July 2016

I generally cover consumer technology, not enterprise. And particularly not enterprise IT security, which can be extremely arcane. But given this week’s political developments, with the Wikileaks release of the Democratic National Committee’s email (suspected to have been purloined by Russian hackers), security has certainly been on my mind. Silicon Valley startup ThinAir Labs made me […]

Donald Trump’s muddled stance on hacking has disturbed security experts at time when the tech industry is looking for clarity on the U.S.’s cyber policy. On Wednesday, the outspoken presidential candidate seemed to call on Russia to break into rival Hillary Clinton’s email system. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the […]

How does cybersecurity affect businesses big and small? That’s the question security experts discussed with local business leaders Friday, one day before the Black Hat information security conference at the Mandalay Bay. Cara Clarke, associate vice president of communications for the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, which hosted the event, said cybersecurity had become […]

“We’re dedicated to providing a portfolio of tightly integrated cyber operations services that are focused on organization-specific threats so each can get in front of its own cyber risk and can innovate with confidence,” said Adnan Amjad, cyber threat risk management practice leader for Deloitte Advisory cyber risk services and partner at Deloitte Touche LLP. […]

WASHINGTON The White House said on Thursday that partisanship plays no role in how the United States counters cyber threats affecting Americans. “When it comes to our national security, we’re going to do everything we can to protect the American people without regard to which political party they belong to,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest […]

Donald Trump’s muddled stance on hacking has disturbed security experts at time when the tech industry is looking for clarity on the U.S.’s cyber policy. On Wednesday, the outspoken presidential candidate seemed to call on Russia to break into rival Hillary Clinton’s email system. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the […]

The cost of cybersecurity has become a burdensome tax on business and with 1.5 million IT security jobs unfilled, US corporations are losing to sophisticated criminal gangs, said security experts at a recent event in San Francisco. “Cyber is a tax on business. Jamie Dimon [JP Morgan Chase CEO] has had to double his cybersecurity […]

South Korean police said Thursday that North Korea was responsible for the latest hacking and blackmailing of Interpark, a major online shopping mall. Police pay attention to the first case in which North Korea demanded money after conducting cyber terrorism, believing that Pyongyang could have attempted to secure foreign currencies amid international sanctions on the […]