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Ukraine Says It Thwarted a Sophisticated Russian Cyberattack on Its Power Grid

From New York Times, April 13, 2022 - "In recent weeks, American officials have warned that Russia could try to expand its cyberwarfare, perhaps by disrupting American pipelines, in retaliation for the sanctions that the United States has imposed on Moscow. Russia's military intelligence are now using malware that can take over industrial control systems, and is rarely used. This is yet more evidence of Russia's capability. The fact that they have tools that allow them to do that is very concerning for the future."

Online conference focuses on ‘the new cyber threats’ facing the oil & gas industry

Cyber attacks on critical infrastructures in the oil and gas sectors are key topics discussed in a virtual conference on April 26, 11:00 am - 12:30 PM, EST.

How AI Defends Critical Infrastructure from Ransomware

Ransomware against industrial environments is on the rise. Darktrace’s Director of Enterprise Security David Masson provides insight that AI is a powerful technology that leverages unsupervised machine learning to autonomously safeguard critical infrastructure and its suppliers with machine speed and precision

Darktrace AI Stops Emotet Trojan cyber-Attack at Saudi Arabian Construction Supply Giant

A Saudi Arabian construction giant was infiltrated by attackers earlier this year. Inside minutes, Darktrace AI took motion to efficiently block malicious communications occurring between the contaminated system and an uncommon host. READ MORE Source: Digital Latest News

What small business clients value about cyber insurance

Small business clients gravitate to cyber insurance And it’s not for the insurance, per se, but for the accompanying services following an incident, a cyber underwriter said recently. “If you think about it in the context of car insurance, they’re buying their cyber insurance effectively not for the car claims payment, but for the breakdown…
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Data Breach Preparation and Response: Breaches are Certain, Impact is Not

Data Breach Preparation And Response: Breaches are Certain, Impact is not. 1st Edition, Kindle Edition Data Breach Preparation and Response: Breaches are Certain, Impact is Not is the first book to provide 360 degree visibility and guidance on how to proactively prepare for and manage a data breach and limit impact. Data breaches are inevitable…

Failure to report Canadian privacy breaches

Failure to report Canadian privacy breaches could mean big fines after Nov. 1 Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien holds a news conference to discuss his annual report in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. After more than three years of legislative fine-tuning, Canadian businesses will be required as of Thursday to alert their customers and the…

Canadian firms still have work to do on cybersecurity: EY

A new report from EY says Canadian firms are increasing their cybersecurity spending, but the majority still allocate less than 10 per cent of their IT budgets to fending off hackers. For more on this, BNN Bloomberg spoke with Yogen Appalraju, Canadian cybersecurity leader at EY.

Hackers demand bitcoin ransom in cyberattack on big Canadian restaurants

Recipe Unlimited says there’s no ransom threat because its systems are secure On October 3rd, 2018, CBC News reported a Canadian company that owns many popular restaurant chains has been told to pay ransom in bitcoin to retrieve data that hackers claim to have stolen. On Monday, Recipe Unlimited — formerly Cara Operations — said it was hit with…
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