2018

An Army officer and Kargil hero is now winning wars on the virtual battlefield. He recently foiled attempts by suspected Chinese and Pakistani hackers to break into his system, which prevented critical information from being compromised. The officer discovered that the cyber attackers were trying to access his passwords after which he took steps to […]

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Chief of general staff, Sir Nick Carter, will say Britain needs to keep up with adversaries to avoid being exposed to unorthodox, hybrid warfare Ewen MacAskill Defence correspondent Sun 21 Jan 2018 20.50 EST First published on Sun 21 Jan 2018 19.01 EST Sir Nick Carter will also make the case for increased spending on conventional forces, […]

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Now Accepting Contest Submissions The Federal Information Systems Security Educators Association (FISSEA) Conference is accepting security related training material contest submissions for the organization’s 31st Conference – Hardening the Human: The Power of Cybersecurity Awareness and Training slated for March 14-15 2018. FISSEA is looking for Awareness Videos, Motivational Items and Poster to name but […]

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage, the Maine Office of Information Technology and the Maine Department of Education are backing a new program to get high school girls interested in cybersecurity. CyberStart was created by a national company and was first piloted last summer. Only 5 percent of the 3,500 participants were girls. […]

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I think it’s fair to say, 2017 wasn’t a great year for cyber-security. We saw a large number of high-profile cyberattacks; including Uber, Deloitte, Equifax and the now infamous WannaCry ransomware attack. Despite the constant flow of security updates and patches, the number of attacks continue to rise. This raises the question…will 2018 be better […]

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New Delhi:  Security agencies’ personnel, including those from special commando forces such as the National Security Guard or the NSG, should be trained in tackling the emerging “fourth dimension” of threats of cyberattacks, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said. Addressing the closing ceremony of the 8th All India Police Commando Competition at the National Security Guard […]

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AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican Gov. Paul LePage, the Maine Office of Information Technology and the Maine Department of Education are backing a new program to get high school girls interested in cybersecurity. CyberStart was created by a national company and was first piloted last summer. Only 5 percent of the 3,500 participants were girls. That […]

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Cybersecurity and economic woes are among the top concerns for executives in the UAE and the greater Middle East, according to statistics from the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risk Report. According to an executive opinion survey carried out by the WEF in 2017, the top concern for UAE executives moving into 2018 is the […]

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Shutterstock “How we face death is at least as important as how we face life.” As we enter the new year, I can’t help but recall these words from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan — one of my favorite movies. 2017, by all accounts, ended up being the year of the hacker in […]

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