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Seven reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking SEVEN REASONS WHY THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE IS A DEAD MAN WALKING

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Sep 18, 2019

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect. What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence? However, ...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF JOBS

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Sep 18, 2019

My role here at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work, and run our businesses. IoT Evangelist is a job title that didn’t exist 5 or 10 years ago – mainly because the Internet of Things wasn&rsquo...

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AI in cyber security: a necessity or too early to introduce? AI IN CYBER SECURITY: A NECESSITY OR TOO EARLY TO INTRODUCE?

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Sep 18, 2019

There is a list of growing cyber security threats, ranging from a rise in identity thefts and account takeovers to vindictive ransomware strains. Businesses are feeling the strain, especially Fortune 500 enterprises, who have massive stores of data. Because of this, they have become attractive to ba...

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How AI Can Champion Cybersecurity in the Insurance Industry and Beyond HOW AI CAN CHAMPION CYBERSECURITY IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND BEYOND

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Sep 18, 2019

Over the last decade, the cybersecurity environment has undergone significant changes. But while the Internet may be vast, it isn’t necessarily becoming safer. Major data leaks from high profile companies like Equifax set a clear message that even big players are vulnerable to security breache...

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TOP 10 CYBER SECURITY TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020 TOP 10 CYBER SECURITY TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020

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Sep 16, 2019

As the pace of security breaches keeps on expanding, so does the variety of attacks and the advances and procedures set up to counteract them. However, the top threats in the following couple of years will probably be from a kind of hack known to security experts today. Through 2020, 99% of vulnerab...

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How Cybersecurity Can Better Support Digital Transformation Business Goals HOW CYBERSECURITY CAN BETTER SUPPORT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BUSINESS GOALS

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Sep 16, 2019

Offering outstanding user experiences and technology interfaces is vital to attracting today’s customers—they demand it. So enterprises leverage ever-growing portfolios of data and systems to differentiate those experiences from their competitors’ offerings, while also strategizing...

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TOP 10 CYBERSECURITY MERGERS AND ACQUISITION OF 2019 TOP 10 CYBERSECURITY MERGERS AND ACQUISITION OF 2019

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Sep 16, 2019

For any successful business, network systems, data, and their storage account for the most valuable digital assets and that is why such assets pose extreme breach threats causing significant business risk. In this digital age, the dependence of business on these increases their potential vulnerabili...

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Cyber Security Landscape and Preventing Cyber Attacks HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS CHANGING CYBER SECURITY LANDSCAPE AND PREVENTING CYBER ATTACKS

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Sep 14, 2019

The world is going digital at an unprecedentedly fast pace, and the change is only going to go even faster. The digitalization means everything is moving at lightning speed – business, entertainment, trends, new products, etc. The consumer gets what he or she wants instantly because the servic...

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Why Companies Are Forming Cybersecurity Alliances WHY COMPANIES ARE FORMING CYBERSECURITY ALLIANCES

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Sep 11, 2019

In the physical world, governments are responsible for keeping citizens and corporations safe from enemies. The digital world, so far, has been a little different. When it comes to cybersecurity and cyber attacks, most governments have spent much more time increasing their offensive capabilities tha...

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These Howard County cybersecurity companies formed a biz partnership THESE HOWARD COUNTY CYBERSECURITY COMPANIES FORMED A BIZ PARTNERSHIP

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Sep 11, 2019

Howard County is known for its concentration of cybersecurity companies, and now the proximity is a factor in the formation of a strategic partnership between two of the firms. Through the strategic partnership, Elkridge-based Atlantic Data Forensics (ADF) will use network security tools from Columb...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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4 steps to address the cybersecurity skills shortage 4 STEPS TO ADDRESS THE CYBERSECURITY SKILLS SHORTAGE

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Sep 09, 2019

University of Waikato’s Cybersecurity Researchers of Waikato (CROW), receives weekly requests from companies to see if personnel or students would be interested in applying for a role or an internship in cybersecurity. The government’s strategy notes that 3,445 cybersecurity incidents we...

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SMBs cite security, backup & recovery as top business concerns SMBS CITE SECURITY, BACKUP & RECOVERY AS TOP BUSINESS CONCERNS

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Sep 09, 2019

Small businesses around the world acknowledge that cybersecurity, backup and data recovery are important aspects of their business, but most of those businesses sit between the two lowest levels of IT maturity. The lack of maturity reflects an ongoing problem that small businesses face – the n...

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Malware Attack Prompts School District Closure: K-12 Cyber Disruptions Rising MALWARE ATTACK PROMPTS SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSURE: K-12 CYBER DISRUPTIONS RISING

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Sep 09, 2019

The Flagstaff Unified School District in Arizona is just the latest to fall victm to a cybersecurity attack so disruptive it forced schools to close Thursday and Friday of last week. Schools were back in session on Monday, after the district's team worked "round the clock securing systems a...

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Cybersecurity progress this way finally comes CYBERSECURITY PROGRESS THIS WAY FINALLY COMES

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Sep 09, 2019

Given all the high-profile cybersecurity attacks making headlines these days, it’s easy to conclude that organizations are still not making cybersecurity a high enough priority. However, a survey of 867 senior executives conducted by Infosys representing 847 firms from 12 industries, with annu...

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What will 5G mean for business cybersecurity? WHAT WILL 5G MEAN FOR BUSINESS CYBERSECURITY?

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Sep 05, 2019

The coming switch to 5G cellular networks will be a boon to businesses in many ways, but it will also create a vast new “attack surface” for hackers. The main attraction to 5G — “lightning-fast” internet speeds — is also what creates the risk. Why? Because it will...

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Why Artificial Intelligence Will Save Cybersecurity? WHY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL SAVE CYBERSECURITY?

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Sep 04, 2019

Cybersecurity is in a dire state. Massive breaches are commonplace. A few years ago, 70 million Target customers were affected by a large-scale cyber attack. Target’s CIO was immediately let go in the wake of such an unthinkable disaster. Breaches are affecting more and more citizens. Now 70 m...

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Gartner names Trend Micro leader in endpoint protection platforms GARTNER NAMES TREND MICRO LEADER IN ENDPOINT PROTECTION PLATFORMS

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Sep 03, 2019

Cybersecurity solutions provider Trend Micro announced that it has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms in evaluation of its Apex One endpoint security solution. Trend Micro has been named a Leader in every Gartner Magic Quadrant for this categ...

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This Has Been the Worst Year for iPhone Security Yet THIS HAS BEEN THE WORST YEAR FOR IPHONE SECURITY YET

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Sep 02, 2019

Earlier this month, in a dimly lit conference room in a swanky Las Vegas conference center, an Apple employee walked up on stage to pick up an award. The ceremony was the Pwnie Awards, a largely tongue in cheek affair that celebrates the best—and in other ways the worst—hacks of the year...

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What is Cryptocurrency Mining Malware? WHAT IS CRYPTOCURRENCY MINING MALWARE?

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Sep 02, 2019

Before we get into the details of “Cryptocurrency Mining Malware”, we need to understand first what cryptocurrency is and what miners are. What is Cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is best thought of as digital currency  and it only exists on computers. It is transferred between peers ...

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Artificial Intelligence – Helping Cyber Security ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – HELPING CYBER SECURITY

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Aug 29, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI)  is now playing a significant role in helping to managing cyber risk. This was recently evident in the aftermath of the Nordsk Hydro ransomware attack where AI was utilised to identify further vulnerabilities. This form of automative technology would seem to be a go...

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Two In Three Organizations To Deploy AI In Their Cyber Security System By 2020 TWO IN THREE ORGANIZATIONS TO DEPLOY AI IN THEIR CYBER SECURITY SYSTEM BY 2020

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Aug 29, 2019

Businesses are increasing the pace of investment in AI systems to defend against the next generation of cyberattacks, according to Capgemini Research Institute’s Reinventing Cybersecurity with Artificial Intelligence: The New Frontier in Digital Security study. Two thirds (69%) of organization...

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Why must the public sector take a security by design approach? WHY MUST THE PUBLIC SECTOR TAKE A SECURITY BY DESIGN APPROACH?

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Aug 29, 2019

Cyber security is a high-profile issue for UK public sector bodies, as recent news shows. Iain Shearman, Managing Director of KCOM’s National Network Services, looks at why the public sector needs to adopt security by design. It seems that nearly every week there’s some news about how UK...

