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  • M&A and tech- The legal frontiers in Indonesia - Asia Business Law Journal 22 Jul 2019 09:30 Jakarta News Contemporary approaches to cross-border M&A and rapid new innovations in technology-based services make Indonesia a catalyst for change According to the data of the Indonesian Business Competition Supervisory Commission (Komisi Pengawas Persaingan …
  • Valen Analytics, Drone Base and CNA Pitch Products 22 Jul 2019 06:26 ClaimsJournal.com Valen Analytics Predicts Comp Risks with no Loss History Workers’ compensation carriers can now accurately score a policy even where there is no loss history on the account, according Valen Analytics, a data analytics and predictive modeling firm for the …
  • Congress can — and should — modernize today  22 Jul 2019 04:05 The Hill If Congress wants to be responsive to the digitally-connected generations, it must reform itself. Members and their staffs should immediately begin utilizing existing technologies to improve the efficiency and responsiveness of offices, allowing for time …
  • Firms that put security first 'more successful' 22 Jul 2019 02:40 Irish Independent Such initiatives can range from basic internal email systems to the use of cloud technology. The survey of more than 3,000 executives and technology professionals worldwide, including in Ireland, found the top 25pc of respondents - market leaders - are not …
  • IT expert advocates CSOs involvement in national cybersecurity policy formulation 21 Jul 2019 20:43 Ghana News Agency By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, July 21, GNA – Mr Eric Akomeah, an information technology (IT) expert has advocated for an increased involvement of civil society organisations (CSOs) in the development and implementation of National Cyber Security Strategy. He …
  • ACDRO reiterates importance of cybersecurity education 21 Jul 2019 20:43 Ghana News Agency By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, July 21, GNA - Africa Cybersecurity Digital Rights Organisation (ACDRO) has reiterated the importance for continued education, coordination and collaboration to create awareness on the significance of cybersecurity among the …
  • Control on state authorities over use of Cybersecurity Act suggested: Poll 21 Jul 2019 03:57 Bangkok Post Proper control on state authorities against misuse of the Cybersecurity Act is one of the many suggestions made by people in an opinion survey carried out jointly by the Public Relations Department (PRD) and National Institute of Development Administration …
  • Congress should restore Pell Grant eligibility to incarcerated individuals 20 Jul 2019 23:48 The Hill In March 2001, I walked out of New York State’s Albion Correctional Facility with the clothes on my back, $40.00 and a bus ticket. I left prison filled with fear of the future. Back then, I didn’t imagine my life’s work would include undoing policies and …
  • Tech critics on both sides have it wrong: Section 230 is not a special privilege 20 Jul 2019 20:57 The Hill Recently, both Republicans and Democrats have publicly questioned the future of one of the most important laws underpinning the explosion of the internet: Section 230 of 1996’s Communications Decency Act. Policymakers including Speaker of the House Nancy …
  • In the strength of the cyber world, lies its weakness – ACDRO 20 Jul 2019 20:50 Ghana MMA By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, July 20, GNA – In the strength of the cyber world lies its main weakness, Mr Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh, Executive Director, Africa Cybersecurity Digital Rights Organisation (ACDRO), has said. He said in the cyber world, just like the …
  • Fujitsu Unveils its Next-generation Cyber Resilience Centre 20 Jul 2019 17:25 Fujitsu News facts: Fujitsu has launched its new Cyber Resilience Centre (CRC) facility in Canberra. The CRC is a next-generation Security Operations Centre (SOC) that provides 24x7 operational management of new Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) offerings and the …
  • EXPLAINER: 3 ways to protect your business from cyber attacks 20 Jul 2019 09:09 News Ask any South African company what their major headaches are right now, and chances are that security will be near the top of the list. Not just the burglar bars and CCTV type of security, either: as cybercrime becomes more sophisticated by the day, …
  • What's keeping generals up at night? Cyber threats 19 Jul 2019 23:10 Gazette Colorado Springs ASPEN — The Pentagon is recruiting a new cadre of computer geeks to address a threat that the military's top intelligence officer says keeps him up at night. At the Aspen Security Forum, Pentagon leaders and industry chiefs said the biggest arms race …
