US DHS Cybersec Vulnerability Directive

The US Dept. of Homeland Security this week issued a binding directive, Vulnerability Remediation Requirements for Internet-Accessible Systems. The DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued the binding operational directive (BOD) 19-02 which requires federal agencies to remediate critical security vulnerabilities within 15 days since the initial detection. As explained by CISA, “A binding operational directive […]

World Password Day Is Thursday: 60% Of Institutions Surveyed Say It’s Time To Move Beyond Passwords

World Password Day is this Thursday, May 2, but everyone knows the damage that weak passwords can cause.  Why not use this day to talk about how other forms of authentication — like MFA,  biometrics and behavioral analysis– can better protect consumers against fraud?   OneSpan recently commissioned a study of top financial institutions regarding passwords and other authentication practices. […]

IT Provider For Global Companies Including Oracle, Airbus, Toshiba And VW Hit By Breach

Data was stolen from Citycomp, which provides internet infrastructure for dozens of companies including Oracle, Airbus, Toshiba, and Volkswagen. They said: “Citycomp has been hacked and blackmailed and the attack is ongoing. We have to be careful as the whole case is under police investigation and the attacker is trying all tricks.”  If you are a #CityComp […]

Expert Reaction On UK Government Plans To Improve Security Of IoT Devices

The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is consulting on regulatory proposals regarding consumer Internet of Things security. The UK Government takes the issue of consumer IoT Security very seriosuly and recognize the urgent ned to improve the security for these devices for the cosumer. The consumer is always the weakest link when it comes to IoT Security.    Experts Comments:   Peter Carlisle, Vice President […]

Three Practical Steps To Improving Your Company’s AI Cybersecurity Skills

Much like the rest of the business world, cybersecurity teams are increasingly hearing how AI will revolutionise the way they work – usually for the better. And it’s no longer just hype – recent research from LinkedIn showed that machine learning jobs are on the rise, with over six times as many roles available now as compared with a year ago. AI […]