- Ohio Hires CISO for Election Security
Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced Sean M. McAfee as the new CISO for the Ohio Secretary of State's office.
- TSA's 'Top Ten Most Unusual Finds' of 2019
The TSA has revealed its "Top Ten Most Unusual Finds" of 2019 at airport security checkpoints.
- Top Four Security Predictions for 2020
What are the top four security predictions enterprise security should be aware of moving into 2020?
- Euro Cup and Olympics Ticket Reseller Hit by Malware
Sites belonging to a reseller of tickets for Euro Cup and the Tokyo Summer Olympics, two major sports events happening later this year, have been infected with malware that steals payment card details …
- Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Reform NSA Surveillance
U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, introduced a bill to reform Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act and prevent abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. …
- South Florida is a 'No Drone Zone' During Super Bowl
The FAA has announced that Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020.
- Passenger Screening to Begin at 3 U.S. Airports for Coronavirus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will implement enhanced health screenings to detect ill travele …
- Economic Losses from Natural Disasters Reached $232 Billion in 2019
The past decade broke new records in terms of economic damages and insured losses, according to Aon’s Weather, Climate & Catastrophe Insight: 2019 Annual Report.
- Florida Schools Lag Behind on School Safety Measures
A Florida grand jury report says school districts continue to lag on safety measures following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
- Anne Hardy Named CISO at Talend
Talend announced it has named Anne Hardy its chief information security officer (CISO).
- Forgot Your Password? Better Not to Have One, says World Economic Forum
A new report by the World Economic Forum finds that freeing ourselves of passwords will actually make us safer and businesses more efficient.
- FBI Announces New Policy for Notifying State and Local Election Officials of Cyber Intrusions with Elections
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a new internal policy to guide the timely federal notification of state and local officials of cyber intrusions affecting election infrastructure. …
- Risk of Destructive Attacks on the Electric Sector Significantly Increases
A new report highlights hacking activity targeting U.S. electric utilities and oil and gas firms attributed to the threat group Magnallium.
- Remote Access Trojan Was a Major Threat in 2019
The rise in popularity of the Remote Access Trojan, or RAT, among other financially motivated threat actors, was a major threat in 2019.
- SMB Budget Constraints and Increase of Cyberattacks in 2020 Among Top Cybersecurity Concerns
What are some current trends and barriers that Channel Partners face when protecting clients against emerging threats?
- Front Rush, Recruiting Software Company, Exposes 700,000 Student Athletes' Files
Front Rush confirmed that they suffered a data breach exposing roughly 700,000 student athletes’ files.
- THSuite, POS System in Cannabis Industry, Leaks 85,000 Files
THSuite, a point-of-sale system in the cannabis industry, has exposed 85,000 files of sensitive data from multiple marijuana dispensaries around the U.S.
- New Research Finds Half of SOCs are Ineffective
New survey data suggests that a new way of looking at SOC management is overdue.
- Orlando International Airport Becomes First Emergency Management Accredited Airport
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, the agency that oversees Orlando International Airport, has become the first-ever airport operation to earn full accreditation by the Emergency Management Accre …
- OSHA Raises Workplace Safety Penalties
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has raised its civil penalties for 2020 by approximately 1.8 percent.