To best help California beef up its cybersecurity, lawmakers say they need critical information — exactly how much money state agencies spend every year to safeguard sensitive data from potential hackers. The Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that would require state agencies to report their annual cybersecurity spending. “Lack of […]

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – A FOX 35 investigation has revealed that in the months leading up to a cyber security breach at the University of Central Florida, leaders decided against an important cyber security measure. In February, the university announced that hackers had gotten ahold of the Social Security numbers of 63,000 […]

NORMAL, Ill. Students at Illinois State University are working to fill a growing need for cybersecurity professionals. That goal will be made easier when ISU launches its new cybersecurity major in 2017. On a normal school day, computer labs at Illinois State University would be filled with students learning the skills that will keep your […]

There is a common thread that connects the hack into the sluicegate controllers of the Bowman Avenue dam in Rye, New York; the breach that compromised 20 million federal employee records at the Office of Personnel Management; and the recent spate of “ransomware” attacks that in three months this year have already cost us over […]

With recent high-profile hacks of major retailers and tech companies, the need for safer software and security online is growing rapidly. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is expanding its cybersecurity program to train students to fight hackers and protect your digital accounts. Computer science student Dylan Howell says he’s looking forward to an exciting career […]

By Tim Starks 05/05/16 10:00 AM EDT With help from Darren Goode FROM NSC TO APPLE — Another top White House cybersecurity official is departing, part of a year-plus migration as the Obama administration winds down. Jeff Ratner, who left his job as the director of legislative affairs and cybersecurity policy at the National Security […]

National Small Business Week is underway, and the festivities didn’t take long to address one of the most glaring and ever-present issues for small to midsize businesses (SMBs): cybersecurity. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is the US government agency dedicated to providing concrete help, training, and recommendations that small businesses can put into practice right away […]

Palo Alto Networks, a US-based cyber-security firm, has blown the lid on a cyber-espionage campaign linked to an Iranian hacking group that focused on government and other high-value targets across the world, for the past nine years. Researchers say the group has been using malware with spying capabilities which include the ability to log keystrokes, […]

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The Panama Papers leak is a warning to New Zealand businesses to protect themselves from cyber hacking, Prime Minister John Key says. Mr Key announced today a $22 million fund that will go towards setting up a national security agency aimed at protecting businesses and infrastructure from online attacks. John Key told a cyber-security summit […]