Israel and Western countries should be prepared to protect their computer systems by cyber attacking rogue adversaries’ infrastructure if necessary, Matthew Devost, a top cybersecurity expert, told The Jerusalem Post. Devost is managing director of Accenture Cyber Security Devost and a former US defense official. Back in Cold War days, there was “behavior that you […]

Never has a flute of champagne been thrust into my hand as I arrived for an interview, until today. I’m in Reading, which, considering that I’m one of those ghastly London-centric metropolitan elites, I did not realise was just 25 minutes away from the Capital. It’s quickly becoming a hi-tech hub, away from the exorbitant […]

Bangladesh’s banks remain vulnerable to cyber threats as hackers continue to target financial institutions exploiting modern technology, analysts said yesterday. Hackers attack computers worldwide every 39 seconds, according to Rubaiyyaat Aakbar, an IT expert. “Banks and financial institutions are the prime targets of hackers and Bangladesh is not immune from this threat,” he said. Aakbar […]

Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) recently proposed a Cybersecurity Bill, which is open for public feedback from 10 July to 3 August 2017. The Bill has four objectives: To provide a framework for the regulation of critical information infrastructure (CII). This formalizes the duties of CII owners […]

Photo by Michael Gottschalk/Photothek via Getty Images Israel A Russian official says that the United States and Moscow are negotiating to set up a joint cybersecurity working group nbspnbspnbspAnas Baig3 hours ago A Russian official says that the United States and Moscow are negotiating to set up a joint cybersecurity working group. Russia presented its […]

Nation state generated attacks thru social media, fake news and or “leaks” can be devastating to an individual, a company or an organization. The short term effects can overwhelm even the biggest companies and government organizations. The long term effects can lead to bankruptcy, loss of time, money, intellectual property, and even criminal situations. … […]

If there’s one thing you can say for Rex Tillerson’s leadership of the State Department, it is that he doesn’t appear all that concerned with the “optics” of his policy changes. We recently reported that Tillerson is poised to shutter the office of war crimes, to the great consternation of human rights advocates and international […]