The Cybercrime Treaty vs Hack Back Bill

There are two conflicting cybercrime regulations in the making, one national and the other one international. Which one deserves to be supported and why should you know this? National: Hack back Bill The US Congress has been considering a law relating to cybersecurity defence named as ‘Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act’ (ACDC). This proposed bill …

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Computing on the Edge: How secure it is?

The Business Insider recently announced that there are about 10 billion connected IoT devices in 2018 and predicted that there will be 64 billion of these devices in use by 2026. The vast majority of these devices are or will be connected to the edge computing networks. But how secure it is?

Cybersecurity quandary: Is the third party betraying us?

The survey concludes that although nearly 80% of respondents believe software supply chain attacks have the potential to become one of the biggest cyber threats over the next three years. Few organizations are, however, prepared to mitigate the risks. Is, then, a third party betraying us or we are just inattentive? This issue must, anyway, …

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5G security: Is the cheese already moved?

With 5G just around the corner, it seems that people are struggling to understand all its facets - including cybersecurity. The 5G brings far-reaching changes, significantly different from previous generations of mobile communication networks as it will cause major modifications in technology and network architecture. This architecture will connect an enormous volume of the internet …

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Deepfake: A fake news on steroids

Instead of being mostly textual, the fake news era brings digitally altered video and audio also known as deepfakes. These have a real potential to further erode already undermined public trust in journalism but also to cause serious security impediments. The term deepfake was first coined on the online platform Reddit in 2017 by an …

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Weak cybersecurity can make benefits of the 4IR null and void

Raising cybersecurity awareness designates a necessary step in successfully addressing cybersecurity issues of the 4th Industrial Revolution and forming ‘cyber intelligent’ leadership, workforce and citizenry. The backdrop Almost all organisations in the future will be digital, and 60% of all global GDP will come from digital sources by 2022, according to the World Economic Forum …

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Your Carmaker is Hacking You!

Although some people think that hacking modern cars rather belong to Hollywood scenarios, we advise you to take preliminary measures and prevent bellicose surprises.   MERCEDES has recently sparked a privacy row by admitting it spies on drivers with tracking devices covertly installed in its cars. The secret sensors, fitted to all new and used …

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