A lack of investment in cyber-security protections could imperil the future of smart cities and the IoT devices on which they run
About 200,000 domains are newly registered every day, of which 70 percent are used for a wide range of nefarious activities
Paige Thompson, the person behind the massive Capital One data breach that exposed more than 100 million records will request a bail before a federal judge on 23 August
Ransomware threats continue to evolve at an accelerated rate, according to security researchers
The US has renewed a temporary licence that allows American companies to sell their products to Huawei, saying more time is necessary to prevent any disruption
Delta Airlines has sued its chatbot vendor 7.ai, alleging that the company took nearly six months to disclose a breach
Olympic Park accelerates growth for UK cybersec ventures - provides connected base for internationals
Lorca and Plexal provide a collaborative campus to rapidly scale up 72 cybersec companies with £13.5 million government investment.
UK's data-protection authority is looking into the facial-recognition system installed by real estate developer Argent in London's King's Cross area
Estonia's president calls on state to develop cyber-security, cryptography capabilities after an earlier ID card crisis put half the population at risk of id theft.
Almost half of the cyber-security incidents reported in the UK over the past 12 months were caused by internal errors, where employees failed to follow security protocol or data protection policies
Collaborative Alliance for Cybersecurity confirms role in delivering UK Cyber Security Council, with lead role given to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)..
Supply-chain security risk: Who is liable when the vulnerability is in equipment from a third party supplier?Under NIS - unless your contract specifically says otherwise - its more likely to be you than your supplier.
Biostar 2, used by thousands of companies worldwide, including the UK's Metropolitan Police and several banks, allowed access to data that include more than a million fingerprints
First American Financial Corp. has become the subject of a US Securities and Exchange Commission investigation, following the discovery of a website defect that left 885 million documents exposed to the public
The White House has apparently drafted an executive order that would give the Federal Communications Commission the authority to influence regulations on how social media companies like Facebook obtain and post content to their sites
The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) will invest £2 million in a maximum of five cyber-security projects for testing autonomous vehicles
There has been a significant ramping up of NHS IT spend following the May 2017 Wannacry ransomeware attack, with 65 NHS Trusts spending £612,128,793 in the 2018/19 financial year.
Poor vetting of 'Right of Access' requests under GDPR offers chance of data theft, found an Oxford University scholar
Systems from the top US voting machine vendor, some hooked to the internet for a year or more, were found in counties in swing states Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin as well as in other states
Facebook users in Illinois, USA, has obtained the right to sue the social media company under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), which requires organisations to obtain user permission to collect and store biometric information
Enterprises are increasingly monitoring employees by way of their email and social media usage, often by AI-powered technologies. There are ethical questions that have to be asked. So SC Media UK asked them.
A change in how security ops and devops staffs function is needed for organisations to get ahead of the curve combating cyber-security issues, said Square's head of security Dino Dai Zovi
A US appeals panel has rejected the proposed £4.5 million settlement by Google on a privacy violation lawsuit
Heavy financial penalties can act as a deterrent for organisational complacency on cyber-security, says Chartered Institute of Information Security CEO Amanda Finch
Cisco has been penalised under the first whistleblower case successfully litigated under the False Claims Act, which imposes liability on persons and companies who defraud governmental programmes
Republican members of the House of Representatives' Committee on Oversight and Reform have sent open letters to Capital One and Amazon to arrange a briefing with Congressional staff members on the recent data breach
US is preparing a new bill on cyber-security, which would require intelligence officials to create a plan of action to defend the supply chain
Increases in security budgets are lagging behind the racing growth in threat levels, finds a survey by the Chartered Institute of Information Security
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recommended aircraft owners restrict access to planes to the best of their abilities in order to mitigate the threat of hacking flight controls
Field Army rebalancing is part of the Army's response to emerging threats; 6th Division to focus on cyber, electronic warfare, intelligence, information operations and unconventional warfare.
Ministers of Five Eyes nations say backdoor in online communication needed to fight crime, experts warn that such a move could let hackers compromise networks
Digital transformation knocks cyber-security off its perch, staff incentives not working, the skills gap impacts maturity & business' ability to quantify security risk, says Brennan P Baybeck, ISACA board chair.
Russian interference in the US elections may have been to gather as much information as possible for espionage purposes, explore potential vulnerabilities for possible future exploitation, said a US senate committee report
Brazilian police terms hacking the president's phone a matter of national security; justice ministry accuses a group of people already suspected in hacking other government authorities
Marcus Hutchins, aka Malwaretech, the young former hacker who stopped the WannaCry cyber-attack in 2017, and subsequently arrested for previous hacking, was sentenced today and will not be going to jail.
On the third anniversary of the No More Ransom initiative Europol issued statistics on its successes including that the site has helped more than 200,000 people recover files after a ransomware attack.
The European Union is taking Greece and Spain to court for failing to adopt the common directive on how law enforcement should handle personal data
Australian competition watchdog completes probe on digital platforms; makes 23 recommendations to tighten rein on the companies
Mozilla has claimed that a Facebook tool designed to examine campaign ads is not working as advertised, as it did not disseminate targeting information, the data was not tagged properly and identical searches would produce very different results each time they were run
Facebook has to pay £4 billion for deceptive privacy practices and face new restrictions
UK businesses struggle to manage data access requests; many would rather pay breach penalty than beef up data security
ICCS 2019: AG Barr criticises strong encryption, European experiment offers teen hackers second chance
Hack Right programme aims at identifying and employing the skills of young hackers in community service
UK ransomware volume jumps 195 percent in the first half of 2019; average cost of a data breach reaches £3.14 million
Cyber-security is specifically mentioned as a sector eligible for a share of up to £33 million from the UK government's Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to invest in projects commercialising quantum tech.
Kwamaine Jerell hacked into more than 100 Apple accounts belonging to high-profile individuals and spent nearly £260,000 using stolen financial information from several of the victims
Ex-NSA contractor Harold T Martin admitted that he began pilfering classified documents from late 1990s through 31 August, 2016
UK government delays decision on allowing Huawei to set up 5G network, but pledges to tighten up cyber-security in telecoms sector
Charge against Bulgarian cybersecurity worker Kristian Boykov has been reduced from computer crime against critical infrastructure to crime against information systems, which has a much lesser jail term
Hackers who stole 7.5 TB of data from Russian intelligence service contractor for FSB have been trying to crack the Tor browser
Equifax is facing a hefty fine for for its poor security practices, which had it missing an Apache Struts vulnerability responsible for the breach - not once, but twice.
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