Cyber Security

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Middle East Cyber Security – Market Drivers, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts, 2016-2022” report to their offering. Cyber security has become a key problem for all types of organizations and they have been increasing their spending on cyber security services/products/solutions to reduce the security issues (e.g. […]

A recent cyberattack that crippled a major Washington area health care system has hospitals across the nation looking at digital network security. “We’ve been really proactive,” Information Technology Director Adam Stahl said from Windber Medical Center. “We try to lock our system down to the best of our abilities.” Somerset Hospital has hired consultants to […]

There is an undeniable shortage of Cyber Security resources in Australia and the short-term answer has to be to bring talent in from other countries. My proposal is that we have to re-evaluate our immigration policies and make this process easier. Fortunately for skilled professionals, they can choose to work in about any country that […]

The cyber revolution is at its height. The meeting point between the power of thought and connectivity is changing our world, and affecting all spheres of life, as individuals and as a nation. Israel’s power in science and technology is creating a great opportunity to position ourselves in the forefront of cybernetic innovation. Together with […]

MOFFETT FIELD — NASA’s Ames Research Center is planning a cutting-edge cybersecurity facility at Moffett Field to protect space missions from potentially catastrophic hacking and to increase collaboration with Silicon Valley. Proponents of “Gryphon X” envision a center connecting Ames to the brainpower of the region’s tech sector, with benefits flowing both ways. The project […]

San Antonio, which bills itself as a cybersecurity industry hub second only to Washington, is also a place where city officials struggle to recruit technical staffers to protect publicly owned computer networks. Houston is coming up short as it seeks resources from the state to reinforce the security of its 5,000-square-mile power grid. And San […]

A free cyber security workshop will be held on April 20 at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, with the public invited to “dive into a cyber incident scenario and work through responding to such an incident.” The workshop will get underway at 5.30pm, with spaces for the event limited. The session facilitators will include […]

There’s a big problem thwarting cybersecurity today and it has to do with people – those at the top specifically, according to Mansur Hasib, a cybersecurity professor at the University System of Maryland. “Many executives have taken the view that cybersecurity is control of people, limiting people’s use, essentially telling people they are dumb, that […]

A military site in Wiltshire has been chosen as the preferred location for a new cyber security operations centre by the government. The £40m base is expected to be housed at MOD Corsham and staffed by experts utilising “state-of-the-art” methods. The government is investing £1bn over five years to combat cyber attacks. Defence Secretary Michael […]

This past week, the world learned about the big hack of Biglaw. If your employer was one of the almost 50 firms prestigious enough to be targeted by Russian hackers… congrats? The targeted firms tended to be transactionally oriented; the apparent plan of the hackers was to obtain confidential, market-moving information and trade on it. […]