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On Internet Safety, Security and Privacy

Forty years ago, when Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf created the TCP/IP networking protocol for the Internet, we did not know that we were laying the tracks for what would become the digital superhighway that powers everything in society from modern business to interpersonal relationships. By the same token, we also didn’t envision that people […]

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WEF Cybercrime Prevention ISP Principles

WEF_Cybercrime_Prevention_ISP_Principles Ebook Version http://online.fliphtml5.com/gnel/akuz/ Four key principles are proposed for implementation by ISPs to address malicious activities being carried out online that impact a high number of consumers. Each principle is considered from the perspective of the challenges it seeks to address and proposes demonstrable evidence from service providers on the benefits of implementation. More […]

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U.S. Military Branches Block Access to TikTok App Amid Pentagon Warning

The Department of Defense advised military personnel to remove the Chinese-owned social media application from government-issued and personal smartphones. By Neil Vigdor The warning from the Pentagon was unequivocal: Military personnel should delete TikTok from all smartphones. Now, a number of United States military branches are heeding that advice, issued last month by the Defense Department, […]

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U.N. Approves Resolution to Combat Cybercrime Despite Opposition From E.U., the U.S. and Others

By CircleID Reporter The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution to start the process of drafting a new international treaty against cybercrime despite objections from the European Union, the United States and other countries. The Russian-drafted resolution received approval from a 193-member world body with a vote of 79-60 and 33 abstentions. The resolution proposes the […]

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Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/introduction-cyber-security-stay-safe-online/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life. We shop online. We work online. We play online. We live online. As our lives increasingly depend on digital services, the need to protect our information from being maliciously disrupted or misused is really important.  […]

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Chatham House Cybersecurity Papers

Chatham House research on cyber security looks at both the strategic and legal implications as well as its intersection with other issues, such as the internet of things. Projects also examine cyber security law and governance and the balance between surveillance and privacy, notably through the Global Commission on Internet Governance. Further research explores the intersection […]

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New America Cybersecurity Initiative

https://www.newamerica.org/cybersecurity-initiative/ This is what New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative is designed to address. We believe that it takes a wider network to face the network of diverse security issues. Success in this endeavor will require collaboration – across organizations, issue areas, professional fields and business sectors, as well as local, state, and international borders. By highlighting bold new […]

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New Orleans mayor declares state of emergency in wake of city cyberattack

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell declared a state of emergency Friday after the city was hit by a cyberattack.Phishing attempts and suspicious activity were detected on the city’s network around 5 a.m., New Orleans chief information officer Kim LaGrue said during a press conference. By 11 a.m., technician investigators detected “a cybersecurity incident” and the […]

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The Implications of Weakening or Breaking Encryption

Encryption is fundamental to our daily life. Practically everything we do online makes use of encryption is some form. Access to our financial transactions, health records, government services, and exchanged private messages are all protected by strong encryption. Encryption is the process of changing the information in such a way as to make it unreadable […]

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Europe must put security first with 5G

Source https://www.politico.eu/article/europe-must-put-security-first-with-5g-mike-pompeo-eu-us-china/?utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletters EU communications ministers will gather in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss how to safeguard emerging fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks. Their decisions could have lasting impacts on European countries’ ability to protect their people’s privacy, and ultimately, safeguard their freedoms. 5G networks will soon touch every aspect of life, including critical infrastructure. Innovative new […]