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Revamp of cyber security measures needed amid rising global threats
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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compliance
Organisations must revamp cybersecurity as digital advancements increasingly expose businesses and public services to cyber threats.
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Former Northrop Grumman Executive Joins QuSecure Leadership Team
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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ml
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quantum computing
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ai
QuSecure has named former Northrop Grumman executive Aaron Moore as EVP, Head of Engineering to lead its engineering and software development.
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Former NSA Director Joins Duality Advisory Board
Wed, 22nd Feb 2023
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cloud services
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data protection
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Former NSA Director Michael Rogers joins Duality Technologies as advisor for privacy-preserving data collaboration in public and private sectors.
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Cohesity appoints Kevin Mandia as CEO of Mandiant
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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digital entertainment
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cybersecurity
Cohesity appoints Kevin Mandia, CEO of Mandiant and cybersecurity expert, to its board and forms a Security Advisory Council to advise on emerging threats.
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Huawei chairman accuses the US of spying
Wed, 6th Mar 2019
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spying
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counter spy
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nsa
Huawei boss rebuts US spy fears, champions digital inclusion at MWC.
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'Leaker' behind massive NSA breach possibly still working at agency
Wed, 15th Nov 2017
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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cios
A cybersecurity expert has said it is a ‘stunning admission’ by the former CIA director about the NSA breach that is being touted as catastrophic.
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Russian hackers steal from US government again – expert says US at fault
Fri, 6th Oct 2017
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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kaspersky
Piers Wilson says that in some ways, it is genuinely shocking that the NSA has allowed a contractor to expose vital US cyber-defence data like this.
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Former NSA exec to take charge of global security at Fortinet
Wed, 18th Jan 2017
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Fortinet appoints Phil Quade as CISO, with responsibility for information security and expanding the company's federal and critical infrastructure business.
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Net Neutrality itself might kill our online privacy
Mon, 5th Jan 2015
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net neutrality
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Advances in net neutrality in the USA could be a Trojan horse for online privacy, amid Snowden's leaks and emerging cyber vulnerabilities.
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Key must 'come clean' on NSA / GCSB fibre optic cable interception
Tue, 5th Aug 2014
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government
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fibre
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green party
Green Party calls on PM John Key to explain discussions about a US interception site on New Zealand's fibre optic cable.
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Is US whistleblower becoming Snowed-in?
Sun, 23rd Jun 2013
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apple
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
US whistleblower Edward Snowden navigates globe from Moscow to Ecuador, eluding US capture with WikiLeaks' support. Is his refuge within reach?.
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Attacks on Google linked to schools
Mon, 22nd Feb 2010
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google
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The spate of online attacks on Google and many other US<br />companies and organisations has been linked to two educational institutions in<br />China, one with ties to the military.