National Cyber Security News Center

The #Cybersecurity 202: Is #Trump’s get-tough #cyber strategy working? Former officials develop a way to find out

Two former government cyber officials are working on a new way for industry to measure whether the Trump administration’s surge in offensive hacking operations is successfully deterring U.S. cyber adversaries or just egging them on.  Jason Healey, a White House cyber official during the Bush administration, and Neil Jenkins, an Obama…

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To regulate content, India takes an axe to privacy

While all attention was on the social media circus that played out before US Congress throughout the latter part of 2018, another meeting – one of potentially greater significance – took place between the tech giants and members of the Indian government. Held behind closed doors in December, representatives of…

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GREEN #HACKING: OVERCLOCKING PHOTOSYNTHESIS

We think of hacking as bending technology to our will. But some systems are biological,  and we’re also starting to see more hacking in that area. This should excite science fiction fans used to with reading about cultures that work with biological tech, so maybe we’ll get there in the…

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Office targets foreign #hacking

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center this week launched a campaign to alert the public to growing threats posed by hackers from China, Russia and other foreign adversaries. The center, part of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, says private-sector companies need to be vigilant against the growing danger…

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#Gamers Worry about the Future State of #Gaming #Security

McAfee Survey Finds Gamers Take Their Cybersecurity Seriously, However Actions Don’t Map Back to Concerns ADDITIONAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS: Three-quarters of gamers worry about the security of gaming in the future. Fifty-five percent of gamers reuse passwords across accounts for online services. The average gamer has experienced almost five cyberattacks. SANTA…

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IT security-focused predictions for 2019

Consultants Trend Micro predict the biggest upcoming technology trends expected to have an impact on security. A special summary of these predictions have been provided to Digital Journal readers. Under the heading consumer, Trend Micro predict that the growing use of smart home technology will be a target for cybercriminals…

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