July 2018

Shutterstock In early 2016, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) released an ominous assessment of Latin America’s preparedness for cyberattacks, characterizing the region as especially and increasingly vulnerable to potentially devastating incidents. A year and a half later, the theft of 28 million users’ data from Latin America’s largest social network site, Taringa, has proven the […]

The University of Dayton has hired the first leader for its regional cybersecurity and data intelligence center. W. David Salisbury, UD professor of cybersecurity management, was announced by the university today as the new leader for the center. Salisbury helped create the cybersecurity course sequence in UD’s school of business administration, according to the university. […]

CYBERATTACKS HAVE BECOME a top threat to the United States. Nation-states are frequently targeting and launching attacks against our top corporations, stealing sensitive data, and — politics aside — impacting our national elections. It is only a matter of time until citizens are personally affected by much more than identity theft. Attacks have already occurred […]

The US government’s National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has identified biotechnology, including chemical manufacturing and biomanufacturing, as one of the top targets for foreign cyber thieves looking to steal US intellectual property and trade secrets. The NCSC’s report points to biomaterials, biopharmaceuticals and new vaccines and drugs as of particular interest for international economic […]

Cyber threats now represent a greater threat to the United States than physical threats, said Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at Tuesday’s DHS Cybersecurity Summit in New York. The details: The summit also included a host of newly announced initiatives, headlined by a National Risk Management Center, set to be a single point of contact […]

EC-Council, has announced the agenda for the ASEAN Cybersecurity Summit which includes a dynamic offering of thought-provoking and engaging sessions. The summit will be hosted on Friday, 17 August 2018 at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore. Government officials and security experts in the Asia Pacific Region are emphasizing that cybersecurity has become an […]