Finally, the main goal of the order—to update IT systems in federal agencies, the military, and industries involved in critical infrastructure (banking and finance, transportation, energy grids, dams, etc.)—addresses only a small part of the problem. Yes, too many of these entities are using outmoded hardware and software; too many of their workers don’t follow, […]

Finally, the main goal of the order—to update IT systems in federal agencies, the military, and industries involved in critical infrastructure (banking and finance, transportation, energy grids, dams, etc.)—addresses only a small part of the problem. Yes, too many of these entities are using outmoded hardware and software; too many of their workers don’t follow, […]

Romania Romania’s intelligence service says it has intercepted an attempted cyberattack on a government institution which it said likely came from cybercriminal group APT28 also known as Fancy Bear. Cyberint, subordinated to the Romanian Intelligence Service, said on Friday it thwarted a cyberattack to a government institution, without saying when it occurred, following notification from […]

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Emmanuel Macron may have triumphed in France, but the massive hack designed to hurt his campaign at the crucial moment should be a real concern to anyone who treasures democracy. Until now, political leaders have considered cyber warfare a threat restricted almost entirely to businesses, infrastructure and security assets. They must now understand that […]

Cyber attacks on governments and institutions have become a weapon of choice – and Singapore has not been spared the threat, said the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore. “Attackers are not just targeting government systems; they are (also) looking for any network that is remotely related to the Government,” said Mr David Koh, chief […]

Twenty-one days past its self-appointed deadline, the Trump administration Thursday ordered a cybersecurity overhaul that mandates broad reviews of the nation’s cyber vulnerabilities and gives the military greater responsibility for the safety of computer networks. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed executive order will force 190 federal agencies to ditch outdated computer systems and migrate toward one […]