Cyber Threats

(The Preiser Project/Flickr) Cities within Cook County, Illinois, are banding together to confront cyberattacks with the launch of a Cyber Threat Intelligence Grid. The grid is a shared aggregator of threat detection tool streams, designed by Anomali, and part of the county’s three-year initiative to deploy a threat detection service that can facilitate two-way communication between city […]

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AP BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz December 13, 2016 5:00 am President Obama, under pressure from Congress, has directed U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a deep-dive inquiry into Russian cyber attacks and their impact on the 2016 presidential election and to provide the results before Inauguration Day. Any intelligence review should coincide with a companion […]

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The world’s increasing interconnectivity has given rise to greater efficiency and the easier exchange of data. However, as networks become borderless and institutions freely exchange data with partners, a data breach in one organisation’s network can now provide hackers with an avenue into multiple other companies. Before any can respond, a chain reaction of breaches […]

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By Press Association Published: 01:50 EST, 9 December 2016 | Updated: 01:50 EST, 9 December 2016 e-mail The threats posed by cyber attacks are still greatly underestimated by the majority of Britons, new research from BT claims. The telecoms giant found that 60% believe they are more likely to be the… read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4015580/Cyber-threat-underestimated-despite-risks-high-burglary-survey-shows.html

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OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2016 /CNW/ – One year after its founders unveiled plans for an independent, not-for-profit organization that would help Canadian companies guard against cyber attacks, the new Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX) is up and running. At its inaugural annual symposium on December 7th, the CCTX briefed businesses, government, and academics on its […]

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One of the most significant cyber threats for the year ahead will be the ramping up of attacks fueled by “crime-as-a-service” offerings, says Steve Durbin, managing director of the Information Security Forum, an independent, not-for-profit organization focused on risk management. Other trends for 2017, he says in an interview with Information Security Media Group, are […]

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By Press Association Published: 01:50 EST, 9 December 2016 | Updated: 01:50 EST, 9 December 2016 e-mail The threats posed by cyber attacks are still greatly underestimated by the majority of Britons, new research from BT claims. The telecoms giant found that 60% believe they are more likely to be the… read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4015580/Cyber-threat-underestimated-despite-risks-high-burglary-survey-shows.html

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