Fifteen years after the Northeast Blackout of 2003 cut power to 50 million people in the US and Canada, experts explain that many threats to the electricity grid remain.
Power utilities' cybersecurity practices may be effective, but need to evolve over time. And all companies operating elements of the grid – even the small ones – should step up.
Experts explain the task of securing the electrical grid against cyberattacks, and discuss potential solutions and the risk of failure.
Cybersecurity is an increasingly relevant concern in our society, but pop culture tells us virtually nothing useful about it.
As the microchip industry celebrates the 50th anniversary of chipmaker Intel's founding, engineers and researchers call for a complete rethinking of computer architecture.
Russian government agents allegedly penetrated US state and county election databases. Scholars of election security offer insight and recommendations about what to do now.
IAFEI and partners Duke University and Grenoble EM regularly survey CFOs across the world. For the second quarter 2018, the poll ran from May 13 to June 7, 2018.
Ten years after the publication of two major works about violence, their authors meet to discuss their theories and renew the debate.
Cyber vulnerabilities in shipping show how far the industry has to go. But proper cyber security of ships is more complex than you might initially think.
It is hard to know whether metadata retention has been effective or necessary. We can only hope that the debate over accessing and analysing encrypted services is a little more enlightening.
New research has uncovered a previously unknown weakness in smart city systems: devices that trust each other. That could lead to some pretty terrible traffic, among other problems.
As more physical objects are becoming digitalised, it is leading to greater national security risks.
Framing cyberspace as a national security concern can quickly erode fundamental human rights.
As Amazon introduces a new smart-home device aimed at children, it's important to know many internet-connected toys are not secure, putting kids' security and privacy at risk.
Here's how to secure your home network, whether or not it has already been attacked by hackers.
Local governments don't pay much attention to cybersecurity, leaving them vulnerable to hijacking as happened to Atlanta and Baltimore.
In a complex environment with massive numbers of internet-connected devices, the key barrier to better cybersecurity isn't funding: It's ensuring staff at all levels take action against the threat.
With countries such as China and Sweden are studying plans to create a new form of money – a central-bank digital currency. CBDCs risk revolutionizing both the way money is created and distributed.
The best way to protect elections is to plan and prepare for an audit of the results after the votes are cast.
The international community should set bright line rules on appropriate responses to cyber attacks before an expansive reading of the “self-defense” clause triggers war.