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Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Business / Tech Nov 7, 2018

Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Senegal on Tuesday inaugurated a cybersecurity school to strengthen West Africa's defenses against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda. Senegalese Foreign Minister Sidiki Kaba and French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian gave the ceremonial start to the National Cyber-Security School ...

Cathay Pacific reveals data breach affecting 9.4 million passengers

Business Oct 25, 2018

Cathay Pacific reveals data breach affecting 9.4 million passengers

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. said Wednesday that data for about 9.4 million passengers of Cathay and its unit Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Ltd. had been accessed without authorization. Cathay said 860,000 passport numbers, about 245,000 Hong Kong identity card numbers, 403 expired credit card numbers ...

National Jul 25, 2018

Japan crafts new cybersecurity strategy for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The government crafted a new cybersecurity strategy Wednesday as it steps up preparations for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020. During a meeting at the prime minister's office, it also decided to introduce a five-stage index to classify the severity of cyberattacks to ...