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  • Cyber Security NSW to boost state capabilities 20 May 2019 06:47 PC Magazine The New South Wales government has launched Cyber Security NSW in a bid to consolidate and lift the cyber capability of state entities. To be led by chief cybersecurity officer Tony Chapman, who will perform the functions previously undertaken by the NSW …
  • NSW govt appoints new cyber chief 20 May 2019 06:29 iTnews Australia The NSW government has appointed Tony Chapman to oversee its realigned government-wide cyber security office as the state's new chief cyber security officer. Chapman, who has been acting chief information security officer since the departure of former …
  • Bengaluru topped cyber hitlist in 2018, says study 20 May 2019 06:16 Economic Times BENGALURU: Bengaluru faced the highest number of cyberattacks in 2018, according to a report by Quick Heal that was shared exclusively with ET, and other cities including Mumbai, Delhi/National Capital Region and Kolkata also becoming victims to these …
  • Just how much is confirmed from the Christopher Steele dossier? 20 May 2019 00:36 Daily Kos Before I delve into this, I have to make some caveats. The first fact that needs to be admitted is that special Ccounsel Robert Mueller did not try to prove or disprove the allegations of the Steele memos. His focus was on identifying prosecutable crimes, …
  • Risk of cyber attack ‘highest its ever been’ as county council doubles down on defence 19 May 2019 18:09 Ipswich Star PUBLISHED: 19:00 19 May 2019 Will Jefford Suffolk County Council has increased spending on cyber security. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto scyther5 Cyber security spending includes any staff costs, hardware, software, testing and compliance …
  • Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech 19 May 2019 16:50 Calgary Herald WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the federal government to step in and investigate whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. Sen. Charles …
  • Foreign embassies websites under cyber attack in Sri Lanka 19 May 2019 14:56 Sify.com [Sri Lanka], May 19 (ANI): Websites of at least 11 foreign embassies, including the Kuwait Embassy, here has come under a cyber attack, the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) said on Sunday. An official of the SLCERT told English daily, …
  • Digital Clutter Leaves Businesses Exposed – and Employee Fridges Could Explain Why 19 May 2019 13:14 Al Bawaba Businesses across the world are struggling to secure their data due to employees not recognizing their responsibility for digital clutter; the proliferation of digital documents and files without thought for managing the security consequences. The global …
  • Dubai expat fails to repay debt, sends death threats to woman on WhatsApp 19 May 2019 11:34 Khaleej Times He faced a charge of making criminal threats online. An expat, who allegedly threatened to kill a female compatriot if she got him jailed, was charged at a Dubai court on Sunday. The Court of First Instance heard that the 39-year-old Ethiopian man, who …
  • We don’t want war, but ready to counter threats: IRGC cmdr. 19 May 2019 10:34 Mehr News Agency Addressing a ceremony attended by IRGC senior officials in Tehran on Saturday, Major General Salami said, “Iran is not pursuing war, but is ready to counter any possible threat.” He noted that Washington knows engaging in such a conflict would not be in …
  • Cyber threats, bullying and domestic violence 19 May 2019 04:55 Kaieteur News May 19, 2019 Features / Columnists, The Story within the Story 0 By Leonard Gildarie Leonard Gildarie Times have changed, and dramatically so. The idyllic life of the ‘80s and ‘90s has gone. The Sunday morning ball game in the middle of the street for …
  • Network Attack! 5 Hacking Risks Your Business Needs To Prepare Against 19 May 2019 03:21 KTEN Online 14 million American businesses are currently operating at a high level of risk for a network attack. Further, 60% of businesses that suffer a major hack or data breach will close their doors within six months of an attack. Even if you think you have strong …
  • Jamaica receiving OAS support in cyber threat technology 18 May 2019 16:42 National Weekly KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica is collaborating with the Organization of American States (OAS) to implement an early warning system to assist in protecting the island’s cyber infrastructure. Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Fayval Williams, said …
  • Iran Cyber-Threat Must Not Be Pushed to the Side Amidst Issues That Appear Bigger 17 May 2019 23:38 Iran Focus By Mehdi Iran has been meddling in the affairs of other nations for years. It has been responsible for one of the most serious humanitarian crises in recent times in Yemen and it has contributed to the prolonging of a very bloody war in Syria. The Iranian …
  • New Zealand : Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection 17 May 2019 20:17 Tradingcharts.com May 17, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- Barely six percent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection which means they are not prepared for cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. He says the impact …
