Cyber Security

He said IBM had been through a “boom-bust cycle” with cyber security, having acquired Internet Security Systems back in 2006, before dismantling the product, and that its X-Force threat report was seen in the security community to play down security problems with software vendors. “I expect many in the industry will be quite sceptical of […]

Pinckney High School(Photo: File photo) Pinckney Community Schools will be adopting a new cyber hub-training program for its students in the fall. Merit Network recently announced a partnership between Pinckney Community High School and Wayne State University to establish two new Cyber Range Hubs at the high school. “A Cyber Range Hub is a facility […]

The Office of Personnel Management hopes a website refresh makes it easier for people impacted by last year’s cyber breaches to obtain information and answers. In a letter to current and former federal employees involved in the hack, OPM acting Director Beth Cobert directs them to review the updated frequently asked questions section. “The updated site […]

There’s been no better magic word than “cybersecurity” to crack open technology investors’ wallets. Corporate executives feared their companies could be the next victim of embarrassing digital incursions like the ones at Target, Sony and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, so they earmarked big budgets for technology defenses. The rising tide of cyberattacks lifted all the companies selling […]

China moved closer on Monday to adopting a controversial cybersecurity law, after parliament held a second reading of the draft rules, which carry significant consequences for domestic and foreign business and threaten greater censorship. China enforces widespread controls over the internet that it has sought to codify in law, and Chinese laws often go through […]

Intel Corp. is considering selling the cyber-security business it purchased almost six years ago for $7.7 billion, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. The company has discussed the future of Intel Security with bankers, including potentially selling the anti-virus software maker formerly known as McAfee, the paper reported, citing unidentified people close to the discussions. […]

BEIJING China moved closer on Monday to adopting a controversial cybersecurity law, after parliament held a second reading of the draft rules, which carry significant consequences for domestic and foreign business and threaten greater censorship. China enforces widespread controls over the internet that it has sought to codify in law, and Chinese laws often go […]

Intel has been restructuring its business after it was hit by the declining PC market, announcing plans this year to cut 12,000 jobs in its largest workforce reduction in a decade. The company is trying to refocus around selling chips for cloud computing rather than PCs, which still contribute 60 per cent of sales and […]