Cybersecurity


Georgia Details Plans for New Cybersecurity Center

Georgia Details Plans for New Cybersecurity Center

Georgia CIO said the new facility will be used to train Army Cyber Command personnel and state and local IT workers.

Facebook in the Market for a Cybersecurity Company

Facebook in the Market for a Cybersecurity Company

Facebook has seen some data breaches in the last few months, leading the company to look into acquiring a cybersecurity company.

Charges Against Treasury Employee Show Weakness of Encrypted Apps

Charges Against Treasury Employee Show Weakness of Encrypted Apps

Encryption apps are only as secure as you make them.

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

In addition to the relatively low install rate, after a year of staggered deadlines to implement the tool, one-fifth of government agency web domains appear not to have even begun installing it, according to the Global Cyber Alliance.

Increased Cybersecurity for Illinois Midterm Elections

Increased Cybersecurity for Illinois Midterm Elections

The Illinois National Guard is bringing in hundreds of cybersecurity experts to help ensure the integrity of the midterm elections and prevent the compromise of election results.

The Impact of Recent Breaches on Consumer Preferences and Behaviors

The Impact of Recent Breaches on Consumer Preferences and Behaviors

If and how high-profile breaches have shifted the preferences and behaviors of U.S. consumers

Browsers Drop Support for Old Security Standards

Browsers Drop Support for Old Security Standards

All major browsers are dropping support for old TLS standards simultaneously.

Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

FBI Cyber arrests hacker using fake advertisements.



Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Numerous PlayStation 4 users reported that a PlayStation Network message exploit is crashing their consoles, requiring a factory reset in order to function again.

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Eighteen payment processors from the U.S. and U.K. tested their systems for cyber attacks.

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

What can organizations do to protect against a cold boot attack?

FDA Approves Cybersecurity Fix for Cardiac Devices

FDA Approves Cybersecurity Fix for Cardiac Devices

In a voluntary recall, Medtronic has issued a software update to plug cybersecurity holes in programmers — which are kinds of software that physicians use to measure a connected device's performance, batter life and settings — for the company's implantable cardiac devices, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

Facebook's WhatsApp says it has fixed a video call security bug that let hackers hijack accounts.

The Terabit Era: Get Ready for Bigger DDoS Attacks

The Terabit Era: Get Ready for Bigger DDoS Attacks

Researchers have recently observed an alarming trend: attacks are multiplying in size, often far exceeding what many service providers consider a safe defensive capacity.

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Users

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Users' Data Exposed

Google has made the decision to shut down much of its social network following the disclosure of vulnerable data.

California Bans Weak Passwords in Connected Devices

California Bans Weak Passwords in Connected Devices

California has passed a law that sets higher standards for passwords.

AI in Security Industry Expected to Exceed $35 Billion by 2024

AI in Security Industry Expected to Exceed $35 Billion by 2024

Artificial Intelligence is finding a home in the security industry.

NYC Invests $30 Million in Cybersecurity

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is launching Cyber NYC.

China Reportedly Used Microchips to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

China Reportedly Used Microchips to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

The claims have been strongly disputed by the technology companies.

New Google App Aims to Prevent DNS Manipulation Attack

New Google App Aims to Prevent DNS Manipulation Attack

Google's cyber unit has introduced a new app dedicated to protecting users from state-sponsored censorship.

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