  • How to break our bad online security habits – with a flashing cyber nudge 17 May 2019 20:13 Phys.org The number of cyber attacks is estimated to have risen by 67% over the last fivee years, with the majority of these data breaches being traced back to human error. The potential risks of such attacks are vast and can have a serious impact on both …
  • Azerbaijan develops strategy for cyber security 17 May 2019 16:37 Trend.az Baku, Azerbaijan, May 17 By Kheyraddin Nasirzade – Trend: A strategy on cyber security covering the years 2019-2022 has been developed in Azerbaijan by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, together with other government agencies …
  • WhiteHat Security and RSI Partner to Offer First One-stop Solution for Identifying and Remediating Application Security Threats 17 May 2019 16:29 ChannelPro-SMB WhiteHat Security, the leading application security provider committed to securing digital business, announced that it has partnered with Rural Sourcing Inc., the leading provider of US-based IT outsourcing services, to offer the industry’s first one-stop …
  • Extreme Networks Introduces New IoT Security and Automated Threat Mitigation for the Digital Enterprise 17 May 2019 16:28 ChannelPro-SMB Today's cyber threats, once inside, move laterally across networks to reach their targets, compromising everything in their path. The volume, speed, and sophistication of these often-undetected attacks requires a new approach to enterprise network …
  • CIRT Collaborating With OAS to Protect Cyber Infrastructure 17 May 2019 14:43 Jamaica Information Service Story Highlights The Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) is collaborating with the Organization of American States (OAS) to implement an early warning system to assist in protecting Jamaica’s cyber infrastructure. The initiative, which is being undertaken …
  • Azerbaijan needs to strengthen protection against cyber threats 17 May 2019 14:30 Today By Trend Azerbaijan needs to strengthen protection against cyber threats, said Rasim Badalbayli, a cloud solutions specialist at the regional office of Microsoft in the Central and Eastern Europe region, Trend reports on May 17. He made the remarks in Baku …
  • Iran Develops Home-Made Firewall to Shield Industries against US’ Cyber Attacks 17 May 2019 10:23 Fars News Agency TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi revealed that Tehran has developed an indigenous firewall securing its sensitive industrial facilities against Stuxnet, a cyber-weapon widely believed …
  • Ransomware 101: Understanding cyber security's biggest threat 17 May 2019 10:15 ITWeb Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. Ransomware is one of the biggest threats in today's security landscape; it has been on the scene for more than a decade and, as it continues to prove successful for cyber criminals, more high-profile …
  • 'Collaboration is key' to tackling fraud, NYPD detective says 17 May 2019 08:51 Breaking News from Ireland A New York city chief of detectives has said that resources and collaboration with other forces are necessary for combating cyber threats and fraud. Dermot Shea, who is in Ireland for the International Fraud Prevention conference in Dublin, told RTE radio’ …
  • ‘Putin is not our friend.’ Buchanan responds to Florida’s Russian hacking scandal 17 May 2019 07:02 Bradenton Herald ‘Putin is not our friend.’ Buchanan responds to Florida’s Russian hacking scandal I hacked an election. So can the Russians. It’s time America’s leaders got serious about voting security. By × It’s time America’s leaders got serious about voting security. …
  • Grappling with external threats to NZ's democracy 17 May 2019 05:44 Stuff If you are an important person going to China, Anne-Marie Brady has some advice for you. The Canterbury University China expert suggests taking only a burner phone, leaving laptops and tablets at home, setting up a dedicated email for the trip and avoiding …
  • Quick Heal launches next-gen suite of cybersecurity solutions 17 May 2019 05:44 The Asian Age The new solution will specially cater to consumers, businesses, and Government. Quick Heal Technologies Limited, a provider of IT Security Solutions to consumers, businesses and Government, announced its next-generation suite of cybersecurity solutions – ‘ …
  • Labor pledges $4m to boost CIT’s cyber security training 17 May 2019 04:45 Riot Act Head of Cyber Security and Games Dr Abu Barkat celebrates the first year of cyber training at CIT this week. Photo: CIT. Cyber security training at Canberra Institute of Technology in Reid will receive a $4 million boost as part of a federal Labor …
  • Malicious Attacks Cause of Most Data Breaches 17 May 2019 02:55 Image and Data Manager Malicious or criminal attacks accounted for the main source of data breaches during the first year of operation of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme, according to a 12‑month Insights Report release this week by the by the Office of the Australian …
  • Cyber Security Fund urgently required to tackle challenges - Dr Antwi-Boasiako 16 May 2019 23:28 Ghana News Agency By Godwill Arthur-Mensah, GNA Accra, May 16, GNA - Dr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, the National Cyber Security Advisor, has called for the establishment of a National Cyber Security Fund to mobilise diverse funding sources towards protecting the country's …
