PALOS HILLS, IL — Moraine Valley Community College and Chicago State University are partnering up to offer cybersecurity and intelligence (CSI) training thanks to a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Both schools will be able to expand their academic programs to train students for jobs to combat hackers and cyber attacks in the […]

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NSA leaker Edward Snowden speaks via video link / AP BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz September 20, 2016 5:00 am Security officials today use the politically correct term “insider threat” to describe what were once called traitors, and no one was more aggressive in pursuing them than counterintelligence types at the National Security Agency. Thus […]

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Cyber security and privacy protections are among key safety considerations makers of self-driving cars will be required to meet under a recently published US government policy. Download this free guide Your exclusive guide to CIO trends A collection of our most popular articles for IT leaders from the first few months of 2016, including: – […]

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As the threat landscape grows, there’s a need to take a proactive approach that incorporates multilayered security, advanced analytics and user education. Today, no word strikes greater fear in the heart of a business or IT executive than “cyber–security.” As threats become more common and dangerous—and high-profile breaches emerge as the new normal—there’s a growing […]

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All one need do is pay heed to headlines in order to be reminded that cyber security is an ever present challenge. Issues range from email to espionage to ransomware. Firms in the industry are competitive, and theirs stocks can be expensive. However, as there is a consistent need to invest in research and development, […]

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Sharon Muguwu  •  19 September 2016 5:08PM  •  0 comments HARARE – The Computer Crime and Cybercrime Bill has come under heavy scrutiny with stakeholders raising concerns over some sections that give the State power to spy on citizens. A panicky Zanu PF — that is faced with rising protests has proposed a raft of […]

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It seems recently there has been a significant increase in talks of cyberattacks and even cyberwar. In fact, that discussion has even been tied back to another topic of war that was prevalent decades ago. I am referring to the subject matter of a “cyber cold war” with Russia. That phrase has certainly grabbed a few headlines in publications […]

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WYANDOTTE COUNTY, Kan. – Bruce Newby’s mission is to maintain the integrity of voting in Wyandotte County. “It is our job to make sure that elections are secure and fair and honest,” said Newby, Wyandotte County’s Election Commissioner since 2006. That mission is more pressing than ever this election cycle after hacks of political groups […]

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Rising cyberattacks threaten everything from medical records to critical infrastructure. Now a lab at Arizona State University is spotting hacker activity before cyberattacks occur. The time to fix a security flaw is before it’s exploited — just ask the Clinton campaign or the World Anti-Doping Agency. So ASU’s Paulo Shakarian traces cyber threats to where […]

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