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Juncker announces massive cyber security overhaul

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The European Commission will add funds and new powers for the EU cyber security agency and introduce a range of measures to limit threats from hackers, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced in his annual state of the union speech on Wednesday (13 September). Cyber security attacks can be “more dangerous…

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McAfee boosts cyber security software suite with a beefed-up anti-malware engine to tackle hack attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cyber security firm McAfee has given its core suite of anti-virus and security software an overhaul to bolster the protection it can provide against currnet and future hack attacks. McAfee AntiVirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe have all had an upgrade, giving them access to…

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Cyber Security Analyst I Job

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Job Description: The successful candidate must possess the ability to perform information security risk assessments and information compliance activities in accordance with the NIST Risk Management Framework and NIST 800-53 Rev 5 for new projects and legacy infrastructure, databases and applications. The candidate must have the ability to assess the…

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Are you paying enough attention to cyber security?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Poor cyber security may harm your company’s reputation, lose you customers and result in huge fines. The sheer volume of cyber attacks is dramatically increasing. According to recent figures, 46pc of companies suffered a cyber attack or breach on their computer systems last year. In 2015, this figure was just…

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Russian cyber hacker pleads guilty in identity theft case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A Russian cybercriminal identified as a leader of a $50 million identity theft and credit card fraud ring has pleaded guilty in Atlanta to helping to steal millions of debit card numbers and swiftly loot accounts in cities around the world, federal authorities said. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev pleaded guilty Thursday…

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CYBER SECURITY ASSESSMENT AND AUTHORIZATION (A&A) VALIDATOR

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Detailed Job Description: MAJOR DUTIES.   Perform Assessment and Authorization tasks to obtain and maintain Authorization to Operate (ATO) and Authorization to Connect (ATC) certifications. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conduct assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs. • Perform scans/testing on multiple platforms according to authorized A&A processes and…

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Cyber Security Engineer III – IT

Job Description and Requirements: USfalcon, Inc. recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer III – IT to work out of Schriever AFB, Colorado. Requirements: – 5 years experience in information system security development and management – Bachelors degree… View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

The silent threat of cyber security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

It’s a company’s worst fear to have its information technology (IT) system hacked, sensitive documents leaked, websites altered or data wiped. The government’s recent proposed Cyber Security Bill for public consultation is a strong step in the right direction and is further evidence that discussions on cybercrime are more vital than ever,…

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Steps to tackle cyber security breaches

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Internet accessibility has only enabled the critical role of information technology in our daily lives. It has always been an inevitable part of organizational functioning, however access to the internet puts a lot of power in the hands of organizations and individuals alike. Some recent examples include the leaking of…

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Hackers target govt websites in cyber spillover from Arakan crisis

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers targeted several government websites this week, according to state media, apparently in retaliation for Burma’s treatment of the country’s Muslim minority, as international attention on the plight of the Rohingya in northern Arakan State intensifies. The Burmese-language state-run daily Kyemon reported on Tuesday that six government websites had been…

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