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The Underbelly of Ransomware Attacks: Local Governments

Local governments are under siege by ransomware. A new set of recommendations released by the Institute for Security + Technology’s Ransomware Task Force seeks to address the problem. Blog Post by Guest Blogger for Net Politics May 10, 2021 12:35 pm (EST) Michael Garcia is the senior policy advisor for Third Way’s National Security program, a 2021 Shawn Brimley […]

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European Authorities Scrutinize Data Flows to U.S.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/european-authorities-scrutinize-data-flows-to-u-s-11620120600?utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletters Regulators and courts are asking for proof of how companies protect data that leaves the EU By Catherine StuppMay 4, 2021 5:30 am ET | WSJ PRO European privacy regulators and courts are looking into how companies transfer personal information to the U.S. and have ordered suspensions of some data flows. Portugal’s data protection authority last week […]

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New Australian cyber package includes AU$37.5m Indo-Pacific investment

The Australian government has updated its 2017 International Cyber Engagement Strategy, focusing this time around on ‘values, security, and prosperity’ to guide Australia’s international cyber and critical technology engagement. https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-australian-cyber-package-includes-au37-5m-indo-pacific-investment/ By Asha Barbaschow | April 21, 2021 — 05:13 GMT (22:13 PDT) | Topic: Security The Australian government has launched a new strategy aimed at uplifting the cybersecurity capabilities of […]

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Cybersecurity and Geopolitical video podcast – March 2021 episode

Security brings this monthly Cybersecurity and Geopolitical vodcast to our readers as a discussion on the latest news and issues affecting countries, industries, security and risk professionals, and their enterprises around the globe. Listen now! The boundary between cybersecurity and geopolitics has never been as porous as it is now, with both having a significant influence on […]

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78% of Cybersecurity Professionals Expect an Increase in DNS Threats, Yet Have Reservations

By Alban KwanEast Asia Regional Director at CSC February 24, 2021 Views: 106 Add Comment https://www.circleid.com/posts/20210224-most-cybersecurity-professionals-expect-increase-in-dns-threats/ A recent survey conducted by the Neustar International Security Council confirmed the heightened interests on domain name system (DNS) security. The survey reveals that over three-quarters of cybersecurity professionals anticipate increases in DNS attacks, especially with more people shopping online amid the pandemic. Yet, […]

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Suspected Russian Hackers Used U.S. Networks, Official Says

By Alyza Sebenius and Jenny LeonardFebruary 17, 2021, 1:34 PM EST  A sprawling cyber-attack that compromised popular software created by Texas-based SolarWinds Corp. was executed from within the U.S., a top White House official said, though the government believes Russia was responsible. The federal investigation of the hack will take several months, Deputy National Security Advisor Anne Neuberger said in a briefing […]

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Assessing President Trump’s Legacy of Cyber Confusion

The Trump administration leaves a legacy of confusion over cybersecurity issues with few positives. Blog Post by Brandon Valeriano December 21, 2020 Brandon Valeriano is the Bren Chair of Military Innovation at the Marine Corps University. He also serves as a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. Things did not end well for the Trump’s administration’s cybersecurity […]

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Cybersecurity Strategy: Remarks by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell at the joint press conference with Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner Thierry Breton

Brussels, 16/12/2020 – 14:54, UNIQUE ID: 201216_9Remarks Check against delivery! Cyberspace is like the physical world. It offers great opportunities, politically and economically, but unfortunately, it is also a space where state and non-state actors breach the rule of law, misuse technology to advance their political agendas. The threat is real, it evolves constantly and […]

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Cybersecurity Assessment Tool

Ford Foundation https://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/building-institutions-and-networks/cybersecurity-assessment-tool/ Overview Approaches How it Works Grant Making Organizational Mapping Tool Cybersecurity Assessment Tool COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way we live and work. During this uncertain time, we are all finding new ways to survive and continue our work. This includes using technology more than ever before, raising the already important issue […]

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World Economic Forum, National Association of Corporate Directors, and Internet Security Alliance To Collaborate On Global Cyber Principles For Boards Of Directors

Losses Mount for Organizations as Cyberattacks Increase Around the World NEWS PROVIDED BYNational Association of Corporate Directors  Nov 21, 2020, 09:25 ET SHARE THIS ARTICLE WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The World Economic Forum (the Forum), the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD,) and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA) today announced a collaborative effort to provide […]