Cyber Threats

What is cyber risk management? Cyber risk is the identification, analysis and evaluation of cyber risks. It understands and analyses the IT infrastructure, identifies the potential vulnerabilities within different systems, then prioritises the identified risks and makes coordinated efforts to minimise, monitor and control the impact of those risks. Risk management is an essential requirement […]

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Malicious actors are targeting critical infrastructure (CNI) sites and energy distribution facilities exponentially. Interconnected systems in the energy industry increase vulnerabilities, and cyber attacks often go undetected for some time. As energy companies save costs against the backdrop of lower oil prices, consolidating operations can weaken business resilience and redundancy levels. This gives rise to […]

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ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 17, 2019–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Federal Services (AFS) Cyber Center, a state-of-the-art facility in San Antonio that provides cybersecurity capabilities on an as-a-service basis to help government agencies and the Department of Defense manage, detect and respond to the increasing volume and velocity of cyber threats that target government […]

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The cloud offers multiple benefits to organizations. But don’t let the benefits blind you to the risks, both inside and out. Credit: Getty Getty Insiders can easily be more of a cyber threat to organizations than outside attackers, for the obvious reason – they’re already inside. Whether malicious or simply clueless or careless, they can […]

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Americans Fear of an Imminent or Elevated Cyber Threat Against the Nation Drops to 51%; But 27% of Citizens Believe There Are Lingering Effects on Cyber Defenses from the Government Shutdown Cybersecurity has continued to be a hot button issue in Washington throughout Q1 following the headlines around securing voting infrastructure in November of last […]

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Developing Effective Horizontal and Vertical Operating Standards The ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards helps to protect purely information systems (IT) and ensures the free flow of data in the virtual world. It provides a powerful, horizontal framework for benchmarking against best practices in the implementation, maintenance and continual improvement of controls. IEC 62443, the other horizontal standards […]

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Indian information technology (IT) outsourcing and consulting giant Wipro Ltd. [NYSE:WIT] is investigating reports that its own IT systems have been hacked and are being used to launch attacks against some of the company’s customers, multiple sources tell KrebsOnSecurity. Wipro has refused to respond to questions about the alleged incident. Earlier this month, KrebsOnSecurity heard independently […]

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Indian information technology (IT) outsourcing and consulting giant Wipro Ltd. [NYSE:WIT] is investigating reports that its own IT systems have been hacked and are being used to launch attacks against some of the company’s customers, multiple sources tell KrebsOnSecurity. Wipro has refused to respond to questions about the alleged incident. Earlier this month, KrebsOnSecurity heard independently […]

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Cyber Security is a blanket term used for providing security to the heaps and piles of vital and confidential information stored online. It is a practice designed to safeguard networks, programs, devices, and data from unlawful access. Cyber Security involves a set of technological process and strategy to protect massive information. Why Choose a Career […]

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