The Cybersecurity (CS) Digest is a curated bi-weekly news summary for cybersecurity professionals. It is transmitted in an HTML-formatted email and provides links to articles and news summaries across a spectrum of cybersecurity topics.
Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure: National Cyber Security Awareness Month – Week 4 - CSIAC
The 15th annual NCSAM is coming to a close, and we hope you'll join in to promote a safer, more secure and more trusted Internet for these last few days of the month. CSIAC will continue to emphasize the importance of securing our critical infrastructure as we transition into November's Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month (CISRM), which is spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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The leaders of two contenders for the Pentagon's massive cloud contract sounded off on Google's decision not to bid.
A dangerous computer virus designed to destroy safety systems at industrial plants was likely developed by a Russian government-backed research institute, U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday.
A new Navy policy recognizes the electromagnetic spectrum as a warfighting domain "on par with sea, land, air, space and cyber."
The United States has launched a cyber campaign aimed at Russian operatives in an effort to curb misinformation ahead of the Nov. 6 congressional elections, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in what it said was the first known such operation to protect American elections.
US May Have by Far the World’s Biggest Military Budget But It’s Not Showing in Security - The Register
A "red teamer" cracked into a US Department of Defense system and rebooted it, but nobody noticed: the system suffered unexplained crashes. In another case, testers "caused a pop-up message to appear on users' terminals instructing them to insert two quarters to continue operating."
British Airways has revealed that the massive data breach which struck hundreds of thousands of customers is bigger than first believed.
Air Canada Resets 1.7 Million Accounts After App Breach - Naked Security
Air Canada has been forced to issue a password reset for all 1.7 million users of its Android, iOS and BlackBerry mobile app after up to 20,000 accounts were compromised by hackers last week.
Cathay Pacific has revealed details of a massive hack that has seen the personal data of nearly 10 million of its customers stolen.
The head of Apple on Wednesday endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant's commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being "weaponized" against users.
The Trump administration on Monday announced it was banning US exports to a Chinese semiconductor firm named Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company, Ltd., citing national security concerns.
Researchers have uncovered an active phishing campaign which targets Android devices in order to turn them into mobile proxies.
Facebook is getting hit with the maximum penalty allowable under United Kingdom law for a scandal in which the social media website failed to keep user data out of the hands of the political research firm Cambridge Analytica.
In a deal that not everybody saw coming, IBM used the weekend lull to announce the acquisition of Red Hat for US$190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion. Red Hat is known for its commercially supported enterprise Linux operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and for its wider set of predominantly open source software tools and cloud computing products.
The Department of Defense and the Digital Defense Services have awarded another set of contracts under their "Hack the Pentagon" bug bounty program to security firms HackerOne, Synack and Bugcrowd.
Linux and BSD variants that employ the popular X.Org Server package --almost all do-- are vulnerable to a new vulnerability disclosed on Thursday.
Microsoft announced today that Windows Defender is the first antivirus to gain the ability to run inside a sandbox environment.
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