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A New Tool For Hackers – AI in Cybersecurity A NEW TOOL FOR HACKERS – AI IN CYBERSECURITY

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Aug 28, 2019

The dawn of the internet and advances in computing means we’re able to trigger an exact solution to complex problems in diverse areas - ranging from astrophysics and biological systems to automation and precision. But at the same time, these systems are inherently vulnerable to cyber threats. ...

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Why testing user behaviour is crucial to your cyber security WHY TESTING USER BEHAVIOUR IS CRUCIAL TO YOUR CYBER SECURITY

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Aug 28, 2019

Cyberattacks and security breaches have become so widespread that companies are now spending billions of dollars collectively to deal with these threats. Falling victim to attacks such as an advanced persistent threat or a malware attack can cause irreparable damage to their businesses and reputatio...

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How AI Is Changing The Cyber-Security Landscape HOW AI IS CHANGING THE CYBER-SECURITY LANDSCAPE

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Aug 27, 2019

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has enhanced not only the delivery of services but also improved cybersecurity. It’s estimated that 15% of organizations globally have adopted AI technology in their operations. However, the use of technology has both positive and negative consequences f...

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Can VMware become a leading cybersecurity vendor? CAN VMWARE BECOME A LEADING CYBERSECURITY VENDOR?

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Aug 27, 2019

When you think about VMware and cybersecurity, two products have always stood out. NSX, which has evolved into a common micro-segmentation tool for east/west traffic within ESXi, and AppDefense, which monitors applications, determines “normal” behavior, and detects anomalies. Now, VMware...

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CYBERSECURITY AUTOMATION: HOW AUTOMATION TRENDS SOLVE THE COMPLEXITY OF CYBERSECURITY? CYBERSECURITY AUTOMATION: HOW AUTOMATION TRENDS SOLVE THE COMPLEXITY OF CYBERSECURITY?

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Aug 26, 2019

As the new-age technologies have disrupted the IT industry, several trending topics grab the attention regularly. The automation of mundane and repetitive tasks has become an essential dose for progressive companies. It releases the workforce from such task and directs them towards more creative wor...

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Ransomware threat raises National Guard RANSOMWARE THREAT RAISES NATIONAL GUARD'S ROLE IN STATE CYBERSECURITY

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Aug 26, 2019

National Guard units already play a large role in state governments’ cybersecurity activities, such as protecting election systems, but the threat of ransomware to cripple a state or city organization is a growing concern for uniformed personnel, the top military official overseeing the Nation...

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What Is a Zero-Trust Model in Cybersecurity, and What Does It Mean for Federal IT? WHAT IS A ZERO-TRUST MODEL IN CYBERSECURITY, AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR FEDERAL IT?

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Aug 23, 2019

Cybersecurity is a perennial concern inside federal agencies, but the conversation is starting to evolve. In the past, perimeter-based IT security defenses were a major area of investment — keeping malicious actors out of networks and away from sensitive data. Increasingly, the cybersecurity l...

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What’s the Difference Between Antivirus and Endpoint Security? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ANTIVIRUS AND ENDPOINT SECURITY?

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Aug 22, 2019

What’s the difference between antivirus and endpoint security? Why should your enterprise case? How should it affect your enterprise cybersecurity solution decisions? Indeed, the difference between antivirus and endpoint security looks almost indistinguishable from a distance. In fact, antivir...

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Cyber Security THE IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON CYBER SECURITY

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Aug 22, 2019

There is currently a big debate raging about whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a good or bad thing in terms of its impact on human life. With more and more enterprises using AI for their needs, it’s time to analyze the possible impacts of the implementation of AI in the cyber security fi...

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Why Behavioral Analytics Matter to Enterprise Cybersecurity WHY BEHAVIORAL ANALYTICS MATTER TO ENTERPRISE CYBERSECURITY

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Aug 22, 2019

Why do behavioral analytics matter so much for your enterprise’s cybersecurity? In fact, what even are behavioral analytics? Which threats can it detect most easily? Why do those threats pose the most danger to your business? Your enterprise network continues to scale as more users connect to ...

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Artificial Intelligence: A Tool or a Threat to Cybersecurity? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A TOOL OR A THREAT TO CYBERSECURITY?

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Aug 21, 2019

Security threats to businesses have always been there -now it only shifted from physical to cyberspace. So, today’s business world revolves around “data,” which adds intrinsic value to both businesses and consumers. Since business operations have become smarter with technology, so ...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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CyberRisk Alliance acquires Cybersecurity Collaborative CYBERRISK ALLIANCE ACQUIRES CYBERSECURITY COLLABORATIVE

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Aug 21, 2019

Cybersecurity and business intelligence company CyberRisk Alliance recently acquired Cybersecurity Collaborative, a peer council platform for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). Cybersecurity Collaborative is a private cross-industry forum for CISOs and security professionals devoted to pee...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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Three Common Email Security Mistakes That MSPs Make THREE COMMON EMAIL SECURITY MISTAKES THAT MSPS MAKE

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Aug 20, 2019

MSPs can generate recurring revenue by being proactive about educating customers about email threats and how to defeat them—if they avoid three common mistakes. Businesses have come to rely on cloud email and file-sharing applications for communication and productivity. But, too often, they as...

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Microsoft® Tightens Partner Network Security Requirements with MFA MICROSOFT® TIGHTENS PARTNER NETWORK SECURITY REQUIREMENTS WITH MFA

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Aug 20, 2019

In the last few months, Microsoft® has been ruffling their Partners’ feathers by proposing a series of startling changes to their Partner Network. Following a failed attempt to cut internal use rights (IUR) support for smaller MSPs, Microsoft has recently tightened restrictions on their Pa...

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Why cybersecurity is a central ingredient in evolving digital business models WHY CYBERSECURITY IS A CENTRAL INGREDIENT IN EVOLVING DIGITAL BUSINESS MODELS

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Aug 19, 2019

About the only thing shifting as fast as the cyber threat landscape is the typical enterprise’s org chart. As enterprises aim to keep pace with the rapidly evolving digital economy, many are restructuring internal departments, hiring criteria and the processes by which they develop and distrib...

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What can we do about public-sector security breaches? WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT PUBLIC-SECTOR SECURITY BREACHES?

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Aug 19, 2019

Just as the sun comes up every morning, cybercriminals continually change their tactics to counter the latest defenses. This tactic was highlighted in the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, which described the changing face of cybersecurity threats. For public-sector organizations, on...

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Rebuilding Your Brand’s Reputation After A Cyber Attack REBUILDING YOUR BRAND’S REPUTATION AFTER A CYBER ATTACK

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Aug 18, 2019

It is estimated that one cyber attack occurs every 39 seconds, with millions of records being stolen daily. According to IT Governance USA, some of the most common attacks include malware, phishing, distributed denial-of-service attacks, SQL injection, and ‘man-in-the-middle’ (MITM). Tak...

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Role of Artificial Intelligence in Data Security ROLE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN DATA SECURITY

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Aug 18, 2019

Just the way the deficiency of vitamin and poor hygiene can make the human body fell seriously ill, the deficient access points and lack of hygiene in cyber environments can lead to cyberattacks in the hyper-connected workplaces. The likelihood of cyberattacks is increasing with continuous balloonin...

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US Cyber Command has publicly posted malware linked to a North Korea hacking group US CYBER COMMAND HAS PUBLICLY POSTED MALWARE LINKED TO A NORTH KOREA HACKING GROUP

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Aug 15, 2019

U.S. Cyber Command, the sister division of the National Security Agency focused on offensive hacking and security operations, has released a set of new samples of malware linked to North Korean hackers. The military unit tweeted Wednesday that it had uploaded the malware to VirusTotal, a widely used...

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Black Hat 2019: 3 cybersecurity concerns and 3 things that give hope BLACK HAT 2019: 3 CYBERSECURITY CONCERNS AND 3 THINGS THAT GIVE HOPE

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Aug 15, 2019

Organizations worry more about the volume and sophistication of cyber attacks and are confused about what tools to use. It's not all bad news, though, as this year's Black Hat highlighted several security advancements, including greater emphasis on application security and automating securit...

