Category: Networking Security

Attacks & Breaches, Networking Security, Security

COVID-19 could hamper national security, new data shows

April 1, 2020

Via: FCW

Could the coronavirus pandemic seriously diminish military readiness? That’s been a key question from personnel and reporters to Defense Department leadership in the past several weeks. But a new map suggests COVID-19 could significantly alter DOD’s readiness — particularly for […]

Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

AI is changing everything about cybersecurity, for better and for worse. Here’s what you need to know

March 2, 2020

Via: ZDnet

2020 has started as 2019 ended, with new cyberattacks, hacking incidents and data breaches coming to light almost every day. Cyber criminals pose a threat to all manner of organisations and businesses, and the customers and consumers who use them. […]

Networking Security, Security

Why fixing security vulnerabilities in medical devices, IoT is so hard

February 19, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

When your family opened up that brand-new computer when you were a kid, you didn’t think of all of the third-party work that made typing in that first BASIC program possible. There once was a time when we didn’t have […]

Networking Security, Security

Privacy Experts Skeptical of Proposed Data Protection Agency

February 13, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A new federal bureaucracy, the Data Protection Agency (DPA), has been proposed to completely revamp how the U.S. government regulates data collection and misuse by big tech companies. However, while privacy experts call the agency a “good first step,” they […]

Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

Presidential campaigns taking email security more seriously–not so much at the local level

February 10, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The 2020 election season got off to what could be a record-setting rocky start with delays in the reporting of the Iowa caucus results due to a poorly developed app. The failure of the mobile IowaReporterApp developed for the Democratic […]

Attacks & Breaches, Networking Security, Security

Why hacking must be addressed in digital privacy policymaking

February 7, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Digital privacy is one side of a two-sided policy coin. Virtually all attention to date has been focused on developing legal and regulatory remedies to address this pervasive public concern. But in doing so, they have devoted little attention to […]

Networking Security, Security

Rogue IoT devices are putting your network at risk from hackers

February 3, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Employees are bringing their own Internet of Things connected devices to the workplace and could be putting organisations at risk from cyber attacks because enterprise security teams aren’t always aware that these devices are connected to the network. People are […]

Attacks & Breaches, Networking Security, Security

Securing elections starts with securing voter registration

January 30, 2020

Via: StateScoop

It’s Nov. 3, Election Day: You go to the polls at the school where you’ve cast your ballots for the last 15 years, only to be told you are no longer on the voter registration list. And according to your […]

Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

How Government Gets it Right on Privacy

January 27, 2020

Via: Government Executive

The American public rightfully expects government and businesses alike to be responsible stewards of information. Emerging trends to use more data for enhancing decisions face reasonable tensions with what is ethical, practical, and necessary in modern society. This is why […]

Attacks & Breaches, Networking Security, Security

US elections remain vulnerable to attacks, despite security improvements

January 21, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Days away from the Iowa caucuses, and less than 11 months from the general election, voting and election security continues to be a challenge for the U.S political system. Threats to a secure election appear to loom as large today […]