#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Alex Pickering, BBC Studios’ Content Security Chief Named as New Chair by CDSA Board of Directors

The global entertainment industry’s advocate for content security, content protection and information security, the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), has named BBC Studios’ Content Security Director, Alex Pickering as its new Chairman. Pickering will direct the strategy for the Association’s mission of providing global community engagement around content protection solutions and…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Fears of Russian interference hit U.K. election as Reddit bans accounts after U.S. trade talks leak

LONDON — Fears of Russian interference reared their head in the U.K. election this weekend after social media platform Reddit said it believed confidential British government documents were posted to the site as “part of a campaign that has been reported as originating from Russia.” Reddit launched an investigation after…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Of Note: 6 December 2019

The Vanderbilt University Latin American Public Opinion Project lab for international survey research has received a $10 million federal grant. The five-year U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) grant will support LAPOP AmericasBarometer survey and related activities, according to a release. The grant is the third received from USAID, which…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Top U.S. Cybersecurity Officials to Depart as Election Season Enters Full Swing

WASHINGTON—Two top government officials with broad cybersecurity and election-integrity portfolios have announced they are stepping down this month, a loss of expertise in a critical area less than a year before the 2020 presidential election. Amy Hess, the executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch of…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | CDSA Board Names BBC Studios’ Content Security Chief as New Chair

Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the global entertainment industry’s advocate for content security, content protection and information security, has named Alex Pickering, content security director for BBC Studios, as its new chairman. Pickering will direct the strategy for CDSA’s mission of providing global community engagement around content protection solutions…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Digital Privacy vs. Cybersecurity: The Confusing Complexity of Information Security in 2020

Technological growth and its breakthrough advances, along with their advantages, also have disadvantages, which are obvious examples of communication equipment. In fact, today, the Internet, telephones, cell phones and other communication devices can be described as a double-edged sword used to facilitate communications on the one hand and to spy…

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