  • Raytheon to Provide Cybersecurity Services to MENA Client Under $110M Contract; Dave Wajsgras Quoted 19 Jul 2019 20:59 ExecutiveBiz Dave Wajsgras TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will provide cybersecurity and associated support services to a country in the Middle East/North Africa region under a contract valued at close to $110M, GovCon Wire reported …
  • Funding a strong defense of our nation's democratic process can't wait 19 Jul 2019 19:33 The Hill The U.S. democratic process is under attack. “The Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election in sweeping and systematic fashion,” Special Counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box …
  • The rise of medical device hacking: How strong is your network security? 19 Jul 2019 18:02 DOTmed.com By Jonathan Langer In recent years, cyber threats have become increasingly sophisticated in terms of attack methods, the degree of damage inflicted, and their ability to circumvent existing security measures. While cyberattacks affect all sectors of …
  • It's time to fight cybercrime with VPNs 19 Jul 2019 13:59 Op Ed News Are you safeguarded against cyber threats? Today, when hacking is on the rise, it is imperative to install all possible means of protection. An antivirus is a must, but it is insufficient when it comes to data leaks. Any security-conscious user needs to …
  • NNT And CIS Announce Strategic Partnership 19 Jul 2019 11:44 Purchasing Network Naples, FL and East Greenbush, NY /PRNewswire/ - New Net Technologies (NNT™), the leading provider of SecureOps™, has announced a partnership with the Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®), a forward-thinking, non-profit entity that harnesses …
  • BrandPost: Visibility is Essential for Effective OT Security 19 Jul 2019 10:11 csoonline.com Operational Technology (OT) systems are responsible for the critical operations across a wide variety of industries, including Energy & Utilities, Manufacturing, and Transportation, and Defense. OT foundationally drives everything from manufacturing …
  • Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ 19 Jul 2019 06:38 The Next Web The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the government to force their citizens to install a …
  • Cyber-attack on nuclear assets a new threat 19 Jul 2019 06:04 The Express Tribune US, Israel cyber-attack on Iran create­d new challe­nges for securi­ty, says ex-IAEA direct­or According to new infographic unveiled by Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, the country had a total of 120 atomic weapons. PHOTO COURTESY: THE GUARDIAN Cyber threat …
  • Internet shut in Africa does not send right signal – Adu-Amanfoh 19 Jul 2019 05:28 Ghana News Agency By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, July 18, GNA – The state of recent shutdowns of the internet for various reasons such as examination malpractices and censorship on the African continent does not send the right signal for the future. Major General (rtd) Francis …
  • Genetec adds Cylance security to appliances 19 Jul 2019 01:37 iTWire Anayltics, security and operations management provider Genetec is adding Cylance's anti-virus software to its infrastructure products. Genetec is adopting BlackBerry subsidiary Cylance's AI-based antivirus protection to its Streamvault products. …
  • Fujitsu launches Canberra Cyber Resilience Centre 19 Jul 2019 01:37 iTWire Fujitsu has launched its new Cyber Resilience Centre (CRC) in Canberra, with the facility to oversee managed and professional security services across the Oceania region. Fujitsu says the CRC next-generation Security Operations Centre provides a …
  • Chamber hosts breakfast discussion on cyber attacks 18 Jul 2019 23:43 San Marcos Daily Record Tom Ervin, FBI squad computer scientist, discussed cyber attacks at the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce Business @ Breakfast educational series.  Ervin, who highlighted various cyber threats from phishing to malware threats, spoke at the City of San …
  • Jordan leaps upward in Global Cybersecurity Index ranking 18 Jul 2019 22:37 Jordan Times AMMAN — According to the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) for 2018, Jordan has moved up 18 spots on the global ranking and two spots on the regional ranking. Globally, Jordan moved up from 92nd place to 74th and from 10th place to 8th place among Arab …
  • Final FERC meeting for LaFleur 18 Jul 2019 14:43 The Politico With help from Gavin Bade, Ben Lefebvre and Annie Snider Editor's Note: This edition of Morning Energy is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Energy subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. Learn more …
  • Cybersecurity, MCMC capable of thwarting espionage threats: Gobind 18 Jul 2019 09:50 The Sun Daily KUALA LUMPUR: Cybersecurity Malaysia and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have the capacity to evaluate information communication technology systems and products to safeguard national security and sovereignty from threats of …
