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One Million daily Cyberattacks – Royal Caribbean Cruise

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Jason Liberty, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Executive Vice President: “It is happening. It’s probably happening to everybody in my opinion. I think we get over a million different attacks a day. Our cyber-security budget used to be probably half a million dollars a year, and it’s probably $75 million to $100 million dollars a year today. […]

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Gartner: 2018 IoT Security Spending To Reach $1.5 Billion

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Gartner predict that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018. Comparing with 2017 IoT security spending will increase by 28% (from $1.2 billion). Gartner says by 2021, such concerns will push IoT security spending to over $3.1 billion. Worldwide IoT Security Spending Forecast (Millions of Dollars) 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Endpoint […]

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Cydome Security joins “Be Cyber Aware At Sea”

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Cydome Security joins the Be Cyber At Sea initiative. The initiative is a global maritime and offshore industry initiative for increasing maritime threat awareness. Our company is dedicated to the Maritime Cybersecurity – and as such, we also believe that along with the right tools to detect, protect, response and mitigate – the human factor […]

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Maritime company exposes military submarine details

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ThyssenKrupp reveal a sensitive cyber attack on 2017. The target was a shipyard were the group will manufacture military ships and submarines for Israel. The leak exposes technical details about the submarines that were being built.  Erel Margalit, CEO of JVP, said that the Lebanese part of ThyssenKrupp group could deliver confidential information to some Iranian groups. For […]

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Maersk will lose 300 million because cyberattack

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The container transportation company Maersk was hit by NotPetya ransomware this July. The attack impacted Maersk Line, APM Terminals and Damco. Consequently, one of their subsidiaries remain offline business for two days. The CEO announced that the company could lose 300 million in revenues. However, they said that third party data was not compromised. Between […]

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Maritime companies are in danger by a bug  

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The consulting company IOActive publish a series of vulnerabilities found in AmosConnect 8 platform from Inmarsat. The software is used for monitor GPS and Technology systems on board, as well as providing messaging, email and web browsing services. One of the bugs was found in the login form, allowing the attacker to easily obtain the […]

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Russian Hackers stole NSA spying code

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The hackers stole National Security Agency procedures used to spy foreign networks and the methods adopted to protect the networks of U.S.. Besides, the group took the code associated to the previous tasks. The breach took place in the home computer of a NSA contractor. The hacker used a Kaspersky Lab antivirus to access the […]

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Verizon / NICE Systems leak

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A misconfigured cloud-based file repository exposed the names, addresses, account details, and PINs of as many as 6 million US customers of telecommunications carrier Verizon. The cloud server was owned and operated by telephonic software and data firm NICE Systems, a third-party vendor for Verizon. More information click here   

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Equifax suffered a data leak of 143 million customers

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Equifax suffered the major data leak in its history. The event involved 143 million of customers and compromised Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. The leak took place on July 29th. The company set a web, www.equifaxsecurity2017.com , where you can check if your data have been stolen. […]

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Data Protection and Cybersecurity Post-Brexit

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Uncertainty over Brexit is high and its full implications are still unknown, especially since no date has been set for the U.K. to exit the EU. But many are concerned about the impact Brexit could have on data privacy and U.K. cybersecurity. Data Privacy Regulations In terms of data protection, the U.K. will still be […]

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