#Cyber #Supply #Chain #Task #Force to #Meet Soon

The task force will be managed by Homeland Security Department’s new long-range cyber planning organization. A task force focused on reducing cybersecurity risks in the nation’s technology and communications supply chain will meet for the first time in the next few weeks, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday. Homeland Security…

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#Washington #D.C. police #CCTV #hacker pleads guilty

Last February, I reported on a cyberattack involving ransomware and CCTV cameras that were connected to the D.C. Metro Police. The attack was revealed to have taken place days before the inauguration of President Donald Trump and left roughly two-thirds of the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) CCTV cameras in disarray….

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October is #National #Cybersecurity #Awareness Month

Malware. Ransomware. Data breaches and hack attacks. These may have all been foreign terms just a year ago, but not anymore. Consumers are much more aware of digital threats, thanks in large part to that massive attack on the credit reporting bureau Equifax. Millions of Americans had their data compromised…

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#Kane #clerk candidates differ over #election #hacking #threat

Public concern about election hacking warrants upgraded security to restore confidence in ballot integrity, according to the Democratic challenger for Kane County Clerk. While the incumbent Republican isn’t opposed to security enhancements, he believes the hacking threat is overblown. “There are security measures in place to make sure we have…

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Gemalto Wins 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Best Multi-Factor Authentication Solution

AMSTERDAM – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that it has been named a winner in the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Gemalto’s SafeNet Authentication Service was voted best Multi-Factor Authentication Service by the 300,000 member LinkedIn Information Security Community. SafeNet Authentication Service is the leading cloud-based multi-factor authentication…

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