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  • Cybercrime is ‘bigger than global drug trade’ 18 Aug 2017 10:32 Irish Examiner Cybercrime is now more lucrative than the drugs trade and Irish companies must treat it as an ongoing concern, an IT security expert has warned. Boss of Dublin-based IT security firm Ward Solutions, Pat Larkin said failure to take cybersecurity breaches …
  • The Latest: At least 13 Germans hurt in Barcelona attacks 18 Aug 2017 09:57 WFED BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Germany’s Foreign Ministry says that there were multiple German citizens among the injured in the attacks in Spain. German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer …
  • Banks exposed to more security risks 18 Aug 2017 09:44 Vietnam Net The shift to digital banking has helped banks to provide modern and convenient services to customers, but this has also exposed them to many security risks, experts said at a conference in Hanoi on Wednesday. The conference was jointly organised by the …
  • Abioye: Financial Institutions Should Adopt Local Software 18 Aug 2017 09:30 This Day The Chief Executive Officer of FinTrak, a global financial technology company, Mr. Bimbo Abioye, spoke to journalists on the need for Nigerian financial institutions to adopt homegrown software solutions. Emma Okonji presents the excerpts: As an …
  • Election officials: 'We are going to need more assistance' 18 Aug 2017 09:29 Federal Computer Week Cybersecurity Election officials: 'We are going to need more assistance' By Sara Friedman Aug 16, 2017   A hacked voting machine on display at the recent DEFCON hacker conference in Las Vegas. (Photo credit: Bing Wen / Shutterstock.com) The …
  • BlackBerry faces competition in APAC, but can tap existing customer base 18 Aug 2017 09:25 PC Magazine BlackBerry's repositioning as a software and security vendor faces competition in Asia-Pacific from pure-play market players, but it can tap certain markets in the region where it has strong customer base. CEO John Chen last year said BlackBerry would …
  • Is Facebook more secure than your bank? 18 Aug 2017 08:55 ITWeb The answer is 'yes'. And it's driving the rise of the CISO. Gary de Menezes, Country General Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa, Micro Focus. Has anyone else noticed that when you log into Facebook from a different device or location, it asks for an …
  • Game of Thrones Season 7 torrent streams - arrests made over illegal leaks 18 Aug 2017 08:15 Daily Star HBO Game of Thrones Season 7 torrent streams - four ARRESTED over illegal leaks Game of Thrones has already made a reputation for itself as one of the most illegally-downloaded TV shows of all time thanks to leaks, torrents and illegal streams. HBO has …
  • Ignite provides Sophos cybersecurity products through its portal 18 Aug 2017 08:10 Digital Media Europe South African internet and communication technology services provider Ignite has partnered with Sophos to offer next-generation cyber threat protection to South African small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The complete Sophos security portfolio can …
  • AI-Defined Infrastructure | @CloudExpo #AI #DX #IoT #ArtificialIntelligence 18 Aug 2017 07:43 Cloud Computing Journal By Rene Buest Article Rating: August 18, 2017 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 734 In 2016, artificial intelligence (AI) reached its climax. Research and advisory firm Tractica predicted that the annual worldwide AI revenue will grow from $643.7 million in 2016 to $38 …
  • Kaspersky Kerfuffle: Can Foreign Contractors Protect America's Data? 18 Aug 2017 07:38 The American Thinker With controversy over Russia swirling around Washington, our lawmakers have suddenly gotten wise to the fact that the Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs has spent two decades securing important contracts with U.S. government agencies. After …
  • 5 Reasons Cyber Security Is Failing and What P/C Insurers Can Do About It 18 Aug 2017 06:53 Insurancejournal.com Businesses are spending a small fortune on cyber security but what they are doing is not working very well, according to a cyber security expert who sees the insurance industry as a key to improving the situation. “We have a lot of money going into trying …
  • Australia's HPOS Medicare review opened for public consultation 18 Aug 2017 06:24 PC Magazine The Australian government has opened its review into the Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) system, releasing a discussion paper on Friday for public consultation. The review, announced last month, is expected to consider the balance between …
  • Carl Wright Joins AttackIQ 18 Aug 2017 06:05 San Diego Business Journal Carl Wright AttackIQ has named Carl Wright as chief revenue officer. The San Diego-based cybersecurity software maker announced the move on Aug. 17. Wright is former chief information security officer for the U.S. Marine Corps and has led sales teams at …
  • Bank of America insider trading highlights how critical enterprise data security is 18 Aug 2017 05:35 SiliconANGLE In a case that highlights the importance of enterprise data security, an information technology worker has been arrested over allegations that he stole confidential insider information from Bank of America Merrill Lynch which he then shared with others to …

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