Cyber Security

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides an opportunity to rethink information security, according to Palo Alto Networks. “Hopefully the new regulation expected to be in force by spring 2018 will prove to a catalyst for change,” said Greg Day, the security firm’s chief security officer for Europe. “It is time for most […]

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Vahid Heydari, doctoral student in computer engineering, presents his poster in Boston. UAH computer engineering doctoral student Vahid Heydari’s poster on “Preventing Remote Cyber Attacks against Aircraft Avionics Systems” was recently named the best poster at the 11th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security in Boston. “Receiving the best poster award means we are […]

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James Q. Lynch The Gazette More stories from James DES MOINES — In the escalating war on cybercrime, the U.S. Department of Justice last week unsealed indictments charging Iranian hackers with attacks on 46 major financial institutions that cost victims tens of millions of dollars. It also unsealed a complaint against the Syrian Electronic Army […]

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Security pros consider the NIST framework an industry best practice, yet half of its adopters say its complete implementation involves a high level of investment. US organizations say the major investment required in fully implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is hampering their full adoption of it, according to a survey report released by Tenable Network […]

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RIYADH: There is a strong need to develop scientific research in the field of information security through transfer and localization of technology in the Kingdom, said Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammed, president of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), here on Tuesday.He was speaking during the inauguration of the third Saudi […]

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The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s Office of Enterprise Risk Management has been busy since it was first born about three years ago. The office is maturing and developing on schedule, said Jay Ahuja, FRTIB chief risk officer.  But it still has at least three more years to go before risk is fully integrated into the board’s culture […]

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In April 2014, the FBI issued warnings about the healthcare industry’s vulnerability to cyberattacks. In particular, the agency called the possibility of increased cyberintrusions likely, given the combination of the shift to online systems and a lack of preparation by most organizations. Nearly two years later, the FBI has its hands full as those warnings […]

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Hyderabad:  The Telangana government is in the process of building a cyber security framework, a senior official said today. Stressing that the government realises the importance of cyber security issue, Special Commissioner (e-Governance) Commissioner (Electronic Service Delivery), G T Venkateshwar Rao said: “The IT department is going to come up with cyber security framework. Currently […]

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