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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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County Officials Didn’t Protect Computer Systems from Obvious Hacking Risks, Auditors Say

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Orange County officials failed to implement essential safeguards to protect county computer systems, which left the county unnecessarily vulnerable to hacking and other malicious activity until the problems were uncovered in recent months by a comprehensive audit. “We found that physical and [software access] security to data and programs WAS…

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Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission’s Consultation on Proposals to Reduce Hacking Risks in Internet Trading

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

On May 8, 2017, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) launched a two-month consultation on proposals to reduce and mitigate hacking risks associated with internet trading. The SFC aims to conclude the consultation and finalize the revised Code of Conduct1 and the new Guidelines2 by September or October…

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HOW QUANTUM COMPUTING INCREASES CYBERSECURITY RISKS

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Imagine you wake up one morning, assuming everything is as you left it the night before. But overnight, attackers with a quantum computer capable of breaking current cryptography standards have targeted millions of people and stolen their personal data. Experts have estimated that a commercial quantum computer capable of breaking…

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HOW EMPLOYEES CREATE CYBERSECURITY RISKS

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new report shows that business leaders aren’t just worried about employees causing cybersecurity attacks, but hiding them as well. Also: Facebook now allows Groups within Pages. By now, we all know that all employees—not just IT staff—are responsible for preventing cybersecurity attacks. But prevention isn’t […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Google will push users to abandon SMS two-step verification to avoid security risks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Google Inc. is pushing users to switch from messaging-based two-step login verification to a phone-based service instead as a way to bypass the security risks of Simple Messaging Service authentication services. Beginning this week, Google will invite users of its existing so-called SMS 2-SV service to use a different login…

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SMEs warned against cyber security risks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

SMALL and medium-sized companies need strong cyber security measures as they are vulnerable to cyber attacks, which could hinder their business growth, PLDT Group’s digital enterprise enabler ePLDT said. Citing data from the latest report of the UK Government Security Breach Survey, ePLDT said that 98 percent of businesses in…

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Hong Kong firms fear cybersecurity and economic risks most, says survey

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cybersecurity, economic downturn, regulatory and financial risks are Hong Kong executives biggest worries in 2017, a survey looking at the extent to which Hong Kong-listed companies have embedded risk management in their businesses found. Findings in the report of the survey by KPMG and the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered…

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6 factors impacting identity theft risks

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6 factors impacting identity theft risks

The threats posed by cyber attacks and identity theft continue to grow as cyber criminals always seem to be on offense while consumers and insurers are on defense. A study …

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Retired Navy Admiral talks cybersecurity risks at USC Aiken

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Retired Navy Admiral talks cybersecurity risks at USC Aiken

He was an Admiral in the Navy, but now he works to protect America from threats online. He gave a crowd at USC Aiken even more reasons as to why a new cyber training center along Augusta’s Riverfront will be …

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