Cyber Threats

Cybersecurity The challenge of liability protection for cyberthreat sharing By Sean D. Carberry Sep 27, 2016 Federal officials agree that industry needs to share threat information with the government, but they differ on what level of protection to offer companies to encourage that sharing. Speaking at the Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, Commerce […]

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Risk managers know that the threats of various types of cyber attacks are increasing, and small to mid-size businesses are becoming targets too. (Photo: iStock) What keeps risk managers up at night? Cyber threats are top of mind as hacking and data breaches present a pervasive and growing threat. But the specific type of cyber […]

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While biometric-based solutions can be one of the most promising additions to current authentication methods for financial organizations, it can also be a new opportunity for cybercriminals to steal sensitive information. ATMs facing potential cyberthreat with biometric skimmers – research(mb.com.ph) ATMs have homemade devices attached to them called “primitive skimmers”. Such device is capable of […]

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Only one company is sharing automated cyber threat data with the Department of Homeland Security, nine months after Congress passed divisive private-public threat sharing legislation critics claim violates privacy and boosts government surveillance. On a panel discussing cybersecurity Monday, assistant vice president for ATT Chris Boyer said DHS’s Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) portal — established […]

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OTTAWA (CP) — The day is coming when hackers will be able to crack the encryption people rely on for secure online banking and shopping, the head of Canada’s cyberspy agency says. Experts estimate that quantum computing could be realized within 10 years, opening the door to breaking trusted Internet protections, said Greta Bossenmaier, chief […]

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The cyber threat is real. If you have control of valuable assets, including trillions of dollars of transactions, as The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) does, your company will be attacked. It’s a matter of when, not if, it will happen. That means you need to develop a sophisticated and multi-faceted approach to […]

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The threat of a major cyberattack on the electrical grid and telecommunications systems in Canada has government officials planning with critical infrastructure operators. Related News/Archive Citing cyber ‘revolution,’ Obama issues attack response plan 2 Months Ago State to Flint: Withdraw lawsuit threat 6 Months Ago PCSO investigating bomb threat at Dunedin High School 7 Months […]

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