Cyber Security


  • U.S. Department of Commerce is tightening IT, telecom supply chain security

    December 2, 2019

    The Department of Commerce has proposed a new rule to identify, evaluate and address business transactions involving the use of Chinese-made telecommunications gear in U.S. infrastructure Supporting the White House’s executive order to secure IT and communications supply chains, the rule would require the Commerce secretary to evaluate individual telecommunications equipment transactions, using a “case-by-case, fact-specific ...

  • Hospitality spends least on cyber-security shows sector-by-sector report

    December 1, 2019

    Despite repeated data breaches and hacking attempts, firms in the food and hospitality sector have spent the least on cyber-security in 2018-19, says a research report. Specops Software, analysing the findings from Gov.uk to see how much 1,091 UK firms from a range of sectors have invested in cyber-security during 2018-19, said firms in the sector ...

  • The $6 Trillion Problem The Energy Industry Is Ignoring

    November 30, 2019

    Cybersecurity has long flown under the radar of the governments worldwide. Hackers are set to cost countries across the globe $6 trillion in the next two years, dwarfing the economic impact of natural disasters. And it’s not just small-timers sitting in a basement asking your grandmother for bitcoin, either. Independent and state-sponsored hackers alike are increasingly targeting major financial ...

  • NCA: Cyber-crime site selling hacking tool taken down following international operation

    November 29, 2019

    A website which sold a hacking tool purchased by cyber criminals in 124 countries and gave full remote control of victims’ computers has been taken down following an international investigation. 14,500 people across the world purchased the Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan (IM RAT) from https://imminentmethods.net for as little as US$25. Once covertly installed on a victim’s computer, IM ...