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Inside the bunkers and war rooms where major banks wage nightly battle on the frontline of cyber war

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On Tuesday night, the Westpac Bank was under threat from a cyber attack.

It was all hands on deck in the bank’s Coordination Centre.

“These are all malicious activities, they’re all attacks,” Westpac’s chief information security officer Richard Johnson said.

While most […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Cyber News|

Georgia Cyber Center offers preview of new building

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Don’t be fooled by the wet paint, the Hull McKnight Georgia Cyber Center for Innovation and Training building is set to open in less than a month.

After just over a year of construction, representatives of Augusta Technical College and […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Cyber News|

Destructive Nation-State Cyber Attacks Will Rise, Say European Infosec Pros

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Incidents like last year’s WannaCry attacks by suspected North Korean threat actors and the more recent news about Russian hackers taking control of hundreds of thousands of network routers worldwide have clearly spooked the enterprise infosec community.

Security vendor Tripwire surveyed attendees […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Cyber News|

Pune cyber cops outsmart hackers, recover Rs 2.9 crore

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The Cyber Crime Cell of Pune City Police has managed to recover Rs 2.9 crore, which a Hinjewadi-based auto parts firm had lost to hackers who had posed as a China-based supplier of spare parts. The multi-national firm specialises in manufacturing […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Cyber News|

UP BJP to prepare ‘cyber sena’ of 2 lakh social media experts for 2019 polls

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The UP BJP has geared up to prepare its “cyber sena ” for the 2019 Lok Sabha election, with the party hoping to have around 2 lakh such trained social media experts across the state within the next three months.

At a recent meeting of […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Cyber News|

Yahoo Fined $334,500 by U.K. Regulator Over 2014 Cyber Hacks

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Yahoo’s U.K. unit was fined 250,000 pounds ($334,500) by a British regulator for failing to keep the data of more than half a million users in the country safe from a cyber-attack in 2014.

The decision on Tuesday comes less than a […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Cyber News|

Senate confirms Trump Homeland Security cyber pick

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The Senate confirmed President Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber and infrastructure protection unit on Tuesday evening.

The Senate confirmed Christopher Krebs in a voice vote Tuesday to serve at the helm of Homeland Security’s National Protection and […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Cyber News|

New federal cyber strategy skirts questions of security vs. privacy

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Canada’s much anticipated cyber security strategy, released Tuesday, has exposed one of the key problems facing the federal government in the digital age.

The strategy warns of the need for better encryption to safeguard data — particularly against the lightning […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Cyber News|

Most Indian Companies Don’t Let You Delete Your Account. And They Won’t Say Why.

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When you sign up for an app in India, it’s often for life. Most Indian companies don’t let users delete their accounts — at the most, users can disable the account to prevent its misuse. Stockpiling sensitive personal data is a […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Cyber News|

Air Force to shift cyber responsibilities to Air Combat Command

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Cyber responsibilities within the U.S. Air Force will move from Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) to Air Combat Command (ACC), the Air Force announced.

The realignment designates ACC as the lead Air Force command responsible for organizing, training and equipping […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Cyber News|