Executives see security of cloud data as more important than ease of use

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cloud data security has been recognised as the most important focus area to improve business competitiveness in a recent survey of executives that also ranked internal user experience second. Conducted amongst 175 American and European executives, the Unisys/IDG research found The…

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Defense: the most important challenge in cyberspace

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Op-ed: The director of the Cyber Security Program at the INSS writes that one thing needs to be clear to anyone who heads a security organization: Defense is the key to everything. The latest publications about the group calling itself The…

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Judge Blocks NSA Spying and Sets an Important Precedent

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A FEDERAL JUDGE has ordered an immediate halt to the NSA’s controversial phone records collection program, ruling that the program violates the Constitution. US District Judge Richard Leon’s decision to end the collection is a victory for the plaintiffs in the…

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Spy chief: Snowden killed ‘important’ spy program in Afghanistan

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Edward Snowden’s leaks about American spy powers directly led to the end of a key program in Afghanistan, the nation’s top spy said on Wednesday. By forcing the end of the program that recorded practically every cellphone call in the country…

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UK Teenager Arrested for Hacking Important Government Websites

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Theinquirer.net reported on 20th August, 2015 stating that Charlton Floate, a 19 year old UK teenager, has been arrested with some others for the cyber attacks who seemingly hacked the websites of FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and Home Office. Floate…

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Nigerian education sector embraced online solutions to cater for an improved record management system, e-result checker, and eLearning platform. However, this has led to increased vulnerabilities in portals of universities and other higher institutions of learning. This is according to…

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