Threat intelligence report shows new IoT vulnerabilities, nation state actors and a rise in DDoS frequency

Natscout System, Inc, a provider of service assurance, security and business analytics, has released its latest Threat Landscape Report, offering globally scoped internet threat intelligence together with analysis from its security research arm.

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Security professionals working together to defend against rising cyber threats in energy

The idea of cyber-attacks causing severe physical damage to power plants and oil refineries is no longer a hypothetical for the screenplays; in today’s world, it’s the subject of real news headlines.

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High risk of breaches in IoT healthcare and automotive industries, according to Spirent’s forecast

Spirent Communications plc, a provider of mobile network, application, services, and device-test solutions, warned of the increased likelihood of disruptions this year to a wide variety of civil and military applications relying on global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) – GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou.

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FBI, IBM, TrendMicro, and Smarttech speakers to discuss cyber attacks at Dublin Zero Day Conference

The Zero Day Conference taking place in the Convention Centre Dublin on March 7, will provide CIOs, CISOs and senior IT executives with insights into the cyber threats facing their sectors.

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First bite of the Apple?

What has the stand-off between the US tech giant and the FBI revealed about the future of encryption, personal data security and criminal investigations?

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Connected car security: Why identity is in the driving seat

An increasingly diverse range of connected objects has joined the Internet of Things (IoT) in recent years. According to IDATE, 420 million drivers will generate a connectivity market amounting to €9 billion by 2020.

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FBI, DoT and NHTSA warn of car-hacking using IoT following Jeep and Nissan hacks

A new joint public service announcement from the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Transportation (DoT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the wireless components of modern vehicles that can be vulnerable and the methods attackers could use to launch a real-life attack, reported Lane Thames of Tripwire.

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Sprint expands asset-tracking solutions to help beat FBI forecast of global cargo fraud losses

According to the FBI, experts estimate that cargo thefts in 2012 will be worth as much as US$30 billion in losses. So, to provide enterprises, fleet owners, government agencies and other organisations with more choices in asset protection, US-based mobile network operator (MNO) Sprint is expanding its portfolio of products from Omnilink,

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