EU member states call for emergency cybersecurity fund to help Ukraine
The European Commission has been asked to create an emergency response fund to help address critical cybersecurity issues faced by Ukraine.
APAC region builds IT resilience with new cybersecurity hub
The Asia Pacific (APAC) region is being aided in its bid to combat the ever-growing cyberattack threat through the installation of a new multi-million-dollar IT infrastructure.
Cyberattack wave prompts security review for critical infrastructure organisations
Critical infrastructure organisations are under renewed pressure to shore up security after a scathing report into how a wave of cybersecurity challenges was dealt with through the past 12 months.
Cybersecurity best practice essential to energy resources deployment
A new study has concluded that cybersecurity emphasis on best practice, security and resilience is essential to the reliability of distributed energy resources deployments.
Oil and gas companies to spend US$15 billion to combat cyber-threat
Oil and gas firms are to commit up to US$15 billion to digital transformation over the next decade in a bid to modernise infrastructures, increase cybersecurity and to improve ESG credentials in the long-term.
Fresh drive to shore up cyber-integrity of US critical infrastructure
A new tech partnership is to bring virtual next-generation firewalls and multi-service platforms together to bolster security within connected environments in the US.
IT leaders may be taking security risks
A new study has speculated that IT leaders may be too confident when it comes to relying on cloud, security and application capabilities, a new study finds.
Endpoint security market predicted to expand as cyber-threat continues to grow
Having reached a value of 11.91 billion USD at the end of 2018, the size of the endpoint security industry is predicted to increase to reach 21.18 billion USD by the end of 2025.
Sunderland to become UK’s most advanced smart city
The city of Sunderland in the United Kingdom is set to benefit from next generation 5G mobile infrastructure.
Ransomware attack knocks Ireland’s health service computers out of action
All IT systems run by Ireland’s health Service Executive are today (14 May) shut down following a ransomware attack.
EU to establish Cybersecurity Competence Centre in Bucharest
The European Union will seek to boost security of the internet and other critical network and information systems by setting up a Cybersecurity Competence Centre in the Romanian capital of Bucharest.
Microsoft warns businesses are not taking firmware attack threat seriously enough
Businesses are not paying close enough attention to firmware attacks, Microsoft has warned, following research showing the scale of the problem.
EU says ‘no major breach detected so far’ following significant cyber attack
The European Commission and other European Union (EU) institutions have been hit by a cyber attack significant enough for senior officials to be alerted.
Thousands of Indian government officials being trained in cyber security
More than 4,000 employees of the Indian government have been trained in cyber safety in the past three months to help beef up the state’s defences against cyber-attacks.
EU Council adopts cyber security strategy
The Council of the European Union has agreed to the European Commission’s proposed cyber security policy for the digital decade ahead.
The Internet of Things: strategic principles and best practice
The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) presents new security challenges and risks. Ahead of his appearance at PrivSec Global, Arun DeSouza answers questions on how to ensure your IoT strategies are up to date and effective.
Singapore sets up programme to combat supply-chain cyber risk
The government in Singapore is to set up a programme to help organisations who run the city state’s critical information infrastructure (CII) to better manage their supply chain’s cyber-security risks
Microsoft links attacks on Exchange Server to China
Microsoft says it has detected multiple zero-day attacks against on-premise versions of Microsoft Exchange Server.
China-linked cyber group ‘targeted Indian power sector’
An investigation by US cyber-security company Recorded Future has found a cyber-campaign by RedEcho, a threat activity group with links to China, targeted the Indian power sector.
Oxford University confirms cyber incident at Covid-19 research lab
Oxford University has confirmed reports of a cyber incident at a research laboratory that is researching how to counter the Covid-19 pandemic
Ukrainian agency links cyberattack on government to Russia
The National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) of Ukraine believes Russian hacker-spy group Pterodo/Gamaredon is behind a cyberattack on a Ukrainian government file-sharing system.
Hackers behind Accellion breach linked to FIN11 group
Hackers behind Accellion breach linked to FIN11 group
Malaysia to set up cyber security test lab
A 5G cyber security test lab will be launched in Malaysia to cover Internet of Things (IoT) and telecommunications security, plus improving readiness in responding to 5G-related cyber-attacks, says communications and multimedia minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
US government announces new measures to boost cyber security
The United States will launch a series of actions to strengthen the country’s cyber security, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced.
French insurer goes offline to protect data following RansomExx ransomware attack
French health insurance company Mutuelle Nationale des Hospitaliers (MNH) has disconnected from the internet following a ransomware attack.