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  • Supplier ownership should be considered in assessing supply chain risk 03 Jun 2020 22:26 Federal Computer Week Comment Supplier ownership should be considered in assessing supply chain risk By Erik Ekwurzel Jun 03, 2020   Optional caption goes here. Optional caption goes here. Optional caption goes here. Optional caption goes here. The Defense Department supply …
  • Queensland's long-time government CIO quietly departs 03 Jun 2020 22:01 iTnews Australia The Queensland government’s long-time chief information officer Andrew Mills has left the top job after more than six years at the helm of the state’s IT estate. Mills quietly exited the Department of Housing and Public Works - which housed the former …
  • Junior NTR fans give rape threats to Meera Chopra for 'liking' Mahesh Babu more than their icon 03 Jun 2020 17:24 International Business Times Happy Birthday, Jr.NTR The fans of Junior NTR have given rape and death threats to actress Meera Chopra on a social media site. Without ignoring the issue, the actress has tagged the Telugu star after facing non-stop abusive messages from them. Meera …
  • Cyberint Selected for CyberTech 100 2020 List by FinTech Global 03 Jun 2020 17:19 SF Gate - California Cyberint has been recognized as a cybertech company every financial institution needs to know about PETAK TIKVA, Israel (PRWEB) June 03, 2020 Cyberint https://cyberint.com/ has been named to the CyberTech 100 - a list of the world’s most …
  • Swedish cyber security partners publish reports on risks and counter-measures 03 Jun 2020 12:11 Digital Media Europe Swedish communications regulator PTS said it has been working with The Swedish Armed Forces, National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA), Civil Contingencies Authority (MSB) and Security Police (Sapo) and Policy Authority to set up Sweden's national …
  • Police arrest suspect over threats against Israeli prime minister 03 Jun 2020 10:18 Online Nigeria Home | News | General | Police arrest suspect over threats against Israeli prime minister Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, wearing a protective face mask, chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on May 31, 2020. (Photo by RONEN ZVULUN …
  • Meera Chopra files complaint after receiving death threats on Twitter 03 Jun 2020 08:24 GEO TV Indian star Meera Chopra has filed a complaint after receiving rape and death threats from Jr NTR fans on Twitter. Priyanka Chopra’s cousin Meera held a #askmeera session on Twitter Tuesday where she said she likes Mahesh Babu more than Jr NTR. Meera’s …
  • Meera Chopra receives rape threats on Twitter, to take legal action 03 Jun 2020 07:05 Indian Express Meera Chopra urged Hyderabad Police and Twitter to taken action against the abusers. (Photo: Meera Chopra/Instagram) Meera Chopra on Tuesday was threatened with rape by Jr NTR fans after the Bollywood actor said she likes Mahesh Babu more than the RRR …
  • Employees are the first line of defence against cyber crime – use them 03 Jun 2020 07:01 News Employees are a company’s first line of defence against cyber crime. Yet, due to poor awareness and a lack of user behaviour monitoring, they fall victim to the trickery of cyber criminals who use sophisticated social engineering techniques to manipulate …
  • Meera Chopra gets rape threats after she said she likes Mahesh Babu more than Jr NTR, files complaint 03 Jun 2020 06:51 InToday Actress Meera Chopra recently conducted #AskMeera session on Twitter. When asked about actor Jr NTR, she replied that she doesn't know him and is not his fan. This didn't go down well with the actor's fans. Abusive trolls targeted Meera and …
  • InternetNZ Offers Its New Cyber Security Product For An Extended Free Trial 03 Jun 2020 06:31 Scoop Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 4:06 pm Press Release: Internet NZ InternetNZ has announced that its new cyber security product, Defenz Domain Name System (DNS) Firewall, is available for a free four month trial. This extended trial is offered to organisations and …
  • 10 Tips for Maintaining InfoSec During Layoffs 02 Jun 2020 22:07 Information Week Insider cyber threats are always an issue during layoffs -- but with record numbers of home office workers heading for the unemployment line, it's never been harder to maintain cybersecurity during offboarding. Business disruption and the financial …
  • Uila enables VDI User Session Analysis for VMware Horizon for... 02 Jun 2020 19:50 SF Gate - California Uila enables VDI User Session Analysis for VMware Horizon for Faster Problem Resolution New Integration optimizes end-user VDI experience and Business Productivity. SUNNYVALE, Calif. (PRWEB) June 02, 2020 Uila Inc., the Application-centric Performance …
  • Global ADAS and Autonomous Driving Component Market (2019 to 2029) - Rising Focus Toward Vehicle Platooning Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com 02 Jun 2020 18:36 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 2, 2020-- The "Global ADAS and Autonomous Driving Component Market: Focus on Component Type, Level of Autonomy, Vehicle Type, Country-Wise Analysis, Autonomous Simulation Software and Supply Chain Analysis - Analysis and …
