Gov. Cuomo to credit bureaus: follow state cybersecurity laws or leave

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing new regulations to protect the personal information of New Yorkers, by requiring credit reporting agencies to register with the state and comply with New York’s nation-leading cybersecurity standard. The Governor’s announcement comes after Equifax announced last week the company had been targeted by computer hackers,…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Cyber Security Is Everyone’s Responsibility

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

In organisations both big and small, the important job of securing data and cyber systems is often left up to the IT department. However, in today’s environment, everyone has a responsibility to implement best practice in cyber security, from the lowest level employee to top-level directors and other senior members…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Self-driving car bill leaves cybersecurity rules open to interpretation

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill designed to clarify the federal government’s role in overseeing the development and release of self-driving cars. As the Senate reviews the bill, known as the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution (Self-Drive) Act, security experts…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Cyber security sector gets S$16m boost in grants

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

More than S$16 million will be invested into new cyber security projects with the potential to be commercialised or to develop capabilities to meet Singapore’s cyber security needs, said the National Research Foundation (NRF) yesterday. Under the National Cybersecurity Research and Development Programme grant call, S$15.6 million will be given…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Toward Cybersecurity Without Trade Protectionism

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Information and communications technology (ICT) products are to the modern economy what iron and coal were to the industrial revolution: building blocks essential to innovation and progress. But with this productivity-enhancing, living standards-boosting technology comes parallel potential for nefarious goals. Protecting critical economic and national security infrastructure from cyber-malfeasance is…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Cybersecurity and technology transfer seen as top priorities for NIST director nominee

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

President Donald Trump has nominated Walter Copan, an expert in technology transfer, to be the director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which supports physical sciences research and operates labs in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Boulder, Colorado. The 63-year-old Copan is a Ph.D. chemist and president and CEO…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

A Better Way to Teach Cybersecurity to Workers

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Companies are starting to take a new approach to getting employees to be more vigilant about cybersecurity. Instead of punishing employees when they make mistakes, they’re rewarding them when they do something good. The problem, security experts say, is that the usual security training is a big turnoff for employees….


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Cisco turns to the education sector for cyber security experts

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

What does Cisco’s new partnership have to offer for Welsh students? Cisco has announced it will be collaborating with the University of South Wales to develop Cyber Security Talent alongside the Welsh Government. Partnering with the National Cyber Security Academy (NCSA) the total four bodies will join together to create…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

How Organizations Can Bridge the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

How serious is the cybersecurity skills gap? The cybersecurity unemployment rate is zero, with over 1 million jobs currently unfilled, a number that is expected to climb to 3.5 million by 2021. One in four respondents to a survey by ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) reported that it takes their companies…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Are you paying enough attention to cyber security?

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Poor cyber security may harm your company’s reputation, lose you customers and result in huge fines. The sheer volume of cyber attacks is dramatically increasing. According to recent figures, 46pc of companies suffered a cyber attack or breach on their computer systems last year. In 2015, this figure was just…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

‘Cybersecurity’ term might be scaring off young talent

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

While 18- to 26-year-olds are showing interest in cybersecurity, there’s a disconnect in the language around the field, skills and opportunities. BOSTON — When the National Cyber Security Alliance asked 18- to 26-year-olds what skills they are looking for in a career, researchers uncovered a list that would, if framed…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

McAfee boosts cyber security software suite with a beefed-up anti-malware engine to tackle hack attacks

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Cyber security firm McAfee has given its core suite of anti-virus and security software an overhaul to bolster the protection it can provide against currnet and future hack attacks. McAfee AntiVirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe have all had an upgrade, giving them access to…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Juncker announces massive cyber security overhaul

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

The European Commission will add funds and new powers for the EU cyber security agency and introduce a range of measures to limit threats from hackers, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced in his annual state of the union speech on Wednesday (13 September). Cyber security attacks can be “more dangerous…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

How Emerging Blockchain Technology Will Revolutionize Cybersecurity

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Emerging blockchain technology is helping revolutionize cybersecurity. Further, blockchain technology start-ups will help secure data in private messaging, business and within popular user websites and applications. The blockchain is a relatively new technology, which became famous through its first successful implementation – Bitcoin. Thanks to its unique properties, it has…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Energy Dept. to invest up to $50M in infrastructure cybersecurity, resilience

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

The U.S. Energy Department will sink up to $50 million in multiple projects, 20 of them cybersecurity-related, under the umbrella of its National Laboratories to boost the resilience and security of the U.S. critical energy infrastructure. “A resilient, reliable, and secure power grid is essential to the Nation’s security, economy,…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

IT professionals are an underused resource for cyber security

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

It’s widely accepted that there is a shortage of people with cyber security skills, yet a new study shows that companies are failing to give IT professionals — the people implementing and operating security strategies for most organizations — the training and responsibility they need to take on a more…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

China to create national cybersecurity database

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

China said on Wednesday it will create a national data repository for information on cyber attacks and require telecom firms, internet companies and domain name providers to report threats to it. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said companies and telcos as well as government bodies must share…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

EU plans more robust security to shore up cyber defenses

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

Growing cyber crime has spurred proposals to strengthen the European Union’s specially dedicated security agency and set up a fund to help countries who suffer such attacks. An increase in ransomware attacks such as this year’s WannaCry worm that locked up more than 200,000 computers around the world has convinced…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Which Approach To Cybersecurity Is Most Effective?

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

First, there is the approach that encourages you to buy more and more products. For every type of issue you may have, you should buy a new point solution addressing only that particular segment need. Three different firewalls, IPS, sandboxing tools, anti-bot, anti-spam… the list goes on and on. This…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more

Compliance with Initial New York DFS Cybersecurity Rules Now Mandatory

_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

As of August 28, 2017, insurance companies, banks, and other financial services companies regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) must comply with an initial wave of new cybersecurity requirements intended to protect customer data, including maintaining written cybersecurity policies and procedures, designating a Chief Information Security…


_________________________________________________________________________

GET THE FREE NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY APP FOR YOUR PHONE AND TABLET

android-app-on-google-play_svg

. . . . . . . .

read more