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Cyber security: Breaching the mobile phone security perimeter CYBER SECURITY: BREACHING THE MOBILE PHONE SECURITY PERIMETER

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Aug 14, 2019

The global security and privacy revolution has catapulted the process of managing, storing and exchanging data to unprecedented levels. According to a GSMA report, over 5 billion people globally are connected to mobile devices right now. App downloads are soaring—2018 was estimated to have ove...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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Apple Expands Bug Bounty; Raises Max Reward to $1 Million APPLE EXPANDS BUG BOUNTY; RAISES MAX REWARD TO $1 MILLION

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Aug 12, 2019

Apple is opening up its bug bounty program to more researchers, increasing the potential rewards and expanding the pool of qualifying products in a bid to attract tips on critical software flaws. Ivan Krstić, head of Apple's security engineering and architecture, announced the changes last week ...

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Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference AUTOMAKERS WARM UP TO FRIENDLY HACKERS AT CYBERSECURITY CONFERENCE

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Aug 11, 2019

At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions. Those efforts at the DEF CON security convention in Las Vegas this weekend are...

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3 Fundamental Items To Have Web Security 3 FUNDAMENTAL ITEMS TO HAVE WEB SECURITY

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Aug 10, 2019

Running a website is not easy from the standpoint of security and privacy. All web publishers are making a delicate balance between cost and security technologies, the more cyber defense ready the site, the higher the cost of running them. Any web developers worth his salt knows very well that TLS c...

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Cyberattacks find easy target in nation CYBERATTACKS FIND EASY TARGET IN NATION'S SCHOOLS

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Aug 09, 2019

School districts across the country are increasingly becoming a major target of malicious cyberattacks, leaving both the federal government and state governments scrambling to find ways to fight back. Recent cyberattacks on school districts in Louisiana, Virginia and Oklahoma have highlighted the th...

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Rebuilding Trust After Cybersecurity Lapses REBUILDING TRUST AFTER CYBERSECURITY LAPSES

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Aug 08, 2019

Trust is a business fundamental, and cybersecurity lapses can rattle the trust of important constituencies. Customers avoid buying from companies they don’t trust. Investors and employees worry about their prospects and livelihoods. Security managers worry about future incidents. Even communit...

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How to Recover from a Cyber Attack HOW TO RECOVER FROM A CYBER ATTACK

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Aug 08, 2019

In part four of the MEP National Network five-part series on “Cybersecurity for Manufacturers,” we covered how to respond quickly to an information security breach with a prepared plan of action. Now we’ll explore effective mechanisms for restoring operations after a cybersecurity ...

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How to Detect a Cyber Attack Against Your Company HOW TO DETECT A CYBER ATTACK AGAINST YOUR COMPANY

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Aug 08, 2019

This article is the third installment in a five-part series outlining best practices when it comes to "Cybersecurity for Manufacturers." These recommendations follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework, which has become the standard for the U.S...

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SOCIAL MEDIA VISIBLE THREATS – ARE YOU STILL IGNORING THEM? SOCIAL MEDIA VISIBLE THREATS – ARE YOU STILL IGNORING THEM?

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Aug 07, 2019

How social are you? Today, the answer to this question is defined by the number of social media accounts you own and the amount of time that you spend online. We find everyone active on social media in some form. Even businesses are implementing social media strategies actively to connect with their...

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AI for Cybersecurity in Banking – Where Banks Are Investing Today AI FOR CYBERSECURITY IN BANKING – WHERE BANKS ARE INVESTING TODAY

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Aug 06, 2019

Hackers are cyberattackers are using more sophisticated methods to break into digital networks; they themselves have also started employing artificial intelligence techniques to bypass detection systems. Cyberthreats can compromise enterprise networks at a greater speed than ever before, and cyberse...

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Millions of Android Smartphones Vulnerable to Trio of Qualcomm Bugs MILLIONS OF ANDROID SMARTPHONES VULNERABLE TO TRIO OF QUALCOMM BUGS

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Aug 06, 2019

Flaws in Qualcomm chipset expose millions of Android devices to hacking threat. Security researchers from Tencent’s Blade Team are warning Android smartphone and tablet users of flaws in Qualcomm chipsets, called QualPwn. The bugs collectively allow hackers to compromise Android devices remote...

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How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM CYBER ATTACKS

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Aug 05, 2019

This article is the second installment in a five-part series outlining best practices when it comes to "Cybersecurity for Manufacturers." These recommendations follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework, which has become the standard for the U....

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For Cybersecurity, Size Doesn’t Matter FOR CYBERSECURITY, SIZE DOESN’T MATTER

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Aug 05, 2019

Las Vegas—Small pharmacies, whether focused on specialty, home infusion or other trade channel, should not believe that because of their size, they are not at risk for cyber threats. Organizations without the finances and on-site information technology expertise to ensure the security of their...

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What is ethical hacking? A guide to white-hat attacks and penetration tests WHAT IS ETHICAL HACKING? A GUIDE TO WHITE-HAT ATTACKS AND PENETRATION TESTS

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Aug 05, 2019

It sounds crazy to the uninitiated, but organisations across the globe pay people to break into their systems and find sensitive information. The reason they do this is simple: to catch a thief, you must think like one. Organisations hire ethical hackers to make sure they have someone who’s on...

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How to Recognize A Hacked Laptop Camera? HOW TO RECOGNIZE A HACKED LAPTOP CAMERA?

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Aug 05, 2019

A laptop is a portable computer that is small-sized and thin to be carried around for personal work. Its features can be used for different purposes, one of them being the laptop camera that is used for taking photos, video calls in Facebook or Whats App if you are into a long-distance relationship ...

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4 Easy Ways to Thwart Hackers and Scammers 4 EASY WAYS TO THWART HACKERS AND SCAMMERS

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Aug 05, 2019

Hackers and scammers are a growing threat in a world increasingly dependent on the World Wide Web. The IoT has given internet access to billions of people around the globe which has increased the exposure to unsecured and dangerous connections. While the IoT has been undoubtedly beneficial, the risk...

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MOBILE ANTIVIRUS AS MUCH OF A THREAT AS MALWARE MOBILE ANTIVIRUS AS MUCH OF A THREAT AS MALWARE

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Aug 04, 2019

With an estimated 2.71 billion smartphone users worldwide, you may be surprised to find out that your phone probably a security risk to you. New research has shown that the Android system, in particular, has a massive security problem. Before you close this post comfortable in knowing that you have ...

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What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it WHAT IS CRYPTOJACKING? HOW TO PREVENT, DETECT, AND RECOVER FROM IT

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Aug 02, 2019

Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to mine cryptocurrency. Hackers do this by either getting the victim to click on a malicious link in an email that loads cryptomining code on the computer, or by infecting a website or online ad with JavaScript code that auto-exe...

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Inside Viasat’s Cyber Security Operations Center INSIDE VIASAT’S CYBER SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER

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Aug 01, 2019

Viasat’s growing CSOC offers cybersecurity to government and private sector customers in the U.S. and beyond. The modern battlespace is all about combined arms. All the various weapons of war – infantry, tanks, artillery, aircraft – must operate in tight coordination, enhancing eac...

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Why Complexity Issues Persist in SIEM and Cybersecurity WHY COMPLEXITY ISSUES PERSIST IN SIEM AND CYBERSECURITY

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Aug 01, 2019

Recently, a survey by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by AttackIQ, unveiled complexity issues and visibility issues in enterprise cybersecurity. In “The Cybersecurity Illusion: The Emperor Has No Clothes,” Ponemon surveyed 577 IT and IT security practitioners in the United States. They ...

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Cybersecurity for Startups: How to Protect Your Business CYBERSECURITY FOR STARTUPS: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS

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Aug 01, 2019

Large-scale data breaches, such as the Equifax hack, are ubiquitous nowadays. But if you think that breaches only affect high-profile companies, then you are mistaken. In fact, three out of five small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have fallen victim to a cyber attack. Many small businesses th...

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Cybersecurity: Are your passwords stored securely CYBERSECURITY: ARE YOUR PASSWORDS STORED SECURELY

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Aug 01, 2019

The use of malware designed to harvest consumers’ digital data—known as password stealers – has seen a significant rise in 2019. According to Kaspersky’s data, the number of users, targeted by the stealers, peaked from less than 6,00,000 in the first half of 2018 to over 9,40...

