 12 months. The 2020 Cyber Security Breaches Survey has released by …
  • Cyber chief's warning as hackers target PM's Covid fund 29 Mar 2020 17:18 Economic Times In a stern warning to Cyber Criminals, India’s National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC) in Prime Minister’s Office, Lt General Rajesh Pant has issued a cautioning statement to cyber criminals not to take advantage of the present COVID-19 crisis and …
  • Social disease: how fraudsters adapt old scams to exploit coronavirus 29 Mar 2020 09:25 News The email is immediately threatening. “I know every dirty little secret about your life,” it begins. “To prove my point, tell me, does [REDACTED] ring any bell to yοu? It was one οf your passwords.” The message goes on to inform recipients that the sender …
  • Taiwan is using a phone location ''electronic fence'' to help police track quarantined individuals 28 Mar 2020 18:16 Taipei News The government in Taiwan has rolled out an “electronic fence” to keep quarantined individuals in their homes. The “electronic fence” uses mobile phone data to notify police if the cell phones of any people under mandatory quarantine leave their home areas. …
  • Our actions will extend curfew or make total lockdown a must 28 Mar 2020 10:09 Standard Digital News A trader closes his shop in downtown Nairobi before a curfew which was ordered by President Uhuru Kenyatta to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease on March 27, 2020. [Reuters] Good morning all. If you are reading this, I guess you made it through …
  • Coronavirus: Why the pandemic is a hotbed for cyber attacks 28 Mar 2020 09:12 City A.M. On 14 March, computer systems at the University Hospital Brno in Czech Republic gradually began to fail. The hospital — the second largest in the country and home to one of its key coronavirus testing laboratories — had been hit by a cyber attack. Several …
  • Sanctions in a time of Pandemic 28 Mar 2020 08:33 The American Thinker The Islamic Republic of Iran is fighting the Wuhan virus with its usual obfuscation, lies, denials, and accusations. Calling the virus a concerted effort by the U.S. and Israel to infect Iran, the government has demanded an end to Western sanctions – and …
  • Cyber security risk increases amid ‘work from home’ trend 28 Mar 2020 07:26 Can India News New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) With companies across the globe turning to work from home, via the online medium amid the COVID-19 outbreak, threats to cyber security have increased. Deepak Bhawnani, CEO at Alea Consulting said: “Companies, large and small, …
  • Hillicon Valley: Malicious emails spike amid coronavirus | Real ID deadline delayed one year | Trump officials to limit Huawei's chip access 27 Mar 2020 22:07 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. If you don't already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK. Welcome! Follow our …
  • Q&A: A simplified way to protect endpoints  27 Mar 2020 21:01 Digital Journal Despite its importance, many enterprises are still lacking when it comes to endpoint management and security, often times due to the complexity of the solutions. Courtney Cohen explains more. The company WALLIX, who work with clients like McDonalds and …
  • Chronic global shortage of virus protective gear urgent threat - WHO 27 Mar 2020 20:14 Times The dire lack of protective gear for health workers is proving a threat to attempts to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organisation warned Friday. The WHO urged industrial powerhouse countries to ramp up production of personal protective …
  • EC-Council makes their Anti-Phishing Solution, OhPhish, Free for 30 days to Help Protect Teleworkers and Businesses 27 Mar 2020 19:24 24 7 Press Release Cybersecurity is more important than ever, especially now as workforces are suddenly working remote for the first time     ALBUQUERQUE, NM, March 27, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In response to the social distancing initiatives being taken around the …
  • Coronavirus cases top half a million, protective gear lacking - WHO 27 Mar 2020 19:01 Reuters GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - Coronavirus has infected more than half a million people and killed 20,000 worldwide, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, as he appealed again for protective gear for medical staff working to save …
  • Jim Brinker, Intel President and General Manager, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Emerging Technologies, Creating Valuable Partnerships 27 Mar 2020 17:55 ExecutiveBiz Jim Brinker Executive Mosaic is honored to present Jim Brinker, president and general manager of Intel, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for expanding the company’s information technology, cyber and artificial intelligence technology through …
