New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state’s top banking regulator proposed regulations Tuesday that would be among the first in the U.S. to require banks to establish cybersecurity programs. If implemented, the regulations would increase the onus on some of the world’s largest banks to invest in cyber protections that could cost them and […]

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Software needs to have an update; it goes the same with malware. GovRat 2.0 is a newer version of the original GovRat – the malware that steals government’s sensitive documents. It is reported that the malware has attacked corporate computer systems and become more aggressive than usual. Security company, Info Armor, who published the case […]

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Theresa Grafenstine’s background as an auditor, CPA and technology leader gives her a unique perspective in her role as the US Congress’ Inspector General. In that role, she takes a risk-based approach to security and there’s a heavy focus on cyber risks. Grafenstine says there needs to be a focus on big picture, strategic risks […]

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  Calls for Canada to develop cyberwar capabilities By Dylan Lubao 13 September 2016 Canada’s spy agencies and military should be upgraded to better carry out offensive cyber warfare attacks against “foreign adversaries,” a strategy paper published in July by a Canadian military think tank argued. Titled “Canada and Cyber Warfare,” and written by retired […]

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The Pentagon and intelligence community are expected to recommend soon to President Obama that he break up the joint leadership of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command to create two distinct forces­ for electronic espionage and cyberwarfare. The potential move is driven by a sense that the two missions are fundamentally different, that […]

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If anyone is asleep at the switch and thinks cyber is just a fad or trend, then consider this: Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and CEO of IBM, recently said, “We believe that data is the phenomenon of our time. It is the world’s new natural resource. It is the new basis of competitive advantage, and […]

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To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. This appears to be a […]

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With cyber-attacks becoming a primary concern for businesses in recent years, the need for total security for data and IT infrastructure is growing. Wipro is partnering with a number of specialist companies to tackle this menace. Wipro’s ‘Threat Intelligence as a Service’ offering already delivers in-depth analysis of cyber threats originating from in-house sources and […]

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When hackers penetrated a secure authentication system at a bitcoin exchange called Bitfinex in August, they stole about $US70 million worth of the virtual currency. The theft – the second largest by an exchange since hackers took roughly $US350 million in bitcoins at Tokyo’s MtGox exchange in early 2014 – is hardly a rare occurrence […]

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But one issue ASX, like other companies, is struggling with is identifying quality staff. This is “one of the major challenges that we have,” she said. Ms Armour said boards of directors might need to amend their hiring practices. While it would depend on the nature of each company, “perhaps strategic technology skills are an […]

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