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3 Tips for Simple Security in a Complex World What the Cyber? 3 TIPS FOR SIMPLE SECURITY IN A COMPLEX WORLD WHAT THE CYBER?

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Sep 17, 2018

Cyber security is very different than what it was 30 years ago. Today, a lot of this have changed, a lot things are more secure, but still the fundamental problems remain the same.  Online privacy, account and password management, and the increasing number of Internet connected devices in our h...

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Guide To Survival The Data Breach GUIDE TO SURVIVAL THE DATA BREACH

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Sep 13, 2018

Many of us might have fallen a prey to cyber criminals at least once in the last few years and suffered a bit due to data breach issues. In all cases, a cybercriminal uses malware to infiltrate the systems to cull out the required data, but if an antivirus software is installed then it can prevent s...

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Battling Cyber Threats Using Next-Gen SIEM and Threat Intelligence BATTLING CYBER THREATS USING NEXT-GEN SIEM AND THREAT INTELLIGENCE

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Sep 12, 2018

While SIEMs are central for SOC cybersecurity—collecting logs and data from multiple network sources for evaluation, analysis, and correlation of network events for threat detection—SIEMs are often not enough. With the growing sophistication of organized, modern cyber attackers and their...

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Cybersecurity, Information Security, Network Security, Information Assurance: What’s the Difference? CYBERSECURITY, INFORMATION SECURITY, NETWORK SECURITY, INFORMATION ASSURANCE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Sep 06, 2018

As hackers, security breaches and malware attacks continue to dominate headlines, cyber crime has emerged as a global “pandemic” that last year cost people and organizations an estimated $600 billion, according to CNBC. So it’s not surprising that combating such activities has beco...

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US users worry about identity theft, data leaks but still click on malicious links, use weak passwords, Bitdefender finds US USERS WORRY ABOUT IDENTITY THEFT, DATA LEAKS BUT STILL CLICK ON MALICIOUS LINKS, USE WEAK PASSWORDS, BITDEFENDER FINDS

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Sep 05, 2018

By now, we have all acknowledged the benefits the Internet of Things has to offer not only to the daily lives of consumers, but also to city infrastructures, governments and enterprises. But how security-aware are consumers? According to a Bitdefender survey, the average US home has about 11 smart d...

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New CLEAR Solution: Automation from Email Reporting through Remediation NEW CLEAR SOLUTION: AUTOMATION FROM EMAIL REPORTING THROUGH REMEDIATION

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Sep 04, 2018

We’re excited to announce, thanks to Proofpoint’s recent acquisition of Wombat, the availability of the Closed-Loop Email Analysis and Response (CLEAR) solution, our industry’s first complete closed-loop approach to instant end-user email reporting, analysis, and remediation. This ...

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RSA QUARTERLY FRAUD REPORT RSA QUARTERLY FRAUD REPORT

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Sep 01, 2018

The RSA® Quarterly Fraud Report contains fraud attack and consumer fraud data and analysis from the RSA Fraud & Risk Intelligence team. It represents a snapshot of the cyber-fraud environment, providing actionable intelligence to consumerfacing organizations of all sizes and types to enable ...

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37% of IT Managers See Failure to Install Updates as the Biggest Security Threat of 2018 37% OF IT MANAGERS SEE FAILURE TO INSTALL UPDATES AS THE BIGGEST SECURITY THREAT OF 2018

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Aug 31, 2018

Outdated software is now a bigger threat than weak passwords, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and unsecured USB sticks, according to a new study. 27% of enterprises spend, on average, at least a month before installing vital security patches, data shows. Among businesses with over 100,000 computer term...

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Cyber Espionage and the US Elections: What are Russian Hackers Possibly Doing and How Can They be Stopped? CYBER ESPIONAGE AND THE US ELECTIONS: WHAT ARE RUSSIAN HACKERS POSSIBLY DOING AND HOW CAN THEY BE STOPPED?

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Aug 31, 2018

Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections and the Hillary Clinton campaign email breach came as a surprise to many (with investigations underway as to who knew what and who was involved). While the New York Times reported the Obama White House had warned the Russians about “malicious cyber act...

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Do You Know How Computer Virus Spreads? DO YOU KNOW HOW COMPUTER VIRUS SPREADS?

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Aug 31, 2018

More and more people are falling a prey to the cyber attacks and losing the valuable data to an unrecognizable online fraudster is becoming one of the biggest nightmares. Say for example, the important analysis report that you prepared the previous night for your company’s new project is all g...

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2018 Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment 2018 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RISK ASSESSMENT

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Aug 31, 2018

Parsons began this effort to explore the state of cybersecurity risk in critical infrastructure facilities with a simple question. The cyber threat has undoubtedly converged – both information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments are being attacked. But, to what degree ...

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IBM Security’s Mary O’Brien on the impact AI will have on cybersecurity IBM SECURITY’S MARY O’BRIEN ON THE IMPACT AI WILL HAVE ON CYBERSECURITY

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Aug 30, 2018

Mary O’Brien, vice-president of development for IBM Security, talks to John Kennedy about the impact that artificial intelligence (AI) will have on cybersecurity. O’Brien leads a global team of 2,000 research and development professionals focused on delivering IBM’s extensive secur...

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4 Reasons Why All Businesses Need a Password Manager 4 REASONS WHY ALL BUSINESSES NEED A PASSWORD MANAGER

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Aug 30, 2018

Today, doing business means having dozens of online accounts and dozens (or even hundreds) of passwords. Technology helps us run our businesses more effectively, but it can also make us more vulnerable to data breaches and cyber attacks. Jungle Disk’s suite of cybersecurity products and servic...

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Cyber Defense for Critical Infrastructure CYBER DEFENSE FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 30, 2018

Critical infrastructure is now under constant threat from cyber adversaries seeking to exploit vulnerable systems and networks to achieve their objectives. Industries such as banks, government utilities and energy companies are constantly upgrading their cyber defence mechanisms in order to harden t...

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AI and Cybersecurity: combining data with human expertise AI AND CYBERSECURITY: COMBINING DATA WITH HUMAN EXPERTISE

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Aug 30, 2018

Artificial intelligence continues to proliferate and influence our lives. Speech recognition and image recognition rely on AI. The financial sector is moving to AI-based insurance risk analysis, credit scores and loan eligibility. We’re also seeing the emergence of AI-based robot lawyers and A...

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Is Your Small Business at Risk of a Cyber Attack? IS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS AT RISK OF A CYBER ATTACK?

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Aug 29, 2018

After reading an article in Dark Reading, I was shocked to find out that over fifty percent of small to medium sized businesses (SMB) do not think they are at risk of cyber attacks. On top of that, I found it interesting that seventy-six percent of SMBs were not using multi-factor authentication eit...

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THE SECURITY FABRIC PROTECTS THE DIGITAL ATTACK SURFACE THE SECURITY FABRIC PROTECTS THE DIGITAL ATTACK SURFACE

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Aug 29, 2018

Fortinet’s mission is to deliver the most innovative, highest-performing network security fabric to secure and simplify your IT infrastructure. We are a leading global provider of network security appliances for carriers, data centers, enterprises, and distributed offices.

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CSPi Security Solutions for Secure DevOps Enhanced & Network Security CSPI SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR SECURE DEVOPS ENHANCED & NETWORK SECURITY

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Aug 28, 2018

New Security Challenges Call for New Security Approaches. Onslaught of Data Breaches Demands Change Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are the targets of an increasing number of sophisticated cyber-attacks. The risk of breach is very real, and gets worse every day. The industry rec...

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Four Fundamentals in Building a Security Stack FOUR FUNDAMENTALS IN BUILDING A SECURITY STACK

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Aug 27, 2018

Cybersecurity is an enormous investment with even more enormous consequences for mistakes. To build an optimal security stack you need to balance residual risks with total cost of ownership of the cyber security stack and with minimal disruption to operations. Unfortunately , we have reached an impa...

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Be aware Hiddad Malware present on Google Play Store BE AWARE HIDDAD MALWARE PRESENT ON GOOGLE PLAY STORE

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Aug 27, 2018

Quick Heal Security Lab has spotted a couple of applications on play store which hide themselves after installation and display full screen ads after specific time interval. This trend is used by most of the developers these days to earn profit by displaying ads. Even if users want to uninstall thes...

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DEMAND ANSWERS WHEN EVALUATING THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE SUPPORT DEMAND ANSWERS WHEN EVALUATING THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE SUPPORT

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Aug 26, 2018

Don't put your software investment at risk. Get the protection you need with Oracle and take advantage of trusted, fully featured security, and comprehensive support. Critical software updates, compliance and governance, and deep domain expertise are essential components of a complete offering. ...

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Machine Learning in Information Security MACHINE LEARNING IN INFORMATION SECURITY

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Aug 25, 2018

The advent of new technology brings with it unrealistically high expectations of its applicability and the problems it will solve. And machine learning is the latest example. It’s important for security practitioners to know where the hype around machine learning ends and where practical appli...

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LTI Advance Threat & Vulnerability Management Service LTI ADVANCE THREAT & VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT SERVICE

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Aug 25, 2018

Cyber threats and privacy issues are on the rise, riding on top of the ongoing disruptive technological advancements. Syndicates of skilled & sophisticated adversaries target organizations to exploit vulnerabilities and make unethical gains, often jeopardizing the business of the targeted organi...

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GE Revolutionizes High Voltage Direct Current Controls GE REVOLUTIONIZES HIGH VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT CONTROLS

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Aug 25, 2018

UTILIZING NEARLY 60 YEARS OF HVDC EXPERTISE Cutting Edge Computing Technology Combined With Standardized Application Software Delivers Key Customer Outcomes. Rapid Project Delivery Cycle with Faster Return on Investment. A modular hardware platform and proven application software enable a 30% reduct...

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Foreshadow Attacks on Intel Chips is Causing Serious Vulnerabilities FORESHADOW ATTACKS ON INTEL CHIPS IS CAUSING SERIOUS VULNERABILITIES

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Aug 25, 2018

Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX) feature allows programs to establish secure enclaves on Intel processors. The secure enclave develops a safe haven for sensitive information, even if malware or another malady compromises the main computer. A global research group comprising of researche...

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10 Best Practices for Creating an Effective Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) 10 BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING AN EFFECTIVE COMPUTER SECURITY INCIDENT RESPONSE TEAM (CSIRT)

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Aug 24, 2018

In many organizations, a computer security incident response team (CSIRT) has become essential to deal with the growing number and increasing sophistication of cyber threats. Unlike a security operations center (SOC) —a dedicated group with the tools to defend networks, servers, and other IT i...

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CLOUD & SECURITY SERVICES PORTFOLIO CLOUD & SECURITY SERVICES PORTFOLIO

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Aug 24, 2018

Organisations are rushing to embrace the possibilities of hybrid cloud, but a successful transition depends on having the right technology partner. We’ll do whatever it takes to ensure your digital transformation is seamless and successful. Today, and tomorrow. A world-class Global Service Man...

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CYBER SECURITY RESOURCE PLANNING CYBER SECURITY RESOURCE PLANNING

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Aug 24, 2018

You are buying the latest CyberSecurity tools. Your security staff is buried in scores of technical solutions, malware detectors and the latest in AI technology. Your SOC (Security Operations Center) is trying to catch phantom intruders, overwhelmed with false malware alerts, filtering terabytes of ...

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New Wi-Fi attack can crack your passwords NEW WI-FI ATTACK CAN CRACK YOUR PASSWORDS

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Aug 24, 2018

Did you know that there exists a simple way to crack passwords from routers with WPA2 security? Fortunately, this hidden truth was uncovered by the white hat hackers recently! Everybody is using Wi-Fi network these days, and the usual protocols to count on are WPA or WPA2. In simple words, the Wi-Fi...

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LTI’s Threat Hunting Service LTI’S THREAT HUNTING SERVICE

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Aug 24, 2018

Traditional security monitoring is proving to be insufficient in today’s fast-paced digital world of Cloud, Mobile, IoT, and advanced threat landscape. With increasing velocity and volume of data, traditional security monitoring solutions are overwhelmed, and require enormous time and effort t...

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CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE POWER FUTURE MALWARE? CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE POWER FUTURE MALWARE?

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Aug 23, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is almost an omnipresent topic these days. It is the centerpiece of sales pitches, it “powers” various online services and is mentioned in regard to almost any new product seeking investors. While some vendors truly aim to bring the added value of this techno...

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Enterprise Security Fundamentals ENTERPRISE SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS

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Aug 23, 2018

In IT, there is an exception to every rule; even the most basic rule of IT, which states that the answer to every question is “it depends.” Security is no different, and because it touches on all aspects of IT from the physical out to the cloud, anything to do with security is going to b...

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Unencrypted laptop exposes personal details of 37,000 Eir customers, faulty security update blamed UNENCRYPTED LAPTOP EXPOSES PERSONAL DETAILS OF 37,000 EIR CUSTOMERS, FAULTY SECURITY UPDATE BLAMED

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Aug 23, 2018

It’s not great when any organisation loses a laptop, but if the contents of the computer’s hard drive have been fully encrypted and a strong password has been used it’s hardly the end of the world. After all, the chances of a criminal being able to access any sensitive information ...

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Guide to Securing Your Mobile App against Cyber Attacks GUIDE TO SECURING YOUR MOBILE APP AGAINST CYBER ATTACKS

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Aug 23, 2018

Thanks to the advent of technology, the number of mobile phone users are increasing day by day. You’ll be shocked to hear that by 2019, this number will cross the 5 billion mark! While mobile phones may have made our life easier, they have also opened up domains for many cybercriminals who are...

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Rearchitecting the WAN Edge REARCHITECTING THE WAN EDGE

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Aug 22, 2018

In the age of multi-cloud, enterprises are driving towards a new WAN Edge with SD-WAN. Global Survey Reveals SD-WAN is a Top Technology Priority. The 2018 Frost & Sullivan web-based survey included over 850 companies globally, from five key industries. Top3 PRIORITES. Hybrid Cloud Services. Netw...

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Machine Learning: The First Salvo of the AI Business Revolution MACHINE LEARNING: THE FIRST SALVO OF THE AI BUSINESS REVOLUTION

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Aug 22, 2018

In the form of machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the enterprise, promising to transform many areas of the business including customer experience. Just as humans can learn and act from experience, machines can learn from data, identify patterns and make decisi...

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What is Ransomware? WHAT IS RANSOMWARE?

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Aug 22, 2018

Ransomware is a malicious software which is also known as ransom-malware that threatens to delete or deny access to data, once it takes control over a computing device. The cybercriminal who initiated the attack commands ransom to be paid through cryptocurrency or credit card in order to recover the...

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Email Fraud Continues to Rise as the Number of Attacks Grew 36% in Q2 EMAIL FRAUD CONTINUES TO RISE AS THE NUMBER OF ATTACKS GREW 36% IN Q2

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Aug 21, 2018

Email fraud continues to make headlines within the cybersecurity space and continuously reaches unprecedented levels of impact on organizations of all sizes and in all locations. In fact, the FBI recently released a new report indicating that business email compromise (BEC) and email account comprom...

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OVERCOME THE CHALLENGES OF BUILDING YOUR OWN CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM WITH AN MSSP OVERCOME THE CHALLENGES OF BUILDING YOUR OWN CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM WITH AN MSSP

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Aug 21, 2018

According to @451Research, 31% of enterprises that currently do not utilise an MSSP plan to do so within the next 24 months1. The move to Managed Security Services. 31% Enterprise security teams believe that technical staff that possess elevated privileges pose the greatest internal security risk to...

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PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY IN THE INFORMATION AGE PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY IN THE INFORMATION AGE

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Aug 21, 2018

At Acxiom, we provide consumer information to responsible companies all around the world. Obviously, we have a stake in the issue of consumer privacy. We also know, however, that consumers need certain protections—and that there is some information that should remain private and confidential. ...

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What You Need to Know About Ransomware WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RANSOMWARE

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Aug 21, 2018

2017 was dominated by major ransomware attacks, a relatively new cyber threat which holds data captive until a ransom is paid. Last year’s WannaCry attack famously impacted more than 200,000 computers across the globe, with victims spanning across various industries. Just this past week, the c...

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Protecting Your Enterprise Databases from Ransomware PROTECTING YOUR ENTERPRISE DATABASES FROM RANSOMWARE

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Aug 20, 2018

Ransomware is no longer the new kid on the block. In fact, going back as far as 2005, ransomware has played a part in the world of cybercrime. As a relatively “easy” way for criminals to make money, it comes as no surprise that ransomware has gained many underground followers over the pa...

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Protecting and Enabling the Cloud PROTECTING AND ENABLING THE CLOUD

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Aug 20, 2018

According to Gartner, 80% of cloud breaches through 2020 will be due to customer misconfiguration, mismanaged, credentials or insider theft. As cloud ecosystems evolve, and IT perimeters expand and become more complex, it’s increasingly critical to ensure visibility and security across hybrid ...

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What is Adware and How to Get Rid of it WHAT IS ADWARE AND HOW TO GET RID OF IT

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Aug 20, 2018

Adware is any software application that shows unwanted ads while a program is running. Most adware arrives embedded inside a free software supported by advertisements that show up in pop-up windows or on a toolbar on a computer or browser. Some of them are safe yet annoying. The dark ones focus on s...

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SaaS Security Basics Three Fundamental Elements of SaaS Security SAAS SECURITY BASICS THREE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF SAAS SECURITY

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Aug 19, 2018

The shift to using software- as-a-service (SaaS) models to enable network security is gaining momentum on a global scale. However, making sense of the SaaS security landscape can be challenging. As they consider their options, organizations worldwide can ensure more effective implementations by incl...