  • Our next Prime Minister should understand how crucial infrastructure projects are to the economy 18 Jul 2019 05:59 City A.M. Tory members are electing their new leader and the next Prime Minister. Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt’s premiership will be dominated by a few issues – solving the Brexit deadlock in parliament, funding public services, and healing the country’s divides. …
  • Nation-state cyber criminals attack 10K Microsoft customers 18 Jul 2019 05:26 Can India News San Francisco, July 18 (IANS) Microsoft has notified nearly 10,000 customers in the past year who were targeted or compromised by nation-state attacks originating from three countries — Iran, North Korea and Russia. According to Tom Burt, Corporate Vice …
  • Accountants have critical role in helping businesses fight cybercrime: Josephine Teo 18 Jul 2019 05:10 Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: Accountants can step beyond their traditional roles and help businesses fight cybercrime, said Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo on Thursday (Jul 18). Forensic accounting, digital forensics and financial crime compliance are …
  • Report: 41% of Cyberattack Victims Suffer Data Breach 18 Jul 2019 04:06 This Day By Emma Okonji Sophos, a global network and endpoint security firm has released findings of its latest survey, which showed that 41 per cent of cyberattack victims suffer from severe data breach. It also revealed that phishing emails impacted 53 per cent …
  • Smart devices could pose risks to your personal privacy 18 Jul 2019 03:51 WBNS These days we are more connected than ever. Smartphones, smart watches, even smart light switches. But how safe are these devices when it comes to your personal privacy? "Remember that the thing about the Internet is that it connects everybody in the …
  • Why we believe Canada must stop oil expansion, even if world demand is rising 17 Jul 2019 21:08 Calgary Herald Pointing fingers makes for good politics, but it does nothing to prepare us for the dangers ahead. In a recent opinion piece attacking climate activists (Boycotts of Canadian energy will leave the planet worse off — good work, activists!), Cody Battershill …
  • Protected: Agencies need to reduce cyber complexities, move to a software-defined perimeter to achieve zero trust 17 Jul 2019 18:20 WFED Chris Townsend Vice President, Federal, Symantec Chris Townsend is the Vice President of Federal at Symantec. Chris leads a team of more than 100 people to develop and recruit the best talent in the industry, while ensuring the team aligns to the needs of …
  • Proofpoint Inc: Cybersecurity Stock Up 53% in 2019 with Additional 40% Upside Potential 17 Jul 2019 11:57 Profit Confidential iStock.com/Urupong Proofpoint Inc: Long History of Beating Wall Street Consensus Proofpoint, Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT) is a leading, albeit lesser-known, cybersecurity company that has been rewarding investors since the start of 2013. Since then, the company’s …
  • A top intel official on preparing for 2020 election threats 17 Jul 2019 11:34 CBS News By Olivia Gazis July 17, 2019 / 6:35 AM / CBS News The U.S. intelligence community is preparing to confront a novel set of challenges related to the upcoming 2020 presidential elections amid proliferating disinformation threats – in part by …
  • New report explores the secure email gateways market 17 Jul 2019 09:53 Whatech Since being invented in the 1970s, email has revolutionized the way in which we communicate. Statistics show over 100 billion emails are send and received each day. Of course, this shouldn't come as a surprise considering the unparalleled simplicity …
  • NHS admits Windows XP is still running on more than 2,000 systems 17 Jul 2019 09:34 The Inquirer THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE (NHS) has 'fessed that it's still using more than 2,000 PCs running Microsoft's long-defunct Windows XP OS.  Following 2017's WannaCry attack - which led to the cancellation of an estimated 19,000 appointments …
  • Are your printers vulnerable to a cyber attack? 17 Jul 2019 08:30 News This question often comes up, and the answer is: Yes. Your printing devices connect to nearly every device in your corporate network, and most printers are not even designed with cybersecurity in mind. If hackers are hungry enough for information, they …
  • Malicious insider attacks are the most expensive and lengthy attacks to resolve for financial services firms 17 Jul 2019 07:38 Continuity Central Details Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2019 06:51 The cost to address and contain cyber attacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in any other industry and the containment costs continue to rise, according to a report from Accenture …
  • Digital Forensics Market Size, Sales, Share, Analysis, Industry Demand and Forecasts Report From 2019-2025 17 Jul 2019 05:02 MarketWatch.com Jul 17, 2019 (Innovative Reports via COMTEX) -- Digital forensics (sometimes known as digital forensic science) is a branch of forensic science encompassing the recovery and investigation of material found in digital devices, often in relation to computer …
