November 2, 2023 — The UK AI Summit held at Bletchley Park Museum was not specifically a recruitment event for the next generation of government agents. However, it is likely that some of the attendees were interested in working for the government in some capacity, and it is possible that the government was looking to identify potential talent. Continue reading
A new global consumer survey from Norton, a consumer Cyber Safety brand of Gen™ (NASDAQ: GEN), revealed online shopping scam victims lost $1500 on average during the holiday season. Continue reading
- New AI-powered features built into the CipherTrust Data Security Platform utilizing Google Cloud’s foundation models and generative AI support in Vertex AI1 to automate the Discovery and Protection of critical data
- Collaboration will enable the automation of fundamental tasks for customers and help ensure data security Continue reading
By Kim Harrisberg | South Africa correspondent
Privacy experts are calling for citizens to be protected from growing surveillance in Africa, following a new report by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the African Digital Rights Network (ADRN).
Their report, “Mapping the supply of surveillance technologies to Africa” focuses on Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco, Malawi and Zambia importing surveillance tech from countries including the U.S., Britain, China, Israel as well as the EU amounting to more than $1bn every year. Continue reading
Walt Szablowski, Founder and Executive Chairman of Eracent, cautions that there is a blind spot for software asset procurement and management teams when selecting and managing software products. It’s imperative for all application users and developers to understand what licensing requirements and potential security risks are involved in widely used open-source software (OSS). Maintaining compliance and protecting against vulnerabilities requires complete visibility and constant vigilance to ensure legal compliance, protect intellectual property, and avoid costly litigation and security breaches. Continue reading
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced the findings of its report “Anatomy of 100+ Cybersecurity Incidents in Industrial Operations.” The global study conducted by Cyentia Institute analyzed 122 cybersecurity events that included a direct compromise of operational technology (OT) and/or industrial control system (ICS) operations, collecting and reviewing nearly 100 data points for each incident. Continue reading
In May 2023, the Dallas City Government was hugely disrupted by a ransomware attack. Ransomware attacks are so-called because the hackers behind them encrypt vital data and demand a ransom in order to get the information decrypted.
Mobile operators need to reassess security vulnerabilities in the key GTP (GPRS Tunnelling Protocol) protocol and bolster GTP security within their networks as they continue to invest in and roll out 5G, according to a new study by SecurityGen, the global provider of security solutions and services for the telecom industry. Continue reading
Scams are one of the most pervasive Cyber Safety threats of our time. The sheer volume is staggering – people are collectively wading through 3.4 billion phishing emails on a daily basis – and scams are becoming more sophisticated and harder to spot without help. Today, Norton, a leader in Cyber Safety and part of Gen™ (NASDAQ: GEN), is inviting people to join in the fight against scams by offering early access to Norton Genie, a real-time AI-powered scam detector, to provide an easy, fast and free way to check if texts, emails, websites and social media posts are a scam. Continue reading
By Diana Baptista | Data Journalist
Digital rights groups in Brazil protested against Smart Sampa, a government program seeking to install 20,000 security cameras with facial recognition technology in São Paulo by 2024.
Using drones, the groups projected slogans like “No More Invasive Surveillance” and “Respect our Rights” on building walls. Continue reading