cybersecurity

TOKYO | Japan’s minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

TOKYO  — Japan’s minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he has never used a computer and making comments showing he has no idea what a USB port might be. Ruling party lawmaker Yoshitaka Sakurada, also in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, was replying Wednesday to questions from independent and … Continue reading TOKYO | Japan’s minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

Homeland Security News: Congress Passes Legislation Standing Up Cybersecurity Agency in DHS

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today released the following statement: On November 13, the United States House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass legislation creating the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The CISA Act (H.R. 3359), which passed the Senate in October and now … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Congress Passes Legislation Standing Up Cybersecurity Agency in DHS

WASHINGTON | Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections

WASHINGTON— An unprecedented federal and state collaboration to defend election systems against Russian interference ended with no obvious voting system compromises, although it’s not entirely clear why. Federal officials are wondering whether foreign agents are saving their ammunition for the 2020 presidential showdown or planning a late-stage misinformation campaign to claim Tuesday’s election had been … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections

Aquicore Wins 2018 DC Inno “50 on Fire” for Technology and Cybersecurity

  WASHINGTON/ NOVEMBER 07, 2018 (STL.News) Aquicore, a leading commercial real estate software company with an all-in-one asset operations and management platform, today announced that it has been selected as a 2018 DC Inno “50 on Fire” winner in the technology and cybersecurity category. With several key partnerships and notable updates and new features added … Continue reading Aquicore Wins 2018 DC Inno “50 on Fire” for Technology and Cybersecurity

UMSL News: US Bank awards four UMSL students with cybersecurity scholarships

ST LOUIS, MO – Since enrolling at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, Ian Bae has made a habit of arriving to class early. He’s not getting there prematurely to find the best seat or a quiet study space, though.  He’s meeting with professors during office hours to discuss the latest trends in cybersecurity. Bae picked … Continue reading UMSL News: US Bank awards four UMSL students with cybersecurity scholarships

Homeland Security News: Statement from DHS Press Secretary on Recent Media Reports of Potential Supply Chain Compromise

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released the following statement yesterday: “The Department of Homeland Security is aware of the media reports of a technology supply chain compromise.  Like our partners in the UK, the National Cyber Security Centre, at this time we have no reason to doubt the statements from the companies … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Statement from DHS Press Secretary on Recent Media Reports of Potential Supply Chain Compromise

BRUSSELS | EU lawmakers push for cybersecurity, data audit of Facebook

BRUSSELS  — European Union lawmakers appear set this month to demand audits of Facebook by Europe’s cybersecurity agency and data protection authority in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. A draft resolution submitted Thursday to the EU Parliament’s civil liberties and justice committee urged Facebook to accept “a full and independent audit of its … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU lawmakers push for cybersecurity, data audit of Facebook

United States | U.S.-Chile Executive Cyber Consultation

United States – Senior representatives from the United States and Chile participated in an Executive Cyber Consultation in Washington, D.C., August 23-24, 2018 to facilitate stronger bilateral cooperation on cyber issues, including government capacity to address emerging challenges and shared threats in cyberspace. The two days of meetings focused on key cyber and internet policy … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Chile Executive Cyber Consultation