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Cybersecurity

Federal Government Gets Serious About Post-Quantum Encryption Protection

June 29, 2022

Via: Nextgov

There is a Chinese proverb that states that the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, while the second best time to plant one is right now. Given the quantum arms race going on between the United […]


Cybersecurity

Pro-Russia threat group Killnet is pummeling Lithuania with DDoS attacks

June 28, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Internet services in Lithuania came under “intense” distributed denial of service attacks on Monday as the pro-Russia threat-actor group Killnet took credit. Killnet said its attacks were in retaliation regarding Lithuania’s recent banning of shipments sanctioned by the European Union […]


Cybersecurity

U.S. data privacy and security solutions emerging at the federal level

June 23, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Although a handful of U.S. states have enacted strict privacy laws, the United States still lacks a comprehensive federal privacy statute, a vacuum that has fueled what many observers argue is a culture of “surveillance capitalism.” The lack of a […]


Cybersecurity

Organizations Battling Phishing Malware, Viruses the Most

June 23, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Enterprise defenders contend with a dizzying variety of threats as attackers regularly evolve their arsenals of attack tools. But a recent survey suggests that in many cases, tried-and-tested attacks remain more prevalent than more sophisticated ones. According to Dark Reading’s […]


Cybersecurity

Health systems want government help fighting off the hackers

June 22, 2022

Via: POLITICO

Cyberattacks on health systems mushroomed during the pandemic — and 2022 could be their worst year yet. From January through June, the Office of Civil Rights tallied 256 hacks and information breaches, up from 149 for the same period a […]


Cybersecurity

Cyber Resilient Storage: An Essential Component of a Corporate Cybersecurity Strategy

June 21, 2022

Via: CIO

Storage can no longer be an afterthought for CIOs. The massive cybersecurity threats that daily beset enterprise organizations have completely recalibrated how enterprise storage needs to be calculated into the corporate overall cybersecurity strategy. Keeping storage separate, as if in […]


Cybersecurity

Costa Rica chaos a warning that ransomware threat remains

June 17, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Teachers unable to get paychecks. Tax and customs systems paralyzed. Health officials unable to access medical records or track the spread of COVID-19. A country’s president declaring war against foreign hackers saying they want to overthrow the government. For two […]


Cybersecurity, IT Policy, Tech

Congressional hearings focus on AI, machine learning challenges in cybersecurity

June 14, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Congressional hearings on artificial intelligence and machine learning in cyberspace quietly took place in the U.S. Senate Armed Forces Committee’s Subcommittee on Cyber in early May 2022. The committee discussed the topic with representatives from Google, Microsoft and the Center […]


Cybersecurity

11 infamous malware attacks: The first and the worst

June 9, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Viruses and other malware spreading for sinister or baffling reasons has been a staple of cyberpunk novels and real-life news stories alike for decades. And in truth, there have been computer viruses on the internet since before it was the […]


Cybersecurity

Dragos launches info portal to fill security gaps in critical infrastructure

June 7, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Critical infrastructure companies strapped for cash to spend on cybersecurity will have a new free resource to tap into starting Tuesday. Dragos, a leader in cybersecurity for industrial control systems, has launched a new portal designed to help industrial asset […]