Hong Kong opposition primaries draw more voters than expected | National | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

HONG KONG — Almost 230,000 people voted on Saturday in primaries held by Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition parties, exceeding expectations for the total turnout at the two-day event, Radio Television Hong Kong reported, citing organizers. Voting at the 250 stations across the city went relatively smoothly, despite some minor scuffles,…

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Ministers fear China will blitz UK with a devastating online attack | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

Ministers fear China will blitz UK with a devastating online attack – dubbed ‘cyber 9/11’ – amid perfect storm of diplomatic fallouts The Government prepares block Huawei from helping build Britain’s 5G network Security chiefs fear that attacks would cripple computer networks and blackouts Boris Johnson has also called for an…

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Peacock To Bow With Premier League Soccer, But Amazon, Roku Deals Still MIA 07/10/2020 | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

In a last-minute reveal before Peacock’s national rollout next week, Comcast’s NBCUniversal has announced that Peacock will be the exclusive U.S. streaming home for more than 175 of the U.K. Premier League’s 2020-21 season matches. While most of those games will be viewable only by subscribers to Peacock’s Premium tier,…

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U.S. National Security Panel Reviewing Chinese Investors’ Purchase of Pharma Firm | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

© CQ-Roll Call|, Inc via Getty Images WASHINGTON—U.S. national-security officials are reviewing the 2017 acquisition of a South Carolina pharmaceutical company by Chinese investors after learning the firm was in talks to participate in a Pentagon project to develop injection devices for a coronavirus vaccine, according to people familiar with…

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Celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month With CCPA FAQs! | Jackson Lewis P.C. | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)! NCSAM is an annual event designed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and co-led by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA). NCSAM is a collaborative effort by both government and industry leaders intended to enhance…

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Grand Forks team wins first place in state as part of national cybersecurity competition | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

Teammates Alexis Crane, Nine Jang, Angelica Knudsen and Narrie Neubert competed against more than 360 other high school teams that qualified for the national championship this spring. The championship was the final portion of a five-month, multistage contest that began in January when Gov. Doug Burgum announced the opening of…

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Banking Phishing Campaign Tricks Victims with COVID-19, Family Leave Ruse | #networksecurity | #comptiasecurityplus

by DH Kass • Jul 10, 2020 Yet more phishers attempting to capitalize on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have emerged, using the IcedID banking malware to steal money from unsuspecting victims, Juniper Networks’ Threat Labs researchers said in a recent blog post. IcedID is banking malware that performs man-in-the-browser attacks…

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