Cyber Security

RIYADH: There is a strong need to develop scientific research in the field of information security through transfer and localization of technology in the Kingdom, said Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammed, president of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), here on Tuesday.He was speaking during the inauguration of the third Saudi […]

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The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s Office of Enterprise Risk Management has been busy since it was first born about three years ago. The office is maturing and developing on schedule, said Jay Ahuja, FRTIB chief risk officer.  But it still has at least three more years to go before risk is fully integrated into the board’s culture […]

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In April 2014, the FBI issued warnings about the healthcare industry’s vulnerability to cyberattacks. In particular, the agency called the possibility of increased cyberintrusions likely, given the combination of the shift to online systems and a lack of preparation by most organizations. Nearly two years later, the FBI has its hands full as those warnings […]

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Hyderabad:  The Telangana government is in the process of building a cyber security framework, a senior official said today. Stressing that the government realises the importance of cyber security issue, Special Commissioner (e-Governance) Commissioner (Electronic Service Delivery), G T Venkateshwar Rao said: “The IT department is going to come up with cyber security framework. Currently […]

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Buy Photo U.S. Sen. Gary Peters(Photo: Free Press file photo)Buy Photo Sen. Gary Peters said today he would prefer if automakers and suppliers, rather than government regulators, would deal with the threats of hackers redirecting vehicles or stealing a driver’s personal information, but keeping up with hackers’ ability to disrupt may stymie regulators and engineers alike. […]

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COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, revealed today that overall security confidence was higher for organizations leveraging the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Framework), according to findings from the Trends in Security Framework […]

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The cybersecurity labor market is suffering a severe workforce shortage. By 2019, the demand for talent is estimated to be about 6 million jobs, with a projected shortfall of at least 1.5 million skilled workers, according to Symantec’s CEO Michael Brown. In July 2015, the U.S. State of Cybercrime report from PwC, CSO, the CERT […]

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PROVO — Deep in the basement of the Crabtree Technology Building at Brigham Young University, a team of students works to hack into the university’s servers. However, these are not the stereotypical “hackers” and they are not doing anything illegal. These students are part of the award-winning Cybersecurity Research Lab and they are performing important […]

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President Obama wants to boost federal spending on cybersecurity by $19 billion, which is to be commended. But unless we attract more people to the field, and see “hackers” as a valuable asset to society and national security, we’ll continue to have a shortage of cybersecurity professionals. Last year Symantec CEO Michael Brown said “the […]

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