Cyber Threats

Calling China “the most severe counter-intelligence threat facing our country today”, a senior FBI official told US lawmakers on Wednesday that the American government, along with the business and academic communities, must adopt a more integrated approach to Beijing’s commercial espionage efforts. “Make no mistake,” Bill Priestap, the bureau’s assistant director of counter-intelligence, said at […]

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By Marissa Bergen Contributor, InCyberDefense As 2019 approaches, we would like to believe that cybercrime is becoming less of a problem. Unfortunately, that is anything but the truth. As cybercrimes continue to increase, cybersecurity professionals can only tighten their security measures to thwart these attacks. With that goal in mind, here are some cybersecurity trends we […]

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Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) involves the collection, evaluation, verification and distribution of information about ongoing and emerging cyber threats and attacks against network assets and infrastructure. It is becoming increasingly difficult and costly for organizations to defend against cyberattacks on their own. More companies are reaching out to their peers and to other sources for […]

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The rapid spread of digitalisation in Norway’s oil and gas sector has raised the vulnerability of critical operational systems to data hacking, and many fear that industry investments to tackle the cyber security threat are falling short. The threat to the global energy industry is real and the number of attacks has been rising in […]

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WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Law enforcement agencies in Australia and New Zealand are investigating bomb threat emails received by some residents, cyber security officials said on Friday, after similar threats were made in the United States and Canada. “Given the widespread nature of these malicious emails, we have reason to believe this to be a scam,” […]

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One of the things that make cybersecurity seem so daunting is the difficulty in understanding the scale of the threat involved. Every day there is a new media report of a major commercial enterprise being victimized by cyber criminals—compromised databases containing customers’ personally identifying information; ransomware viruses that shut down business operations entirely; spyware that […]

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Add to favorites IMF research meanwhile suggests cyber attacks cost banks £79 billion annually Brexit is rapidly emerging as a potential systemic risk to the global financial system, according to a new “risk barometer” [pdf] by the Depository Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a centralised clearinghouse for more than 50 global financial market exchanges and equity platforms. […]

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“It’s not if, but when,” has become the cybersecurity mantra. But organizations continue to struggle with preparing for ever-changing threats. How are business and IT leaders designing effective cybersecurity programs today? “It’s really like a military or law enforcement organization,” says computer security software company McAfee’s CTO Steve Grobman. “Part of it is not having […]

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“It’s not if, but when,” has become the cybersecurity mantra. But organizations continue to struggle with preparing for ever-changing threats. How are business and IT leaders designing effective cybersecurity programs today? “It’s really like a military or law enforcement organization,” says computer security software company McAfee’s CTO Steve Grobman. “Part of it is not having […]

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