Cybersecurity has become one of corporate America’s most pressing challenges, especially for companies that hold money or sensitive personal details. At least $445 billion was lost last year to cybercrime, a global economic study found, and an estimated 11 billion records have been stolen in data breaches, according to data compiled by the Privacy Rights […]

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On Oct. 1, Vice President Mike Pence called upon U.S. companies to reconsider business practices in China that involve turning over intellectual property or “abetting Beijing’s oppression.” Speaking at the Hudson Institute, he said, “For example, Google should immediately end development of the Dragonfly app that will strengthen Communist Party censorship and compromise the privacy […]

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Garrison has announced that it has received £22.9m funding — lead by Dawn Capital — for pioneering safe web browsing technology Garrison has raised £22.9 million in additional funds from London-based investors, in order to accelerate it’s development of national security grade technology for commercial use. Garrison — founded in 2014 by David Garfield and […]

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SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RiskSense®, Inc., pioneering risk-based vulnerability prioritization and management, today announced its AI-Assisted Pen Testing Service called Attack Surface Validation for Election Systems which provides complete visibility and prioritization of security vulnerabilities that enables any district to remediate problems before the midterms. Immediate findings are delivered through the RiskSense cloud-service and cover the assessment […]

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THE KEY (Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg) A slight majority of digital security experts surveyed by The Cybersecurity 202 say the United States should follow in the European Union’s footsteps and pass a law that requires companies to disclose data breaches quickly.  Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation requires companies with customers in the E.U. to notify regulators of a breach within 72 hours or face […]

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The Netherlands is in a “cyberwar” with Russia, defence minister Ank Bijleveld told Dutch television on Sunday, speaking in the wake of an alleged hacking attempt by four Russians in The Hague. “What happened is really dangerous,” Bijleveld told Dutch broadcaster NPO, referring to the incident, which happened in April outside the headquarters of the […]

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John Sileo, opening speaker at the Cyber Symposium Monday in Colorado Springs, told cybersecurity and information technology professionals that hackers target people, not machines. … read more at: https://gazette.com/business/cybersecurity-expert-hackers-target-humans-not-machines/article_708aab3e-ccd7-11e8-a6a9-0b1240e0fc84.html

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Aaron Gregg October 14 at 2:15 PM Almost all of the U.S. military’s newly developed weapons systems suffer from “mission-critical cyber vulnerabilities,” a review of government security audits conducted from 2012 to 2017 found, suggesting military agencies have rushed to computerize new weapons systems without prioritizing cybersecurity. The findings were released Tuesday in a report […]

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John Sileo, opening speaker at the Cyber Symposium Monday in Colorado Springs, told cybersecurity and information technology professionals that hackers target people, not machines. … read more at: https://gazette.com/business/cybersecurity-expert-hackers-target-humans-not-machines/article_708aab3e-ccd7-11e8-a6a9-0b1240e0fc84.html

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