China to implement cyber security law from Thursday China, battling increased threats from cyber-terrorism and hacking, will adopt from Thursday a controversial law that mandates strict data surveillance and storage for firms working in the country, the official Xinhua news agency said. May 30 2017 … read more at: http://www.reuters.com/cyberrisk

The world is heading towards a “permanent war” in cyberspace, the head of France’s digital security agency has warned. Guillaume Poupard, director general of the National Cybersecurity Agency of France (ANSSI) said intensifying attacks were coming from unspecified states, as well as criminal and extremist groups. “We must work collectively, not just with two or […]

When it comes to improving cyberincident response, security teams can learn a valuable lesson from the military about the importance of standard operating procedures. “SOPs” document prescribed methods for carrying out an activity or responding to a difficult situation. The U.S. Army has SOPs for seemingly everything, and for good reason. Many SOPs help soldiers […]

Key decision makers do not have confidence in their Boards’ ability to manage cyber security threats, according to the latest cyber security analysis from Control Risks. The global ‘Cyber Security Landscape’ survey of IT and Business decision makers found that almost half of respondents reported they believe their organisation’s board-level executives do not take cyber […]

While half of US security professionals say their companies passed on cybersecurity insurance, the figure is far higher in healthcare, according to a survey released today. Cybersecurity is ramping up attention across corporate America, but only 50% of US security professionals surveyed say their organizations have signed up with an insurer, according to a study […]

Two years ago, Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and CEO at IBM Corp., said, “We believe that data is the phenomenon of our time. It is the world’s new natural resource. It is the new basis of competitive advantage, and it is transforming every profession and industry. If all of this is true—even inevitable—then cyber crime, […]

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization would consider a large enough cyber attack against one member an attack on them all, according to NATO officials. A persistent and devastating attack could trigger what is known as Article 5, NATO’s collective defense measure, the officials told delegates at the International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon) in Estonia […]

As cyber security threats grow globally, Cisco and IBM Security have come together to work through technology integration across products, services and threat intelligence to safeguard the customers. Cisco security solutions will integrate with IBM’s ‘QRadar’ enterprise security solution to protect organisations across networks, endpoints and Cloud. “The Cisco and IBM Security relationship is focused […]