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3 out of 4 organizations admit they aren’t ‘resilient’ to cyber attacks…and more

3 out of 4 organizations admit they aren’t ‘resilient’ to cyber attacks

US computer security specialist Bruce Schneier gives a lecture during the largest computer hackers' conference in eastern Europe, the 'Hacktivity' in Budapest on September 18, 2010. Hacktivity 2010, the largest computer hackers' conference in eastern Europe, kicked off on September 18, with some 1,000 participants expected to attend the two-day event, according to organisers. The conference was to bring together officials and computer experts from Hungary and abroad in an informal setting, combining lectures and discussions on serious issues such as Internet security, with lighter fare and games. Bruce Scheier, a world-renowned cyber security expert, opened the congress with a keynote speech.  AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK (Photo credit should read ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

US computer security specialist Bruce Schneier gives a lecture during the largest computer hackers’ conference in eastern Europe…

Bruce Schneier regards the history of cyber attack and defense as a trilogy. The ’90s, he says, were all about prevention. The ’00s were about detection. And the ’10s are—and will continue to be—about response. Schneier—author of more than a dozen books on privacy and security, the latest of which is the bestseller Data and Goliath—knows a thing or two…

 

3 ways to build resilience to climate change

What does real resilience to climate extremes look like? It might come down to three things: the ability to adapt to changes, anticipate what might happen next and absorb shocks when they do come along. That’s the argument of a new paper by researchers working under the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) initiative, a UK government-funded effort to help people cope with climate pressures in some of the most fragile and vulnerable parts of the world, from South Sudan to Nepal. Efforts to build resilience to climate impacts – from more frequent droughts and…

 

More investments needed to shield PH economy from natural disasters

More investments both coming from the public and private sector are needed in order to cut the economic losses that the Philippines would usually incur every time a natural disaster would hit the country. National Competitiveness Council (NCC) Private Sector Co-chairman Guillermo M. Luz said in an interview on the sidelines of the ongoing Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Iloilo that the Philippines will need more investments to make the economy more resilient to disasters…

 

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