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 •  November 20

Heightened concerns about cybersecurity from CEOs and boards increasingly are playing out in the process of hiring chief information officers, says Gerry McNamara, global managing director of the technology officers practice at Korn/Ferry International. CIOs have their own concerns, pressing prospective employers for candid assessments of the...

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 •  November 15

Artificial intelligence, growing more potent and easier to use, threatens to compound the already considerable challenges companies face as they deal with cyberattacks, researchers warn. While rare, they say early signs of such advanced forms of attacks have already been detected. Earlier this year, cybersecurity firm Darktrace Inc. spotted a...

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 •  November 14

Forever 21 Inc. said Tuesday that unauthorized users may have gained access to its payment systems, potentially exposing the credit-card information of customers who shopped in some of the fashion retailer’s stores. The Los Angeles-based company said it received a report from a third party that payment-card systems in some stores may have been...

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 •  November 14

WASHINGTON—Roughly one-sixth of American agencies found a Russian cybersecurity firm’s software on their computers after the U.S. government ordered them to look for the company’s products and remove them. Jeanette Manfra, the Department of Homeland Security’s assistant secretary for cyber-security and communications, said all but six of the...

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 •  November 9

A senior Securities and Exchange Commission regulator said Thursday that public companies will soon face new guidelines for how they report cybersecruity breaches to investors. The agency will probably update directions that it gave to companies over six years ago, before the spate of high-profile breaches, including at the SEC itself and Equifax ,...

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 •  November 2

The Justice Department has identified more than six members of the Russian government involved in hacking the Democratic National Committee’s computers and swiping sensitive information that became public during the 2016 presidential election, according to people familiar with the investigation. Prosecutors and agents have assembled evidence to...

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 •  October 29

An expected one million jobs in cybersecurity will go unfilled this year world-wide, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association says. Many companies that do fill open roles use employees from other departments or recent graduates who are untested in corporate cybersecurity. And what’s really troubling, while many companies rely on a...

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 •  October 28

HACK is the most successful ETF in a lineup that's now mired in a legal dispute, with assets of morethan $1 billion. ETFs, like mutual funds, give investors a simple way to own hundreds of stocks or bonds by buying a single share of a fund. These funds often outsource jobs like portfolio management, index calculation, marketing, compliance or asset...

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 •  October 17

Mr. Prince hopes Cloudflare—which supports and protects websites, handling nearly 10% of all internet requests—will be one of those platforms, but “I don’t think there will be many, if any, standalone security companies that exist.” George Kurtz, CEO of cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike Inc., shot back that hackers evolve quickly and are always trying...

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 •  October 15

Dozens of high-speed traders and others from Wall Street are helping the Pentagon study how hackers could unleash chaos in the U.S. financial system. The Department of Defense’s research arm over the past year and a half has consulted executives at high-frequency trading firms and quantitative hedge funds, and people from exchanges and other...