Cost of a Data Breach: Infrastructure – Security Intelligence

During the pandemic, businesses and consumers saw firsthand what happens when infrastructure fails. In 2019, the global critical infrastructure protection (CIP) market size was valued at $96.30 billion. It is predicted to grow to $154.59 billion by 2027, with a CAGR of 6.2%. On top of that, each…

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‘It’s a big wake-up call’: FBI joins operation to tackle Optus data breach – Nine Shows

A week since the Optus security breach which exposed the data of millions of Australians the minister for cyber security has revealed they now have more information about how it was undertaken.Cyber Security Minister Clare O'Neil told A Current Affair host Dimity Clancey that a police investigation is…

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Artificial Intelligence has opened doors for media but ethics must always prevail – Capital FM Kenya

By Dinnah Ondari and Rebecca Mutiso Ten years ago, if you bandied around the word Artificial Intelligence in a Kenyan newsroom, you would be branded an illusionist, today it is the buzzword. AI, machine learning and data processing are fast becoming essential in any newsroom that hopes to…

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Here’s how crooks will use deepfakes to scam your biz – The Register

All of the materials and tools needed to make deepfake videos – from source code to publicly available images and account authentication bypass services – are readily available and up for sale on the public internet and underground forums.  Cyber criminals are taking advantage of this easy access…

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Cloud security is key to cybersecurity resilience in state and local governments – American City & County


The evolution of cloud technologies and the magnitude of what they are enabling in state and local government is immeasurable—from enabling first responders in the field, vaccine distribution and tracking, to remote learning and working. In fact, cloud technologies largely enabled government operations when the COVID pandemic hit.…

DOJ’s Aggressive Cyber-Standards Enforcement for Govt Contractors – The National Law Review


It is imperative that companies with government contracts, or those receiving federal grant funding, ensure that they have adequate cybersecurity protocols in place. The announcement by the Department of Justice (DOJ) of the Cyber Fraud Initiative strongly signals its intent to be aggressive in holding government contractors with…

Council OKs allocating $12.4M in federal stimulus funds for innovation, technology projects – Kenosha News


Council OKs allocating $12.4M in federal stimulus funds for innovation, technology projects A proposed youth leadership and career readiness center and a technology-focused high school for Kenosha’s Innovation Neighborhood are among 11 projects that could benefit from the first portion of federal stimulus funding the city has received.Earlier…