Cyber attacks targeting the global bank transfer system have succeeded in stealing funds since February’s heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank as hackers have become more sophisticated in their tactics, according to a SWIFT official and a previously undisclosed letter the organization sent to banks worldwide. The messaging network in a Nov. […]

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“Now that NC4 has completed the recent acquisition of Soltra, we’re pleased to start rolling out a new family of CTX/Soltra Edge solutions for a variety of different customer needs. These solutions not only provide great benefits for cyber threat intelligence sharing today, they also provide an exciting foundation for our future cyber solutions,” said […]

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AP BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz December 13, 2016 5:00 am President Obama, under pressure from Congress, has directed U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a deep-dive inquiry into Russian cyber attacks and their impact on the 2016 presidential election and to provide the results before Inauguration Day. Any intelligence review should coincide with a companion […]

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The president-elect has nevertheless recognized the country is vulnerable, and has vowed to make cybersecurity a priority. “The good news is that cybersecurity is getting more attention each year,” said Michael Nelson, head of public policy at cybersecurity company Cloudflare. There’s no single agency or person dedicated specifically to cybersecurity, but a commission recommended Friday […]

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Cybersecurity is a growing concern across the globe and businesses are eager to build secure products and keep corporate data safe. The only problem is that cybersecurity is a relatively new skill, and there just aren’t enough qualified candidates to go around. When Intel and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) surveyed 775 […]

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If 2016 was the year hacking went mainstream, 2017 will be the year hackers innovate, said Adam Meyer, chief security strategist at SurfWatch Labs. Meyer analyzes large and diverse piles of data to help companies identify emerging cyber-threat trends. “2017 will be the year of increasingly creative [hacks],” he said. In the past, cybersecurity was […]

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December 13, 2016 —What do recent political hacks, the massive cyberattacks that took down a wide swath of the internet, and digital assaults on a portion of the Ukrainian power grid have in common? All of them reveal that attackers are far ahead of defenders when it comes to digital security. But with global investment in cybersecurity expected to top $1 […]

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The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Cyberattackers pose many threats to a wide range of targets. Russia, for example, was accused of hacking Democratic Party computers throughout the year, interfering with the U.S. presidential election. Then there was the unknown attacker who, on a single October day, […]

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