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[ad_1] The over six hours shutdown of WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram has put the spotlight more firmly on cyber resilience for businesses. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), cyber resilience is “the ability to anticipate, withstand, recover from, and adapt to adverse conditions, stresses, attacks, or compromises on systems that use
[ad_1] Russia accounted for most state-sponsored hacking detected by Microsoft over the past year, with a 58% share, mostly targeting government agencies and think tanks in the United States, followed by Ukraine, Britain and European NATO members, the company said. The devastating effectiveness of the long-undetected SolarWinds hack – it mainly breached information technology businesses
[ad_1] WASHINGTON: The Justice Department is poised to sue government contractors and other companies who receive U.S. government grants if they fail to report breaches of their computer systems or misrepresent their cybersecurity practices, the department’s No. 2 official said Wednesday. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the department is prepared to take action under
[ad_1] By Manish Israni Thanks to the increasing adoption of technology, our lives have been completely taken over by apps. There are apps for almost every scenario, from waking up to ordering food, running errands, chatting, and a lot more. The rise in the usage of applications has been specifically more phenomenal in the current
[ad_1] By Aryaan Parwez The last 18 months have seen enterprises accelerating their digital transformation initiatives in response to the rapidly evolving business landscape. We are seeing a massive surge in cloud adoption and a shift towards remote working in which users access their IT resources, bringing new cybersecurity challenges on the way. To meet
[ad_1] JAKARTA: A leak online of the President’s Covid-19 vaccine certificate has heightened concern in Indonesia about information security, coming in the same week as a data breach affecting 1.3 million users of a government contact-tracing application President Joko Widodo’s vaccine records were accessed using the app, PeduliLindungi (care protect), and shared widely on social
[ad_1] Check Point Research (CPR) on Thursday said it had flagged a security vulnerability in WhatsApp‘s image filter function that could have been exploited by attackers to read sensitive information, and the same has now been fixed by the messaging platform. “CPR exposed a security vulnerability in WhatsApp…An attacker could have exploited the vulnerability to
[ad_1] San Francisco: Apple‘s anticipated Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) headset will need to be wirelessly tethered to an iPhone or another Apple device to unlock full functionality. According to a report from The Information, Apple is working on a custom chip for the headset. The headset will be similar to the WiFi-only version