Justice Department Indicts 80 in Substantial Email Scam and Money Laundering Scheme

The Justice Department on Thursday unsealed a 252-count federal indictment charging 80 defendants with involvement in a massive business email scam and money laundering scheme. The 145-page indictment, unsealed Thursday, said the 80 named individuals are charged with conspiracy to...

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BMW, Jaguar Collaborate on Electric Car Technology

The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover on Monday stated they are joining forces to jointly develop electric motors, transmissions and power electronics, an...

Oracle, Microsoft Partner to Deliver Cloud Services

Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. on Wednesday announced a cloud interoperability partnership enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure...

Volkswagen to Invest up to $4.5 Billion in Digitalization Projects

  Volkswagen said Wednesday it is investing up to €4 billion ($4 billion) in digitalization projects through 2023 – mainly in administration but also in...

Senate Passes Bill to Block ‘Trolls’ Who Meddle With US Elections From Entering The Country

The U.S. Senate on Monday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to prevent individuals who interfere with U.S. elections from entering the United States. The Defending Elections...

11.9 Million Patients Affected by Quest Diagnostics Breach

Medical testing company Quest Diagnostics revealed on Monday that a third-party billing company has been hit by a data breach affecting 11.9 million patients....

Lawmakers Introduce Cyber Ready Workforce Act to Boost Cybersecurity Workforce

Lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced legislation on Wednesday to address the shortage in the cybersecurity workforce. The Cyber Ready Workforce Act would establish...

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US Grants Huawei Another 90-day Extension to Purchase From American Suppliers

The Trump administration has extended a deadline for U.S. businesses to cut ties with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to a statement by Department...

Management and Control of Data a Key Inhibitor to Federal Cloud Adoption – NetApp

Tight budgets and the need for greater flexibility and agility in government IT has led to a rise in cloud adoption. Even so, the...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

IoT is a Very Scary Environment: We Have Only Seen The Tip of The Iceberg – Cyber adAPT

Defense in depth is the best solution with regards to cybersecurity, many security experts agree. With the upward trend in BYOD, many enterprises are...

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Exclusive: Cyber Is Battlefield Of Choice When Countries Disagree – FireEye Chief Security Strategist

NATO recently officially declared cyberspace a domain of warfare as the battle between nations shift to the so-called fifth domain. Lance Dubsky, Chief Security...

German Researchers Set New World Record In Wireless Transmission

Researchers in Germany have set a new world record in wireless data transmission. A team managed to record speeds of 6 gigabits per second...

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We Are at The Edge of Realizing the Potentials of Bug Bounties and Crowdsourced Security – Hackerone

More organizations are taking advantage of bug bounty programs to strengthen their security postures. It simply makes sense – crowdsource the best cyber talent at scale to find those security gaps before the bad actors find them, and exploit...

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Virtru is Like a Spell Check for Security: We Take Privacy Very Seriously – Virtru CEO

John Ackerly is the cofounder, CEO of Virtru Corporation. He spent the earlier part of his career working as the lead policy adviser on technology issues at the White House, and Policy Director at the Department of Commerce. Ackerly...

Legislators Introduce Bill to Force Social Media Firms to Disclose How Much They Make From User Data

Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Monday introduced the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight And Regulations on Data...

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HSCC Releases Medical Device and Health IT Joint Cybersecurity Plan

The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC) on Wednesday released new recommendations for manufacturing and managing the security of medical devices for...

DOE Awards $40 Million in Funding for Grid Modernization Initiative

The Department of Energy (DOE) last week announced $40M in FY19 funding for the Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI). The GMI, a crosscutting initiative involving...

International Ransomware Attack Could Cost $193B in Economic Damages: Report

A new report from the Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) project has projected that an international ransomware attack could cost $193 billion in damages. Such...

US Intelligence Officials Warn China, Russia Pose Biggest Espionage and Cyberattack Threats

China and Russia possess cyber capabilities capable of disrupting US critical infrastructure, including power networks, US companies, the military and election systems. Iran and...

Apple Facetime Privacy Breach: New York AG and Governor Announce Investigation

New York Attorney General Letitia James and Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced an investigation into Apple’s failure to warn consumers about the FaceTime...

Justice Department Announces Efforts to Disrupt Joanap Botnet Used By North Korean Hackers

The Justice Department on Wednesday announced what it called “an extensive effort” to map and further disrupt, through victim notifications, the Joanap botnet –...

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US Grants Huawei Another 90-day Extension to Purchase From American Suppliers

The Trump administration has extended a deadline for U.S. businesses to cut ties with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to a statement by Department...

Management and Control of Data a Key Inhibitor to Federal Cloud Adoption – NetApp

Tight budgets and the need for greater flexibility and agility in government IT has led to a rise in cloud adoption. Even so, the...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

IoT is a Very Scary Environment: We Have Only Seen The Tip of The Iceberg – Cyber adAPT

Defense in depth is the best solution with regards to cybersecurity, many security experts agree. With the upward trend in BYOD, many enterprises are...

Interview: Consumer IoT Security Best Practices With Cisco Talos

It is common knowledge that the internet of things is shockingly insecure. The possibility of hackers leveraging the connectedness of your washing machine to...

If You Could Give Less Than an F Grade, OPM’s Management Deserves a G Grade Over the Breach – Ntrepid CEO

  Ntrepid's Richard Helms explains the reason why browser protection, not identity protection, is the best solution for handling the aftermath of the OPM breach. OPM...