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Transforming Businesses with Artificial Intelligence TRANSFORMING BUSINESSES WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Aug 19, 2018

Not so long ago, technology that could learn and solve problems on its own was found only in science fiction. Today, devices with these advanced capabilities are emerging all around us, representing the latest wave of rapid progress. Artificial intelligence (AI) is redefining our way of life, enabli...

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What is Melissa Virus? How to Stay Protected from them WHAT IS MELISSA VIRUS? HOW TO STAY PROTECTED FROM THEM

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Aug 19, 2018

Melissa is a macro virus that was wide-spread through a suspicious e-mail attachment in 1999. It was initially sent as a Microsoft Word file, which when clicked to open, emailed the malicious content to another 50 contacts of the victim’s address book. It does not infect any of the files or an...

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LTI’s Threat Prevention Services LTI’S THREAT PREVENTION SERVICES

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Aug 18, 2018

With constantly changing threat landscape and evolving technologies, it is difficult for organizations to keep pace with a sheer volume of sophisticated threats. Outdated software, lack of security solutions, and unmanaged devices can make the organization vulnerable to cyber-attacks. As new securit...

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Tripwire State of Cyber Hygiene Report TRIPWIRE STATE OF CYBER HYGIENE REPORT

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Aug 17, 2018

When a high-profile cyberattack grabs the headlines, your first instinct may be to funnel resources into purchasing a shiny new tool to defend your organization. But often, that’s not what’s really needed. Real-world breaches and security incidents prove over and over again that many of ...

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Android malware that combines a Banking Trojan, Keylogger, and Ransomware in one package ANDROID MALWARE THAT COMBINES A BANKING TROJAN, KEYLOGGER, AND RANSOMWARE IN ONE PACKAGE

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Aug 17, 2018

This malware has all basic functionalities of the Android banker along with additional features like call forwarding, sound recording, keylogging and ransomware activities. It has the ability to launch user’s browser with URL received from the C&C server. It repeatedly opens the accessibil...

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The Evil Internet Minute THE EVIL INTERNET MINUTE

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Aug 17, 2018

What’s in an internet minute? According to data from RiskIQ and threat researchers around the world, a lot of evil. 2018 COST OF CYBER CRIME. 2018 RISKIQ RESEARCH NUMBERS: NUMBER OF NEW BLACKLISTED MOBILE APPS. .17/minute10. NUMBER OF NEW PHISHING DOMAINS STOOD UP .21/minute11 .

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Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks TIPS TO AVOID PHISHING ATTACKS

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Aug 17, 2018

In an organization, Employees play a vital role in information security. Thus it is critical for organizations to educate employees about safe computing habits in addition to having the right security tools (such as antivirus software or virus protection software) in place. Employees hold the necess...

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Using Modern Threat Hunting for a More Effective Investigation of Cyber Threats USING MODERN THREAT HUNTING FOR A MORE EFFECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF CYBER THREATS

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Aug 16, 2018

Until recently, most security operations centers (SOC) were dependent on their analysts’ skill level and relied on manual steps to detect the cyber threats to their organization. This typically required examining known indicators of compromise (IOC)—one painful threat at a time. When a s...

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Global Cyber Security spending to top $114bn in 2018, says Gartner GLOBAL CYBER SECURITY SPENDING TO TOP $114BN IN 2018, SAYS GARTNER

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Aug 16, 2018

The need for improved detection, response and privacy is driving the demand for security products and services in response to security risks, business needs and industry changes, Gartner reveals. Gartner forecasts that worldwide spending on information security products and services will exceed $114...

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Critical Infrastructure Protection: Defending against physical and cyber threats while ensuring safety, reliability and resiliency CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION: DEFENDING AGAINST PHYSICAL AND CYBER THREATS WHILE ENSURING SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND RESILIENCY

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Aug 16, 2018

Parsons offers Critical Infrastructure Persistence: defense from physical or cyber vulnerabilities at the IT layer coupled with analysis of the control systems environment to ensure resilience and redundancy. With more than 20 billion devices worldwide connected to internal and external networks &nd...

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Password Security : The Good, the Bad, and the “Never Should Have Happened” PASSWORD SECURITY : THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE “NEVER SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED”

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Aug 16, 2018

While most organizations have a password policy that sounds technically secure, hardly any have a policy that benefits the organization, encourages strong passwords, and improves overall security. It’s time to stop requiring capital letters, numbers, special characters, and frequent password u...

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Q1 2018 DDOS TRENDS REPORT: 58 PERCENT OF ATTACKS EMPLOYED MULTIPLE ATTACK TYPES Q1 2018 DDOS TRENDS REPORT: 58 PERCENT OF ATTACKS EMPLOYED MULTIPLE ATTACK TYPES

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Aug 16, 2018

Verisign just released its Q1 2018 DDoS Trends Report, which represents a unique view into the attack trends unfolding online, through observations and insights derived from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigations enacted on behalf of Verisign DDoS Protection Services, and security r...

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Computer Hacking – What are they and how to stay protected? COMPUTER HACKING – WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW TO STAY PROTECTED?

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Aug 16, 2018

Individuals using a computer connected to the Internet are susceptible to the threats that online predators and computer hackers pose. These computer hacking experts generally use phishing scams, instant messages or spam email and bogus websites in order to deliver dangerous malware to your computer...

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5 important payment security dos and don’ts 5 IMPORTANT PAYMENT SECURITY DOS AND DON’TS

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Aug 15, 2018

From preventing a data breach to stopping credit card fraud in its tracks, payment security is a complex topic. Help reduce your risk by following these 5 Dos and Don’ts. Dos. 1 2 Accept chip cards. Your customers will appreciate it. Chip cards are more secure than magstripe cards, and are con...

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The Key to EDR You Didn’t Know You Were Missing THE KEY TO EDR YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU WERE MISSING

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Aug 15, 2018

It’s no longer enough for companies to simply “keep up” in the world of cybersecurity. To prevent attackers from infiltrating your systems, you need to be one step ahead at all times. It’s no wonder, then, that the majority of companies are spending more on cybersecurity than...

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What does cyber insurance cover and is it worth the investment? WHAT DOES CYBER INSURANCE COVER AND IS IT WORTH THE INVESTMENT?

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Aug 14, 2018

Sales of cyber insurance policies are increasing and have been steadily doing so over the past few years. There are now numerous specialist cyber insurance policies designed to cover the various aspects of a cyber-attack or incident, but are they worth it? This blog will explore the pros and cons of...

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The FireEye Approach to Effective Cloud Security THE FIREEYE APPROACH TO EFFECTIVE CLOUD SECURITY

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Aug 14, 2018

The Double-Edged Sword of Public Cloud Security. In many ways, the public cloud is more secure than a traditional data center. Asset management, inventory, audit logging, two-factor access controls, connectivity redundancy, and firewalls are built into the cloud provider platform. Servers are easier...

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Cybersecurity Threats are Moving at the Speed of Light CYBERSECURITY THREATS ARE MOVING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

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Aug 14, 2018

We all now know that cybersecurity issues are a global problem and not merely a local problem. Even for the smallest and most remote of government jurisdictions, however, we’re past the need to follow the standard outline of the usual white papers about cybersecurity. We’re not going to ...

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Cybersecurity Threats are Moving at the Speed of Light CYBERSECURITY THREATS ARE MOVING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

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Aug 14, 2018

We all now know that cybersecurity issues are a global problem and not merely a local problem. Even for the smallest and most remote of government jurisdictions, however, we’re past the need to follow the standard outline of the usual white papers about cybersecurity. We’re not going to ...

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Best Security Solution for Small Business BEST SECURITY SOLUTION FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 14, 2018

Gain deeper insights into world-class network security for small enterprises/businesses like yours, the information technology protection for small businesses has become more complex with loads of online threats appearing daily! Similar to the giants in the space, the small ones too suffer from grav...

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THREAT LANDSCAPE REPORT Q2 2018 THREAT LANDSCAPE REPORT Q2 2018

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Aug 13, 2018

AGILE DEVELOPMENT IS ON THE LOOSE. AGILE DEVELOPMENT USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH POLYMORPHISM. THIS MALWARE IS MORE DIFFICULT TO DETECT. A NEW RANSOMWARE SECURITY TOOL WAS NEGATED WITHIN 48 HOURS OF RELEASE.

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What is the ILOVEYOU Virus? How it Infects and Methods to Remove them WHAT IS THE ILOVEYOU VIRUS? HOW IT INFECTS AND METHODS TO REMOVE THEM

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Aug 13, 2018

In the third month of the year 1999, the Melissa virus was circulated in the online space as an e-mail attachment. This fast-spreading macro virus when opened disabled a number of security features in Word 97 or Word 2000. In the case of users who had the MS Outlook e-mail program, aided the virus t...

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SharpShooter Pen Testing Framework Used by Attackers SHARPSHOOTER PEN TESTING FRAMEWORK USED BY ATTACKERS

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Aug 12, 2018

Fileless malware is a type of a malicious code execution technique that operates completely within process memory; no files are dropped onto the disk. Without any artifacts on the hard drive to detect, these attacks easily evade most security solutions. In this post, we take a look at SharpShooter, ...

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Cyber Security: all you need to know CYBER SECURITY: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Aug 10, 2018

The online security threats faced by businesses are mounting and burying your head in the sand is simply not an option! If you are a cybercrime novice, this guide will give you a basic overview of all the risks you face, the ones you need to try and avoid and the solutions you can put in place to co...

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Security ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY

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Aug 10, 2018

Enterprises need scalable hybrid cloud solutions that meet all their security, data protection, and compliance requirements. To meet this need, Oracle developed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, which offers customers a virtual data center in the cloud that allows enterprises to have complete control wit...

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Shining a Light on the Dark Side of DNS SHINING A LIGHT ON THE DARK SIDE OF DNS

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Aug 09, 2018

DNS infrastructure is critical to business organizations, but is too often taken advantage of by malicious actors. Here’s a look at the ways DNS threats are evolving. When left unprotected, DNS can turn its back on enterprises. Spoofing IP addresses is a common technique that creates a fake IP...

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What Now? How to Execute the Cybersecurity Plan You Have in Place WHAT NOW? HOW TO EXECUTE THE CYBERSECURITY PLAN YOU HAVE IN PLACE

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Aug 09, 2018

CISOs and other security leaders are tasked with protecting their organizations from cyber attacks. That means developing and implementing the policies, controls, and procedures that reduce risk and ensure the safety of sensitive data. It also means keeping the cybersecurity program alive and well-f...

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How to Check if an Android App is Safe to Install HOW TO CHECK IF AN ANDROID APP IS SAFE TO INSTALL

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Aug 09, 2018

If you are an Android user, you might have come across or heard of Android malware. Nowadays, the media is also full of reports about Android malware infecting unwary Android users. Does this mean you should install an antivirus on your smartphone? Which is the best antivirus or malware removal tool...

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FireEye Named a Leader in Asia Pacific: Cyber Threat Intelligence FIREEYE NAMED A LEADER IN ASIA PACIFIC: CYBER THREAT INTELLIGENCE

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Aug 08, 2018

A good defense in cyber security is very challenging when your exposure is very broad. You can narrow the scope by knowing where your enemy will strike next. Watch to hear how FireEye cyber threat intelligence helps organizations like yours.

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Are you a target? ARE YOU A TARGET?

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Aug 08, 2018

No business is safe from cyberthreats. What’s the best defense? Arm your enterprise with consistent, reliable threat intelligence. Defeat bots with actionable threat intelligence. 1.3 billion security events. 195,000 potential threats on average1 are captured per day on this same network.

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Why Personal Webmail and Browsing Is a Big Risk for Your Corporate Network WHY PERSONAL WEBMAIL AND BROWSING IS A BIG RISK FOR YOUR CORPORATE NETWORK

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Aug 08, 2018

For many organizations, corporate email is their number one threat vector, as they continue to deal with a seemingly never-ending stream of targeted malicious attachments and URLs. Email is so well suited to attacks that personal webmail, and personal browsing more generally, is now joining corporat...

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White Hat, Black Hat and the Emergence of the Gray Hat: The True Costs of Cybercrime WHITE HAT, BLACK HAT AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE GRAY HAT: THE TRUE COSTS OF CYBERCRIME

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Aug 08, 2018

Malwarebytes engaged Osterman Research to undertake an in-depth survey of security professionals in five countries. The goal of the research was to understand the organizational costs associated with cybercriminal activity, and to understand what motivates some security professionals to join the &ld...

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At $17 million, Atlanta network recovery six times more expensive than estimated AT $17 MILLION, ATLANTA NETWORK RECOVERY SIX TIMES MORE EXPENSIVE THAN ESTIMATED

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Aug 08, 2018

The SamSam ransomware attack on the city of Atlanta in March is probably one of the most expensive security incidents, with the recovery cost adding up to some $17 million of taxpayers’ money, according to a seven-page “confidential and privileged” report accessed by The Atlanta Co...

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RSA RISK FRAMEWORKS MAKING DIGITAL RISK MANAGEABLE RSA RISK FRAMEWORKS MAKING DIGITAL RISK MANAGEABLE

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Aug 08, 2018

Even the most successful companies struggle with understanding their level of maturity in managing digital risk. The forces of modernization, malice and mandates— the rapid digitization of business, growing resourcefulness of malicious actors and increasing regulatory demand placed on business...

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Quantifying Security Incidents Annual loss expected (ALE) versus annual loss realized (ALR) QUANTIFYING SECURITY INCIDENTS ANNUAL LOSS EXPECTED (ALE) VERSUS ANNUAL LOSS REALIZED (ALR)

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Aug 07, 2018

Measuring the success and value of an information security organization is a perennial challenge. To help address that challenge, Cisco has developed a process to consistently capture and quantify losses from security incidents and compare them against an established industry benchmark.

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Encrypted Traffic Analytics ENCRYPTED TRAFFIC ANALYTICS

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Aug 07, 2018

The rapid rise in encrypted traffic is changing the threat landscape. As more businesses become digital, a significant number of services and applications are using encryption as the primary method of securing information. More specifically, encrypted traffic has increased by more than 90 percent ye...

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Connecting the Dots in Telecom Operations CONNECTING THE DOTS IN TELECOM OPERATIONS

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Aug 06, 2018

Telecom companies are shifting gears towards an ecosystem-based business model, partnering synergistically with digital content service providers. With seismic changes in customer expectations and increased executive push towards digitization, the strategic imperative for telcos is to revitalize the...

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Tanium Versus Tachyon: The Big Beasts of the Endpoint Detection and Remediation Jungle go Head-To-Head TANIUM VERSUS TACHYON: THE BIG BEASTS OF THE ENDPOINT DETECTION AND REMEDIATION JUNGLE GO HEAD-TO-HEAD

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Aug 06, 2018

Prevention trumping cure is a such a well-polished truism it can be slightly jarring to learn that the emphasis has lately been undergoing a reversal in the realm of cybersecurity – with “cure” (or, “remediation”) taking growing precedence. Whereas previously organizati...

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Know about the top 10 Android Hacking apps KNOW ABOUT THE TOP 10 ANDROID HACKING APPS

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Aug 06, 2018

Android smartphones are now the most sought-after mobile phones due to its versatility, affordability, and user-friendliness. With the rise in the number of users hackers find them a rich source of a target and install Android hacking apps on both non-rooted and rooted devices as well. In this artic...

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Emotet banking malware attacks government and public sectors EMOTET BANKING MALWARE ATTACKS GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC SECTORS

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Aug 05, 2018

Emotet is a new banking trojan. It is a downloader that functions to download other trojans into the system or a network. It is the most expensive and destructive malware affecting state, tribal, local, and territorial governments, and even creating impact against the public and private sectors. The...

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FOUR ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR ENDPOINT SECURITY AND PROTECTION FOUR ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR ENDPOINT SECURITY AND PROTECTION

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Aug 05, 2018

Endpoint devices are the single largest group of devices inside your network today… and that maxim will never change. With the explosion of laptops, IoT, tablets, smartphones, and other smart technologies, the average employee uses about three different devices for work purposes. Every single...

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11 Best Internet Safety Tips for Everyday Online Users 11 BEST INTERNET SAFETY TIPS FOR EVERYDAY ONLINE USERS

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Aug 04, 2018

The online transactions have seen a surge in the recent years. More and more businesses have tried to get benefited by going online to sell their products and services. But this has also opened the door to online fraudsters who regularly look for unprotected websites to make their intrusion attempts...

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JUMPCLOUD DIRECTORY-AS-ASERVICE ® PLATFORM FOR PCI DSS JUMPCLOUD DIRECTORY-AS-ASERVICE ® PLATFORM FOR PCI DSS

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Aug 03, 2018

JumpCloud, Inc. (JumpCloud) engaged Coalfire, a respected Payment Card Industry (PCI) Payment Application – Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA) company, to conduct an independent technical assessment of their JumpCloud Directory-as-a-Service® (DaaS) platform. Coalfire conducted assessment...

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BGP/DNS Hijacks Target Payment Systems BGP/DNS HIJACKS TARGET PAYMENT SYSTEMS

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Aug 03, 2018

In April 2018, we detailed a brazen BGP hijack of Amazon’s authoritative DNS service in order to redirect users of a crypto currency wallet service to a fraudulent website ready to steal their money. In the past month, we have observed additional BGP hijacks of authoritative DNS servers with a...

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Patching: your greatest defense PATCHING: YOUR GREATEST DEFENSE

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Aug 03, 2018

The situation is critical: 50% of all IT security vulnerabilities are the result of out-of-date application patches. Your business can’t afford to ignore this risk. 63% of security vulnerabilities discovered in 2016 could have been prevented with a strong patching policy. 43% of cyber-attacks ...

