Dive Brief: Businesses are losing confidence in their ability to understand, assess and measure cyberthreats, according to Microsoft’s 2019 Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey of more than 1,500 business leaders. Confidence in the ability to assess and understand cybercrime dropped from 18% to 9% in 2018. Only 11% of firms feel a “high degree of confidence” […]

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The Belgian association of large telecom users, Beltug announced that it has joined the Cyber Security Coalition. The group unites academic, private sector and government bodies in raising awareness and coordinating on cybersecurity in Belgium.  Beltug said membership in the CSC will help it serve its own members better and to share information from the […]

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In an era of increasingly sophisticated security threats, CIOs, CISOs, and COOs alike need to be more committed than ever to protect their data, facilities, and teams. From unauthorized personnel attempting to gain entry to your facilities to cybercriminals looking to breach your network, private security and public safety stakeholders need to be everywhere at […]

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Beltug business association to collaborate on security issues  Beltug, the Belgian association of digital technology leaders, has joined forces with the nation’s Cyber Security Coalition (CSC) to exchange security knowledge and further digital awareness. It has followed 67 members from across the academic, private, and public sectors in working with the CSC to promote cyber […]

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TOKYO — Canadian cybersecurity company BlackBerry is looking to expand in Asia by tapping into public concerns over privacy sparked by news of data breaches at Facebook and alleged cyber espionage by the Chinese authorities. CEO John Chen, who has led the former handset giant’s transformation into a security services provider, said the region will […]

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A new German intelligence report from the state of Hesse outlined the Islamic Republic of Iran’s efforts to obtain weapons of mass destruction during 2018, as well as illicit espionage activities inside Germany. “Against this background [of proliferation], weapons of mass destruction continued to be a powerful political instrument during the reporting period, which could […]

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Fraudsters continue to attempt to fool certificate authorities into issuing valid digital certificates for legitimate organizations by impersonating an authoritative user. The reward? The ability to sign code with a legitimate signature. From IRS tax scams to business email compromises, fraudsters impersonating authority figures are a well-known hazard for online users. However, impersonation is also […]

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A new German intelligence report from the state of Hesse outlined the Islamic Republic of Iran’s efforts to obtain weapons of mass destruction during 2018, as well as illicit espionage activities inside Germany. “Against this background [of proliferation], weapons of mass destruction continued to be a powerful political instrument during the reporting period, which could […]

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The National Cyber Security Centre today warned that the activities of nation-state hackers could cause long-term damage to UK universities as persistent cyber attacks weaken the UK’s knowledge advantage, damage the value of research, and result in a fall in investment by public or private sector. In March last year, NCSC issued an advisory to […]

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