British Conservative lawmakers are pushing ahead with legislation modifying the U.K. codification of European privacy law despite objections from privacy advocates and concerns about the legislation's impact on European trade. Government backers say the bill will bolster the domestic AI industry.
A cyber incident that incapacitated four major Australian ports for days also resulted in the theft by hackers of employee data, the port operator said Tuesday. Hackers obtained personal information of current and former employees of DP World Australia in an incident first detected on Nov. 10.
AI has become a major talking point for cybersecurity vendors since the release of ChatGPT a year ago. But AI and ML are nothing new, and the power behind using them to detect cyberthreats comes from the richness of datasets, said Debasish Mukherjee, VP of sales for the APJ region at SonicWall.
Britain's privacy watchdog on Friday said it will continue fighting to impose a fine on Clearview AI for allegedly violating the privacy rights of Britons after a tribunal sided with the facial recognition company by vacating a 7.5 million-pound penalty.
The risk of critical infrastructure hacking in the United Kingdom likely grew in the last year, says the national cybersecurity agency, citing a slew of high-profile ransomware attacks. Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a main driver of growing risk in cyberspace, the agency says.
A cybersecurity incident at an operator of major Australian maritime ports caused what a government official on Saturday called a "nationally significant" outage frustrating the movement of goods in and out of the country. The incident affects the ports of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle.
North Korean hackers are spreading malware through known vulnerabilities in legitimate software. In a new campaign spotted by Kaspersky researchers, the Lazarus group is targeting a version of an unnamed software product for which vulnerabilities have been reported and patches are available.
The U.K. communication regulator laid down plans to implement a controversial regulation intended to prevent online child sexual abuse material after it officially became law. The Online Safety Bill received royal assent on Thursday after it was cleared by the parliament in September.
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The U.K. Parliament is calling on experts to provide information on improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity amid mounting concerns that internet-connected systems underpinning functions such as power delivery and healthcare are vulnerable to hackers.
The Australian government is close to introducing standards to shore up the security of the down under country's fast-growing solar market amid reports that Chinese state-sponsored hackers might target internet-connected solar inverters and cause blackouts.
The British government's ambitions to turn the United Kingdom into a global leader in artificial intelligence are "unrealistic," warn researchers from the University of Cambridge. Experts say legal hurdles and lack of economic incentive pose major challenges.
South Korean national intelligence has sounded alarms about North Korean hackers targeting the country's shipbuilding industry to steal naval military secrets. The agency said the hacks are part of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's strategy to build larger, more advanced warships.
The United States and South Korea reaffirmed a commitment to mitigate the risks in technologies including AI, 5G networks and cloud computing, while developing an "inclusive approach" to govern their use. The two countries said governance must support the development of trustworthy AI.
Information Security Media Group recently concluded its Cybersecurity Summit: London, which brought together industry leaders for a day of informative sessions covering a diverse range of critical cybersecurity topics, including CISOs' vulnerability to liability, ransomware threats and burnout.