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Using Deep Learning to Reduce the Security Risks of Unmanaged Devices USING DEEP LEARNING TO REDUCE THE SECURITY RISKS OF UNMANAGED DEVICES

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Aug 02, 2018

Whether it’s an employee’s cell phone, a contractor’s iPad, or a virtual machine (VM) created by a compromised account for malicious purposes, any unmanaged device on your network should be considered a security risk. Whether legitimate, or unauthorized, or rogue, such unmanaged de...

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A Look at Scan4You and the Counter Antivirus Service Landscape A LOOK AT SCAN4YOU AND THE COUNTER ANTIVIRUS SERVICE LANDSCAPE

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Aug 02, 2018

The concept of antivirus (AV) scanning within IT security is simple and effective. These programs, which have become part and parcel of typical infrastructure and data protection strategies, scan enterprise networks for known malware signatures and other processes associated with suspicious hacker a...

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Ransomware The Biggest Threat to Your Data in 2016 RANSOMWARE THE BIGGEST THREAT TO YOUR DATA IN 2016

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Aug 01, 2018

Malware is far from a new problem but the inexorable rise of Ransomware has taken many by surprise. The Health IT industry made headlines when MedStar Health was hit and its data was breached by Ransomware. The threat of Ransomware has now become so great, that the US and Canada issued joint securit...

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Technical infrastructure and security TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND SECURITY

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Aug 01, 2018

Panopto’s online video platform can be deployed either as a cloud-hosted service or as an on-premises solution. With the cloud-hosted service, Panopto maintains server infrastructure and ensures its continuous, optimal delivery. This document covers the physical infrastructure and security pro...

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PROTECT CRITICAL APPLICATIONS AGAINST COMPROMISED DEVICES PROTECT CRITICAL APPLICATIONS AGAINST COMPROMISED DEVICES

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Aug 01, 2018

The never-ending battle against malware Within today’s businesses, application and security teams continue to be mired in a never-ending battle, struggling to detect and remove malware—before it jeopardizes intellectual property, customer records, and other sensitive data. While layer up...

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To Reward, or Not to Reward TO REWARD, OR NOT TO REWARD

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Aug 01, 2018

In late 2014, in the aftermath of the Sony Pictures Entertainment breach, I had advocated the development of a cyber breach reporting portal where individuals could report suspected cyber incidents. Such a system, I argued, would work as an early warning system so IT could be made aware of an attack...

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Spam Remains the Criminals SPAM REMAINS THE CRIMINALS' FAVORITE ONLINE TOOL

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Aug 01, 2018

Spam is forty years old, and it's still the enduring favorite of cyber criminals. What's reckoned to have been the first spam was distributed in 1978 over ARPANET. ARPANET would evolve into what we now recognize as the Internet. That email was a relatively benign marketing message, but spam ...

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5 Tips for Ultimate Online Security and Privacy 5 TIPS FOR ULTIMATE ONLINE SECURITY AND PRIVACY

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Aug 01, 2018

Unless you are living under a rock, you would have undoubtedly heard a lot about malware and cyber-attacks that plague the internet users across the globe. Here are some of the best practices to prevent malware/cyber-attacks and secure your online privacy. Also, we will discuss the importance of ant...

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THE TOP 6 CYBER INSURANCE MYTHS DEBUNKED THE TOP 6 CYBER INSURANCE MYTHS DEBUNKED

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Jul 31, 2018

Cyber is one of the hottest topics in insurance and, as a line of business, it’s projected to experience phenomenal growth in the years ahead. But cyber is still a relatively new market, and can be made unnecessarily complex by industry jargon, buzzwords of the day, and a lack of standardizati...

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How Cisco Endpoint Security uses machine learning to stop advanced threats HOW CISCO ENDPOINT SECURITY USES MACHINE LEARNING TO STOP ADVANCED THREATS

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Jul 31, 2018

Machine Learning is an ever-increasing part of security, but what does it actually mean? And how is it used? Learn how Cisco’s Next Generation Endpoint security solution, AMP for Endpoints, uses machine learning techniques to protect you against new and advanced threats.

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State of Executive Cybersecurity Awareness STATE OF EXECUTIVE CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS

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Jul 31, 2018

With 34% of executives disclosing that they’ve been a victim of a phishing email, there is no shortage of dangerous plots and cyberattacks targeting executives and managers. But with CEOs ranking cybersecurity as their top investment focus over the next three years, there’s hope that exe...

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IN THE LAND OF ZERO TRUST, ACCESS IS SECURE IN THE LAND OF ZERO TRUST, ACCESS IS SECURE

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Jul 31, 2018

TRUST IS A LUXURY YOU CAN’T AFFORD The trust-but-verify approach simply doesn't work in today's mobile-first, cloud-enabled world. And it never will. Time for a rethink. Time for a paradigm shift in security.

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MANAGED FIREWALL & NETWORK SECURITY MANAGED FIREWALL & NETWORK SECURITY

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Jul 31, 2018

Protect your entire attack surface with advanced security CHALLENGES Organisations under constant attack cannot afford to choose between security and maintaining a high performance business infrastructure. From branch to campus to deep within internal segments, to physical and virtual data centers, ...

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SD-WAN and DPI A powerful combination for application-driven networking SD-WAN AND DPI A POWERFUL COMBINATION FOR APPLICATION-DRIVEN NETWORKING

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Jul 31, 2018

The software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) is a specific application of software-defined networking (SDN) technology applied to WAN connections, which are used to connect enterprise networks – including branch offices and data centers – over large geographic distances.1) SD-WANs are...

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NYA DIGITALTRACE PERSONAL ONLINE PROFILING AND MONITORING NYA DIGITALTRACE PERSONAL ONLINE PROFILING AND MONITORING

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Jul 31, 2018

PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION, PROTECT YOUR FAMILY. Is personal information about you or your family discoverable in the public domain? As we share more details online, the discovery of information by third parties is often overlooked. This could involve anything from stolen credentials sold on the dark ...

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Trojan Virus- Their Types and Methods to Remove Them TROJAN VIRUS- THEIR TYPES AND METHODS TO REMOVE THEM

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Jul 31, 2018

A Trojan horse is a particular type of malware that is mostly disguised as authorized software. Trojans can be used by hackers and cyber-thieves trying to gain access to a user’s system. This takes place by tricking users with some form of social engineering into loading and then executing Tro...

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Which Cybersecurity Tasks Should I Prioritize First? Tips from the Experts WHICH CYBERSECURITY TASKS SHOULD I PRIORITIZE FIRST? TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS

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Jul 30, 2018

Cybersecurity is a multifaceted topic with many constantly evolving variables. For CISOs and other security leaders, just knowing where to begin can be a challenge. Let’s say you’ve just taken over an organization’s cybersecurity program, or have been tasked with building one from ...

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Spear Phishing Understand, Analyze and Prevent SPEAR PHISHING UNDERSTAND, ANALYZE AND PREVENT

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Jul 29, 2018

Phishing is a social engineering technique that aims to deceive people into unknowingly providing their personal financial information or other type of credentials to cybercriminals. A phishing attack is most often initiated with a type of unsolicited email that prompts the user to click on a link w...

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The other side of cyber breaches: How to protect yourself from physical damages and business interruptions caused by a cyberattack THE OTHER SIDE OF CYBER BREACHES: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM PHYSICAL DAMAGES AND BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS CAUSED BY A CYBERATTACK

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Jul 29, 2018

Once inside, they were able to disrupt the company’s business operations on an unprecedented scale. The destructive virus known as NotPetya quickly spread across their computer systems, encrypting hard drives and causing machines to malfunction. The company’s email system was shut down a...

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Types of Computer Virus and How to Remove Them? TYPES OF COMPUTER VIRUS AND HOW TO REMOVE THEM?

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Jul 28, 2018

Computer viruses come in many forms, it is important to know what you are dealing with. However, even before we get started with knowing the types of viruses, it is ideal to comprehend the computer virus definition. Types of Computer Virus. Boot Sector Virus. Web Scripting Virus. Browser Hijacker. R...

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Which specific malware trends should American businesses be prepared for? WHICH SPECIFIC MALWARE TRENDS SHOULD AMERICAN BUSINESSES BE PREPARED FOR?

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Jul 27, 2018

In 2017, more than 700 million malware specimens were discovered. In this type of environment, it can be a considerable challenge for enterprises to keep up with the ever-changing threat landscape and ensure their internal protections are sufficient for safeguarding their most critical IT assets and...

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Malware vs Viruses: What’s the Difference? MALWARE VS VIRUSES: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Jul 27, 2018

Understanding the difference between malware and viruses is very important. A virus is just one type of malware, but the term is more widely used by the public. The term malware refers to any malicious software, including a computer virus. For example, between 2000 and 2005, spyware and adware emerg...

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Our Extensive Survey on IoT Cybersecurity Has Remarkable Top Consequence OUR EXTENSIVE SURVEY ON IOT CYBERSECURITY HAS REMARKABLE TOP CONSEQUENCE

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Jul 26, 2018

Trend Micro recently conducted a global survey of IT and security decision makers. When asked about the top consequence to IoT security, many would have expected it to be data loss. However, the top consequence named with 52% of respondents was “Loss of Customer Trust.” IoT has a physica...

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Partner Perspectives: The Target Strikes Back – Predicting the Persistent Attacker PARTNER PERSPECTIVES: THE TARGET STRIKES BACK – PREDICTING THE PERSISTENT ATTACKER

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Jul 26, 2018

Predicting cyber-attacks has long been an elusive goal in the cyber-security industry. Methods such as Lockheed Martin’s Cyber Kill Chain evangelized the idea that staying one step ahead of your adversary is the way to defeat advanced, persistent threats. Key components to staying one step ahe...

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How to Get Rid of Malware? HOW TO GET RID OF MALWARE?

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Jul 26, 2018

Malware: Meaning. Malware refers to a program or code designed to execute something harmful to your computer or your private information. When compared to the old viruses that would just shut your system down, malware tries its very best to go unnoticed as long as possible by smartly hiding througho...

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Why and How Organizations Keep Data Worldwide WHY AND HOW ORGANIZATIONS KEEP DATA WORLDWIDE

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Jul 25, 2018

The State of Unstructured Data Retention Findings from an IDC survey of 975 users of object storage across three regions—North America, Europe and Asia Pacific (APAC): Over 35% of respondents house and manage unstructured data sets ranging between 1PB to 50PB and 18.4% house and manage over 50...

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Endpoint Security Must Include Rapid Query and Remediation Capabilities ENDPOINT SECURITY MUST INCLUDE RAPID QUERY AND REMEDIATION CAPABILITIES

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Jul 25, 2018

Organizations face several increasingly vexing security challenges. Despite annual investments, most firms recognize that they face significant risk of security events and data breaches. The overall situation is alarming—security professionals spend billions of dollars on security, yet the bad...

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Malware Stopped. Business Unstoppable. Next - Gen Endpoint Security MALWARE STOPPED. BUSINESS UNSTOPPABLE. NEXT - GEN ENDPOINT SECURITY

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Jul 25, 2018

Predictive threat prevention Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning prevent evolving attacks including zero-day threats. Transparent to the end user Lightweight solution, utilizes only 1-4% CPU and <60MB memory that has little impact on user productivity. Runs locally. The agent requires no...

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Internet Safety & Digital Piracy INTERNET SAFETY & DIGITAL PIRACY

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Jul 25, 2018

Understanding the risks for children. The Issue. If your child streams illegal content online, it can expose them to cyber threats, disturbing pop-ups and harmful content. It’s no longer just dodgy websites that pose these dangers, these risks can also take place on streaming devices, mobile a...

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The Latest in Security Style Guide Happenings THE LATEST IN SECURITY STYLE GUIDE HAPPENINGS

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Jul 25, 2018

The Bishop Fox Cybersecurity Style Guide has been constantly evolving since its initial rollout in February 2018. It’s undergone one other iteration (v1.1, which you can find here) – until now, that is. For our audience’s convenience, we decided to create a digital version of the s...

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Introducing Radar: Faster Recovery from Ransomware INTRODUCING RADAR: FASTER RECOVERY FROM RANSOMWARE

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Jul 25, 2018

Ransomware is on the rise, and it’s only getting smarter. Recent research shows ransomware attacks grew more than 350% annually. * To defend against attacks, many companies typically focus on building a perimeter to prevent malware from ever entering their data center. However, as malware beco...

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TWO MAJOR REASONS WE’RE FAILING AT CYBERSECURITY TWO MAJOR REASONS WE’RE FAILING AT CYBERSECURITY

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Jul 25, 2018

You use email constantly. It’s the lifeblood of communication, commerce and exchange of ideas across your organization. Imagine trying to do your job in 2018 without it. It’s impossible, isn’t it? It’s just supposed to work, and when it doesn’t, everything you do comes ...

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10 Endpoint Security Problems Solved by the Cloud – Identifying Problems 10 ENDPOINT SECURITY PROBLEMS SOLVED BY THE CLOUD – IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS

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Jul 25, 2018

Can’t Fix What You Can’t See. A single endpoint in a system can generate anywhere from 10,000 to 40,000 individual events in a single day — events that, if you could see them, would give readily help you identify malicious activity that could lead to a harmful attack.  Unfortu...

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Ransomware. What are they and how to prevent them? RANSOMWARE. WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW TO PREVENT THEM?

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Jul 25, 2018

What is Ransomware? Ransomware may also be known as ransom-malware is a malicious software which threatens to delete or deny access to data, once it takes over the computer. The cybercriminal demands ransom usually through cryptocurrency or credit card in order to restore the access to the files. Th...

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How Panaseer is Leading the Way in Cyber Hygiene for Enterprise Security HOW PANASEER IS LEADING THE WAY IN CYBER HYGIENE FOR ENTERPRISE SECURITY

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Jul 25, 2018

The recent data breaches at Equifax, Uber, Deloitte and Yahoo, are an indication of the ever-growing sophistication of hackers and cyberattacks. If this trend continues, breaches could be bigger, hackers smarter, and security teams more vulnerable. Prevention is better than cure. Defining and implem...

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INCIDENT RESPONSE IN 9 CRITICAL STEPS INCIDENT RESPONSE IN 9 CRITICAL STEPS

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Jul 23, 2018

Incident response planning is crucial; however, organizations have learned that many are still not prepared to handle a cyber-attack. 89% of organizations worldwide experienced at least one cybersecurity incident in the last year.* 75%. of all organizations don’t have an adequate cybersecurity...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s hopeful. He’s waiting. He knows he’ll co...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlays of your existing infrastructure, or a simple app...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavior are not working for any number of reasons. Most...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit risk from errors and overpayments is often the mos...

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Defending Politically Vulnerable Organizations Online DEFENDING POLITICALLY VULNERABLE ORGANIZATIONS ONLINE

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Jul 23, 2018

This paper provides an overview of online threats to civil society organizations and individuals— including non-governmental organizations, journalists, and activists—that are targeted for political purposes, and it explores the ecosystem of resources available to help these organization...

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Ransomware: Are you ready? RANSOMWARE: ARE YOU READY?

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Jul 23, 2018

Ransomware is a lot more than the buzzword du jour. Attacks like WannaCry and Nyetya affected thousands of organizations around the world and cost billions of dollars in damages. While data theft and other types of attacks are very destructive, ransomware takes things to the next level by literally ...

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CLOUDIQ: INTELLIGENT, PROACTIVE MONITORING AND ANALYTICS CLOUDIQ: INTELLIGENT, PROACTIVE MONITORING AND ANALYTICS

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Jul 21, 2018

This white paper introduces Dell EMC™ CloudIQ, a cloud-native Software-as-a-Service platform that enables administrators to remotely monitor Dell EMC Unity and SC Series systems from anywhere and at any time. This paper provides a detailed description of how to use CloudIQ to proactively monit...

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MEDJACKING: A LIFE OR DEATH ISSUE FOR LEADERS IN CONNECTED HEALTHCARE MEDJACKING: A LIFE OR DEATH ISSUE FOR LEADERS IN CONNECTED HEALTHCARE

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Jul 21, 2018

When you imagine medical devices being breached by cybercriminals, your thoughts might automatically go to the horror scenario—a pacemaker being ordered to drive 800 volts into the heart of an unsuspecting politician or an infusion pump being shut off or instructed to deliver a deadly multi-do...

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What is a keylogger? How to Remove Them WHAT IS A KEYLOGGER? HOW TO REMOVE THEM

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Jul 21, 2018

The online world is filled with several types of malware and keyloggers are one of the dangerous malicious codes out there. It records all your keystrokes and sends it to the creator, the information transferred can include login credentials, banking details, internet searches, and private messages....

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Are You Trading Stocks Securely Exposing Security Flaws in Trading Technologies ARE YOU TRADING STOCKS SECURELY EXPOSING SECURITY FLAWS IN TRADING TECHNOLOGIES

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Jul 20, 2018

The advent of electronic trading platforms and networks has made exchanging financial securities easier and faster than ever; but this comes with inherent risks. Investing in money markets is no longer limited to the rich. With as little as $10, anyone can start trading stocks from a mobile phone, d...

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Demystifying: Next-Generation Endpoint Security DEMYSTIFYING: NEXT-GENERATION ENDPOINT SECURITY

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Jul 20, 2018

The term “next-generation” is used quite frequently across the tech industry – it’s not limited to security. Since we see the term so often, it’s easy to gloss over without giving it much thought. Next-generation pretty obviously implies that the product you’re pu...

