Category Archives: CyberSecurity

FDA plans to improve medical device cybersecurity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to tackle security issues related to medical devices and has released a plan of action it means to implement in the near future. Read More………….

U.S. and U.K. Warn of Cybersecurity Threat From Russia

LONDON — The United States and Britain on Monday issued a first-of-its-kind joint warning about Russian cyberattacks against government and private organizations as well as individual homes and offices in both countries, a milestone in the escalating use of cyberweaponry between major powers. Read More………

Cybersecurity By The Numbers: Market Estimates, Forecasts, And Surveys

What is the state of the cybersecurity industry and practice today? Recent surveys and analysis provide fresh insights, from senior management and board of directors not taking cyber threats seriously enough, IoT and mobile security deficiencies, the perennial cybersecurity skills shortage, new types of attacks on consumers and businesses, and the increasing threat of a […]
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That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report

Last week, Cisco Systems released the 2018 edition of its Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR) you can find here. The report, compiled from a survey of 3,600 chief security officers (CSOs) and security operations leaders from across the globe, seeks to highlight emerging threats in the rapidly evolving landscape of cybersecurity. With 53% of all attacks […]
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AI a threat to cyber security, warns report

Artificial intelligence is being incorporated into a range of cyber security products, but the technology may also introduce new threats, a report warns Artificial intelligence (AI) poses a range of threats to cyber, physical and political security, according to a report by 26 UK and US experts and researchers. The Malicious use of artificial intelligence report examines the […]
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Who should be responsible for cybersecurity?

Clearly, cybersecurity is everybody’s problem. It’s high time this truth was recognized, starting with the executive suite on down.   The news today is flush with salacious stories of cyber-security breaches, data held hostage in brazen ransomware attacks, and compromised records and consumer information. So too has the fallout become increasingly familiar: broken trust, ruined […]
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Giant Equifax data breach: 143 million people could be affected

Equifax says a giant cybersecurity breach compromised the personal information of as many as 143 million Americans — almost half the country. Cyber criminals have accessed sensitive information — including names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and the numbers of some driver’s licenses. Additionally, Equifax said that credit card numbers for about 209,000 U.S. […]
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Why Manufacturers Should Be Mindful Of Cybersecurity

Hackers can penetrate the corporate IT network of a manufacturing company, then gain access to a robot’s controller software and, by exploiting a vulnerability remotely, download a tampered configuration file. As a result, instead of a straight line, the robotic arm draws one that is 2 mm off. This minuscule defect, if left unnoticed, could […]
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Nonprofits need cybersecurity, too

If you collect it, you have to protect it! Hundreds if not thousands of organizations and businesses are hacked each year. Cybersecurity experts scurry to protect government agencies, the banking industry, retail companies and health care conglomerates. Unfortunately, nonprofits handle sensitive data daily and also are targets of cyber-thieves. Client records, donor information, confidential emails […]
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5 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM ISACA’S CYBERSECURITY REPORT

As skills gaps grow and resources shrink, enterprise IT teams feel they may be on shaky ground in the evolving cyberthreat landscape. While 80 percent of security leaders believe their organization will experience a cyberattack this year, few feel equipped to deal with the rapidly changing threat environment, according to a survey released Monday by […]
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