Cyber Threats

They knew Russian operatives might try to tamper with the nation’s electronic voting systems. Many people inside the U.S. government and the Obama White House knew. In the summer of 2016, a cluster of volunteers on a federally supervised cybersecurity team crafting 2018 election guidelines felt compelled to do something sooner. Chatting online, they scrambled […]

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Bharti Airtel has entered into a partnership with Symantec Corporation to protect businesses in India from online threats. The partnership comes amid a spike in cyber attacks over the past few months, including ransomwares such as Petya and WannaCry that disrupted systems across the world. According to the agreement, Airtel will be the exclusive Cyber […]

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Eight of Donald Trump’s cyber-security advisers have resigned, warning the President had “given insufficient attention to the growing threats” facing the US. A quarter of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council’s 28 members quit with a joint letter in which they claimed Mr Trump “threatened the security of the homeland”. They cited his response to white […]

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The threat of cyber attacks Securing any sort of technology is an arduous undertaking, especially in a world of cyber threats. SAP reports more than 80% of all cyberattacks are intended to impact specific software applications instead of the network. Among the most popular application technologies on the scene today are containers, which enable users […]

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To serve the growing cyber security needs of businesses in India, Bharti Airtel and cyber security provider Symantec have inked a strategic alliance to protect customers from increasing online threats. Representative Image Under the terms of the agreement, Airtel will be the exclusive cyber security services partner for Symantec in India, and will distribute Symantec’s […]

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In this age of advanced persistent threats, waiting for traditional threat management solutions like IDS and SIEM to flag incidents and threats is simply not enough anymore. “We live in a world where the adversaries will persist in getting into an organizations environment, and they only have to be successful once. And, on average, companies […]

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After two global ransomware attacks, Maharashtra government is moving to ring-fence the cyber security infrastructure for machines on its network. In May 2016, around 150 computers in the state administrative headquarters of Mantralaya were infected by the ‘Locky’ ransomware. However, it’s systems escaped largely unscathed in this year’s Wannacry ransomware attack. The state government is […]

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Under the Defence Innovation Hub investment, South Australia’s Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) is using its already designed forecasting capability Beat The News, which takes existing data and predicts events, to develop a capability to identify and treat adversary exploitations online. Defence Connect spoke with D2D CRC’s chief technology officer Brenton Cooper about […]

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