Emails falling into the wrong hands can be a significant cyber threat. New Zealand businesses need to realise the most likely source of a cyber attack is their own staff, or a third-party contractor. That is according to Adrian van Hest, a partner at PwC. Marsh’s latest Directors’ Risk Survey has found cyber attacks are […]

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Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), a group of cybersecurity practitioners has announced the appointment of Michael Daniel as its President and its formal incorporation as a not-for-profit entity. Prior to this, Daniel was  working as a Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator for the White House. According to the alliance, Daniel has brought extensive expertise to […]

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CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) becomes first training tool incorporating in-depth behavioural analytics for cybersecurity defences CompTIA equips cybersecurity professionals with knowledge to detect and prevent highly elusive cyber attacks  London, UK.  combat the increasing risk of cyber-attacks, CompTIA, the world’s leading information technology (IT) association, today unveiled a ground-breaking, vendor-neutral certification, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+). It […]

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SINGAPORE: Homegrown baking supplies company Phoon Huat is looking to go digital and had plans to roll out an e-commerce platform last December as part of its digitalisation plans. Then a ransomware attack hit. Mr Erick Chng, head of IT at Phoon Huat, told Channel NewsAsia in a recent interview that malicious software infiltrated its systems […]

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Singapore has opened a cybersecurity facility to support research efforts between academia and industry players and provide a testbed for product development. Located at the National University of Singapore (NUS), the S$8.4 million (US$5.93 million) site would provide a “realistic environment” for cybersecurity research and testing, according to a joint statement Tuesday by the university […]

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The president of Jigsaw, a Google-owned company using technology to problem-solve global conflicts, speaks in Sarasota. Elizabeth Djinis Staff Writer @djinisinabottle SARASOTA — If Russia did launch a cyber-attack on the U.S. before last year’s presidential election in favor of President Donald Trump, it wouldn’t have tried to turn votes for one candidate, Jared Cohen, […]

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Healthcare IT executives have had their hands full trying to protect health data from ransomware. But providers will see medical devices increasingly targeted by this kind of file-encrypting malware, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. The threat landscape for medical device cybersecurity is rapidly evolving because of the widespread adoption of Internet of […]

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