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Gartner Says the Future of Network Security Lies with SASE

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cloud services and networking are driving the concept of digital businesses, yet traditional networking and cybersecurity architectures are far from meeting the demands of the digital business. Gartner’s “The Future of Network Security Is in the Cloud” report spells out the potential for the transformation of […]

TikTok says no, senators, we’re not under China’s thumb – Naked Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans TikTok – the Chinese-owned, massively popular, kid-addicting, fine-accruing, short-and-jokey video-sharing platform – is a potential threat to national security, US lawmakers said last week. Senators Tom Cotton and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday sent a letter to Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, asking that the […]

Iranian #Hackers Have Set Up a #News Outlet to #Court Possible #Targets, #Security Firm Says

An Iranian cyber espionage group known as Charming Kitten is believed to be behind a campaign targeting academic researchers, human rights activists, media outlets and political advisors focusing on Iran, according to a report published earlier this week by Israel-based threat intelligence company ClearSky Cyber Security. The group has also set up a news outlet […]

ISPs can #play unique #role in #cyber security, says BT #CEO

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Internet service providers are perfectly positioned to make a significant contribution to cyber security for everyone, BT’s Gavin Patterson believes Internet providers must do more to work collectively with businesses and governments to protect citizens from the growing threat of cyber crime, according to Gavin Patterson, […]

NATO #pressing #forward on #cyber #defense, official says

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NATO is working on a “special doctrine” for cyber operations and taking steps to help member states bolster their cyber defenses, an official said Monday. Merle Maigre, who directs a NATO-affiliated cyber center headquartered in Tallin, Estonia, outlined the alliance’s multi-pronged efforts on cybersecurity during an appearance […]

Understand #cyber security, don’t fear it, says #NCSC head

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has urged organisations to ensure they understand cyber risks, as a survey reveals mid-sized firms have inadequate cyber protection The head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has urged organisations to ensure they understand […]

WannaCry ransomware was the biggest challenge of the year, says cybersecurity centre

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The WannaCry ransomware attack was the biggest test of the year for the UK’s new cybersecurity body. The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) annual review marks a year since it started work, although it was officially opened in February. In those 12 months, the NCSC says […]

Cultural change required in organisations to increase cyber security, says US Secret Service

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The US Secret Service says current human factors are restricting the progression of cyber security Ronald Layton, the deputy assistant director of the US Secret Service, said “cultural change” is needed in organisations to cut the number of cyber attacks caused by human error. Speaking at […]

FBI’s Wray says nat’l security, crime all have cybersecurity element

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Every security and criminal threat that the FBI faces has a cyber or tech component that is increasing in frequency and sophistication, presenting tremendous challenges for FBI investigators, the bureau’s director, Christopher Wray, told members of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Wednesday. We face sophisticated […]

Cybercrime is costing each business a whopping $11.7M a year, report says

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The cost of cybercrime has risen 62% over the past five years, costing each organization some $11.7 million per year, according to a joint report from Accenture and the Ponemon Institute report released Tuesday. The Cost of Cyber Crime Study, announced in a joint press release, was […]

Apple says Russian hackers didn’t breach its developers portal

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Some iPhone app developers were quick to discover an unexpected change in their accounts that suggested Russian-based hackers may have breached Apple’s developers portal. However, Apple issued a statement saying that the error was caused by an internal bug that was soon fixed. Many developers took […]

Modernization boosts cybersecurity anxieties, survey says

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When it comes to protecting the government’s IT infrastructure from cyberattacks, conventional wisdom has long held that modernization of outdated legacy systems can be a key driver of improved security. The results of a survey released Sept. 6 challenged that conventional wisdom. The poll, conducted by […]

Mayweather vs McGregor fight: 239 illegal streams detected, says cybersecurity firm

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The much-hyped megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Irishman Conor McGregor may be over, but it has sparked a fierce battle outside the ring over piracy. According to data collected by cybersecurity firm Irdeto, a total of 239 illegal streams were found to have redistributed the boxing […]

Target Gift Card Thief Spent Over $150,000, Pleads Not Guilty, OCDA Says

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Stanton woman pleaded not guilty to racking up over $150,000 in purchases over seven months has pleaded not guilty to identity theft. LAKE FOREST, CA — Sure. Everyone loves shopping at Target. But could you spend over $150,000 there in seven months? A 28-year-old Stanton […]