Cyber Threats

Cyber threats for energy, transportation sectors on the rise By Stephanie Kanowitz Jun 27, 2016 Cyberattacks on industrial control systems, which control public and private sector infrastructure such as the electrical grid and transportation systems, are on the rise. And this trend will likely continue, according to the “Industrial Cybersecurity Threat Briefing.” The new report […]

Some comparisons between business and sports are cliché. But when it comes to leadership in cybersecurity, having a CEO who knows how to play defense can be pretty relevant. That bodes well for ObserveIT, a Boston-based security tech company focused on stopping insider threats. In March, the firm brought on a new chief executive, Mike […]

New Delhi:  The recent hacking of Air India’s frequent flyer programme miles has brought to focus the cyber threats to the aviation industry which depends substantially on sharing of information over the Internet. “Every flight that takes off or lands is the result of working together and information sharing among many different entities such as […]

NEW DELHI: The recent hacking of Air India’s frequent flyer programme miles has brought to focus the cyber threats to the aviation industry which depends substantially on sharing of information over the Internet. “Every flight that takes off or lands is the result of working together and information sharing among many different entities such as […]

CAMBRIDGE — A call comes into a financial institution’s help desk. The caller identification says it is the chief financial officer. The authoritative voice asks for help in printing a document, a big contract, before the close of business. An email with an attachment arrives from the CFO. What should the help desk do? If […]

“The goal of the threat intelligence analyst is to produce relevant, timely, accurate intel on cyber threats – especially those associated with espionage, hacktivism, cybercrime, malicious software, social engineering, and other emerging threats. Essentially, the analyst needs to focus on providing the ‘who, what, when, where, why, how, and importance’ of cyber threats to the […]

The U.S. and Israel have reached an agreement that seeks to expand cyber defense collaboration between the two countries through sharing of cyber threat information. The Department of Homeland Security and Israel’s national cybersecurity authority will work to establish networks and processes in an effort to facilitate cyber threat data exchanges under the joint declaration, […]

In a first, Lockheed Martin of the United States on Thursday announced an initiative in collaboration with Nasscom’s Data Security Council of India (DSCI) to help small and medium enterprises secure their data from cyber attacks. “The idea is to raise awareness about cyber security so that these businesses protect themselves from online threats to […]

Ransomware is helping make the cyber threat real, according to Keith McDevitt, cyber resilience integrator, Scottish government. “Ransomware has come along and kicked people right in the face, and now they are taking action because it’s real. They have either have felt the impact directly or they know of someone who has,” he told The […]