Security Archive

US government is ‘exceptionally vulnerable’ to cyberattacks, security expert says

The United States is “vulnerable” to cybersecurity attacks and need to step up their defense mechanisms, the co-founder of the computer security firm CrowdStrike told CNBC Saturday. Recent cyberattacks, including NotPetya last June, have been devastating to American companies, causing them hundreds of millions

John Kelly overhauls White House security clearances

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is overhauling the Trump administration’s security clearance process for staff. The decision comes in the wake of the Rob Porter scandal and amid reports that dozens of White House officials, including Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, still lack long-term security clearances

Theresa May wants new security treaty with EU next year

Theresa May wants to leave the EU’s common foreign and security policy as early as next year, but would show flexibility around the UK’s red lines to secure a new security treaty. There is no reason why we should not agree distinct agreements for our

Greatest security threats today come from cyberattacks, Raytheon International CEO says

Hundreds of thousands of malware products designed every day: Raytheon International CEO  4 Hours Ago | 04:40 Cyber threats represent the greatest danger to the international community today, Raytheon International CEO John Harris told CNBC Friday. “(Cyber) is, I would, say one of largest and

NATO Secretary General arrives at the Munich Security Conference

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Germany today (16 February) to participate in the Munich Security Conference. He will give a speech on the future of NATO and European security, as well as nuclear challenges. The Conference follows meetings of NATO Defence Ministers

Munich Security Conference Opens With World On ‘Brink Of Significant Conflict’

MUNICH — The battered relations between Russia and the West is once again be at the forefront as senior officials gather for a high-profile annual security conference whose chairman warns that the world has moved toward “the brink of a significant conflict.” This year’s

Actuaries now have a say in your security posture

Analysis Global mega-insurers Allianz and Aon have just given IT buyers and the security industry plenty to ponder by cooking up a deal with Apple and Cisco that makes users of those companies’ kit eligible for a special class of cyber insurance. Part of the

IoT to ‘liberate’ cyberattacks: security firm

Lax security, poor awareness will spur assault: security firm Devices used to build the Internet of Things (IoT), a network of devices capable of exchanging data, will be used by cyber criminals to ‘liberate’ attacks in the near future, said Sanjai Gangadharan, regional director,

Is this Russian cyber security tycoon an accidental spy?

In October 2014, a junior IT worker sitting at his desk in Moscow noticed something strange on his computer. Kaspersky Labs, the Russian cyber security company he worked for, had accessed sensitive data taken from a computer in Baltimore, thousands of miles away from

Uber security execs depart after CEO criticizes practices

Adriano Machado | Reuters The chief executive of Uber Technologies, Dara Khosrowshahi. Two of Uber Technologies Inc’s most senior remaining security executives resigned on Friday and another took medical leave after the company’s new chief executive officer criticized past practices, a source familiar with