  • UK to Increase Military Budget Fearing Russia, China Threats 16 May 2019 20:47 Al Bawaba British Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt, who took the position two weeks ago, has used her maiden speech to plead for more military funding by citing Russia and China as threats, following what has become a trend in the UK’s foreign policy of recent …
  • Attackers turn to stealthier techniques 16 May 2019 19:51 ITWeb Research into threats affecting Web sites in 2018 revealed a new trend: threat actors appear to be employing more low-key attack methods to achieve their objectives. Eight international keynote speakers are heading to SA to join the local experts and share …
  • Inside the Dark Web: Here's How Easy It Is for Thieves to Buy Your Personal Info 16 May 2019 19:45 KXAS Whether it’s the news stories you hear on an almost daily basis or those alarming letters you receive in the mail from your bank, one thing is clear: Cyber criminals are constantly trying to steal our personal information. Those hijacked Social Security …
  • In quest for bigger military budget, UK’s new defense chief speaks of Russian, Chinese threats 16 May 2019 18:42 Iran Daily In a bid to provide a strong first impression, Mordaunt outlined a post-Brexit world where the “global Britain” would play the role of a “protector” and a “problem solver” in the face of emerging threats, Presstv Reported. She told a gathering of …
  • City's Cyber Security Summit Termed Great Success [VIDEO] 16 May 2019 15:03 KEEL Mark Cooper, Chief of Staff for Governor John Bel Edwards, talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about the recently concluded National Governor's Association Summit on State Cybersecurity. The conference, which was co- …
  • Trump Declares IT Emergency Over Foreign Threats; Huawei Blacklisted 16 May 2019 14:18 RTTNews President Donald Trump signed an executive order declaring a national emergency to protect U.S. computer networks from attack by "foreign adversaries". The U.S. Commerce Department said it was adding the Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies …
  • Consumers warm up to self-driving vehicles 16 May 2019 14:02 ITWeb The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion. While self-diving vehicles face a few regulatory hurdles before they can become mainstream, 67% of adults across the globe would prefer to have their children ride in one, than with a stranger. This is according to …
  • The dawn of the 'terrorbit era' 16 May 2019 14:02 ITWeb When it comes to the global threat landscape, the second half of 2018 could be described as the time of 'attacks on steroids'. It saw threat actors bulking up existing tactics, ?rapidly?evolving new ones and applying smart techniques to vastly …
  • Seven in Ten Cybersecurity Professionals Are Using or Considering Honey Pots, Deception Technology to Deliver Advanced Forensic and Attribution Capabilities 16 May 2019 11:50 Odessa American STERLING, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2019-- One in five companies are already using forensic investigations and other sophisticated methods to identify their attackers, like setting up honey pots and repositories of fake data to give attackers the idea …
  • Tech Data partners with Deep Instinct to provide deep learning that thwarts cyber-attacks 16 May 2019 10:38 Digital Media Europe Tech Data partnered with Deep Instinct to offer Deep Instinct’s product line to customers in the US, Canada and Latin America.  Deep Instinct's deep learning cyber-security platform provides enhanced protection by accurately predicting harmful known …
  • Trump allows ban on foreign ICT companies over security threats 16 May 2019 07:41 Digital Media Europe The US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order effectively banning US organisations from doing business with Chinese telecom equipment makers Huawei and ZTE. Named 'Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply …
  • ‘Regulatory Compliance Will Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats’ 16 May 2019 03:35 This Day By  Emma Okonji Having been convinced that no technology solution can guarantee 100 per cent cybersecurity protection for organisations, experts have stressed that regulatory compliance on cybersecurity, coupled with the deployment of key Information …
  • Australian Cyber Security Centre stands up government flying squad 16 May 2019 02:54 iTnews Australia The Australian Cyber Security Centre is beefing up its newly established government cyber security flying squad to hasten the pace of fortifying the Commonwealth’s cyber posture. Armed with an undisclosed amount of funding to uplift federal government …
  • Cyber center partnership announced in north Louisiana 16 May 2019 00:15 New Orleans City Business There’s a new cyber center partnership at Bossier Parish Community College. International cyber education company Cybint Solutions Inc. is working with the college to develop a center there that will host cybersecurity training, credential coursework and …
  • Citing threats, U.S. builds case — and military force — for confronting Iran 16 May 2019 00:02 Los Angeles Times “Would not be quick, easy, or confined to Iranian territory,” he tweeted. “Iran could take war to much of region and even globally with cyber, militias, etc. Oil prices would spike. And rather than weaken regime war could bolster it.”
