Cyber Threats

Share on twitter Share on Google Plus by Yolanda Redrup Australian businesses are drowning in a deluge of cyber security data, causing genuine threats to get lost in a sea of false positives, a top executive at multibillion-dollar business intelligence, analytics and data management firm SAS has warned.   In Melbourne last week to visit Australian […]

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Nigeria aviation industry may be at risk without appropriate cybersecurity measures put in place for the evolving threat, Engineer Ifeanyi Ogochukwu, chief technology strategist, Debbie Mishael Consulting, has warned. According to Oxford Economics, the aviation sector in Nigeria contributes N199 billion or 0.4 per cent to Nigeria’s GDP.The Aviation Transportation System continues to grow rapidly, […]

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To protect power grid integration from cyber threats in California, the California Public Utilities Commission has funded a cyber information sharing program, California Energy Systems for the 21st Century (CES-21). According to Jamie Van Randwyck, project lead for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, “The CES-21 program has been a highly productive and collaborative initiative thus far. […]

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To protect power grid integration from cyber threats in California, the California Public Utilities Commission has funded a cyber information sharing program, California Energy Systems for the 21st Century (CES-21). According to Jamie Van Randwyck, project lead for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, “The CES-21 program has been a highly productive and collaborative initiative thus far. […]

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In late October, we advised investors to buy Palo Alto Networks’ stock around $150, and to sell the January $145 put for about $6.70. The stock (ticker: PANW) surged early Thursday to $163.32, and the put fell to $4.70, representing a quick profit ahead of Nov. 21 earnings. But as the trading session has progressed, […]

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The New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) has opted for EclecticIQ’s threat intelligence platform to share information about malware and other online threats among its members and with New Zealand’s wider cyber security community. Task force members will have access to the EclecticIQ platform through an online portal. According to EclecticIQ its platform “automatically collects […]

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Despite geopolitical uncertainties, cyber threats are the financial industry’s biggest worry, new data shows. Cyber risk is the top-ranked overall risk to the global financial system, a new study released earlier this week found.  The Q3 study conducted by The Depository Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC), shows 22% of respondents cited cyber risk as the single biggest risk, and […]

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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has increased cyber security for Critical National Information Infrastructure, covering 10 critical sectors, said the Communications and Multimedia (MCMC) ministry. It said the measures were implemented by the National Security Council which oversees the National Cyber Security Policy. “This is to ensure the country is always prepared to face any kind […]

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German chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that Russia could try to influence Germany’s general election next year with cyber-attacks and disinformation. The Obama administration earlier accused Moscow of similar meddling in the presidential election campaign. “We are already now having to deal with information out of Russia or with internet attacks that are of Russian […]

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On any given day, typing the words “cyber attack” into Google News will give you a fresh medley of hacking stories. Hollywood and Edward Snowden may have romanticised the perpetrators of these crimes, but behind most of the headlines sit one or more business owners who are the victims of these devastating breaches. Darktrace and… […]

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