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6 Challenges In Using Open Source Cybersecurity Tools 6 CHALLENGES IN USING OPEN SOURCE CYBERSECURITY TOOLS

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Jul 31, 2019

When it comes to cybersecurity, tools and infrastructure matter a lot in order to battle notorious threats. Companies across the world have of late understood the importance of having strong cybersecurity and are trying every possible tool or software to make it better. There are two types of tools ...

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The Importance of Cyber-Security in Modern Internet Age THE IMPORTANCE OF CYBER-SECURITY IN MODERN INTERNET AGE

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Jul 30, 2019

Today every person of the globe connects the World Wide Web daily. Even those who do not have accounts on social platforms can be attacked by hackers. How? Nowadays all banks store information about each client in computers and on clouds. It simplifies things and fastens banking service. People like...

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What to Consider When Developing a Cybersecurity Strategy WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN DEVELOPING A CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY

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Jul 30, 2019

In a world where devices of all types are connected to networks, the need to maintain strong cybersecurity is greater than ever. For organizations, particularly those that retain financial and other sensitive company and customer data, cybersecurity is critical, as the results of a network breach co...

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How to Identify Your Company’s Cybersecurity Risks HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR COMPANY’S CYBERSECURITY RISKS

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Jul 30, 2019

According to a 2018 IBM-sponsored study by the Ponemon Institute, the global average for a data breach is $3.86 million. That breaks down to almost $150 per stolen record. If you’re a small or medium-sized manufacturer, you may not think statistics like these apply to you. But out of 17 indust...

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5G Networks and the Impetus for Cybersecurity Protection at the Gateway 5G NETWORKS AND THE IMPETUS FOR CYBERSECURITY PROTECTION AT THE GATEWAY

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Jul 29, 2019

5G networks are the talk of the mobile world, with a few test markets already available in the US and the UK. The launch of 5G networks marks a sea change in greater global connectivity and a radical departure from the traditional network connectivity of the past. It also opens up a range of urgent ...

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5 cybersecurity threats you should be concerned about right nows 5 CYBERSECURITY THREATS YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT RIGHT NOWS

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Jul 29, 2019

Cybersecurity threats to small- and mid-sized businesses are not only getting more sophisticated, they’re also intensifying. Organizations that would have seen one attack a year are now experiencing them on a weekly or monthly basis. As the threat landscape changes, businesses need to evolve q...

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Design competition to create graphics to illustrate cybersecurity stories DESIGN COMPETITION TO CREATE GRAPHICS TO ILLUSTRATE CYBERSECURITY STORIES

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Jul 29, 2019

Illustrating abstract articles is a pain in the ass, and in the age of social media, a post without an illustration is likely to disappear without attaining any kind of readership, which leaves those of us who cover the field endlessly remixing HAL9000 eyes using walls of code, Matrix text-waterfall...

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Overcoming Security Challenges With An Integrated Approach OVERCOMING SECURITY CHALLENGES WITH AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

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Jul 28, 2019

What do Chief information Security Officers (CISOs) have in common?  Staying ahead or even keeping pace with the increasingly sophisticated threats, overly complex defenses, and new regulations that are affecting the cyber security industry. Organisations face threats in many forms and sizes. A...

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Email attacks having a major impact on businesses: study EMAIL ATTACKS HAVING A MAJOR IMPACT ON BUSINESSES: STUDY

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Jul 28, 2019

Email attacks are having a major impact on businesses around the world and impacting the personal lives of IT security professionals, with a new study finding that phishing and ransomware attacks are the most significant concern for the IT professionals. The survey commissioned by cloud security and...

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Cybersecurity Firm Drops Code for the Incredibly Dangerous Windows BlueKeep Vulnerability CYBERSECURITY FIRM DROPS CODE FOR THE INCREDIBLY DANGEROUS WINDOWS BLUEKEEP VULNERABILITY

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Jul 26, 2019

Researchers from U.S. government contractor Immunity have developed a working exploit for the feared Windows bug known as BlueKeep. In May, Microsoft released a patch for a bug in several versions of Windows that is so bad that the company felt it even had to release a fix for Windows XP, an operati...

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Cyber Security In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) – OpEd CYBER SECURITY IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) – OPED

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Jul 25, 2019

In a constantly progressing cyber threat landscape where antivirus software and firewalls are considered tools of antiquity, organizations are now looking for more technologically advanced means of safeguarding classified and sensitive information. Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking the position...

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5 Tips To Prevent Cyber Security Attacks on Your Organization 5 TIPS TO PREVENT CYBER SECURITY ATTACKS ON YOUR ORGANIZATION

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Jul 24, 2019

No doubt, the internet is very beneficial for almost everyone in all aspects. Unfortunately, access to a vast amount of information has enabled an increase in the number of cyber crime activities. Today, cyber attackers not only stalk the large corporations, on the contrary, but startups or smaller ...

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Personal Medical Devices Recalled For Hacking Risk PERSONAL MEDICAL DEVICES RECALLED FOR HACKING RISK

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Jul 23, 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to patients and healthcare providers that certain Medtronic MiniMed some insulin pumps carry cybersecurity risks. The alert reads, in part, as follows: "The FDA has become aware than an unauthorized person (someone other than a pati...

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Strengthening cyber security expertise in Georgia STRENGTHENING CYBER SECURITY EXPERTISE IN GEORGIA

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Jul 23, 2019

Security of digital information is a major societal challenge. Georgia is keeping up with the global trend of developing cyber-security and interest in this field is noticeably increasing. GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association, is working with CERT.GOV.GE – the Ge...

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How effective encryption achieves data security and functionality in the cloud HOW EFFECTIVE ENCRYPTION ACHIEVES DATA SECURITY AND FUNCTIONALITY IN THE CLOUD

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Jul 23, 2019

While the growing popularity of public cloud applications has fundamentally changed the way in which many businesses operate, it has also created a number of previously unseen data security and compliance issues. This has happened because many of the most popular cloud applications provide very litt...

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Government Creates Security Framework for the UK Telecoms Sector GOVERNMENT CREATES SECURITY FRAMEWORK FOR THE UK TELECOMS SECTOR

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Jul 23, 2019

The Government has concluded its Telecoms Supply Chain Review and plans to establish new Telecoms Security Requirements, which will be underpinned by a legislative framework that hands stronger enforcement powers to Ofcom in order to “protect” UK full fibre (FTTP) broadband and 5G networ...

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How to Create a Tax Data Security Plan HOW TO CREATE A TAX DATA SECURITY PLAN

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Jul 23, 2019

Professional tax preparers are being reminded that federal law requires them to create a written information security plan to protect their clients’ data. As such, the IRS and its Security Summit partners are urging tax professionals to take time this summer to review their data security prote...

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Security In and On the Application SECURITY IN AND ON THE APPLICATION

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Jul 22, 2019

security seems to be passing through various phases as a topic. It started as, “Wait, what? I need security? But why???” Frankly, we probably haven’t moved completely out of that one, but we’ve made progress. Next comes, “What does security mean?” And that continu...

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How to build a comprehensive cyber security strategy HOW TO BUILD A COMPREHENSIVE CYBER SECURITY STRATEGY

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Jul 21, 2019

Most, if not all businesses know the importance of protecting themselves against cyber threats. If your organisation is breached the consequences can be serious, both reputationally and – thanks to GDPR – financially. Therefore, it's important to have an effective cyber strategy, but...

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Columbia cybersecurity team to compete on national stage COLUMBIA CYBERSECURITY TEAM TO COMPETE ON NATIONAL STAGE

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Jul 21, 2019

One of the best collegiate Cybersecurity teams in the country is found in Columbia and they are getting ready for a big national competition. Their team, ‘D0wn The L1ne,’ has been practicing for the event at their Columbia Campus of ECPI University. They are headed to Las Vegas to be a p...

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How to handle the legal implications of a data breach HOW TO HANDLE THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF A DATA BREACH

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Jul 19, 2019

Running a business today is not the same as it was several years ago. With technology picking up by the minute, business people now have multiple choices of digital solutions that can help them manage payroll, human resources, customers and even finances efficiently, but they have also opened up mor...

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Anatomy of a spear phishing attack – with example scam ANATOMY OF A SPEAR PHISHING ATTACK – WITH EXAMPLE SCAM

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Jul 18, 2019

With cyber crime quickly becoming a top priority for organisations, IT admins have felt the pressure to invest in network defences and ensure their systems aren’t breached. But those measures aren’t much help when criminals use phishing scams to bypass organisations’ defences and h...