  • The ‘pannex’ is here 02 Jun 2020 16:41 Politico With help from Eric Geller and Martin Matishak 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 …
  • What Types of Software Should Your Business Invest In? 02 Jun 2020 16:27 IVCPOST The specific needs of each business are different, but what remains the same is the importance of making smart business decisions. Every business owner has budgets that they allocate to various parts of their business model, including product development, …
  • Cuban LGBTQ activists and media correspondents harassed with death threats 02 Jun 2020 15:14 Washington Blade Editor’s note: Tremenda Nota is the Washington Blade’s media partner in Cuba. This article ran on their website on May 30. Tremenda Nota published a Spanish version of this article on May 25. HAVANA — In the past several days, an anonymous individual sent …
  • KPN introduces Central Firewall service 02 Jun 2020 14:20 Digital Media Europe Dutch operator KPN announced the new service Central Firewall in its networking portfolio for large businesses. The managed service offers up-to-date protection against all the latest cyber-threats, the company said.  Central Firewall ensures extra …
  • Quantum to Showcase Latest Solutions for Protecting and Preserving Critical Data at VirtualQ | Protect and Archive Event 02 Jun 2020 14:15 GuruFocus.com SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Corp. (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced it will host VirtualQ | Protect & Archive, a virtual video event featuring live keynotes, educational sessions and technology demonstrations, from June …
  • Cyber Security Industry Analysis 2020 - Mobile Security Threats & Growth During COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 02 Jun 2020 13:04 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 2, 2020-- The "CyberSecurity: Mobile Security Threats & Growth During COVID-19 Industry Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The COVID-19 pandemic is opening up a massive …
  • CXO Research: Legacy Technology and Lack of Skills Hindering Digital Transformation and IT Modernization 02 Jun 2020 11:51 Odessa American COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 2, 2020-- As organizations look to transform their business operations and revolutionize customer service, Digital Transformation (DX) is at the top of most CXOs’ agendas; in fact, DX spending is expected to approach $7 …
  • SK Telecom to provide cyber security, consulting services for Myanmar Cyber Security Center 02 Jun 2020 07:37 Telecompaper South Korean operator SK Telecom has announced it has signed a contract with Myanmar’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC). Under the terms of the deal, SK Telecom will provide cyber security and consulting services to power Myanmar’s prevention and …
  • Perils of 'national security' in virus era 02 Jun 2020 07:18 Bangkok Post National security -- coupled with public health -- has been invoked in many countries to justify actions to curb the spread of Covid-19. It has led to a variety of actions, including curfews, lockdown, quarantine and other measures to stem the tide of the …
  • Queensland to host three cyber innovation hubs 02 Jun 2020 03:27 iTnews Australia Queensland will become the latest state to play host to an AustCyber-backed cyber security innovation node, with not one but three hubs set to accelerate the burgeoning sector. The new nodes will be established in Brisbane, Townsville and the Sunshine …
  • Queensland to get new cyber security innovation nodes 02 Jun 2020 03:11 iTWire Queensland is set to strengthen its position in the cyber security sector, with three new Cyber Security Innovation Nodes to be established across the state. Aimed at making businesses more secure, as well as driving economic growth and creating new jobs, …
  • Queensland gets three new cyber innovation hubs 02 Jun 2020 02:26 PC Magazine The federal government has announced the standing up of three new cyber-focused innovation hubs in Queensland, which it hopes will "add more firepower" to the national AustCyber network. The Cyber Security Innovation Nodes will be established in …
  • Protecting from insider threats in the transportation sector 01 Jun 2020 16:48 WFED Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. When it comes to security, cyber or otherwise, often the people you trust can become threats. Insider threats to …
  • Protected: CTTIC is challenging the assumption of cyber information sharing 01 Jun 2020 12:41 WFED Erin Joe Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence More Erin Joe Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence Erin Joe is an attorney …
  • Data of 7 million Indians exposed online while loading them on BHIM app, claims Israeli cybersecurity firm: Report 01 Jun 2020 08:24 The Hindu Business Line The data of about seven million Indian users is available on a public domain after it had been breached, according to Israeli cybersecurity firm vpnMentor. The firm discovered a data breach where the data of millions of users was exposed while they were …
