Cyber Threats

Get complete coverage of Cable-Tec Expo 2016   PHILADELPHIA — As cable operators go deeper into wireless and WiFi offerings, hackers and cyber criminals pose a constant and growing threat, according to two security experts at Cable-Tec Expo.   By 2020, the average consumer will interact with 26 wireless devices in an average home, said Chris […]

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FRISCO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, has become the first healthcare information sharing organization connected and sharing cyber threat indicators with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) Program. The HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX), the […]

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By James R. LintFaculty Member, School of Business, American Military University Contributor, In Homeland Security A few weeks after three cybersecurity conventions occurred in Las Vegas, AASIM Cyber Group (ACG) hosted ‘Lunch and Learn’ events at The Innevation Center in Las Vegas. One event was a cybersecurity awareness seminar. These Lunch and Learns follow one […]

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Cybersecurity The challenge of liability protection for cyberthreat sharing By Sean D. Carberry Sep 27, 2016 Federal officials agree that industry needs to share threat information with the government, but they differ on what level of protection to offer companies to encourage that sharing. Speaking at the Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, Commerce […]

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Risk managers know that the threats of various types of cyber attacks are increasing, and small to mid-size businesses are becoming targets too. (Photo: iStock) What keeps risk managers up at night? Cyber threats are top of mind as hacking and data breaches present a pervasive and growing threat. But the specific type of cyber […]

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While biometric-based solutions can be one of the most promising additions to current authentication methods for financial organizations, it can also be a new opportunity for cybercriminals to steal sensitive information. ATMs facing potential cyberthreat with biometric skimmers – research(mb.com.ph) ATMs have homemade devices attached to them called “primitive skimmers”. Such device is capable of […]

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Only one company is sharing automated cyber threat data with the Department of Homeland Security, nine months after Congress passed divisive private-public threat sharing legislation critics claim violates privacy and boosts government surveillance. On a panel discussing cybersecurity Monday, assistant vice president for ATT Chris Boyer said DHS’s Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) portal — established […]

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