  • Cyber Security and the Aftermarket: Ready or Not? — A Burning Question 15 May 2019 23:32 Avm-mag Not a day goes by without news of massive cyber attacks. Attackers have hoovered up valuable personal information on hundreds of millions, even billions of people. On-line communities, banks, credit bureaus, hotels, governments — and, yes, even airlines — …
  • Trump declares national emergency over cyber threats 15 May 2019 23:31 Can India News Washington, May 16 (IANS) With a motive to protect US communications network from “foreign adversaries”, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Wednesday. The executive order gives the federal government powers to restrict US companies …
  • Trump moves to ban technologies from foreign countries deemed security threats 15 May 2019 21:10 Daily Caller 5:03 PM 05/15/2019 | TechChris White | Energy Reporter President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday effectively banning certain types of technologies from foreign countries deemed a national security threat to the United States. …
  • 5 steps toward minimizing your cyber risk 15 May 2019 17:57 The Hill Given the array of cyber threats organizations face these days, it’s virtually impossible to “win” at cybersecurity. There will always be some hacker or entity who’s one step ahead. A more realistic approach is to manage the risk. When we stop trying to …
  • Police-Service-Cautions-Public-Against-Cyber-Crime-Crypto-Jacking 15 May 2019 16:50 Peace FM The Ghana Police Service has cautioned internet service providers, commercial service providers and the public against on-going crypto jacking attacks within the country’s cyber ecosystem. Crypto-jacking" is a cybercrime threat in which actor or …
  • Iran's coming response: Increased terrorism and cyber attacks? 15 May 2019 14:00 The Hill We need to prepare. With the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln and a group of B-52 bombers to the Middle East, tensions with Iran have reached a critical phase. While Iran poses a very real threat to the world’s supply of oil, the current situation …
  • Fitness tracker technology ‘could help thwart cyber attacks’ 15 May 2019 12:38 Breaking News from Ireland Technology used in fitness trackers could hold the key to reducing cyber attacks, researchers say. The team, from the University of Bath and Goldsmiths, University of London, are investigating a device that plugs into a computer. It would signal when …
  • Cyber Criminals Develop More Sophisticated Techniques -Experts 15 May 2019 06:21 Tide Some experts yesterday urged Nigerians and organisations to take proactive approach toward tackling the issue of cybercrime. They made their views known during a workshop on ‘Enterprise Security Challenges’ held at Victoria Island, organised by ITANDT …
  • Cyber threats are a collective danger: States and industry must respond collectively 14 May 2019 21:52 The Hill You are probably reading this on an internet-connected device. If you drive a car, it likely depends on dozens of internal microchips just to get you out of the driveway. If you work in an office or at home, your duties are increasingly “moving to the …
  • CyberScout Partners with Cyber 631 to Provide Crucial Services... 14 May 2019 19:24 SF Gate With a subscription to Cyber 631 cyber security package, small and medium-size CPA firms will gain access to CyberScout’s award-winning services, including 24/7 breach detection, protection and remediation, and access to specialized counsel SCOTTSDALE, …
  • Fortinet Execs to Discuss Digital Security at Int’l Cyber Defense Conference 14 May 2019 18:11 ExecutiveBiz Fortinet senior leaders have been invited to share insights at the Inter-American Defense Foundation’s Cyber Defense Conference: Western Hemisphere that will take place in Bogota, Colombia. The two-day event, launched in partnership with the Colombian …
  • C-level executives under cyber attack 14 May 2019 12:51 News Ray Ottey, fellow cyber security practitioner at Verizon Communications. C-level executives across the globe are increasingly and proactively being targeted by cyber criminals, correlating to a rise of social-engineering attacks. ITWeb Security Summit 2019 …
  • Cyber insurance is your company’s double-layer safety net 14 May 2019 07:28 News The cyber threat landscape has changed so dramatically over the past three years that businesses operating in today's digitally connected world need an effective risk management strategy, one that helps them identify and manage their business risks …
  • Debating the future of cyber 14 May 2019 02:56 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity Debating the future of cyber By Derek B. Johnson May 13, 2019 Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), co-chair of the newly established Cyberspace Solarium Commission, said the group is currently determining how best to structure itself and allocate …
