Cyber Security

The number one issue facing cybersecurity firms is a “chronic shortage” of qualified staff. That’s according to the founder of market analyst Cybersecurity Ventures, Steve Morgan. “The single biggest trend, globally, is that there are chronic work shortages of qualified cyber security staff. It’s an absolute epidemic,” Morgan told supply-chain blog Channelnomics. Morgan’s company in […]

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Telstra’s Sydney SOC (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Telstra has launched its Sydney-based cybersecurity centre, with the telecommunications provider also announcing a new “secure internet initiative”. With the latest security operations centre (SOC) officially open for customers from Thursday, Telstra now has centres live in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra ahead… read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/telstra-launches-sydney-cybersecurity-centre/

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Sen. John McCainJohn McCainBush biographer: Trump has moved the goalpost for civilized society White House to pressure McConnell on ObamaCare McCain: Trump needs to state difference between bigots and those fighting hate MORE (R-Ariz.) is again hitting President Trump over his lack of a cybersecurity policy, calling the administration’s leadership on the issue “weak” as the […]

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Despite Russia’s attempt to hack the 2016 U.S. election and the voter registration systems of 21 states, an NBC News investigation reveals that election officials in the most heavily populated counties of three crucial swing states still haven’t received formal training on how to detect and fight attacks. Election officials in three of Pennsylvania’s four […]

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A White House advisory group says in a new report that federal agencies generally have the correct tools to protect from cyber attacks but face bureaucratic hurdles. In its draft report circulated Tuesday, the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) said that many of its key concerns deal with organizational woes. “We believe the U.S. government and private […]

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The deluge of cyber-attack stories in the news is becoming commonplace. Recorded cyber crime cost the UK economy £10.9bn in 2015/16; and unreported crime could cost magnitudes more. For small businesses alone, the average cost per attack is around £3,000. Fortunately, the level of attention criminals are paying to cyber crime is more than matched […]

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WASHINGTON — Rob Joyce, the Trump administration’s cybersecurity coordinator, said Tuesday the U.S. is lacking 300,000 cybersecurity experts needed to defend the country.  He also had a warning for the public about using software from Kaspersky Lab. U.S. officials believe the company has ties to the Kremlin — and the federal government has vowed not to […]

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WASHINGTON — Rob Joyce, the Trump administration’s cybersecurity coordinator, said Tuesday the U.S. is lacking 300,000 cybersecurity experts needed to defend the country.  He also had a warning for the public about using software from Kaspersky Lab. U.S. officials believe the company has ties to the Kremlin — and the federal government has vowed not to […]

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