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Threat Spotlight: Sodinokibi ransomware attempts to fill GandCrab void THREAT SPOTLIGHT: SODINOKIBI RANSOMWARE ATTEMPTS TO FILL GANDCRAB VOID

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Jul 18, 2019

Sodinokibi ransomware, also known as Sodin and REvil, is hardly three months old, yet it has quickly become a topic of discussion among cybersecurity professionals because of its apparent connection with the infamous-but-now-defunct GandCrab ransomware. Detected by Malwarebytes as Ransom.Sodinokibi,...

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Singapore 11th for cyber threats sources, says Kaspersky SINGAPORE 11TH FOR CYBER THREATS SOURCES, SAYS KASPERSKY

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Jul 17, 2019

Kaspersky’s latest data from Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) has uncovered more than two million incidents which originated from servers located in Singapore in the second quarter of 2019. This places Singapore at 11th place globally when it comes to locations with the most number of incident...

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Artificial intelligence in cyber security: The savior or enemy of your business? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CYBER SECURITY: THE SAVIOR OR ENEMY OF YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 17, 2019

Artificial intelligence poses both a blessing and a curse to businesses, customers, and cybercriminals alike. AI technology is what provides us with speech recognition technology (think Siri), Google’s search engine, and Facebook’s facial recognition software. Some credit card companies ...

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New cyberthreats require new ways to protect democracy NEW CYBERTHREATS REQUIRE NEW WAYS TO PROTECT DEMOCRACY

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Jul 17, 2019

Starting today at the Aspen Security Forum we’re demonstrating the first voting system running Microsoft ElectionGuard as an example of how ElectionGuard can enable a new era of secure, verifiable voting. The demo shows how it’s also possible to make voting more accessible for people wit...

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How Electric Utilities Can Reduce Their Cyber Risk HOW ELECTRIC UTILITIES CAN REDUCE THEIR CYBER RISK

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Jul 17, 2019

A successful cyberattack against the electric grid could have enormous consequences that would ripple throughout other industries. In a January 2019 report, “Managing Cyber Risk in the Electric Power Sector,” Deloitte notes that energy is one of 16 critical infrastructure sectors identif...

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Cybersecurity Tools for CPAs CYBERSECURITY TOOLS FOR CPAS

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Jul 16, 2019

In a speech at Baruch College’s 18th Annual Financial Reporting Conference, PCAOB member Kathleen Hamm stated: “Technology offers the promise of combining increased efficiencies with improved effectiveness, resulting in enhanced audit quality” (May 2, 2019, http://bit.ly/2HNfgxa). ...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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Mitigation Strategies for Cyber Attacks at Your Small Business MITIGATION STRATEGIES FOR CYBER ATTACKS AT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re wondering how to protect your small business against a cyber attack, you’re not alone. Almost 60% of cyber attack victims are small businesses, and within two years of the first attack, the likelihood that a small business will experience another is approximately 28%. In respon...

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How to get specific security information about AWS services HOW TO GET SPECIFIC SECURITY INFORMATION ABOUT AWS SERVICES

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Jul 15, 2019

We are excited to announce the launch of dedicated security chapters in the AWS documentation for over 40 services. Security is a key component of your decision to use the cloud. These chapters can help your organization get in depth information about both the built in and the configurable security ...

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Meet Extenbro, a new DNS-changer Trojan protecting adware MEET EXTENBRO, A NEW DNS-CHANGER TROJAN PROTECTING ADWARE

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Jul 15, 2019

Recently, we uncovered a new DNS-changer called Extenbro that comes with an adware bundler. These DNS-changers block access to security-related sites, so the adware victims can’t download and install security software to get rid of the pests. From our viewpoint, this might be like sending in a...

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Businesses need AI to beef up cybersecurity BUSINESSES NEED AI TO BEEF UP CYBERSECURITY

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Jul 15, 2019

A lot of businesses are unable to respond quickly to cyberattacks. In many cases they feel simply overwhelmed by the sheer number of data points they need to monitor for intrusion. These were some of the key findings from a new report from the Capgemini Research Institute, but it’s not all doo...

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Artificial Intelligence: A new frontier in cybersecurity ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A NEW FRONTIER IN CYBERSECURITY

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Jul 15, 2019

Security experts opined that more organizations are turning up to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to shore up their security defenses against cybercrimes. Technology firm Capgemini stated that firms find AI as increasingly necessary to bolster cybersecurity. In its research, Reinventing Cybersecurity w...

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AI Could Escalate New Type Of Voice Phishing Cyber Attacks AI COULD ESCALATE NEW TYPE OF VOICE PHISHING CYBER ATTACKS

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Jul 15, 2019

Earlier this week, the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) issued a warning of a new type of cyber-attack that leverages artificial intelligence technology to impersonate senior enterprise executives. The method instructs company employees to perform transactions including money transfers and o...

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Cyber Security: What You Need to Know to Face the Inevitable CYBER SECURITY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO FACE THE INEVITABLE

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Jul 14, 2019

The question is not whether a cyber breach will occur – it’s when and how to best mitigate its negative impacts. While the massive malware attacks like WannaCry or NotPetya garner all the headlines, these are relative rarities in cybercrime. Joe Scargill, U.S. Secret Service Agent, expla...

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Clemson and other universities work to improve cybersecurity CLEMSON AND OTHER UNIVERSITIES WORK TO IMPROVE CYBERSECURITY

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Jul 14, 2019

CLEMSON - This spring, a batch of tests were sent to 100 Clemson University faculty and staff emails in an attempt to access private and personal information. A fourth of the emails were blocked by the security system, and several additional recipients alerted the university to the phishing attempt....

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Unusual Linux Ransomware Targets NAS Servers UNUSUAL LINUX RANSOMWARE TARGETS NAS SERVERS

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Jul 12, 2019

A rare instance of ransomware targeting Linux-based file storage systems (network-attached storage servers, specifically) has been spotted, spreading via 15 separate but related campaigns. The adversaries behind the effort are continuing their depredations on an ongoing basis, according to researche...

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NATO Satellites Are At Risk of Cyber Attack NATO SATELLITES ARE AT RISK OF CYBER ATTACK

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Jul 12, 2019

Military satellites are in critical threat of being attacked by malicious actors. As the threat of nation-states and hackers increases, security experts have become concerned with the attack on our infrastructure in space. The U.S and its Allies depend on satellites for military, intelligence gather...

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ZEEK-BASED SECURITY DETECTION & MITIGATION ZEEK-BASED SECURITY DETECTION & MITIGATION

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Jul 11, 2019

Today, there are many open-source software projects that provide incredible value to solving a myriad of problems for security detection and mitigation, but not all frameworks necessarily translate from conception into operation easily. Zeek is different. Rooted in 20 years of research,  Zeek, ...

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6 Ways to Take Your Agency’s Application Security Program to the Next Level 6 WAYS TO TAKE YOUR AGENCY’S APPLICATION SECURITY PROGRAM TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Jul 11, 2019

If your agency has already implemented some form of application security, you’re already ahead of the curve. But your program may still have room for improvement. To help you take your application security (AppSec) program to the next level, we’ve put together this list of best practices...

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AGENT SMITH MALWARE THAT SECRETLY REPLACES WHATSAPP SPREADS TO 25 MILLION PHONES AGENT SMITH MALWARE THAT SECRETLY REPLACES WHATSAPP SPREADS TO 25 MILLION PHONES

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Jul 11, 2019

A new type of mobile malware that secretly replaces popular apps like WhatsApp on people’s phones has already infected more than 25 million devices, security researchers have revealed. Dubbed ‘Agent Smith’, the malware exploits vulnerabilities within the Android operating system to...

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The Importance of Computer Security THE IMPORTANCE OF COMPUTER SECURITY

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Jul 11, 2019

Computer security tactics aren't often thought about until a problem arises—and at that point, a break in security can cause harmful and potentially major issues. Because we all want to keep our computers and information safe, we have answers to some frequently asked questions about potent...

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Cyber Truth or Cyber Myth? CYBER TRUTH OR CYBER MYTH?