  • Amid the pandemic, critical infrastructure remains vulnerable to cyberattack 27 Mar 2020 17:21 The Hill On Feb. 18, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an alert about a ransomware attack on a natural gas compression facility that resulted in the business shutting down for 2 days. The fact is …
  • Fancy Bear vs. the Russian government 27 Mar 2020 16:52 The Politico With help from Eric Geller and Laurens Cerulus Editor’s Note: Morning Cybersecurity is a free version of POLITICO Pro Cybersecurity’s morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the …
  • Technology companies tell DoD its new cyber standards are missing the mark 27 Mar 2020 14:36 WFED On the heels of the official launch of the Defense Department’s cybersecurity maturity model certification effort, six industry associations are warning that the without more clarity, the initiative could falter. The Alliance for Digital Innovation, BSA: …
  • Airport security market 2023 | Engineering Inc., OSI Systems, Smith Detection, L-3 Communications Holdings 27 Mar 2020 14:26 MarketWatch.com Mar 27, 2020 (Business Arrival via Comtex) -- The global airport security market is expected to witness a steady growth during the forecast period 2016 - 2023, reaching US$ 12.72 Bn by 2023. Browse the full Airport Security Market - Growth, Share, …
  • Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing: World Market Outlook to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 27 Mar 2020 14:16 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2020-- The "Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing Industry Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Big Data Analytics in …
  • Cyber Security for the Remote Workforce Webinar – Member Bonus (EST) 27 Mar 2020 14:12 Canadianunderwriter by Insurance Institute of Ontario April 03, 2020 LIVE on-line webinar, ON April 03, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Workers around the world are now working at home under new conditions. Clients, vendors and maybe even members of your own team are adjusting to …
  • DDoS attacks increased 180 percent in 2019 compared to 2018 27 Mar 2020 11:12 Continuity Central Details Published: Friday, 27 March 2020 09:46 Neustar, Inc., has announced that its Security Operations Center (SOC) saw a 168 percent increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in Q4 2019, compared with Q4 2018, and a 180 percent increase …
  • 2020 Cyber Security Breaches Survey results published by UK Government 27 Mar 2020 11:11 Continuity Central Details Published: Friday, 27 March 2020 09:14 The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has released the results of the annual survey of cyber security breaches across UK organizations. The Government surveyed UK businesses and charities …
  • INTELLIGENCE: Australia Won’t Name Names 27 Mar 2020 10:41 Strategy Page March 27, 2020: In February 2020 Australia was told that an unnamed foreign country had established an enormous intelligence operation there and that foreign intelligence activities in Australia had reached levels surpassing anything seen during the 1947- …
  • Developing the value of transatlantic defense industry cooperation 27 Mar 2020 10:15 EurActiv On 4 March 2020, Chris Lombardi, Vice President European Business Development at Raytheon, sat down at the German Marshall Fund’s conference in Brussels to discuss Raytheon’s contributions and commitment to ‘Developing the Value of Transatlantic Defence …
  • Hackers targeting employees who are working from home due to coronavirus 27 Mar 2020 08:02 WTVD Many of us are out of the office and now working remotely from home due to the coronavirus and cybersecurity experts say hackers are aware and are ready to trick you. Craig Petronella, an IT cyber security expert and CEO of Petronella Technology Groups …
  • SANS launches webcast series to discuss latest cyber threats 27 Mar 2020 07:47 ITP.net SANS Institute, the global player in cybersecurity training and certifications, has delivered SANS Threat Analysis Rundown (STAR), an all-new, free webcast series that highlighted inside scoop on the latest cyber threats. Hosted by SANS Instructor Katie …
  • Swedish Report That Lumps Anti-Feminism, Climate Activism With 'Right-Wing Extremism' Gets Ridiculed 27 Mar 2020 07:46 RIA Novosti Europe 06:34 GMT 27.03.2020Get short URL According to the recent report by the Swedish security service, the threat of Islamist extremism has been waning, as opposed to that of right-wing extremism. The latter, however, has been expanded to include, among …
  • Over 360 Security Experts Around the World From Group to Combat COVID-19 Hackers, Protect Hospitals 27 Mar 2020 07:19 Circle ID An international group of more than 360 cyber threat intelligence researchers from over 40 countries have joined forces to help the medical sector amid the COVID-19 crisis. The group consists of a community of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) experts, …
