He is special guest at the Ground Zero Summit 2015 being organised by Indian Infosec Consortium – a group of ethical hackers. “Threat to national security has moved to the digital dimension. Terrorist organisations have turned social networks and online forums into recruitment hotbeds and propaganda mechanisms. We need a security apparatus in the digital space to address this threat. Hackers are the face of this digital army.” The actor said he is bringing his whole team including scriptwriters of the show to observe and interact with the ethical hacker community. (Also Read: Tabu Has Shown Interest in 24, Says Director ) “From November 22, I will start shooting for 24. It will go on air in 2016. When an actor prepares for a role, we often start to live like the character. Some call it method acting. We meet real life people like the character and try to understand their nuances, their life,” he said. As per the summit’s website, speakers will share details of the espionage mission as well as hold sessions on hacking of cellular networks, medical devices in hospitals, using technical loopholes in them. The consortium claims to have discovered cyber espionage operation under which phones of Indian Army personnel, who had downloaded some mobile application related to news, had been compromised by hackers based in Pakistan. IIC CEO Jiten Jain has said that the findings were handed over to security agencies who promptly acted and sanitised the infected handset early this year.

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans He is special guest at the Ground Zero Summit 2015 being organised by Indian Infosec Consortium – a group of ethical hackers. “Threat to national security has moved to the digital dimension. Terrorist organisations have turned social networks and online forums…

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BlackBerry Ltd Prepares For More Cyber-Threats With Medical Hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) took the stage to demonstrate the way in which a terrorist could access an infusion pump inside a hospital and give patients a lethal morphine dose. The demonstration was held in New York City, during the global security…

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Sochi Olympics prepares for security threats

Ashley Bennett Top Priority Sector:  law_enforcement_first_responders Many people are concerned about the upcoming 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi due to some of the recent terrorist threats. Read More…. View full post on The Cyber Wars

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London 2012 prepares for cyber attacks

When it comes to Olympics security, the chief information officer for London 2012 is quite clear: “We will get cyber-attacks, for sure. Previous Games have always been attacked, so we will be attacked. We are working with partners and government to make sure we have the right defences,” Gerry Pennell…

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