Cyber Security

Despite all the hullabaloo about cybersecurity during the presidential campaign — from the WikiLeaks dumps of hacked emails to the Russia-linked breach of state electoral machinery — there was surprisingly little substantive talk by the candidates about how to stop cyberattacks. Now it will be up to President-elect Trump and his administration to figure out ways to […]

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Vehicle cybersecurity is getting well-deserved attention. In October, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued federal guidance to the automotive industry for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said at the time, “Cybersecurity is a safety issue, and a top priority at the Department.” Thales e-Security, a major security and data protection […]

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Corporates large and small are “naïve” about their cybersecurity risks, according to a new report. Researchers at cybersecurity analytics company RedSeal released a survey this month that explores why businesses aren’t adequately approaching their security strategies, and it comes in the context of new data from IBM Security that finds U.S. firms aren’t heeding advice […]

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Finra handed down $14.4 million in fines to a dozen firms on Wednesday for breaches related to the retention of broker-dealers’ and customers’ electronic records, which the brokerage industry watchdog claims made the firms vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. Finra claims the firms — which included companies in the Wells Fargo Co. and RBC Capital networks, […]

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Peter Beshar, executive vice president and general counsel of Marsh McLennan Companies, a global professional services firm that includes Marsh, an insurance brokerage and risk advisor, speaks about the current state of cyberthreats, what companies should be doing to protect themselves and the potential impact the Trump administration will have on cybersecurity. How would you […] […]

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Vehicle cybersecurity is getting well-deserved attention. In October, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued federal guidance to the automotive industry for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said at the time, “Cybersecurity is a safety issue, and a top priority at the Department.” Thales e-Security, a major security and data protection […]

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New York’s financial regulator will delay an anticipated Jan. 1 deadline for banks and insurers doing business in the state to comply with controversial cybersecurity rules, a person familiar with the matter said. New York state’s Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) will publish a revised version of its cybersecurity rules in the New York State […]

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