Cyber Security

THE KEY President Trump at the White House in Washington on Aug. 16. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump made it easier for the military to launch cyber operations against U.S. adversaries by signing a new order that replaces Obama-era rules on how the government uses cyberweapons. But former officials and cybersecurity experts say the new […]

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Shutterstock By Chris Metinko While cybersecurity remains popular with investors, one of its many subsectors — awareness training for employees — has witnessed an avalanche of deal-making and investment in the last year, and those in the space are not anticipating a break. Companies specializing in cybersecurity awareness training help train employees about phishing as […]

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The most common cybersecurity vulnerability among medical devices relates to user authentication, which is often the first line of defense against a hacker, according to a MedCrypt report. For the report, MedCrypt — a medical device security company — reviewed alerts that various medical device vendors have submitted to the Industrial Control Systems-Cyber Emergency Response […]

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To find tomorrow’s badly needed cyberworker, organizations may start looking at high school students, inexperienced adults and even young hackers. “We work every day to improve our technology, to improve our risk management capabilities for our customers,” said Ed Cabrera, chief cybersecurity officer for Trend Micro, speaking at CDW’s Managing Risk SummIT in Boston. “But […]

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats. Mattis and Defense Minister Alberto Espina held a signing ceremony Thursday after meeting to discuss a range of security issues, including military exercises and cooperation in science and technology. Cyber defense is a topic of […]

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THE KEY Ajit Pai, chairman Federal Communications Commission, prepares to testify about his budget before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) This morning, the Senate will have its first opportunity to question Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai about why officials at his agency […]

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The federal government has opened the new headquarters of the Australian Cyber Security Centre in Canberra, designed to be a central hub for cybersecurity information, advice, and assistance for… read more at: https://www.zdnet.com/article/turnbull-opens-australian-cyber-security-centre-hq/

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