29 Dec 2021

India Blocks YouTube Channels In First Deployment Of New IT Rules

In India, twenty YouTube channels and two websites have been blocked under emergency powers granted by the IT Act. This marks the first time that India has used the IT Act to take action in terms of content moderation. According to officials, the banned channels were running anti-India content from

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24 Feb 2021

Finnish IT Giant Hit with Ransomware Cyberattack

Major Finnish IT provider TietoEVRY has been hit with a ransomware attack that has forced some services offline. The attacks have disrupted company operations while it is attempting to mitigate any further risks and ensure that all systems are restored. The ransomware attack created technical problems with several services that

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08 Jan 2021

Post-Riot, the Capitol Hill IT Staff Faces a Security Mess

After the destructive riots that wreaked havoc on the United States Capitol building on Wednesday, the next issue at hand is mitigating the risks of having demonstrators access government systems. The congressional support staff is dealing with logistics such as cleanup, repairs, and securing the offices and digital systems after

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05 Jan 2021

10 of 15 of DOD’s Major IT Projects Are Behind Schedule, GAO Found

The Government Accountability Office has found that 10 out of 15 of the Department of Defense’s IT projects are behind schedule. The Defense Department’s programs consist of software development approaches seeking to avoid cost increases and schedule delays for information technology systems. However, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) also found

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19 Aug 2020

Large Orgs Plagued with Bugs, Face Giant Patch Backlogs

According to a new study by the Ponemon Institute called the State of Vulnerability Management, large companies find an average of almost 780,000 individual security bugs when conducting routine network assessments. Security researchers also found that an average of 28% of the vulnerabilities discovered in routine checks will go unpatched

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04 Feb 2020

Toll Group shuts down IT systems in response to ‘cybersecurity incident’

An Australian logistics company was the target of an IT cybersecurity incident that indefinitely shut down multiple customer-facing systems. Toll announced that the shutdown was a precautionary measure, stating that they were working on the resumption of services and promising to get the systems back online as soon as possible.

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