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USA has just increased the security for under 19 basketball tournament in Egypt

U.S Boosts security for U19 basketball team going to Egypt

The U.S is about to enter a country that is already being torn apart by violence to defend the under 19 world cup for men in basketball. But they are not going in unprepared.

The 12-star team will receive the same kind of high-level security as all other NBA team players and stars receive. This includes a comprehensive cyber security program that will also protect the players from cyber warriors of foreign countries when they are out on the field.

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Australia and Singapore become cybersecurity buddies

Australia and Singapore join hands to strengthen cybersecurity of the two countries

Singapore and Australia have just become partners in cyber security. The two countries will now hold joint cyber security exercises to strengthen the cyber infrastructure and spread awareness.

A two-year memorandum of understanding was signed by the two countries on June 2 by the cyber security agency of Singapore and Australian Government. It will now allow them to conduct regular information exchanges on important things all on cyber security. The two will also share best practices to bring in new innovation in cyber security.

This is the sixth of its kind partnership by Australia. The country has already signed partnerships with India, Britain, United States, France and the Netherlands.

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Launceston will now support cyber security innovation

new innovations are coming to cybersecurity

Launceston is known for innovation and is now overseeing an establishment of a cyber security hub in the city. The lead discussion of the proposal took place on Monday during a council meeting.

Alderman Darren Alexander spoke to the council saying that they should be taking advantage of the cyber security growth network set by the federal government of Australia.

The establishment of a growth center is going to play a key role in the government’s $1.1 billion national innovation and science agenda recently announced.

The government will be allocating $31.9 million to fund the growth center till 2020.

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Why broadcasters should work together to prevent cyber crime

broadcasting companies need to work together to fight cybercrime

Cybercrime has been there all this time in one form or the other for decades, but the threat it poses today is unlike anything we have seen in the past.  With attackers now increasing in numbers and coming from different regions of the world with different intentions, organizations in the US and around the world are now at a huge risk of an attack with unbearable consequences.

Broadcasting companies may not have been targeted regularly, but that doesn’t mean they are safe from the threats. Actually, they depend a lot on technology to help them broadcast their stream on radio and TV. To avoid becoming a victim, broadcasting companies should come together to fight cyber crime.

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A DDoS tsunami is coming to cost companies in millions

DDos attacks will cause damages in millions to unprepared companies

A study was just released by cyber security firm Neustar Security that confirms the fear of many IT professionals and executives in big and small organizations alike. DDoS attacks are rapidly increasing in number and they are becoming more and more powerful.

The firm’s head of research and development fears that enough precautions have not been taken to prevent DDoS by many companies. His company is trying its best to spread awareness of the DDoS by releasing statistical data about how damaging these attacks can be. If your organization isn’t prepared, you’ll face massive losses.

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