February 26, 2021

Google funds Linux kernel developers to work exclusively on security

Linux is more secure than most OSes, but that doesn't mean it can take security for granted. So, Google and the Linux Foundation are funding a pair of top Linux kernel developers to focus on security.

New Partnership Launched to Improve Cyber-Resilience in Scotland

A new collaboration, dubbed CyberScotland partnership, has been formed by 10 strategic organizations as part of efforts to enhance cyber-resilience and increase awareness of cyber-risks in Scotland.

NIST anticipates upgrades to system for scoring a phish's deceptiveness

Introduced in September 2020, the NIST Phish Scale system scores phishing emails based on certain key properties to determine their level of sophistication and deceptiveness.

Purdue University and MITRE form partnership to advance innovation and workforce development

Purdue University and MITRE are combining their expertise and capabilities to form a new public-private partnership focusing on key areas of national safety and security.

CIS pledges $1 million for free ransomware protection to private hospitals

Already overwhelmed by the pandemic, hospitals and healthcare facilities have also had to face the added chaos of locked IT systems, delayed care and substantial recovery costs.

UK’s Top Cyber Schools Revealed

Under the NCSC's CyberFirst Schools initiative, fourteen schools and sixth-form colleges across the country have been issued with special awards for the quality of their teaching.
February 15, 2021

AustCyber merges with Stone & Chalk to boost local capability in emerging tech

Touted as combining the 'greatest concentration of cybersecurity industry expertise' with the 'most developed technology commercialisation infrastructure that Australia has ever built'.
February 11, 2021

Google expands election security aid for federal, state campaigns

The new effort marks an expansion of Google’s work with the nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC), which provides free or low-cost security services to help defend against malicious hackers.
February 10, 2021

Coalition Against Stalkerware

Avast is joining the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Operation Safe Escape, Weisser Ring other leading companies in the fight against digital tracking.

Launching OSV - Better vulnerability triage for open source

For consumers of open source software, it is often difficult to map a vulnerability such as a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) entry to the package versions they are using.

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