Final versions of the guidance, policies and procedures regarding the sharing of cyber threat indicators under the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA) were released June 15, 2016 by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The four final guidance documents released by DHS and DOJ may be […]

Singapore’s minister for communications and information Yaacob Ibrahim told lawmakers that the country needs updated cyber laws, and that a new Cyber Security Bill will be tabled in Parliament in 2017.  Download this free guide Your exclusive guide to CIO trends A collection of our most popular articles for IT leaders from the first few […]

Posted June 23, 2016 15:49:09 Photo: The new building will see students, teachers and Defence staff working together. (Supplied: Australian National University) The Department of Defence has announced $12 million in funding for a new purpose-built facility at the Australian National University (ANU) to shore up Australia’s cyber security. The joint project would be funded […]

Several months ago, we — members of the Army Cyber Institute and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental — built and wrote about a cyber-electromagnetic tool lovingly referred to as the “cyber capability rifle” (CCR) for about $150 and ten man-hours. Shortly after its debut at Cyber Talks, we tested it against a network-connected home automation system […]

Financial sector faces growing cyber threat June 22, 2016 9:46 pm by KATRINA MENNEN A. VALDEZ, REPORTER Tweet IBM Philippines urges companies to develop expert cyber security AN average business organization sees at least 200,000 cyber crime threats in the course of their operations annually while larger institutions are getting a lot more, IBM Philippines […]

DHS’ Suzanne Spaulding and Alejandro Mayorkas meet with Israeli officials after signing a cyberthreat information-sharing agreement Israel’s cyber defense agency will join the U.S. cyber-threat information-sharing initiative run by the Department of Homeland Security under a deal inked between the two nations this week. “What we have experienced in the cyber world is [that] to go it alone is […]

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc has signed a research deal with the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the digital security of connected medical devices actually deployed in clinical settings, the first fruit of the venerable scientific safety standards outfit’s campaign to become a cybersecurity baseline setter. The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, or CRADA, with the VA will give UL’s researchers the chance […]

Israel cyber week The “father” of Israel’s cybersecurity industry reckons the unprecedented growth in its security startup industry can be sustained. Isaac Ben Israel, who heads the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC) at Tel Aviv University, estimates there are 400 cybersecurity firms in Israel. Together with more established security firms such as Check Point and […]

Champion sailors have been known to learn their craft on Lake Travis, just outside Austin. The hills and topography surrounding the body of water whip up challenging winds, making it a sublime place for budding athletes to refine their tacking and jibbing skills ahead of a lifetime of competition. SailPoint, a digital-identity-management firm with headquarters […]