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Belli, L. (2021) “Cybersecurity Policymaking in the BRICS Countries: From Addressing National Priorities to Seeking International Cooperation”, The African Journal of Information and Communication. South Africa, 28. doi: 10.23962/10539/32208. ABSTRACT In the concluding statement of the 2021 BRICS Summit, the bloc’s five members—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—pledged to pursue enhanced cooperation on cybersecurity issues,...
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Source: https://www.govtech.com/sponsored/smart-cities-security-concerns-and-safety-issues-5g-mec-and-security-risks Smart cities could transform urban living for the better. However, in order to mitigate the risks of cyber threats that can be exacerbated by inadequately secured and mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies, government officials should be aware of smart cities security concerns associated with their supporting infrastructure. September 24, 2021 • Verizon What is a...
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Source: https://breakingdefense.com/2021/08/amid-space-race-cybersecurity-and-resiliency-remain-concerns-experts/ The space rush will result in tens of thousands of new assets launched within the decade, which will create a “truly enormous” cyber attack surface, said Sam Visner, a technical fellow at the MITRE Corporation. By BRAD D. WILLIAMS, August 16 WASHINGTON: A space race is afoot, and in this brave new interstellar world,...
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CISA, in coordination with the National Security Agency, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, as part of the Enduring Security Framework (ESF)—a cross-sector, public-private working group—released a Potential Threat Vectors to 5G Infrastructure paper. This paper identifies and assesses risks and vulnerabilities introduced by 5G. The ESF 5G Threat Model Working Panel, a subgroup...
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MAR 23 2021 A modern network security approach is needed as agencies prepare to roll out 5G wireless networks to support their missions. Source: https://fedtechmagazine.com/article/2021/03/government-agencies-prepare-5g-dont-forget-security by John Davis Retired U.S. Army Major General John Davis is vice president and federal chief security officer for Palo Alto Networks, where he is responsible for expanding cybersecurity initiatives...
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Source: SWI swissinfo.ch https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/machines-and-ethics–artificial-intelligence-switzerland/46213634 Digital technologies hold great promise for the economy and society. But some recent developments, such as face recognition, also present ethical dilemmas. The challenges are immense for Switzerland, which is one of the leading developers of artificial intelligence (AI). This content was published on December 10, 2020. CHRISTIAN RAAFLAUB Digitalisation has...
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With 5G IoT devices projected to hit 49 million units by 2023, researchers launch programs to keep IoT from becoming a blackhole of exfiltration. Open standards were supposed to drive interoperability of Internet of Things devices, allowing cybersecurity software to interrogate devices across the network. Many vendors even hoped to install apps or agents inside...
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Source: Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) research https://transweb.sjsu.edu/press/How-Prepared-Transit-Cyber-Attack MTI research finds only 60% of transit agencies have a cybersecurity preparedness plan, leaving them ill prepared for a cyber attack. October 6, 2020 | San José, CA New Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) research assesses the readiness of agencies to understand, mitigate, and respond to the growing threat of cybersecurity. Is...
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By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | September 17, 2020 German authorities are investigating the death of a patient following a ransomware attack on a hospital in Duesseldorf. The patient, identified only as a woman who needed urgent medical care, died after being re-routed to a hospital in the city of Wuppertal, more than 30 km away from her initial...
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Source: https://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/news/interviews/5g-question/ INTERVIEWS 5G question 14TH SEPTEMBER 2020 Can 5G make organisations more vulnerable to cyber-attacks? asks Ronen Shpirer, Director of Solutions Marketing at the cyber company Fortinet. The roll-out of the 5G mobile network will offer the potential for download speeds of up to ten times faster than today’s, promising to change how we communicate,...
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