To find tomorrow’s badly needed cyberworker, organizations may start looking at high school students, inexperienced adults and even young hackers. “We work every day to improve our technology, to improve our risk management capabilities for our customers,” said Ed Cabrera, chief cybersecurity officer for Trend Micro, speaking at CDW’s Managing Risk SummIT in Boston. “But […]

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats. Mattis and Defense Minister Alberto Espina held a signing ceremony Thursday after meeting to discuss a range of security issues, including military exercises and cooperation in science and technology. Cyber defense is a topic of […]

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Researchers speculate the project will spawn cyberespionage activity on regional governments along these trade routes and will likely include the emergence of new threat groups. FireEye researchers are cautioning Malaysian organizations to be on the lookout for elevated cyberespionage attacks that could result from recent political developments concerning China’s Belt Road Initiative. The “One Belt, One […]

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Cybersecurity Is Trump clearing the (policy) decks for cyberwar? By Derek B. Johnson Aug 16, 2018   The Trump administration rescinded Presidential Policy Directive 20, a move that sets the stage for more aggressive use of offensive cyber operations by the Pentagon against nation-states and their associate hacking groups, the Wall Street Journal reported Aug. […]

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The finance sector has long been a primary target for cybercrime, and that will not be changing any time soon; the challenge that most financial institutions face is staying one step ahead of their cyber adversaries. A recent SWIFT Institute paper, “Forces Shaping the Cyber Threat Landscape for Financial Institutions,” published October 2nd, 2017, outlines […]

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THE KEY Ajit Pai, chairman Federal Communications Commission, prepares to testify about his budget before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) This morning, the Senate will have its first opportunity to question Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai about why officials at his agency […]

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The federal government has opened the new headquarters of the Australian Cyber Security Centre in Canberra, designed to be a central hub for cybersecurity information, advice, and assistance for… read more at: https://www.zdnet.com/article/turnbull-opens-australian-cyber-security-centre-hq/

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