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  • Cyber Weapon Market to Witness Huge Growth – Projected Technology Advancement 26 Jan 2020 05:07 GuruFocus.com HTF Market Intelligence added research publication document on Global Cyber Weapon Market breaking major business segments and highlighting wider level geographies to get deep dive analysis on market data. The study is a perfect balance bridging both …
  • NC seeks clear law on the Committee of Secretaries 25 Jan 2020 10:14 Kuensel Phub Dem The Committee of Secretaries (CoS)was instituted during the first government’s term and it was dissolved by the second government. The third elected government reinstituted it. National Council members called for a clear law on the institution or …
  • Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, citing Trump adviser's reported chats with MBS 24 Jan 2020 23:12 Washington Times Sen. Ron Wyden questioned the National Security Agency on Friday about whether President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner could have been hacked by Saudi Arabia. Mr. Wyden, Oregon Democrat, wrote NSA Director Paul M. Nakasone after …
  • The road to Armageddon — our two existential threats and the 2020 presidential race 24 Jan 2020 21:54 The Hill As we begin this new decade, our world faces great peril from two intertwined existential threats: climate change and nuclear war. Failing to solve these two issues may lead to the end of life as we know it. The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change ( …
  • UWF secures $2.4 million grant to support cybersecurity students 24 Jan 2020 21:30 Pensacola News Journal Interested in this topic? You may also want to view these photo galleries: Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide The cybersecurity program at the University of West Florida got a major boost when it was selected for a $2.4 million …
  • New Doomsday Clock time signals inability or direct unwillingness of leaders to cooperatively respond to devastating threats to our planet 24 Jan 2020 21:14 Newswise George A. Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies offers the following comments on the movement of the Doomsday Clock. In addition, he can comment on …
  • South Bay Community Calendar 1-23-2020 24 Jan 2020 20:30 Easy Reader  Added on January 23, 2020  Judy Rae  calendar , newsletter A three part documentary featuring the history of this iconic Hermosa Beach surf company $20. 5:30 – 9:20 pm Saint Rocke, 142 Pacific Coast Hwy. Hermosa Beach. Tickets at Think Bing. Eventbrite. …
  • Enclaves and SGX: Armor plate against deep-stack attacks 24 Jan 2020 20:21 VentureBeat This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel. ________________________________________________________________________________________   Three years ago, the NotPetya ransomware wreaked over $10 billion in …
  • Government to bring new laws to combat cyber crimes 24 Jan 2020 18:59 On Lanka The Defence Ministry is set to introduce new laws to stop publishing defamatory posts and comments on social media and also a mechanism for immediate removal of ethnically and religiously sensitive posts that spread hatred via social media networks. The …
  • EXCLUSIVE: DHS Started Preparing Against Iran Threats Months Ago, Acting Secretary Says 24 Jan 2020 12:09 Daily Caller YUMA, Arizona — Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), said the U.S. government was well prepared for any threats from Iran because it had prepared months in advance. Wolf visited Yuma, Arizona, earlier in January to …
  • Trend Micro Set Up a Fake Tech Company and Honeypot To Study Cyber Criminals 24 Jan 2020 10:16 Slashdot DesScorp writes: In an effort to better understand the latest threats to IT systems, antivirus and security company Trend Micro created a fake tech company, complete with AI-generated photos of fake employees, in order to build a honeypot environment that …
  • Tech Companies Take A Leading Role In Warning Of Foreign Cyber Threats 24 Jan 2020 09:30 WBAA The U.S. government says it's on high alert for cyberattacks from foreign countries in this election year. Yet private cybersecurity firms have often been the ones sounding the alarm, and in some cases, they are selling their services to the U.S. …
  • Using AI to level the Cyber playing field 24 Jan 2020 09:19 ITP.net Imagine what you would have done differently in your network if you could have just seen a few years into the future. Would you have been quicker to embrace the cloud? What about the time and money spent on technologies that you now don’t really use? Every …
  • Doomsday Clock is now seconds, not minutes, from midnight 24 Jan 2020 08:18 CTV News The Doomsday Clock was reset Thursday to just 100 seconds before midnight -- the closest we have ever been to the complete and total annihilation of the earth (well, at least metaphorically). Midnight on the Clock symbolizes the end of the world, and each …
  • Effective Ways to Keep Your Business Safe Online 23 Jan 2020 05:24 Seo News January 23, 2020 By Sean Williamson in Business Security Technology The most intimidating thing about the evolution of technology is that data breaches have increased dramatically. If you are unprepared for it, the stakeholders are likely to lose faith in …