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Malware Definition and Their Removal Methods MALWARE DEFINITION AND THEIR REMOVAL METHODS

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Jul 20, 2018

There are different types of malware containing unique characteristics and traits. Common malware types include virus, worm, Trojan horse, spyware, browser hijacker, rootkit, and malvertising. Virus: This is a malicious program that spreads by infecting other files or programs. Worm: This malware ca...

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Sitara Processor Security SITARA PROCESSOR SECURITY

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Jul 19, 2018

Computer security once meant annoying viruses on PCs. Then, the stakes increased. Hacking into business and government systems exposed personal and financial information to fraud, theft and embezzlement. Now though, the security of embedded systems—or, more accurately, the insecurity of embedd...

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8 Steps To ZERO TRUST 8 STEPS TO ZERO TRUST

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Jul 19, 2018

As applications, users, and devices evolve, dissolving what was once the trusted enterprise perimeter, many businesses are turning to a zero-trust security model to secure against attacks. Use this step-by-step guide from Akamai’s CTO, Charlie Gero, to build an inclusive and concrete zero trus...

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Securing the supply chain SECURING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 19, 2018

Overall cyber security concerns. Nearly all (97%) respondents recognize at least one type of cyberattack that causes concern for their organization for the next 12 months. Most likely to be causing concern are general malware attacks (57%), while phishing/spear phishing concerns half (50%) of respon...

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How to Speed Up Boot Time on Your PC or Laptop HOW TO SPEED UP BOOT TIME ON YOUR PC OR LAPTOP

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Jul 19, 2018

Any Windows user would testify that their system boot-up is seemingly quick invariable of the versions that they use on such as Windows 7, 8, or 10. However, it is your actions that slow down your PC and let’s take a quick look at the major reasons behind the long boot times: #Numerous Softwar...

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Evaluating the Role of CASBs to Enhance Cloud Security EVALUATING THE ROLE OF CASBS TO ENHANCE CLOUD SECURITY

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Jul 18, 2018

Public cloud computing has taken over the world, it seems. As companies throw more applications and data into computing infrastructure and applications for hire, security and visibility become more of a concern. Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) could be a promising answer to companies strugglin...

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GandCrab Ransomware Version 4.0/4.1 GANDCRAB RANSOMWARE VERSION 4.0/4.1

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Jul 18, 2018

July has been a busy month for the distributors of GandCrab ransomware. After about two months with no major update, the cybercrime gang behind GandCrab released version 4, and a few days later, version 4.1. The primary delivery method is via compromised WordPress websites, which have been hijacked ...

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Google Next 2018: Cloud and Mobile Security Showcase GOOGLE NEXT 2018: CLOUD AND MOBILE SECURITY SHOWCASE

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Jul 18, 2018

Google Next 2018 (#GoogleNext18) is almost upon us and we’re delighted to return as a Velocity Partner for this year’s conference. Check Point has a great show planned, so if you plan to be at the Moscone Center in San Francisco July 24 – 26, we invite you to come spend some time w...

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What is Malware and How Can We Prevent It? WHAT IS MALWARE AND HOW CAN WE PREVENT IT?

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Jul 18, 2018

What is Malware? Malware, an abbreviated form of malicious software, is a type of software that has been particularly designed to gain access to or damage a computer, mostly without the knowledge of the owner. There are various types of malware, including computer worm, computer viruses, Trojan hors...

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Malware Examples and how to remove them MALWARE EXAMPLES AND HOW TO REMOVE THEM

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Jul 17, 2018

Malware is a broader term for several types of malicious codes created by cybercriminals for preying on online users. Malware is the singly coined word for the words, “Malicious Software”. Today, the cyber attacks have become more common and frequent, targeting small to big organizations...

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5 Ways To Secure Your Server 5 WAYS TO SECURE YOUR SERVER

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Jul 17, 2018

Servers are very critical. Because they are responsible for running businesses. Which means the moment they crash; your business goes down. Loss of productivity, loss of customers and who knows – if the server is down for a long time – it may even mean the end of your business. Therefore...

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What is a Computer Virus? WHAT IS A COMPUTER VIRUS?

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Jul 17, 2018

A computer virus is a self-replicating program that sometimes spreads by itself into other executable code or documents. Most viruses or worms are malicious programs designed to infect and gain control over vulnerable systems. Viruses spread via email can knock out systems burdened by the enormous a...

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Securonix Threat Research: GANDCRAB RANSOMWARE ATTACK SECURONIX THREAT RESEARCH: GANDCRAB RANSOMWARE ATTACK

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Jul 16, 2018

The GandCrab ransomware attacks are some of the most prevalent ransomware threats of 2018. In recent months, the GandCrab attackers were able to infect more than 50,000 victims and generate more than $600,000 in ransom payments from victims [1]. Securonix Threat Research Team has been actively inves...

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RETAIL THREAT LANDSCAPE ALARMING SPIKE IN RETAIL CRIME RETAIL THREAT LANDSCAPE ALARMING SPIKE IN RETAIL CRIME

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Jul 16, 2018

SMBs ARE KEY TARGETS. 1.2 million dollars on average were spent by SMBs because of disruption to normal operations1. 61% of SMBs have experienced a cyber-attack in the past 12 months1. In 2017 94.6% has been a victim of organized retail crime2. Rising credit card fraud in U.S. 9.1 Billion dollars in...

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WELCOME TO AIG’S CYBER UNDERWRITING APPLICATION WELCOME TO AIG’S CYBER UNDERWRITING APPLICATION

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Jul 16, 2018

HOW DO I COMPLETE IT? The application contains questions that may need to be answered by other parties within your organization, including your information security, general counsel, privacy, and finance teams. STEP 1: As the risk manager, start by selecting the coverage(s) sought and complete the E...

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Why Malware as a Business is on the Rise WHY MALWARE AS A BUSINESS IS ON THE RISE

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Jul 16, 2018

The alarming growth of malware attacks in the last years should concern each of us, but what is more important, should make us AWARE of the risks and consequences. Taking action and preventing these malicious activities operated by cybercriminals has to be a top priority IF we want to stay safe onli...

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QUASAR, SOBAKEN AND VERMIN: A deeper look into an ongoing espionage campaign QUASAR, SOBAKEN AND VERMIN: A DEEPER LOOK INTO AN ONGOING ESPIONAGE CAMPAIGN

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Jul 16, 2018

Using remote access tools Quasar, Sobaken and Vermin, cybercriminals have been systematically spying on Ukrainian government institutions and exfiltrating data from their systems. The threat actors, first mentioned in a report from January 2018 and tracked by ESET since mid-2017, continue to develop...

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Building a DevSecOps Culture BUILDING A DEVSECOPS CULTURE

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Jul 16, 2018

Talk to any enterprise that has embraced DevOps and are trying to ensure security is adequately integrated into the organization and they'll likely say the challenge is twofold: tools and culture. Moreover, the most difficult of those two is culture. Integrating security culture into DevOps, or ...

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How ‘Small’ Security Errors Lead to a Security Breach HOW ‘SMALL’ SECURITY ERRORS LEAD TO A SECURITY BREACH

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Jul 16, 2018

Fresh off the July 4th holiday, news broke that popular social media aggregator Timehop had been breached. Potentially devastating news? Certainly, a breach ranks among every organization’s worst nightmares. Timehop veered off the typical course and decided to be transparent with the breach &n...

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Business Security Test BUSINESS SECURITY TEST

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Jul 15, 2018

This is the half-year report of our Business Main-Test Series. 1 , containing the results of the Business Malware Protection Test (March), Business Real-World Protection Test (March-June), Business Performance Test (June), as well as the Product Reviews. Products of 16 different vendors are included...

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The Internet of Things era: 6 ways to stay safe THE INTERNET OF THINGS ERA: 6 WAYS TO STAY SAFE

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Jul 14, 2018

In the recent times, we get to hear stories of online criminals spying on people through baby monitors, failing of smart locks after a software update, personal information theft through webcams and stalkers effortlessly preying on their victims with the help of spyware. In simple, security breaches...

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Cyber Threats to the FIFA 2018 World Cup CYBER THREATS TO THE FIFA 2018 WORLD CUP

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Jul 13, 2018

Modern global sporting events are not only a world stage for competing national teams: they are increasingly an arena for a wide range of online attackers. The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia presents opportunities for cyber threat actors looking to exploit the unique conditions such an event creates....

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CYBER SHIELD A CYBER SECURITY SERVICE DESIGNED FOR SME BUSINESS CYBER SHIELD A CYBER SECURITY SERVICE DESIGNED FOR SME BUSINESS

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Jul 13, 2018

Next Generation Security Gateway CYBERSHEILD delivers military-grade security in a series of simple and affordable, all-in-one security solutions to protect business employees, networks and data from cyber-theft. We offer an integrated, multi-layered security service.

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Antivirus Software 6 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN CHOOSING ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE

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Jul 13, 2018

In today’s connected world, computers are connected to multiple networks and external devices. This opens the door for hackers to steal valuable data stored on the computers or even control the devices remotely. Online fraudsters make use of viruses, worms and other types of malicious codes to...

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Azure ready? Mapping your journey to the cloud AZURE READY? MAPPING YOUR JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

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Jul 12, 2018

Foundational Adopter. Organizations with little to no cloud experience. These organizations are still envisioning cloud and require end-to-end guidance for cloud adoption. Intermediate Adopter. Intermediate. Organizations at this stage have an understanding of cloud technologies and have already mig...

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8 Reasons Mobile Apps Access Location + Security Policies to Consider 8 REASONS MOBILE APPS ACCESS LOCATION + SECURITY POLICIES TO CONSIDER

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Jul 12, 2018

A fitness app, called Polar Flow, was recently found to be exposing the name, profile picture and whereabouts of high-ranking military personnel by oversharing user location data. Unfortunately, this is not the only security incident leaking user location. Back in February, Appthority noted how stud...

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Adaptive, Identity-Centric Security for Hybrid IT ADAPTIVE, IDENTITY-CENTRIC SECURITY FOR HYBRID IT

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Jul 12, 2018

AppGate SDP secures the network with a Software-Defined Perimeter – a network security model that dynamically creates one-to-one network connections between the user and the resources they access. Everything else is invisible including the system itself.

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Cryptolocker- What Are They And How To Remove Them CRYPTOLOCKER- WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW TO REMOVE THEM

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Jul 12, 2018

In today’s connected world, malware attacks are on the rise. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack which crippled thousands of business across the globe is a good example of the level and sophistication of such attacks. This highlights not only the need for better virus removal or malware remo...

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Tigera Secure Cloud Edition (CE) TIGERA SECURE CLOUD EDITION (CE)

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Jul 11, 2018

Enforce Critical Security & Compliance Controls for Applications Running on AWS Tigera Secure Cloud Edition provides security and compliance controls for applications running on Amazon Web Services. Microservice applications are often customer-facing and must meet strict compliance requirements ...

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Need help implementing ISO 27001? NEED HELP IMPLEMENTING ISO 27001?

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Jul 11, 2018

ISO 27001 is the international standard that describes best practice for an ISMS (information security management system). Successful ISO 27001 implementation relies on commitment and support from top management, so we’ve put together a bundle to help you get that support. Why achieve ISO 2700...

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How to protect Android Devices from Malware Attacks HOW TO PROTECT ANDROID DEVICES FROM MALWARE ATTACKS

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Jul 11, 2018

Google is constantly enhancing features to render Playstore protection from these ever-evolving threats, however, there is no end to users, downloading an infected app. If your Android device is completely slow, or if it consumes too much data then you must be sure that you have downloaded a malicio...

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CYBERMATICSSM CYBERMATICSSM

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Jul 10, 2018

CyberMatics is AIG’s award winning technology-driven process that can help an organization: Verify its cyber risk posture. Prioritize which controls need to change. Better invest in its overall cybersecurity program, which can include the purchase of cyber insurance from an AIG insurer. HOW DO...

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VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT & PENETRATION TESTING VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT & PENETRATION TESTING

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Jul 10, 2018

DETERMINE YOUR IT RISK EXPOSURE AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF YOUR SECURITY CONTROLS. Nclose provides you with reassurance and facilitates regulatory compliance by delivering a comprehensive list of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services. Regular assessment of your system’s vulne...

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Healthcare Organizations Can’t Stop All Malware, But They Can Stop the Damage HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS CAN’T STOP ALL MALWARE, BUT THEY CAN STOP THE DAMAGE

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Jul 10, 2018

According to the Ponemon Institute, 90% of all healthcare organizations have been breached in the past two years and 45% have had more than five breaches. Even though many have deployed endpoint security solutions such as antivirus and next-generation antivirus, they're still being infected, get...

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What is a computer worm virus? How they infect and methods to remove them WHAT IS A COMPUTER WORM VIRUS? HOW THEY INFECT AND METHODS TO REMOVE THEM

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Jul 10, 2018

What is a Computer Worm Virus. The term worm in computing refers to a malicious software whose main role is to infect computers, remain active on the infected system and self-replicate. A computer worm is programmed to duplicate rapidly and spread to uninfected computers. A user realizes the existen...

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HOW ARE THE C-SUITE FAILING CYBER SECURITY? HOW ARE THE C-SUITE FAILING CYBER SECURITY?

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Jul 09, 2018

Organisations need to protect themselves from cyber-related failures and errors, and malicious cyber-attacks. Too often, cyber risk is being managed solely by IT. However, the risks need to be recognised and addressed by the wider governance and risk management processes that involve other managemen...

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Employee Security Awareness Training – Management Side EMPLOYEE SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING – MANAGEMENT SIDE

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Jul 09, 2018

As many organizations have learned to their regret, a policy for cybersecurity – however comprehensive, proactive, and technologically sound it may be – is doomed to failure if its terms aren’t adhered to by stakeholders of the enterprise, across the board. This emphasizes the need...

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EMAIL THE WEAKEST LINK EMAIL THE WEAKEST LINK

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Jul 07, 2018

FireEye Email Security: Better Protection against Email-Borne Attacks. Industry-leading detection of, and protection from, targeted threats such as ransomware to safeguard business assets. Real-time, automated protection from spear-phishing and other socially engineered attacks to minimize impostor ...

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MOBILIZING MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN WITH MODERNIZED EMM MOBILIZING MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN WITH MODERNIZED EMM

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Jul 07, 2018

Nearly every enterprise across every industry is examining and adopting mobility as a key paradigm in the ongoing evolution of its IT operations. While some have argued that manufacturing and supply chain operations have not profited from mobility as much as many other industries, it’s importa...

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SISHUB SECURITY INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS whitepaper SISHUB SECURITY INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS WHITEPAPER

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Jul 07, 2018

Informational security of states, companies, and private individuals has been becoming one of the most important areas of humanity’s everyday life. Lately, hacking attacks have become more exquisite, sophisticated, and well directed. Techniques are becoming more intricate, the number of attack...

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ANTIVIRUS EVASION WITH METASPLOIT’S WEB DELIVERY ANTIVIRUS EVASION WITH METASPLOIT’S WEB DELIVERY

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Jul 06, 2018

It’s a never ending cat-and-mouse game: bad guys develop malware and good guys try to detect and mitigate malware to protect the end user. Whenever manufacturers of antivirus software come up with a new method of detecting malicious code or files, hackers find a way to circumvent that techniqu...

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Unleash the Power of the Cloud UNLEASH THE POWER OF THE CLOUD

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Jul 05, 2018

Leidos specializes in solutions that create unique, innovative, and sustainable competitive advantages for our customers by unleashing the potential of the cloud. With Leidos’ CLOUDbank, our expert staff and real-world experience makes us the trusted partner for your cloud initiatives.

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The Anatomy of an Attack Surface: Five Ways Hackers are Cashing In THE ANATOMY OF AN ATTACK SURFACE: FIVE WAYS HACKERS ARE CASHING IN

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Jul 05, 2018

To keep up with the breakneck speed of modern business, organizations are moving customer and partner interactions online. Unfortunately, increased risk of cyber attack and the associated consequences like data theft, operational disruption, brand erosion, and employee and customer compromise have b...

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June’s Most Wanted Malware: Banking Trojans Up 50% Among Threat Actors JUNE’S MOST WANTED MALWARE: BANKING TROJANS UP 50% AMONG THREAT ACTORS

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Jul 05, 2018

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that Trojan malware families enter Top 10 Most Wanted Ranking; Cryptomining Remains Tops on List. Over the past four months, banking Trojans have increased their global impact by 50 percent, as two Trojan malware families enter the latest Global...

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How to Stop Paying Ransomware HOW TO STOP PAYING RANSOMWARE

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Jul 04, 2018

Ransomware is a relatively new form of malware that poses significant threats to computer networks, even those with effective security systems. It masquerades as legitimate software and uses encryption protocols, like those designed to protect personal information, to lock down files and hold data f...

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CYBER SECURITY ERA TO FIGHT WITH THE ATTACK CYBER SECURITY ERA TO FIGHT WITH THE ATTACK

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Jul 04, 2018

The increasing attack surface can easily be blamed on the number of IoT devices now being used. Some are built securely, but the majority are not. Despite more legislation being put in place to better secure IoT devices, more and more devices are interacting. The transition from closed networks to e...

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What is Spyware and How To Protect Your PC WHAT IS SPYWARE AND HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PC

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Jul 04, 2018

Spyware is a malicious software which is implanted by a hacker on victim’s computing device with the intention of stealing confidential information without the end user’s intent. The confidential information might include gathering PINs and credit card numbers, passwords, monitoring pass...

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2018 ATTACK STATS ASIA PACIFIC 2018 ATTACK STATS ASIA PACIFIC

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Jul 03, 2018

Only Akamai’s global platform has the scale to deliver and protect the world’s growing web traffic—as much as 46 Tbps— with the availability to keep your business up all day, every day. Denial of service attacks are easily absorbed with available capacity on the Akamai Intell...

