Critical Oracle Micros POS Flaw Affects Over 300,000 Payment Systems

Oracle has released a security patch update to address a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability that affects its MICROS point-of-sale (POS) business solutions for the hospitality industry. The fix has been released as part of Oracle’s January 2018 update that patches a total Read More …

Utilities ill-equipped to face increasingly disparate cybersecurity threat

All utilities organizations surveyed in the latest EY Power and Utilities Global Information Security Survey 2017-18 (GISS): Why wait for a cyber catastrophe to prepare for a cyber attack?, say that their cybersecurity function does not meet their needs. The survey Read More …

National Guard F-16 fighter jets prepare for Super Bowl security duties

At 21,000 feet above Minnesota’s snow-covered ground, an F-16 fighter jet approached the back of a KC-135 Stratotanker. A Wisconsin Air National Guardsman, suspended on his stomach above a board covered in switches and knobs, watched the F-16 through a Read More …

From active shooters to IEDs, Pensacola Naval Air Station training ensures readiness

As part of an exercise, an armed man refused to negotiate with police, stabbed a woman and then shot people inside a Pensacola Naval Air Station building on Wednesday. The mock active shooter and hostage scenario was part of anti-terrorism exercises Read More …

Munich Airport opens Information Security Hub to fight cybercrime

Munich Airport has  launched an Information Security Hub (ISH) where airport IT specialists will work with experts from the European aviation industry to defend against cyberattacks and cybercrime. With the spread of digitalisation, there has been “a massive increase in Read More …

Cisco Patches Critical VPN Vulnerability

Cisco Systems released a patch Monday to fix a critical security vulnerability in its Secure Sockets Layer VPN solution called Adaptive Security Appliance. The vulnerability, according to a Cisco Security Advisory, could allow an unauthenticated and remote attacker to execute remote Read More …

U.S. soldiers are revealing sensitive and dangerous information by jogging

An interactive map posted on the Internet that shows the whereabouts of people who use fitness devices such as Fitbit also reveals highly sensitive information about the locations and activities of soldiers at U.S. military bases, in what appears to Read More …

Security & Counter Terror Expo 2018: bringing together the international community to enhance global security

The threat of terrorism continues to have far reaching effects on every day life with a total of 25 terrorist attacks taking place across Europe in 2017. As risk from lone-wolf attacks and sophisticated ransomware increases, security professionals are faced Read More …