July 2017

Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak says the National Security Council entrusted with the responsibility to monitor cyber threats in the country. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKOTA KINABALU, July 2 ― Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak says the government has already entrusted the National Security Council (MKN) with monitoring […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Multiple, global cyberattacks over the past few months have highlighted that the failure to employ some very simple digital precautions can lead to catastrophic consequences. In an effort to build wider resilience to these intrusions, which are on the rise, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is helping lead a bicameral, bipartisan group […]

Cybersecurity Why government should let industry drive cybersecurity By Sean D. Carberry Jun 30, 2017   Kiersten Todt, formerly executive director of a federal cybersecurity panel, advocates for the private sector to take the lead on protecting computer networks. The expression “public-private partnership” in cybersecurity has reached the point of being a meaningless cliché and […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Multiple, global cyberattacks over the past few months have highlighted that the failure to employ some very simple digital precautions can lead to catastrophic consequences. In an effort to build wider resilience to these intrusions, which are on the rise, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is helping lead a bicameral, bipartisan group […]

WASHINGTON — In 2015, when the news broke that the Pentagon had mistakenly shipped samples of live anthrax virus around the world, officials immediately faced tough questions from reporters. A review was ordered. The military equivalent of a grand jury investigation was launched into the question of leadership failures. This week, the fruits of another […]

Financial institutions are involved in a cyber arms race against criminals  Dear Parent We are sorry to inform you that your children have been involved in an incident at their local school. There is no need to worry as the emergency services have everything under control. To facilitate the handling of the situation we have […]

Cybersecurity is part of a never-ending arms race Companies are becoming increasingly aware of the immense harm that cyber-attacks can do to their businesses. Not only is it possible to lose substantial sums of money but such threats can damage reputations and sour relations with clients. High up on the embarrassment scale was what has […]