CIO — Your organization will come under attack. It’s not a matter of “if.” It’s a matter of “when.” And security is no longer simply an operational concern.
The UK Government 2013 released the information security breaches survey fopr 2013.
IT professionals know that cyber security threats become more plentiful and sophisticated every year, and there is no reason for that trend to change.
A recent report by the National Audit Office (NAO) said it would take the UK 20 years to develop the sophisticated skills needed to improve cyber security.
China has shrugged off allegations by Australian media that Chinese hackers have stolen the blueprints for the new Australian spy headquarters.
“China pays high attention to cybersecurity issues, and is firmly apposed to all forms of hacker attacks,” foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a regular press briefing on Tuesday afternoon. “Groundless accusations will not help solve this issue.”
Government agencies will challenge thousands of programmers across the country to solve community problems with open data and lines of code this weekend during the first-ever National Day of Civic Hacking.
Barack Obama will confront Chinese president Xi Jinping next week over a spate of cyber-attacks on the US, including the latest allegation that Chinese hackers gained access to more than two dozen of America’s most advanced weapons systems.
A list apparently showing the contact details of English Defence League members has been published online. It has been posted by people claiming to be part of a computer hacking network known as Anonymous.
A 28-year-old US man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to carrying out a cyber-attack on global intelligence firm Stratfor.