International Publics Brace for Cyberattacks on Elections, Infrastructure, National Security – Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project

January 9, 2019 Many doubt their countries are prepared for major cyber hacks By Jacob Poushter and Janell Fetterolf (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images) As the pace and magnitude of cyberattacks have increased around the world, a new survey shows that people in multiple countries think it is likely that government data, public […]

Continue Reading

SingHealth cyberattack: IHiS sacks 2 employees, imposes financial penalty on CEO – Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) has sacked two employees for their negligence over a cyberattack on SingHealth, which saw the personal information of 1.5 million patients stolen – including that of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.  IHiS, the central IT agency responsible for Singapore’s healthcare sector, said on Monday (Jan 14) it has also imposed a “significant” financial […]

Continue Reading

China Trade Wars, Consumer Focus On Security And The AI Hype: What's In Store For 2019 – Forbes

GettyGetty When thinking about 2019, the first thing that comes to mind is: “How are we going to top 2018?” These past few years, we have reached a new level of dystopian weirdness — toasters taking down the internet, a nation-state meddling in elections and more biggest-ever breaches — than we could have ever predicted. Outside “more, bigger breaches,” the […]

Continue Reading

Millions of industrial remote controllers open to attack – ComputerWeekly.com

Radio frequency (RF) remote controllers used to operate heavy industrial machinery, including cranes and drills, are extremely susceptible to cyber attack, security researchers have discovered. “RF remote controllers are based on packet radio protocols, which involve modulating a byte-stream as radio waves,” the report said. “Their increased connectivity with other devices (e.g. CAN [controller area […]

Continue Reading

SANS Announces Agenda for Norfolk, Virginia Cyber Security Training Event – PRNewswire

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Norfolk 2019 (#SANSNorfolk) taking place March 18-23 in Virginia. The event features courses covering a variety of topics including cyber defense, ethical hacking, penetration testing, digital forensics, and security management. Bonus evening talks, including a […]

Continue Reading

What Financial Services Executives Need To Know About Data Security – Forbes

The financial services industry experiences 35% of all data breaches, earning it the unflattering title of the most-breached sector. It’s easy to understand why. The industry is known for its wide array of interconnected systems and the processing of millions of transactions—factors that render it particularly vulnerable to attack. Getty Images As the threat, frequency […]

Continue Reading

Hry launches cyber security portal, toll free number for cyber alerts – Daily Pioneer

Haryana has become the first state to launch cyber security portal and toll free number for cyber security and cyber alerts. The services were launched by Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu after inaugurating the ‘National Summit on Digital Innovation and Cyber Security’ organised in Hartron campus at Gurugram on Tuesday. The State Government has also […]

Continue Reading