A new survey conducted by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has found that cyber risks top the list of financial service concerns, but that geopolitical threats such as Brexit and the U.S. presidential nominee, Donald Trump, are not far behind.
The survey, Systemic Risk Barometer, by the DTCC found that cyber risks remained the number one overall risk with 22 percent stating that it is the single biggest threat to financial services while 56 percent of respondents ranking it within the top five.
While cyber risks remain the number one concern, the survey found that the top five risks have moved toward geopolitical concerns.
The remaining top [...]
US President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t strike as one who knows – or cares – a lot about space, science, and technology. Since the announcement of Trump’s victory, there have been a lot of headlines about a possible catastrophic impact of the upcoming Trump presidency on space and sci/tech in the US. However, a smart businessman – and Trump is one – knows that he must have competent advisers for issues on which he is ignorant, or uninterested.
The day of reckoning will soon be upon millions of American as they head to the polls to elect its 45th President between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but according to one cybersecurity company, the voting machines used are vulnerable to hacking, reports CNBC.
According to Real Clear Politics, Clinton currently has 203 of the overall electoral college vote with Trump claiming 164. However, even though Clinton has remained in the lead for most of the election, there are concerns that vulnerability of the voting machines could leave them open to hackers.
Speaking to CNBC, Cris Thomas, a strategist for Tenable Network Security, said:
The machines themselves [...]
In a speech at the National Press Club on October 31, billionaire businessman and tech pioneer Peter Thiel defended his controversial decision, which has caused intense debate and earned Thiel the wrath of Silicon Valley liberal elites, to back Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.