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DISTRIBUTED SECURITY DIGITAL EDGE PLAYBOOK DISTRIBUTED SECURITY DIGITAL EDGE PLAYBOOK

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Jul 03, 2018

This playbook outlines how industry leaders are distributing security to solve scale and integration challenges using interconnection and colocation (control points). This enables them to deliver new command and control capabilities as part of a broader digital edge strategy.

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Breaches of Wellington’s utility department affects residents BREACHES OF WELLINGTON’S UTILITY DEPARTMENT AFFECTS RESIDENTS

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Jul 03, 2018

Investigation of the breach. Residents were informed that utility bills paid by credit card between July 2017 and February 2018 could be at risk, with customer names, credit card numbers, and expiration dates potentially exposed. The breach forced Wellington to shut down its payment portal and launc...

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Stateful Inspection Firewalls STATEFUL INSPECTION FIREWALLS

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Jul 02, 2018

Every network-connected business must worry about perimeter security. For many enterprises, eBusiness success depends on defending its web servers against denial of service attacks. Zone Research estimates the average buyer will wait just 8 seconds for a page to download; eCommerce sales lost to una...

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Assessing Microsoft 365 security solutions using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework ASSESSING MICROSOFT 365 SECURITY SOLUTIONS USING THE NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK

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Jul 02, 2018

Microsoft 365 security solutions align to many cybersecurity protection standards. One widely-adopted standard is the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF). Developed for the US government, NIST CSF is now also used by governments and enterprises worldwide...

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Big Idea: Instant Secured Traceable Transactions BIG IDEA: INSTANT SECURED TRACEABLE TRANSACTIONS

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Jul 02, 2018

OiX AIMS TO BE A PLATFORM THAT TRANSFORMS MONOLITHIC TRADITIONAL EXCHANGE INFRASTRUCTURE INTO A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED, NEW AGE PLATFORM. This summary highlights selected information that is presented in greater detail elsewhere in this prospectus. This summary does not contain all of the information you ...

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Qosmos Probe as a DPI Sensor for Threat Detection QOSMOS PROBE AS A DPI SENSOR FOR THREAT DETECTION

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Jul 02, 2018

As cyber-attacks become increasingly sophisticated, threat analytics depend on accurate and detailed input from different sources. One key source of information is the network traffic itself: a probe (or sensor) using Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) provides real-time finegrained traffic visibility, wh...

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Protecting the IT that Protects Your Supply Chain PROTECTING THE IT THAT PROTECTS YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 02, 2018

Control your future, transform theirs ABB Ability™ Power Transformer. Digital natives like Kenny are growing up fast. So is the utilities sector. With changing energy sources and usage, reliable power is more important than ever – and this is exactly what the new ABB Ability™ Power...

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Cybersecurity concerns ground drones in the military CYBERSECURITY CONCERNS GROUND DRONES IN THE MILITARY

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Jul 02, 2018

The Department of Defense (DoD) has temporarily banned the purchase and use of commercial off-the-shelf drones because of cybersecurity risks. The Pentagon needs to plan to patch the cybersecurity vulnerabilities in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and mitigate security risks before the ban is lifted. ...

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6 Reasons Why Your PC Running Slow 6 REASONS WHY YOUR PC RUNNING SLOW

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Jul 02, 2018

Is your computer running slow? Are you forced to quit half-way while trying to multi-task as the speed isn’t supportive enough? A few notable signs show that your computer is under a virus attack. So, install a robust anti-virus software and run a scan. If the anti-virus scan comes back clean ...

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THREAT & VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT THREAT & VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT

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Jul 01, 2018

Security threats are numerous and increasing daily. Defending your organization from threats has become one of the most challenging and complex issues facing companies today. SecureOps has a proactive approach to IT security and can help you protect your organization’s information assets by co...

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SYNESIS For Cyber Security Markets SYNESIS FOR CYBER SECURITY MARKETS

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Jul 01, 2018

In May of 2017, the “WannaCry” network cryptoworm was set loose onto the world, causing chaos in data centers across the globe. According to some estimates, this cryptoworm impacted more than 200,000 organizations in 150 countries 1. WannaCry belongs to a class of cryotoworms known as ra...

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Unified security from the store to the cloud to the data center UNIFIED SECURITY FROM THE STORE TO THE CLOUD TO THE DATA CENTER

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Jul 01, 2018

Retail Security should be your fi¬rst thought, not an afterthought. As hackers become more sophisticated and ruthless, Cisco is evolving right along with them with security solutions and services that are simple, open, automated and effective.

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MAF whitepaper MAF WHITEPAPER

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Jul 01, 2018

Legal Disclaimer, Risks, and Legal Considerations. You must read and consider the following “Legal Disclaimer, Risks, and Legal Considerations” section before: (1) making use of this Whitepaper and any and all information available on the website(s) of MAKEAFOLIO, INC. (the “Compan...

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A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED MARKETPLACE FOR COMPUTER AND INTERNET NETWORK HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED MARKETPLACE FOR COMPUTER AND INTERNET NETWORK HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES

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Jul 01, 2018

The Internet is the global communication platform that enables all humans to connect, share and transact freely across the world. In the simplest of terms, the Internet is the ‘thing’ that connects us to everything and everybody, everywhere. The Internet comprises of software-driven netw...

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Cyber Attack Trends CYBER ATTACK TRENDS

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Jun 30, 2018

When it comes to the global cyber landscape, threats are ever evolving, keeping organizations, as well as the security community, constantly challenged. From taking advantage of the Blockchain trading systems to developing new attack methods in the thriving mobile arena, as well as adapting previous...

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WPA3 Is a Major Missed Opportunity: Here’s Why WPA3 IS A MAJOR MISSED OPPORTUNITY: HERE’S WHY

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Jun 30, 2018

Recently, the Wi-Fi Alliance officially announced details for the WPA3 security standard, which includes a brand-new protocol: the “Enhanced Open” network. While this new technology will represent an improvement to how open networks are done today, I believe that it’s a missed oppo...

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Employee negligence named as biggest cybersecurity risk to US businesses EMPLOYEE NEGLIGENCE NAMED AS BIGGEST CYBERSECURITY RISK TO US BUSINESSES

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Jun 29, 2018

New research from Shred-it’s 2018 State of the Industry Report has revealed that 84% of C-suites and 51% of small business owners have named employee negligence as one of the biggest information security risks to US businesses. Employee negligence was named as a top data breach concern. Key fi...

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Fighting Cybercrime with Artificial Intelligence FIGHTING CYBERCRIME WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 29, 2018

What We’re Up Against - RaaS in an Hour. 10.05-10.44pm Locate and setup a VPN service to hide your IP address. 10.44-10.58pm Connect to the Satan website on the Dark Web. 11.01pm Ransomware created using a simple dashboard Commission based fee structure – commission charged reduces depen...

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Strategic Analysis June-July 2018 How to Deter in Cyberspace STRATEGIC ANALYSIS JUNE-JULY 2018 HOW TO DETER IN CYBERSPACE

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Jun 29, 2018

Cyber-attacks are escalating in frequency, impact, and sophistication. State actors play an increasingly larger role in this escalating dynamic, as they use cyber-attacks both offensively and defensively. For example, North Korea has been linked to WannaCry, and Russia to NotPetya, two major cyber-a...

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Complete Guide To Android App Permissions & How To Use Them Smartly COMPLETE GUIDE TO ANDROID APP PERMISSIONS & HOW TO USE THEM SMARTLY

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Jun 29, 2018

While installing any app from Google Play, users come across the app permission request. For instance, the message prompted on the mobile screen reads, “Allow Messenger to send and view SMS messages? ” you may choose to deny or allow it, the choice is yours. But, it is essential to know ...

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TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE PARTNER (TAP) PROGRAM TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE PARTNER (TAP) PROGRAM

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Jun 28, 2018

Develop and Deliver Better Joint Solutions Reaching customers is harder than ever in today’s global marketplace. Through the TAP Program, VMware offers a way for partners to align their offerings to four VMware solution areas, develop and deliver joint solutions on the VMware platform, and pro...

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The One Network THE ONE NETWORK

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Jun 28, 2018

Blockchain-based technologies and cryptocurrencies have the ability to revolutionize the way people interact on social media, making the entire process more secure through self-governance and individual ownership of data. Unfortunately, looking at the 3.77 billion Internet users — 2.79 billion...

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PROTECT AGAINST MALICIOUS DOCUMENT AND FILE DOWNLOADS PROTECT AGAINST MALICIOUS DOCUMENT AND FILE DOWNLOADS

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Jun 28, 2018

Safely download and open documents and executable files from any website, including unknown and uncategorized sites. Defend against malicious downloads with verified native application performance and usability. Eliminate restrictive IT security policies that limit user access to downloaded files an...

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Standing Together for Financial Industry Resilience STANDING TOGETHER FOR FINANCIAL INDUSTRY RESILIENCE

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Jun 28, 2018

In November of 2017, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), in conjunction with Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) and SimSpace Corporation, hosted the fourth iteration of Quantum Dawn exercises, Quantum Dawn IV. The exercise provided a forum for parti...

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Keep Your Data Out of the Shadows KEEP YOUR DATA OUT OF THE SHADOWS

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Jun 28, 2018

Create safeguards for your enterprise while enabling visibility and control over the use of cloud apps. Confidently adopt cloud apps and avoid the perils of Shadow IT with an integrated cloud security solution from Optiv + Symantec CloudSOC. Optiv's trusted advisors will guide you through every ...

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Capture Security Center: Knowledge, Visibility & Control of Your Cyber Security Ecosystem CAPTURE SECURITY CENTER: KNOWLEDGE, VISIBILITY & CONTROL OF YOUR CYBER SECURITY ECOSYSTEM

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Jun 27, 2018

For many organizations, the fear of being targeted by cybercriminals runs deep, especially as news of the latest high-profile cyberattacks dominate the headlines. Managing security and responding to cyber risks and events are major issues organizations face on a daily basis. In May 2018 alone, the a...

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Reintroducing the Cybersecurity Style Guide: V1.1 REINTRODUCING THE CYBERSECURITY STYLE GUIDE: V1.1

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Jun 27, 2018

It’s been four months since we released Version 1 of the Style Guide to the public, and the response has been incredible. From the moment we published V1, we’ve continued to improve the guide internally. Through daily editorial work and engaging with users like you, we’ve expunged ...

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Patching Human Error: Educating Your User Base on Cyber Security PATCHING HUMAN ERROR: EDUCATING YOUR USER BASE ON CYBER SECURITY

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Jun 27, 2018

We provide: Market leader in cloud-based security. Next Generation Endpoint. Web Security (DNS Protection). Security Awareness Training. Mobile Security. BrightCloud Threat Intelligence Services. Proven: NextGen Behavior-based Endpoint Protection. BrightCloud Threat Intelligence Services used by 40+...

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Best Free Spyware and Malware Removal Software BEST FREE SPYWARE AND MALWARE REMOVAL SOFTWARE

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Jun 27, 2018

Nowadays spyware and malware come in different forms, and it is extremely difficult for an average user to distinguish legitimate software and malware or spyware. The spyware is the malicious software or program that transmits your personal information to a hacker without your knowledge. The spyware...

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DECENTRALIZED THREAT INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM DECENTRALIZED THREAT INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM

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Jun 26, 2018

The purpose of this Whitepaper is to present BitFence.io and the HNY Token to potential token holders in connection with the proposed token sale. The information set forth below may not be exhaustive and does not imply any elements of a contractual relationship. Its sole purpose is to provide releva...

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The Connection Between Insider Threats and Data Loss Prevention THE CONNECTION BETWEEN INSIDER THREATS AND DATA LOSS PREVENTION

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Jun 26, 2018

Historically, when a cybersecurity team looks to decrease the risk of data loss at their organization, they look towards Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology. These tools are often hyped for their ability to tag, categorize, and control data movement, but in many cases where an organization has a D...

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Chicago Public Schools data breach exposes thousands of students’ private information CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS DATA BREACH EXPOSES THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS’ PRIVATE INFORMATION

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Jun 26, 2018

On June 15, 2018, an employee of Chicago Public Schools negligently emailed private student information to more than 3,700 families. The data of thousands of students were breached, including: Names. Email addresses. Phone numbers. Student IDs. A link to a spreadsheet containing the data was acciden...

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5 Examples of Data & Information Misuse 5 EXAMPLES OF DATA & INFORMATION MISUSE

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Jun 25, 2018

What is Data Misuse? Data misuse is the inappropriate use of data as defined when the data was initially collected. Misuse of information typically can be governed by laws and corporate cybersecurity policy. However, even with laws and policies in place, the potential for data misuse is growing. The...

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Multiple data breaches at Dignity Health affect 60K+ MULTIPLE DATA BREACHES AT DIGNITY HEALTH AFFECT 60K+

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Jun 25, 2018

On May 31, 2018, San Francisco-based Dignity Health reported a data breach affecting almost 56,000 patients to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This was the third-largest data breach reported in May. Cause of breach. Due to an email sorting error by Dignity’s scheduling vendo...

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VxRail Cybersecurity Solutions Overview VXRAIL CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS OVERVIEW

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Jun 24, 2018

The Dell EMC VxRail™ hyperconverged infrastructure appliance provides the foundation for a resilient, adaptive cybersecurity strategy. According to Risk Based Security, a security analytics company, more than 5,000 publicly-disclosed data breaches occurred in 2017, with nearly 8 billion record...

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GAINING GROUND ON THE CYBER ATTACKER GAINING GROUND ON THE CYBER ATTACKER

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Jun 22, 2018

FIVE WAYS TO BECOME CYBER RESILIENT. While executives in Australia are making good progress, more work is needed. As attacks multiply and advanced technologies are employed to create greater disruption, the urgency to build cyber resilience against new threats grows.

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Lightboard Series: Continuous Cloud Security and Compliance Explained LIGHTBOARD SERIES: CONTINUOUS CLOUD SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE EXPLAINED

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Jun 22, 2018

Addressing security and compliance in the cloud requires a rigorous and continuous approach that ensures risks are Identified and controlled with speed. In this lightboard video, watch Tim Prendergast, Chief Cloud Officer at Palo Alto Networks, discuss how organizations can automate the management o...

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The State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2018 THE STATE OF INDUSTRIAL CYBERSECURITY 2018

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Jun 22, 2018

As connectivity to the outside world grows, security is becoming one of the most important topics in industrial IT and Operational Technology (OT), i.e. the hardware and software used in the production area. Industrial cybersecurity developed into a board-level topic during 2017. But what do user co...

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What is Adware? Definition and Methods to Remove Them WHAT IS ADWARE? DEFINITION AND METHODS TO REMOVE THEM

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Jun 22, 2018

An Adware is a software that displays unauthorized advertising download and displays pop-ups or banners on the program’s user-interface when the user is connected to the internet. This type of software, helps the developer generate revenue and recover the costs of the programming development b...

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How to Confront an Insider Threat HOW TO CONFRONT AN INSIDER THREAT

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Jun 22, 2018

So, you’ve successfully detected, and then investigated a potential insider threat. You’ve learned a great deal about that user (be it an employee or a third-party contractor), including who they are, what happened, when, where, and also why, thanks to the visibility given to you by your...

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Handling cyber threats in 7 simple steps HANDLING CYBER THREATS IN 7 SIMPLE STEPS

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Jun 22, 2018

Organisations need to be prepared to respond to a wide variety of cyber security incidents. Your biggest concern might be the threat of criminal hackers breaking into your systems, but you also need to know what to do if, say, an employee inadvertently or maliciously leaks data or your organisation ...

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Trend Micro discusses 2018 Forrester Wave, Endpoint Security Suites TREND MICRO DISCUSSES 2018 FORRESTER WAVE, ENDPOINT SECURITY SUITES

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Jun 21, 2018

Hear from Eric Skinner, VP Solutions Marketing, Steve Duncan, PM and Eric Schulze, PM as they discuss the 2018 Forrester Wave, Endpoint Security Suites, Trend Micro positioning, results and demo process.

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SkyFile Mail v10 Virus & Spam filter SKYFILE MAIL V10 VIRUS & SPAM FILTER

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Jun 21, 2018

Our messaging services SkyFile Mail and SkyFile C include all the features needed to eliminate viruses and spam on the bases of typical properties (Blocked HELO, greylisting etc.). This is very important, as the number of spam/viruses is rising constantly. Viruses and spam represent more than 70% of...

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How To Get Rid of a Computer Virus? HOW TO GET RID OF A COMPUTER VIRUS?

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Jun 21, 2018

Computer viruses are those malicious programs that once they infect your machine will start causing immense havoc on your computer. You will have to watch out and alert yourself when your computer suddenly becomes slow taking extra time to boot, and also be alert when an unwanted pop-up appears whil...

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Implement ISO 27001 on your current Windows system IMPLEMENT ISO 27001 ON YOUR CURRENT WINDOWS SYSTEM

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Jun 21, 2018

ISO 27001 certification is considered among the top-ranking levels of accreditation for information security globally. It outlines best practice for an information security management system (ISMS), meaning that it has to be aligned with the organization’s business objectives and processes, as...

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What’s causing the cyber-security skills gap? WHAT’S CAUSING THE CYBER-SECURITY SKILLS GAP?

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Jun 21, 2018

The proliferation of next-gen technology into mainstream society has been a boon for consumers, entrepreneurs, and business owners alike. Between the rise of mobile computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), and modern social media, our society is more connected than ever before. But all of this techn...

