TSA to impose cybersecurity mandates on railroad and aviation industries

The Transportation Security Administration will impose new cybersecurity mandates on the railroad and airline industries, including reporting requirements as part of a department effort to force compliance in the wake of high-profile cyberattacks on critical industries, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Read More …

After NSO Scandal, What’s Next for Israel’s Cyber Industry?

The year 2021 was not a good one for NSO Group, an Israeli technology firm that became famous, and then notorious, for its Pegasus spyware, capable of remote surveillance of smartphones. Once a promising startup that developed a unique tool Read More …

Israel leads 10-country simulation of major cyberattack on world markets

Israel led a 10-country, 10-day-long simulation of a major cyberattack on the world’s financial system by “sophisticated” players, with the goal of minimizing the damage to banks and financial markets, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The Finance Ministry led Read More …

NATO strengthens cyber security posture with cutting-edge capability

The NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) has delivered a high-capacity system to help cyber defenders track what occurs on NATO’s networks. The system, which reached full operational capability in November 2021, will strengthen NATO’s cyber security posture and Read More …

UK spy chief warns China, Russia racing to master AI

The chief of the United Kingdom’s foreign spy service is to warn that China and Russia are racing to master artificial intelligence in a way that could revolutionise geopolitics over the next 10 years. Richard Moore, who heads the Secret Read More …

Railway Cybersecurity – Good Practices in Cyber Risk Management

This report aims to be a reference point for current good practices for cyber risk management approaches that are applicable to the railway sector. It offers a guide for railway undertakings and infrastructure managers to select, combine or adjust cyber Read More …

Investor group acquires McAfee for more than $14 billion

An investor group has acquired cybersecurity giant McAfee Corporation for more than $14 billion. Led by Advent International Corporation, Permira Advisers, Crosspoint Capital Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, GIC Private, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Read More …

US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security Tightens Export Controls on Items Used in Surveillance and other Malicious Cyber Activities

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has released an interim final rule, establishing controls on the export, reexport, or transfer (in-country) of certain items that can be used for malicious cyber activities. The rule also creates a Read More …