Cyber Security

Cyber risks represent a genuine risk to governments, economies, organizations and people. In 2015, the US Government’s Office of Personnel Management was breached and traded off, with the organization declaring that 21.5 million social security numbers were stolen from one source, and 4.2 million from another. The World Economic Forum’s Partnership for Cyber Resilience is […]

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Posted February 18, 2019 14:57:56 The head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre Alaistair MacGibbon says it’s unclear who hacked major parties, but the infiltrators were ejected from the system quickly. Source: ABC News Duration: 1min 11sec Topics: computers-and-technology, hacking, defence-and-national-security, security-intelligence, canberra-2600 … read more at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-18/cyber-security-head-addresses-major-party-hack/10822288

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Siemens, a leading technology company, said that its new suppliers must comply with minimum binding cybersecurity requirements, which will be introduced step-by-step starting on February 15, and anchored in a separate, binding clause in all new contracts. These requirements will apply primarily to suppliers of security-critical components such as software, processors and electronic components for […]

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I read with interest Sen. Ron Wyden’s proposal to impose stiff penalties for corporations who mishandle and misreport cyber security breaches (“Wyden pitches jail time, billions in fines for online privacy violators with ‘Do Not Track’ bill,” Feb. 6). It’s about time more corporations give security and privacy the concern they deserve. But I suggest […]

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DarkMatter, a fast-growing cybersecurity firm in the UAE with high-profile government and other contracts, on Sunday launched to market its latest “hack-proof” smartphone, for use in military field and other extreme conditions. The launch comes amid efforts by regional governments to expand their security capabilities and develop local defence industries. The National reports. What is […]

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Most parents who do so give their children cellphones so that they can stay connected to them and, in a way, protect them. There’s some irony, then, in the dangers to which those devices can expose kids if given unfettered access to the internet. “There’s lots of good things that happen from the internet,” said […]

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