How the SEC will police advisers’ lax cybersecurity

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The SEC may be refining its approach to spurring good cybersecurity practices in advisers, but its expectations aren’t slackening. There’s been “a conscious decision” at the agency to lead through the exam process, rather than enforcement, said David Glockner, regional director of the SEC’s Chicago office. “There’ve been a handful…


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Digital Experience: All eyes on cybersecurity solutions

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New York’s plan to ramp up cybersecurity fit in with the overall tone of last night’s Pepcom Digital Experience event, held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in the city, proving that businesses are innovating on all security fronts. Whether it’s a device to protect hackers from getting into your devices, or…


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Lack of employee knowledge threatens firms cyber security

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The so-called human element of the cyber equation, employees’ understanding of cyber risk, was ranked by 79% of U.S. employees as the biggest barrier to firms’ cyber risk management in a recent Willis Towers Watson survey. The survey revealed a massive disparity between firms’ beliefs about their level of protection,…


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Make cyber security personal for employees, says CISO

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With people arguably the weakest point in an organization’s cyber defences, security awareness training is a hot topic for CISOs. But what’s the most effective security awareness strategy: The carrot or the stick? At TMX Group. which runs the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange, the answer is…


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Lack of cyber security poses a major threat to human lives

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Several weeks ago, a ransomware called “WannaCrypt/WannaDecript0r” hit computer systems across the world, affecting 200,000 victims in over 150 countries, according to Rob Wainwright, director of Europol. The malware encrypted patient/client data in computer systems running older Windows operating systems and prevented data from being viewed until a ransom in…


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Cybersecurity ‘a bigger issue than Brexit’

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Cyber security is a top concern in the boardroom, to the point where it’s a more important issue than Brexit. That’s according to a new report from Radware examining the state of cyber security across the US and Europe. The study found that in 85 per cent of cases, security…


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‘Failure of the imagination’: Malwarebytes on WannaCry and future of cybersecurity

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THE world reeled when the WannaCry ransomware attacks brought some of the biggest global brand names to their knees. A relatively unsophisticated virus, strapped to a high-level hacking software developed by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) locked up user data of hundreds of computers across the world. Notably…


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New York City to become major cybersecurity hub as part of new 10-year plan

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New York City may turn into the next cybersecurity hub of the United States, thanks to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 10-year plan to invest in new technological industries, raise wages, train New Yorkers, and overall strengthen the middle class. Today, the mayor announced “New York Works,” a series…


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Cyber Security for Social Media: What Information Is at Stake?

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Social media connects you with friends, family, business associates, and even total strangers. What you put out on social media may end up being circulated around the World Wide Web before you know it. While there are security settings for some social media accounts such as Facebook and the ability…


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How Will Innovative Technology Improve Our Cybersecurity Defenses?

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One consistent theme throughout Cybertech Fairfax 2017, which took place on Tuesday, June 13, was the critical need for innovative technology that safeguards against cyber intrusion. However, cybersecurity experts warn that as information technology (IT) improves, human interaction will continue to be a primary point of cybersecurity vulnerability unless leaders…


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National Flight Academy plans first-of-its kind cybersecurity camp for Pensacola-area kids

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Instead of swimming, surfing or horseback riding, summer camp for some Pensacola-area kids involves sitting in a room filled with computer screens and learning about cybersecurity. Students will practice writing computer code, encrypting messages and thwarting hacking attempts in a new camp planned by the National Flight Academy in July….


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China Blocks Entertainment News Sites, Cites Cybersecurity Concerns

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The government has shut down multiple social media outlets in what some citizens are calling a real life version of George Orwell’s 1984. The newly enacted Cybersecurity Law, with its ‘ideological control’ guidelines, is worrying locals and foreign companies alike. Major social media platform operators including Weibo, WeChat, Youku, Baidu…


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Lessons for business from US cyber security strategy

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This month has seen two important events for global cyber security – the updating of the United States government’s cyber security strategy and a detailed briefing on cyber threats from the US intelligence services. The executive order signed by Donald Trump gives individual heads of government agencies the final responsibility…


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THE RISKY BUSINESS OF BEING OVER-EXPOSED TO ONLINE CYBERSECURITY THREATS

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If your business is on the internet in Hong Kong, Samoa, or Zimbabwe, you are operating in one of the three countries in the world that are “most exposed” to cyberattacks, according to a June 14 report from security data and analytics software company Rapid7. Cybersecurity threats aren’t restricted by…


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Internal Audit’s Critical Role in Cybersecurity

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In an ideal world, cybersecurity plans are well-designed, routinely tested, and executed flawlessly. Everyone knows their role and follows the policies and practices designed to protect the organization from shadowy evil-doers lurking in the ether. Boards and management are quick to recognize changes in risk and technology, and promptly act…


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Cybersecurity: Your Next Breach – Not If, But When?

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Stephen Hackett, Managing Director of Technology Services Distributor Intelisys Global, believes that businesses spend too long trying to protect against their last cyber-attack – and not enough thinking about what they need to do to prevent the next one. Making sure that you’ve got access to all the right products…


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US Cybersecurity in Need of Rapid Repair, Senators Told

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Cybersecurity in the United States is in a severe state of disrepair, leaving the country vulnerable to attack from hacking groups backed by its opponents, two witnesses testified in a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday. The witnesses told the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity…


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Hacking threat soaring as countries fail to unite, cybersecurity leader warns

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‘Israel is probably the best protected country in the world today,’ declares Kaspersky Lab’s CEO. ‘But given the threats it faces, it can’t be complacent’ Cyberattacks are going to get worse, and such vital civilian infrastructures as electricity, telecommunications and transportation will be a new battleground for cybercrime as nations…


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Grocery Industry’s Cybersecurity Challenges: Harbinger Of Threats To Corporate America

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Button up your overcoat; it’s about to rain cyberthreats   Few businesspeople have as much on the line every moment of every day as grocers. When disquieting events happen at a grocery store, customers can be more than just inconvenienced. In extreme circumstances, grocery products can be the cause of…


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ICS Companies Are Worried About Cybersecurity, But Are They Worried About the Right Things?

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Companies operating Industrial Control Systems (ICS) have a special set of challenges to deal with. Which is the state of the art? The equipment was expected to be installed and left alone for a long time. Pressures to reduce operating costs led to this equipment being connected, and the easiest…


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