Our latest cyber security round-up covers news of a massive cyber-attack on British Airways and findings from a survey that esuggests only half of UK companies have secured critical data. British Airways falls victim to major cyber-attack British Airways has been subjected to a ‘sophisticated’ cyber-attack on its website that affected some 380,000 customer transactions. […]

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THE KEY The California Capitol in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) California is once again poised to take the lead on important new technology policy. A bill to set cybersecurity standards for Web-connected devices — from thermostats to webcams to cars — is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) signature after cruising through the state legislature late last month. If […]

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We use the internet for day-to-day activities from work to play to shopping under the assumption that security experts are keeping us safe from cybercriminals. But those security experts are already stretched thin — and the situation promises to get worse. The nonprofit group ISACA predicts that by 2019, there will be a global shortage […]

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Cyber security experts from the federal government’s law enforcement agencies have overcome their public and private sectors counterparts to take out the top prize in Canberra’s second cyber war games. The law enforcement group – made up of participants from the Department of Home Affairs and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission – topped the three-day contest […]

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Now that school is back in session, many high schoolers have new phones, new computers, and new privileges for using their devices—and new responsibilities, too. High schoolers today are more technology-savvy than average adults. While many people think that young people use their devices primarily for video games and social networking, the reality today is […]

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The session of the Defense Committee took place in June, but the report on the results of the session was released on Friday. “As for the Russian cyberthreat, the General Information and Security Service under the Defense Ministry has hired a staff member in charge of a non-permanent working group … The activities of China are also being monitored,” the representative of the service told the committee, […]

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