If the Trump administration needs a model for a cybersecurity policy, it needs to look no further than its good friend in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In 2011, correctly understanding that the world was heading for a cybersecurity calamity, the Israel prime minister’s office approached Tel Aviv University’s retired Major General and Prof. Isaac […]

<!– Massachusetts Sen. Edward J. Markey is concerned about cybersecurity deficiencies in the private sector, particularly in utility companies. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo) –> Cybersecurity in the United States is in a severe state of disrepair, leaving the country vulnerable to attack from hacking groups backed by its opponents, two witnesses testified in a Senate subcommittee […]

Juan Thompson, 32, pleaded guilty Tuesday to cyberstalking and making fake bomb threats A disgraced journalist pleaded guilty on Tuesday to cyberstalking and making fake bomb threats, admitting he threatened Jewish organizations to harass his ex-girlfriend and cause her ‘great distress.’ ‘For this, I deeply apologize,’ said Juan Thompson, 32, who has remained incarcerated since […]

Amid the nuclear threat posed by North Korea, the rising tension between the United States of America and China over the issue on freedom of navigation at the South China Sea and the raging war on terror against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Syria and Iran, there is another kind of war […]

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence) – In the wake of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s exam team is warning investment advisers that many are failing to perform steps critical to fighting cyber security attacks. In specific, a relatively high percentage of advisers examined are failing to conduct continuous cyber-risk […]

That would be a formula for cyber chaos – except for the rise of automation. That is, agency security staffs are adopting strategies for automating cybersecurity tasks such that people have more actionable information more quickly. Automation also frees staff up for higher level tasks such as planning, research and data analysis. To explore these issues, Federal News Radio […]

Updated 2 hours ago Carnegie Mellon University’s cybersecurity rapid response team has its second new director since February, the school announced Tuesday. Roberta G. “Bobbie” Stempfley will take over as head of CMU’s Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Division. The CERT Division works with federal agencies, including the Department of Defense and FBI, to study, monitor, […]