  • Experts write to government on cyber fixes 23 Jan 2020 04:29 The Economic Times BENGALURU: Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements, improved breach disclosure norms and use of open-source software while encouraging …
  • 2020 and beyond: Emerging possibilities, emerging threats 23 Jan 2020 03:40 PC World Welcome to the data decade, a new era that will see technology evolve further and require businesses to look at data more thoughtfully. To stay competitive and relevant, businesses need to embrace the latest evolution in data driven technologies as well as …
  • WhiteHawk delivering cybersecurity amid heightened threats 23 Jan 2020 03:23 iTWire By Megan Evans SPONSORED NEWS. Increasing in frequency, sophistication, scale and scope, cybersecurity threats are on the rise across the globe. As tensions between world powers escalate, there’s been an increase in digital warfare with state-sponsored …
  • Tech policy think tanks write to govt urging stronger encryption to strengthen cyber security in India 22 Jan 2020 21:00 Economic Times Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements, improved breach disclosure norms and use of open-source software while encouraging free flow of …
  • Runtime Application Self-Protection Market Growing at CAGR of 33.3% | Key Players Micro FocUS, Veracode, Contrast Security, Vasco, Arxan 22 Jan 2020 20:46 MarketWatch.com Jan 22, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- MarketsandMarkets expects the global Runtime Application Self-Protection Market size to grow from USD 294.7 million in 2017 to USD 1,240.1 million by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 33.3%. …
  • UN experts demand US inquiry into Jeff Bezos Saudi hacking claims 22 Jan 2020 19:13 The Guardian UN experts are demanding an immediate investigation by the US into evidence indicating that Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner of the Washington Post, was hacked with spyware deployed in a WhatsApp message sent from the personal account of Saudi Arabia’s …
  • Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court notes his own historic tenure, court’s bicentennial (AUDIO AND TEXT) 22 Jan 2020 18:26 Missourinet Chief Justice George W. Draper III recognized that his role is the result of vast historical change in Missouri.  Draper, the great-grandson of a North Carolina slave girl and a union soldier, also honored the state’s first African-American to serve on the …
  • TrendMicro report looks at how to trap malicious attackers 22 Jan 2020 18:14 Digital Journal Trend Micro released a report documenting a six-month investigation to help inform a protection strategy for industrial environments. The focus is with developing strategies to trap malicious attackers. To help address latest and most sophisticated attacks …
  • Massachusetts’ Sayata Labs Hires King Flynn as Head of Insurance 22 Jan 2020 17:32 Insurancejournal King Flynn has joined Sayata Labs, a Boston, Mass.-based, Axa-backed insurtech startup, as head of Insurance. Sayata helps insurance carriers and brokers accelerate their mid-market cyber business while simultaneously providing insureds with knowledge …
  • Snyk focuses on 28 million developers to address the application security challenge 22 Jan 2020 17:31 SiliconANGLE It would be nice if imported open-source code arrived vulnerability free, but that’s not how the real world works. Code can have hidden traps, and corporate cybersecurity organizations are often too busy putting out fires to effectively monitor open-source …
  • 2020 cybersecurity predictions: Evolving vulnerabilities on the horizon 22 Jan 2020 16:07 The Hill Cybersecurity threats are seemingly omnipresent in today’s hyper-connected, digital world. In fact — no surprise here — they will only continue to increase in sophistication, frequency, diversity, scale, and scope this year and in the near future. New …
  • Cork-based cybersecurity firm warn of 300% increase in cyber attacks from Iran 22 Jan 2020 15:01 Breaking News from Ireland A Cork-based cybersecurity firm has warned of an almost 300% increase in cyber attacks from Iran in recent weeks. Smarttech247, based in Cork Airport Business Park, says there has been a spike in 'malicious activity' since the escalation of …
  • CEO Pessimism over Global Growth Reaches Record High 22 Jan 2020 14:22 Hotel News Resource As we enter a new decade, CEOs are showing record levels of pessimism in the global economy, with 53% predicting a decline in the rate of economic growth in 2020. This is up from 29% in 2019 and just 5% in 2018 – the highest level of pessimism since we …
  • All Things Digital: From Increasing E-Payments to Mobile-Based Censuses, India is Quite ‘Online’ 22 Jan 2020 13:03 Sputnik International India 13:47 22.01.2020(updated 13:59 22.01.2020) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Accounting for 58 per cent of the world population, over 4.48 billion global citizens emerged as “digital natives” in 2019, all connected through the Internet. Now, as the …
