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WannaCry ransomware was the biggest challenge of the year, says cybersecurity centre

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The WannaCry ransomware attack was the biggest test of the year for the UK’s new cybersecurity body. The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) annual review marks a year since it started work, although it was officially opened in February. In those 12 months, the NCSC says 1,131 cyber incidents have…

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Democrats’ Biggest Cybersecurity Upgrade Is Their New Tech Chief

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Democratic National Committee is upping its cybersecurity efforts — and it’s getting some help from a former Silicon Valley exec. Back in June, the committee hired Raffi Krikorian — a former top engineer at Uber and Twitter — as chief technology officer. Since his hire, Krikorian has instituted better…

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Is the state the biggest cyber criminal of all?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The internet is the first thing humanity has built that humanity doesn’t understand Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing areas of criminal activity in the world and policing it is no longer considered exclusive to law enforcement. INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock in January 2016 stated “[…] cyber…

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Hackers steal information on 400,000 customers of Italy’s biggest bank

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Italy’s largest lender, UniCredit, has blamed an unnamed “third-party provider” for two security breaches where hackers have managed to steal information related to the personal loans of some 400,000 customers. UniCredit explained in a statement that the two breaches occurred between September-October of 2016 and June-July of this year. In…

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The biggest cybersecurity threat facing federal agencies is legacy IT

The biggest cybersecurity threat facing federal agencies is legacy ITSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Improving our cyber posture is among the top priorities for the Trump administration. However, there are still many questions raised as to how they hope to achieve this goal. As we have seen over the past several years, high-profile hacks are practically the norm. Starting with […]

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Child Abuse Is The Biggest Issue Affecting Young People In Crisis

Kids Helpline (KHL) duty of care interventions for children and young people in crisis situations have jumped more than 150 percent over four years, with child abuse overtaking suicide attempts as the number one cause for action for the second year running.

Of 1,907 emergency duty of care interventions launched during 2016 for children and young people who were deemed to be at immediate risk of harming themselves or others, 38 percent were due to abuse according to the 2016 Kids Helpline Insights Report released on April 5. A further 34 percent were caused by suicide attempts and 28 percent caused by other issues

The report also showed that, of the 181,165 contact calls made in 2016 to the KHL, 66,963 were by children and young people seeking access to counselling services.

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Your Cyber Security Tools Might Be Your Biggest Threat

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Your Cyber Security Tools Might Be Your Biggest Threat

The Need for Security Tool Integration and Consolidation
Organizations of all sizes face serious security threats
There are more cyber security threats facing US organizations than ever before. These threats come from sophisticated hacker rings, nation-state sponsored attacks, and terrorist

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Survey findings: Biggest cyber security risk for businesses?

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Survey findings: Biggest cyber security risk for businesses?

Despite high-profile breaches, constant education campaigns and the obvious risks of data loss, the Gemalto Data Security vs Human Behaviour Survey revealed some surprising results. “People across Asia Pacific look for the quickest and easiest way to do things online, even if it puts systems at risk,” says Graeme Pyper, Regional Director ANZ at Gemalto. […]

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Banking’s biggest risk? SEC head says it’s cybersecurity

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

By Alexandra Lating, Product Marketing Manager Cybersecurity has become the crucial challenge for the world’s financial system. That opinion comes from none other than the chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Speaking at a financial regulation summit sponsored by Reuters, SEC Chair Mary Jo White said major exchanges have failed to align their cybersecurity […]

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The 3 biggest cybersecurity risks posed in the 2016 presidential election

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Here’s a question for you: What do the four recent cyber attacks from the hacker group Anonymous have in common? Attack 1: On March 4, 2016, a group inside of […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

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