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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Pollies to face phishing tests after Parliament breach – Strategy – Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Parliamentarians and their staff will be subject to phishing email simulations in the wake of the state-sponsored cyber attack against Parliament House earlier this year. The Department of Parliamentary Services will conduct the simulations as part of a new program to test the cyber security awareness […]

Singapore #banks to face new #cybersecurity #regulations

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Ravi Menon, managing director of the city state’s central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), reportedly told The Business Times that MAS will look to introduce new cyber rules in a bid to encourage greater adoption of online and digital banking. According to The Business Times […]

Will the iPhone X’s Face ID be hackable? Security expert weighs in

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The iPhone X’s facial recognition technologies have been called into question by a security consultant at global tech firm Synopsys, who claims that no facial recognition technology is ever unbeatable. Nikola Cucakovic posted a blog titled ‘How secure is iPhone X Face ID facial recognition’, which […]

Apple’s New iPhone X Could Help Identity Thieves Steal Your Face

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Apple has announced that it plans to replace previous iPhone login credentials with facial recognition technology to log into the iPhone and to access Apple Pay. This should prompt some privacy and security concerns, but probably not the ones you’re thinking. It’s not the TSA or […]

Fiat Must Face Some Claims In Drivers’ Hacking Risk Suit

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An Illinois federal judge on Monday refused to entirely dismiss a putative class action claiming some Fiat Chrysler Jeeps are susceptible to hacking, saying that the plaintiffs can continue to claim they overpaid for the vehicles. District Court Judge Michael Reagan dismissed remaining claims that possible […]

A real threat on our internet liberties “The face of Tehran’s cyber warfare”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers find ways of controlling hardware and software through releasing malicious computer viruses, and likewise governments use ‘soft and hard means’ to quell internal dissident voices of those who choose to speak out against them. This is the hard-line taken by the Iranian regime in light […]

Medical institutions face cybersecurity threats, according to report

Ashley Bennett Top Priority Sector:  cyber_security The Ponemon Institute has just released The Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security, which discusses some of the cybersecurity threats that medical institutions face. Sponsored by ID Experts, the report describes some of the cybersecurity threats medical institutions regularly face from unsecured mobile devices, employee […]

Alcohol Monitoring Systems’ SCRAM intelligent Breathalyzer records face and location

Ashley Bennett Top Priority Sector:  law_enforcement_first_responders Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS), a Littleton, Colorado based manufacturer of alcohol monitoring products for the criminal justice field, has created the new SCRAM Remote Breath device that not only detects alcohol, but also records the face and location of the test taker. Homepage position:  1 For more information go […]

Is Biometric Security the New Face of Network Protection?

Passwords are a constant source of stress for IT professionals. C-suite executives want the best possible protection for company networks, but they often balk at complicated password rules and periodic resets. Employees who are frustrated by the need for multiple passphrases across private networks, public clouds and business intelligence tools may choose a single, easily […]

Even Disconnected Computers May Face Cyberthreats

German computer scientists were able to transmit data using computers’ speakers and microphones   If your computer is infected with a virus or other forms of malware, disconnecting the machine from the Internet is one of the first steps security experts say you should take. But someday, even physically separating your laptop from a network may not be enough […]

Internet Explorer users face drive-by attacks targeting new 0-day bug (Updated)

  Researchers have uncovered new, currently unpatched vulnerabilities in multiple versions of Internet Explorer that criminals are actively exploiting to surreptitiously execute unusually advanced malware on computers that visit booby-trapped websites. The vulnerabilities in various configurations of IE versions 7, 8, 9, and 10 running on Windows XP and Windows 7 are separate from the Microsoft Windows […]