  • Top election security official details past, current and future threats 22 Jan 2020 11:28 CBS News By Olivia Gazis January 22, 2020 / 6:18 AM / CBS News The intelligence community's top election security official says no other country influenced the 2016 presidential election in a manner comparable to the systemic and wide-ranging campaign …
  • Dubai Financial Services Authority Supports National Cybersecurity Strategy By Launching A Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform 22 Jan 2020 10:42 Mondovisione The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) launched the first financial regulator-led Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (Platform) in the region in collaboration with the Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC), the National Computer Emergency Response …
  • Secure Rail 2020 conference opens registration 22 Jan 2020 04:54 Progressiverailroading Rail News Home Security 1/21/2020 Rail News: Security Secure Rail 2020 has opened registration for its next conference, which will be held April 21-22 at the DoubleTree-Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Entering its sixth year, the annual event for rail …
  • India witnessed a dip in cybersecurity threats 22 Jan 2020 02:40 The Asian Age From 2018 and 2019 there has been a moderate decrease in the number of attacks targeted at India. Kaspersky in a recent media event in Bangalore stated that India has shown positive progress in their fight against cybercriminals. The Country reportedly saw …
  • How cyber threats grew from afterthought to top global concern 22 Jan 2020 00:55 Canadianunderwriter The threat of a cyber incident was a distant concern for companies around the world just seven years ago. It ranked 15th back then on a list of major business concerns, according to the annual Allianz Risk Barometer report. Today, it tops the list. Why? …
  • Data center services help agencies prepare for the worst 21 Jan 2020 23:51 Government Computer News INDUSTRY INSIGHT Data center services help agencies prepare for the worst By Trevor Bidle Jan 21, 2020 The past year has seen a ‘perfect storm’ of disasters, delivering wave after wave of disruption to critical data access and impeding the regular …
  • Revealed: the Saudi heir and the alleged plot to undermine Jeff Bezos 21 Jan 2020 21:44 The Guardian Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner of the Washington Post, had no reason to be suspicious when he received a WhatsApp message from the account of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia in May 2018. Bezos and Mohammed bin Salman had attended a dinner together in …
  • More consolidated, more integrated and more secure: How the UK channel is set to change in 2020 21 Jan 2020 21:37 itrportal.com By Vince Blackall, VP EMEA Channel Sales, Arcserve.   With 2020 now in full swing, the UK channel is gearing up for another period of significant change. From increased cross-company and cross-industry collaboration, to more all-in-one offerings and the …
  • ® Azercell supports organization of training on “Safe Internet” 21 Jan 2020 21:11 Azertag Aiming to raise cyber security awareness in the country, a special training for computer science teachers of comprehensive schools was organized jointly by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies and the Ministry of Education, with …
  • Companies unprepared for cyber, financial crime and regulatory threats, WEF hears 21 Jan 2020 18:34 Arab News LONDON: Arab economies need to break down barriers and start to work together if they are to stand any chance of creating the millions of jobs they need to grow, the World Economic Forum in Davos heard. Regional economies are estimated to have grown by …
  • Azercell supports organization of training on “Safe Internet” (PHOTO) 21 Jan 2020 16:18 Trend.az BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 21 Trend: Aiming to raise cyber security awareness in the country, a special training for computer science teachers of comprehensive schools was organized jointly by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies and …
  • FireEye Mandiant Launches New Cloud Security Assessments; Cloud Security Assessments help organizations understand cloud-specific threats and security controls while improving detection, investigation, and response 21 Jan 2020 16:11 M2 MILPITAS, Calif. -- FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced the availability of two new FireEye Mandiant services. Cloud Security Assessments help organizations evaluate and harden security in cloud platforms, …
  • Intezer raises $15 million to identify malware by analyzing reused code 21 Jan 2020 14:11 VentureBeat Intezer, a cybersecurity startup that detects and classifies cyber threats by analyzing the code in malware, has raised $15 million in a series B round of funding from OpenView, Intel Capital, Samsung Next, USAA, and Intezer cofounder and chair Alon Cohen. …
