Post Tagged with: "hacking"

Banks Scrutinize SWIFT Following Electronic Heists

May 18, 2016 17:150 comments
Banks Scrutinize SWIFT Following Electronic Heists

In-brief: U.S. banking giant JP Morgan Chase is limiting employees’ access to the SWIFT  messaging service, the latest response to a string of attacks on the critical, interbank service.

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IBM Tweaking Watson AI For Cyber Security Analysis

May 10, 2016 14:090 comments
Coming to a SOC near you: IBM's Watson, which will be trained to do cyber security analysis in a joint project with U.S. and Canadian universities.

In-brief: IBM said that a new, cloud-based version of its Watson cognitive technology is being trained to help detect cyber attacks and cyber crimes.

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EFF Warns of Security Culture Gap at Hardware Engineering Firms | TechCrunch

May 9, 2016 18:060 comments
EFF Warns of Security Culture Gap at Hardware Engineering Firms | TechCrunch

In-brief: A senior attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation warned about the security knowledge gap facing traditional engineering firms as they pivot to making connected devices. 

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Opinion: Hacking Team and Defense through Deception

May 6, 2016 12:240 comments
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In-brief: In this opinion piece, Nitsan Saddan, the head of threat intelligence research at the firm Cymmetria, says that recent revelations about the methods used to hack the cyber arms dealers The Hacking Team underscore the importance of deception as an element of cyber defense.

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Duck and Cyber: Berkeley Report Imagines Dark, Technology Driven Futures

May 4, 2016 07:510 comments
Technology advances including the growth of the Internet of Things could lead to a variety of different futures - some sunnier than others, according to a report from UC Berkeley and the Hewlett Foundation. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.)

In-brief: technology advances including the growth of the Internet of Things will make cybersecurity a top concern for individuals and governments, enabling a variety of futures – some sunnier than others, according to a report from UC Berkeley and the Hewlett Foundation.

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