The EU cybersecurity agency ENISA will receive a makeover in September when the European Commission renews its mandate amid a whirlwind of new cybersecurity measures. The director of the Athens-based agency has been requesting a larger budget to deal with the rise in attacks on internet-connected devices. “It would be good to have seven days […]

Lock down your login Your usernames and passwords are not enough to protect key accounts like email, banking and social media. Get ready for your summer trek by fortifying your online accounts and enabling the strongest authentication tools available, such as biometrics, security keys or a unique one-time code through an app on your mobile […]

CANBERRA — In Units 110 and 121 of North Korea’s General Staff Reconnaissance Bureau, several thousand information technology experts are working on ways to disrupt the vital installations and systems of their enemy countries via the internet. About 600 of the 1,800 staff in Unit 121 are dedicated to finding weaknesses in South Korea’s computer […]

Having your company’s IT department be solely in charge of cyber-security isn’t enough anymore, as hackers are well aware about the vulnerabilities that an under educated staff will offer them, experts at the fourth Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (Gisec) said. They further stressed the importance of ensuring that plans to prevent against cyber-security […]

Cyber warfare is itself evolving into ‘electronic warfare’ (EW), says EW specialist at BAE Systems, David Dunmall. “We have moved from addressing radar as one piece, and communications as a distinct piece, and then cyber as another part,” says Dunmall. “And with electronic warfare, we’re addressing all of them – radar, comms and cyber – […]

Today’s most active battlefield is not located on the ground, in the air, or on the mighty seas. It’s taking place on the internet – and if you’re still a non-believer, spend a few minutes with the above live map to watch a representation of cyber attacks as they happen. A full-screen version is also […]