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Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

Using AI to secure the global supply chain

February 8, 2019

Via: ZDnet

According to leading supply chain analyst Louis Columbus, the biggest challenge facing the high tech industry in 2019 will be securing their supply chains. The challenge is that, as supply chains grow more complex, manufacturers may not be able to […]


Operations Security, Security

State’s voting machines pose ‘clear and present danger,’ warns Pennsylvania election security commission

January 30, 2019

Via: StateScoop

A 21-member panel of elected officials, former U.S. Justice Department officers and nonprofit leaders convened last year by a University of Pittsburgh research institute to review Pennsylvania’s election systems released its final report Tuesday, recommending the state move as quickly […]


Operations Security, Security

Facebook Unveils New Plan for Fighting Election Fraud in 2019

January 28, 2019

Via: Fortune

Facebook’s problems with election fraud have come to a head. And now, the company is promising a new plan for 2019. In a statement on Monday, Facebook said that it’s planning to expand its efforts at curbing election interference in […]


Operations Security, Security

Windows 7 migration warning: Plan now to avoid security worries later

January 25, 2019

Via: ZDnet

The clock is ticking for Windows 7, which goes out of support in January next year. That means no more features or security updates unless you pay Microsoft for additional support. There are still hundreds of millions of PCs still […]


Operations Security, Security, Software, Tech

Two more Windows zero-days get temporary patches

January 22, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Temporary patches are now available for all the three Windows zero-days that have been disclosed in the past month. A first temporary patch was released last week, and two others followed this week. The patches have been made available by […]


Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

New York’s ‘Crypto Task Force’ seeks to balance economic development with public security

January 9, 2019

Via: StateScoop

While cryptocurrency and blockchain have been Krazy-glued into the financial and technology industries for several years, many state governments are still figuring out how to regulate those technologies, and incorporate them into their own functions. Last week, New York Gov. […]


Operations Security, Security

NYC Cyber Command may win a permanent spot in city government

December 12, 2018

Via: StateScoop

A New York City Council member plans to introduce legislation that would make the city’s relatively new cybersecurity bureau a permanent part of the municipal government. Ritchie Torres, who represents part of the Bronx, said Monday he wants to create […]


Operations Security, Security

The US Postal Service exposed data of 60 million users

November 26, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

A broken US Postal Service API exposed from over 60 million users and allowed a researcher to pull millions of rows of data by sending wildcard requests to the server. The resulting security hole has been patched after repeated requests […]


Operations Security, Security

Microsoft: Crash-causing Outlook 2010 security patches are now fixed

November 23, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released a new update for Outlook 2010 that should plug its critical security flaws without causing crashes. Microsoft earlier this week warned that the 64-bit version of the security update KB 4461529 from its November Patch Tuesday was […]


Operations Security, Security

With elections over, CISA focus shifts to risk management center

November 19, 2018

Via: FCW

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen signaled that her newly minted cybersecurity agency would shift its focus to a number of longer term initiatives, such as mapping out national critical functions across different critical infrastructure sectors and changing culture and […]