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Jul 10, 2019

As if trying to assemble a successful cybersecurity department were not difficult enough, one of the hardest battles we all find ourselves fighting is the one against well-meaning but often misleading information. Sometimes the information is wrong, but more often it is right … but only when ...

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Cybersecurity Considerations for IoT Product Design CYBERSECURITY CONSIDERATIONS FOR IOT PRODUCT DESIGN

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Jul 09, 2019

Mitigating cyber threats is critical to the launch of a successful product. Like technology itself, the Internet of Things (IoT) security is still in its infancy and is evolving rapidly. The legislation is also developing rapidly, with cybersecurity acts in EU and California creating further regulat...

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Senate Bill Would Help Small Businesses Improve Cybersecurity SENATE BILL WOULD HELP SMALL BUSINESSES IMPROVE CYBERSECURITY

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Jul 09, 2019

Small businesses are more likely to lack resources to build robust cybersecurity capabilities, but Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., are looking to address that challenge with their recently introduced Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act. The bill would help educate small ...

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Zoom fixes major Mac webcam security flaw with emergency patch ZOOM FIXES MAJOR MAC WEBCAM SECURITY FLAW WITH EMERGENCY PATCH

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Jul 09, 2019

Video conferencing provider Zoom has pushed out an emergency patch to address the zero-day vulnerability for Mac users that could potentially expose a live webcam feed to an attacker, launching you into a Zoom video chat you’d never intended to launch. The move is a surprise reversal of Zoom&r...

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A peek into malware analysis tools A PEEK INTO MALWARE ANALYSIS TOOLS

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Jul 09, 2019

So, what is malware analysis and why should I care? With the commercialization of cybercrime, malware variations continue to increase at an alarming rate, and this is putting many a defender on their back foot. Malware analysis — the basis for understanding the inner workings and intentions of...

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Executives’ Changing Views on Cybersecurity EXECUTIVES’ CHANGING VIEWS ON CYBERSECURITY

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Jul 09, 2019

What does the shift in how cybersecurity is viewed by senior executives within organizations mean? To find out, Radware surveyed more than 260 executives worldwide and discovered that cybersecurity has moved well beyond the domain of the IT department and is now the direct responsibility of senior e...

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Why Cyber Security Exercises Work: Three Real World Examples WHY CYBER SECURITY EXERCISES WORK: THREE REAL WORLD EXAMPLES

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Jul 09, 2019

Cyber security exercises have become more prevalent in recent years. Despite this, many people are not familiar with them. In today's blog on why cyber security exercises work, we'll give you three real world examples you can learn from and possibly apply to your situation. Exercises are use...

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Security SECURITY'S NEW FOCUS: DEFENSIBILITY

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Jul 08, 2019

So, you’ve obtained the buy-in, spent the money, and have gone through the motions of creating your information security program. You’ve done what you believe to be right in terms of design, implementation and ongoing oversight, all in the interest of minimizing business risks. Framework...

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Prioritising information security during digital transformation PRIORITISING INFORMATION SECURITY DURING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Jul 08, 2019

Security is on everyone’s mind these days – especially when it comes to organisations that use technology as a main component of their service offering. Growing pressure from consumer expectations is driving many companies to transform and provide customers and members with the fast, dig...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET STARTED IN CYBERSECURITY EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET STARTED IN CYBERSECURITY

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Jul 08, 2019

The cybersecurity skills shortage is a pressing concern for businesses, with the current shortfall estimated to be around 2 million unfilled positions, a number that is expected to rise to around 3.5 million by 2021. If there’s an upside to this shortage, it is that for those interested in a c...

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State and Local Agencies Can Boost Cybersecurity with Federal Support STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES CAN BOOST CYBERSECURITY WITH FEDERAL SUPPORT

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Jul 08, 2019

Security is not a one-time event: Everyone knows it takes constant monitoring to detect and shore up weaknesses, find and patch vulnerabilities, and stay on top of constantly evolving threats. This requires time, expertise, tools and money — but help is at hand. The U.S. Department of Homeland...

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How to Secure Your Mid-Size Organization from the Next Cyber Attack HOW TO SECURE YOUR MID-SIZE ORGANIZATION FROM THE NEXT CYBER ATTACK

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Jul 08, 2019

Cyber-attacks have become very common these days, and it is carried out on a full-scale. More and more mid-sized organizations are frequently targetted. However, as for the cybersecurity personnel who think that mid-sized organizations are safe, you guys need to think again! By far, the online attac...

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Why 5G and AI will determine cybersecurity strategy for the next decade WHY 5G AND AI WILL DETERMINE CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY FOR THE NEXT DECADE

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Jul 08, 2019

BI.ZONE CEO Dmitry Samartsev and World Economic Forum head of operations William Dixon analysed the most popular technologies and evaluated the cyber risks of tomorrow. Experts talked about the three technologies that are likely to determine the next decade expressed in a joint analytical article. O...

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31 Must-Know Healthcare Cybersecurity Statistics For 2019 31 MUST-KNOW HEALTHCARE CYBERSECURITY STATISTICS FOR 2019

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Jul 07, 2019

The healthcare industry is a prime target of hackers. The importance of cybersecurity in healthcare is an essential consideration for all organizations handling patient data. Be aware of the latest threats; read our article on the latest Healthcare Cybersecurity Statistics. Cybersecurity Healthcare ...

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Current Threats in Ransomware CURRENT THREATS IN RANSOMWARE

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Jul 07, 2019

Ransomware “Growth” Ransomware attacks have gained prominence in recent times, and industries and governments across the world have implemented policies and advisories to counter the threat. The attack involves a malicious program that holds user or organizational data for “ransom&...

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The critical shortage of cybersecurity expertise THE CRITICAL SHORTAGE OF CYBERSECURITY EXPERTISE

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Jul 04, 2019

For many Canadians, the world of cyberattacks and hackers still seems far removed from their day-to-day activities. Perception, however, does not always match reality. Anyone employed by a sizable business in the private or public sector works in a place where cybersecurity is taken very seriously. ...

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Centre for police cyber security goes live CENTRE FOR POLICE CYBER SECURITY GOES LIVE

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Jul 04, 2019

It went into operation this week with an initial monitoring service that scrutinises the force’s cloud based IT estate, and the programme team is now working on a phased implementation programme to bring in other forces across England and Wales. The NMC has been set up under the National Enabl...

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Critical Security Flaws in Zipato Smart Hub Let Hackers Walk into Your Home CRITICAL SECURITY FLAWS IN ZIPATO SMART HUB LET HACKERS WALK INTO YOUR HOME

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Jul 04, 2019

Three security vulnerabilities in Zipato smart hubs, including a critical one, enable hackers, when combined, to break into a user’s home by easily unlocking smart locks on doors, writes TechCrunch. “Two vulnerabilities are in the design and implementation of the authentication mechanism...

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How to make sense of Cybersecurity Frameworks HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORKS

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Jul 04, 2019

Every time when we have something precious, it is human nature to preserve it from any external damage or threat. Be it the money, jewelry, or properties we ensure everything is safe and intact by practicing due security measures. As a result, sighting security guards is no big deal, as the world ar...

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Protect sensitive information with Seqrite Encryption PROTECT SENSITIVE INFORMATION WITH SEQRITE ENCRYPTION

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Jul 03, 2019

Among the most important assets that an enterprise possesses, data is undoubtedly the most important. In today’s digital age, there are reams of data being processed, transmitted and disseminated every millisecond and much of the world’s economy runs on data. Hence, organizations must ta...

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Ransomware As A Tool – LockerGoga RANSOMWARE AS A TOOL – LOCKERGOGA

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Jul 03, 2019

Ransomware authors keep experimenting with the development of payload in various dimensions. In the timeline of ransomware implementations, we have seen its evolution from a simple screen locker to multi-component model for file encryption, from novice approach to a sophisticated one. The Ransomware...

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Finding New Approaches to Web Application Security FINDING NEW APPROACHES TO WEB APPLICATION SECURITY

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Jul 03, 2019

Most of us rely on web applications for, well, just about everything, which is why a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack or other Domain Name System (DNS)-related outage can have such a negative impact on a business. Because so much is centered on web services and similar technology nowadays...

