Hyderabad:  The Telangana government is in the process of building a cyber security framework, a senior official said today. Stressing that the government realises the importance of cyber security issue, Special Commissioner (e-Governance) Commissioner (Electronic Service Delivery), G T Venkateshwar Rao said: “The IT department is going to come up with cyber security framework. Currently […]

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Buy Photo U.S. Sen. Gary Peters(Photo: Free Press file photo)Buy Photo Sen. Gary Peters said today he would prefer if automakers and suppliers, rather than government regulators, would deal with the threats of hackers redirecting vehicles or stealing a driver’s personal information, but keeping up with hackers’ ability to disrupt may stymie regulators and engineers alike. […]

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March 29, 2016 Version numbers are hardcoded in Backdoor.Dripion, indicating that attackers can update their code. A new back door trojan, so far only used in Taiwan, created to siphon information has been detected by Symantec researchers. Backdoor.Dripion has been used only in a small number of targeted attacks, but based on previous iterations, Symantec […]

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A WARNING has been issued by Action Fraud – the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau – after several businesses were targeted by scammers. Businesses reported receiving online extortion demands via email from scammers threatening a cyber attack. The scammers, who called themselves the ‘RepKiller Team’, demanded payment of between £300 and £500 in Bitcoins by a […]

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COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, revealed today that overall security confidence was higher for organizations leveraging the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Framework), according to findings from the Trends in Security Framework […]

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By Joanna Carver Public Affairs Specialist (March 28, 2016) — Ahmad Taha, assistant professor of electrical engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has received a $30,000 grant to support his top-tier research to detect and halt cyber threats to electrical grids. Taha’s work will focus on smart grids, Internet-enabled devices that […]

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How to Choose the Right Cyber Threat Intelligence Provider SurfWatch Labs • March 28, 2016   Threat intelligence helps organizations become more proactive in their cybersecurity efforts. But not all threat intelligence is created equal. Traditional threat intelligence is tactical in nature, helping defenders more quickly respond to existing threats in your network. But… read […]

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The cybersecurity labor market is suffering a severe workforce shortage. By 2019, the demand for talent is estimated to be about 6 million jobs, with a projected shortfall of at least 1.5 million skilled workers, according to Symantec’s CEO Michael Brown. In July 2015, the U.S. State of Cybercrime report from PwC, CSO, the CERT […]

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