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18 U.S. States Most Vulnerable to Election Day Hacks, New Congressional Report Says

Eighteen U.S. states lack sufficient cybersecurity safeguards to protect their election voting infrastructure from hackers, a new Congressional report says.

Trustwave Says Security Breach Lawsuit Is Without Merit

Trustwave says a lawsuit against the MSSP involving a Heartland Payment Systems data breach in 2008 is without merit. The case is a timely reminder for all MSPs to closely monitor their customer contract stipulations.

Another New York DFS Cybersecurity Deadline Looms

The New York DFS data security regulation for financial services firms has a September 2018 deadline for audit trails, application security, data retention limitations, access monitoring, and encryption of non-pubic information.

Report: Industrial Control Systems Poorly Protected in Critical Infrastructure Industries

Industrial control systems (ICS) used to administer equipment in manufacturing, energy, transportation and other critical industries often lack sufficient perimeter protection against hackers, a new study found.

IMF Report: Cyber Hackers Could Steal $350 Billion Annually From Financial Institutions

Financial institutions could lose $350 billion from cyber attacks in a “severe scenario,” a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said.

Department of Energy Makes Energy Sector Cybersecurity Moves

The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability in May released its Multiyear Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity. Hunton Andrews Kurth explains.

AWS CloudCheckr Compliance Module

Enterprise cloud management platform firm CloudCheckr adds Total Compliance, which enables government agencies to monitor their infrastructure for compliance.

IBM Security Audits Los Angeles County Election System

Los Angeles County hires IBM Security Services to audit and investigate recent voting system issues.

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Safeguard Cybersecurity Product Supply Chain

After lawmakers banned Kaspersky Lab software from federal networks, a newly introduced bipartisan bill would require federal agencies to closely scrutinize products for supply chain cybersecurity risks before buying them.

Cybersecurity for U.S. Dams, Power Grids, Infrastructure: More Answers Emerge

BlackRidge Technology & Agile Fractal Grid (AFG) showcase security-as-a-service (SECaaS) platform to some 400 electric utility co-ops & municipal utilities. Plus, Booz Allen Hamilton (a Top 100 MSSP) and Spry Methods win cyber contract to protect U.S. dams.