Israel’s Energy Ministry wants cyber security lab
July 28, 2016
The new laboratory will act as a testing and simulation environment for industrial operations technologies, and can be used to examine the effectiveness of various protection systems.
New U.S. Cyber Security Policy Solidifies FBI as Key Cyber Leader
July 26, 2016
Presidential Policy Directive-41 on U.S. Cyber Incident Coordination Policy sets forth principles that will govern the federal government’s response to cyber incidents and designates certain federal agencies to take the lead in three different response areas—threat response, asset response, and intelligence support.
Cybersecurity: A vertical industry application?
July 22, 2016
Cybersecurity has actually become a boardroom issue and corporate boards understand industry-specific risks much better than technology gibberish about malware and exploits.
HSBC Website Suffers DDoS Attack
July 16, 2016
The official domain of HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) came under massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on 12July affecting domain in UK and the USA.
JBA funds J$15m to cyber security campaign
July 14, 2016
The Government’s national cyber security public education and awareness campaign is being funded at a cost of over $15 million by the Jamaica Bankers Association (JBA).
Bulgarian Cabinet adopts cyber security policy
July 14, 2016
Bulgaria’s Cabinet adopted a national cyber security policy, entitled “Cyber Resilient Bulgaria 2020”, a step taken against a background of repeated cyber warfare attacks on state and government websites.
Infrastructure Cybersecurity Requires More Personnel
July 13, 2016
One of the major problems facing the cybersecurity of the nation’s critical infrastructure is a lack of personnel, according to witnesses at both the House Homeland Security Committee and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday.
Committee Releases Interim Report on FDIC Cybersecurity July 13, 2016
U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today released an interim staff report with preliminary findings from the committee’s investigation of major data breaches at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
GootKit Banking Trojan Receives Massive Update
July 11, 2016
GootKit is a less-known banking trojan that appeared in 2014, and unlike most of its competition, it has never had its source code leaked online, nor has it been rented via a Malware-as-a-Service operation.
Police forces reveal data breaches
July 5, 2016
A freedom of information request from the campaign group Big Brother Watch revealed the number of times confidential data was accessed with no specific policing reason.
Technology Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Cybersecurity
July 5, 2016
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, has reaffirmed Government’s commitment to strengthen its cybersecurity capacity to protect sensitive information held on public-sector information technology (IT) platforms.
AITEC and AIMA launch cyber security DDQ
July 1, 2016
AITEC and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative for alternative asset managers, have launched a co-branded Illustrative Questionnaire for Due Diligence of Vendor Cyber Security.