  • How AI is Helping the Web Hosting Industry 17 Jul 2019 04:00 Seo News July 17, 2019 By Rishabh Sinha in Technology Web Development The SiteColo Case SiteColo is a managed cloud hosting and domain registration provider with 24/7 support. The Operations Center is located in Denver and the main Data Center is headquartered …
  • New Legislation Could Protect Electric Grids the Old Fashioned Way 17 Jul 2019 00:55 News Max New York City’s July 13 blackout that put over 70,000 people in the dark, on the 40th anniversary of the 1977 city-wide blackout effecting 9 million (the latter resulting in riots and looting, 550 police injured, 4,500 arrests, and 25 uncontrolled fires) …
  • The Chinese have already broken into my stuff- Cyber espionage concerns Army acquisition three-star 16 Jul 2019 23:58 Beijing News Cyber security remains an issue for Army acquisition, and the solution may mean investing in resources to take some defense contractors completely “off the net," according to the principal military deputy to the Army acquisition chief. The Army is …
  • A blueprint for cyber disruption response 16 Jul 2019 22:51 Government Computer News READ ME A blueprint for cyber disruption response By Anoushka Deshmukh Jul 16, 2019 What: An issue brief from the National Governors Association, titled “State Cyber Disruption Response Plans.” Why: With government's growing dependence on technology …
  • Blowtorch on APRA reveals culture needs to change 16 Jul 2019 22:02 WA Today Samuel and his report was never going to gild the lily. The report’s 24 recommendations call for changes to APRA’s organisational structure, beefed up powers to ban directors and executives of regulated entities including super funds, more transparency in …
  • DISA pilots zero-trust networking 16 Jul 2019 20:52 Federal Computer Week Defense DISA pilots zero-trust networking By Lauren C. Williams Jul 16, 2019 The Defense Information Systems Agency is testing zero-trust networking on the Defense Department's classified network. DISA ultimately wants to move to a zero-trust network …
  • Bureau of Land Management to move headquarters from DC to Colorado 16 Jul 2019 19:51 The Hill The Trump administration plans to relocate the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from Washington, D.C., to Colorado, according to two lawmakers. The reorganization, first considered under former Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith …
  • Mark Esper, Defense secretary nominee, faces Senate confirmation grilling 16 Jul 2019 17:10 Washington Times As he makes his pitch to permanently lead the Pentagon, Mark Esper declared that the U.S. is not seeking war with Iran and insisted on a diplomatic channel to simmer ongoing tensions. Appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday, the …
  •  Deep Instinct Exposes One of the Largest Data Breaches in the Last Decade 16 Jul 2019 15:43 Odessa American NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2019-- Deep Instinct has uncovered the most nefarious version of the TrickBot malware yet. Known for stealing sensitive financial details, the latest version of TrickBot, dubbed TrickBooster by Deep Instinct researchers, …
  • Moody's to Sell Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services Business 16 Jul 2019 13:34 Tradingcharts.com Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody's Analytics' Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm. MAKS is a leader in knowledge …
  • Banks told to report fraud within 2 hours 16 Jul 2019 12:08 Standard Digital News Banks and mobile money firms will from October be required to furnish the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) with information on cyber-attacks on a real-time basis. This latest measure follows a decision by the banking regulator to step up surveillance on cyber …
  • Email scammer's plan to defraud 200,000 airport customers is foiled 16 Jul 2019 12:03 PC Magazine A phishing scam targeting hundreds of thousands of airline customers was one of a number of cyberattacks UK intelligence services have helped prevent over the last year as part of the National Cyber Security Centre's Active Cyber Defence (ACD) …
  • 2019 Cyber Security Conference registrations open 16 Jul 2019 11:27 My Broadband The 2019 MyBroadband Cyber Security Conference will take place on 21 August 2019 at The Venue in Melrose Arch. This exclusive technical conference will focus on cyber security threats to companies and individuals, and how you can protect against such …
  • Trudeau urged to increase military spending during NATO secretary-general visit to Ottawa 16 Jul 2019 05:50 Montreal Gazette PETAWAWA, Ont. — In a visit to an Ottawa Valley military base Monday, NATO’s secretary-general urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to not backtrack on boosting Canada’s defence spending and helping counter shifting threats facing the military alliance. …
  • Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country 16 Jul 2019 04:39 Africa News July 15 (UPI) -- Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment. It will establish a cybersecurity operations center for a country identified only as in the Middle East North Africa region. Last week, …
  • Hillicon Valley: Twitter says Trump 'go back' tweet didn't violate rules | Unions back protests targeting Amazon 'Prime Day' | Mnuchin voices 'serious concerns' about Facebook crypto project | Congress mobilizes on cyber threats to electric grid 16 Jul 2019 02:52 Hill Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. If you don't already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK. Welcome! Follow the …
  • Overnight Energy: Scientists flee USDA as research agencies move to Kansas City area | Watchdog finds EPA skirted rules to put industry reps on boards | New rule to limit ability to appeal pollution permits 16 Jul 2019 02:07 Hill KANSAS CITY OR UNEMPLOYMENT? A Trump administration decision to move researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the Kansas City area is threatening to spark the flight of more than half of the staff selected to move, gutting the agency …
  • As officials express fears over new system, state’s chief elections officer points to critical need 16 Jul 2019 01:37 Sab Juan Insider PRESS RELEASE: OLYMPIA — Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman is reminding lawmakers of emerging cybersecurity threats in an open letter to legislators and county election officials sent today. The state’s top election official underscored why …
  • The global smart inhalers market is expected to reach US$ 8,033.21 Mn in 2027 from US$ 1,094.26 Mn in 2018 16 Jul 2019 01:08 MENAFN (MENAFN - PR Newswire) NEW YORK, July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global smart inhalers market is expected to reach US$ 8,033.21 Mn in 2027 from US$ 1,094.26 Mn in 2018. The smart inhalers market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 25.5% from 2019 …
  • Cyber Defense Clinic for Education 16 Jul 2019 00:04 Cisco Is the United States facing a cyber-gap? You may not realize it, but right now there are over 313,000 cybersecurity jobs open in our private and public sectors. And according to CyberSeek, “there is a dangerous shortage of cybersecurity workers in the …
  • Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security 15 Jul 2019 18:32 PC Magazine Singapore's government agencies will roll out several new "technical measures" for existing and new systems, including automated detection of email containing sensitive data and stronger encryption for files. These are part of "interim…
  • Prologis Said In Talks To Buy Black Creek's IPT For $4 Billion- Bloomberg 15 Jul 2019 17:40 Reuters July 15 (Reuters) - Raytheon Co ::RAYTHEON TO HELP SECURE MILITARY SYSTEMS FROM CYBER THREATS FOR COUNTRY IN THE MIDDLE EAST NORTH AFRICA REGION.RAYTHEON CO - UNDER CONTRACT, WORTH CLOSE TO $110 MILLION, CO WILL PERFORM VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS, PROVIDE …
  • 4 keys to successful cyber defense automation 15 Jul 2019 17:30 Government Computer News INDUSTRY INSIGHT 4 keys to successful cyber defense automation By Jim Hansen Jul 15, 2019 Government IT administrators are responsible for putting out security fires, but that can be tough to do when they’re constantly drinking from the firehose. Agencies …
  • Isn't It Time to Buy Cyber Insurance? 15 Jul 2019 17:21 Tech News World Lower your electric bill using clean energy solutions Reduce utility costs with Arcadia Power. Accessible to anyone who pays an electric bill, this service monitors the energy market for you, giving customized and trackable clean solution recommendations …
  • Unified Threat Management Market 2019 Overview, Size, Share, Global Industry Growth Analysis and Trends by Forecast to 2023 15 Jul 2019 15:39 Tradingcharts.com Jul 15, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Overview Unified Threat Management is a necessity because the advanced malware brings a variety of cyber threats. Market Research Future (MRFR) has published a research report about the global Unified Threat …
  • New cyber-enabled system provides a key countermeasure to drone threats 15 Jul 2019 11:27 US Army (official) MOJAVE DESERT, Calif. -- In the desert of the National Training Center, Soldiers got an opportunity to try something completely new. Along with the challenges of 14 grueling days of force-on-force and live-fire training exercises, the 3rd Brigade Combat …
  • Congress mobilizes on cyber threats to electric grid 15 Jul 2019 01:13 Hill Lawmakers are zeroing in on the potential for foreign cyber attacks to take down the U.S. electric grid, with members in both chambers pushing hearings and a flurry of bills to address the issue. Congressional interest in the issue is growing...
