Cyber recruitment: It’s not (always) about the money By Chase Gunter Mar 25, 2019 It’s probably no surprise government has trouble attracting young cyber talent, but changes to marketing and hiring processes could help fill the cyber talent pipeline, according to Doug Logan, chief technologist of the U.S. Cyber Challenge. Launched in 2010, USCC holds […]

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Constin Raiu, Director of Global Research and Analysis Team at Kaspersky Lab (Photo from Kaspersky Lab) SINGAPORE — A cybersecurity expert has warned of  potential threats against old devices in industrial control systems, which are used in the operations of critical infrastructure in the industrial sector such as in energy, water, and transportation services. According […]

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A recent targeted attack against organizations in the satellite and communications industry echoes techniques seen in campaigns from cyberespionage group MuddyWater. The attack leveraged the recently reported 19-year old vulnerability (CVE-2018-20250) in WinRAR (now patched) to launch a convoluted infection chain in an attempt to run a fileless PowerShell backdoor. Successful compromise could grant the […]

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Cybersecurity for the hospitality sector is under the spotlight again, after a Symantec study found worryingly high levels of hotels leaking customer data. Indeed, the leaks of booking details are so bad that attackers could potentially view a customer’s personal data or even cancel their hotel reservations altogether. Hotels already have a poor security reputation […]

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Mass shooting Inside the ‘shitposting’ subculture the alleged Christchurch shooter belonged to Throughout Friday’s live-streamed killing spree and in court, the shooter made reference to online in-jokes. What is going on in right-wing online forums? March 17, 2019 by Matilda Boseley Add to shortlist … read more at: https://www.smh.com.au/topic/cyber-warfare-1mow

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During World War II, the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops achieved elite force status. But its members weren’t recruited for their combat skills. Instead, they came from art schools and ad agencies. They were inventive talents who specialized in “tactical deception”—inflatable tanks, rubber airplanes, convincing costumes and bogus radio codes designed to foot the opposition into […]

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This article is part of a series examining the Coalition government’s record on key issues while in power and what Labor is promising if it wins the 2019 federal election. The government’s chief cyber security coordinator, Alastair McGibbon, told an audience of specialists in November 2018 that the prospect of a catastrophic cyber incident is: […]

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Ottawa has to give Canadian banks more pointed direction to improve their ability to withstand cyber attacks, says the country’s former national security advisor. “Government legislatively has to impose obligations on financial institutions, much in the same way they have done with money laundering,” Richard Fadden told parliament’s Public Safety committee on Wednesday. For example, […]

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SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 10, 2019–According to the latest test results from SE Labs’ independent threat prevention evaluation lab, Deep Instinct’s D-Client (v2.2.1.5) achieved a 100% prevention rate and zero false-positives – when detecting and blocking known and unknown cyber threats, including file-based and file-less attacks. The independent results also highlighted Deep Instinct’s ability to provide a […]

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