HARTFORD — Growing fears about hackers breaking into and damaging Connecticut utility company systems have prompted state regulators to call for annual voluntary closed-door meetings with utilities to improve cybersecurity. But telecommunications companies operating in Connecticut have balked at such voluntary meetings, fearing they could lead to more state regulation of an industry that currently […]

Trump Hotel Collection, the hotel business belonging to US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump, has fallen victim to an attack on its credit card systems, the company has confirmed, blaming the attack on “cyber terrorists”. The hack first came to light when banking sources told security researcher Brian Krebs they had noticed “a pattern of fraud on […]

The Strategic, Policy and Intelligence Group of the Australian Department of Defence is making a renewed effort to lure high-level skilled IT people to Canberra to join its relentless cyber war against overseas hackers, terrorists, electronic espionage and threats to defence communications.  It is inviting private enterprise IT specialist groups to join a technical support […]

The US has begun waging cyber warfare against Isis, defence secretary Ashton Carter has confirmed. As the Financial Times reports, Carter said he has issued orders to the US Cyber Command to launch online attacks against the fundamentalist group. Speaking to the paper, he said: “I have given Cyber Command really its first wartime assignment…and […]

Pirates seizing cargoes, attacks against wastewater purification facilities, ransomware in hospitals, and stealing from global financial institution – it seems that cyber attacks are becoming more common, aggressive, focused and harmful in all areas. A look at printed analysis reports and trends in cyber attacks over the past year provides a rather clear picture – […]

Singapore and London, 6 April 2016: Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) have entered into a strategic partnership to enhance maritime cyber security using Trustwave’s Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution. Trustwave, the cyber security arm of Singtel, will provide the software based UTM service to be integrated with Inmarsat hardware onboard ships, to protect […]

Senators on Tuesday hammered the Obama administration, saying it lacks a coherent or fully formed cyber warfare policy. “The administration’s cyber policy as a whole remains detached from reality,” Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCainJohn McCainOvernight Cybersecurity: Panama Papers leak stirs debate on encryption Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief proposes chain of command reforms Senate […]