  • Cybersecurity the responsibility of agencies, not us, AGD and ASD say 01 Jun 2020 06:19 PC Magazine During a hearing held by the Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit last month into the cybersecurity resilience of Commonwealth entities, the federal opposition poked holes in current reporting requirements and highlighted a lack of accountability …
  • Cybersecurity investments ‘failing’ say Australian companies 01 Jun 2020 01:43 iTWire Many Australian companies believe that their cybersecurity investments are failing, whilst the number of breaches increased by 50% in Australia from 2018 to 2019, according to new research which also found that with the acceleration of cyber threats due to …
  • Orca Tech signs distie agreement with cyber security ISV ItsMine 01 Jun 2020 01:11 Australian Reseller News Distributor Orca Technology has signed a distribution agreement with Israel-based independent software vendor (ISV) ItsMine in what it claims is an exclusive arrangement for Australia. The agreement focuses on ItsMine’s core Beyond DLP (data loss …
  • Why data governance is key to restarting growth 31 May 2020 20:45 Business Daily Monday, June 1, 2020 0:01 By ARNOLD KARANJA | Many businesses still do not have a data governance mechanism. FILE PHOTO | NMG  World over, business executives are grappling with the onerous task of leading their organisations towards “Recovery, restoration …
  • CJ Maraga warns of surge in cyber crime during Covid-19 lockdown 30 May 2020 12:13 Standard Digital News Nairobi Maraga was concerned that inevitably, the surge in the use of online platforms increases the risk of cybercrime Chief Justice David Maraga (pictured) has warned of a surge in litigation of cyber-crime related cases in the future post-Covid-19 …
  • £5k to spend? I’d buy this FTSE 100 stock in an ISA and hold it forever 30 May 2020 10:50 Stock Investing Advice Intertek Group (LSE: ITRK) is a FTSE 100 share well-placed to benefit in a post-coronavirus landscape. But the blue-chip assurance, inspection, product testing and certification company hasn’t had things its own way of late, as the pandemic wreaked havoc …
  • Cyber-threats haunt health care sector amid coronavirus panic 30 May 2020 09:11 American Thinker Just three years ago, we got to see the destructive potential of a worldwide state-sponsored hacking attack during 2017's WannaCry outbreak.  The unprecedented cyber-event, which disabled around 200,000 systems in roughly 150 countries globally, was a …
  • Cyber criminals exploit COVID-19 crisis 29 May 2020 23:57 Caymanian Compass Criminals are using the coronavirus crisis as bait to hook people into a variety of cyber-scams. Regulators have seen a “100% jump” in criminal activity online since the start of the pandemic. Alee Fa’amoe, who represents OfReg at the National Emergency …
  • Canada Participates in Second Roundtable on the Path to International Energy Agency's Clean Energy Transitions Summit 29 May 2020 16:47 Tradingcharts.com OTTAWA, May 29, 2020 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, Canada and governments around the world are working to contain the virus, keep people safe and limit economic impacts. Throughout the crisis, the energy …
  • NSA tiptoes further onto DHS’s turf 29 May 2020 16:25 Politico With help from Martin Matishak 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 news you need with …
  • BrandPost: Critical Insights to Closing the Growing Cybersecurity Skills Gap 29 May 2020 16:01 csoonline.com The cybersecurity industry is facing an increasingly widening skills gap that has left many organizations even more vulnerable to breaches. According to a recent Fortinet-commissioned study, conducted by MaritzCX, 73% of respondents reported having had at …
  • SA number three on world list of most cybercrime victims 29 May 2020 15:55 Business Day SA has third-highest number of cybercrime victims in the world with about R2.2bn lost each year through fraudulent activities carried via the internet, according to professional services company Accenture. The research suggests that threat actors perceive …
  • Boom in cyber jobs on back of COVID success 29 May 2020 12:47 Advertiser The Premier said South Australia’s newly won reputation for safety meant it was in a prime position to attract foreign cybersecurity companies to open new bases in the state.The $9 million Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre – soon to open at Lot …
  • N. Korea slams US over cybercrime accusation 29 May 2020 11:47 Korea Herald (123rf) North Korea on Friday lashed out at the United States for issuing an advisory last month over the communist regime's cyber threats. "To put it clearly, our state has nothing to do at all with what is claimed by the US to be a cyber threat …
