President Barack Obama walks past Chinese President Xi Jinping / AP BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz October 27, 2016 4:59 am Chinese spies repeatedly infiltrated U.S. national security agencies, including official email accounts, and stole U.S. secrets on Pentagon war plans for a future conflict with China, according to a forthcoming congressional commission report. “The […]

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CLEVELAND — To help the healthcare industry better manage mounting cybersecurity threats, the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society introduced its Cybersecurity Hub on October 25. The hub’s debut coincided with the Cleveland Clinic’s annual Medical Innovation Summit at the Global Center for Health Innovation in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Indeed, HIMSS is framing […]

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Nearly half of UK organisations feel that they don’t have the in-house skills needed to deal with the current cyber threat landscape, according to research published by Databarracks. The figures came from Databarrack’s 2016 Data Health Check, and revealed that two thirds of the 350 IT decision makers questioned had been affected by a cyber-threat […]

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All businesses must step up their investment in cybersecurity, which is currently inadequate in several industry sectors, and countries need to do better in prosecuting cybercriminals, the majority of which are getting away scot-free. While some industries traditionally had higher impetus to invest in cybersecurity, such as banking and financial institutions, other organisations also would […]

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Dozens of researchers have now shown that it’s possible to hack in to a car and commandeer its controls. But in the real world, such dire automotive cyberattacks have yet to materialize. That shouldn’t lull anyone into a false sense of security.  Both terrorists and hackers pose a serious threat to connected automobiles—and as many […]

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The organization that automakers in the United States created to cope with cyber security threats said on Wednesday it has hired a former Boeing Co executive as its leader. Faye Francy, who most recently was head of the aviation industry’s cyber security clearinghouse, known as the Aviation-ISAC, will take over the Automotive Information Sharing and […]

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Statue in Red Square. Photo by Julien Barrier via Flickr. The U.S. is still pondering an appropriate response to Russian attempts to interfere with the election, but it may not be delivered in cyberspace. James R. Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, yesterday  revealed concerns that cyber-countermeasures against Moscow, following intelligence assessments that Russian government-supported […]

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