NIST to Release Guidelines on APTs and Achieving Cyber Resilient Systems

NIST to Release Guidelines on APTs and Achieving Cyber Resilient Systems

At the 3rd Annual Billington International Cybersecurity Summit, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will release for the first time the public draft …

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Singapore’s Parliament Passes New Measures to Protect Critical Infrastructure

Singapore’s Parliament Passes New Measures to Protect Critical Infrastructure

Singapore strengthened its approach to cybersecurity last month when Parliament passed a Bill aimed at strengthening the protection of critical information infrastructure (CII) against cyber-attacks. …

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Kuwait’s New Cybersecurity Strategy and Its $B in Cyber Investments

Kuwait’s New Cybersecurity Strategy and Its $B in Cyber Investments

Kuwait has enacted an ambitious new cybersecurity strategy and is planning a $1 billion investment to support its security objectives.     As Kuwait has developed its strategy, it …

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Calling the current Federal IT infrastructure unwieldly and out of date, the administration’s IT Modernization Report released last week, said the Federal Government must maximize use of …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