cybersecurity

White House sheds cyber coordinator role

The White House has opted to eliminate the cyber coordinator role on the National Security Council, in what some see as a step back in strong cybersecurity policy. The duties formerly performed by the

What do Meltdown, Spectre and RyzenFall mean for the future of cybersecurity?

The security community is still reeling from the discoveries of the Meltdown and Spectre computer vulnerabilities, and now it seems that a rash of new hardware vulnerabilities called MasterKey, RyzenF

Credit Karma expands its identity theft monitoring tool to include dark web data

Credit Karma is best known for being the only reason anyone is ever willing to peek at their credit score, but the company has other things it wants you to be less stressed out about too. After introd

TaskRabbit CEO posts statement as its app returns following a cybersecurity breach

After taking them down to investigate what it called a “cybersecurity incident,” TaskRabbit’s website and app are back online. The Ikea-owned platform for on-demand labor also posted an update f

Stripe debuts Radar anti-fraud AI tools for big businesses, says it has halted $4B in fraud to date

Cybersecurity continues to be a growing focus and problem in the digital world, and now Stripe is launching a new paid product that it hopes will help its customers better battle one of the bigger sid

TaskRabbit’s app is offline while it investigates a “cybersecurity incident”

TaskRabbit, the on-demand errand service acquired by IKEA last year, announced today that has taken its website and app offline while investigating a “cybersecurity incident.” The company also sai

Department of Energy hosts competition to train cyber defense warriors

From leaked passwords to identity theft, cybersecurity issues are constantly in the news. Few issues, though, are as important — or as under-reported by the media — as the security of America’s

New York City is launching public cybersecurity tools to keep residents from getting hacked

In a week of harrowing city-level cyber attacks, New York is taking some precautions. While the timing is coincidental, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced that the city will introduce t

Senate Intel Committee gives Homeland Security its election security wish list

In a press conference today, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence presented its urgent recommendations for protecting election systems as the U.S. moves toward midterm elections later this year

The SEC says companies must disclose more information about cybersecurity risks

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued new guidance calling on public companies to be more forthcoming when disclosing cybersecurity risks, even before a breach or attack happens. The stat

The SEC says companies must disclose more information about cybersecurity risks

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued new guidance calling on public companies to be more forthcoming when disclosing cybersecurity risks, even before a breach or attack happens. The stat

Italian cryptocurrency exchange gets hacked for $170 million in Nano

The obscure Italian coin exchange BitGrail looks to be the latest cryptocurrency cautionary tale. On Friday, the site posted a notice to users informing them that hackers had made off with 17 million

Businesses with Apple and Cisco products may now pay less for cybersecurity insurance

Apple and Cisco announced this morning a new deal with insurer Allianz that will allow businesses with their technology products to receive better terms on their cyber insurance coverage, including l

Protecting your business from cyber threats

Your internet provider calls. Malware associated with the latest botnet has been detected coming from your corporate network. The incident response plans are triggered. The common thought trajectory g

UK to fine critical organizations up to $24M if they fail to put in strong cyber security

As companies gear up to make themselves complaint with upcoming data protection regulations in Europe around GDPR, those doing business in Member States will also be facing another wave of requirement

Alphabet launches new cybersecurity company, Chronicle, out of its X moonshot factory

Alphabet, the company you probably still wrongly refer to as "Google," today announced the launch of Chronicle, a new cybersecurity company that aims to give companies a better chance at detecting an

The quantum computing apocalypse is imminent

According to experts, quantum computers will be able to create breakthroughs in many of the most complicated data processing problems, leading to the development of new medicines, building molecular s

Thank Kim Jong Un for your crypto gains

Because of heavy sanctions placed on the country for its nuclear weapons testing, North Korea has long run a series of “side businesses” like drug trafficking, endangered species trading, money la

The future of source code security is consensus-based

The security landscape is ever-changing. It is the most non-constant industry on the planet. New threats appear and new solutions are built to squash them. Rinse, repeat. It’s a never-ending cycle i

Kaspersky Lab challenges the U.S. Government ban on its products in court

On Monday, Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab announced its intention to push back against the U.S. Government’s ban on its software. The ban, which the Department of Homeland Security ann
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