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NATO members agreed Wednesday to increase the use of cyber weaponry and tactics during military operations, with the alliance also upgrading other capabilities to combat a resurgent Russia. The changes are part of the alliance’s biggest shakeup since the Cold War, with defence ministers backing the creation of two new command centres to help protect […]

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In August, four US Senators introduced a bill designed to improve Internet of Things (IoT) security. The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 is a modest piece of legislation. It doesn’t regulate the IoT market. It doesn’t single out any industries for particular attention, or force any companies to do anything. It doesn’t even modify […]

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Earlier this week, a researcher from the University of Leuven discovered a critical flaw in the WPA2 wireless communication standard that leaves all Wi-Fi-connected devices vulnerable to attacks. Now, we will lay out simple steps users can take to mitigate risk until the Wi-Fi Alliance comes up with a fix. As we wrote yesterday, researcher […]

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“I’m working on it.” “We don’t have room in this year’s budget.” “Something else more important came up.” “Well, we’ve not been breached before…” “The risk of it happening is so small and it’s hard to quantify…” These are some of the most common excuses companies give for delaying their security and compliance efforts. But,given […]

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