#nationalcybersecuritymonth | GE Research in Niskayuna lands $4.2 million federal cybersecurity project

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NISKAYUNA — General Electric researchers in Niskayuna are working to secure increasingly numerous and sophisticated energy management systems from attacks and failures. The company this week announced it and the Pacific...
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#hacking | Federal policy change takes proactive approach to election hacking, lo | Depend On WOKV – Jacksonville’s News, Weather, and Traffic

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With election season ramping up across the country, local election officials are happy to see a new change in federal policy. The FBI announced last week that the agency is working...
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#sextrafficking | Cleveland man accused of shooting at federal agents faces new sex trafficking charge | #tinder | #pof | #match

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Federal prosecutors brought new sex-trafficking charges against a Cleveland man already accused of shooting at federal agents during a raid at his home stemming from a human-trafficking probe. Reuben Rankin, 34, faces charges of sex trafficking of...
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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | High-profile departures widen federal government’s security talent shortage

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Respected and influential government cybersecurity veteran Jeanette Manfra announced this month that she is leaving her position at DHS to join Google as its global director of security and compliance as...
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#cybersecurity | hacker | Consumer data privacy regulation at the federal level: An opportunity for MSPs?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans After Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) paperwork in June 2018, shock waves reverberated throughout Silicon Valley. Lobbyists at the Information Technology Industry Council, a Google-backed think tank,...
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Federal CIOs Zero In on Zero Trust

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Here’s how federal CIOs can begin utilizing the security concept and avoid predictable obstacles. Now more than ever, the US government has focused on proactive cybersecurity measures. Under President Donald Trump’s...
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#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | 18 International Hackers were arrested by Manhattan Federal Court

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. Department of Justice stated that they’ve detained 18 International Cybercriminals who allegedly committed various financial frauds and stole tens of millions of dollars from financial institutions and individuals. The...
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