May 2018

Shutterstock Today’s tech world is primarily infatuated with one thing — security. That is for good reason. With the number of breaches and data privacy violations, it is evident that a focus on security is long overdue in the technology space. The main issue with this, though, is that what most people and organizations think […]

A North Korean cyber-espionage group has exploited an ActiveX zero-day to infect South Korean targets with malware or steal data from compromised systems, local media and security researchers have reported. The perpetrators of these attacks are known as the Andariel Group. According to a report authored by South Korean cyber-security firm AhnLab, the Andariel Group […]

The month gone by was one of many lessons for keen observers of contemporary Indian publishing. Over-hyped books, billed as astute and nuanced accounts like Cyber Sexy, turned out to be major disappointments while surprise releases like The Spy Chronicles garnered international attention. There was, at the same time, the release of a novel that […]

Brian Amaral Journal Staff Writer bamaral44 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An upcoming talk by former President Bill Clinton in Providence has been canceled. Clinton was scheduled to hold an event on June 15 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center to talk about his new novel, “The President Is Missing.” But “due to unforeseen scheduling circumstances,” the event […]

By Elizabeth O’Dowd May 31, 2018 – Advancing healthcare technology means that IT infrastructure security threats are becoming more sophisticated. A better view of IT infrastructure and the ability to collect and analyze threat data using threat intelligence can give organizations better insight into the kinds of cyberattacks they face and how to best handle them. […]

The Office of Management and Budget has released a new report that details four key measures needed to address cybersecurity threats across the federal government. OMB said in the risk report that federal agencies should increase their cyber threat awareness through the implementation of the Cyber Threat Framework as well as enhance asset management by standardizing […]

The Office of Management and Budget reports that the federal government is a shambles — cybersecurity-wise, anyway. Finding little situational awareness, few standard processes for reporting or managing attacks and almost no agencies adequately performing even basic encryption, the OMB concluded that “the current situation is untenable.” All told, nearly three quarters of federal agencies […]

(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday dismissed two lawsuits by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab that sought to overturn bans on the use of the security software maker’s products in U.S. government networks. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab is seen at its headquarters in Moscow, Russia September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei […]

As Kim Jong-un speaks publicly about nuclear disarmament, North Korea’s hacker army continues to launch cyberattacks against different businesses across Asia, Europe and the U.S., according to private sector analysts and former U.S. officials. Experts from several cybersecurity firms — Dell SecureWorks, McAfee, Symantec, FireEye and Recorded Future — all told CyberScoop that activity from […]

Summer’s warm breezes compel us to be outside, preferably on a hammock with a good, or bad, book—be it  pulpy noir, reality-shattering fantasy or steamy romance. On the surface, these warm months might not seem like the best time of year for PR pros to jump into an eye-opening, instructive tome. Business books are typically spared from a summer release. […]