Cyber Security

By Yu-Tzu Chiu May 24 — The U.S. and Taiwan have agreed to strengthen cybersecurity cooperation, further tightening the commercial ties between the two markets, a U.S. official said in Taipei May 24. To promote bilateral cooperation on cybersecurity and the digital economy, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry Analysis Marcus Jadotte led a […]

The U.S. Federal Reserve detected more than 50 cyber breaches between 2011 and 2015, with several incidents described internally as “espionage,” according to Fed records. Continue Reading Below The central bank’s staff suspected hackers or spies in many of the incidents, the records show. The Fed’s computer systems play a critical role in global banking […]

State government CIOs are being buffeted by the “forces of change” in technology, government and the public, a new report by the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) finds. Doug Robinson, NASCIO executive director, pinpointed cybersecurity, evolving service delivery models, workforce renewal, and the prevalence of data as the key challenges facing governments. Robinson also […]

New DarkMatter survey exposes security concerns and issues. A recent poll conducted at a Dubai-based security conference found that 48% of attendees say their organization does not have a senior executive dedicated to cybersecurity. The survey, conducted by United Arab Emirates-based DarkMatter and polling visitors to the Gulf Information Security Expo Conference (GISEC) 2016, also […]

The chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White dropped a bomb in a recent speech by noting that the biggest risk faced by the financial system is cybersecurity. And she poured salt over the wound with the observation that the preparations taken by financial players are inadequate. “What we found, as a general […]

Another day, another hacking incident in the headlines, with embarrassed corporate executives scrambling to figure out what happened (and to cover their posteriors). Time (TIME) on Tuesday morning confirmed reports that Myspace, a Time Inc. social networking site, has been the victim of a major data breach. As many as 360 million Myspace user records […]