  • Cyber criminals on the loose 29 May 2020 03:36 The New Indian Express Express News Service KOCHI: Kochi has become the preferred hunting ground of cyber fraudsters during the pandemic, it would seem. According to a study conducted by Chennai-based cybersecurity agency K7 Computing between February and April, the maximum …
  • Remote working sees cloud threats soar by 630% 29 May 2020 02:33 Australian Reseller News Enterprise clouds have become the new bullseye of cyber hackers determined to exploit the distraction caused by the coronavirus pandemic. According to McAfee, external attacks to cloud accounts increased by 630 per cent as hackers from China, Russia and …
  • New Akamai service to guard against JavaScript threats 29 May 2020 01:05 iTWire Global content delivery network Akamai has launched Page Integrity Manager, an edge service that can be embedded into Web pages to protect against JavaScript threats such as Web skimming, formjacking and Magecart attacks. The new service will run off …
  • NSA's cyber wing looks to safeguard COVID research and expand outreach 29 May 2020 00:39 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity NSA's cyber wing looks to safeguard COVID research and expand outreach By Derek B. Johnson May 28, 2020   Optional caption goes here. Optional caption goes here. Optional caption goes here. Optional caption goes here. The National …
  • AAIS, Berkley Re Solutions Launch Cyber Protection Product for Families 28 May 2020 23:18 Insurancejournal AAIS (the American Association of Insurance Services) and Berkley Re Solutions, a Berkley Company (BRS), have launched Family Cyber Protection Solution, a new product designed to protect consumers as cyber threats and crimes continue to increase. The …
  • NSA warns of Russian military cyberattacks exploiting email software 28 May 2020 16:54 The Washington Times The U.S. National Security Agency issued a new warning on Thursday saying Russian military cyber actors are connected to a new wave of attacks exploiting widely used email software. The NSA said the Russian attackers, the Sandworm Team, have been …
  • Updated platform offers zero-trust management of multi-clouds 28 May 2020 14:03 BetaNews Multi-cloud environments tend to be harder to secure because teams and applications are much more distributed resulting in a larger attack surface. A zero-trust approach deals with these threats but can introduce overheads that make it hard to manage. …
  • US and Aus alliance 'founded on decades of trust and economic technology leadership' 28 May 2020 13:38 News.com.au To unlock defence capabilities like autonomous vehicles and all things fifth generation, a secure communications and data network is vital, which is where US tech giant Verizon has a crucial role to play to protect against threats. Trust and protection are …
  • Massive shift to digital space increases the need for Cyber Security experts 28 May 2020 13:04 The Times of India The transition to online space and the remote working demand of employees have amplified the vulnerability of hacking Cyber Security has become a major concern worldwide with the increase in the online dependence of corporates, educational institutes, …
  • National Grid Gas Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission become newest members of the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) 28 May 2020 11:19 itrportal.com National Grid Gas Transmission (NGGT) and National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) are part of National Grid plc which is one of the world’s largest investor owned energy utilities, committed to delivering electricity and gas safely, reliably and …
  • HP Inc (HPQ) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript 28 May 2020 09:36 The Motley Fool Image source: The Motley Fool. HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) Q2 2020 Earnings Call May 27, 2020, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day everyone and welcome to the Second Quarter 2020 HP Inc. …
  • South Africa’s army is in a ‘critical state of decline’ – here’s how bad things are right now 28 May 2020 08:22 News Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans has raised alarms about the deteriorating abilities of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). In a presentation on Wednesday (27 May), the committee said that it is concerned that …
  • The World Federation Of Exchanges Publishes Update On Industry Cyber Efforts During The Pandemic 28 May 2020 08:04 Mondovisione The World Federation of Exchanges (“WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, today published a report detailing measures the industry has taken to adapt and enhance existing cyber resilience tools during the pandemic, as exchanges and CCPs  …
  • Maryland gets cyber assist from National Guard during pandemic 28 May 2020 01:39 Government Computer News Maryland gets cyber assist from National Guard during pandemic By Lauren C. Williams May 27, 2020 Maryland Governor Larry Hogan called in the National Guard to help his state  -- not just with its pandemic response but also with cybersecurity assessments. …
