Copyright holders have asked South African lawmakers to include tough anti-piracy measures in the upcoming Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill. Among other things, they want ISPs to police pirate sites and send warnings to copyright-infringing subscribers. Show More Summary
Anna Wiener reports on “Cyberwar,” a new course at the University of California, Berkeley, in which undergraduates learn about cyberattacks and mount their own.
We spoke with a cybersecurity expert about how you could potentially log on to your accounts in the future. He shared some surprising insights into just how far the technology could go. Read more... More about Tech, Facebook, Instagram, Tech Innovators, and Technology
New cybersecurity laws introduced in China make it harder for global companies to store data pertaining to Chinese nationals. And although cloud providers have set up data centres in countries that require citizen data to remain onshore, Amazon and other providers are taking steps to sell their hardware assets to Chinese companies. More »
Optus will provide AU$2.1 million in cash and AU$1.4 million worth of expertise for development and training to the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre over the next seven years.
Cybersecurity firm Dome9 Security Ltd. is adding a new module to its Arc cloud security platform for public clouds. The company says Dome9 Magellan brings “game-changing” capabilities to its platform, including enhanced threat intelligence, deep event correlation and policy-driven intrusion detection and forensics for cloud environments. Show More Summary
Chris Edwards (Cato Institute), Tax Reform, the IRS, Cybersecurity, and Privacy (reviewing Michael Hatfield (University of Washington), Cybersecurity and Tax Reform, 93 Ind. L.J. ___ (2018)): The current tax reform debate has focused on economic growth and the value of cuts to different groups of taxpayers. Tax simplification has received...
The current tax reform debate has focused on economic growth and the value of cuts to different groups of taxpayers. Tax simplification has received less attention, and Republican bills would only make modest gains in that regard. Yet...Show More Summary
A Seattle-based group of cybersecurity researchers has demonstrated a way to knock Amazon.com's new security camera offline, a capability that could enable malicious delivery drivers for the online retailer's new in-home delivery service to snoop around a house undetected.
Complicated systems make people look for workarounds.
Skype falls victim to China's strict cybersecurity laws and Internet regulations.
Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc. saw its shares jump almost 7 percent in after-hours trading after posting first quarter fiscal 2018 results that sailed past Wall Street’s expectations. The company saw strong growth, posting first quarter revenue of $505.5 million for the quarter, up 27 percent year-over-year. Show More Summary
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has appointed a 10-member cybersecurity advisory team. When the Republican governor announced the formation of the team last month he said that since January there had … Click to Continue »
Active on Google Play Store as recently as last Friday, a mobile banking Trojan infected thousands of users who thought they downloading games or innocent-looking apps, according to research published by a trio of cybersecurity firms. More »
There are nearly two billion usernames and passwords available for sale in the black market, according to a recent joint study carried out by Google and the University of California. A significant percentage of those login credentials...Show More Summary
Training for cybersecurity specialists will get a boost at a Kentucky university with a $580,000 federal grant to expand programs. The University of Louisville says one program will teach cybersecurity … Click to Continue »
Saying there is a "growing threat" to Florida's election systems, the state may spend nearly $2.4 million in the coming year on cybersecurity efforts designed to protect election-related software and … Click to Continue »
The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems from cyberattacks. The Dayton Daily News reports … Click to Continue »
Cybersecurity researchers are raising concerns about Amazon Key, the new service that lets drivers deliver packages inside your home. Drivers can unlock and relock your door and record their entry with a wireless security camera. Anna Werner reports on what experts say is a glaring security vulnerability in the new system.
A Russian cybersecurity firm whose products current and former U.S. officials suspect Moscow has used as a tool for spying was flagged by U.S. military intelligence as a potential security threat as early as 2004.