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Tensions Between Countries Result in Cyber Attacks TENSIONS BETWEEN COUNTRIES RESULT IN CYBER ATTACKS

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Jul 02, 2019

Today, threats of espionage between governments exist for multiple reasons. It stems from the United States trading and receiving cyber-attacks with China and Iran. Threats stem from response to the tense political climate between the two countries and the United States. For China and Iran, the rece...

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Smart Home Device Provider Leaks Customer Information SMART HOME DEVICE PROVIDER LEAKS CUSTOMER INFORMATION

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Jul 02, 2019

Smart home management platform running on the ElasticSearch server has been leaking private data for billions of users. The publicly accessible server is owned by Orvibo, a Chinese smart home provider. Obvibo offers its customers a platform, called SmartMate, for managing smart devices in their home...

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Sircam: Worm, Virus, Trojan Horse? SIRCAM: WORM, VIRUS, TROJAN HORSE?

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Jul 02, 2019

At Exabeam, we’re not only interested in developing the newest cybersecurity, we’re also fascinated by what we can learn from older security technologies. Each month the History of Cybersecurity 2019 Calendar features key dates in cybersecurity history, along with a related trivia questi...

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Phishing, cryptocurrency attacks threaten data security – Microsoft PHISHING, CRYPTOCURRENCY ATTACKS THREATEN DATA SECURITY – MICROSOFT

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Jul 02, 2019

Microsoft has advised government and business organisations to put adequate security in place to prevent cyberattacks through phishing and cryptocurrency in the coming months. Speaking at a cybersecurity roundtable in Lagos, the company said it had observed rising incidents of Enterprise Resource Pl...

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Want to Sleep Better at Night? Start Thinking Differently about Ransomware WANT TO SLEEP BETTER AT NIGHT? START THINKING DIFFERENTLY ABOUT RANSOMWARE

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Jul 02, 2019

One of the most well-known ransomware attacks occurred in May 2017, when the Wannacry attack unfolded. That attack affected over 200,000 users and infected more than 300,000 computers. CBS News estimated the WannaCry attack resulted in losses upwards of $4 billion. How? When hundreds of thousands of...

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4 IT Security Best Practices SMBs Need To Adopt Immediately 4 IT SECURITY BEST PRACTICES SMBS NEED TO ADOPT IMMEDIATELY

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Jul 01, 2019

While cyberattacks on companies that are household names are often highly publicised and reported on, attacks on small businesses often go unnoticed by the media despite accounting for 43% of targeted attacks. These attacks might not hit the front page, but they are having a significant impact on sm...

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Qatar Issues Aviation Cybersecurity Guidelines QATAR ISSUES AVIATION CYBERSECURITY GUIDELINES

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Jul 01, 2019

To help avoid disruption of civil aviation operations, the Civil Aviation Authority of Qatar and the Ministry of Communications and Transport have issued cybersecurity guidelines. CAA's new guidelines suggest organizations develop effective risk management, build a structure to respond to breach...

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Privacy and Data Protection in Multimedia Apps PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION IN MULTIMEDIA APPS

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Jul 01, 2019

The mobile application (app) ecosystem has emerged to become one of the biggest global industries. Multimedia apps continue to be the most used form of communication and have not just changed the way we interact in our private lives: they have become an important means for organizations to interact ...

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How To Secure The Internet Of Battlefield Things From Cyber Attacks HOW TO SECURE THE INTERNET OF BATTLEFIELD THINGS FROM CYBER ATTACKS

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Jun 30, 2019

The proliferation of devices on the Internet is becoming a tidal wave. In addition to your phone, computer, video game console and television, the Internet now connects practically everything that has electronics and sensors: household appliances, heating and air conditioning systems, cars, airplane...

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New Dridex Variant Slips By Anti-Virus Detection NEW DRIDEX VARIANT SLIPS BY ANTI-VIRUS DETECTION

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Jun 28, 2019

A never-before-seen Dridex variant has been spotted in phishing emails using anti-virus detection evasion tactics. Researchers have spotted a variant of the Dridex banking trojan with new obfuscation capabilities that help it skirt anti-virus detection. While Dridex has been around since 2011, resea...

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Cyber Attack: Securing Digital Payments In The Age Of Emerging Technologies CYBER ATTACK: SECURING DIGITAL PAYMENTS IN THE AGE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

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Jun 28, 2019

About 70% of the organizations have experienced some form of cyber-attack. The attackers today are progressively building advanced technologies to target core banking systems. Patterns of fraudulent activity can only be detected on platforms that enable cross-border data flows. In recent times, Indi...

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Is Being Secure and Being Compliant the Same Thing? IS BEING SECURE AND BEING COMPLIANT THE SAME THING?

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Jun 28, 2019

Often times, when I ask a ConnectWise partner if they’re offering security to their SMB customers, their answer revolves around consulting on compliance. Verticals like healthcare, financial, government, and retail are low-hanging fruit for security revenue opportunities because compliance is ...

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NIST Releases IoT Cyber Security And Privacy Risks Report NIST RELEASES IOT CYBER SECURITY AND PRIVACY RISKS REPORT

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Jun 27, 2019

There are many enterprises already reaping the benefits of leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) technology and devices, however as Bain & Company reports, “The IoT could be growing even faster with better cyber security.” In fact, their research shows that customers would pay 22% ...

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THE NEED FOR A DIVERSE CYBERSECURITY INDUSTRY IS REAL THE NEED FOR A DIVERSE CYBERSECURITY INDUSTRY IS REAL

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Jun 27, 2019

The word “diversity” has become a buzzword among technical professionals and has been overused many times with little or no meaning to it. Instead of exploiting the word, brands and companies need to prove it. The reality is that cybersecurity lacks diversity, and this article will help ...

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What Nonprofits Need to Know About Zero-Trust Security WHAT NONPROFITS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ZERO-TRUST SECURITY

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Jun 27, 2019

During the Cold War, the U.S.’s mantra was “trust, but verify.” In the fight against cyberattackers, the new mantra is “never trust, always verify.” Nonprofit organizations once protected their IT environments by creating a perimeter around their networks. Everyone insi...

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How to make cybersecurity resonate with employees HOW TO MAKE CYBERSECURITY RESONATE WITH EMPLOYEES

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Jun 27, 2019

Organisations are facing increased threats from cyber attacks, and employees are often the weakest link in their defence posture. As much as you might hope that common sense would prevail, the reality is that best practices can often go in one ear and out the other. Employees who aren’t proper...

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Six reasons your business needs cyber security SIX REASONS YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS CYBER SECURITY

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Jun 26, 2019

Dr Bright Mawudor is the head of cyber security services at Internet Solutions Kenya. He explains why businesses cannot afford to ignore cyber security. 1. Data security Businesses collect all sorts of data in their day-to-day operations, from customer names and IDs to phone numbers and account deta...

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Drafting an Appropriate Cybersecurity Policy DRAFTING AN APPROPRIATE CYBERSECURITY POLICY

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Jun 26, 2019

Cyber threats, cyberattacks, and hacks are getting more and more common so companies are forced to invest in cybersecurity systems. Even though your business may have an excellent cybersecurity plan, you’re still at risk of being attacked; it’s simply the reality of today’s world. ...

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Silex Malware Renders Internet-of-Things Devices Useless. Here’s How to Prevent It SILEX MALWARE RENDERS INTERNET-OF-THINGS DEVICES USELESS. HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT IT

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Jun 26, 2019

A new malware known as Silex is bringing smart devices to their knees. The Silex malware, according to ZDNet, ruins smart devices by gaining access to and destroying a device’s storage, eliminating its firewall and removing its network configuration. From here, the device stops working. Silex ...

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Level of Cyber Risk to Businesses Held Steady in First Quarter According to LEVEL OF CYBER RISK TO BUSINESSES HELD STEADY IN FIRST QUARTER ACCORDING TO

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Jun 25, 2019

Cyber security executives and teams—and for that matter organizations as a whole—could certainly use some good news when it comes to risk assessment, and perhaps a recent report provides just that. The Assessment of Business Cyber Risk (ABC) report released in April 2019 by the U.S. Cham...

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How Machine Learning Within IncMan SOAR Empowers Security Analysts HOW MACHINE LEARNING WITHIN INCMAN SOAR EMPOWERS SECURITY ANALYSTS

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Jun 25, 2019

In a recent blog post we took a look at the differences between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) and how today there were being used within the cybersecurity industry to help fight the growing number and sophistication of cyber attacks. Artificial intelligence and machine learn...