  • Iranian Task Force to Counter US’ Cyber Threats: Minister 13 May 2019 11:02 IFP News Azari Jahromi on Monday said the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has developed initiatives to counter the US government’s acts of cyber-terrorism and hostile measures, such as removing Iranian mobile phone applications from Apple …
  • One third of A/NZ firms seek cyber security talent 13 May 2019 10:10 Australian Reseller News More than a third of businesses in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) are on the hunt for cyber security talent as the number of potential threats continues to rise. According to a report by IT trade association CompTIA, 75 per cent of professionals from …
  • 69% Indian firms face serious cyber attack risk: Study 13 May 2019 08:19 Can India News Kuala Lumpur, May 13 (IANS) While 69 per cent Indian and 63 per cent Australian companies are most at risk of cyber attack, 35 per cent of organisations in the region suffered at least one cyber security incident in the last 12 months, says a sector study. …
  • G7 Countries Will Simulate Major Cross-Border Cyber Attack on Financial Sector 13 May 2019 07:16 Insurancejournal Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber-security attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized by the French central bank under France’s …
  • Warning: Cyber Will Soon Cost Insurers More Than Natural Disasters 13 May 2019 02:28 Insurancejournal Cyber risks will soon become bigger risks than natural catastrophes for the insurance sector, Scor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Denis Kessler said, recommending the industry build a comprehensive, common global scale to assess cyber-related …
  • ‘Cyber incidents’ leading cause of data breaches affecting Australians, OAIC says 13 May 2019 01:57 PC World So-called ‘cyber incidents’ continue to be a leading source of data breaches that threaten Australians’ privacy, according to figures released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). The OAIC this morning released its latest …
  • Safer and secure cyber space protects businesses — CSM 12 May 2019 20:28 Borneo Post A good security system is not only crucial for businesses to be secured but would also instil confidence among its stakeholders, CSM stressed. — Bernama photo CYBERJAYA: There are various cybersecurity-related risks that could jeopardise businesses these …
  • National Small Business Week shines light on cyber threats 12 May 2019 07:30 Seacoastonline.com MJ Shoer This past week was National Small Business Week. There are more than 30 million small businesses in the United States. Two out of every three jobs created is done so by a small business. Small business is the engine of our national economy. This …
  • Cyber threats 12 May 2019 02:40 The News International Cyber threats Reports show that the registered complaints of cyber-crimes were the highest in 2018 as compared to previous years. The total number of cyber-crimes’ complaints were 6096 in 2018; among these, 273 were changed into cases, 1557 inquiries were …
  • ® Sumgayit hosts cyber security training sessions with support of Azercell 11 May 2019 13:21 Azertag “Azercell Telecom” LLC continues to hold training sessions on “Internet safety and digital citizenship”, with the view to identify and eliminate the possible threats that children, teenagers may have confront with as a result of the internet usage …
  • With support of Azercell cyber security training sessions held in Sumgayit (PHOTO) 11 May 2019 10:14 Trend.az Baku, Azerbaijan, May 11 Trend: “Azercell Telecom” LLC continues to hold training sessions on “Internet safety and digital citizenship”, with the view to identify and eliminate the possible threats that children, teenagers may have confront with as a …
  • Investorideas.com Newswire - The AI Eye: VSBLTY (CSE: VSBY) Joins Cyber Ops Alliance, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) Helps Retailers with AI Suite and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) Supports Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Assistant in Smart Headset Platform 10 May 2019 20:04 MENAFN (MENAFN - Investor Ideas) The AI Eye: VSBLTY (CSE: VSBY) Joins Cyber Ops Alliance, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) Helps Retailers with AI Suite and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) Supports Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Assistant in Smart Headset Platform Point Roberts, WA and …
  • Cyber Resilience As A Global Public Good - Speech By Benoît Cœuré, Chair Of The Bank For International Settlements’ Committee On Payments And Market Infrastructures And Member Of The Executive Board Of The European Central Bank, At The G7 Conference: “… 10 May 2019 19:22 Mondovisione Thank you to the Banque de France for giving me the opportunity to speak at this conference, both as Chair of the Bank for International Settlements’ Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and as Member of the Executive Board of the …