  • KUNC Podcast 'Seminars At Steamboat' Dives Deep Into Public Policy 14 Jul 2019 00:47 KUNC KUNC's new podcast, Seminars at Steamboat, launched earlier this week with new episodes coming out each Tuesday for the next five weeks. The first episode has Edward Alden, senior fellow on the Council on Foreign Relations, sharing his perspectives on …
  • In Apple We Trust—Cyber Saturday 13 Jul 2019 16:34 Investing.com Good morning readers, it's Jeff pinch-hitting for an Aspen-bound Robert Hackett on this gorgeous Saturday. The cyber-story of the week was the discovery of a gaping security hole in video conferencing software, Zoom. The flaw permitted hackers to …
  • Identify Hidden Opportunities of Cyber Weapon Market | EADS, General Dynamics, Mandiant, Symantec 13 Jul 2019 14:57 Tradingcharts.com Jul 13, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- Global Cyber Weapon Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk side analysis, and leveraged with …
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cyber Security Market Size | Status | Top Players | Trends | Forecast to 2025 13 Jul 2019 11:13 MarketWatch.com Jul 13, 2019 (MarketResearchNest via COMTEX) -- MarketResearchNest.com adds "Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) inCyber Security Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025" new report toits research database. The report spread across 93 with …
  • UVA Darden Alumni-Led Cybersecurity Venture Draws Significant Funding, High-Profile Clients 13 Jul 2019 00:23 Newswise By Dave Hendrick Newswise — Marriott announces that as many as 500 million guest accounts could be compromised by a data breach. Facebook says a breach may have exposed as many as 50 million account details. Google says the personal data of nearly 53 …
  • How Brinqa Brings Actionable Insights to Cyber-Risk... 12 Jul 2019 22:20 Eweek.com Defining context and performing risk analysis have become the cornerstone of building effective cybersecurity. After all, today’s ideology of risk avoidance has become one of the major methodologies for eliminating the threats posed by the latest attack …
  • ICF Awarded Potential $800M Navy Cyber Support IDIQ; Jonathan Sholtis, Baris Yener Quoted 12 Jul 2019 18:34 ExecutiveBiz Jonathan Sholtis ICF announced on Thursday that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a potential seven-year, multiple-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to provide cyberspace technical, management and professional services for the …
  • NCC moves to curb cyber threats in telecoms operations 12 Jul 2019 16:39 Realnews THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has commenced the process of establishing a Cyber Security Incidence Response Team, CSIRT. The initiative, which was exclusively designed for the telecommunications sector, would facilitate intervention, swift …
  • Blumenthal weighing hold against FAA nominee 12 Jul 2019 16:06 The Politico Presented by Freight Rail Works With help from Tanya Snyder Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Transportation is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Transportation subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. …
  • Industry courts moderate Dems 12 Jul 2019 14:58 The Politico With help from Sam Mintz and Ben Lefebvre Editor's Note: This edition of Morning Energy is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Energy subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. Learn more about POLITICO Pro…
  • Healthcare Cyber Security Market to Witness Lucrative Growth till 2022 12 Jul 2019 13:09 SmallCap Network Global Healthcare Cyber Security Market size is expected to reach nearly USD 10,848.87million by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Key factors attributing to the growth of the market include the increasing incidences of cyber …
  • AI becoming critical to defend against cyberattacks: Capgemini 12 Jul 2019 11:42 Economic Times New research from the Capgemini Research Institute that businesses are increasing the pace of investment in AI systems to defend them against cyberattacks. Two thirds (69%) of organizations acknowledge that they will not be able to respond to critical …
  • Large French Companies Are Increasingly Targeted by Ransomware Attacks 12 Jul 2019 10:47 Insurancejournal.com Large companies in France are increasingly the targets of cyber attackers who lock up data and demand a ransom, but often refrain from reporting the assaults for fear of hurting their image, according to the French Interior ministry. Attackers changed …
  • Modernizing America's Energy Infrastructure Must Become A National Priority 12 Jul 2019 09:28 Forbes Solar Thermal Power Station Getty The reality that US energy infrastructure is largely past retirement age is often lost in the ongoing clean energy debate. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave energy infrastructure a D+ in its 2017 report card, …
  • Imperial launches international cyber security centre 12 Jul 2019 08:57 Imperial College London News Imperial has founded an international cyber security centre with partners in the US, Japan and the UK. The centre, which was officially launched this week at a meeting in Tokyo, brings together world-leading experts to tackle growing and emerging global …
  • The Unacceptably High Cost of Arms Control 12 Jul 2019 06:42 News Max Arms control negotiations and treaties have cost the West a lot more than champagne and caviar for diplomats in Geneva. The United States and allies have paid dearly for their arms control addiction in worsened international security. Arms control has …
