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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | US election still vulnerable to attacks, despite security improvements

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Days away from the Iowa caucuses, and less than 11 months from the general election, voting and election security continues to be a challenge for the U.S political system. Threats to a secure election appear to loom as large today as they did in 2016, when […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | The Great U.S.-China Tech Divide

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In terms of technology, the world had been unifying for years. Now it is reverting back to the likes of the VHS-versus-Betamax era, with much bigger consequences. Imagine two countries with completely different sets of hardware and software for the internet, electronic devices, telecommunications, and even […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Covered Security wants you to be smarter about online threats — for your employer’s sake

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans I took a five-minute online quiz created by a Boston startup, Covered Security. It’s designed to give you the cybersecurity equivalent of your credit score — basically, how do your online security habits compare with the average person’s, and how do they compare with the habits […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Johnson will defy US and allow use of Huawei, says top security adviser | Technology

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Boris Johnson is likely to approve the use of Huawei technology in the UK’s new 5G network against the pleas of the US government, a former national security adviser has said. Sir Mark Lyall Grant, who was Theresa May’s national security adviser, said that the security […]

#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 | Security lifeline: WhatsApp to pull support for older Android and iOS devices next month

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Upgrade or be left behind ANALYSIS Millions of smartphone users may have a little less mobile security next month, after WhatsApp withdraws its support for older versions of Android and iPhone operating systems. Devices running on iOS 8 and earlier, or Android versions 2.3.7 and earlier, […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | TikTok Tightens Rules on Video Content and Users

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans TikTok has overhauled its guidelines to clarify what kind of content is off-limits, from racial slurs to critical remarks about other users’ hygiene, at a time when the popular video app is facing increased scrutiny over its security. The more expansive rules released Wednesday cover 10 […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | ‘Shot across the bow’: U.S. increases pressure on UK ahead of key Huawei decision | News

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Wednesday, January 08, 2020 1:06 a.m. EST By Jack Stubbs and Alexandra Alper LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is making a final pitch to Britain ahead of a U.K. decision on whether to upgrade its telecoms network with Huawei equipment, amid threats to cut intelligence-sharing […]

#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, […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Tech 2019: Our biggest technology stories

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As 2019 splutters to a close, it’s time for our annual lookback at our most-read tech stories, and to ask: “What happened next?”. Facebook and its family of apps dominates this year’s list with four entries – it probably won’t be a surprise that none of […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | 4 easy cybersecurity rules for technophobes

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Having your data exposed in a breach feels inevitable, so securing your information online is a must. But with terms like VPN, SSO and HTTPS being bandied about, it’s hard to know where to start. It’s true, there are many, many steps you could take to improve […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Applied Cybersecurity Club wins National Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition for 3rd consecutive year

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A six-person team from Stanford’s Applied Cybersecurity club placed first for the third straight year at the annual National Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) last month.  Since it began competing in CPTC in 2017, the team has won first place every year. The fast-growing club — which […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | The Top 10 Cybersecurity Stories Of 2019—A Window Onto The 2020 Threatscape

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The cybersecurity stories that caught your attention in 2019 will likely repeat themselves during … [+] 2020 Getty There can be no doubt, as 2019 draws ever closer to an end, that it has been quite the year as far as cybersecurity is concerned. I have […]