Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) recently convened a seminar to help local government leaders prepare for potential cybersecurity threats in Ontario, California. Federal officials from the Department of Homeland Security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology as well as private-sector professionals briefed leaders from local municipal governments and representatives from local law enforcement… read […]

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CEOs across the UK are increasingly seeing cyber-security not as a burden, but rather an investment opportunity, a new study has claimed. The KPMG CEO Outlook 2017 report, based on a poll of 150 CEOs in the UK, found that 70 percent considered investing in cyber-security an opportunity to find new streams of revenue. The report also […]

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London’s cyber-security companies today launched their first concerted effort to protect the UK from major hacks. Start-up accelerator Level39 has launched Cyber39, a programme aimed at bringing together private companies to address cyber threats facing the country. Cyber39 will initially involve Level39’s 22 cyber-security companies, but it hopes other companies join in an effort to […]

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The Iran nuclear deal is increasingly at risk, with President Trump threatening to overrule his top national security advisers and defy the assessment of international monitors to declare Iran non-compliant with the agreement’s stipulations. The problem for the administration, however, is that no viable alternative is better than the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. If Trump rips […]

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The Pentagon won’t yet say how the USS John S. McCain was rammed by an oil tanker near Singapore, but red flags are flying as the Navy’s decades-old reliance on electronic guidance systems increasing looks like another target of cyberattack. The incident – the fourth involving a Seventh Fleet warship this year – occurred near […]

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In 2014, hackers breached the cybersecurity defences of JPMorgan Chase Co. and stole data related to 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. At the time, the attack was the largest ever on a U.S. bank. Yet despite the scope of the breach, the bank’s stock price barely budged. To date, cybersecurity breaches have […]

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Ruidoso Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) Professor Stephen Miller and photo of presentation of certificate designating ENMU as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education through Academic Year 2019 by ADM Michael S. Rodgers, Commander U.S. Cyber Command Director, NSA/Chief, CSS.(Photo: Rita Greene/Ruidoso News) Many students are excited to enlist in […]

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Mondelez International and pharmaceutical giant Merck, and as of mid- August neither corporation had seen its stock price recover. Related Even more unsettling to investors: Research suggests that the long-term impact of a breach on share values can be far greater than its immediate damage. According to a study of 24 hacked companies by consumer-review […]

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Although cyberspace is important for economic growth, countries must also have supremacy in it through their ability to navigate it for intelligence gathering and cyberwarfare. Freedom of expression has assumed new contours in cyberspace. Credit: Reuters Chris Painter, a cybersecurity coordinator in the US Department of State since 2011, stepped down in the third week […]

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