May 2018

U.S. election systems are increasingly at risk for cyberattacks ahead of the November midterms as Russia continues information operations to sow political division, according to cyber firm FireEye Inc. State and local election infrastructure is becoming a more popular target for hackers, particularly state-sponsored cyber espionage actors, the Milpitas, California-based company said in a report […]

NEW DELHI: The month gone by was one of many lessons for keen observers of contemporary Indian publishing. Over-hyped books, billed as astute and nuanced accounts like “Cyber Sexy”, turned out to be major disappointments while surprise releases like “The Spy Chronicles” garnered international attention. There was, at the same time, the release of a […]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton has canceled a scheduled speech in Rhode Island. Clinton was scheduled to speak June 15 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence to talk about his new novel, “The President is Missing.” But the venue said on its website that “due to unforeseen scheduling circumstances,” the event […]

READ ME How states respond to cyber threats By Sara Friedman May 31, 2018 What: “Cybersecurity for the States: Lessons from Across America,” a report from New America Why:  With their responsibility to protect databases full of citizens’ personal information, secure critical infrastructure, support local government and train the next generation of workers, states must […]

Mastercard announced today that Simon Hunt, a cybersecurity expert, has joined the company as executive vice president to head the cybersecurity solutions unit. In a press release, the payment company said Hunt’s role will increase Mastercard security capabilities for its credit cardholders, customers, merchant and other stakeholders. The move comes as the threat of cybercrime grows. […]