  • Lawmakers offer measure requiring cyber, IT training for House 10 May 2019 18:56 The Hill Lawmakers on Friday introduced a resolution to require members and employees of the House of Representatives to undergo annual cybersecurity and information technology training. The Congressional Cybersecurity Training Resolution, sponsored by Reps. …
  • DOE Makes Cyber Security Investment 10 May 2019 18:33 Rigzone by  Andreas Exarheas |Rigzone Staff |Friday, May 10, 2019 The Department of Energy announces an $8 million cyber security investment for the energy sector. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced an $8 million investment in “innovative approaches …
  • G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack 10 May 2019 15:57 Cyprus Mail Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organised by the French central bank under France’s …
  • Towards A More Cyber Secure Financial System: The Role Of Central Banks - Statement By Sabine Lautenschläger, Member Of The Executive Board Of The ECB, At The G7 2019 Conference On "Cybersecurity: Coordinating Efforts To Protect The Financial Sector In… 10 May 2019 14:36 Mondovisione As we all know, cyber threats to the financial sector are continuously evolving and becoming ever more sophisticated. The attackers – whether they be 16-year old script kiddies, hacktivist groups or even nation states – are dynamic and agile. They have …
  • G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month - France 10 May 2019 14:30 Reuters PARIS (Reuters) - Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber security attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized by the French central bank …
  • Wi-Fi routers - worrying South-East stats that help cyber criminals 10 May 2019 11:19 Worthing Herald Almost three-quarters (73%) of consumers have never changed their Wi-Fi router’s password in the South-East, leaving them exposed to cyber criminals. The survey of more than 2,000 people, conducted by Nationwide Building Society, also found more than four …
  • Dem rep says entire nation should be concerned by DC Metro cyber threats 10 May 2019 10:18 The Hill
  • Andrew Twomey: ManTech Seeks to Advance Military Cyber Training Systems Through New Innovation Facility 10 May 2019 10:10 ExecutiveBiz ManTech has opened a facility in Orlando to develop training platforms in support of U.S. military cyber warfare missions. The company said Thursday it established the Cyber Innovation Center at Central Florida Research Park in a move to accelerate the …
  • Changing the game: reputation risk in the cyber era 10 May 2019 10:00 Continuity Central Details Published: Friday, 10 May 2019 08:42 With the explosion of social media today, can you actually get a rendering of what is being said about you, your organization, etc. so as to enable you to protect your reputation?  Or, is it just too much and …
  • The C-suite is the latest target for cyber attacks warns 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report 10 May 2019 10:00 Continuity Central Details Published: Friday, 10 May 2019 09:17 C-level executives – who have access to a company’s most sensitive information, are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, according to the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. Senior …
  • New Directives Seek to Address Discovered Cyber Vulnerabilities Fast 10 May 2019 09:01 News Max A new Binding Operational Directive (BOD) issued by Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher Krebs last week seeks to enhance the cooperative approach to mitigating losses due to hacking attacks by streamlining the …
  • Minister to attend G7 Tech for Humanity meeting on cyber collaboration visit to Europe 10 May 2019 08:29 M2 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/beehive-govt-nz Hon Kris Faafoi will attend the "Tech for Humanity" meeting of G7 Digital Ministers in Paris next week, and has added a further number of cyber engagements to planned travel to …
  • New Jersey woman accused of cyber trolling people across the world 10 May 2019 04:48 WPVI A group of people from across the world have turned to Action News for help. They say they're victims of a cyber troll living in South Jersey. They say the Florence Township woman has harassed them on social media and even swatted them, that's a …
  • Slovakia is vulnerable to hybrid threats 09 May 2019 23:53 The Slovak Spectator Experts analysed six key fields that face attacks most often. Slovakia is vulnerable to hybrid threats, say the authors of the latest publication from the Globsec think-tank. “We cannot pretend that Slovakia need not be concerned by hybrid threats when we …
