New York regulators tackle financial cybersecurity

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New York state regulators have proposed new cybersecurity requirements for banks and insurers intended to protect them and consumers. The Department of Financial Services’ proposal, subject to public comment, would require financial institutions to adopt written policies and designate individual security officers responsible for implementing and enforcing them next year….


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Chinese Fintech Firm Buys American Cybersecurity Company

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Ant Financial, the fintech company running’s Alibaba Alipay affiliate, has just purchased an American cybersecurity firm for US$70 million, according to local media. Ant Financial Services Group announced the acquisition of U.S.-based EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology. The acquisition furthers Ant…


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Average IT security budget worth 2.5 cyber-attacks

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We are coming closer to the point where a cyber-attack will cost every large business more than $1 million. We are coming closer to the point where a cyber-attack will cost every large business more than $1 million. According to a new Kaspersky Lab report, a single cyber-security incident costs…


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Ex-Thomson Reuters CEO joins London cybersecurity startup

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The former chief executive of Thomson Reuters has become a strategic adviser to a London-based cybersecurity startup whose clients include the UK government and Nato. Tom Glocer, who stepped down as CEO of the financial information provider in 2012, has become an adviser to Post-Quantum, which also develops technology to…


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Why hackers hack: Is it all about the money?

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A simple question with a complex answer, according to HackerOne research. You get what you pay for in the cybersecurity industry, but bug bounty programs are not just about the money, according to new research. In today’s world, where data breaches and information leaks have come close to a daily…


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Central Bank warns financial firms over cybersecurity risks

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The Central Bank of Ireland has warned that regulated financial firms here are not implementing “sufficiently robust” IT systems and controls and must increase their resilience to technology failures to “minimise the potential impact on their business, reputations and the wider financial system”. In guidance published on Tuesday on IT…


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New York sets out new cybersecurity rules

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has set out a host of new cybersecurity regulations for banks and insurance companies in a bid to protect consumer data and financial systems from crooks and terrorists. In the pipelines for the last two years, the rules require FS firms regulated by the New…


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Accenture Hires Former CIA Tech Exec To Head Its Federal Services’ Cybersecurity Practice

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In a move to capitalize on the growing importance of cybersecurity in the federal government space, Accenture has hired Ira “Gus” Hunt – the CIA’s former chief technology officer – as the head of its Federal Services’ (AFS) cybersecurity practice. Hunt, after a 28-year career, retired from his position as…


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EastWest Institute Launches Cybersecurity Guide for Technology Buyers

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San Francisco, September 13, 2016 – The EastWest Institute (EWI) today released “Purchasing Secure ICT Products and Services: A Buyers Guide” – a unique, breakthrough resource intended for all organizations interested in acquiring more secure information and communications technology (ICT) products and services. This document offers a structure for conversations…


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DNC hacker Guccifer 2.0 ‘appears’ at London cybersecurity event, releases more documents on Democrats

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The pseudonymous hacker Guccifer 2.0 who previously claimed responsibility for the high-profile DNC (Democratic National Committee) hack, released a fresh trove of DNC documents on 13 September, while “speaking” at a cybersecurity event held in London. WikiLeaks has since also released Guccifer 2.0’s latest cache of DNC documents. Although the…


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Microsoft, Huawei Join in Cybersecurity Message

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Each feeling the heat from the other’s government, the two titans have jointly produced a tech ‘buyers guide’ Microsoft Corp. and Chinese technology giant Huawei Technologies Co. are feeling the heat from each other’s government. Chinese antitrust regulators are investigating Microsoft, and Huawei has been shut out of the U.S….


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Calls for Canada to develop cyberwar capabilities

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Canada’s spy agencies and military should be upgraded to better carry out offensive cyber warfare attacks against “foreign adversaries,” a strategy paper published in July by a Canadian military think tank argued. Titled “Canada and Cyber Warfare,” and written by retired Major General John Adams for the Canadian Global Affairs…


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Businesses urged to improve cyber security

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The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) has urged local businesses to improve the security of their websites and networked industrial systems to guard against the rising threat of cyber attacks. The council was addressing an information security forum on Monday. During the first eight months of 2016, ransomware attacks grew…


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Talk Talk, Ashley Madison and now Apple show no company is immune from cyber attack

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The Apple iPhone was thought to be safe from cyber attack. Not any more. First to reveal its vulnerabilities was the FBI, which in April paid $1.3m to an unknown source for a hacking tool to break into an iPhone. Then in August, the US tech giant has found itself…


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US appoints first federal CISO

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The Obama administration has appointed the USA’s first federal chief information security officer (CISO) as part of its Cybersecurity National Action Plan. Gregory Touhill, a retired brigadier general in the US Air Force, has been selected for the position. In his new role, Touhill will drive cybersecurity policy, planning and…


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Global Security Is At An All-Time High; Consider This REIT

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Summary 2015 was the year data breaches got personal, with identity theft the number one type of breach incidents last year. The goal of cybersecurity is to protect data both in transit and at rest. We are recommending a BUY rating on Corporate Office Properties at the current share price….


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Cyber attacks raise questions about blockchain security

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The wonders and woes of smart vehicles

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Technology has brought a lot of positive changes in our world today, we now have phones that we could use like laptops to read our emails or have a video chat with our family and friends overseas, we now have different appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, or even rice cookers…


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Implications of Information Technology in Banking-Cyber Law and Cyber Security in India

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My paper highlights the pros and cons of technology based banking services in India. Banks mobilize public savings and facilitate investments. The liberalization of banking services by the government and the Reserve Bank of India has accelerated the growth of the banking sector in an effort to promote economic growth…


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Electronics Giant Harman Building Anti-Hacking Wall

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Electronics giant Harman says the prospect of cyberattacks on vehicles is becoming increasingly serious, with any form of wireless link, including a separate mobile phone or tablet, providing the conduit hackers need. Harman’s Asaf Atzmon, director of business development and marketing for automotive cybersecurity, says the concept of automotive cybersecurity…


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