CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. — The Cyber Shield 2018 cybersecurity exercise is part of the National Guard’s ongoing effort to be a versatile capability for governors of all 54 states and territories. About 800 cyber warriors gathered to participate in the Cyber Shield 2018 cybersecurity exercise at Camp Atterbury Ind., May 13, 2018. Cyber Shield gathers soldiers, airmen […]

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new requirements

Public companies received new guidance from the SEC on Wednesday on the disclosures they should make related to cybersecurity. The previous guidance, issued in October 2011, stated that companies may be obligated to disclose cybersecurity risks and incidents, but it did not provide specific disclosure requirements. The increasing number and severity of cybersecurity incidents has led the […]

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winter games 2018

PYEONGCHANG (REUTERS) – Several US cyber security firms said on Monday (Feb 12) that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Games Organisers confirmed the attack on Sunday, saying that it affected Internet and television services but did […]

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The following list of 60 predictions starts with three general observations and moves to a wide range of cybersecurity topics: Attacks on the US government and critical infrastructure, determining authenticity in the age of fake news, consumer privacy and the GDPR, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a new tool in the hands of both attackers and defenders, cryptocurrencies and biometrics, the deployment of enterprise IT and cybersecurity, and the persistent cybersecurity skills shortage.

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Cybersecurity Laws

"It will set up standardized guidelines — just guidelines, not mandatory requirements — to help small businesses in their cybersecurity needs," Rep. Neal Dunn said. "Every small business as well as large businesses has cybersecurity needs, and these days there's a critical shortage of expertise."

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Bad Rabbit ransomeware

If the following advisory is applicable to your environment, @HerjavecGroup recommends your IT team review the technical details included and monitor your environment for any susceptible systems.

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cyber security awareness month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which is “designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident,” according to the Department of Homeland Security

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top priorities for NIST director nominee

“My personal priority is to find better ways [of] engaging with industry and finding partnerships,” says NIST director nominee, Walter Copan. @usnistgov

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cybersecurity training for officials

A number of election security experts have sounded the alarm about the importance of training local election officials on how to avoid cybersecurity risks.

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Protect your Salesforce orgs against the WannaCry Ransomware attack - download EZProtect Virus Protection for Salesforce today. Free 30-day trial. #ransomware, #virusscanner, @salesforce

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