Video Trump: ‘Very Severe Consequence’ If Iran Restarts Its Nuclear Program Cybersecurity experts warn that Iran’s government could retaliate against the U.S. with cyberattacks on critical infrastructure and businesses following President Donald Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions and pull out of an Obama-era nuclear deal. Iran is known for waging cyberattacks during… read more at: […]

Steve Bousquet Steve Bousquet is the Tampa Bay Times’ Tallahassee bureau chief. He joined the Times in 2001 after 17 years at the Miami Herald. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island and has a master’s degree in history from Florida State University. Phone: (850) 224-7263   @SteveBousquet   [email protected] … read more at: http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/05/11/voting-officials-fire-back-at-rubios-criticism-over-cyber-threats/

Millennials and post-millennials play a key role in solving the cybersecurity skills shortage now and in the future, according to a recent survey. While the survey participants revealed a deep understanding of technology and computing, they also showed a lack of awareness around key cybersecurity issues. The authors of the report noted that those knowledge […]

Buy Photo The University of West Florida’s Center for Cybersecurity, Texas AM University and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement organized a two-day training at the university.(Photo: Tony Giberson/tgiberson@pnj.com)Buy Photo Agencies including the school district, elections office and the county are spending two days this week training in cybersecurity to ensure a devastating attack like the […]

Somewhere, government-linked hackers might be panicking. A digital vigilante has struck back against what researchers believe is a cyberespionage group connected to a nation state. The hacker has allegedly stolen, rather ironically, a cache of data that the government-linked hackers lifted from their own victims across the Middle East. The news provides a rare instance […]

County schools received another generic bomb threat by email on Monday, believed to be connected to the international cyber terror group Apophis Squad that was identified as the source of earlier threats. The email, titled “Staff Notice (APS),” stated that “three PVC pipe bombs placed under school transport will explode” and someone would “set off […]

Photo Credit: Fox News Channel Politico reports that the Trump White House is considering eliminating the top cybersecurity position within the administration. The push to drop cyber from the list of top concerns comes from new National Security Advisor John Bolton, who apparently views cyber warfare as considerably less threatening than the kind he prefers to […]

Cybersecurity Drawing ‘red lines’ for threats against the grid By Mark Rockwell May 10, 2018 Congress should step in if the White House doesn’t deliver firm guidelines on the federal responses to cyberattacks on the county’s electrical systems, said a member of the Senate Energy Committee. “If the executive branch won’t create a cyber doctrine, […]