Texas Passes Grid Protection Bills to Enhance Cybersecurity

May 23, 2019

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Texas passed two grid protection bills -- Senate Bill 475 and Senate Bill 936 -- to boost cybersecurity monitoring and best practices.  View Full Coverage

(ISC)²'s Cybersecurity Certifications are Now Recognized by the IAF

May 22, 2019

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(ISC)² announces that all nine of its cybersecurity certifications are now recognized by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF). View Full Coverage

Don’t Overlook LinkedIn as a Corporate Security Risk

May 22, 2019

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Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, as well as specialized social networks and encrypted messaging apps have come under attack for facilitating violent extremism and serving as violent ideology laboratories View Full Coverage

Cybercriminals Score Billions in Cryptocurrency Thefts

May 21, 2019

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Is anyone surprised to learn that in just the first quarter of 2019 more than $1.2 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen? Probably not. This story follows the old line from bank robber Willie Sutton who is credited with saying that he robbed banks "because that's where the money is." So not much has changed. Cryptocurrencies are not exactly money, though, even if they do have a market value. View Full Coverage

The 2019 Riskiest States Report -- Where Does Your State Rank?

May 19, 2019

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Mississippi, Louisiana, California, Alaska, and Connecticut are the riskiest states in the U.S.A. based on consumer preparedness for cyber-attacks. View Full Coverage

Top Cybersecurity Challenges in the Healthcare Industry

May 17, 2019

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Ninety-two percent of healthcare organizations are confident in their ability to respond to cyber attacks, compared to 82 percent two years ago.  View Full Coverage

Most CEOs and Business Leaders Trust Artificial Intelligence

May 17, 2019

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Eight-five percent of US CEOs and business leaders are Artificial Intelligence (AI) optimists, according to a report by EY.  View Full Coverage

Cross-Border Cybersecurity Attack Simulation in Europe Next Week

May 17, 2019

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A major European, cross-border cybersecurity attack will be simulated on the financial sector next month, according to a news report.  View Full Coverage

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping the Workforce

May 17, 2019

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Shoppers soon might see a lot more robots in Walmart stores -- but not toy robots or even human assistant gadgets that are available for purchase. Walmart's new robots will be taking over repeatable, predictable and manual tasks that up to now have been carried out by human employees. At Walmart stores, robots will scan shelf inventory and track boxes as part of its inventory management. View Full Coverage

Baltimore Creates Cybersecurity Review Panel

May 17, 2019

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Baltimore has created a Committee on Cybersecurity and Emergency Preparedness, as City Hall struggles to recover from a hack that crippled the government’s email and other computer systems. View Full Coverage

Surveyors are Mostly Confident in Their Enterprise's Cybersecurity Practices

May 16, 2019

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Nearly a quarter of surveyors have been affected by a cyber threat in the past 12 months and more than 10 percent have been affected more than once, according to the 2018 Data Health Check report. View Full Coverage

New Performance Benchmark Ranks Companies' Cybersecurity

May 15, 2019

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Cyber Governance Indexes, a performance benchmarks software, provides market-based proof that companies with good cyber governance outperform peers in shareholder value terms – and vice versa. View Full Coverage

Software Bug Gives Spyware Free Rein With a Single WhatsApp Call

May 15, 2019

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Many users of Facebook's WhatsApp messaging software are scrambling to patch the program in response to news of a flaw that allowed spyware to be installed on mobile phones running Android and iOS. "This new type of attack is deeply worrying and shows how even the most trusted mobile apps and platforms can be vulnerable," said Mike Campin, vice president of engineering at Wandera. View Full Coverage

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