Cyber Threats

August 24, 2016 Multi-million dollar exchanges will surely attract cyber-criminals A FireEye report has warned of cyber-criminals targeting merger and acquisitions (MA) deals. The report, written by security researcher Holly Ridgeway, notes that last year set new records for MA values with JP Morgan putting the number in the trillions, a figure sure to attract […]

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Chevy Chase venture fund New Enterprise Associates upped its bet on ThreatQuotient, a Reston-based cybersecurity analytics start-up, in a $12 million investment announced Tuesday. ThreatQuotient operates a set of data analytics tools for corporate cybersecurity analysts, meant to help sort through the millions of data points that might predict the next hack. The company was […]

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Summary At the recently concluded ARC India Forum, Industry in Transition: Navigating the New Age of Innovation in Bangalore, silver sponsor, Kaspersky Lab explained about cyberattacks and threats, and challenges in industrial control system (ICS) environments. Kaspersky executives provided an insightful presentation on the importance of industrial cybersecurity and the solutions to thwart these cyberattacks […]

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7 Faster Payments Projects in the U.S. ‘The Furthest Thing from Uber’: Overheard at Digital Banking 2016 Fintechs Have Cool Apps, But Banks Have Customers Sharing cyberthreat information-sharing is far from easy, but banks are adopting new tools to use strength in numbers to defend against attacks. Greater involvement by banks in the nonprofit Financial […]

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As high profile data breaches continue to grab headlines, corporate boards need to make sure they’re deeply involved in the cybersafeguards at their companies. “They have to accept responsibility,” said David Finn, a former federal prosecutor who spent 16 years leading Microsoft’s efforts to fight cybercrime, counterfeiting and fraud. “It’s not just a server room […]

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LOS ANGELES  (CBSLA.com) —  Federal authorities on Thursday announced the arrest of a Northern California woman they accused of keeping up a little too closely with the Kardashians, cyberstalking and hacking TV personality Kris Jenner, her family and two assistants. Christina Elizabeth Bankston, 36, of Newark, California was arrested at her residence Thursday morning by special […]

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After shelling out thousands or millions on cyber security for your enterprise, it might be dismaying to find that your organisation could still be vulnerable to a major breach – and it wouldn’t even be your fault. The threat posed to organisations, however prepared they are for cyber attacks, by their supply chains is a […]

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The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) and Children’s Health, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, have partnered to launch HITRUST CyberAid–a cyber solution for smaller health care organizations. HITRUST is an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) that regularly engages in cyber risk management, and has evaluated gaps in cybersecurity at smaller […]

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7 Faster Payments Projects in the U.S. ‘The Furthest Thing from Uber’: Overheard at Digital Banking 2016 Fintechs Have Cool Apps, But Banks Have Customers Sharing cyberthreat information-sharing is far from easy, but banks are adopting new tools to use strength in numbers to defend against attacks. Greater involvement by banks in the nonprofit Financial […]

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