  • PIA Program: PIA Cyber Insurance Program 27 May 2020 22:51 Pianet As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to affect the way we do business, PIA is highlighting specific programs that may be useful to you right now. We hope this is helpful. Why care about this now? During this pandemic, your clients are finding …
  • 6 tips to maximize security while working from home 27 May 2020 16:43 BetaNews Cyberattacks are on the rise as cybercriminals look to exploit the current COVID-19 pandemic which has left an unprecedented amount of people working from home which is highly unlike any normal working from home situation. As many begin to adjust to life …
  • Two-thirds of businessmen say cyber crime could occur more during Covid-19 than before: Survey 27 May 2020 14:11 The Hindu Business Line The CrowdStrike Work Security Index has said that there was a 100x increase in Covid-19 themed malicious files between February and March. A total of 4,048 senior decision-makers in India, Australia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, …
  • WFH triggers increased e-collaboration, cyber threats, finds study 27 May 2020 12:04 The Hindu Business Line As the Covid-19 lockdown has forced companies to allow their staff to work from home, there has been a sharp increase in the use of cloud-based e-collaboration tools. It’s not just employees of IT companies, a bulk of the workforce of firms across …
  • EOH unit iOCO offers Proofpoint cyber security services 27 May 2020 10:30 Telecompaper EOH subsidiary iOCO has announced a partnership with cloud security services provider Proofpoint, which focuses on the human input component of the cyber security risk. It uses an integrated suite of cloud products to stop targeted threats, safeguard data …
  • Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud now available: ‘Vaccine’ option for cyber threats 27 May 2020 10:13 News Peter French, Managing Director of Synapsys. Following Acronis’s early May launch of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Synapsys, the leading distributor of Acronis cyber protection in Africa, has seen its first managed service provider (MSP) partners go live …
  • Cyber Attack in Telecom Sector Market Potential Growth, Share, Demand And Analysis Of Key Players- Research Forecasts to 2027 27 May 2020 08:44 MarketWatch.com The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 27, 2020 (Daily Market Journal via Comtex) -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Global Cyber Attack in Telecom Sector Market covers the present scenario (2014-2019) and the …
  • Allot BusinessSecure Helps Telcos Keep Businesses Cyber Secure 26 May 2020 23:40 TMCNet Allot has launched Allot BusinessSecure, a new solution that CSPs can offer their SMB and Enterprise customers to protect them from emerging cybersecurity threats, including malware, phishing, ransomware and crypto-mining, while increasing revenue. …
  • B.C. needs changes to keep cyber threats out of its election process: report 26 May 2020 17:31 CHEK
  • IT professionals report increased cybersecurity threats related to remote working 26 May 2020 16:50 Engineering News A survey has found that 71% of information technology (IT) and security professionals have reported an increase in security threats related to remote working, while Interpol and Europol have warned of a huge spike in Covid-19-related fraud, says …
  • It is time to protect our frontline institutions from cyber attacks 26 May 2020 16:49 The Hill As the world’s healthcare professionals and volunteers continue to engage with the unrelenting toll of COVID-19, their efforts are being impaired by another unseen foe: malicious hackers. The bad guys online are not just surviving in the chaos and …
  • Allot launches BusinessSecure cyber-security platform 26 May 2020 12:15 Telecompaper Allot launched Allot BusinessSecure, a new platform that CSPs can offer their SMB and Enterprise customers to protect them from emerging cyber-security threats. Allot BusinessSecure is the newest member of the Allot Secure family of unified cyber-security …
  • Endpoint detection and response necessary to prevent cyber threats 26 May 2020 09:26 News Traditional anti-virus protection, which is usually classified as an endpoint protection platform (EPP) tool, is not considered capable of dealing with many of the modern-day cyber security threats. The reasons for this include: the sophistication of …
  • Trend Micro research highlights emerging deepfake ransomware, AI bot threats 26 May 2020 09:04 Engineering News Cybersecurity multinational Trend Micro has warned businesses about emerging threats, such as Deepfake ransomware, artificial intelligence (AI) bots, access-as-a-service and targeted subscriber identity module- (SIM-) swapping. "A layered, risk-based …
  • B.C. needs changes to keep cyber threats out of its election process: report 26 May 2020 00:34 National Newswatch VICTORIA — British Columbia should update its Election Act to include cyber protection measures before next year's scheduled provincial election, says the chief electoral officer. Anton Boegman submitted a report to the B.C. legislature Monday that …