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Train for threat response at the IBM X-Force Command Center cyber range TRAIN FOR THREAT RESPONSE AT THE IBM X-FORCE COMMAND CENTER CYBER RANGE

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Jun 20, 2018

Responding to a cybersecurity incident is a team exercise across the entire organization. Learn how the IBM X-Force Command Center helps companies train as first responders to act quickly and efficiently in the face of an attack.

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Cyber-Warriors: The Front Line of Cybersecurity Defense CYBER-WARRIORS: THE FRONT LINE OF CYBERSECURITY DEFENSE

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Jun 20, 2018

Learn the trifecta of skills the new generation of cyber-warriors needs to combat cybercrime, and how this emerging IT profession is populated by a “new collar” workforce. Learn more in the documentary Dark Web: Fighting Cybercrime.

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RedTalk: Discover, Detect, and Respond to Cloud Security Incidents Using RQL REDTALK: DISCOVER, DETECT, AND RESPOND TO CLOUD SECURITY INCIDENTS USING RQL

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Jun 20, 2018

RedTalk: Discover, Detect, and Respond to Cloud Security Incidents Using an Extensible Language called RedLock Query Language (RQL). In order to provide comprehensive security and operational visibility across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environments, the RedLock Cloud 360 platform i...

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Effective Security for the Multicloud Era EFFECTIVE SECURITY FOR THE MULTICLOUD ERA

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Jun 20, 2018

Welcome to the multicloud era - SaaS apps in the cloud, public and hybrid clouds hosting infrastructure, employees and branches accessing the cloud and internet from anywhere. 300,000 OAuth-connected SaaS apps discovered. 84% of companies will use multiple clouds. 84% of companies will use multiple ...

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Why is the Lucrative Cybersecurity Field still Struggling to Hook Prospective Practitioners? WHY IS THE LUCRATIVE CYBERSECURITY FIELD STILL STRUGGLING TO HOOK PROSPECTIVE PRACTITIONERS?

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Jun 20, 2018

The belief that the field of cybersecurity offers individuals job security and above average pay has become generally accepted in today’s interconnected world. These beliefs are bolstered by hard facts, such as those presented in ISACA’s annual State of Cybersecurity research, which reve...

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4 Ways How To Prevent Android Virus On Your SmartPhone 4 WAYS HOW TO PREVENT ANDROID VIRUS ON YOUR SMARTPHONE

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Jun 20, 2018

In recent times, Android viruses are on the rise globally. Hackers are spreading new variants of Android viruses to infect smartphones. Not only have we seen an increase in Android virus infections, but the level of sophistication of those viruses has also increased, as well. If you are searching fo...

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Can You Hear The Digging? The Dangers of Mobile Mining CAN YOU HEAR THE DIGGING? THE DANGERS OF MOBILE MINING

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Jun 20, 2018

Mobile malware focused cyber-criminals are fast adapters and tend to follow rising trends in order to reach a wider audience. Today’s current trend is cryptocurrencies. There are several ways in which cyber criminals are taking advantage of the current frenzy surrounding cryptocurrencies. Some...

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Security for Intent-Based Networking SECURITY FOR INTENT-BASED NETWORKING

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Jun 19, 2018

Networks have become more massive and complex than ever before. This year at Cisco Live US, people were talking about managing and defending networks at scale. Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco, said that 2.1 billion machine-to-machine connections have been added to the internet in the past year, and 27 b...

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Blocket Proactively Protects its Customers from Email Fraud and Phishing Attacks BLOCKET PROACTIVELY PROTECTS ITS CUSTOMERS FROM EMAIL FRAUD AND PHISHING ATTACKS

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Jun 19, 2018

Blocket is the largest online classified marketplace in Sweden, with millions of visitors on their website each week. Blocket has a goal to build strong trust with their customers, who interact with their brand online. Focusing on email communications, Blocket partnered with CSC and Proofpoint to ce...

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3 Reasons to Supplement a DLP with Insider Threat Management 3 REASONS TO SUPPLEMENT A DLP WITH INSIDER THREAT MANAGEMENT

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Jun 19, 2018

Many organizations spend years investing significant resources into data loss prevention (DLP) tools designed to identify, classify, and monitor data, in an effort to prevent data exfiltration. Unfortunately, DLP tools alone aren’t stemming the consistent rise of insider threat-related inciden...

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SamSam ransomware: controlled distribution for an elusive malware SAMSAM RANSOMWARE: CONTROLLED DISTRIBUTION FOR AN ELUSIVE MALWARE

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Jun 19, 2018

SamSam ransomware has been involved in some high-profile attacks recently and remains a somewhat elusive malware. In its time being active, SamSam has gone through a slight evolution, adding more features and alterations into the mix. These changes do not necessarily make the ransomware more dangero...

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How are contractors being evaluated on their DFARS cybersecurity measures? HOW ARE CONTRACTORS BEING EVALUATED ON THEIR DFARS CYBERSECURITY MEASURES?

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Jun 19, 2018

The deadline for complying with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) was December 31, 2017. However, contractors struggled to understand what the information security requirements actually meant.  In response, the Department of Defense (DoD) provided guidance for &ldquo...

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The Benefits of Real-Time Cyber Threat Intelligence THE BENEFITS OF REAL-TIME CYBER THREAT INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 18, 2018

To protect their personnel, assets, and sensitive information from being compromised, hijacked, or stolen by malicious actors, organizations are often advised to adopt security best practices, and to deploy the latest in secure technologies. But these things can’t be pulled out of thin air or ...

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How To Protect Your Android Smartphone from Ransomware HOW TO PROTECT YOUR ANDROID SMARTPHONE FROM RANSOMWARE

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Jun 18, 2018

In recent times, ransomware attacks are on the rise globally. Hackers are spreading new variants of ransomware to infect smartphones. Not only have we seen an increase in ransomware attacks, but the level of sophistication in those attacks have also increased, as well. In this article, let’s d...

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5 Tips To Protect Business From Ransomware 5 TIPS TO PROTECT BUSINESS FROM RANSOMWARE

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Jun 15, 2018

Ransomware usually catches people off-guard. Most people do not worry about ransomware or any malware, but then they hit with malware. That is when they realize that backups are non-existence or way too out-of-date to use. At that point, depending on the situation their only option is to either wipe...

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Talk to Watson about Cybersecurity TALK TO WATSON ABOUT CYBERSECURITY

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Jun 15, 2018

Staying on top of new cyber security threats is challenging for an organization of any size. Learn from IBM Master Inventor Mike Spisak how Hayvn is helping bridge the gap with a natural language spoken interface for Watson for Cybersecurity.

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When Ransomware Goes Mobile WHEN RANSOMWARE GOES MOBILE

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Jun 15, 2018

In the past two years, the most significant trend in the malware world was the rise of ransomware. Recently, mobile malware followed the footsteps of PC malware, like it has done many times before, as several security vendors detected a sharp rise in the spread of mobile ransomware. According to ESE...

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ISACA: Smart cities need to be made more secure ISACA: SMART CITIES NEED TO BE MADE MORE SECURE

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Jun 15, 2018

Urban life is increasingly dictated by technology, but organizations aren’t doing enough to mitigate the risks that come with that, according to an ISACA® report. The survey of 2,000 cybersecurity professionals from across the globe focused on the challenges and opportunities of smart citi...

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DoD predicts cost of fixing cyber vulnerabilities will surpass $250 million DOD PREDICTS COST OF FIXING CYBER VULNERABILITIES WILL SURPASS $250 MILLION

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Jun 15, 2018

The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has increased the need for the Department of Defense (DoD) to strengthen its cybersecurity defenses – something already long overdue. The DoD estimates that it may have to spend more than $250 million over the next four years to mitigate existing vulner...

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MRG Effitas Online Banking / Browser Security Certification Project – Q1 2018 MRG EFFITAS ONLINE BANKING / BROWSER SECURITY CERTIFICATION PROJECT – Q1 2018

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Jun 14, 2018

MRG Effitas has published an Online Banking Browser Security Report every year for the last four years. Since 2013, that single report has been replaced by quarterly assessments. This report is the assessment for Q1 2018. Whilst this report sits in much the same space as our previous reports, it emp...

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KSN Report: Ransomware and malicious cryptominers 2016-2018 KSN REPORT: RANSOMWARE AND MALICIOUS CRYPTOMINERS 2016-2018

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Jun 14, 2018

Ransomware is not an unfamiliar threat. For the last few years it has been affecting the world of cybersecurity, infecting and blocking access to various devices or files and requiring users to pay a ransom (usually in Bitcoins or another widely used e-currency), if they want to regain access to the...

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What Is An Antivirus Software How It Works And Detects? WHAT IS AN ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE HOW IT WORKS AND DETECTS?

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Jun 14, 2018

The malicious software arrives in different ways, often disguised in the form of software codes, scripts, active content, and other software that seems legitimate. The malware comes in two main forms, and they are the viruses and worms. Viruses. Nearly all viruses are assigned to an apparently harml...

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Five network security threats and how to fight them FIVE NETWORK SECURITY THREATS AND HOW TO FIGHT THEM

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Jun 14, 2018

What’s the cost of poor network security? Digital networks are now the backbone of every retail and hospitality operation. Every second of every day in-store voice and data networks are used to deliver a staggering level of business-critical data – from purchase transactions, stock data ...

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Account Takeovers and Cloud Security, Part 3: The Anti-Phishing Solution ACCOUNT TAKEOVERS AND CLOUD SECURITY, PART 3: THE ANTI-PHISHING SOLUTION

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Jun 14, 2018

Having already looked at the challenges of moving to the cloud, and how attackers gain control of a victim’s account, in this third and final post in our cloud security series, we will be looking at how an in depth approach to defense is required to prevent account takeovers. As discussed, the...

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Coachable Moments: Insider Threats, Cloud Storage, & Working Remotely COACHABLE MOMENTS: INSIDER THREATS, CLOUD STORAGE, & WORKING REMOTELY

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Jun 13, 2018

Insider threat management is about much more than ensuring you have the right technologies in place. It’s about the right mix of People, Processes, and Technology. Since people are at the center of all insider threats, having a strategy for ongoing cybersecurity awareness coaching and training...

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VPNFilter malware still making waves VPNFILTER MALWARE STILL MAKING WAVES

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Jun 13, 2018

Last month, a piece of malware called VPNFilter caused chaos for owners of MikroTik, Lynksys, TP-Link, and Netgear equipment. Roughly 500,000 devices worldwide fell victim, with the unwanted parasite able to listen to traffic, steal credentials, damage devices, and more. Until patches started to rol...

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Firewall Management Maturity Stage 3: Advanced Firewall Management FIREWALL MANAGEMENT MATURITY STAGE 3: ADVANCED FIREWALL MANAGEMENT

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Jun 13, 2018

The firewall technology evolution continues. Today finds us at a place where firewalls provide vast capabilities, in particular when it comes to gaining more visibility into the global threat landscape. One of the biggest challenges any organization faces is seeing threats outside of their environme...

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Proposed SHIELD Act gains organizations’ support PROPOSED SHIELD ACT GAINS ORGANIZATIONS’ SUPPORT

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Jun 13, 2018

The Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act was introduced in November 2017 in response to the increasing number of data breaches and addresses major gaps in New York’s cybersecurity regulations. The SHIELD Act will impose fines of up to $5,000 per violation or $20 per ins...

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Simple Tips To Prevent Ransomware Attack On Android Devices SIMPLE TIPS TO PREVENT RANSOMWARE ATTACK ON ANDROID DEVICES

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Jun 12, 2018

Antivirus software has evolved over the years and so the malware attacks. In order to protect your computer from sophisticated cyber-attacks, you need best antivirus software. In recent times, ransomware attacks are on the rise globally. Hackers are spreading new variants of ransomware to infect sma...

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DevOpsifying Network Security DEVOPSIFYING NETWORK SECURITY

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Jun 12, 2018

DevOps is everywhere. Seems like it’s all people talk about. The best thing since sliced bread. So why is this concept/practice/philosophy/religion/cult becoming so popular in so many companies, big and small (even yours)? Truth is, in today’s fast-paced world, it actually makes a lot of...

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Cybersecurity drills begin in NY CYBERSECURITY DRILLS BEGIN IN NY

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Jun 12, 2018

Just months after the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica incident, in which users’ personal data was used to help Donald Trump’s election campaign, New York officials are conducting cybersecurity drills to test the state’s election system for vulnerabilities. About the cybersecurity ...

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Data Backup and Encryption for Municipal Governments DATA BACKUP AND ENCRYPTION FOR MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS

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Jun 12, 2018

For the last 20 months or so, we’ve worked with nearly 200 government municipalities on cyber loss control projects, now largely completed. Data security is a major concern for many municipal governments, so in this post—the third in our Cyber Security Foundation for Municipal Government...

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The Atlanta Ransomware Attack Wasn’t as Bad as We Thought – It’s Worse THE ATLANTA RANSOMWARE ATTACK WASN’T AS BAD AS WE THOUGHT – IT’S WORSE

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Jun 12, 2018

When the news broke about the massive ransomware attack on the city of Atlanta, the details seemed dire yet murky – we knew about court dates getting rescheduled, city job applications getting frozen, and computer systems going down for nearly a week. As the rubble began to clear, we’re ...

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SECURING OFFICE 365 EMAIL WITH ISOLATION SECURING OFFICE 365 EMAIL WITH ISOLATION

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Jun 11, 2018

Microsoft Office 365 is one of the fastest-growing cloud-based applications today. While many organizations were at first reluctant to embrace cloud-based applications, especially the Office 365 cloud-based Exchange Online email capabilities, recent adoption figures show that initial reluctance has ...

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What is Domain Fronting? WHAT IS DOMAIN FRONTING?

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Jun 11, 2018

A little-known software feature called domain fronting has become the central issue in a worldwide dilemma now facing internet users wishing to gain access to websites and online resources that their governments have deemed off-limits. Censorship of internet access and content has been very much in ...

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Tips for safe summer travels: your cybersecurity checklist TIPS FOR SAFE SUMMER TRAVELS: YOUR CYBERSECURITY CHECKLIST

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Jun 08, 2018

Summer is just around the corner in the Northern Hemisphere, and with it comes vacation plans for many. Those looking to take some time away from work and home are likely making plans to secure their home, have their pets taken care of, and tie up loose ends at work. But how about securing your devi...

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The Insider Threat Level: GDPR Total Recall, The CIA Hoarder, and At-Risk Agencies THE INSIDER THREAT LEVEL: GDPR TOTAL RECALL, THE CIA HOARDER, AND AT-RISK AGENCIES

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Jun 08, 2018

The Insider Threat Level series is here to keep you up-to-speed on the numerous examples of insider threat incidents, trends, and best practices caught in the news, so you can be more prepared for anything coming your way. This week, we’re taking a look at: an EU data leak that brings up fond ...

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6 Ways to Speed Up Security Investigations 6 WAYS TO SPEED UP SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS

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Jun 08, 2018

You log into your workstation to start your day, when you discover the bad news. Your organization is the latest to be hit by an insider threat caused data leak. Vital information is now streaming out to whomever wants it, and you have no idea what happened. What was leaked? When did it go out? Who ...

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Malwarebytes Endpoint Security vs. Ransomware MALWAREBYTES ENDPOINT SECURITY VS. RANSOMWARE

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Jun 07, 2018

Defeating the growing threat of ransomware Ransomware is notoriously difficult to stop. Once it infects devices, its victims face the hard decision of either paying the attackers for a key to unlock the data or forever losing their files. A recent Malwarebytes-sponsored global survey of IT executive...

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Advanced Protection and Threat Intelligence to Mitigate the Risk of Targeted Attacks ADVANCED PROTECTION AND THREAT INTELLIGENCE TO MITIGATE THE RISK OF TARGETED ATTACKS

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Jun 07, 2018

The growing risk of advanced threats and targeted attacks. Enterprise Threats Landscape. Targeted attacks and advanced threats – including Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) – are some of the most dangerous risks to enterprise systems. However, while the threats and techniques that cyber...

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Trends & Challenges of CYBER SECURITY MANAGEMENT TRENDS & CHALLENGES OF CYBER SECURITY MANAGEMENT

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Jun 07, 2018

CYBER THREATS ARE AMONG US. 58% Of companies took more than 24 hours to start remediation of the threat. 98% Of the cyber security industry experienced a significant cyber threat in the past three years. 96% Of IT Administrators say rate of security alerts increased over the past two years.

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RiskIQ’s Q1 2018 Phishing Roundup and 2017 Recap: Phishing Declines, but Targets Increase RISKIQ’S Q1 2018 PHISHING ROUNDUP AND 2017 RECAP: PHISHING DECLINES, BUT TARGETS INCREASE

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Jun 07, 2018

Phishing actors are always innovating and creating new methods to lure victims into gaining access to their financial information, PII, and user accounts. Understanding the latest phishing techniques and threat actor tendencies helps us position our customers to stay one step ahead of phishing threa...

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Finding that one in a million: Addressing security alert overload by applying business context FINDING THAT ONE IN A MILLION: ADDRESSING SECURITY ALERT OVERLOAD BY APPLYING BUSINESS CONTEXT

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Jun 06, 2018

How many security alerts does a security operation center (SOC) have to deal with during an average day?  New research from Imperva claims that 27% of IT professionals reported receiving more than 1 million alerts a day, and 55% received more than 10,000 a day – or nearly 7 per minute! To...

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Concerns arise as South Carolina Passes the Insurance Industry’s first Cybersecurity Law CONCERNS ARISE AS SOUTH CAROLINA PASSES THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY’S FIRST CYBERSECURITY LAW

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Jun 06, 2018

In May 2018, South Carolina became the first state to pass a cybersecurity insurance bill requiring insurers to establish and implement a cybersecurity program protecting companies and consumers from a data breach. The law created rules for South Carolina insurers, agents, and other licensed entitie...

