Cyber Security News

Census director nominee sees 'confidence' in cybersecurity preparations - FederalNewsRadio.com

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 10:18
Steven Dillingham, the Trump administration’s pick to head up the Census Bureau, just 18 months out from the 2020 decennial count, faces the challenge of overseeing the first census that households can respond to online. As the Census Bureau works behind the scenes with a team of agencies to protect its huge trove of personal data, Sen.
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Cybersecurity – Worth the Investment? - Building Indiana (press release) (blog)

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 10:18
Lots of companies are very attentive to the safety of their physical assets. Things like people, specialized equipment, and products are often kept properly trained, secured, and protected. But when it comes to digital assets, many business leaders have a bad habit of glazing over the subject....
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Virus Bulletin 2018: Saudi Dissident Spyware Attack Belies Bigger Threat

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 09:45
#1232006: Virus Bulletin 2018: Saudi Dissident Spyware Attack Belies Bigger Threat. A spyware attack on a Saudi dissident living in Canada made headlines this week, but Citizen Lab warns that simpler attacks are the real epidemic. MONTREAL – This week, news broke that a well-known Saudi dissident....
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A Good Password Law, Hardware Hacks, and More Security News This Week

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 09:19
It’s been an insane week—in the security world and beyond. As Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearings captivated the nation, the information war to sway public opinion raged, In case you didn’t have time to follow everything else that happened, here’s a quick rundown.
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Burgerville Fast Food Chain Suffers Major Credit Card Breach

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 09:11
9 Security Experts Thousands of Burgerville customers have been informed that critical credit and debit card information may have been compromised during a cyberattack in late August. The Vancouver-based fast-food chain says anyone who used plastic at its restaurants between September 2017 through....
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Hackers can hijack your WhatsApp account with voicemail, here’s how to be safe

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 09:05
WhatsApp, the Facebook -owned instant messaging platform has been in trouble over fake news issue. The company has also been facing legal issues in India, with the government asking to develop a solution to trace the origin of messages , among other issues.
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Data Breach Lawsuits: A Growing Risk for E-Commerce

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 09:05
The expanding world of Internet commerce likely will generate a corresponding expansion of data breaches, with the result that e-commerce businesses increasingly will become the targets of consumer class action lawsuits. Breach litigation has become more prevalent as a result of a perceptible legal trend favoring consumers.
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Google rolls out new security features in Chrome for Windows - gHacks Tech News

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
@Tom Hawack Reply VPN? No. I would much rather just annoy the hell out of everyone trying to track me. Not going to worry about total anonymity. I don’t see the default version of Chrome as being anymore invasive when it comes to privacy than most other browsers at their default settings.
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Propagandists have the electronic tools to undermine democracy

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
The scandal of Cambridge Analytica, which harvested data from Facebook, Twitter and Google to help Donald Trump win the US presidential election, brings to the fore the fragility of democracy in an era when p ersonal data can be used to influence the outcome of an election.
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New Israel-India Strategic Partnership in Cybersecurity - iHLS

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
A new Israel-India strategic partnership has been forged in the cybersecurity sphere. Tech Mahindra, and ELTA Systems, a group and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have partnered to to provide cutting-edge cyber solutions and services to government and enterprise customers in India and globally.
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Treadstone 71 Reporting and Briefs - Treadstone 71 Cyber Intelligence - treadstone71.com

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
All the technology and all the technical staff does not an effective report make. Treadstone 71 Reporting and Briefs Service answers our clients and our client’s stakeholders key questions. We deliver new insights and further your understanding of the issues.
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Mahindra and Mahindra : Tech Mahindra and Israel Aerospace Industries to provide next generation cyber solutions and services to state and enterprise customers in India and globally | MarketScreener

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
The strategic partnership will leverage IAI's national-grade cybersecurity capability and Tech Mahindra's cyber expertise across industries to address the cyber warfare of the future. New Delhi, Tel Aviv, October 03, 2018: Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and....
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6 Steps for Preventing Large-Scale Cyberattacks

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
The threat of massive cyberattacks on the U.S. and its allies from unfriendly state actors is growing and federal organizations need to prepare for these attacks now. Federal agencies, financial institutions and other critical infrastructure can be attacked a number of ways.
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UK backs Apple, Amazon over reports of hacking by Chinese intelligence- Technology News, Firstpost

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
05 October, 2018 21:05 IST UK backs Apple, Amazon over reports of hacking by Chinese intelligence Apple released a statement denying any such attack and saying that it has never found malicious chips. Britain’s national cybersecurity agency said on 5 October that it had no reason to doubt the....
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The Inconvenient Truth About Your Eight-Character Password

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which means it’s time to talk about passwords for the umpteenth time. Why beat this dead horse again? Because just about everyone still uses passwords, and even the most recent password security recommendations do not make them any stronger.
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The Worst Hack in Science Fiction Has Allegedly Already Happened in Real Life

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
In the 2015 novel Ghost Fleet , the spark that starts World War III is not a nuclear bomb, but a supply chain hack . In the book—which is based on real-life technology, technical papers, and diplomatic meetings—national security and international relations expert Peter W Singer suggests that....
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Scaling Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management with Dark Web Monitoring - Corporate Compliance Insights

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
Implementing Protections Against Cyberattacks. Many recent cyberattacks have come through exposures in third-party systems. There is an evident need to monitor the cybersecurity of third parties, and this puts the spotlight on cyber supply chain risk management (C-SCRM).
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Russia military intelligence accused of hacking weapons database at The Hague; Moscow's 'cyber troops' face global criticism - Firstpost

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
Moscow: During the Soviet era, the country's top computer scientists and programmers largely worked for the secret services. That practice appears to have resumed under President Vladimir Putin, as Russia faces accusations of waging a global campaign of cyber attacks.
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U.S. to offer cyberwar tools to NATO allies to counter Russia

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
BRUSSELS -- Acting to counter Russia's aggressive use of cyberattacks across Europe and around the world, the U.S. is expected to announce that, if asked, it will use its formidable cyberwarfare capabilities on NATO's behalf, according to a senior U.S. official. The announcement is expected in the coming days as U.
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Remarks by Vice President Pence on the Administration's Policy Toward China | The White House

Cyber Security News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:57
The Hudson Institute Washington, D.C. 11:07 A.M. EDT. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Ken, for that kind introduction. To the Members of the Board of Trustees, to Dr. Michael Pillsbury, to our distinguished guests, and to all of you who, true to your mission in this place, “think about the future in....
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