  • Working from home: How to keep your data safe 27 Mar 2020 06:22 Irish Times Technology is the great enabler allowing large numbers of people to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. At one level, it’s the lifeline that will help to keep the wheels of commerce turning. At another, it’s an opportunity for those with evil …
  • Traditional backup is dead – You need cyber protection 27 Mar 2020 05:39 News Having basic data backup procedures or even cloud storage is simply not good enough anymore. The spread of ransomware and other data security threats means that a more comprehensive approach is needed. Acronis calls this Cyber Protection. “Cyber protection …
  • Cyber Insurance Sales to U.S. Businesses Picking Up: Marsh 27 Mar 2020 05:18 Insurancejournal The share of businesses buying cyber insurance continued to increase in 2019, driven by growing recognition of cyber threats as a critical business risk, says a new report. Marsh’s 2019 Cyber Insurance Purchasing Trends Report found that 42 percent of the …
  • Gender, security and development I 27 Mar 2020 03:19 Pakistan News March 8, 2020 was celebrated as International Women's Day. Women marches were held throughout the world and in Pakistan's major cities in highlighting the growing awareness of women's role in national life. Any nation comprising half of the …
  • US Still Unprepared for Electric Armageddon 27 Mar 2020 02:20 News Max If you think the coronavirus is frightening, wait until a solar superstorm or electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack blacks-out the national electric grid, collapses the economy and critical infrastructures for food and water, and 9-of-10 Americans die of …
  • Short Information About WordPress Common Errors 27 Mar 2020 00:02 Whatech In this press release, the reader will get to know about some common WordPress common errors, their reasons, and solutions. Read carefully this content, it will help you to solve these errors if they hit your website. New York, USA: A meeting was organized …
  • Cyber Version of 'Justice League' Launches to Fight COVID-19 Related Hacks 27 Mar 2020 00:02 Information Week Goal is to help organizations - especially healthcare entities - protect against cybercriminals trying to take advantage of the pandemic. A group of cybersecurity experts from around the world — including from companies like Microsoft and Okta — have …
  • How to Evict Attackers Living Off Your Land 26 Mar 2020 22:49 Dark Reading As cyber defenses improve, adversaries are shifting to stealthy "living-off-the-land" attacks that use targets' own tools against them. Here are some tips to defend your turf. (Image: lovelyday12 via Adobe Stock) Why invest in top-shelf …
  • Software-Based Encryption at Hardware Level for IoT Security delivered by IKV, based on Intrinsic ID’s BroadKey 26 Mar 2020 22:27 edacafe.com Software-Based Encryption at Hardware Level for IoT Security delivered by IKV, based on Intrinsic ID’s BroadKey   SUNNYVALE, Calif., and TAIPEI, Taiwan – March 26, 2020 –  Intrinsic ID, the world’s leading PUF company for security in IoT, Banking and …
  • OMB’s Kent credits agency CIOs, industry for quick fixes as IT demand surged 26 Mar 2020 20:56 WFED Every day around 2 p.m., Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent and Federal Chief Information Security Office Grant Schneider hold a call with agency CIOs and CISOs to discuss problems, challenges, concerns or just to check in to make sure networks …
  • ISA Provides Guidance to Newsweek Vantage Report on Cyber... 26 Mar 2020 18:35 SF Gate The International Society of Automation (ISA) recently served as the expert partner for an independent report from Newsweek Vantage on cyber risks to critical infrastructure. DURHAM, N.C. (PRWEB) March 26, 2020 The International Society of Automation (ISA) …
  • National Guard’s 2020 election protection 26 Mar 2020 14:55 The Politico With help from Eric Geller, Martin Matishak and Laurens Cerulus Editor’s Note: Morning Cybersecurity is a free version of POLITICO Pro Cybersecurity’s morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro …
  • Software-Based Encryption at Hardware Level for IoT Security delivered by IKV, based on Intrinsic ID's BroadKey 26 Mar 2020 14:22 Design and Reuse SUNNYVALE, Calif., and TAIPEI, Taiwan – March 26, 2020 – Intrinsic ID, the world’s leading PUF company for security in IoT, Banking and Government, and IKV, a leading company in embedded security in Taiwan, today announced IKV has launched its software- …
  • 100 percent of 4G networks may be susceptible to denial of service attacks and 5G is also at risk 26 Mar 2020 12:03 Continuity Central Details Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020 10:20 Positive Technologies has published its ‘security assessment of Diameter networks’ report. The Diameter signalling protocol is used to authenticate and authorise messages and information distribution in 4G …
