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  • IDG Contributor Network: Reconciling information security and shrink-wrap agreements 22 Sep 2018 06:54 csoonline.com There is simply no avoiding it. Every business, regardless of size or type, has entered into “shrink-wrap” or “click-wrap” agreements (i.e., non-negotiable agreements provided with various types of software and cloud services). In most instances, even …
  • Mirai creators helping FBI crack cybercrime cases 22 Sep 2018 06:53 Government Computer News Mirai creators helping FBI crack cybercrime cases By Derek B. Johnson Sep 20, 2018 The three American teenagers who created the Mirai botnet are apparently so good at tracking and identifying criminal activity that the government wants them to continue …
  • Demystifying PaaS: The missing piece to digital transformation 22 Sep 2018 06:53 Government Computer News INDUSTRY INSIGHT Demystifying PaaS: The missing piece to digital transformation By William Sanders Sep 21, 2018 Public-sector IT leaders are familiar with the benefits of infrastructure-as -a -service and software-as-a-service offerings. With IaaS,   …
  • Electric grid protection through low-cost sensors, machine learning 22 Sep 2018 06:53 Government Computer News Electric grid protection through low-cost sensors, machine learning By Patrick Marshall Sep 21, 2018 Because virtually all industries and sectors rely upon electric power, the security of the electric grid often dominates cybersecurity discussions about …
  • Wyden: US Senate, staff targeted by foreign government-backed hackers 22 Sep 2018 06:49 EpochTimes Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter …
  • Military Production, Sports Ministries agree on establishing e-ticket system 22 Sep 2018 06:48 Daily News Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Military Production Mohamed El-Assar said that the ministry with the participation of the Youth and Sports Ministry is considering establishing an updatable digital database of electronic tickets for football fans in the Youth and …
  • Veteran-led cybersecurity startup Protocol 46 raises $1.1M 22 Sep 2018 06:48 Bizjournals
  • ‘I intervened to resolve Salah crisis, coordinated with him to promote Egyptian tourism’: minister of sports 22 Sep 2018 06:48 Daily News Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy, said that they are preparing to lease a number of state sports assets in five governorates, as a preliminary step to launch a partnership with the private sector. Sobhy also spoke about his efforts to …
  • State Hosts 'Schools' To Educate Election Candidates About Cybersecurity 22 Sep 2018 06:37 Indiana Public Media Indiana’s Secretary of State kicked off the first of several informational sessions Thursday in Vigo County that detail ways campaigns can protect themselves from cyberattacks. The educational meetings take place each election cycle for candidates and …
  • AT&T Foundry Dedicates Space for Vertical Industries to Test New Tech Solutions 22 Sep 2018 06:35 WirelessWeek.com The AT&T Foundry in Plano, Texas, is set to welcome some new faces to its innovation lab. The operator has launched a dedicated space where business customers in vertical industries can collaborate on new network-enabled solutions, as they leverage …
  • Turning Our Technology Against Us 22 Sep 2018 06:34 Human Rights Watch Every day we carry our lives on digital devices tucked in our pockets. But public trust in those devices has reached an all-time low thanks to scandals ranging from election interference by Russian hackers to the weaponization of social media by  …
  • Protecting vital NHS systems from cyberattack - Live event 22 Sep 2018 06:27 The Guardian In his first speech as health and social care secretary, Matt Hancock made clear the importance of technology to the NHS. He has pledged almost half a billion pounds to transform health service systems, in an attempt to reduce staff workloads and improve …
  • IDG Contributor Network: Open banking is coming to the U.S.: How secure will it be? 22 Sep 2018 06:23 csoonline.com The open banking trend continues around the world, and most recently, the U.S. has taken another step towards adopting the policy. On July 31, the U.S. Department of Treasury published a detailed, titled A Financial System That Creates Economic …
  • Thoughts on ideal privacy and anonymity 22 Sep 2018 06:18 BetaNews Let's say you would like to leave the most anonymous comment in the world on a social network. What do you need for this? VPN? Tor? SSH tunnel? No, it's enough to go to the Internet café, create a mail address, register on the site and write your …
  • Retail industry continues to struggle with cybersecurity 22 Sep 2018 06:18 BetaNews A new report from risk rating organization SecurityScorecard finds that the retail industry is the second lowest performer in terms of application security. SecurityScorecard continually monitors more than 200,000 businesses across the world and the …

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