Russia hacked Olympic computers and tried to frame North Korea

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Russian military hackers hacked hundreds of computers at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games and tried to make it look like the hacks were conducted by North Korea, according to a report by The Washington Post. U.S. officials, clinging to anonymity, told The Post the “false-flag” operation conducted by the Russian military agency GRU included obtaining access… Read more »

Federal Cybersecurity: 2018 is the Year of AI

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While pundits in all manner of fields are predicting that 2018 will be the year where Artificial Intelligence (AI) comes into its own, that promise really will hold true in cybersecurity, and particularly in the federal government. As we’ve seen time and again over the last few years, the federal government has been the target… Read more »

Cisco Introduces a 5G Security Architecture to Enable Secure Network Transformation

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Smart devices, including our cars and appliances, are now connected to a network. We’ve seen steady advances in wireless technology and now we’re seeing trials of 5G connectivity, a phenomena that’s likely to bring life-changing innovations. Those of us watching the Winter Olympics in South Korea have seen a major 5G trial taking place. Cameras… Read more »

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 Critical Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft has released its monthly security update for February 2018, addressing a total of 50 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, web browsers and other products. Fourteen of the security updates are listed as critical, 34 are rated as important, and 2 of them are rated as moderate in severity. The critical… Read more »