Tag Archives: cyber

OTC announces it was a victim of cyber fraud

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Ozarks Technical Community College announced it was the victim of a cyber fraud incident that robbed the institution of nearly $900,000 this spring. The college notified law enforcement authorities as soon as the fraud was discovered. Loss of the funds will not affect students, classes, or any college operations. The college… Read More »

Risk of cyber attacks rises following Ukraine invasion | Economy and Business

In 2021, there were 40,000 cyber attacks per day, 125% on the previous year, according to security solutions company, Datos101. But while it is true that the number of cyber attacks has been rising in recent years, there are certain factors, such as the pandemic and widespread teleworking that, according to experts, contributed to the… Read More »

The 2022 Cyber Incident Reporting Law: Key Issues to Watch

Against the background of the Russia-Ukraine war, public officials have warned that Moscow or other hacktivist groups may escalate their malicious cyber operations, which could (directly or indirectly) impact the United States and local businesses. Congress, in response to these concerns and the significant increase in cyberattacks in recent years, has enacted a law requiring… Read More »

NATO’s Role in Global Cyber Security

This paper is part of a series called: NATO in a New Era: Global Shifts, Global Challenges. The full series is available, here.  Malicious cyber activity has increased substantially over the past years, ranging from ransomware and espionage to politically motivated cyberattacks and sophisticated malware used in the war in Ukraine. NATO allies must remain on high… Read More »

PJCIS supports passage of second tranche of critical infrastructure cyber laws

Australia’s parliamentary body tasked with reviewing cyber laws has thrown its support behind the federal government’s second tranche of critical infrastructure cyber laws. “The new laws are a critical tool that will bring together government and industry to strengthen our defences against significant threats from nation state adversaries and criminal actors,” Liberal Senator and Parliamentary… Read More »