Cyber Security

Posted 05 April 2016 By Michael Mezher A prominent cybersecurity researcher says the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs to “buckle down” and regulate medical device cybersecurity more firmly. The warning comes as last week, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an advisory warning of more than 1,400 cybersecurity vulnerabilities affecting certain […]

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) today announced a new Cybersecurity Assurance Program (CAP) that uses a new set of standards to test network-connected products for software vulnerabilities. The new UL certification will be for both vendors of Internet of Things (IoT) products and for buyers of products who want to mitigate risks. The testing standards were developed […]

The Russian cybersecurity expert has been appointed a member of the international advisory panel for Singapore’s National Cybersecurity RD Programme.  Posted 05 Apr 2016 16:40 Updated 05 Apr 2016 16:44 PHOTOS Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab. (Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton) SINGAPORE: Russian cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has been roped in as a member […]

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the country has taken enough preventive measures following a recent USD 951-million cyber heist scandal involving the Bangladesh central bank. “What happened in Bangladesh is certainly a source of concern for all of us, and we have taken some measures and are continuing to understand better what […]

NEW DELHI: Lack of information-sharing about cyber attacks and adequate skills around cybersecurity are the biggest hurdles to effective prevention from cyber attacks in India, even as organisations around the world are working towards building a common vocabulary around cyber attacks. “The two biggest problem facing cybersecurity today are skill set and information sharing,”KPMG’s global […]

Last week, I asked whether NASA was “slow rolling” a cybersecurity breakthrough called Gryphon X. It’s a proposal from Ames Research Center that many in the cybersecurity community believe could help secure critical infrastructure in a more active and proactive way, and also push the space agency back toward the front of the innovation pack. […]

The increase in cyber threats, digitalization initiatives, and investment in homeland security are driving the market. The Middle East cyber security market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.5% during the period 2016-2022. Cyber security has become a key problem for all types of organizations and they have been increasing their spending on […]

Last week, I had a great opportunity to explore the APAC cybersecurity market and meet many brilliant people during Black Hat Asia 2016. Singapore’s economic miracle made its cybersecurity market as attractive as the North American one, attracting the largest security vendors to the region. Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) protection, Threat Intelligence, Enterprise Immune Systems, […]

  In recent times, mobile smart devices and cloud-based platforms have been the predominant sources of new security challenges and have received the majority of attention by businesses. Their proliferation has rapidly produced ‘perfect storm’ conditions, with the traditional security models and practices in place unable to keep pace with emerging threats.  Added to this, […]