Top cyber security certifications: Who they’re for, what they cost, and which you need | CSO Online

Two of the most common questions I’m asked are, “Is having a computer security certification is helpful in getting a job or starting a career in computer security?, and if so, “Which certification should someone get?.” The answer to the first question is a definite yes. Getting a certification, while not a cumulative showing of […]

Coronavirus now possibly largest-ever cyber security threat

The total volume of phishing emails and other security threats relating to the Covid-19 coronavirus now represents the largest coalescing of cyber attack types around a single theme that has been seen in a long time, and possibly ever, according to Sherrod DeGrippo, senior director of threat research and detection at Proofpoint. To date, Proofpoint […]

MoD secrets exposed in dozens of cyber security breaches

Heavily redacted reports obtained by Sky News have revealed that the MoD and its partners failed to protect military and defence data in 37 incidents in 2017. At the time, warnings issued by the MoD and National Cyber Security Centre mentioned a Chinese espionage group known as APT10 hacking IT suppliers to target military and […]

Not only Kudankulam, ISRO, too, was alerted of cyber security breach | India News, The Indian Express

Not just the Kudankulam plant of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), too, was alerted of a possible breach by suspected malware, The Indian Express has learnt. On September 3, the National Cyber Coordination Centre, set up under a classified project “to generate necessary situational awareness of […]

Cyber Security Awareness Month | Ways to protect your data

Since the beginning of the lockdown in late March, in an effort to adhere to social distancing, South Africans have changed the way they purchase everyday essentials. From groceries to household items such as furniture and garden tools – online shopping has proven to be a perfect solution during a time when physical interaction should […]

PM Modi’s UAE, Palestine visit in February to focus on counterterrorism, cyber security

More co-operation in cyber security and counter-terrorism initiatives and facilitating more investment in India’s infrastructure sector will top Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda when he visits the UAE next month, said an official familiar with the plans on condition of anonymity. Modi is likely to visit the Gulf nation on February 10 and 11. He […]

Fergus high school’s cyber security success good news for industry | CBC News

Teens from Fergus are among the youngest cyber security experts in the country. For the third year in a row, students from Centre Wellington District High School in Fergus will be competing against  teams from across the country in the international cyber security competition for high school students, Cyber Titan.  The senior team ranked third in […]

Cyber Security in 2019 – What are the predictions

Throughout 2018 we’ve seen many cyber breaches. With a different issue almost every week throughout the year, cybersecurity is at the top of business owners’ minds. Unfortunately, this isn’t something that experts foresee ending any time soon. As such, here are some of the things you’ll want to pay attention to in 2019. Increased International […]

Cyber-security super-brain Rudy Giuliani forgets password, bricks iPhone, begs Apple Store staff for help • The Register

The month after Rudy Giuliani was named the US president’s cybersecurity adviser, the former mayor of New York queued up outside an Apple Store in San Francisco to get staff to reset his iPhone because he couldn’t remember the passcode. Giuliani had typed into the wrong code more than 10 times, seizing up the phone […]

Australian Cyber Security Centre warns of significant increase in business email compromise scams | Queensland Country Life | Queensland

A Dalby farmer who has been scammed to the tune of $90,000 is warning others to be on the lookout for similar activity. Noel and Suzi Rockliff thought nothing of it when they received their usual email from Arrow Energy at the end of July reminding them to make their quarterly payment for land they […]