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Just the Facts Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance JUST THE FACTS ZERO DATA LOSS RECOVERY APPLIANCE

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Jun 05, 2018

A groundbreaking data protection solution that’s developed by the Oracle Database team as an extension to the database. It’s completely integrated with Oracle Database to eliminate loss exposure without impacting production database environments.

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Connecting the Universe through Blockchain CONNECTING THE UNIVERSE THROUGH BLOCKCHAIN

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Jun 05, 2018

Mandala is a platform that will bring cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets to the masses through a beautifully designed user interface and easy to understand trading technology. Mandala is introducing a functional token, MDX, which will be used to help facilitate simple and more successful trades ...

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Achieve ISO 27001 compliance with our DIY packages ACHIEVE ISO 27001 COMPLIANCE WITH OUR DIY PACKAGES

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Jun 05, 2018

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect, it’s important to ensure that you’re taking the necessary steps towards GDPR compliance. ISO 27001 is the international standard that describes best practice for an information security management system (ISMS). Achieving ...

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Linking Infrastructure from Phishing Data Exfiltrations LINKING INFRASTRUCTURE FROM PHISHING DATA EXFILTRATIONS

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Jun 05, 2018

Phishing is still one of the most relentless and quickly evolving threats facing today’s businesses. At RiskIQ, we process tons of web-related threat data, including phishing incidents. From various sources, we receive URLs which may be indicative of phishing, examine the pages with our web-cr...

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Form Follows Function: Why it is Important to Find Balance in Cybersecurity FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION: WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO FIND BALANCE IN CYBERSECURITY

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Jun 05, 2018

What is balance? I often hear people talking about finding it, as though it were some object sitting on a shelf in a store. “There isn’t enough time in the day to do what I need to do,” or “I’ll get more sleep once I’m less busy” are common things that peopl...

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Cyber insurance is booming, but it won’t protect you from GDPR fines CYBER INSURANCE IS BOOMING, BUT IT WON’T PROTECT YOU FROM GDPR FINES

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Jun 04, 2018

The US is one of the biggest markets for cyber insurance, but you won’t be able to take out a policy protecting you from fines for breaches of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The law, which strengthens EU residents’ rights relating to their personal data, applies to all...

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Defending Against Ransomware DEFENDING AGAINST RANSOMWARE

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Jun 03, 2018

Ransomware is today’s number one security threat. The U.S. is still the country most affected by ransomware, followed by Japan, Italy, India, Germany, Netherlands, UK, Australia, Russia, and Canada. And now each version seems to be more powerful, destructive, and difficult to detect and elimin...

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Data security and service continuity DATA SECURITY AND SERVICE CONTINUITY

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Jun 03, 2018

Secure and resilient networks and systems Nuance® Healthcare customers understandably place a great deal of trust in us, and we are dedicated to earning it. Our focus is to expand customer confidence in the integrity of our solutions, whether it be a HITRUST® certified environment, solutions...

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Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing: Cloud Security LEGAL ASPECTS OF CLOUD COMPUTING: CLOUD SECURITY

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Jun 02, 2018

After GDPR. After the bow wave of GDPR readiness legal work in the run up to 25 May 2018, IT lawyers may be forgiven for thinking that the biggest change is now behind them. But the truth is that GDPR heralds rather than ends a period of change in IT law and regulation as business transforms through...

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BE CYBER AWARE AT SEA PHISH & SHIPS BE CYBER AWARE AT SEA PHISH & SHIPS

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Jun 02, 2018

Welcome to “Phish & Ships”, the maritime cyber security newsletter, keeping you up to date with the shipping and offshore industry initiative, “Be Cyber Aware At Sea”. Issue 19 is generously sponsored by Turrem Data Group Limited (TDG), an emerging expert player in the cy...

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HighIoT The decentralized storage of IoT behavior profiles for protecting smart devices HIGHIOT THE DECENTRALIZED STORAGE OF IOT BEHAVIOR PROFILES FOR PROTECTING SMART DEVICES

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Jun 01, 2018

The information set out below may not be exhaustive and doesn’t imply any elements of a contractual relationship or obligations. The sole purpose of this Whitepaper is to present HighIoT, the Akita device and HIT tokens to potential token holders in connection with the proposed token sale. Des...

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ACCELERATE ISO 27001 COMPLIANCE WITH SIEM ACCELERATE ISO 27001 COMPLIANCE WITH SIEM

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Jun 01, 2018

Accelerate ISO 27001 compliance with SIEM. For most organizations achieving ISO 27001 compliance is a challenging task, because of its broad scope. This SIEM and ISO 27001 mapping aim to show how Sentor’s SIEM solution LogSentry can accelerate ISO 27001 compliance. In order to accelerate ISO 2...

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VCO TCO Solution Brief VCO TCO SOLUTION BRIEF

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Jun 01, 2018

Communication service providers (CSPs) offer a variety of services to enterprises that complement basic network connectivity such as router, firewall, carrier-grade network address translation (CGNAT), session border controller (SBC), virtual private network (VPN), WAN traffic control, WAN accelerat...

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Ignite USA 18 - The Application Framework in Action IGNITE USA 18 - THE APPLICATION FRAMEWORK IN ACTION

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Jun 01, 2018

The latest cybersecurity innovations, ready right now. Gain immediate security value from apps developed by Palo Alto Networks®, an open ecosystem of trusted innovators, or your own team. Spend more time benefiting from these innovations – and less time provisioning and managing infrastruc...

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The Truth is Out There, but the Threat Is Already Inside THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE, BUT THE THREAT IS ALREADY INSIDE

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Jun 01, 2018

Despite what you may have heard, not all cybersecurity threats come from outside the firewall or beyond your building’s walls. Though we may “want to believe,” there are numerous opportunities for your employees or contractors to cause damage from within. These insider threats can ...

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Symantec Email Security.cloud SYMANTEC EMAIL SECURITY.CLOUD

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May 31, 2018

What is an Email Security.cloud subscription? Symantec Email Security.cloud is a comprehensive, cloud-based service that safeguards your email while strengthening the built-in security of cloud-based productivity tools such as Office 365 and G Suite. Using multi-layered detection technologies and in...

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Best practices for simple, secure device management BEST PRACTICES FOR SIMPLE, SECURE DEVICE MANAGEMENT

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May 31, 2018

Employee choice has become a cornerstone of modern IT strategy. By allowing people to choose the best devices for their needs, organizations can improve productivity, flexibility, and even job satisfaction. With the right strategy, IT can ensure the proper policies and technologies are in place to p...

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Staff awareness of phishing STAFF AWARENESS OF PHISHING

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May 31, 2018

What can you do to protect your organization from phishing? Anti-malware installed on your computers will stop some phishing attacks, but not all. It takes just one person to bring the whole business to a halt by falling for the bait. Phishing emails do have tell-tale signs, such as not-quite-correc...

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What is Firewall and Types of Firewall WHAT IS FIREWALL AND TYPES OF FIREWALL

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May 31, 2018

The Internet is a dangerous place filled with all kinds of security threats. Therefore, the moment your network – be it small or large – connects to the internet, it gets exposed to all kinds of security issues, unless it is protected by what is known as a firewall, which is responsible ...

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Tim Hortons Malware Attack & Aftermath…Thoughts On National Doughnut Day! TIM HORTONS MALWARE ATTACK & AFTERMATH…THOUGHTS ON NATIONAL DOUGHNUT DAY!

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May 31, 2018

Three months ago, Tim Hortons coffee and doughnut fast food restaurants reportedly suffered from a severe malware attack. The malware first struck the Tim Hortons point-of-sale (POS) terminals and brought-down cash registers at hundreds of franchises. In recent times, the number of targeted malware ...

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RiskIQ’s Q1 Mobile Threat Landscape Report: Malicious Apps in Global App Stores Decline, but New Threats Lurk RISKIQ’S Q1 MOBILE THREAT LANDSCAPE REPORT: MALICIOUS APPS IN GLOBAL APP STORES DECLINE, BUT NEW THREATS LURK

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May 30, 2018

In our Q1 2018 Mobile Threat Landscape Report, which analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than two billion daily scanned resources, RiskIQ researchers found that malicious mobile apps continued to decline, despite the total number of apps we observed once again increasing. In fact, apps newly obs...

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90% of employees risk data breaches when using removable devices 90% OF EMPLOYEES RISK DATA BREACHES WHEN USING REMOVABLE DEVICES

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May 29, 2018

A new study has found that 90% of employees regularly transferred company data onto unencrypted and unauthorized USB devices, putting that information at risk of data breaches.  Dtex Systems’ report analyzed anonymous records of organizations across North and South America, Europe, and th...

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Cities Must Do More to Modernize Technologic Infrastructure CITIES MUST DO MORE TO MODERNIZE TECHNOLOGIC INFRASTRUCTURE

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May 28, 2018

Cities need to bolster their protection of critical infrastructure, which makes for attractive targets to increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals looking to inflict serious damage in large population centers. The volume of data created by cities and their device-loving inhabitants is exploding, ra...

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Google will soon provide cybersecurity tools for upcoming election events GOOGLE WILL SOON PROVIDE CYBERSECURITY TOOLS FOR UPCOMING ELECTION EVENTS

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May 25, 2018

After the 2016 presidential election was targeted by (purportedly Russian) criminal hackers, state and election officials are wary of further cyberattacks on this year’s midterm elections. On May 1, an election results website went down during midterm primaries in Knox County, Tennessee follow...

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New VPNFilter malware targets at least 500K networking devices worldwide NEW VPNFILTER MALWARE TARGETS AT LEAST 500K NETWORKING DEVICES WORLDWIDE

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May 23, 2018

For several months, Talos has been working with public- and private-sector threat intelligence partners and law enforcement in researching an advanced, likely state-sponsored or state-affiliated actor's widespread use of a sophisticated modular malware system we call "VPNFilter." We ha...

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How To Get Rid Of Malware on Mac HOW TO GET RID OF MALWARE ON MAC

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May 23, 2018

The modern-day malware is not easy to handle. Because there’s so many of them – adware, spyware, ransomware and more. And they just don’t affect Windows and Linux alone. Mac OS too are vulnerable. So if your using Mac and are of the thought that it won’t get affected, then yo...

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Don’t fall into these hidden GDPR pitfalls DON’T FALL INTO THESE HIDDEN GDPR PITFALLS

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May 22, 2018

With just weeks ahead of us, US companies are still unprepared for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Melissa – a global contact data quality and identity verification solutions provider. A survey conducted by NAPCO Research and Melissa requested feedback fr...

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10 Tips to Reduce Common Vulnerabilities Exploited by Cybercriminals 10 TIPS TO REDUCE COMMON VULNERABILITIES EXPLOITED BY CYBERCRIMINALS

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May 21, 2018

While it seems that today’s cybercriminals have a myriad of tricks and techniques at the ready to gain access to your network, the reality is that they are typically taking advantage of common vulnerabilities – such as unpatched software or default passwords – time and time again. ...

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The Primary Factors Motivating Insider Threats THE PRIMARY FACTORS MOTIVATING INSIDER THREATS

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May 21, 2018

There was once a time when the risk of an “insider threat” incident was relatively unknown, or simply not considered likely, within an organization. That time has quickly come and gone. With the rise in publicly-disclosed systems breaches and data leaks, along with the steady stream of s...

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How to write a GDPR privacy notice HOW TO WRITE A GDPR PRIVACY NOTICE

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May 21, 2018

If you’re just beginning your EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)compliance journey, it’s unlikely you will be fully compliant by the time the Regulation is enforced on May 25, 2018. An integral part of your GDPR compliance project should be producing appropriate documentation, ...

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What is a Virus Scanner? How do they work and protect your devices WHAT IS A VIRUS SCANNER? HOW DO THEY WORK AND PROTECT YOUR DEVICES

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May 19, 2018

An anti-virus scanner is part and parcel of a free antivirus software, it scans a hard drive to detect malicious software in a computing device. Simply put, the goal-directed nature of a virus scanner software is to review and identify threats from viruses and programs. Anti virus scanner works in a...

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Rootkit: What is Rootkit & it’s types? How to Detect it ROOTKIT: WHAT IS ROOTKIT & IT’S TYPES? HOW TO DETECT IT

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May 18, 2018

In simple language, ‘rootkit’ is basically a software kit used to get to the root of the computer. In other words, a software kit used to gain admin access to the computer and thereby control it. Developed as a legitimate software to provide a ‘backdoor’ to software developer...

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GDPR phishing scams target Apple and Airbnb customers GDPR PHISHING SCAMS TARGET APPLE AND AIRBNB CUSTOMERS

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May 18, 2018

With just days until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is enforced, many organizations are updating their privacy policies and emailing customers to ensure they are aware of the changes. Cyber criminals are taking advantage of this through GDPR-related phishing scams. Apple and Airbnb...

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Security Partnerships are Key to Increased Cybersecurity Maturity SECURITY PARTNERSHIPS ARE KEY TO INCREASED CYBERSECURITY MATURITY

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May 17, 2018

Strong security partnerships will be key to a safer region as cybercriminals increasingly seek to compromise the growing digital infrastructure in META. The META region continues to be right at the forefront when it comes to developing and implementing technologies that are helping to shape the worl...

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5 Top-Rated Antivirus Apps For Android 5 TOP-RATED ANTIVIRUS APPS FOR ANDROID

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May 17, 2018

Despite Google’s immense efforts in securing Android; the widely-used operating system remains vulnerable to numerous online threats. The best way to steer clear of the threats is to install the best antivirus app for Android devices. Some of us may feel that there is no need to install a free...

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UNCOVERING THE HARSH REALITIES OF ENDPOINT MANAGEMENT UNCOVERING THE HARSH REALITIES OF ENDPOINT MANAGEMENT

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May 16, 2018

We surveyed 1,000 IT professionals about the security landscape and uncovered shocking business threats driving the need to make endpoint management a priority. Endpoint management tools simplify the IT management process and protect the organization by allowing a company to centrally manage, update...

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The Best Anti-Virus Protection of 2018 – Top AV Protection Programs THE BEST ANTI-VIRUS PROTECTION OF 2018 – TOP AV PROTECTION PROGRAMS

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May 16, 2018

Malware creators are nefarious to the point that they make fatal infections to extract your financial related information or keep your PC from working by any methods. What you require for a perfect virus protection is the best antivirus programming on your PC. Because of the fortunate stars, as the ...

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4 Ways to Defend Against Pretexting Scams 4 WAYS TO DEFEND AGAINST PRETEXTING SCAMS

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May 16, 2018

Contrary to belief, insider threats are not always employees looking to steal company data and information with malicious intent. Many instances of data exfiltration at the hands of insiders are the result of simple mistakes, such as responding to a pretexting email. These unintentional insider thre...

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NIST seeks feedback on its updated Risk Management Framework NIST SEEKS FEEDBACK ON ITS UPDATED RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK

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May 16, 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft of its update to the Risk Management Framework (RMF), designed to help federal agencies and companies safeguard their information systems from cyber threats. The update will help organizations respond appropriately to pri...

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Budget Friendly DRaaS A ROAD MAP TO DISASTER RECOVERY PEACE-OF MIND BUDGET FRIENDLY DRAAS A ROAD MAP TO DISASTER RECOVERY PEACE-OF MIND

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May 15, 2018

Disaster Recovery as a Service, or DRaaS, is a fully managed solution that minimizes disruption and data loss following a disaster. Data backup is an important part of disaster recovery (DR), but another critical component is the ability to restore systems that allow businesses to actually use that ...

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Bad Apps: Protect Your Smartphone from Mobile Malware BAD APPS: PROTECT YOUR SMARTPHONE FROM MOBILE MALWARE

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May 15, 2018

Smartphone apps make life easier, more productive, and more entertaining. But can you trust every app you come across? Malicious mobile apps create easy access to your devices for Android and iOS malware to wreak havoc. And there are many untrusted and potentially dangerous apps lurking around in ap...

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What’s the Difference between a Penetration Test and a Vulnerability Assessment? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PENETRATION TEST AND A VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT?

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May 14, 2018

In the world of cybersecurity, nothing is static. The cyber threat environment is dynamic and evolving. There are new vulnerabilities discovered on a daily basis. Attacks are getting more sophisticated – they’re getting more complex and flying under the radar of traditional detection tec...

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Researchers use new technique to target Android phones RESEARCHERS USE NEW TECHNIQUE TO TARGET ANDROID PHONES

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May 14, 2018

It appears that researchers have found a new way to hack smartphones. The technique is called ‘Rowhammer’, in which hackers manipulate the physical electric charge in memory chips, corrupting the data and even running specific code. The cyber attack is able to compromise fundamental comp...

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The Cyber Security Skills Gap is Getting Wider THE CYBER SECURITY SKILLS GAP IS GETTING WIDER

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May 14, 2018

For any cyber security specialist who’s due a pay review, recently published threat reports make worthwhile reading. The latest annual roundup from FireEye confirms the Cyber Security Skills Gap as one of the biggest risks facing businesses. Specialists in this area are dubbed a “scarce ...

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Overview - Cisco Security Portfolio OVERVIEW - CISCO SECURITY PORTFOLIO

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May 13, 2018

Cyber Security and Network Security overview - looking at what exactly is a typical security network, the market trends, and how Cisco are addressing the market challenges our customers are facing.

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Why Antivirus Protection for Android is Needed? WHY ANTIVIRUS PROTECTION FOR ANDROID IS NEEDED?