  • B.C. needs change to keep cyber threats out of its election process: report 25 May 2020 20:42 Vancouver Sun VICTORIA — B.C.’s chief electoral officer is recommending the government make several changes to protect the provincial electoral process from foreign interference, misleading advertising and impersonation. A report submitted to the legislature by Anton …
  • AI plays major role in automating cyber security threat detection and prevention 25 May 2020 09:17 News Simeon Tassev, MD and QSA at Galix. In one form or another, artificial intelligence (AI) plays a role in the majority of technology today, and cyber security is no different. Anything that makes use of any form of behavioural analytics will inevitably …
  • No revenge pornography, setting limits to online friendships: CBSE’s cyber safety lessons for teens 24 May 2020 14:02 Indian Express By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: May 24, 2020 5:55:29 pm CBSE has shared a Cyber Safety handbook with schools for class 9 to 12 students. Representational image/ file Warning against “revenge pornography”, setting limits to online friendships, valuing …
  • Send Nudes or Suffer Shame: Moroccan Women Face Cyber Bullying 24 May 2020 00:14 Morocco World News Rabat –  By all appearances, a teenage Moroccan girl was flirting with men over social media and requesting cards Moroccans use to recharge phone credit. Those paying to top up “her” internet data did not know that their exchange was deceiving. The men …
  • Wanted: Demand for security professionals is rising to keep the increasing threats at bay 23 May 2020 18:30 Economic Times There is a freeze on hiring at insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar. There is one big exception, though — the company is looking to hire a head of IT security. Now with WFH, around 10 million policies being sold a year and over 10,000 agents, “we need an …
  • Top UN official warns cyber crime on rise in pandemic 23 May 2020 12:50 The Boston Globe Online UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. disarmament chief warned Friday that cyber crime is on the rise, with a 600% increase in malicious emails during the COVID-19 pandemic. Izumi Nakamitsu told an informal meeting of the U.N. Security Council that the …
  • Cyber attacks threaten security, peace, stability: Qatar 23 May 2020 09:19 Peninsula Qatar  23 May 2020 - 9:20 Picture: Twitter page of Qatar's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador H E Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani New York: The State of Qatar has stressed that cyber-attacks threaten security, peace and stability, …
  • Coalition Launches Cyber Insurance and Security Coverage in Canada 23 May 2020 04:55 Insurancejournal Coalition, the cyber insurance and security managing general agent, announced it is offering its products and services to Canada-based businesses. The San Francisco-based company described the offering as proactive cyber-security products and services as …
  • Pandemic duties for National Guard include cyber help 22 May 2020 19:30 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity Pandemic duties for National Guard include cyber help By Lauren C. Williams May 22, 2020 On March 12, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan called in the National Guard to aid in the coronavirus pandemic response by executive order. Since then, the …
  • NC National Guard cyber mission continues despite COVID-19 22 May 2020 16:30 US Army (official) RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) and NC Division of Emergency Management hosted remote “virtual” cybertraining for state, local and tribal government officials May 13 and 15.More than 100 people from 61 organizations or government …
  • Different times, different cyber threats: Loptr’s David Newell talks about protecting companies during Covid-19 22 May 2020 16:02 Bizjournals
  • Breach Report: staying alert in the face of cyber dark ages 22 May 2020 15:49 Tradingcharts.com May 22, 2020 LONDON, May 22, 2020 (JCN Newswire via COMTEX) -- The cyber landscape is getting riskier every day with rampaging hordes of hi-tech vandals. Meanwhile, both large and small organizations fail to ensure proper data security. It is necessary to …
  • CloudStrike, Palo Alto Networks Or Zscaler: Which Cyber Security Stock Should You Pick? 22 May 2020 14:55 Trefis Cybersecurity stocks have rallied sharply this year, with our indicative theme of six cybersecurity stocks that include Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) , Zscaler (NASDAQ:ZS), and others up by about 28% year-to-date, on an equally weighted basis. While …
  • ‘Making users prone to cyber threats’: SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea for ban on Zoom app 22 May 2020 11:17 Indian Express By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: May 22, 2020 2:22:16 pm The plea, filed by Delhi resident Harsh Chugh, has also sought a direction to the Centre to carry out an exhaustive technical study into the security and privacy risks of using Zoom application. The …
