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City of Johannesburg battles ransomware attack

City of Johannesburg battles ransomware attack

South Africa’s largest city shut down its website and billing systems as a precautionary measure after a group hacked into the municipal authority’s network system.

Cyber-security company aims to protect consumers' personal data and rights

Cyber-security company aims to protect consumers' personal data and rights

The latest version of WISEKey’s ID app includes new features focused on US consumers’ rights to know and control their personal information.

Baltimore calls for federal emergency declaration after cyber attack

Baltimore calls for federal emergency declaration after cyber attack

City council president wants the federal government to have a larger supporting role in helping the city recover from the attack that disabled computer systems and key citizen services.

UK aims to 'design out' cyber threats

UK aims to 'design out' cyber threats

The Government has announced £70m investment to support research into the design and development of hardware to make devices and services more secure from the outset

World needs "coalition of the willing" to counter cyber threats

World needs "coalition of the willing" to counter cyber threats

Cyber-security experts at Davos hope those democracies that have not signed the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace will join the multi-stakeholder initiative