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TSA issues second cybersecurity directive for pipeline companies

July 21, 2021

Via: CSO

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) yesterday announced a second security directive that requires owners and operators of TSA-designated critical pipelines to implement cybersecurity measures that help protect against malicious digital incidents. This directive is a […]


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US charges four suspected Chinese spies who coordinated APT40 hackers

July 19, 2021

Via: CSO

On Monday, the US, EU, UK, NATO and other allies publicly attributed the cyberattacks that compromised thousands of organizations earlier this year through Microsoft Exchange zero-day vulnerabilities to China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS). The DOJ also charged four suspected […]


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Four states propose laws to ban ransomware payments

June 28, 2021

Via: CSO

Following the epic ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline and top meat producer JBS, some government officials have called on Congress and the administration to ban organizations from making ransom payments to threat actors. The goal of such a ban would […]


Security

The pervasiveness of data and data-centric security strategy

June 24, 2021

Via: Data Centre & Network News

Regardless of what business you are in, a data security breach is an increasingly likely scenario that all businesses must mitigate. With escalating cybercrime, the widespread growth in Cloud computing, and the explosion in mobile devices and varying tech and […]


Security

Zero Trust Architecture: In Brief

June 21, 2021

Via: NetCraftsmen

The Zero Trust security model is a concept that has been around for several decades but was popularized by John Kindervag’s seminal paper Build Security Into Your Network’s DNA: The Zero Trust Network Architecture published by Forrester in 2010. Essentially […]


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Report: Active Directory Certificate Services a big security blindspot on enterprise networks

June 17, 2021

Via: CSO

As the core of Windows enterprise networks, Active Directory, the service that handles user and computer authentication and authorization, has been well studied and probed by security researchers for decades. Its public key infrastructure (PKI) component, however, has not received […]


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NHS Test and Trace strengthen their cyber defences

June 16, 2021

Via: Data Centre & Network News

NHS Test and Trace has selected British cyber security company Risk Ledger to manage cyber security risks in their supply chain as a proactive measure to mitigate the increasing risks NHS and other critical national infrastructure organisations face from supply […]


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US Congress tees up ambitious cybersecurity agenda in the wake of supply chain, ransomware attacks

June 14, 2021

Via: CSO

The Biden Administration has been thrown into a thicket of cybersecurity troubles in its first six months, forcing the White House to issue complex cybersecurity executive orders, directives and policy changes in rapid succession. Congress, meanwhile, is teeing up an […]


News, Security

Operators Should Protect Fibre Networks from Hackers, says Report

June 8, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Global operators should look to implement a solution that can help safely transmit optical signals and cope with the higher bit rates and wavelength operations that next-generation FTTH systems will bring, according to the latest Industry Insight from Prysmian. While […]


Security

10 things to do now to reduce the cost of your next data breach

June 8, 2021

Via: CSO

The volume and velocity of data breaches are on the rise, and so are the costs. Cybercrime is expected to cost the world $6 trillion in 2021, according to the Cyberwarfare in the C-Suite report from Cybersecurity Ventures. More staggering […]