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China just made VPNs illegal

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced the new rules on Sunday, as reported by the South China Morning Post. Calling it a “clean-up” of the country’s internet connections, the Ministry said the new rules would go live immediately and be in place until March 31st, 2018. 232 more words

Cybersecurity

PCI DSS Provides 12-Step Process for Cyber Security

John Kindervag is vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, and a former qualified security assessor (QSA). He says that business owners should start thinking about… 178 more words

Hackers

Can RansomFree Protect You Against Ransomware?

According to ZDNet, the cost of Ransomware hit $1 billion in 2016. Businesses and unsuspecting users were hit with popular ransomware such as Locky and Crylocker and found themselves locked out of their own systems. 309 more words

Cyber-Security

Addressing the Security Skills Gap

Addressing the Security Skills Gap was published by me on LinkedIn in January 2017.  It was born out of discussions I’d seen online about whether there was a shortage of appropriately skilled people or not: I believe there is. 20 more words

LinkedIn

Cybersecurity in France – NIS Directive

The Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (the “NIS Directive”) was adopted by the European Parliament on 6 July 2016 and Member States have until 9 May 2018 to implement it in their national legislation. 1,049 more words

Cyber Security

UPDATE: Protecting Commercial Nuclear Facilities from Cyber Attack

James Andersen
Director, Cyber Security Directorate

The NRC has been very forward-thinking in developing cyber security requirements for nuclear power plants. The cyber threat is always evolving, and so is our approach. 296 more words

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Security and Risk Online - Western Union to pay $586 million fine to settle fraud charges

Jan. 19 (UPI) — The largest money service business in the world agreed on Thursday to a half-billion dollar settlement over charges they failed to… 494 more words

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