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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 […]

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Remote Work Demands Encryption

Now that we are all working from home (WFH), the need for encryption must also increase in priority and awareness. Zoom’s popular video conferencing solution got in hot water because they promised “end-to-end” encryption but didn’t deliver on it — prompting some organizations to ban it from use altogether. Encryption protects confidential information from being exposed in transmission, providing […]

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Canadian coronavirus response workers targeted in ransomware attack, says U.S. cybersecurity report

Increase seen in phishing attacks in which criminals use the pandemic as a hook to trick people into opening an attachment or clicking a link James McLeod April 14, 20208:34 AM EDTFiled under Two Canadian organizations involved in work on COVID-19 — one a government body — have been the targets of recent ransomware attacks, […]

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A Peaceful Cyberspace

Geneva-based CyberPeace Institute offers a beacon of hope for cybersecurity in an increasingly unsecured and dangerous cyberspace. https://ssir.org/pdf/Spring2020-WhatsNext-Brownworth-Cyberspace.pdf By Victoria A. Brownworth Spring 2020(Photo by iStock/Urupong)  Think of software like a web of code, woven as a system that is supposed to be intact, but in which small holes can exist unknowingly,” Marietje Schaake explained in a […]

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Covid-19 and Privacy

Thanks to Dr Joanna Kulesza for this collected works Source https://edri.org/newsletters/ Active overview of projects using personal data to combat SARS-CoV-2 https://gdprhub.eu/index.php?title=Data_Protection_under_SARS-CoV-2 Access Now – “Protect digital rights, promote public health: toward a better coronavirus response.” https://www.accessnow.org/protect-digital-rights-promote-public-health-towards-a-better-coronavirus-response/ Article 19 – “Coronavirus: New ARTICLE 19 briefing on tackling misinformation.” https://www.article19.org/resources/coronavirus-new-article-19-briefing-on-tackling-misinformation/ Defesa dos Dereitos Digitais (D3) – […]