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Trump administration to publish rules on cyber security flaws

Trump administration to publish rules on cyber security flaws

Written by on November 15, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected to publicly release on Wednesday its rules for deciding whether to disclose cyber security flaws or keep them secret, a national security official told Reuters. The move is an attempt by the U.S. government to address criticism that it too often jeopardizes internet security by stockpiling the […]

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When quantum computers arrive, normal cybersecurity is futile

When quantum computers arrive, normal cybersecurity is futile

Written by on November 1, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

The drive to create the first quantum computer has been viewed as the new arms race. But that drive is underpinning another, more pressing race: quantum cybersecurity. Put simply, when quantum computers become reality, modern cybersecurity will be completely futile. According to a new report from ABI Research, quantum computing is still theoretical, but not […]

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Cybersecurity, ransomware, cloud security and IoT insecurity – who cares?

Cybersecurity, ransomware, cloud security and IoT insecurity – who cares?

Written by on August 15, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

If you thought matters around cybersecurity and internet privacy were complicated now, just wait and see what will happen in the coming year. Whilst the most recent news has been around cybersecurity, ransomware, cloud security and IoT insecurity, no one seems to know what to do or who to turn to after the ‘proverbial’ hits […]

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Cisco, Apple team up to get cyber-security insurance discounts for businesses

Cisco, Apple team up to get cyber-security insurance discounts for businesses

Written by on June 27, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc is working with Cisco Systems Inc to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Monday. Sharing a stage with Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins at a Cisco event in Las Vegas, Cook said the […]

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Consumer Reports to consider cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products

Consumer Reports to consider cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products

Written by on March 7, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to start considering cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products. The group, which issues scores that rank products it reviews, said on Monday it had collaborated with several outside organizations to […]

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News highlights – 22 November

News highlights – 22 November

Written by on November 23, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 22 November South Korea prosecutors raid Samsung Group offices: Yonhap SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Group, Yonhap News reports on Wednesday, over its alleged link with Choi Soon-sil, President Park Geun-hye’s longtime confidant who has been indicted for criminal acts. Read more… Proximus to sell mobile […]

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EU Telecoms legislation set to introduce security certificates for the IoT

EU Telecoms legislation set to introduce security certificates for the IoT

Written by on October 6, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The European Commission is getting ready to propose new legislation to protect machines from cybersecurity breaches, signalling the executive’s growing interest in encouraging traditional European manufacturers to build more devices that are connected to the internet. A new plan to overhaul EU telecoms law, which digital policy chiefs Günther Oettinger and Andrus Ansip presented three […]

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Obama stresses need to improve US government cybersecurity

Obama stresses need to improve US government cybersecurity

Written by on July 10, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

MADRID (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the US government has to improve its cybersecurity practices for the modern age of smart phones and other technology, saying that hackers had targeted the White House. “I am concerned about it, I don’t think we have it perfect. We have to do better, […]

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EU cybersecurity research fund accused of protectionism

EU cybersecurity research fund accused of protectionism

Written by on July 6, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The European Commission has earmarked €450 million to fund companies working on cybersecurity, in a bid to slash the growing number of attacks on private firms and governments. Estimates from the Commission point to annual damages worth up to €500 billion resulting from technology security attacks worldwide. Under a new agreement backed by the EU […]

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Watchdog to study oversight of cybersecurity at banks

Watchdog to study oversight of cybersecurity at banks

Written by on June 21, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s internal watchdog plans to study how well the central bank is overseeing cybersecurity practices at financial institutions, the U.S. central bank said on Monday. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Fed’s Board of Governors plans to release the audit in the fourth quarter, the OIG said in […]

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