Atlantic Council releases new report: Aviation cybersecurity: Scoping the challenge

Today, the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, launched a new report titled “Aviation Cybersecurity: Scoping the Challenge” and the results of the first-ever global survey on aviation cybersecurity. The report will be Read More …

China ‘bans foreign computer equipment and software from state offices’

Beijing has ordered every public institution in the country to remove foreign computer equipment and software within three years, according to the Financial Times. The newspaper reported that the order was made by the Chinese Communist Party’s central office earlier Read More …

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

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 Read More …

Germany sees big rise in security problems affecting infrastructure

Germany has experienced a big increase in the number of security incidents hitting critical infrastructure such as power grids and water suppliers, the BSI cybersecurity agency said on Sunday, adding however that they were not all due to hacking. The Read More …

Managing the Risk of IT-OT Convergence

Why manufacturing and logistics are especially challenged. A few years ago, it wasn’t easy getting executives on board with the concept of operational technology (OT) security. Having finally come around to acknowledging the need for information technology (IT) security, boards Read More …

Mattis establishes DOD task force to protect critical tech, information

Secretary of Defense James Mattis has established a task force whose sole purpose is to better secure the Department of Defense’s important technology and information. Mattis issued a memo dated Oct. 24 creating the Protecting Critical Technology Task Force (PCTTF) to report to the Read More …

Every Wi-Fi network at risk of unprecedented ‘Krack’ hacking attack

Every Wi-Fi connection is potentially vulnerable to an unprecedented security flaw that allows hackers to snoop on internet traffic, researchers have revealed. The vulnerability is the first to be found in the modern encryption techniques that have been used to Read More …