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May 12, 2018

Smartphones have evolved much in the recent years. Today, smartphones are capable of doing things which can be done only by a computer, a few years back. Unfortunately, with more features added to smartphones with each OS upgrades, there is more opportunity for criminal hackers to infect them with m...

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GDPR: 3 Ways to Protect Employees & Decrease Insider Threat Risk GDPR: 3 WAYS TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES & DECREASE INSIDER THREAT RISK

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May 11, 2018

It might not seem like it, thanks to the added work it has created for organizations inside and outside of the EU, but the new GDPR compliance regulations were designed with the benefit of people in mind. The goal: “to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly d...

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Best Antivirus Protection Software 2018 BEST ANTIVIRUS PROTECTION SOFTWARE 2018

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May 10, 2018

Malware authors are so nefarious that they create deadly viruses to uncover your financial data or prevent your PC from working by any means. What you require is the ideal antivirus software on your PC. Thanks to the lucky stars, as the giant leaders in the security industry, to deliver their best p...

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NIST and automotive industry collaborate on new cybersecurity guidelines NIST AND AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY COLLABORATE ON NEW CYBERSECURITY GUIDELINES

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May 09, 2018

Cybersecurity threats are on the rise. In response, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has released the Cyber Security 3rd Party Information Security publication, which details cybersecurity guidelines for the automotive industry. The idea for the guidelines came about when a manufacturer a...

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Carbon Black, Trusted Key, & IronNet - Business Security Weekly CARBON BLACK, TRUSTED KEY, & IRONNET - BUSINESS SECURITY WEEKLY

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May 07, 2018

In tracking security innovation, PE's US cybersecurity push resumes in 2018 after last year's lull, Carbon Black IPO Success, Trusted Key raised $3M in "Seed", Namogoo raised $15M Series B, IronNet Cybersecurity raised $78M Series B, and more!

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6 practical cybersecurity tips for SMEs 6 PRACTICAL CYBERSECURITY TIPS FOR SMES

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May 07, 2018

Any business that employs fewer than 250 people can be categorized as a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME). There are more SMEs than there are corporations and overall, SMEs employ more people. SMEs serve as a driving force for competition and innovation in many economic sectors. Media coverage...

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NIS Regulations – get our updated compliance guide NIS REGULATIONS – GET OUR UPDATED COMPLIANCE GUIDE

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May 04, 2018

The EU Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive) must be transposed into national law by 10 May 2018. The Directive requires operators of essential services (OES) and digital service providers (DSPs) to implement effective security measures appropriate to associated ri...

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IBM X-Force Command Center: Optiv sees value in IBM Security Cyber Range IBM X-FORCE COMMAND CENTER: OPTIV SEES VALUE IN IBM SECURITY CYBER RANGE

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May 03, 2018

Learn what to do when your organization experiences a cyber attack with expert training at the IBM X-Force Command Center in Cambridge, MA. This state-of-the-art cyber range offers a virtual environment in which to interact with real-world scenarios and train your security team, business leaders, an...

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NetFlow-based DDoS Detection NETFLOW-BASED DDOS DETECTION

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May 02, 2018

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) Detection solution developed by NetFlow Logic brings new early warning alerting capabilities allowing to stop DDoS attack before targeted network devices and servers are incapacitated. DDoS attacks are notoriously difficult to detect timely and defend against. Tr...

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What is Computer Worm? How does it Spreads WHAT IS COMPUTER WORM? HOW DOES IT SPREADS

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May 02, 2018

A computer worm is a type of malware which is intended for infecting vulnerable computers in a network. Computer worms tend to quickly replicate themselves and wiggle their way into poorly protected computers. Even today worms exist, the worm component of the dreaded Wanna Cry ransomware made it pos...

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GDPR Guide for agencies, freelancers & website owners GDPR GUIDE FOR AGENCIES, FREELANCERS & WEBSITE OWNERS

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May 01, 2018

With this free e-book we would like to assist agencies, freelancers, website owners and WooCommerce shop operators to get an easy access to the most important contents of the EU’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). In addition, we will show you some practical case examples ...

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UnityPoint Health email accounts compromised in phishing attack UNITYPOINT HEALTH EMAIL ACCOUNTS COMPROMISED IN PHISHING ATTACK

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May 01, 2018

UnityPoint Health has revealed that several employee email accounts were subject to a phishing attack . Upon discovery of the incident on February 15, UnityPoint changed the passwords of the affected accounts and enrolled forensic specialists to investigate. Affected information included patient nam...

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Combating the scourge of fileless attacks COMBATING THE SCOURGE OF FILELESS ATTACKS

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Apr 28, 2018

What Is a Fileless Attack? A fileless attack achieves an infrastructure or data breach without writing files to the host system. By leveraging legitimate system resources for malicious purposes, fileless malware effectively hides from the vast majority of traditional threat detection methods.

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When should an organization report a data breach? WHEN SHOULD AN ORGANIZATION REPORT A DATA BREACH?

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Apr 27, 2018

From May 25, 2018, compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) will be mandatory for organizations that process EU residents’ personal information. The Regulation joins a number of US federal and state laws that hold organizations accountable for mitigating and managing inf...

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Insider Threats Remain #1 Security Headache for Organizations, Research Shows INSIDER THREATS REMAIN #1 SECURITY HEADACHE FOR ORGANIZATIONS, RESEARCH SHOWS

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Apr 27, 2018

Businesses cannot come up with a mitigation strategy to efficiently detect, identify and manage insider threats, according to research from the Ponemon Institute, so they risk the loss of critical confidential data and resources, network shutdown and reputational damage. In the past year, 159 organi...

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Flawed routers with hardcoded passwords were manufactured by firm that posed “national security risk” to UK FLAWED ROUTERS WITH HARDCODED PASSWORDS WERE MANUFACTURED BY FIRM THAT POSED “NATIONAL SECURITY RISK” TO UK

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Apr 27, 2018

Earlier this month the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a warning to telecoms firms about the potential risks posed by devices manufactured by Chinese-state owned enterprise ZTE. “NCSC assess that the national security risks arising from the use of ZTE equipment or servi...

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Insights From The Frontlines: Battling Global Cyber Threats with Christopher Glyer, FireEye INSIGHTS FROM THE FRONTLINES: BATTLING GLOBAL CYBER THREATS WITH CHRISTOPHER GLYER, FIREEYE

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Apr 26, 2018

Cyber threats are intensifying dramatically, with growing global concerns about attacks on critical infrastructure, as well as political parties and electoral systems. In this video, FireEye’s Chief Security Architect, Christopher Glyer shares his frontline experience dealing with advanced thr...

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Safeguarding IT Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks Best Practices SAFEGUARDING IT INFRASTRUCTURE FROM CYBER ATTACKS BEST PRACTICES

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Apr 26, 2018

Cyber-security is a major threat, with IBM estimating more than one billion personal records stolen every year. Here is a run-down of the best practices for protecting your IT infrastructure from cyber-attacks. Understand the Threats. Understand what makes the system vulnerable and take adequate cou...

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GNYHA & CYBERSECURITY GNYHA & CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 26, 2018

Overview: Cybersecurity in Healthcare. Overview: Cybersecurity concerns expand as industries modernize. Healthcare sector has gone digital, largely insecurely. Greater than 95% EHR utilization exposed to threats emanating from employees to sophisticated cybercriminals. $$ for PHI on the dark web. Ra...

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5 ways to improve your information security 5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR INFORMATION SECURITY

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Apr 25, 2018

Organizations are always looking for ways to improve their security posture, but the process is often frustrating. As soon as they secure one weakness, cyber criminals find another one. But if you take a step back, you’ll notice that, as much as cyber criminals’ tactics evolve, they alwa...

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Yahoo gets $35 million slap on wrist for failing to disclose colossal 2014 data breach YAHOO GETS $35 MILLION SLAP ON WRIST FOR FAILING TO DISCLOSE COLOSSAL 2014 DATA BREACH

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Apr 25, 2018

In an ongoing investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Yahoo (now Altaba) has been fined $35 million for failing to report a known data breach in two straight years of SEC filings. Publicly traded companies in the United States are required by law to disclose any mishaps that may imp...

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NIST releases updated version of the Cybersecurity Framework NIST RELEASES UPDATED VERSION OF THE CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK

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Apr 24, 2018

After circulating a draft in December and accepting feedback, on April 16, 2018, the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released version 1.1 of its Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). Formally titled “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructu...

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Diamond Certified Experts: Remote Security Applications DIAMOND CERTIFIED EXPERTS: REMOTE SECURITY APPLICATIONS

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Apr 24, 2018

Host, Sarah Rutan: Thanks to innovations in security technology, it’s now possible for home and business owners to control their security systems via their mobile phones. To learn more, we’re in Oakland with Mike Salk of Reed Brothers Security, speaking on behalf of Diamond Certified Exp...

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Why you shouldn’t ignore the NIS Directive WHY YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE THE NIS DIRECTIVE

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Apr 24, 2018

By 9 May 2018, the Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive) will have been transposed into UK law. However, unlike the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (GDPR), which organisations are currently scrambling to comply with, there is little commotion about the...

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GLOBAL THREAT INTELLIGENCE REPORT GLOBAL THREAT INTELLIGENCE REPORT

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Apr 23, 2018

With visibility into 40% of the world’s internet traffic, NTT Security combines analysis of over 6.1 trillion logs and 150 million attacks for the Global Threat Intelligence Report. The report highlights the evolving global threat landscape, with this year’s most notable findings being t...

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List of free GDPR resources LIST OF FREE GDPR RESOURCES

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Apr 23, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced from May, requiring all organizations that handle EU residents’ data to abide by its strict terms. If yours is one of the millions of organizations that need to comply with the GDPR, then no doubt you are getting slightly hot under...

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Capital IM Cyber Insurance CAPITAL IM CYBER INSURANCE

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Apr 23, 2018

The risk a cyber attack presents to a business and how you can respond to that risk. This is a short video explaining all a business needs to know about cyber insurance and GDPR implications. For more information about Cyber Insurance products please contact your Capital IM representative or call us...

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Cybersecurity Metrics Your Board of Directors Should Care About & Why CYBERSECURITY METRICS YOUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHOULD CARE ABOUT & WHY

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Apr 23, 2018

Businesses today are going through an incredible digital transformation – moving to the cloud, embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), implementing automation, etc. – all at a lightning fast pace. This is opening them up to new and expanding cybersecurity threats that are difficult to ma...

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Cybersecurity of smart medical devices, hospital networks is top priority for the FDA CYBERSECURITY OF SMART MEDICAL DEVICES, HOSPITAL NETWORKS IS TOP PRIORITY FOR THE FDA

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Apr 20, 2018

Securing medical devices is a top priority after countless vulnerabilities have been detected in connected medical devices and hospital infrastructures. Not only are hospital networks exposed to remote hacker attacks and security breaches, but they also struggle with insider threats and major errors...

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Women Underrepresented at RSAC - Let WOMEN UNDERREPRESENTED AT RSAC - LET'S DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT

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Apr 20, 2018

Although I’m excited to be at the RSA Conference with my Morphisec colleagues, it reminds me of the impetus for starting our Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship. Of 28 keynote speakers at RSAC, only seven are women, and six of these were added at the last minute following a string of scathing t...

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Best Free Anti-Spyware and Antivirus Removal Software BEST FREE ANTI-SPYWARE AND ANTIVIRUS REMOVAL SOFTWARE

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Apr 19, 2018

Spyware is a type of malicious software that secretly monitors and collects user information from PCs without their knowledge. It can gather valuable information such as user passwords, credit card details, and other confidential information by secretly recording user’s keystrokes and web brow...

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CYBERATTACKS RISING ACROSS THE GLOBE CYBERATTACKS RISING ACROSS THE GLOBE

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Apr 18, 2018

EVERY REGION. EVERY INDUSTRY. AT EVERY OPPORTUNITY. Worldwide Cyberattacks in 2018. 299% INCREASE IN Ransomware Attacks. 128% INCREASE IN Malware Attacks. 283% INCREASE IN Encrypted Threats. 65% INCREASE IN Intrusion Attempts. Data gathered via the SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Network, which source...

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THREAT INTELLIGENCE BRIEF: APRIL 18, 2018 THREAT INTELLIGENCE BRIEF: APRIL 18, 2018

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Apr 18, 2018

“Great Western Railway urges online customers to update passwords after cyber-attack. The firm said hackers used an automated system to gain access to 1,000 customer accounts on its website and is taking action. While only a very small number of accounts have been affected by the attack, cyber...

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Securing Your Organization SECURING YOUR ORGANIZATION'S HUMAN LAYER

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Apr 18, 2018

In my time in the trenches, and in my previous role as a Gartner research analyst and industry advisor, I spent a LOT of time helping organizations across the world think through their cybersecurity programs. Much of this time was thinking through the defensive measures and how technology can assist...

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Leonardo DRS LEONARDO DRS' MOSHER ON MFOCS, NETWORK SECURITY

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Apr 18, 2018

Al Mosher, senior director for international strategy at Leonardo DRS Tactical Systems, discusses the company's Mounted Family of Computer Systems (or MFoCs), how it helps the US military meet SWaP-C -- short for size, weight, power and cost -- goals, network security and more during an April 20...

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U.S. official warns of U.S. OFFICIAL WARNS OF 'UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES' OF EUROPEAN DATA PRIVACY LAW

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Apr 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen warned on Tuesday that a European data privacy law taking effect next month may have “unintended consequences” that harm the United States’ ability to protect itself from cyber attacks. The Eu...

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US, UK issue odd warning about Russian hackers US, UK ISSUE ODD WARNING ABOUT RUSSIAN HACKERS

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Apr 17, 2018

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have today issued a joint Technical Alert about malicious cyber activity carried out by the Russian government. To summarize the alert - It claims hackers t...

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New York City to offer free cybersecurity tools to deter criminal hackers NEW YORK CITY TO OFFER FREE CYBERSECURITY TOOLS TO DETER CRIMINAL HACKERS

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Apr 17, 2018

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced that, in an effort to improve cybersecurity, the city will be offering a free mobile app that warns users when suspicious activity is detected on their devices. The program, NYC Secure, is a pioneering cybersecurity initiative protecting New Yorkers o...

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Cyber-nationalism in Cybersecurity Standards CYBER-NATIONALISM IN CYBERSECURITY STANDARDS

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Apr 16, 2018

There are a variety of global standards that have been created to provide guidance to Industrial Control System (ICS) vendors and end users attempting to secure systems.  Examples include ISA/IEC 62443, and ISO/IEC 15408.  Many countries are utilizing these globally accepted standards to d...

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The Cyber Threat Alliance – Stopping Attackers in their Tracks THE CYBER THREAT ALLIANCE – STOPPING ATTACKERS IN THEIR TRACKS

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Apr 16, 2018

When you think about the future of threat intelligence, we can all agree that threats morph, constantly. Sophisticated new botnets, the increase in DDoS-as-a-Service tools, and the rise in cryptocurrency are creating an unpredictable environment where even novice attackers can demand ransoms, carry ...

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Malware Protection Test Consumer Products MALWARE PROTECTION TEST CONSUMER PRODUCTS

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Apr 13, 2018

The Malware Protection Test is an enhancement of the File Detection Test which was performed years ago. Due to the increased scope of the test, readers are advised to read the methodology described below. Please note that we do not recommend purchasing a product purely on the basis of one individual...

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Arachas Cyber Risk ARACHAS CYBER RISK

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Apr 12, 2018

The risk a cyber attack presents to a business and how you can respond to that risk. A short video explaining all a business needs to know about cyber insurance and GDPR implications. For more information about insuring your company from Cyber Attacks, talk to your Arachas Representative or call our...

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Is blockchain the alchemy to DDoS attacks? IS BLOCKCHAIN THE ALCHEMY TO DDOS ATTACKS?

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Apr 12, 2018

DDoS(Denial of Distributed Service) attack is a type of cyber attack that involves a large number of computers and huge volumes of traffic to overwhelm a server or network, slowing it or rendering it completely unresponsive. Victims of a DDoS attack consist of both the end targeted system and all sy...

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Kick-start your career in information security management KICK-START YOUR CAREER IN INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT

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Apr 12, 2018

Attendees will gain a solid understanding of risk management, technical controls, legal frameworks, physical security, international standards and business continuity, including. The concepts relating to information security management, including confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA). vu...

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The GDPR: What technical measures do you need to conduct? THE GDPR: WHAT TECHNICAL MEASURES DO YOU NEED TO CONDUCT?

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Apr 12, 2018

Many organisations’ network security defences consist only of patch management and antivirus software. Those are essential, but so is reviewing configurations, third-party applications and hardware. This is what vulnerability scans do. A vulnerability scan is an automated process that finds an...

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Securing Critical Infrastructure in the Wake of Unprecedented Cyber Threats SECURING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE WAKE OF UNPRECEDENTED CYBER THREATS

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Apr 11, 2018

Last year saw a worrying trend in the cybersecurity attack arena as critical infrastructure came under fire, with many suggesting in 2018 these attacks could escalate. Various defense departments warned of nation-state campaigns targeting operational technology (OT) within the energy sector and nucl...

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The Role of Field Operations in GDPR Compliance THE ROLE OF FIELD OPERATIONS IN GDPR COMPLIANCE

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Apr 11, 2018

Our Chief Operations Officer, Kevin Simzer, discussed how we ensure data protection and GDPR compliance for more than 500,000 commercial customers. Learn more by visiting: http://bit.ly/2HClIV2 The role is a formal one mandated by the GDPR — although not all companies automatically need to hav...