September 2018

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats sounded the alarm about foreign interference in the U.S. democratic process during a speech Tuesday in Charleston — but he wasn’t talking about Russia this time. Coats dedicated most of his 10-minute keynote address at The Citadel Intelligence and Cyber Security Conference to discussing the ambitions and strategies of China […]

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Alert Logic’s latest threat detection reports has revealed that cyber attackers now have an unprecedented advantage New cyber attack tactics are subverting traditional security measures and indiscriminately targeting organisations off all sizes. This is the message from Alert Logic’s latest threat detection report. And, CTOs, CISOs or those in charge of security, should take note. […]

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By Fred Donovan September 25, 2018 – Healthcare cybersecurity will be one of the top 10 challenges, issues, and/or opportunities facing healthcare executives next year, according to a new poll by the Healthcare Executive Group (HCEG). Healthcare cybersecurity covers such issues as protecting the privacy and security of healthcare consumer information to maintain consumer trust in […]

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According to a new market research report “Cybersecurity Market by Solution (IAM, Encryption, UTM, Antivirus/Antimalware, Firewall, IDS/IPS, Disaster Recovery, and DDOS Mitigation), Service, Security Type, Deployment Mode, Organization Size, Industry Vertical, and Region – Global Forecast to 2023″, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Cybersecurity Market is expected to grow from USD 152.71 billion in 2018 to USD 248.26 billion by […]

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“While not publicly named, China is regarded as Australia’s primary cyber adversary, including in the area of IP theft. The fact that it remains unnamed in public statements from the government is perhaps the start of the explanation of why Australia’s policy response so far has been ineffective,” concluded Fergus Hanson, head of ASPI’s International […]

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Kathleen Hall Jamieson is a prominent political scientist and professor of communications at the University of Pennsylvania. For the past 40 years, she has studied political communication: debates, advertisements, and speeches. In the aftermath of the 2016 election, she studied the effect that the debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had on the electorate. […]

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The Cipher Brief is bringing subscribers different expert perspectives on cyber threats this week.  Today’s perspective comes from Rick Ledgett, former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency.  We spoke with Rick about the same issues that we spoke with former NCTC Director Nick Rasmussen about to get his take on the current cyber threat environment […]

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London-based startup Snyk has secured $22m (£17m) in investment to help it scale up and capitalise on rising concerns over cyber security among businesses.  Snyk has raised the funds in a Series B round, led by venture capital firm Accel and with participation from Google Ventures, the Silicon Valley giant’s venture capital arm. The company said […]

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Clint Watts is a former FBI special agent with expertise in electronic espionage operations, misinformation campaigns, fake news, and the manipulation of social media. In 2017 and 2018, he testified before four Senate committees on Russia’s “information warfare” campaign in advance of the 2016 presidential election. Currently, he is a senior fellow at the Foreign […]

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