Cyber Security

Amos Aesoph(Photo: Submitted image) The threat of a cyberattack is greater for today’s businesses than ever before. Criminals are continually devising new ways to attack your data and potentially harm your business. It’s up to you to make sure that you have the necessary security strategy and technologies in place to defend against not just […]

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s actions associated with having a server and personal email account for her work as secretary of state don’t appear to rise to the level that would result in an indictment, a cybersecurity expert told members of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. But it likely wasn’t a good management idea, […]

New Delhi: Deepening its commitment to enhancing cybersecurity, Microsoft has announced the opening of its Cyber Security Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurgaon, India.  The CSEC aims to drive public-private partnerships to fight cybercrime, strengthen the cooperation with Indian businesses, government and academic organizations on cybersecurity, and increase its contribution towards securing Indian computer and internet users from cybercrime threats. […]

Symantec Relying on CVSS scores to estimate the risk to security may be placing individuals and the enterprise at greater risk than believed, researchers say. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is a way to document and measure a software vulnerability’s risk factors. CVSS has undergone a number of… read more at:

MADISON, Wis. — Since last summer, automakers in Detroit have been losing sleep over two vexing issues: Over-the-Air (OTA) software/firmware updates and cyber-security for connected cars. First, OTA is a big unknown to carmakers who have traditionally depended on service visits to dealerships for software updates. Only a few automakers have OTA update capabilities, and […]

At U.S. Cyber Command, the top brass has made recruiting top talent a leading priority, but those efforts have been slowed by challenges in attracting and retaining the next generation of cyber warriors. Maj. Gen. Paul Nakasone, commander of Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force, spoke to those struggles in a recent online event hosted […]

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Joining us now to talk more about what the government has learned since those cyberattacks is Ann Barron-DiCamillo. She led the Homeland Security Department’s efforts to track and respond to cyber incidents. She led the cyber response team that investigated the OPM breach, and she joins us now in the studio. Welcome. […]

(TNS) — Steven Weber wants you to envision a future in which Facebook, Twitter, even Google have just gone bankrupt — a future in which a tech failure makes the financial collapse of the last decade seem small. Think: “A memo goes from Mark Zuckerberg to the president of the United States, that mimics a memo that […]

Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We’re here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you’re […]