  • DOD can't hold onto cyber warriors 09 May 2019 20:44 Government Computer News DOD can't hold onto cyber warriors By Lauren C. Williams May 09, 2019 As hard as it is to recruit cyber warriors, it's even tougher to hold onto them, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told lawmakers at a May 8 hearing on the 2020 defense …
  • NCC moves to end cyber crimes 09 May 2019 15:11 New Telegraph Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), yesterday said it was stepping up its fight against cyber crimes in the country. The commission said many people have lost their lives, monies, personal identity and privacies through cybercrime which gave rise to …
  • Singapore bans revenge porn and cyber-flashing in a major crackdown on online offences 09 May 2019 14:11 Evening Standard Revenge porn and cyber-flashing have been banned in Singapore as part of a major overhaul of the country’s criminal code. Sharing explicit videos or images without the consent of the person featured, or passing on unsolicited pictures of one’s private …
  • CNA Hardy Enhances Its Cyber Proposition for UK Clients 09 May 2019 14:01 Insurancejournal.com CNA Hardy, a specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, announced significant enhancements to its cyber proposition with a new pre-breach service and additional coverages. “Our latest cyber proposition …
  • Guard Soldiers join multi-state Cyber Shield 2019 09 May 2019 13:41 US Army (official) CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. - Virginia National Guard cyber warriors joined more than 800 National Guard personnel from 40 states and territories for Cyber Shield 2019 to test their skills in response to cyber incidents along with civilians from state government …
  • Proper cyber hygiene critical across all industries 09 May 2019 12:05 News Shira Rubinoff, president of SecureMySocial. Leveraging the human aspects of security is one of the impactful ways of ensuring security measures have a better chance of being embraced by employees and stay part of the culture within the organisation. ITWeb …
  • GajShield Gaj OS Bulwark 4.0 to enhance corporate cyber defence 09 May 2019 07:50 The Asian Age Aims to add greater visibility, deeper inspection and better Security. GajShield Infotech, a cloud and data security solutions provider announced their next generation network security solutions, ‘GAJ OS Bulwark 4.0’. Enhancing the firewall experience, …
  • Cyber espionage in govt depts on the rise in Telangana 09 May 2019 07:10 The New Indian Express By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Cyber-espionage in public administration is one of the most daunting security breaches that continue to be on the prowl. There have been at least 23,399 incidents noted over the past year across the State, as highlighted …
  • Australian CISOs struggling to stay ahead of escalating threats 09 May 2019 06:56 PC World Phishing attacks were by far the biggest security threats faced by Australian businesses during 2018, according to a new survey that confirmed companies continue to be under siege from ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) and password compromise …
  • IT specialist convicted on cyber hacking charges sentenced 09 May 2019 02:35 Washington Times CHICAGO (AP) - A three-year prison sentence has been handed a man found guilty of hacking the servers of a northern Illinois company after he was fired. Edward Soybel, a former computer technician for Lake Forest-based W.W. Grainger, was convicted by a …
  • A few good men and women needed as cyber warriors 08 May 2019 22:08 Houston Chronicle Behind a black metal fence, past multiple electronic locks, in a restricted corner of an already high-security brick building, specially trained men and women work 24-hours a day defending the nation. They scan giant computer screens looking for …
  • Web Application Vulnerability Scanner Helps Eliminate Threats 08 May 2019 22:03 MarketWatch.com May 08, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Computers and technology are used in nearly every aspect of personal and business life. In many cases, we will put in our eight hours at the office and then check our emails after we go home. Sometimes we will notice …
  • Shanahan: 'We get out-recruited' for cyber talent 08 May 2019 21:11 Federal Computer Week Defense Shanahan: 'We get out-recruited' for cyber talent By Lauren C. Williams May 08, 2019 Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan, shown hear speaking at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington. D.C., Oct. 3, 2017 Congress wants more cyber …
  • US Struggles to Staff Cyber Defenсe ‘Red Teams' - Shanahan 08 May 2019 19:02 Sputnik International US 20:36 08.05.2019(updated 20:37 08.05.2019) Get short URL WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US military is having difficulty staffing so-called red teams, which conduct fake cyberattacks to expose vulnerabilities, because of competition from the private tech …

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