Neil Ford Archive

Trump fires White House CISO

President Trump’s administration confirmed last week that Cory Louie, the White House’s chief information security officer (CISO) has been fired. The CISO is responsible for ensuring the president and his closest staff are safe from cyber attack. And, yes, that …

FBI warns financial sector about infected ATMs

ATMs around the world have been spewing millions of dollars following ‘jackpotting’ malware attacks by a cyber criminal group linked to the well-known cyber crime syndicate Buhtrap, according to Russian cybersecurity firm Group IB. Machines in Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, …

Cyber security: A global collaboration

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) – a state authority created by the Virginia General Assembly to cultivate new business investment, foster international trade growth, and encourage the expansion of existing Virginia businesses – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding …

Donald Trump and cybersecurity

It won’t have escaped your attention that the United States has a new president-elect. While Donald Trump doesn’t seem to have formulated a concrete policy on what he calls “the cyber” yet (according to the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation’s …