Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.
Below you’ll find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles and/or our blog posts providing additional insight. Be sure to check back each Friday for highlights of the goings-on each week!
In its ambition to be the cybersecurity capital of the world, Israel is busy building a vast military-industrial security megacomplex in the working class city of Beersheba, improbably located in the southern Israeli desert.
Is your industry next in line to be targeted by China’s government-sponsored hackers? To find out, look at China’s latest five-year plan, suggests a global threat report released this morning.
We now live in an age where household items like refrigerators have Internet-connected LCD screens and privacy experts talk about the so-called “Internet of Things.” Medical devices are increasingly becoming connected as well, and like any connected device, they are at risk of getting hacked.
The agreement on the new Privacy Shield framework will make it easier for companies to transfer data between Europe and the US.
The majority of cyber-attackers are motivated by money, but make less than $15,000 per successful attack, according to a survey of hackers in the U.S., U.K. and Germany released by the Ponemon Institute.
When it comes to cybersecurity, it has long been safe to assume that almost nobody is doing much of anything to protect themselves. But a new survey by credit-monitoring company Experian reveals that notion may no longer be completely accurate.
A $6 billion security system intended to keep hackers out of computers belonging to federal agencies isn’t living up to expectations, an audit by the Government Accountability Office has found.
While on one hand, any one of us can access the internet, through any number of tools, platforms, technology and software and almost any combination too. But on the other hand, the internet can and does access us, and all of our information, every minute of every day. Probably more than you and your family access the Internet.
As smart cars join the ever-expanding world of the Internet of Things, a number of studies have shown how this emerging technology is vulnerable to a number of risks. Recently, San Diego-based researcher Stephen Savage discovered a flaw in a smart car’s operating system that allows it to be carjacked by playing a song on its CD player.
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