Israeli industrial Internet of Things and industrial control systems cyber security company CyberX today announced that the company has closed $18 million in Series B funding, bringing total investment to date to $30 million. The round was led by Norwest Venture Partners, and included previous investors Glilot Capital Partners, Flint Capital, ff Venture Capital, and […]

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North Korea poses a bigger threat of large-scale cyber-attacks than Russia, according to the co-founder of the information security firm that investigated the 2016 Democratic National Committee hacks. Speaking to the Guardian, Crowdstrike’s Dmitri Alperovitch said: “In 2018, my biggest worry is actually about North Korea. I worry a great deal that they may do […]

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The Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to approve guidance to encourage public companies to provide disclosures about cybersecurity incidents they encounter and the risks they face. The guidance offers the SEC’s views about public companies’ disclosure obligations under current law involving cybersecurity risk and incidents. It also discusses the importance of cybersecurity policies and […]

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Not everyone who is pursuing a master’s degree in IT wants to commit to becoming a cybersecurity professional, says Kendall Giles, an assistant professor of practice in Virginia Tech’s Online Master of Information Technology program. “Yet in today’s world, I think certainly every MIT student should come out of the program with a basic understanding […]

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There has been a consistent message over the past few years with regards to cybersecurity education. Namely, that the field is dangerously understaffed and that there are over 1 million unfilled jobs globally. This hype has contributed to a significant number of new cybersecurity programs being created at all levels of higher education, from community […]

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Umno and BN do not want to lose the cyber war to the opposition during the 14th general election. Chairperson of Umno’s information technology (IT) bureau Ahmad Maslan said as such, the IT and social media personnel appointed at each of the 191 parliamentary constituencies must play an active role in combating attacks from the opposition. […]

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Continued cooperation between the public and private sectors is the key to effectively managing cybersecurity risks. By The White House Information technology (IT) creates enormous value for the U.S. economy. However, it also exposes U.S. firms, the government sector, and private individuals to new risks that originate and are often effectuated entirely in cyberspace. Due […]

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