19 Jul Weekly Rundown: Girl Scouts In Cyber, N.Y. Election Security, Email Threat Isolation
News and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity
– Kerry Morgan, Cybercrime Reporter
Northport, N.Y. — Jul. 19, 2018
- Girl Scouts of the USA release 30 new STEM related badges — including programming and cybersecurity.
- U.S. National Intelligence Chief states U.S. is at a dangerously high risk of cyberattacks — finds warning signs just as serious as before 9 /11.
- New York aims to strengthen election cybersecurity with $5 million budget.
- Google gets hit with near $5 billion fine by European Commission over Android operating system.
- Pentagon warns companies to strengthen their network protection or risk losing government contracts.
- Aircraft industry holds cybersecurity as a top priority — it even brings rival companies into collaboration.
- Deloitte launches EMEA Women in Cyber initiative encouraging women to join the cybersecurity industry.
- Symantec releases new technology “Email Threat Isolation” to protect devices against cyberattacks.
- Australia’s controversial “My Health Record” — the pros, the cons and the safeguards.
- Cybersecurity Ventures’ list of Women in Cybersecurity to Follow on Twitter reaches 345 names — with many more to come.
Tech expert Bryan Smith speaks on Twitter’s ban and suspension of accounts, influencer marketing and the “role of bots.”
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– Kerry Morgan is a Cybercrime Reporter for Cybercrime Magazine.