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  • German spy agency must be more transparent with press, rules court 18 Sep 2019 11:13 DW.DE For years, Germany's foreign intelligence agency (BND) has invited a select number of journalists for background briefing sessions — but those previously exclusive meetings are now set to change. Germany's Federal Administrative Court ruled on …
  • Albanian gangs take up cryptocurrencies: 'We need a new approach' say police 18 Sep 2019 11:01 PC Magazine Notorious Albanian gangs in the UK have a new trick up their sleeves. They are using cryptocurrencies for money-laundering operations, and it's making life hard for the police. Albanian gangs have been heavily implicated in the UK's cocaine market, …
  • Global Homeland Security And Public Safety Market From To 2022 Focus On Europe. 18 Sep 2019 10:52 MarketWatch.com Sep 18, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- Despite the austerity measures, European governments' budget agencies planners increased Homeland Security (HLS) & Public Safety (PS) funding in order to mitigate threats posed by the recent terror attacks, illegal …
  • European Homeland Security And Public Safety Market Technologies From 2016-2022. 18 Sep 2019 10:52 MarketWatch.com Sep 18, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- In light of the alarming ISIS-inspired terror threats and the migration crisis, it is clear that present European security infrastructure cannot meet the challenge. A major overhaul of Western Europe's internal …
  • US Air Force hosts hackathon for satellites 18 Sep 2019 10:51 International Business Times Watch: Department Of Defense showcases 'Angel of Death' war machine with firing display Department of Defense The US government generally doesn't interact much with hackers. However, if recent history is to be taken into account, it needs to …
  • Cybersecurity: New hacking group targets IT companies in first stage of supply chain attacks 18 Sep 2019 10:49 PC Magazine A hacking operation is targeting IT providers with malware in what's thought to be the opening stage of supply chain attacks with the ultimate goal of compromising customer organisations. Dubbed Tortoiseshell, the hacking group uses a combination of …
  • Why France and Germany fear Facebook’s cryptocurrency – and plan to block it 18 Sep 2019 10:38 Computerworld Facebook's plans to launch its own Libra cryptocurrency next year is getting resistance from France and Germany who have promised to block it and plan to create their own national cryptocurrencies. Last week, the two nations said Libra could threaten …
  • 6 questions candidates should ask at every security job interview 18 Sep 2019 10:32 csoonline.com "Off with their heads!" the Red Queen cried in Alice in Wonderland, but you could be forgiven for thinking that's how some enterprises treat security folk after a data breach. Risk management reduces risk but does not eliminate it. Smart …
  • Standard Chartered wins best consumer digital bank award in Tanzania 18 Sep 2019 10:32 The Citizen By The Citizen ReporterDar es Salaam. Standard Chartered Tanzania has been named the Best Consumer digital bank in Tanzania, in 2019 by the financial journal, Global Finance. In addition to the award, the Bank has also been recognised for its information …
  • Acronis Collects $147 Investment from Goldman Sachs 18 Sep 2019 10:30 ChannelPro-SMB Acronis has announced a $147 investment round led by global financial services giant Goldman Sachs. The new funding turns Acronis into the latest vendor on the managed services landscape valued above $1 billion. Best known for its BDR solutions, Acronis is …
  • iPhone 11: To Upgrade or Not, That's the Question 18 Sep 2019 10:14 Tech News World By John P. Mello Jr. Sep 18, 2019 2:41 AM PT Early reviews on the new iPhone models are appearing, and for owners of older versions of Apple's flagship mobile, an upgrade may be in order. Reviewers had plenty of praise for Apple's more expensive …
  • Reply’s Study Shows Enormous Potential for Quantum Computing as It Leaps to Market Maturity 18 Sep 2019 10:08 Odessa American TURIN, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2019-- Reply’s study, conducted with the trend platform SONAR, shows the level of maturity of quantum computing. The objective of the study was to verify how much computing power, enabled by the use of quantum …
  • The PwC Russia Accelerator is Looking for Technical Startups 18 Sep 2019 10:07 Russia Info Center The PwC Russia Accelerator created by the “PwC” network of audit and consulting companies and the YellowRockets.vc  Foundation is launching the second set, according to Rubase. The program is designed for technical startups with global ambitions.       The …
  • New ransomware strain uses ‘overkill’ encryption to lock down your PC 18 Sep 2019 09:52 PC Magazine A new form of ransomware that has been spotted in the wild uses what researchers call "overkill" levels of encryption to hijack infected systems.  This week, FortiGuard Labs said the new variant, known as Nemty, was recently shared as a sample by …
  • Clinton derides Trump, McConnell 18 Sep 2019 09:42 NWA Online Hillary Rodham Clinton accused President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., of "abdicating their responsibility" on election security during a speech Tuesday in which she also took aim at Trump for his repeated claims …

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