Cybersecurity (141)

Duke Energy Fined $10M for Cybersecurity Violations

Duke Energy has been hit with a $10 million fine by the utility industry’s self-regulatory organization for cybersecurity violations. So reports the Charlotte Business Journal.


Does Cybersecurity Need An Image Makeover?

Information-technology security professionals may suffer from an image problem. That’s according to a new report by Thycotic, a cybersecurity vendor.


Equifax Must Face Data Breach Lawsuit, Judge Rules

A federal judge has denied Equifax’s request to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit stemming from a 2017 security breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million people. So reports Yahoo Finance.


Intelligence Chiefs Stress Foreign Cyber Threats in Annual Report

U.S. intelligence leaders emphasized the emerging cybersecurity threat from China and Russia in their latest annual “Worldwide Threat Assessment.” So reports The New York Times.


Yahoo’s $85M Data Breach Settlement Fails in Court

A federal judge has rebuffed Yahoo’s proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit stemming from three breaches between 2013 and 2016 involving an estimated 3 billion user accounts. So reports Digital News Daily.


'Collection #1' Breach Only Tip of the Iceberg: Experts

A trove of hundreds of millions of email addresses and passwords that was posted online this month won’t be the last, cybersecurity researchers warn. So reports The Independent.


U.S. CEOs Worry About Cybersecurity More Than Recession

A new survey by the Conference Board finds the leading external concern for U.S. CEOs in 2019 is cybersecurity. So reports Fortune.


Protracted Shutdown a “Nightmare” for U.S. Cybersecurity

The partial U.S. government shutdown has been rapidly becoming a “nightmare scenario” for national cybersecurity. So reports CNBC.


Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Spurs Recruitment Initiatives

As companies continue to identify a lack of qualified cybersecurity professionals, new efforts are popping up to address the shortfall.


Shutdown Could Threaten U.S. Cybersecurity Staffing

The partial U.S. government shutdown is likely to lead top cybersecurity talent toward the private sector, where they can expect better pay and a more stable job. So reports The Washington Post.


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