#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Influences on social media promoting violent extremism among biggest cyber threats, says NTRO Chairperson

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans “Influences on social media” that promote “violent extremist ideologies” are among the biggest cyber threats right now, Satish Chandra Jha, the chairperson of National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), said at Nullcon on March 5. The other threats are data breaches, business…

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#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Govt actively addressing cyber threats, crimes, says DPM

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans PUTRAJAYA (Feb 11): The Government through the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) is actively pursuing various initiatives to address cyber threats and crimes including strengthening cybersecurity infrastructure and regulating the communications and multimedia ecosystem in the country. Deputy Prime Minister…

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#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Cyber Resilience – Everything You (Really) Need to Know

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans What is cyber resilience? If you search the definition within the Oxford Dictionary, resilience alone is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” If you narrow the definition down to cyber resilience, it shifts to maintaining vs recovery….

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#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | The 11 Best Cyber Security Books — Recommendations from the Experts

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We asked 11 cybersecurity pros for their favorite cybersecurity books — here’s what they recommend Criminals. Mystery. Danger. Money. Technology. Sextortion. While all of these things together sound like the makings of a best-selling fiction novel, the cyber security industry —…

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#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Iranian Retaliatory Cyber Threats Are a Reminder of the Importance of Sound Incident Response

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As if security operations professionals don’t have enough on their plates, they can add a new geo-political event — the U.S. killing of top Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani — to their list of potential sources of grief. The strike prompted the…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Hillicon Valley: Trump turns up heat on Apple over gunman’s phone | Mnuchin says Huawei won’t be ‘chess piece’ in trade talks | Dems seek briefing on Iranian cyber threats | Buttigieg loses cyber chief

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill’s newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. If you don’t already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK. Welcome!…

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#infosec | Accenture to Acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services Business

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Accenture Security is to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom. No financial terms were disclosed regarding the acquisition, which is expected to close in March 2020, subject to customary conditions.   The impending Symantec deal is the latest in a long line of…

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