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VA Fails Cyber Audit For 18th TIme, But Improvements Were Noted

The Veterans Affairs Department (VA) once again fell short on its latest cyber security audit, according to the latest report by the agency's Inspector General (IG) submitted to Congress. Despite ...

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CISOs believe CEOs are breaking security rules: Symantec

Nearly three-quarters, or 74 percent, of chief information security officers (CISO) in Australia, believe their CEO has broken internal security protocols, either intentionally or unintentionally, a r...

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INSIGHT-Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP , are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growi...

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UK Govt's Cyber Essentials scheme suffers data breach due to configuration error

The UK Government's Cyber Essentials digital security scheme has suffered a data breach caused by a configuration error in a software platform. On 21 June, companies received word of the incide...

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Smart Home Devices Likely To Be Vulnerable To Hacks, According To Report

Various smart home devices are discovered to be vulnerable to cyber attacks, after a CCTV camera brand, a child's toy, and an internet router were easily hacked, according to a report.  ...

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China Ceases Video Streaming On Its Popular Social Media Websites, Prompts Sell-Off In US Traded Shares

The Chinese government has ordered three popular Chinese social media websites to cease its video streaming services last Thursday, following complaints of improper comments on sensitive issues, ...

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