  • Kenyan cyber attacks rise by 48% to 37 mln in Q4 26 Mar 2020 09:23 Telecompaper Kenyan organisations faced about 37.1 million cyber threats in the last three months of 2019 compared with the previous quarter, representing a 47.3 percent increase, Business Daily reports citing data from the industry regulator. A report from the …
  • Singapore most exposed, but also most prepared in cybersecurity: Deloitte 26 Mar 2020 06:50 PC Magazine Singapore faces the highest cybersecurity risk in Asia-Pacific due to its high internet adoption rate, but it also is the most prepared to deal with it in terms of policies and organisational readiness. On the other end of the spectrum, Indonesia faces the …
  • Hillicon Valley: Coronavirus deal includes funds for mail-in voting | Twitter pulled into fight over virus disinformation | State AGs target price gouging | Apple to donate 10M masks 26 Mar 2020 01:29 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. If you don't already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK. Welcome! Follow our …
  • Kenya cyber attacks up by half to 37m in one quarter 25 Mar 2020 23:29 Business Daily Thursday, March 26, 2020 0:01 By Brian Ngugi | ICT minister Joe Mucheru: In 2017, he warned banks were some of the institutions targeted in computer attacks globally. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Kenyan organisations were hit by about 37.1 million cyber threats in …
  • Amid pandemic, cyber scams a growing threat 25 Mar 2020 20:41 Pickens Sentinel The dirty rotten crooks. While the rest of the world is doing its best to sacrifice to beat an unseen biological virus, cyber scammers are trying to attack us with a variety of digital viruses. Before the start of 2020, I warned about the rapid increase in …
  • New KnowBe4 Benchmarking Report Finds 37.9% of Untrained End Users Will Fail a Phishing Test 25 Mar 2020 14:42 ChannelPro-SMB TAMPA BAY, Fla., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has released a new Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report to measure …
  • Declassified UK: British security services have ignored global health pandemics — the UK’s biggest threat 25 Mar 2020 05:31 Daily Maverick A couple walk past a sign reading ‘It’s an Emergency’ in London, Britain, 20 March 2020. All state schools and colleges have closed for the first time in the history of the UK due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: EPA-EFE / Andy Rain) …
  • All-volunteer cyber civil defence brigade assembles to fight COVID-19 hackers 24 Mar 2020 22:48 CBC Civil defence used to involve air raid wardens, ambulance drivers and rescue teams. That was at the height of the Cold War, and the hot wars of the 20th century that preceded it. These days, it means taking the fight online — against hackers and cyber …
  • CSOs Equipped to Respond to Cyber Security Threats 24 Mar 2020 22:32 Modern Ghana Civil society organisations (CSOs) across West Africa are showing innovation by using technology to advance their work. In fact, technology allows CSOs to communicate their agenda, mobilise larger audiences, connect with other CSOs and reach out to donors. …
  • Tech Tuesday : Third Step to Mitigate Cyber Risks In Your Environment NIST Detect 24 Mar 2020 19:18 Daily Ridge The Detect Function of NIST enables timely discovery of cybersecurity events. Examples of outcome Categories within this Function include: Anomalies and Events; Security Continuous Monitoring; and Detection Processes. In order to detect cyber security …
  • Keyavi Data Launches to Make Data Self-Protecting, Intelligent and Self-Aware 24 Mar 2020 15:42 Odessa American LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 24, 2020-- Keyavi Data, a data security technology company that embeds protection directly into the data, today announced the public launch of the company and its leadership team. Keyavi’s data intelligence technology, which …
  • Chevron Announces Actions in Response to Market Conditions 24 Mar 2020 11:08 Tradingcharts.com SAN RAMON, Calif., March 24, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Chevron Corporation today announced several steps it is taking in response to market conditions. "With an industry leading balance sheet and a flexible capital program, we believe Chevron is …
  • OnePlus chooses HackerOne to improve cybersecurity 24 Mar 2020 06:26 microwire.info Editor’s Brief: OnePlus, a popular handset vendor in continental Europe, has announced a bug bounty program in partnership with industry-recognized ethical hacking and bug bounty platform vendor HackerOne, to leverage on the thousands of available ethical …
  • Survey Shows Staff Bigger Threat To Cyber And Physical Security Than Cyber Criminals 24 Mar 2020 05:18 Scoop AUCKLAND, March 24, 2020 — A new Newsweek Vantage survey finds as critical infrastructure organisations converge their IT, operational technology (OT), internet of things (IoT) and physical systems to improve overall performance, employees are the biggest …
