Trying to predict the shape of cybersecurity under President Trump is a frustrating exercise for industry professionals. But given what’s at stake, we asked some to give it a try anyway, or at least offer the president-elect some advice. It’s not that Trump doesn’t have a plan – he does. But he’s demonstrated a knack for […]

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When Donald Trump takes the oath of office on Jan. 20, he’ll face an urgent and growing threat: America’s vulnerability to cyberattack. Some progress has been made in fortifying the nation’s digital defenses. But the U.S. is still alarmingly exposed as it leaps into the digital age. If the 45th president wants to make America […]

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A new report found that many consumer drones lack adequate security making it easy for an outside hacker to take control A big rise in drone use is likely to lead to a new wave of “dronejackings” by cybercriminals, security experts warned Tuesday. … read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-11-dronejacking-big-cyber-threat.html

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With China’s passage this month of its Cyber Security Law (the “Law”; unofficial English translation on China Law Translate), much of the attention in the international business community has focused on how business obligations will change for mainland China operations and how the law will generally affect cross-border handling of customer, operations, and other data.  […]

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For nearly 70 years, the NATO treaty has stood the test of time. Elegant in its simplicity, this two-page treaty has established the principle, and defined the terms, of collective defense. An attack against one ally constitutes an attack against all 28 member nations. As one might expect of a document written in 1949, there […]

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Washington (AFP) – A big rise in drone use is likely to lead to a new wave of “dronejackings” by cybercriminals, security experts warned Tuesday. A report by Intel’s McAfee Labs said hackers are expected to start targeting drones used for deliveries, law enforcement or camera crews, in addition to hobbyists. “Drones are well on […]

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The 2014 movie The Imitation Game tells the story of Alan Turing, the UK coding genius who built the influential Turing Machine, helped defeat the Nazis, but who also accepted chemically castration as an alternative to being gaoled for homosexual offences. Treated disgracefully by the establishment, he was finally pardoned by the Queen in 2013, following a public […]

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In theory, the Internet of Things should allow patients and providers to take unprecedented control of health care. In practice, it is shaping up to be a security nightmare. Earlier this month, Johnson Johnson notified 114,000 patients of a security hole in its Animas One Touch Ping connected insulin pump. Although the company claims attacks are unlikely, the […]

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