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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Congress struggles on rules for cyber warfare with Iran

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. and Iran may have walked back from the brink of war, but the potential for a cyber battle looms with no clear rules of engagement. Lawmakers and military officials say there’s no agreed-upon definition of what constitutes cyber warfare, leaving them to decide on a […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Insurance Journal’s Top 10 Cyber Risk Stories of 2019

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cyber risks were cited as the top concern among businesses of all sizes in 2019, according to a Travelers report released in October. Of the 1,200 business leaders who participated in an insurer-sponsored survey, 55% said they worry some or a great deal about cyber risks, […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Hunt for cyber crook Vikas proves pointless

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans CCB sleuths who went to track down cyber criminals to Rajasthan, return empty handed The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths trip to track down cyber-crooks to a remote village in Rajasthan, seemed like a waste of time. The CCB only managed to arrest one person, who […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Purcell column: Don’t take cyber scammers’ bait in 2020

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans One of 2019’s biggest stories will be bigger in 2020: Cyber scams are on the rise. “As people increasingly conduct business and live their lives online, more and more criminals are leveraging the internet to steal,” reports Forbes’ Stu Sjouwerman. The dirty rotten scammers continue to […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | SunLive – NZ losing millions from cyber crimes

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Potentially the biggest tech issue New Zealanders will confront this year, will be the growing impact of fake news and an inability to discern real from fake, says NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. With massive increases in scams and phishing, criminals are benefiting from Kiwis’ […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Monthly cyber security review: December 2019

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We’re back with another round-up of some of the most notable information security stories of the past month. In this edition, we discuss a hospital employee who abused their power to contact patients, an update on last year’s Ticketmaster data breach and an upsetting incident at […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Trump signs bill easing congressional oversight of cyber policy

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Lawmakers locked in a nine-month fight with the White House over access to a classified 2018 directive on offensive cyber operations, known as National Security Presidential Memorandum 13, prevailed with the defense spending bill being signed by President Trump on Friday. “Even if you support the […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Why presidential candidates aren’t talking about cyber

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With help from Eric Geller, Mary Lee and Martin Matishak Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Cybersecurity is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Cybersecurity subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. Learn more about POLITICO Pro’s comprehensive policy […]

#school | #ransomware | District Cyber Attack: Livingston Superintendent, LHS Principal Provide Updates

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two weeks after Livingston Public Schools (LPS) announced that its system was compromised, the district is still without its servers and continues its investigation and district-wide response to the encrypting of the technology systems. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there have only been seven […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | Church’s Chicken hit by cyber thieves

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Church’s Chicken suffered a cyberattack that penetrated the payment processing system at some of the chain’s corporate locations compromising payment card information. The company operates 941 locations across the United States, but in a statement noted only 165 of those, all owned and operated by the […]

#school | #ransomware | Cyber security expert breaks down ransomware attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans MONROE, La. (KNOE) – Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency following a cyber-attack on Nov. 18. An apparent “ransomware” virus infected 1,500 of the state’s 30,000 computers last week. Source: (MGN) An apparent “ransomware” virus infected 1,500 of the state’s 30,000 computers. This […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | France Not Ruling Out Response to Cyber Attack on Hospital

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans (Bloomberg) — French authorities said they may hit back at cyber assailants who’ve struck a public hospital, forcing it to suspend all but the most vital systems. “The attacker is still active, and looking for targets in France,” said Guillaume Poupard, the head of the national […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Monthly cyber security review: November 2019

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As we enter December, many organisations slow down as they turn their attention to Christmas. Office parties, secret Santas and discussions of when it’s acceptable to put the tree up start to take precedence over work, as employees kill time hoping not to start any big […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | These 4 Tips Will Make You Fluent in Cyber Risk

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Understanding the Security GapAccording to a recent report by the Advanced Cyber Security Center, 91% of organizations… The post These 4 Tips Will Make You Fluent in Cyber Risk appeared first on ZeroNorth. *** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Blog | ZeroNorth […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Third party minimum cyber compliance for My Health Record skipped: Audit Office

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Less than 2 percent of My Health Record trial users opted out The Department of Health and Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) agree that around 500,000 Australians will opt out of having a My Health Record. Read more: https://zd.net/2segsBw The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has […]