National Cyber Security News Center

Bureau of #Meteorology finds new #CISO

After going public in May in its search for a replacement. The Bureau of Meteorology has a new chief information security officer following the departure of Suthagar Seevaratnam to Australian National University (ANU) in September last year. The new permanent CISO is Mary Kelaher, who was most recently digital security…

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The #Cybersecurity 202: Even conservative #Democrats are savaging #GOP over election security

A group of centrist House Democrats that usually aims for bipartisanship is coming out swinging against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and other Republicans for blocking election security legislation. Members of the Democrats’ Blue Dog Coalition, which includes the conservative wing of the party, charged Republican senators with endangering the…

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Kaspersky launches new service to empower internal teams during #cyber-attacks

Kaspersky launched a new service, Kaspersky Incident Communications, to help communications and IT professionals develop effective strategies when a security breach occurs. Founded on the company’s extensive expertise in security research and crisis communications, this new offering includes training sessions and tailored workshops for information security leaders and corporate communications…

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Petulance is no substitute for politics

A century ago, Oswald Spengler published The Decline of the West. In it, Spengler predicted that around the year 2000, Western civilization would enter a “pre-death emergency.” A question: Are Brexit in the United Kingdom and a partial government shutdown in the United States precursors of this “pre-death emergency?” Or are these…

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