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2017 prediction time: first, cyber security trends

2017 prediction time: first, cyber security trends

Written by on December 6, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Cyber security predictions are already coming in hard and fast for 2017. This seems to happen earlier and earlier each year. We thought we’d bring you the best of the best Cyber Security Predictions for 2017. BeyondTrust has put together a top 10 list of predictions for 2017, you can find the full list here. BeyondTrust’s […]

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UK code breaking Bletchley Park to go back into cyber action

UK code breaking Bletchley Park to go back into cyber action

Written by on November 24, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BLETCHLEY, England (Reuters) – It was once the home of Britain’s codebreakers during World War Two. Now more than 70 years later, Bletchley Park is preparing to host the UK’s first national college of cyber education, with a first intake of students starting in September 2018. Work is under way to revamp several derelict buildings […]

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New cyber security rules could make managing risks more difficult

New cyber security rules could make managing risks more difficult

Written by on November 8, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The chief of one of Asia’s most prominent financial trade bodies on Tuesday said new cyber security rules in China could make it harder for foreign companies operating in the country to manage risks as cyber threats become increasingly cross-border. Speaking at the Thomson Reuters Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit in Hong Kong, […]

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News highlights – 24 October

News highlights – 24 October

Written by on October 25, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 24 October Cyber security a priority for automakers, says US (Reuters) – Automakers should make shielding the electronic and computer systems of vehicles from hackers a priority, developing layers of protection that can secure a vehicle throughout its life, U.S. regulators said on Monday. Read more… Big shift: R&D moving from gadgets […]

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G7 tackles cyber-security issues in financial sector

G7 tackles cyber-security issues in financial sector

Written by on October 12, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Group of Seven industrial powers on Tuesday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers. Policymakers have grown more worried about financial cyber security in the wake of numerous hacks of SWIFT, the global financial […]

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More security companies sharing information in malware fight

More security companies sharing information in malware fight

Written by on August 25, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Some information security companies that were shut out of the leading system for sharing data on malicious software are revealing more about how their own systems work in hopes of rejoining the cooperative effort, a shift that should improve protections for customers throughout the industry. CrowdStrike, one of the most prominent […]

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Will AI help win the cyber security war?

Will AI help win the cyber security war?

Written by on August 10, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Often touted as a potential superweapon destined to turn the tide of war, what exactly is the role of AI in cyber security? Leveraging Artificial Intelligence – AI in cyber security can enable organizations a fast and efficient response to a cyberattack. While walking around the larger industry shows, it doesn’t take long to realize that […]

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Mixed results for cyber security firms puzzling

Mixed results for cyber security firms puzzling

Written by on August 5, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Cyber security firm FireEye Inc said on Thursday it planned to lay off 300 to 400 of its 3,400 workers as it announced quarterly sales below its own forecast, due to a slowdown in demand for its services helping businesses respond to hacking attacks. FireEye’s shares were down 16.2 percent at $14.02 in […]

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Can machine learning get us ahead in cyber security?

Can machine learning get us ahead in cyber security?

Written by on July 26, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Next month, machine learning will put itself against top human hackers in the world’s first all-machine network defense tournament. Top human hackers now have been met with challenges from machines. The Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC) seeks to automate this cyber defense process, using machine learning. The first generation of machines are tested to discover, prove and […]

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Beware, ransomware is here, there and everywhere

Beware, ransomware is here, there and everywhere

Written by on July 19, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The ransomware plague is turning into an epidemic, get your Bitcoins ready! According to Kaspersky, there is a PC and Mobile Ransomware Plague. In a recent report, security firm Kaspersky Lab revealed that these attacks on both PC and mobile devices have risen to epidemic level. Ransomware is a malware that prevents victims from accessing information on […]

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