Cyber Threats

Security has changed dramatically over the decades. Companies can no longer risk focusing just on protecting physical assets such as offices and stock. With firms becoming increasingly reliant on technology and software to streamline everyday operations, it is crucial to have systems in place to protect digital property. Download this free guide New technologies: a […]

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When it comes to cloud-based cyber attacks, our attention naturally gravitates to “the big ones” – like the exposure of data related to more than 14 million Verizon customers stored on an unprotected Amazon S3 cloud server in July. Or a reputed Turkish crime family’s attempt in March to squeeze Apple for $75,000 by threatening […]

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The use of wartime analogies in cybersecurity is common in our industry. Sun Tzu is often quoted in presentations and papers to emphasize an author’s key point. I will spare you that in this article; however, I would like to introduce the idea of applying a rigorous framework derived from kinetic warfare to the cyber […]

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Getty Images BY: Charles Fain Lehman Follow @CharlesFLehman September 24, 2017 5:00 am “Medical care is the next cyber warfare,” technologist Janine Medina explained Thursday at a panel on the cybersecurity problems posed by the emerging prevalence of internet-connected medical and body-embedded devices. Medina appeared alongside several other panelists at the Atlantic Council to discuss […]

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Markets regulator Sebi plans to rope in a third-party agency to identify and classify security holes in its entire information technology infrastructure and suggest measures to mitigate such risks. To provide these services, Sebi has issued a notice inviting expression of interest (EoI) from the interested parties. This comes at a time when several malware […]

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The director-general for information security at the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said that dialogue between Asia-Pacific nations is needed to help address the cybersecurity threat for an increasingly aggressive North Korea. Yasuhiko Taniwaki, who spoke at a George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security event today, said that amid growing […]

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology released a report in May identifying products available to enhance the electric grid’s cybersecurity. New technologies employed onto the grid are multiplying the number of access points for cyber threats. An actual cyberattack on an electric grid occurred in December 2015 when Ukraine’s electricity was interrupted. A third […]

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Cybersecurity is an issue that remains in the spotlight in Germany as the country’s officials reiterate their wariness of cyberattacks. On September 7, the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), Europe’s largest association of hackers, published a report claiming there is “a host of problems and security holes” in the PC-Wahl software used to count and transmit vote counts to electoral officials. The […]

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