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ECB Says One of Its Websites Was Hacked, Data Possibly Captured

The European Central Bank said one of its websites was hacked by unauthorized people who may have stolen private information including contact data. According to an emailed statement, hackers installed malware onto an external server that hosts the Banks’ Integrated …

Rise of the Robots Comes With Benefits and New Loss, Liability Scenarios

In the new report The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: Future Outlook and Emerging Risks, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) identifies both the benefits and emerging risk concerns around the growing implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in society and industry, …

Travelers’ 2017 Risk Index: Top Worries Center on Cyber, Driving and Workplace

According to the latest Travelers Risk Index, 52 percent of consumers say they think the world is getting riskier, down from 63 percent when the survey was launched in 2013. The 2017 index identifies the overall perception of risks for …

US Location No Protection Against Cyber Threats

The United States has long relied on its borders and superior military might to protect against and deter foreign aggressors. But a lack of boundaries and any rulebook in cyberspace has increased the threat and leveled the playing field today. …

Deciphering the Cybersecurity Framework

Reading the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” is like being trapped in a nonstop risk management meeting. Within the Framework, organizations “dynamically select” improvements, functions “align with existing methodologies for incident management,” and …

FDA Urges Protection of Medical Devices From Cyber Threats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, citing potential cyber threats to medical devices, on Thursday urged medical device makers, hospitals and other medical facilities to upgrade their protections against attacks that could disable the devices or compromise patient privacy. In …

Cyber-Attacks New Disaster Threat for South Carolina

South Carolinians have dealt with the aftermath of war, earthquake and hurricanes and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday the state now needs to be prepared for another type of disaster – cyber-attacks. “A threat we’re not prepared for nearly …