Cyber-Security #Attacks Already #Happening in #Business #Aviation

While the commercial aviation industry is struggling to even acknowledge threats to cybersecurity, the business aviation industry has already experienced attacks, according to Josh Wheeler, Satcom Direct director, entry into service. “The attacks are happening while the aircraft is airborne,” Wheeler explained. “The attacks, just like the ones that corporations…


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​New Zealand to #refresh #cybersecurity #strategy

New Zealand Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has announced a refresh to the country’s three-year-old cybersecurity strategy amid concerns of a growing threat landscape. The New Zealand government will be refreshing its approach to cybersecurity, giving a facelift to its existing Cyber Security Strategy and Action Plan…


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4 #solutions to the 3 #biggest #cybersecurity #challenges

Cybersecurity and the threat of malicious actors make headlines every day. Boards of directors are recognizing cyber threats as one of the most significant risks. To date, this cybersecurity discussion has centered largely on IT systems; however, the industrial control system (ICS) that operates a facility is often as critical…


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How to #improve #cybersecurity with #machine #learning

Leveraging machine learning for cybersecurity Data breaches and cyber attacks have become harder to deter over the last few years. According to Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report, for example, the expanded volume of both legitimate and malicious encrypted traffic on the web has made it more difficult for security professionals…


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8 #hard truths about #working in #cybersecurity

My career working as a system administrator has involved a hefty amount of exposure to the cybersecurity realm, particularly while working for financial organizations. As data breaches continue to occur through a myriad of exploits (both technological and through human error) the stakes are constantly rising. We’ve reached a level…


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All of #Texas must #prepare for #cyberattacks

A city government on the verge of shutdown, with multiple city departments not able to function because of a massive technology breakdown. A crippled municipal court system that has stopped working. Millions in lost revenue because residents can’t paying water bills, and vital communications like sewer and infrastructure repair requests…


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The U.S. still #doesn’t have a #cybersecurity #doctrine

The U.S. still doesn’t have a national cybersecurity doctrine that outlines what would happen to adversaries when they launch cyberattacks against the U.S. Why it matters: The country’s ability to fight back is limited without the overarching doctrine and authority laid out for government agencies. That’s a problem given that…


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Health IT #Infrastructure #Necessities for #AI #Cybersecurity

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) becoming extremely popular across various industries, the healthcare organizations have also understood the prospective of these technologies. The healthcare sector has realized that AI apps help provide greater insight into data and better patient care. And, as the health IT infrastructure tools…


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The #Cyber Security #Plan That’s #Awarding #Hackers

Shopify’s commerce platform has awarded hackers more than $850,000 in bounties for helping secure its $55 billion-plus customer transactions and data. As a commerce platform, the company helps more than a half-million merchants in 90% of the world’s countries design, set-up, and manage online stores. “Until you have a robust…


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UK #businesses face #growing #threat from #cyber-attacks

Criminal cyber-attacks on UK businesses increased last year, according to the annual report of the National Cyber Security Centre. Firms face a growing threat from ransomware, data breaches and weaknesses in the supply chain, according to the report, published on Tuesday. Emerging threats include theft from cloud storage, which the…


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Cyber security #experts discuss #mitigating #threats, say #universities can #play a key #role in #protecting the #country against a #cyber attack

Former U.S. Director of National Intelligence and Navy Vice Adm. Mike McConnell advocated today for stronger protection of digital data transfers and for universities to play a key role in filling cyber security jobs. McConnell was among the keynote speakers at the 2018 SEC Academic Conference hosted by Auburn University….


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Cybersecurity #Expert Warns #Users About #Facebook Data #Breach

Facebook users will be notified today if their data was collected by political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. A link will be posted on victim’s Facebook news feeds and will show what apps are linked to their accounts. In released testimony ahead of his congressional hearings, Mark Zuckerberg takes full responsibility….


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Hackathon #teams in #Omaha, #Colorado test #cybersecurity #methods during #competition

OMAHA, Neb.(KMTV) – There’s a common misconception for the term “hackers.” “If you don’t like the term ‘hackers’ you can use ‘information security expert.’ But hackers are not the enemy. Befriend them.” Without their help, your cyber systems could be at risk. “There’s these things called PLcs, which are program…


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Cyber #Security #Continues To #Infiltrate #Various #Industries, Including #Work #Comp

Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – When a claim is initiated in the work comp process, there is personal information that becomes an integral component in ensuring that the claim is handled properly. The personal information is distributed among interested parties such as court officials, lawyers, employers and medical professionals through technological…


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PRIMARY #CYBERSECURITY #THREAT TO #OMAN IS #EMAIL-BORNE #MALWARE, SAYS #EXPERT

Like most of government and private sectors and industries around the world, organisations in Oman also face the same cyberthreats, including ransomware, malware attacks as well as data privacy and protection challenges. The primary cybersecurity threat to Oman is email-borne malware. Ransomware and phishing attacks are also on the rise,…


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