All of this has led to a reset of the cyber security needs surrounding ground stations, launch facilities, terrestrial platforms, satellites, rockets, and of course the data. There are multiple types of data flowing into the typical modern communications satellite. Up-link, down-link controls and management software, then data payloads of voice, video, data, etc. and […]

Network owners, which have already increased their cyber-security defences in recent years, have been shaken by the cyber-attack in western Ukraine late last year, which caused blackouts for more than 200,000 customers. power energy genesis meridian state owned assets power increases power bills hydro dams Australian electricity network companies face having to further beef up […]

(Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg) The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) on Monday retroactively reported to Congress that five additional “major incidents” of data breaches have occurred since Oct. 30. FDIC also is launching “a new initiative to enhance security.” The incidents involved the breach of taxpayers’ personally identifiable information, The Washington Post has learned. In each case, […]

Opinion Leading by Example: The federal CISO and cybersecurity collaboration By Bill Annibell May 09, 2016 In 2015, there were 781 known data breaches in the United States, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, exposing a staggering 169 million records. Records described as government/military accounted for 20.2 percent of those that were exposed via […]

Businesses must do more to protect against cyber threats The Honourable Edward Vaizey MP, Minister of State for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries According to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey carried out on behalf of the UK Government almost 70% of UK businesses suffered virus, spyware or malware attacks in 2015. Concluding that that businesses […]

Cybersecurity as an issue has made it to the Boardroom for FTSE 350 companies, but the lack of management information and an understanding of their critical assets still eludes boards. In a survey carried out by KPMG as part of the Government’s Cyber-Governance Health Check, there was some positive information when it comes to management’s […]