Cyber Security

Last night’s presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump had a surplus of strange moments, but few could top a sequence about cybersecurity that pivoted on who’s to blame for recent hacks of Democratic National Committee servers. Clinton led off with the obvious—“cyber warfare will be one of the biggest challenges facing […]

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Hard on the heels of the discovery of the largest known data breach in history, Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they’ve donated a new open-source project to the Apache Software Foundation with a focus on using big data analytics and machine learning for cybersecurity. Originally created by Intel and launched as the Open […]

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BRUSSELS The European Commission proposed measures on Wednesday to increase controls on exports of cyber-surveillance goods and technologies that can be used to violate human rights or threaten international security. The Commission had earlier identified deficiencies with the current system, including a failure to keep up with evolving security risks, such as an emerging trade […]

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EXCLUSIVE: “The head of a low profile but important United Nations agency based in Geneva bent the organization’s rules and steered an ultrasensitive cybersecurity contract to a company headed by a business acquaintance, according to a heavily redacted UN report obtained by Fox News. The report says that the autocratic Francis Gurry, controversial head of […]

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The first of three presidential debates Sept. 26 was full of the typical political jabs and deflections, but at least six minutes of the roughly two-hour ordeal fell to discussion of cybersecurity and the 21st-century threats facing the country. During the debate, the stark differences between Democratic candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton […]

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As cyber attacks become a growing concern with advances in technology, firms should be working to establish a cybersecurity plan that is cohesive across business operations to effectively reduce damage and cyber insurance claims, according to panelists at the 2016 Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Cyber Liability Symposium held Tuesday at the Hilton Midtown in New […]

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Mistakes are costly, especially in software or critical computer systems. So when medical technology startup MedSec discovered the possibility of “troubling cybersecurity flaws” in pacemakers made by St. Jude Medical Inc., it turned the research over to activist investment firm Muddy Waters. There, the duo saw a chance to boost their fortunes. Muddy Waters unveiled […]

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FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo illustration, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)  Coming soon to local high school classrooms: Learning the basics of cybersecurity – measures to protect electronic data from unauthorized access and abuse. “We’re trying to figure out how to get them […]

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