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‘Cyber is the New #Black’: #Cyber Expert Points to #Diplomacy to #Solve Global #Cybersecurity Issues

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With growing threats not only in the physical world but also in today’s nebular cyber world, Christopher Painter ’80 argued that “cyber is the new black,” meaning that “everyone cares about cyber” now. Painter, who has been at the forefront of cyber issues for the last […]

Google to #remove #apps found #violating #Accessibility Services, creating #cyber security #issues

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans To better help users with disabilities, Android has a set of Accessibility Services that developers can use to improve their applications. Google has warned app developers not to use its Accessibility Services – designed for users with disabilities – for other purposes that may create security issues, […]

Fed agency issues security alert on Siemens imaging systems

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Department of Homeland Security and Siemens Healthineers have issued advisories detailing security vulnerabilities of four of the company’s diagnostic imaging systems. Even an attacker with a low skill level would be able to exploit the vulnerabilities, Siemens warns. The vulnerable systems are Windows 7-based versions […]

Auditor issues report on threats to cybersecurity

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s auditor has released a report outlining the threats of cybersecurity breaches to state and local governments. In his report, Auditor Adam Edelenemphasizes the need for a breach notification law. He says Kentucky is one of four states that don’t require government agencies to notify people if their sensitive data has been compromised. State and local governments […]

Kenya: Regional ICT Ministers Converge in Kenya to Discuss Infrastructure, Cyber-Security and Digital Migration Issues

  ICT ministers from Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan are meeting in Nairobi to discuss the integration of ICT infrastructure in the East African region. The meeting is expected to discuss among other issues the harmonization of policy regimes among the four countries that utilize especially fiber from Kenya among other crucial infrastructure. Other issues on the table […]

Apple fixes Gmail bug in latest Mail update for Mavericks (update: and MacBook Pro issues too)

  Mavericks may have brought a number of notable improvements to OS X, butGmail integration was certainly not one of them. Users of Google’s email service might’ve encountered an unpleasant surprise when they upgraded their operating systems to Apple’s latest, as the changes to Apple Mail appeared to be incompatiblewith how Gmail worked. For background, Gmail apparently has […]