Cyber Security

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The cybersecurity landscape is plagued by the fact that cybercriminals seem to be permanently one step ahead and rather than addressing the problem, it seems that regulation is, in some cases, compounding the problem. Understandably, many organizations are opting to define security policies based on regulatory requirements, however the result is that their security postures […]

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The EU wants to establish European benchmarks for IT security. However, the proposed measures will slow down innovative companies and detach the EU from international cybersecurity efforts, writes Naemi Denz. Naemi Denz is a member of the executive directorate of the mechanical engineering association VDMA. VDMA represents more than 3,200 member companies in the SME-dominated mechanical and […]

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“Huawei is a globally important company whose presence in the UK reflects our reputation as a global hub for technology, innovation and design,” an NCSC spokesman said. “This government and British telecoms operators work with Huawei at home and abroad to ensure the UK can continue to benefit from new technology while managing cyber security risks.” Last […]

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Every week we see more headlines in the press about new cyber-attacks and security vulnerabilities affecting millions of consumers and businesses around the world. Massive data protection scandals such as Equifax – where 143 million individuals’ personal data were exposed in a hack that could have been prevented by a simple patch – now seem […]

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Flashback: Criminals have already wreaked havoc on current, less-networked infrastructure. In 2016, an attacker installed ransomware on the San Francisco Municipal Railway. As a result, the public transit system was unable to charge for rides for a weekend. Details: Trump has touted his $200 billion infrastructure plan as a mechanism to generate more than a […]

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FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) – Students from across the local area got some first hand experience in Cyber Security. “Programmers, their job is to make a program that works. A hackers job is to find out how many ways to break it,” said Martin White, Director of Information Technology at Findlay City Schools Monday, students from local high schools and […]

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India’s dependence on imported components for electric vehicles could make the country vulnerable to cyber-security breaches, according to the government’s chief policy think-tank. India should manufacture the majority of the parts needed for its electric vehicle fleet as equipment shipped from overseas could be compromised, V.K. Saraswat, a member of the think tank, Niti Aayog, […]

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Flashback: Criminals have already wreaked havoc on current, less-networked infrastructure. In 2016, an attacker installed ransomware on the San Francisco Municipal Railway. As a result, the public transit system was unable to charge for rides for a weekend. Details: Trump has touted his $200 billion infrastructure plan as a mechanism to generate more than a […]

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