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Pew Study: Consumer Knowledge Weak on Cybersecurity Topics

In an increasingly digital world, an individual’s personal data can be as valuable – and as vulnerable – to potential wrongdoers as any other possession. Despite the risk-reducing impact of good cybersecurity habits and the prevalence of cyberattacks on institutions and individuals alike, a Pew Research Center survey finds that many Americans are unclear about some key cybersecurity topics, terms…

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Cyberattacks, data breaches remain top business continuity concerns for 2017, finds BSI/BCI report

Cyberattack is once again the top threat perceived by businesses, according to research published today by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in association with BSI (British Standards Institution). A full 88% of organizations surveyed (out of 726 respondents from 79 countries) are either “extremely concerned” or “concerned” about the possibility of a cyberattack. The threat of a data breach remains…

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Cyber Security Needs in a Connected Enterprise

Threats posed by industrial cyber security has steadily been gaining relevance over the past twenty years. Presently, when the idea of Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to pervade all areas of industrial operation, cyber security is set to take on a new dimension, necessitating a more rigorous and robust approach. Cyber Security in the Era of Industrial IoT is…

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Study Reveals Americans Remain at Risk from “Cyber Confusion” Both at Home and in the Workplace

Kaspersky Lab and HackerOne, the leading bug bounty platform, today announced results of the Hacking America: Cybersecurity Perception study, which revealed that American businesses and consumers still need a more comprehensive understanding of cyberthreats and how to protect personal and sensitive business data online. To better understand how Americans think about hacker motivations, consumer versus business security responsibilities, ransomware and…

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Top telecoms regulator takes aim at Commission plan for cybersecurity labels

The top EU telecoms regulator criticised the European Commission’s plans to introduce this spring a labelling scheme to rank the cybersecurity of internet-connected devices, arguing it would only reinforce big tech companies’ dominance. “I think this is an idea that must be really be challenged,” Sébastien Soriano, chair of French telecoms regulator Arcep and this year’s leader of Berec, the…

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Most often targets in EU Cyber-attacks: Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Spain..

Cyber-attacks are a constantly evolving global threat that is not going away. They are becoming more frequent, sophisticated and brazen, as Digital Europe said. They are designed in many different forms – to make money or to perpetrate crime or terrorism; sometimes to disrupt governments or institutions; sometimes to sabotage critical infrastructure. READ MORE: Cybersecurity will take centre stage in 2017,Microsoft…

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O2 UK and BAE Systems join forces to protect customers from cybercrime

The partnership expands O2’s existing capabilities in the cyber security space and adds BAE Systems’ strong heritage of security and defence expertise O2 has joined forces with global defence and security leader BAE Systems to provide an all-encompassing ‘device to cloud’ cyber security proposition for enterprise customers. The flexible service can align easily to a customer’s network and processes either…

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Consumers increasingly aware of online security risks, but hold businesses responsible for data breaches, finds Gemalto study

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today released the findings of its 2016 Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty report, revealing that consumers put responsibility for protecting their personal data firmly at the hands of the organizations holding their data – and not themselves. According to the 9,000 consumers surveyed in Australia, Benelux, France, Germany, Russia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, India,…

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Turkish government revealed to be spying on its citizens through ISPs

Insider claims all ISPs in Turkey has used deep packet inspection to collect personal data, in accordance with the law since 2014. A cybersecurity reporter from Forbes, Thomas Fox-Brewster, made headlines in Turkey this week by revealing that Procera Networks engineers quit over the company’s products being used by the Turkish government to spy on its citizens. According to the leaked…

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