Cyberattacks continue to make headlines, and a cybersecurity talent shortage could add fuel to the fire: The Information Systems Audit and Control Association, or ISACA, a nonprofit information security advocacy group, forecasts a global shortage of 2 million cybersecurity professionals by 2019. The cybersecurity industry is growing exponentially, but cyber is relatively new from a […]

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NEW DELHI: The government plans to lay down stringent regulations for multi-level checks on equipment imported for the domestic power distribution sector to prevent the electricity grid from cyber attacks. A senior government official told ET that the government will lay down product-wise technical specifications and regulations to ensure that only audited and tested equipment […]

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Meet the Internet’s latest menace. Hackers and penny-pinching website hosts are hijacking people’s computers to “mine” cryptocurrency. And we’re not talking about coal and canaries. Cryptocurrency is mined, or produced, by solving complex mathematical puzzles. It’s like a lottery: The more computing power you throw at the problems, the likelier you are to win a […]

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The Cybersecurity Framework provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was published in early 2014 as a set of guidelines to strengthen cybersecurity for organizations that engage in elements of the critical infrastructure of the United States. While it initially focused on engagement with the federal government, the framework, because of its […]

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A Russian cyber-espionage group has tried to infect security researchers with malware via a spear-phishing campaign that can easily receive a Pwnie Awards nomination for one of the year’s biggest epic fails. This campaign was set in motion at the start of the month and targeted attendees of CyCon, a security conference organized by NATO’s […]

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This is not about cyber terror. Jigsaw is is one of the highest grossing Horror franchises of all time, and comes back to cinemas on 27 October 2017. Once again, it presents an intriguing plot that promises to transport audiences through time to when Jigsaw the man once lived. In the first few minutes of the movie […]

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We’ve often talked here about how one of the major problems with any new technology is that the law has a difficult time keeping up with changes. We saw this with the development of the printing press, radio and television, and the Internet. More from Dr. Larry Burris, MTSU Professor of Journalism:   But now […]

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Healthcare organizations are stepping up their cybersecurity programs in the wake a growing number of malware and ransomware attacks that have frozen network systems and forced hospitals to suspend routine services. In May, the massive WannaCry attack was detected in more than 104 countries and shut down most services at 40 hospitals in the United […]

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Meet the Internet’s latest menace. Hackers and penny-pinching website hosts are hijacking people’s computers to “mine” cryptocurrency. And we’re not talking about coal and canaries. Cryptocurrency is mined, or produced, by solving complex mathematical puzzles. It’s like a lottery: The more computing power you throw at the problems, the likelier you are to win a […]

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Q: “I can’t believe how many small businesses don’t take cybercrime seriously! If they saw the businesses I have seen wiped out, they might start to take action. My business is booming because small business doesn’t know that they are target #1.” ― James A: Maybe it was not surprising that the conversation above comes […]

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