February 2018

A teen is accused of using a student’s login information to send a threat to Rock Springs Middle School, where she does not attend.(Photo: GETTY IMAGES) A 14-year-old girl was charged with making a false report as well as criminal impersonation this week, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. The teen is accused of using […]

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Almost all the speakers who attended the 2018 CyberTech conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, last month hammered home the message that, as more and more devices are being connected to the internet, and with the greater use of cloud computing, the cyberattack surface is getting wider. “Winter is coming,” Yigal Unna, newly-appointed director general at […]

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North Korea’s growing criminal cyber threat By Dorothy Denning Feb 22, 2018 This article was first posted on The Conversation. The countries posing the greatest cyber threats to the United States are Russia, China, Iran and North Korea. Like its counterparts, Kim Jong Un’s regime engages in substantial cyber espionage. And like Russia and Iran, it launches damaging cyberattacks […]

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Home Daily News SEC issues new guidance on cybersecurity… By Jason Tashea Posted February 22, 2018, 4:00 pm CST   Tweet       Shutterstock.com. The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance calling for public companies to be more transparent regarding their cybersecurity risks—both before and after an attack. “[T]he Commission believes that it […]

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StockSnap The news is awash with stories of presumed Russian hackers leaking secrets and unleashing bot armies on social media to spread misinformation, manipulate public opinion and swing the outcomes of elections in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere. The collective imagination is captivated by the conception of shadowy criminals conspiring to take down major corporations […]

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Our vulnerability is not just to technology but also human. Omand told participants, “Subversion and sedition is going on day by day. It affects major policy issues such as the future of Ukraine, the Baltics, to survival of our democratic process. Threat intelligence is needed to pull together the different information and spot patterns.” He […]

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