  • Coronavirus confinement challenges intelligence services 24 Mar 2020 02:05 The News International Coronavirus confinement challenges intelligence services PARIS: The home confinement of hundreds of millions of people worldwide to halt coronavirus contagion has presented intelligence services with a challenge: monitoring an explosion in internet traffic …
  • Kaspersky offers six-month free licences to medical institutions 24 Mar 2020 00:53 iTWire Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Security firm Kaspersky has offered free six-month licences of some of its products to medical institutions so that they can guard against cyber threats which have multiplied during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with …
  • From Zero to Hero: CISO Edition 23 Mar 2020 14:14 Information Week It's time for organizations to realize that an empowered CISO can effectively manage enterprise risk and even grow the business along the way. Traditionally, CISOs have borne the brunt of blame for cyber events that affect an organization. Because …
  • Software defends against cyberattacks on energy grids 23 Mar 2020 12:20 European Commission Research An EU-funded project is developing software designed to prevent, detect and act on cyberattacks on smart meters in big infrastructure installations, boosting the security of our power supplies. © urbans78 #234658947 source: stock.adobe.com 2020 Europe’s …
  • Cyber Risk Aware offers free Covid-19 phishing tests 23 Mar 2020 10:38 News Cyber Risk Aware is offering free Covid-19 phishing ests to help organisations defend their network against a growing number of cyber threats using the Coronavirus pandemic as a lure. Operating out of London and Dublin, Cyber Risk Aware, provide real-time …
  • Global conflict in the 'Age of Coronavirus': No shortage of deadly threats 22 Mar 2020 14:09 The Hill As the world works together in a shared effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, one might hope this common threat would bring nations together and limit significant conflict until it is resolved. While it is axiomatic that bad actors seek to take …
  • FINRA Appoints Greg Ruppert Executive Vice President Of National Cause And Financial Crimes Detection Programs 20 Mar 2020 18:59 Mondovisione FINRA announced yesterday that it has named Greg Ruppert as Executive Vice President, National Cause and Financial Crimes Detection Programs. Ruppert will join FINRA March 23 and will report directly to Bari Havlik, Executive Vice President, Member …
  • Coronavirus: Cyprus’ cyber-security entity shares guidelines for working remotely (infographics) 20 Mar 2020 15:48 Cyprus Daily In response to increased requests from companies to their employees to work from home brought about by the Covid-19 outbreak, Cyprus’ national Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) issued on Friday its guidelines on how to do so safely, as …
  • NortonLifeLock Continues Its Award Winning Streak With Three AV-TEST Institute Wins 20 Mar 2020 10:28 Tucson.com "The device protection solutions from NortonLifeLock consistently delivered top scores in our tests, both in terms of protection and performance measurements,” says Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-TEST. “Hardly any other software was able to achieve such …
  • Testing Norton 360 on Mac and Android phone: Here’s what I learnt 20 Mar 2020 08:51 Indian Express Written by Shruti Dhapola | New Delhi | Published: March 14, 2020 3:46:46 pm The number of cyber threats these days have gone far beyond just viruses, trojans and malware. In recent times, cyber-security has become a major concern for many users, and the …
  • Work from Home Creates Opportunities for the Hackers; Cyber Experts 20 Mar 2020 04:54 Tripoli Post Work from home has created new openings for hackers as per cyber experts. As organizations have opted and offered relief to their employees by providing them with the work from home options amid coronavirus outbreak, the cybersecurity experts believe that …
  • State Bank eases digital payments amid coronavirus crisis 19 Mar 2020 23:01 The Express Tribune SBP instru­cts banks to waive all charge­s on fund transf­ers throug­h online bankin­g channe­ls such as IBTF SBP instructs banks to waive all charges on fund transfers through online banking channels such as IBTF. PHOTO: FILE In the wake of novel …
  • Risk & Repeat: Coronavirus-themed threats on the rise 19 Mar 2020 17:34 ComputerWeekly.com Listen to this podcast This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at the disruption caused by COVID-19 as well as the sharp increase in cyber threats designed to exploit the pandemic. This week's Risk & Repeat podcast examines the rise of new …
  • Cyber Resilience Benchmarks 2020 19 Mar 2020 14:21 Information Week Here are four things that separate the leaders from the laggards when fighting cyber threats. These days, companies that want to compete must go digital. But the digital world has become complex and, in some cases, downright scary. Protecting against the …
