Data61 has published a guide on how Australia can leverage the cybersecurity and fintech talent present in the country’s startup scene, highlighting in particular the need to combine the two sectors with the strong backing of both industry and government to advance Australia’s global competitiveness. In Startup Secrets: How Australia can create new businesses with […]

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President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on cyber security on Tuesday, two sources familiar with the situation said, marking the first action to address what he has called a top priority of his administration. The order is expected to commission several different reviews of the government’s offensive and defensive cyber capabilities, […]

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By Luca Berni LONDON — 2016 was a particularly eventful year in the cyber threat landscape. Nation-state operations played large in the US presidential election, database breaches grew ever larger and cybercriminal tactics more innovative. Individual activists and mass-participation campaigns continued to target companies and organizations for ideological reasons. 2017 will be a year when […]

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U.S. law enforcement agencies may be putting themselves at risk of cyber-espionage because they are renting office space in foreign-owned buildings, according to a new report published Monday by the Government Accountability Office. Twenty-six different FBI, Homeland Security, Secret Service and Drug Enforcement Agency offices across the country are based in buildings owned by foreign […]

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von Reinhard Schlieker “Wir werden noch viele Bedrohungen sehen” – Informatik-Pionier Jewgenij Kaspersky sieht die virtuelle Zukunft eher düster. Das Verbrechen im Netz ist ein Wachstumszweig, sagte der legendäre Netzkrieger im ZDF-Interview am Rande des Weltwirtschaftsforums in Davos.  Der 52-jährige Mathematiker und Informatiker Jewgenij Kasperski kämpft an vielen Fronten. Sein Unternehmen Kaspersky Labs, das der […]

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Israel’s proven agility to come up with solutions quickly is one the key factors that puts the nation in a leading position in the battle against cyberattacks, said Erez Kreiner, a former director of information security at Israel’s Shin Bet security service. “We act as a speedboat as opposed to a naval carrier, and that […]

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Indegy, the leading provider of industrial cyber security solutions, announced today it has certified the integration of the Indegy Industrial Cyber Security Platform with HPE Security ArcSight Enterprise Security Management (ESM)™ to help organizations identify and respond to incidents that pose risks to their Industrial Control Systems (ICS) networks. This integration enables […]

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Lille (France) (AFP) – Jihadists have yet to shut down a power grid, paralyse a transport network or banking system or take over a key industrial site from afar, but experts say the threat of such a cyber attack should be taken seriously. Analysts fear that while extremist groups may not have the necessary skills […]

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Here at the (relative) beginning of 2017, we can safely say that the previous year was among the most significant in history from a cybersecurity standpoint. Nation-state actions, in the form of the assumed Russian interference in the U.S. elections (especially the presidential race) and in the leaks of e-mails from the Clinton campaign, dominated […]

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