March 2019

By Rich Heidorn Jr. WASHINGTON — Former NERC executive Brian Harrell, now assistant director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, last week lamented the federal government’s tardy response to the security threat drones pose to utilities. While many utilities are using drones in storm response and in monitoring vegetation growth […]

by

TECHNOLOGY has become a new battlefield in US–China relations. But it could also be an arena for immense cooperative possibility if the framework underpinning two-way technology flows is fair, equitable and reciprocal. There should be no space to secure under-handed advantages via cyber-enabled intellectual property (IP) theft. Fair competition and technology cooperation are two sides of the […]

by

On March 6, 2019, the FBI contacted Citrix to advise they had reason to believe that international cyber criminals gained access to the internal Citrix network, according to Stan Black, CISSP and the CSIO of Citrix. He wrote in a blog that “Citrix has taken action to contain this incident. We commenced a forensic investigation; […]

by

Education Cybersecurity Weekly is a curated weekly news overview for those who are concerned about the Education industry and Education data breach. It provides brief summaries and links to articles and news across a spectrum of cybersecurity and tech development topics that are specific to the industry. If your life lacks anomalies, this one, revealing […]

by

For modern businesses, establishing an online presence is a crucial step towards growth. Not only will the internet allow you to reach an exponentially larger audience, critical business processes like accounting, CRM, and HR can also be streamlined with cloud-based solutions. However, there are a few drawbacks of the digitalization of businesses. For one, tying […]

by

From social media to social justice, environmental awareness to historic figures, University of Virginia faculty, staff and alumni will share their scholarship and creativity at this week’s Virginia Festival of the Book. The festival, which runs from Wednesday through Sunday, is co-sponsored by the Virginia Center for the Book and produced by Virginia Humanities, which […]

by

A study from Venafi has concluded that the world is in the midst of a cyber war, with 72% of respondents believing nation-states have right to ‘hack back’ cybercriminals War is described as a ‘state of armed conflict between states, governments, societies and informal paramilitary groups, such as mercenaries, insurgents and militias. It is generally […]

by