James Clapper / AP BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz February 9, 2016 5:14 pm China is continuing to conduct cyber espionage operations against the United States, and Beijing’s commitment to a U.S.-China cyber agreement is questionable, the director of national intelligence told Congress on Tuesday. “China continues cyber espionage against the United States,” James Clapper, […]

No organisation, however large or small, is immune from cyber-attacks. The Scottish Government has, this month, set out the actions it will take to help Scottish businesses tackle the cyber threat, and to position Scotland as a world leading nation in cyber resilience. Cyber threat is assessed as a Tier 1 threat to the UK’s […]

While it is important to take steps to prevent cyber attacks, they can still happen. That is why disaster recovery practices are equally critical As the connected ecosystem continues to expand, it is easy… read more at: https://www.computerweekly.com/feature/Matching-disaster-recovery-to-cyber-threats

By @SimonCocking, review of Hacking The Bomb, Cyber Threats Nuclear Weapons. By Dr Andrew Futter. Foreword by Lord Des Brown Are nuclear weapons safe from cyber-attack? Could terrorists actually launch a nuclear attack through hacking? Are we standing at the edge of a major technological challenge to global nuclear order? These are among the many vital security questions addressed in Dr Andrew […]

THE KEY Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Momentum may finally be building in Congress to take new action to secure the elections from cyberthreats as the midterms approach. Lawmakers have struggled to advance election security legislation in the months since they approved a $380 million funding package for […]

Everyone in the cybersecurity space can agree that we are in the midst of an enormous skills shortage. ISACA predicts that we will be short two million cybersecurity professionals by 2019. Nearly 72% of firms say they are finding it difficult to identify and hire high caliber cybersecurity professionals, according to a survey by Booz […]

FireEye researchers spotted the TEMP.Periscope cybergang targeting various government entities charged with overseeing the electoral system as well as opposition figures. A Chinese cyberespionage group is targeting Cambodian entities ahead of the country’s July 2018 elections. FireEye researchers spotted the TEMP.Periscope cybergang targeting various government entities charged with overseeing the electoral system as well as […]