  • Langevin presses Trump for details on cyber ops 12 Jul 2019 04:22 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity Langevin presses Trump for details on cyber ops By Derek B. Johnson Jul 11, 2019 Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, publicly blasted the Trump administration for …
  • America is woefully unprepared for cyber-warfare 12 Jul 2019 01:44 Roll Call War in cyberspace is fully on, and the United States is losing it, according to about two dozen national security experts. The U.S. military is increasingly adept at mounting cyberattacks in places like Russia and Iran, but America’s computers are almost …
  • Meet the FBI's Man in Tel Aviv 11 Jul 2019 22:16 Daily Alert Raysyn Roach-Vaden is a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent recently posted to Israel. He works within the US embassy as the FBI assistant legal attaché for cybersecurity, collaborating with local police, security and government agencies to share vital …
  • We are on track to modernize and secure Washington’s election system by 2020 11 Jul 2019 21:53 Seattle Times As the state’s chief election official, I have seen the national awareness of election cybersecurity increase dramatically since 2016. My colleagues across the country watch in dismay as politically motivated leaders casually erode public confidence for …
  • Ransomware Just Affected 22% of Small and Medium Organizations 11 Jul 2019 21:45 TMCNet In the last 90 days, Infocyte found that nearly one-quarter of small and mid-market organizations’ networks have encountered Ransomware attacks that made it past their anti-virus and other security software. Also: Nearly three quarters 72% of Infocyte’s …
  • Most Organizations Lack Cyber Resilience 11 Jul 2019 18:15 Dark Reading Despite increasing threats, many organizations continue to run with only token cybersecurity and resilience. According to Ernst & Young's Global Information Security Survey 2018-19, over half of organizations fail to make organizational protection …
  • Two-thirds of organizations think they'll need AI to respond to future cyber threats 11 Jul 2019 17:16 BetaNews New data from the Capgemini Research Institute reveals that 69 percent of organizations believe that they won't be able to respond to critical cyber threats without AI. Over half (56 percent) of executives say their cybersecurity analysts are …
  • Trump Administration Won’t Let Congress See Cyber Weapons Directive: Lawmakers 11 Jul 2019 14:50 Daily Caller Leaders of the House Armed Services Committee said the Trump administration has not let them see a 2018 cyber weapons directive and related documents, and a committee spokeswoman said a letter they sent in February was ignored. It is unknown if any members …
  • Top intelligence, homeland, cyber officials brief Congress on election security 11 Jul 2019 14:04 Jewish World Review WASHINGTON - The full House and Senate were briefed about election security Wednesday by the Trump administration's top intelligence, homeland security and cybersecurity officials as the parties continue to battle over how to protect the 2020 elections …
  • Operational risk key to business success as cyber security and climate change threats increase 11 Jul 2019 13:38 The Irish Times In sport, a good attack will give you a head start. But if you don’t have the right defence mechanisms, you leave yourself open to the opposition. In the long run, this will rob you of success. That’s why good attacks win games but good defences win the …
  • Business users key to saving enterprises from cyber threats 11 Jul 2019 07:08 News Tallen Harmsen is head of cyber security at IndigoCube. Companies cannot secure themselves against cyber attacks unless they share responsibilities for securing their business data and IT infrastructure among businesspeople and the IT department. This …
  • Focused cyber security is affordable for NZ business 10 Jul 2019 23:56 Scoop Thursday, 11 July 2019, 10:22 am Press Release: Darkscope 11th July 2019 Focused cyber security is affordable for New Zealand business, says international expert A focus on the most likely cyber security weak points in any business is the key to protection …
  • Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security 10 Jul 2019 18:27 The Washington Post The full House and Senate will be briefed about election security Wednesday by the Trump administration’s top intelligence, homeland security and cybersecurity officials as the parties battle over how to safeguard against foreign threats to the integrity …
  • Cyber security issues down in Q1, still second highest 10 Jul 2019 02:47 Scoop Article – BusinessDesk The number of cyber security issues reported in the March quarter fell 26 percent from the prior quarter but was still the second highest to date, the government’s Computer Emergency Response Team said.Cyber security issues down in …
  • No direct threats to the election yet - but foreign actors are getting ready to meddle: officials 09 Jul 2019 21:35 CBC Canadian security agencies haven't seen any direct threats to the 2019 election so far, but a government official says hostile foreign actors are positioning themselves already to insert themselves into the campaign. A handful of senior officials spoke …

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