Let the Experts Be Your Guides: Cybersecurity for Companies in Australia and Singapore

Cybersecurity is at the top of the agenda today in many boardrooms and executive suites. Two recent books of essays published by Forbes, in association with Palo Alto Networks—Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers—Australiaand Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers—Singapore—offer expert guidance. This…

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After a Cyberattack, Germany Fears Election Disruption

BERLIN — After hackers infiltrated the German Parliament’s computer network in May 2015, it took nearly a year before the country’s intelligence agency concluded that the attack was most likely the work of their Russian counterparts. Last week, when 900,000 Germans lost access to internet and telephone services, it took a matter of hours before politicians began…

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Obama Has a Plan to Fix Cybersecurity, But Its Success Depends on Trump

THE OBAMA WHITE House has had to reckon with cybersecurity like no other presidential administration in history, from China’s 2009 hack of Google, to the Office of Personnel Management breach, to the rise of botnets built from dangerously insecure “internet-of-things” devices. Now, in the waning days of Obama’s presidency, his team has a new plan to shore up America’s…

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Facebook Plans for WhatsApp Stumble on EU Privacy Concerns

Facebook Inc.’s stalled plans to leverage WhatsApp’s user data are about to hit another regulatory bump in Europe. Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, who heads a panel of Europe’s privacy watchdogs, said Facebook will probably face “additional action” over using WhatsApp’s data for its own advertising purposes when the group of regulators meets next month. Facebook has stopped merging some…

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