  • Meo selects Allot Security for mobile security 21 Jan 2020 13:53 Telecompaper Altice Portugal’s Meo unit has selected Allot Secure to protect its mobile users against cyber threats and provide parental control both on and off-network. The unified Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) system is a multi-layered platform that integrates …
  • India witnesses drop in cyber threats in 2019: Report 21 Jan 2020 13:40 livemint.com According to the firm, India has shown positive progress in their fight against cybercriminals and 38.8 per cent of the overall Kaspersky users in the country were attacked at least once by a web-based attacks in 2019 as compared to 2018 when it stood at …
  • Trend Micro Creates Factory Honeypot and Traps Malicious Attackers 21 Jan 2020 13:35 Odessa American DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020-- Trend Micro Incorporated ( TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704 ), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced the results of a six-month honeypot imitating an industrial factory. The highly sophisticated Operational …
  • Kaspersky reports a drop in cyber threat incidents in India 21 Jan 2020 12:49 The Hindu Business Line India has shown some progress in its fight against cyber criminals, with the country witnessing a fall in the number of threats in 2019 compared with 2018. According to Kaspersky’s KSN (Kaspersky Security Network) reports, 38.8 per cent of the overall …
  • Albuquerque Public Schools renews contract with cyber protection service 21 Jan 2020 10:07 KBIM ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – As technology continues to get more advanced, cyber attacks are becoming more common, especially in New Mexico schools. Albuquerque Public Schools is now making sure they aren’t the next victim. APS said they’re fighting off …
  • Half of CEOs in Davos pessimistic on 2020 economic growth: PwC 21 Jan 2020 07:23 Korea Herald Over 50 percent of global leaders have lowered their forecasts for this year’s global economic growth pace, amid lingering uncertainties such as excessive regulations and the prolonged US-China trade war, data from global accounting and consulting firm PwC …
  • Ratings agencies see Ireland weathering Brexit, trade and tax storms 21 Jan 2020 06:25 Breaking News from Ireland The Irish economy should comfortably withstand a lingering Brexit, international trade, and other macroeconomic challenges this year, according to two global credit ratings agencies. German agency Scope has stuck with its A+ credit rating for Ireland, but …
  • Q&A: Globant outlines how the cyber-skills shortage can be met  20 Jan 2020 22:57 Digital Journal Globant (a digitally-native tech services company) has outlined the importance of developing a cybersecurity strategy for businesses of every size and in every sector. This includes addressing the cyber-skills shortage. Maintaining cyber-security is of …
  • ‘Green camo?’: U.S. Space Force unveils earthy uniform for star treks 20 Jan 2020 22:33 Global News Question: What’s black and white and not at all green? Answer: Space. U.S. President Donald Trump‘s newly-created branch of the military, the Space Force, is already the laughing stock of the galaxy of Twitter after unveiling its new uniforms, which are …
  • PwC: CEOs Predict Slower Economic Growth 20 Jan 2020 22:32 bernews.com CEOs are “showing record levels of pessimism in the global economy, with 53% predicting a decline in the rate of economic growth in 2020,” according to PwC. A spokesperson said, “As we enter a new decade, CEOs are showing record levels of pessimism in the …
  • First-ever iTnews Benchmark Awards resilience finalists named 20 Jan 2020 21:29 iTnews Australia Two state government agencies and one of the country’s leading universities are in the running to win the inaugural iTnews prize for best cyber security project in this year’s Benchmark Awards. After announcing finalists in the education, health, mass- …
  • FBI to inform election officials about hacking attempts 20 Jan 2020 21:09 Sophos File this in the “What? They didn’t do this already?” pile: The FBI has announced that it will tell local election officials when hackers try to infiltrate their systems. Now, when state actors rattle the doors on election systems around the country, the …
  • Majority of CEOs expect global economy to cool in PwC survey 20 Jan 2020 19:55 Investing.com By Greg Roumeliotis DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - More than half of chief executives in an annual survey by PwC expect a slowdown in global economic growth this year, in marked contrast to the confidence that has lifted stock markets. The survey, …
  • FBI to loop states into local election threats 20 Jan 2020 18:50 Government Computer News FBI to loop states into local election threats By Derek B. Johnson Jan 17, 2020 The FBI will brief state officials when local election infrastructure has been compromised, according to the bureau's announcement on expanding victim notification. The new …
