The US military’s first of its kind cyberwar campaign against the Islamic State (Isis) is off to a slow start and this has left Pentagon officials frustrated. The US Cyber Command was established to undermine IS’s (Daesh) online activities, specifically concerning online recruitment and planned attacks. However, the unit is yet to develop malware and […]

The seriousness of the cyber threat was made clear by new report which estimated that nearly half of UK firms lack advanced cyber defences, despite the high level of concern about a cyber attack. Cyber security incidents cost UK firms £34.1bn in the past year, but under half have enhanced defences, a survey commissioned by […]

Cybersecurity program for teachers / Christina Dawidowicz — FOX21 News Related Coverage COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — There’s a shortage in the United States and it could affect protection for banks, credit cards, your laptop and even your cell phone. “The NSA and the nation as a whole have identified that cybersecurity is going to be […]

July 15, 2016 BT Security has struck a deal with ISC(2) to offer those training through the BT Security Academy Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certifications. Not an actual representation of the BT Academy. Experiences may vary. BT has today struck a deal with (ISC)²  to offer […]

The wildly popular Pokémon Go smartphone app, in which players move around in the real world in order to catch virtual “pocket monsters,” has created safety and security concerns in both the real and cyber universes. With virtual places in the game superimposed over real places, it is also causing issues of people trespassing on […]

Iran test-fired a new kind of ballistic missile using North Korean technology on the night of July 11-12, Fox News reported on Friday, citing multiple intelligence officials. The latest test, the ninth Iran carried out since it signed a nuclear deal with global powers last year, was held two days before the one-year anniversary of the deal’s announcement. The missile […]

Lt. Gen Edward Cardon, pictured here in April, is leading the approximately 100-person strong task force. The U.S. military has established a special cyberwar task force at U.S. Cyber Command in Fort Meade, Md., to carry out cyberattacks against ISIS in Syria and Iraq after disappointment over initial cyber efforts, reports said Friday. The approximately 100-person strong task force, codenamed […]

Digitization requires big changes to companies’ strategic processes, and security is no different: In a recent report, Gartner predicts that 60% of digital businesses will experience major service failures by 2020 due to the inefficacy of their IT security teams to handle digital risks. Download this free guide Download: Top FAQs regarding the impact of […]

The active critical vulnerabilities at the Department of Homeland Security have decreased by 99 percent and the time that it takes to detect problems has been cut in half in government agencies since October, according to Trevor Rudolph, chief of the Office of Management and Budget Cyber and National Security Unit. “DHS is assessing data […]

Photo by US-Israel Military Cooperation // Access via CC 3.0 Reps. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, introduced two bills Thursday to strengthen joint cybersecurity research and development efforts between the U.S. and Israel. “The United States and Israel are the two top exporters of cybersecurity technologies,” said Langevin in a statement. “Our bills will leverage the reservoirs of expertise in […]