Hostile spies target U.S. with cyber, encryption, big data
A federal report warned that intelligence threats are becoming more complex as adversaries turn to hybrid techniques combining spying, economic espionage and cyber operations.
$645 billion cyber risk could trigger liquidity crisis, ECB's Lagarde warns
The president of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, warned that a well-organized cyber-attack on a major financial institution could trigger a liquidity crisis. Referring to a European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) report that estimates the global cost of cyber-attacks at anything up to $654 billion (£507 billion), Lagarde said that "As an operator of critical infrastructures, the ECB obviously takes such threats very seriously."
97 of the 100 biggest airports fail cybersecurity tests
Ninety-seven of the world's 100 largest airports failed to pass tests of their cybersecurity programs conducted by ImmuniWeb researchers. The security firm studied airport web and mobile apps and found many could be at risk for air-travel-related cyberattacks.