Survey: Cybersecurity Tops List of Auto and Tech Execs Concerns about Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Survey: Cybersecurity Tops List of Auto and Tech Execs Concerns about Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Cybersecurity attacks emerged as the top concern for 63 percent of respondents in developing technology for connected cars and/or autonomous vehicles, according to a survey …

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Current Procurement Rules Hamper Federal IT Modernization

Current Procurement Rules Hamper Federal IT Modernization

Calling the current Federal IT infrastructure unwieldly and out of date, the administration’s IT Modernization Report released last week, said the Federal Government must maximize use of …

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The Need for Stronger International Cybersecurity

The Need for Stronger International Cybersecurity

While governments are becoming better at countering cybersecurity threats both nationally and internationally, Christopher Painter, the former cyber coordinator for the US State Department, said …

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MGTA Becomes Law

MGTA Becomes Law

The government’s aging technology infrastructure could get much-needed help in upgrading its systems, thanks to the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which President Trump signed last …

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UK Acknowledges Attacks on High Value Assets; UK Official Predicts Major Cyber Attack in Next Few Years

UK Acknowledges Attacks on High Value Assets; UK Official Predicts Major Cyber Attack in Next Few Years

This month UK officials confirmed what has been suspected for a while—Russians hacked UK telecom, energy and media companies during the past year, according to …

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Simplifying Cybersecurity Requirements for Employees

Simplifying Cybersecurity Requirements for Employees

Cybersecurity requirements we give employees are too complicated. That’s the conclusion drawn by Maarten Van Horenbeeck, writing in the November issue of the Harvard Business Review. …

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IoT and Security:  Europe’s Perspective

IoT and Security: Europe’s Perspective

Europol and the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) held a two-day conference earlier his month on Internet of Things security. More …

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APT Alert for Critical Infrastructure Reinforces Need to Secure High Value Assets

APT Alert for Critical Infrastructure Reinforces Need to Secure High Value Assets

Critical infrastructure leaders need to prioritize and secure their highest value assets in cyberspace.  A new warning shows why. Threat actors have been engaging in …

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CISO’s at HHS, DOD, DOT, DHS and Northrop Chart Top Priorities in FY18

CISO’s at HHS, DOD, DOT, DHS and Northrop Chart Top Priorities in FY18

CISOs of four federal agencies and from the private sector discussed their cybersecurity priorities during the 8th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit, Sept. 13. The entire …

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Australia Unveils Cyber Strategy with Focus on International Cooperation

Australia Unveils Cyber Strategy with Focus on International Cooperation

Australia’s International Cyber Engagement Strategy, released earlier this month, lays out an ambitious agenda on steps the government will take to increase international cybersecurity cooperation …

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