Cyber Threats

Australian organisations have been identified as major targets of organised cyber criminals, according to researchers at BAE Systems. A BAE study profiled the six most prominent type of cyber criminals – what it refers to as the “unusual suspects,” one of which has been identified as a major threat in Australia. Sergei Shevchenko, senior security […]

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The UK’s energy sector is at serious risk of a crippling cyber attack on its infrastructure, the head of the World Energy Council has claimed. Speaking to City AM, director general of the council, Christopher Frei, claimed that the UK was not the only country in danger. “In the last two years this issue has […]

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By Peter Egwuatu Ernst Young, EY has observed that data issues are creating complexity for cyber threat management in companies. This was revealed at the EY’s 14th Global Fraud Survey 2016: Corporate misconduct. The survey stated that individual consequences find a worldwide clamour for enhanced transparency at a time of increased geopolitical tensions and heightened […]

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By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The World Energy Council has said that the UK is at severe risk of a cyber attack against its energy infrastructure. Christopher Frei, director general at the World Energy Council, said the UK was one of several countries facing a growing threat. He said: “In the last two years this […]

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AMSTERDAM, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — – Hands-on guidance to financial institutions participating in CISA-driven information sharing – EclecticIQ shares expertise from specialists in threat intelligence workflow and open-source standards EclecticIQ, the most advanced cyber threat intelligence platform build for threat intelligence teams, is offering five free Workshops on “Cyber Threat Management Best Practices” to […]

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VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – UBC has issued a bulletin, saying it’s been the target of a cyber attack. The university is calling it a brute force attack. Dominic Vogel with cyber consulting firm Cyber SC says that means the attackers are trying to hack into accounts using a program to guess passwords. “Basically brute force means […]

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With data breaches making the news ever more frequently, businesses are on the look out for new ways to identify and guard against threats. Cyber threat intelligence company DomainTools has released the results of a new survey conducted by the SANS Institute on the effectiveness of using threat hunting to aggressively track and eliminate cyber […]

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The costs of business interruption due to a breach is the top cyber risk concern for businesses across all industries, according to a new survey of captives. Aon Global Risk Consulting, in its 2016 Captive Cyber Survey report, found that 95 percent of companies surveyed believe that the most important issue in cyber insurance is […]

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Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) has said the Department of Homeland Security can serve as a resource for state and local government agencies to determine strategies against sophisticated cyber threats, GCN reported Wednesday. Hurd told the publication he believes conversations between leaders at all levels of government are necessary to secure U.S. critical infrastructure. He proposed a bill that calls for the DHS’ National […]

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