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CYBER THREATS ARE GROWING MORE SERIOUS, AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COULD BE KEY TO SECURITY

CYBER THREATS ARE GROWING MORE SERIOUS, AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COULD BE KEY TO SECURITY

In a constantly evolving digital threat landscape, where firewalls and antiviruses are considered tools of antiquity, companies are looking to more technologically advanced means of protecting crucial data. One such firm, U.K.-based Darktrace, uses...

AS CITIES GET SMARTER, HACKERS BECOME SMARTER: THIS COULD STOP THEM

AS CITIES GET SMARTER, HACKERS BECOME SMARTER: THIS COULD STOP THEM

As governments create smarter cities, they need cybersecurity measures built from the ground up — or they risk costly data breaches which could compromise the privacy of their citizens. In 2016 alone, cyber-crime cost...

HOW AI CAN ‘CHANGE THE LOCKS’ IN CYBERSECURITY

HOW AI CAN ‘CHANGE THE LOCKS’ IN CYBERSECURITY

Some of the world’s best-known brands have invested millions of dollars in information security. So have their adversaries. But malicious actors are counting on the fact that your defenses are operated mostly by humans...

NATO TO SPEND £2.6B ON SATELLITES, CYBERSECURITY AND DRONES

NATO TO SPEND £2.6B ON SATELLITES, CYBERSECURITY AND DRONES

Nato will announce plans to spend €3bn (£2.6bn) on upgrading its satellite and computer technology over the next three years, a senior official has said. As the alliance adapts to new types of warfare...

GOOGLE AND SISTER COMPANY TO OFFER CYBER SECURITY TO ELECTION GROUPS

GOOGLE AND SISTER COMPANY TO OFFER CYBER SECURITY TO ELECTION GROUPS

Google and sister company Jigsaw are joining forces to defend election organizers and civic groups against cyber attacks free of charge as the broader tech industry seeks to fend off criticism that it is...

GERMAN CYBERSECURITY WATCHDOG RAISES ATTACK LEVEL

GERMAN CYBERSECURITY WATCHDOG RAISES ATTACK LEVEL

Germany has raised its alert level against cyber attacks to “heightened readiness” ahead of parliamentary elections, saying government websites are already subjected to daily assault, newspaper Welt am Sonntag said. “We are noticing attacks...

CYBER SECURITY: EXPERTS WARN ON RISE OF HACKER RANSOMS

CYBER SECURITY: EXPERTS WARN ON RISE OF HACKER RANSOMS

Smartphones, watches, televisions and fitness trackers could be used to hold people to ransom over personal data, cyber security experts have warned. Ransomware, which makes devices unusable until their owners pay to unlock them,...

CIA ‘MISSION’ ON CARS SHOWS CONCERN ABOUT NEXT-GENERATION VEHICLES

CIA ‘MISSION’ ON CARS SHOWS CONCERN ABOUT NEXT-GENERATION VEHICLES

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – WikiLeaks documents showing the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency considered a “mission” against connected car technology underscores auto industry concern that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could be...

HOW WILL GOVERNORS ADDRESS CYBERSECURITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE IN 2017?

HOW WILL GOVERNORS ADDRESS CYBERSECURITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE IN 2017?

The National Governors Association (NGA) 2017 Midyear meeting was held last weekend in Washington, D.C., and the top priorities included cybersecurity and innovative infrastructure strategies in the states. Here are top highlights and several...