  • Zimbabwean cyber bill ready to proceed to Parliament for debate 22 May 2020 08:51 Telecompaper Zimbabwe's Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill has been gazetted and now proceeds to Parliament for debate and possible amendment before being passed into law, reports The Herald. The Bill concerns the storage, processing and transmission of data. …
  • ‘Kerala, Punjab, TN faced brunt of cyber attacks during COVID-19’ 22 May 2020 00:01 India Tribune Chennai, May 21 (IANS) During the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, Kerala recorded the highest number of cyber attacks followed by Punjab and Tamil Nadu, a study by anti-virus software firm K7 Computing said on Thursday. In a statement issued here, the …
  • Pharmaceutical Supply Chains At Risk Of Emerging Cyber Threats 21 May 2020 20:45 Benzinga As we enter a new decade in the digital age, data management has become a top priority for many high-value industries, especially pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. This sector strives to keep pace with the increased demand of COVID-19, as well as …
  • 'Sweep it under the carpet': Health tech cyber threats loom 21 May 2020 16:44 WA Today Over the past two weeks high-profile cyber attacks at transport giant Toll Holdings and miner BlueScope Steel have prompted experts to warn the health sector will be next. The medical community has been grappling with the privacy implications of using …
  • Cyber Seller Coalition Counters Insurtech Funding Dip, Raises $90 Million for Expansion 21 May 2020 16:44 Insurancejournal Coalition, an insurtech managing general agency focused on cyber insurance and security, disclosed it raised $90 million in new venture financing earlier this year to fuel development of new products and a global expansion. “We are in the fortunate …
  • Google lands Defense Department deal to fight cyber threats 21 May 2020 15:03 New York Post Google Cloud has landed a contract with the Defense Department to detect and respond to cyber threats. The deal with the Defense Innovation Unit is in the “seven figures,” Google confirmed Wednesday after Axios first reported the contract. The tech …
  • Cyber sector challenges present broker opportunities 21 May 2020 13:39 Insurance Times Current challenges in the cyber insurance market present opportunities for brokers and therefore they have a critical role to play in its growth. The cyber market is facing several challenges that is stifling adoption rates, such as the speed at which …
  • Commander Discusses a Decade of DOD Cyber Power 21 May 2020 13:03 Defense.gov Ten years ago, U.S. Cyber Command passed its first milestone: the ability to conduct cyberspace operations as the new sub-unified combatant command.  While the command's mission has evolved over the last decade, defense of the nation in cyberspace …
  • Businesses exposed to online security threats 21 May 2020 09:57 Trade Arabia Gaping holes in online security measures have resulted in more than 726 million cyber-attacks launched from online resources this year.    As 375,000 new types of malwares are detected daily,  experts are warning that darker, more extreme attacks could be …
  • Fortinet makes all cyber-security training courses available for free 21 May 2020 08:42 Telecompaper Fortinet is opening the entire self-paced catalogue of advanced Network Security Expert training courses for free. Fortinet is making 24 advanced security courses available for free that cover topics ranging from Secure SD-WAN, public cloud security and …
  • Cyber Insurance & Security Company Coalition Secures $90 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led by Valor Equity Partners 21 May 2020 04:50 Crowdfundinsider May 20, 2020 @ 3:02 pm By Samantha Hurst Coalition, the leading cyber insurance and security company, announced on Wednesday it has raised $90 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Valor Equity Partners with participation from …
  • Opinion: How to sell cyber insurance digitally 21 May 2020 03:33 Canadianunderwriter We’re operating in a much more digital world than just a few months ago. As companies of all sizes scramble to make their operations work outside their physical buildings, the threat of cyber attacks increases. Small business clients intuitively understand …
  • Coronavirus Pandemic Brings Surge In Online Crime: 'Some Of The Biggest Threats Are Cybercriminals' 20 May 2020 23:44 Benzinga In the first-quarter of 2020, 854,441 confirmed phishing and counterfeit pages and 4 million suspicious pages were detected, according to data released by Bolster, a fraud prevention company.  The FBI says it has seen a spike in cyber crimes reported to …
  • 60% of Insider Threats Involve Employees Planning to Leave 20 May 2020 20:07 Information Week Researchers shows most "flight-risk" employees planning to leave an organization tend to start stealing data two to eight weeks before they go. More than 80% of employees planning to leave an organization bring its data with them. These " …

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