  • Quantifying Cyber Risk: Why You Must & Where to Start 19 Mar 2020 12:20 Information Week Quantifying cybersecurity risks can be a critical step in understanding those risks and getting executive support to address them. Risk. According to Mirriam-Webster the word has several meanings. First is "possibility of loss or injury: PERIL." …
  • Some commercial password managers can be fooled into disclosing user passwords, researchers warn 19 Mar 2020 10:52 Computing.co.uk Some commercial password managers may be vulnerable to cyber attacks by fake apps, a new study by researchers at the University of York suggests. As cyber threats become more sophisticated, security experts are recommending internet users to use complex …
  • Coronavirus Pandemic: Self-Preservation, Not Altruism, Behind 'No More Healthcare Cyber Attacks' During COVID-19 Crisis Promise 19 Mar 2020 09:55 Forbes Is self-preservation, rather than altruism, behind promises of no more cyber-attacks during COVID-19 ... [+] crisis? Getty As leading cybercrime gangs promise not to attack healthcare organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, can we take them at their …
  • This router is a great buy if you're spending a lot more time at home 19 Mar 2020 09:54 Mashable Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Don't forget to use the coupon code SPRINGSAVE15. Image: SYFER By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-03-19 09:00:00 UTC TL;DR: Get your all-in-one …
  • SBP instructs banks to waive charges on online fund transfer 19 Mar 2020 05:15 The Express Tribune Commuters walk past a bank sign along a road. PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has instructed banks to waive all charges on fund transfers through online banking channels such as the Inter Bank Fund Transfer and SBP’s Real Time …
  • COVID-19 could open door for cybercriminals 19 Mar 2020 05:06 Fort Dodge Messenger -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson The Iowa Department of Public Safety is warning the public about cybercriminal activity amid COVID-19 news. -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson The Iowa Department of Public Safety is warning the public about cybercriminal …
  • Advantage Makes BlackBerry Cyber Security Compromise Assessment Service Available In New Zealand 19 Mar 2020 03:19 Scoop Thursday, 19 March 2020, 2:48 pm Press Release: Advantage Advantage has been named as New Zealand’s first BlackBerry Compromise Assessment partner, enabling the company to deliver this leading consulting service to the New Zealand market. BlackBerry …
  • State Bank directs banks to waive online funds transfer charges 19 Mar 2020 01:57 The News International State Bank directs banks to waive online funds transfer charges KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has directed banks to waive all charges on fund transfers through online banking channels to discourage general public from visiting banks in the wake …
  • Defence chief General Nick Carter says a quarter of the British Army will be automated by the 2030s 19 Mar 2020 00:01 Daily Mail March of the robots: Defence chief General Nick Carter says a quarter of the British Army will be automated by the 2030s General Sir Nick Carter said Britain’s military will need to be more dispensable   Chief of Defence staff warned world was the most …
  • Mass move to work from home in coronavirus crisis creates opening for hackers -cyber experts 18 Mar 2020 22:19 Reuters TEL AVIV/WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - As people disperse to their homes to work and study because of the coronavirus pandemic, taking their laptops and company data with them, cyber security experts say hackers will follow, seeking to take …
  • Utilities Must Constantly Be on Offense in Cat-and-Mouse Game Against Hackers 18 Mar 2020 21:55 CSRwire.com Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - For power suppliers wanting to be vigilant about the threat that hackers pose to the grid, a March 2019 intrusion may have been a benign warning about vulnerability. When hackers disabled a Utah-based  renewable  energy  …
  • SBP instructs banks to waive off online transaction charges amid coronavirus outbreak 18 Mar 2020 20:06 GEO TV ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday directed banks to make digital payments easy to discourage people from going to ATMs and banks as the coronavirus continues to spread across the country. "The objective of these measures is to …
  • Six ways to ensure your safety online 18 Mar 2020 06:42 Standard Digital News SUMMARY Also called two-step verification is a security feature that asks you to verify your identity using at least two different forms of authentication. This can be something you are, something you have, or something that only you know. As of September …

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