  • Stellar Cyber Partners With Check Point Software Technologies to Provide Automated Orchestration, Visibility and Response 20 Jan 2020 14:11 Odessa American SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 20, 2020-- Security provider Stellar Cyber, with the first Open-XDR security application platform, today announced that it has joined Check Point Software’s Technology Partner program in the Management category. …
  • Panda Security offers free cyber-risk assessments 20 Jan 2020 13:14 News >> Free, confidential cyber-risk assessment reveals an organisation’s IT risks and vulnerabilities. >> Three-part webinar to explore how endpoint detection and response technologies can provide an additional layer of protection as part of a …
  • Shinzo Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats 20 Jan 2020 11:08 The Economic Times TOKYO, JAPAN: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology and the new unit will work closely with its American counterpart recently …
  • BrokerFest 2020: What prevents cyber insurance from becoming mainstream? 20 Jan 2020 10:08 Insurance Times Commercial cyber insurance has recently been one of the fastest growing products in the insurance industry. With more businesses digitalising their operations and processes, plus an increasing number of big corporates suffering major cyber attacks, …
  • Cyber-bullying: We must make online spaces safer for women 20 Jan 2020 08:09 Standard Digital News Our society doesn't fully appreciate women, even when their achievements tower above the rest (Photo: Shutterstock) I recently attended the annual graduation ceremony at Garissa University College. The graduating students’ excitement was palpable. My …
  • 2020 brings even more cyber security challenges 20 Jan 2020 06:58 News Indi Siriniwasa Regardless the state of digital transformation at an organisation, cyber security must always remain a corporate priority. But adding to the complexity of the ever-widening attack surface is the increasing reliance on cloud computing and …
  • Cyber risks are now the top worry for SA firms 20 Jan 2020 06:49 Citizen As companies’ reliance on data and IT system grows, South African firms are becoming more alert about the cyber risks they face, and this prompted many to list cyber incidents as the most important business risk in the country. This has been revealed in …
  • Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats 20 Jan 2020 06:22 Washington Times TOKYO (AP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology and the new unit will work closely with its American counterpart recently …
  • Senators introduce bill to create state cyber coordinators at DHS 18 Jan 2020 05:47 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity Senators introduce bill to create state cyber coordinators at DHS By Derek B. Johnson Jan 17, 2020 A bipartisan group of senators have introduced legislation that would create new cybersecurity coordinator positions within the Department of …
  • GCHQ to mentor 11 Manchester startups to improve cyber security in smart devices 17 Jan 2020 21:47 Telegraph.co.uk GCHQ is sending its 'spies' to work with UK start-ups to help prevent gadgets becoming hackable. The Government cyber agency announced it will be working with 11 tech companies in Manchester that are developing smart systems and devices as part of …
  • Emerging technologies: A catalyst to cyber crimes 17 Jan 2020 21:21 CIOL Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and other emerging technologies are advancing industries. The technological developments are taking us towards a new future. Google, Apple and Facebook, name any organization, almost everyone either using …
  • Highest risk for SA businesses are cyber attacks survey says 17 Jan 2020 10:23 News Technology / 17 January 2020, 12:00pm / Staff Reporter Cyber incidents (46 percent of responses) ranks as the most important business risk in South Africa. Photo: Robinraj Premchand DURBAN - Cyber incidents (46% of responses) ranks as the most …
  • Accenture opens Naples Cyber Fusion Center 17 Jan 2020 10:19 Telecompaper Accenture has inaugurated an Italian cyber defence hub in Naples to help customers protect their business against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. The new 600 square-meter Naples Cyber Fusion Center is an evolution of the company’s exiting …
  • Vietnam's battalions of 'cyber-armies' silencing online dissent 17 Jan 2020 09:39 Al Jazeera Hanoi, Vietnam - Wearing his trademark black fedora, human rights defender Anh Chi updates his YouTube audience on the situation in Dong Tam village, 40km (25 miles) southwest of Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, the site of a recent deadly dispute over land. …
  • Complex cyber crime threats to continue in 2020 17 Jan 2020 04:39 The Asian Age Cryptominers dominated the malware landscape across industries last year. Cybersecurity company Check Point has published its 2020 Security Report highlighting last year's trends of cyber attacks and how industries across the globe could thwart them. …
  • FBI announces new policy to notify election officials of cyber intrusions 17 Jan 2020 03:13 SiliconANGLE The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation today announced a new policy in which they will now notify state and local officials of cyber intrusions that affect election infrastructure. By infrastructure, the FBI means electronic voting machines, various …
  • Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Jan. 8-14: Stolen package, cyber stalking, lots of traffic stops... 17 Jan 2020 03:00 Sab Juan Insider The disposition codes are: ACT- active; ALS-Advanced life support; BLS - Basic Life Support; CIC - citation issued; CLO - closed; FAL - false; INA - inactive; NR - no report; UNF - unfounded; GOA - gone on arrival; FTA - failure to appear. WEDNESDAY, …
  • US girds for cyber threats from Iran as military clash fears ebb 17 Jan 2020 02:47 Digital Journal Iran is widely expected to ramp up cyberattacks against the United States in response to the US killing of a top Iranian leader this month even as fears have receded about a military confrontation between the two countries. The simmering tensions since the …
  • With International Tensions Flaring, Cyber Risk is Heating Up for All Businesses 16 Jan 2020 23:16 Dark Reading Risks of nation-state attacks go beyond Iran, and the need for awareness and security don't stop at any national border. (image by Pablo Lagarto, via Adobe Stock) When security issues shift from phishing and trojans to things that explode in the night, …
  • Exclusive: Cyber security firm McAfee hires new CEO 16 Jan 2020 21:29 Reuters.com (Reuters) - McAfee LLC told Reuters on Thursday it has hired Peter Leav, the former CEO of BMC Software, as its new CEO, replacing Chris Young, who created the cyber security company in its current form by carving it out of Intel Corp four years ago. FILE …
  • Pennsylvania schools turning to 'cyber snow days' on bad weather days 16 Jan 2020 21:24 FOX News Snow days could be coming to an end. Some schools are saying goodbye to making up snow days during summer vacation. Instead, school districts want students to go to class online, even when school's closed because of bad weather. HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The …
  • FBI Changes Policy for Notifying States of Election Systems Cyber Breaches 16 Jan 2020 21:21 News 123409898 story Posted by msmash on Thursday January 16, 2020 @03:50PM from the better-approach dept. The Federal Bureau of Investigation will notify state officials when local election systems are believed to have been breached by hackers [the link may be …
  • FBI announces new policy to give election officials 'timely' notification of cyber breaches 16 Jan 2020 21:18 The Hill The FBI on Thursday announced a new policy intended to “clarify and guide timely” notification of state and local election officials of any cyber intrusions, marking a major shift three years after Russian intrusions during the 2016 elections.  The new …
  • Expert Urges Govts, Firms to Guard against Cyber Attacks 16 Jan 2020 04:26 This Day By Emma Okonji Following the increasing rate of global cyberattacks, the President, Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN), Mr. Remi Afon, has advised companies in Nigeria to take preventive measures. According to him, in September 2019, an …
  • Why government is a breeding ground for insider threats 15 Jan 2020 23:49 Government Computer News INDUSTRY INSIGHT Why government is a breeding ground for insider threats By Saryu Nayya Jan 15, 2020 Government agencies and the nation’s critical infrastructure -- including energy, transportation systems, communications and financial services -- depend …
  • ATM to set up cyber and electromagnetic command 15 Jan 2020 19:34 Borneo Post General Tan Sri Affendi Buang KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) will set up a Cyber and Electromagnetic Command to deal with cyber threats, said its chief, General Tan Sri Affendi Buang. He said the setting up of the command is aimed at …
  • …Email hacking and it’s one of the most common forms of cyber-attacks today. 15 Jan 2020 18:37 KTEN Online The rate of cyber-attacks is increasing and happening to businesses of all sizes. Our goal is to protect businesses against these attacks, which can be difficult if the employees are not properly trained to identify potential threats. I’ve spoken …
  • NSA Discovers Flaw in Microsoft Windows That Could Enable Cyber Intrusions 15 Jan 2020 18:22 ClaimsJournal.com The National Security Agency announced that it had found a “critical vulnerability” in Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating systems that could enable cyber intrusions. The NSA recognized “the severity of the vulnerability” and disclosed it to Microsoft to …
  • HBO Announces Ronan Farrow Documentary Investigating Threats Against Journalists 15 Jan 2020 17:46 Indie Wire Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock As announced at HBO’s session at the 2020 Winter Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour, HBO is currently in production on the first project of its multi-film deal with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan …
