The latest wearable tech to get people talking isn’t an activity tracker or a watch. It’s a glove that gives the wearer an entirely new set of fingerprints, fooling even the best fingerprint scanners on the market.
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Secure financial messaging service Swift has warned member banks of a fresh wave of attempted and successful cyber heists.
Cyber attacks aren’t just an IT problem.
Cybersecurity Ventures recently reported worldwide spending on cyber defense products and services is forecast to exceed $1 trillion for the five-year period from 2017 to 2021 -- driven by the dramatic rise in cybercrime, the ransomware epidemic, and the refocusing of malware from PCs and laptops to smartphones and mobile devices.
The National Crime Agency is calling for a stronger collaboration between business and law enforcement to fight cyber crime in the light of a report produced with private sector partners.
Representatives from Google, Facebook, Dropbox and other companies spoke at the meeting, asking the commission to make recommendations on transparency, threat sharing and privacy for consumer data.
Retired U.S. Gen. Michael Hayden says it's up to the private sector to defend against most cyber-threats because the government can only deal with a "thin slice" of the incidents.
The Private Sector is also capable of major cyber offensives!
The National Security Archive on Wednesday launched a website, dubbed the Cyber Vault, that contains a cache of cybersecurity documents from U.S. and foreign agencies, international organizations and cybersecurity firms.
China is consolidating its ability to censor the Internet by drafting rules requiring businesses that serve domestic Internet users to register their Web addresses inside the country, a move seen as targeting Chinese companies but that has raised concerns among foreign businesses.