Experts Increasingly View SolarWinds Breach as Attack on US, Opening Way for Retaliation | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

The unprecedented hack that appears to have first hit software company SolarWinds before spreading to some of the highest levels of the U.S. government is testing the definition of what constitutes cyber espionage and what the Pentagon defines as an actual attack on the nation. If it is determined to…

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Lynching Mentality Challenges Rule Of Law In Canada – OpEd – Eurasia Review | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

As Patrick Keeney explains, two developments have prompted calls to cancel the national holiday of Canada Day: the discovery of more than 215 remains of children at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, and “the killing of a Muslim family in London, Ontario, by a deranged young man.” Consider…

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Cybersecurity News Round-Up: Week of June 14, 2021 2 | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Hello and welcome to another cybersecurity news round up here on the GlobalSign blog. With all the rash of ransomware attacks, this week’s meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin couldn’t have been better timed. On Wednesday, Biden told Putin that certain critical infrastructure should be…

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The Falmouth diet | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

The tousle-haired British prime minister Boris Johnson used the G7 gathering at Falmouth to revive the ‘special relationship’ between his country and its former colony, the United States, writes FS Aijazuddin WITH the decline of Christianity, new faiths have sprouted in its place. The altars of previous beliefs are being…

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UK utility Southern Water names 13 winners who’ll drink up £50m application deal • The Register | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

IBM, Tata Consultancy Services, and Wipro are among 13 winners on a £50m deal to help build and manage applications for UK utility Southern Water. The £878m-turnover infrastructure company, which provides water services across southern England from Hampshire to Kent, named the vendors as a pool of pre-qualified service providers…

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Senate confirms first White House cyber director | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

The Senate confirmed Chris Inglis as the first White House cybersecurity director on Thursday, on the heels of President Biden’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and sharp concerns over a recent spate of cyber attacks on U.S. infrastructure. Inglis formerly served as National Security Agency (NSA) deputy director. The…

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15 Ways Your Firm – Or Business | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Most cyber experts acknowledge that virtually every domestic enterprise will experience one or more cyber-attacks in the coming years – the appropriate question is when the attack(s) will occur, not whether it will happen  Each year, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (“IC3”) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation publishes its Internet Crime Report.  The…

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AlmaBetter to train 25,000 data science aspirants, allocates Rs 2 cr fund, IT News, ET CIO | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

AlmaBetter, a community and cohort based data science e-learning platform, on Thursday said it aims to train 25,000 data science aspirants by March next year to make them employment-ready, and has allocated a Rs 2 crore fund to encourage more students to take up the subject. The company said a…

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SUSIE COHEN: Secret cyber vigilante saves scam victims by turning the tables on fraudsters | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

From the safety of their home in India, Karan and Arjun Mishra pull off cruel scam after scam. They prey on the vulnerable 5,000 miles away in Britain, persuading them to part with tens of thousands of pounds. The brothers stole £180,000 from an 83-year-old widow in Somerset by tricking…

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Digital currencies are the future for Russia, central bank chief says | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

As the economy moves online, digital currencies will be the future of financial systems, according to Russia’s central bank governor, Elvira Nabiullina. There is a need for fast, cheap payment systems, and central bank digital currencies can fill that gap, she told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble in an exclusive interview. “I…

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Rep. Katko opposes Biden administration’s removal of sanctions on Iran | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Home » News » Rep. Katko opposes Biden administration’s removal of sanctions on Iran © Shutterstock U.S. Rep. John Katko (R-NY), ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, has expressed opposition to the Biden administration’s decision to lift Iranian sanctions. In recent correspondence to U.S. Department of the…

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Coronavirus weekly round-up: UK delays lifting full lockdown measures while hawkish Fed derails reflation trade | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Boris Johnson delayed lifting full Covid restrictions by four weeks due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19 first identified in India. In the US, the Federal Reserve adopted a hawkish stance by projecting two rate increases in 2023, which led to a battering of the reflation…

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Mumbai Police Arrest ‘Crypto King’ In Bitcoin-Linked Drug Bust | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Mumbai resident Makarand P Adivirkar was helping people buy LSD and other drugs from the dark web by converting their cash into Bitcoin, alleges NCB Adivirkar allegedly used to buy these drugs from Europe and other parts of the world through Bitcoin Hydra, the Russian dark web marketplace has registered…

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Protect, Detect, and Respond to Supply Chain Cyber Attacks (e.g. Solarwinds) Using Splunk Enterprise Managed Security Services — Redmondmag.com | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Protect, Detect, and Respond to Supply Chain Cyber Attacks (e.g. Solarwinds) Using Splunk Enterprise Managed Security Services Date: Tuesday, March 23rd at 11am PST / 2pm EST Cyber Risk in the supply chain has existed since the beginnings of cybersecurity as a discipline. The SolarWinds cyberattack campaign— also called Solorigate…

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Global rules against cyberattacks must be updated | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Humphrey Hawksley is an author and Asia specialist. His latest book is Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the Indo-Pacific and the Challenge to American Power. The cyberattack that shut down an American East Coast pipeline underlines a global security challenge that needs urgent attention. When ransom-seeking hackers breached the pipeline…

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Impressions and conclusions from President Biden’s first international trip | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Joe Biden’s first international trip of his presidency took him to Europe for a series of summits with the leaders of key U.S. allies and partners as well as a face-to-face meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, a rival with whom Biden’s administration aims to have “a stable, predictable…

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Early Edition: June 18, 2021 | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

Signup to receive the Early Edition in your inbox here. A curated guide to major national security news and developments over the past 24 hours. Here’s today’s news. AFGHANISTAN A bipartisan bill sponsored by 25 lawmakers, including Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) and other military veterans, would eliminate requirements said to be…

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North Korean hack targets South’s nuclear power research | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

SEOUL — North Korean hackers conducted a cyberattack against a South Korean nuclear energy research organization last month and may have stolen valuable technology, a South Korean lawmaker said Friday. The attackers targeted the state-run Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute. IP addresses linked to the “kimsuky” hacking unit within Pyongyang’s…

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