  • Armed Forces must prepare for cyber warfare, says chief 15 Jan 2020 09:25 New Straits Times KUALA LUMPUR: The Armed Forces needs a comprehensive facility to counter the increasing cyber and electro-magnetic threats. Its chief Gen Tan Sri Affendi Buang said that the time had come for it to be solidly equipped with proper command, human resources …
  • Farms are 'fair game' to cyber attacks 15 Jan 2020 07:35 Farm Weekly AS more farm enterprises rely on the internet to operate, the isolation that has spared many regional businesses from crime compared to those in built-up or city areas has started to fade. Cyber experts say that as long as your business uses the internet, …
  • Government cyber programme unveils new intake of scale-ups 15 Jan 2020 02:38 City A.M. The London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (Lorca) has today announced the 20 latest scale-ups to join its cohort of cyber firms. The government-backed incubator said its fourth intake was the largest to date, and includes companies using …
  • US spy agencies track Burisma cyber attack by Russians 15 Jan 2020 01:48 PM News Trump, Joe and Hunter Biden- Burisma hacking presents new Russia meddling crisis for Trump The U.S. intelligence agencies are reviewing evidence of the hack at Burisma Holdings first disclosed by researchers at security company Area 1, according to Shelby …
  • Will cyber insurance ever be fully standardized? 15 Jan 2020 01:05 Canadianunderwriter Will cyber insurance products ever become completely standardized? While aspects of cyber insurance, such as language around data breach, have become more standardized, there is still an overall lack of standardization across the line. Canadian Underwriter …
  • Safeguarding the Reverse Mortgage Business in the Cyber Security Age 15 Jan 2020 00:03 In the wake of numerous, high-profile cyber security breaches that have afflicted some of the world’s largest technology companies, it’s incumbent upon financial professionals in particular – even in the reverse mortgage industry specifically – to be aware …
  • Summit delivers warning about threats to 2020 elections 14 Jan 2020 21:42 New Hampshire News Summit delivers warning about threats to 2020 elections $425 million for states to beef up election security available within weeks Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 4:38 PM EST Jan 14, 2020 Just three weeks away from the first …
  • Global Predictions for Energy Cyber Resilience in 2020 14 Jan 2020 19:29 Dark Reading How prepared is the energy sector for an escalating attack surface in the operating technology environment? Here are five trends to watch. The new year is shaping up to be a year of giant leaps for cybersecurity and the energy sector. The escalation of …
  • Ransomware, phishing and cyber attacks scare business chiefs the most 14 Jan 2020 17:30 PC Magazine Worries about hackers and cyber attacks -- not business rivals or encroaching red tape -- are now most likely to keep CEOs awake at night. Cyber incidents are considered the top risk to businesses globally, according to a survey of 2,718 executives across …
  • Cybersecurity Threats Call for a Global Response 14 Jan 2020 11:59 Ipsnews.net Active Citizens, Civil Society, Democracy, Featured, Global, Headlines, TerraViva United Nations Opinion David Lipton* is First Deputy Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a position he has held since 2011. Credit: International …
  • Cyber moves to the top of global business concerns: Allianz Risk Barometer 2020 14 Jan 2020 11:37 Continuity Central Details Published: Tuesday, 14 January 2020 11:08 For the first time, cyber incidents rank as the most important business risk globally in the Allianz Risk Barometer, relegating perennial top peril business interruption (BI) to second place. Awareness of …
  • Hillicon Valley: Barr asks Apple to unlock Pensacola shooter's phone | Tech industry rallies behind Google in Supreme Court fight | Congress struggles to set rules for cyber warfare with Iran | Blog site Boing Boing hacked 14 Jan 2020 08:42 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 the …
  • How To Prepare Your Business For Iranian Retaliation Cyber-attacks 13 Jan 2020 23:05 Forbes GettyIn the days since Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani was taken out by a Reaper drone on January 3, 2020, the likelihood of a cyber-attack by Iran or one of its partners has increased markedly, a number of security experts say. While Iran has been …
  • State of Texas: Fighting threats from abroad and close to home 12 Jan 2020 17:57 KXAN AUSTIN (Nexstar) – As tensions with Iran remain high, some of the impact is being felt here in Texas. This week, Governor Greg Abbott revealed that state agencies have seen an increase of attempted cyber attacks. He said many of those new attempted attacks …
  • Colombia’s leading weekly received death threats amid military intimidation campaign 12 Jan 2020 11:58 Colombia Reports Colombia’s press freedom foundation FLIP blasted the National Army on Saturday for reportedly wiretapping and sending implicit death threats to weekly Semana in collusion with the Bogota mafia. FLIP condemned the reported criminal activity after weekly …

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