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  • Chairwoman Horn Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Information Technology Management, Policies, and Practices at NASA 18 Sep 2020 15:33 SpaceRef Chairwoman Horn Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Information Technology Management, Policies, and Practices at NASA Press Release From: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020 …
  • Delhi Police on cybersecurity threat to NIC: 'No data loss, only one computer breached' 18 Sep 2020 15:26 International Business Times The WannaCry ransomware has reportedly spread to over 150 countries, affecting hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide.Reuters Cybersecurity has become a major concern for the world with the risks that come along with it. India too has had to consider …
  • New tool helps IT staff see why users click on fraudulent emails 17 Sep 2020 15:43 Phys.org Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new tool called the Phish Scale that could help organizations better train their employees to avoid a particularly dangerous form of cyberattack known as phishing. By …
  • Braintrace Expands Network Detection and Response Capabilities & Is Named in the 2020 Gartner Network Detection and Response Market Guide 17 Sep 2020 12:47 Odessa American - Texas SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2020-- Braintrace, a leading cybersecurity firm, announced the release of Version 2.5 of its Managed Network Detection and Response ({M}NDR) Platform – Dragonfly v2.5. New capabilities include proprietary engines …
  • Cybersecurity backbone of digitisation: Experts 17 Sep 2020 05:21 Peninsula Qatar  16 Sep 2020 - 9:24 Sheikh Hamad Abdulla Al Thani, CEO of Vodafone Qatar (centre, second row); Dr. R Seetharaman (top left), CEO of Doha Bank, and other panellists during the webinar hosted by Doha Bank, yesterday. Keeping in view the fast pace of digital …
  • Taiwan works to create cybersecurity excellence center 16 Sep 2020 04:26 Taipei News.net (Pixabay image) (Pixabay image) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to establish a cybersecurity excellence center by 2022 as part of the country’s bid to boost national security while fostering talent in the field. The plan, which has a budget of NT …
  • APT Groups Set Sights on Linux Targets: Inside the Trend 11 Sep 2020 19:52 Information Week Researchers see more advanced attack groups creating tools and platforms to target Linux-based devices. A steady increase in advanced persistent threat (APT) groups targeting Linux resources has prompted researchers to share the details of these attacks …
  • BrandPost: How to make working from home more secure 11 Sep 2020 01:05 CSO During this global pandemic, companies are rightly considering the health and safety of their employees first by sending them home to work. But these measures could amplify another threat businesses need to be wary of: Cybersecurity.  According to a recent …
  • Cyber-Risks Explode With Move to Telehealth Services 10 Sep 2020 23:23 Dark Reading The hasty shift to online delivery of primary care services since the COVID-19 outbreak has attracted significant attacker interest. The mass adoption of telehealth applications and services in the months since the COVID-19 outbreak began has introduced …
  • As digital transformation grows, so does your attack surface 10 Sep 2020 13:32 News (South Africa) Companies that are turning more of their operations digital might be winning the innovation race, but they’re opening themselves up to increased cybercrime. Every activity that goes onto the Internet and outside the corporate firewall increases the ‘attack …
  • The Perils of IT Security Hubris 10 Sep 2020 12:48 Tech News World Acquire, Retain & Delight OTT Users Get the Media & Entertainment industry guidebook from Vlocity to discover how accelerating demand for streaming consumption is redefining the industry; and why digital-first customer engagement models are …
  • Why We Need to Pay Attention to Attacks on the Smart-Built Environment 09 Sep 2020 22:18 Dark Reading Are attacks on IoT physical security devices real or just theoretical? Why professionals need to be aware of the real-life examples in an effort to guard against future attacks on their own businesses. I've been compiling a list of attacks related to …
  • Cybersecurity 101: Protect your privacy from hackers, spies, and the government 09 Sep 2020 18:40 ZD Net "I have nothing to hide" was once the standard response to surveillance programs utilizing cameras, border checks, and casual questioning by law enforcement. Privacy used to be considered a concept generally respected in many countries -- at …
  • Avast supports The Shadowserver Foundation's mission to make the internet more secure 08 Sep 2020 12:16 GuruFocus.com PRAGUE, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has donated $500,000 to The Shadowserver Foundation, a nonprofit security organization working behind the scenes to make the internet …
  • Helping companies prioritize their cybersecurity investments 04 Sep 2020 14:16 Phys.org One reason that cyberattacks have continued to grow in recent years is that we never actually learn all that much about how they happen. Companies fear that reporting attacks will tarnish their public image, and even those who do report them don't …

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