A.I. 'bias' could create disastrous results, experts are working out how to fight it

December 14, 2018

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Science fiction has long predicted that artificial intelligence could one day take over the world and turn on humans, but experts warn there's a far more immediate risk, the so-called "biased AI." View Full Coverage

Senators Introduce Legislation to Protect Electric Grid from Cyber Attack

December 14, 2018

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U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced two pieces of legislation to protect the country’s energy grid from cyber-attacks. View Full Coverage

One in Four Americans Have Experienced Cybercrime

December 14, 2018

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A Gallup poll says that Americans are more likely to say a household member has had their personal, credit card or financial information stolen by computer hackers, than report being victimized by any of eight other forms of criminal activity. View Full Coverage

Canada grants bail for arrested Huawei CFO who faces US extradition

December 14, 2018

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Meng must surrender her passports, wear a GPS tracking device, and be accompanied by security detail whenever she leaves her residence. View Full Coverage

Study Shows How Burglars Could Hack Smart Sprinkler to Disable Alarm

December 13, 2018

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A new study by computer scientists at William & Mary shows how burglars could potentially break into houses through smart home devices. View Full Coverage

BlackBerry Makes Autonomous Vehicle Play

December 13, 2018

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BlackBerry this week introduced its new Security Credential Management System. SCMS -- a free service for the public and private sectors -- could encourage efforts to develop autonomous and connected vehicle pilot programs. BlackBerry undertook development of this technology to provide the critical infrastructure for vehicles and traffic lights to exchange information securely. View Full Coverage

Marriott hack could be a surprising piece of ammunition in Trump's trade talks with China

December 13, 2018

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The Obama administration struck a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2015, agreeing that neither country would steal personal information of the other's citizens.  View Full Coverage

Some freelance hackers get paid $500,000 a year to test defenses of companies like Tesla

December 13, 2018

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A once niche side job is now becoming a lucrative full-time job opportunity as companies look to fill numerous empty cybersecurity positions.  View Full Coverage

Hackers hit global government and defense firms with cyberspying campaign, McAfee says 

December 12, 2018

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Hackers infiltrated dozens of companies around the world with advanced malicious software that extracted information from their systems, according to McAfee. View Full Coverage

Here's what's going on with the Marriott hack, Huawei and the DOJ — and it's all related to China and trade

December 12, 2018

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Three seemingly unrelated news stories are getting lumped together under Trump's ongoing trade negotiations with China. What happens next with any of them could have significant implications for that deal, markets or both.  View Full Coverage

'The rules of engagement have broken' in cyberspace, says CEO of cybersecurity giant FireEye

December 12, 2018

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Jim Cramer sits down with FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia to discuss how the global rules of engagement in cyberspace have eroded in recent years. View Full Coverage

FireEye CEO: 'The rules of engagement have broken' in cyberspace   

December 12, 2018

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Jim Cramer sits down with FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia to discuss how the global rules of engagement in cyberspace have eroded in recent years. View Full Coverage

'The rules of engagement have broken' in cyberspace, says CEO of cybersecurity giant FireEye   

December 12, 2018

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Jim Cramer sits down with FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia to discuss how the global rules of engagement in cyberspace have eroded in recent years. View Full Coverage

Cramer Remix: To ignore this trend is to miss a huge opportunity

December 12, 2018

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Jim Cramer dials into digital media's role in attracting customers and the future of Facebook. View Full Coverage

Marriott cyberattack traced to Chinese intelligence-gathering effort: NYT

December 12, 2018

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A cyberattack on the Marriott hotel chain was part of a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. View Full Coverage

Holiday ID Fraud Report Shows 2018 Fraud Reaches 5 Year High

December 12, 2018

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New data from Jumio reveals that online ID fraud attempts on government-issued IDs increased 22 percent worldwide during the 2018 Black Friday to Cyber Monday period compared to the non-holiday full-year average. View Full Coverage

2FA or Not 2FA

December 12, 2018

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Despite gradual industry acceptance of two-factor authentication (2FA), many consumer websites still don’t provide a full set of 2FA options—including easily accessible and clear-cut information for users—according to a recent study. View Full Coverage

How to Protect Your Access Control System Against Cybercrime

December 11, 2018

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Criminal cyber activity evolves at an incredible pace. Today’s cybercriminals are constantly on the lookout for security gaps that will give them access to your facilities or a wide range of important, private and sensitive information. In our increasingly interconnected world, the potential avenues of exploitation seem greater than ever. View Full Coverage

US has a 'concerted strategy' to push allies to reject Huawei's 5G equipment: Eurasia Group

December 11, 2018

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The United States is pushing its allies to shut out Chinese tech giant Huawei for 5G networks on national security worries, a Eurasia Group expert says. View Full Coverage

Supermicro says outside investigator found no evidence of Chinese spy chips, disputing Businessweek

December 11, 2018

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Supermicro CEO Charles Liang said a third-party firm has evaluated and cleared the company's motherboards. The company's stock tumbled after a Businessweek article published Oct. 4 stated the company had allowed the Chinese government to plant microchips that could be used for spying onto motherboards bound for American tech companies Apple and Amazon. View Full Coverage

Google will face 'direct threat' if Congress favors consumers on privacy, says cybersecurity expert

December 11, 2018

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"That is going to be in this industry's greatest interest because the U.S. policy environment still has the most influence on other policy environments around the whole world," he said. View Full Coverage

Goldman's top cybersecurity official says he spends too much time talking to regulators

December 11, 2018

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Too many different local, state, national and international cybersecurity regulations are hampering corporations' ability to deal with cyberattacks, said Goldman Sachs' chief information security officer Tuesday.  View Full Coverage

Cybersecurity, trade tensions rank as top threats to markets in 2019, survey finds

December 11, 2018

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The agency tasked with clearing and settlement for the financial markets is warning that "pockets of weakness" are starting to emerge across the financial system. View Full Coverage

Shipping Groups Release Updated Cybersecurity Guidelines

December 10, 2018

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A group of the world’s largest international shipping associations have published an update to their cybersecurity guidelines. View Full Coverage

The EWF Announces the 2018 Women of Influence Award Recipients and Corporate Award

December 08, 2018

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The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy (EWF) announced the 2018 Women of Influence Award Recipients and EWF Corporate Award. View Full Coverage

The Signal in the Noise: How Security Teams Can Capture Actionable Threat Insights

December 06, 2018

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With the barrage of information coming into a system, separating the noise from the genuine threats can be a difficult process. This is where AI can come in, to help you separate the real risks to your business from normal network noise. View Full Coverage

Human Error, We Meet Again

December 06, 2018

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For all the hundreds of firewall rules and network protocols that your security staff may put in place to better safeguard your network, sometimes there’s simply no accounting for the most unpredictable variable of them all: human behavior. Whether it be through social engineering techniques, bad actors within your own organization, or simple human error, hackers around the world are trained on how to take advantage of a company’s employees and staff in order to gain access to a protected network. View Full Coverage

Quora Looks for Answers in Wake of Massive Data Breach

December 05, 2018

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The personal data of some 100 million people who have used Quora, a popular question and answer website, has been compromised, the company disclosed. "We recently discovered that some user data was compromised as a result of unauthorized access to one of our systems by a malicious third party," wrote Quora CEO Adam D'Angelo in an online post. "We are working rapidly to investigate the situation." View Full Coverage

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