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  • Terrorist threat in the EU remains high despite the decline of IS in Iraq and Syria

    June 20, 2018

    New EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report describes terrorist incidents and activities on European soil. In 2017, 68 innocent victims lost their lives as a result of terrorist attacks in the European Union (EU) – reason enough for Europol not to reduce its efforts in combatting terrorism in all its forms. Even though the number of ...

  • World Cup 2018: The tech security challenges around the big event

    June 20, 2018

    One of the biggest sporting events in the world has arrived in the form of the 2018 FIFA World Cup taking place in Russia, with 32 nations competing over the next month in a tournament which is expected to be watched by billions of viewers around the globe, on television, mobile and online. While events like the World ...

  • More Troubles Ahead For ZTE After Senate Votes To Reinstate Embargo

    June 20, 2018

    Shares in ZTE and its US suppliers plummeted following the US Senate’s vote to annul President Trump’s trade deal Shares in Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE closed sharply lower on Tuesday following a US Senate vote to block a deal to lift sanctions against the company. In Hong Kong the company’s shares dropped 25 percent, and were ...

  • Is focus on pipeline cyber security ruse to prop up coal?

    June 19, 2018

    More than 300,000 miles of natural gas transmission lines crisscross the United States, fueling electricity and industrial plants and heating homes, while also providing an alluring target for hackers looking to disrupt the American economy. Now those pipelines are at the center of a debate in Washington about the future of the power grid, as Energy ...

  • GCHQ chief highlights UK’s ‘critical role’ in thwarting European attacks

    June 19, 2018

    Speaking after meetings at NATO’s Brussels headquarters, Jeremy Fleming cited GCHQ’s involvement in disrupting terrorist activity on the continent in a bid to highlight the importance of UK-EU security links. The comments will be viewed in some quarters as a pointed intervention in the Brexit debate, coming hot on the heels of remarks by the EU’s chief ...

  • Houthis say launch missile at Aramco facility in Saudi Arabia

    June 19, 2018

    The Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said it launched a missile targeting a facility of oil firm Aramco in Asir in southwestern Saudi Arabia, Houthi-run media al-Masirah TV and SABA reported on Tuesday. Following the report, an Aramco official told Reuters that the company’s facilities were “safe and are operating normally.” SABA quoted a Houthi military source ...

  • TSA: Fliers will face more scrutiny for powders in carry-on bags

    June 19, 2018

    The Transportation Security Administration began scrutinizing containers of powders in fliers’ carry-on bags last summer as part of a broader security push, and will soon ask foreign airports that send flights directly to the U.S. to do the same. The focus is on containers holding at least 350 milliliters of powder, which is about the size of a ...

  • Huawei pushes 5G cybersecurity with Australian government

    June 17, 2018

    Chinese networking giant Huawei has published a letter it is sending to Australian members of Parliament this week, claiming recent comments made about national security concerns are “ill informed and not based on facts”. Pointing out that Huawei is now Australia’s largest wireless technology provider, the letter from Huawei Australia’s board says half of all people ...