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What Countries and Companies Can Do When Trade and Cybersecurity Overlap – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary Cybersecurity as a key issue for trade policy is a relatively new development. In the last few years there have been a number of news reports about various governments’ incorporating spyware, malware, or similar programs into computer-based products that are exported around the world. And it is truly …

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U.S. Government Taps into Nation’s Colleges for Cybersecurity Expertise – EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

The National Science Foundation calls cybersecurity “one of the defining issues of our time.” The U.S. is particularly vulnerable, according to Juniper Research, because of the substantial amount of national and international data located within a wide range of companies, governmental entities and institutions, with little regulation. Compounding the problem …

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Europe's ENCS highlights 2018 cybersecurity victories – Smart Energy

The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS)has marked 2018 as a successful year in the organisation’s efforts to enhance utility cybersecurity measures. Maarten Hoeve, technology director at ENCS, said: “It’s been a fantastic year for our training programmes, with further developments and investments in training capabilities by research projects such as ACTSmart. …

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South Carolina cybersecurity 6 years after 6 million tax records stolen – WJBF-TV

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. CHARLESTON, S.C. (WJBF) – Six years after hackers stole millions of South Carolina tax records, the state has ended a program to monitor victims’ credit records, and is still working to improve …

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EU eyes tougher scrutiny of China cyber security risks – Financial Times

The EU is looking to toughen scrutiny of potential security risks with Chinese technology companies in the wake of growing concerns about cyber theft and cyber espionage allegedly linked to Beijing.  Brussels wants to step up efforts to map Chinese electronic infrastructure in the bloc, after pressure from Washington and growing unease …

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Export control of cyber-security software and tools – Global Village space

Afeera Firdous | Many computer security experts have celebrated the development of Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) in which it revised and added new export control rules for computer network intrusion software in its export control list. In the same plenary meeting in 2017, WA, a voluntary arrangement which governs the trade …

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Ohio Joins South Carolina in Implementing Insurance Cybersecurity – The National Law Review

Monday, December 31, 2018 Ohio has joined South Carolina in becoming the next state to adopt a variation of the NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law (“MDL-668”). This legislation makes a number of changes to Ohio’s insurance law, including the addition of a new Chapter 3965, which establishes “standards for …

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FEATURE ARTICLE – Cybersecurity – International Mining

This month’s Spotlight Feature Article homes in on cybersecurity. With several large industrial firms still reeling from recent cyber attacks, miners need to protect what is becoming an increasingly large pool of data, processes and autonomous equipment. Dan Gleeson finds out how they should do this Source link

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Quantum computing could be a cyber security threat in the future – Scroll.in

Cybersecurity researchers and analysts are rightly worried that a new type of computer, based on quantum physics rather than more standard electronics, could break most modern cryptography. The effect would be to render communications as insecure as if they weren’t encoded at all. Fortunately, the threat so far is hypothetical. …

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PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Sells 1,500 Shares of ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK) – Fairfield Current

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. cut its stake in shares of ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (NYSEARCA:HACK) by 6.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 22,858 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,500 shares during the period. PNC …

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