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During Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Experts Say Too Many Remain Unaware of Threats

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

After an onslaught of hacking, breaches and malware this year, and the resultant waves of publicity, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month should be a bit anticlimactic. But for some people, the message never gets old. One of the organizations most aware of cyberthreats and most active in countering them is CIS,…

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Experts ‘threatcast’ potential cybersecurity risks in 2027

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The future starts as fiction. At least that is what the Threatcasting Lab at Arizona State University believes. On Wednesday and Thursday, 80 professionals from academia, government, industry and the military met at George Washington University in Washington D.C. to think about the cybersecurity threats of the future. Through a…

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AFP calls in phone hacking experts

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Australian Federal Police is trying to buy cutting-edge technology to hack into the smartphones of suspected criminals and terrorists. In the face of the rising use of encryption technology, the AFP has gone to the market this week offering contracts to experts who can “bypass user locks”, such as…

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Hackers could gain access to passwords through USB sticks, cyber experts warn

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Using a USB stick that’s been left lying around is something many, if not most, of us have done — probably without thinking twice about it. But cybersecurity experts are warning against the practice after showing hackers can access personal information through malicious USB sticks which then transmit that information…

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Should You Intervene When Your Child Is Being Bullied? Experts Weigh In

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Immigration Department lax on cyber security and vulnerable to attacks, experts say

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cyber security experts fear the Immigration Department is dragging its feet on internet security in the wake of global ransomware attacks and may be vulnerable. The department has failed to comply with the Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) top four security measures — including patching — for years, despite repeatedly promising…

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Experts, Microsoft push for global NGO to expose hackers

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Experts, Microsoft push for global NGO to expose hackers

As cyberattacks sow ever greater chaos worldwide, IT titan Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO tasked with the tricky job of unmasking the hackers behind them. Dubbed the “Global Cyber Attribution Consortium”, according to a recent report by the Rand Corporation think-tank, the NGO would…

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Vulnerabilities in infrastructure software concern cybersecurity experts

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Vulnerabilities in infrastructure software concern cybersecurity experts

Vulnerabilities in software that automates everything from factories to traffic lights has become the nation’s top cybersecurity threat, an agent on the FBI’s Denver Cyber Task Force said Thursday in Colorado Springs. Supervisory control and data acquisition software is used to control – sometimes remotely – many types of devices…

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Cyber security experts call for upgrade in defences

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Cyber security experts call for upgrade in defences

In the aftermath of WannaCry, experts call for watchdogs to be split from snoopers Whoever forms the next Government will urgently need to upgrade the UK’s cyber defences, academics agreed at a seminar this week. Staged by Institute of Legal Studies at University College London, it dealt with the aftermath…

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Why Car Companies Are Hiring Computer Security Experts

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Why Car Companies Are Hiring Computer Security Experts

It started about seven years ago. Iran’s top nuclear scientists were being assassinated in a string of similar attacks: Assailants on motorcycles were pulling up to their moving cars, attaching magnetic bombs and detonating them after the motorcyclists had fled the scene. In another seven years, security experts warn, assassins…

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