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Malspam Emails Blanket LokiBot, NanoCore Malware With ISO Files MALSPAM EMAILS BLANKET LOKIBOT, NANOCORE MALWARE WITH ISO FILES

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Jun 25, 2019

A new malicious campaign is spreading LokiBot and NanoCore trojans under the guise of an ISO file claiming to be an invoice. An ongoing spam campaign has been spotted using ISO disk image file attachments to disguise various information-stealing trojans, including LokiBot and NanoCore. Researchers s...

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Suricata IDS: an overview of threading capabilities SURICATA IDS: AN OVERVIEW OF THREADING CAPABILITIES

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Jun 25, 2019

A common discussion in the security industry is how to improve the effectiveness of detection and prevention systems. You can find tons of documentation and books about: The Defender's Dilemma, Blue Team vs Red Team, A Comprehensive Security Approach, among others. However, in any organization, ...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 25, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 25, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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5 ways agencies can clean up their cyber hygiene 5 WAYS AGENCIES CAN CLEAN UP THEIR CYBER HYGIENE

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Jun 24, 2019

Since the concept of cyber hygiene was described by Vinton Cerf in an address to Congress in 2000, government agencies have been cognizant of maintaining a holistic view of their security posture. In fact, in recent years there have been numerous efforts made to improve how agencies maintain their c...

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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Helps Bridge the Cybersecurity Skills Gap HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) HELPS BRIDGE THE CYBERSECURITY SKILLS GAP

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Jun 24, 2019

The widespread shortage of skilled security operations and threat intelligence resources in security operations centers (SOCs) leaves many organizations open to the increased risk of a security incident. That’s because they are unable to effectively investigate all discovered, potentially mali...

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NIST issues new cyber guidelines for contractors NIST ISSUES NEW CYBER GUIDELINES FOR CONTRACTORS

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Jun 24, 2019

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued draft security guidance to help contractors working with high-value assets protect the unclassified (but still sensitive) government data that resides on their networks against advanced persistent threats and other attacks. A draft versio...

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The week in security: Rethinking security in an age of cyber insecurity THE WEEK IN SECURITY: RETHINKING SECURITY IN AN AGE OF CYBER INSECURITY

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Jun 24, 2019

It might all have been easier if the Internet had never existed, but the compromise of WhatsApp reflects the ever-changing nature of attacks in today’s cybersecurity threat climate. One approach to hardening vulnerable data has been to use field-level encryption, with MongoDB storing its data ...

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Massive New Iranian Cyber Threat to U.S. Companies MASSIVE NEW IRANIAN CYBER THREAT TO U.S. COMPANIES

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Jun 24, 2019

Russia has been responsible for probing and hacking U.S. industrial control systems and recently, the U.S. attacked Russia’s systems in retaliation. We have long-since warned companies they are on the front lines of a war with nation states such as Iran, Russia, China and North Korea. Countrie...

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Easy Language Learning by Vera F. Birkenbihl – The Decoding Method EASY LANGUAGE LEARNING BY VERA F. BIRKENBIHL – THE DECODING METHOD

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Jun 24, 2019

Forget about cramming vocabulary: the best way to learn a language is by using decoding exercises. Translate a German sentence word-by-word into your native language – thus you will learn the word’s meaning as well as the language’s grammar. Decoding means to “decipher”...

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An overview on insider threat awareness AN OVERVIEW ON INSIDER THREAT AWARENESS

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Jun 24, 2019

Organizations usually focus on cyber threats which are external in origin. These include anti-malware, external firewalls, DDoS attack mitigation, external data loss prevention, and the list goes on. That's great, external cyber attacks are very common so it's vital to protect your networks ...

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9 OF THE BIGGEST BOTNET ATTACKS OF THE 21ST CENTURY 9 OF THE BIGGEST BOTNET ATTACKS OF THE 21ST CENTURY

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Jun 24, 2019

Botnets are responsible for hacking, spamming, and malware—here are the most significant botnet attacks with the worst consequences. Individual systems, commonly known as zombies, combined with the criminal’s system (from where all other systems are controlled) are known as a master of t...

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SME collaboration delivering effective Public Sector IT security SME COLLABORATION DELIVERING EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SECTOR IT SECURITY

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Jun 24, 2019

When Becrypt began developing security technology for government more than a decade ago, relationships with Systems Integrators were the only viable route to understanding and accessing customer requirements. Our experiences today are of a vastly more diverse supply chain, with some major government...

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Current Cybersecurity Market Strong: What’s Driving It? CURRENT CYBERSECURITY MARKET STRONG: WHAT’S DRIVING IT?

blog article

Jun 24, 2019

Cybersecurity is a big business and it’s going to get bigger. Individual users, small business owners, and IT professionals at international corporations know that threats occur every day. Staying ahead of those threats is the only way to protect proprietary data, network integrity, and networ...

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Calculating your cybersecurity net worth doesn CALCULATING YOUR CYBERSECURITY NET WORTH DOESN'T HAVE TO BE COMPLEX

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Jun 24, 2019

Every public and private company maintains a set of financial documents to keep track of their assets and liabilities in order to determine their net worth. These reports include financial and non-financial assets as well as all accumulated liabilities in order to determine if the company is profita...

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NEXT-GENERATION ENTERPRISE CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS NEXT-GENERATION ENTERPRISE CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS

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Jun 21, 2019

As technology becomes more deeply embedded into business and society in general, business owners and cybersecurity professionals are facing the task of our generation. That is, securing the global IT infrastructure from those cybercriminals who want to steal data, blackmail big corporations, and tak...

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Businesses and Charities Experiencing More Cybersecurity Breaches BUSINESSES AND CHARITIES EXPERIENCING MORE CYBERSECURITY BREACHES

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Jun 21, 2019

Thirty-two percent of businesses and 22 percent of charities are experiencing more cybersecurity attacks, the 2019 Cyber Security Breaches Survey says. The average annual cost for business that lost data or assets after breaches was more than $5,000 and more than $12,000 for charities.  Among t...

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Cyber Security Findings for the Media Industry CYBER SECURITY FINDINGS FOR THE MEDIA INDUSTRY

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Jun 21, 2019

Securing a company’s digital infrastructure has become a major concern to corporations worldwide. With leading security companies and other organizations alerting corporations and the public to recent widespread, state-sponsored domain name system (DNS) hijacking, more and more brands are star...

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The Last 18 Months of Mobile: Blacklisted Apps Rise, Antivirus Apps Prove More Harm Than Good THE LAST 18 MONTHS OF MOBILE: BLACKLISTED APPS RISE, ANTIVIRUS APPS PROVE MORE HARM THAN GOOD

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Jun 20, 2019

These days, mobile security is top of mind for consumers and businesses alike, and for good reason—the mobile channel is ubiquitous and provides threat actors a vast attack surface to target. At home, 82 percent of online users in the United States used a mobile device for online shopping, wit...

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Medical debt collection agency files for bankruptcy protection after data breach MEDICAL DEBT COLLECTION AGENCY FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION AFTER DATA BREACH

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Jun 20, 2019

A US medical bill and debt collection agency has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after suffering a data breach that exposed the sensitive personal data of at least 20 million people. Compromised data included names, addresses, dates of birth and Social Security numbers – data that c...

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Will you suffer a data breach if you implement ISO 27001? WILL YOU SUFFER A DATA BREACH IF YOU IMPLEMENT ISO 27001?

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Jun 20, 2019

Someone recently asked us: “Will my organisation be breached if we implement ISO 27001?” At first we thought they meant ‘will implementing ISO 27001 make me susceptible to data breaches?’ to which the answer is obviously ‘no’. ISO 27001 is the international standa...

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Operationalize the Power of HackerTarget’s Security Tools with IncMan SOAR OPERATIONALIZE THE POWER OF HACKERTARGET’S SECURITY TOOLS WITH INCMAN SOAR

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Jun 20, 2019

To stay ahead of today’s sophisticated cyber attacks, organizations must develop a diverse defense strategy. From staffing their security teams with the most knowledgeable and well-rounded candidates to deploying the most recent toolsets and defense products, the need to bring depth to a secur...

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Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Top Concerns for Enterprises CYBERSECURITY, DATA PRIVACY TOP CONCERNS FOR ENTERPRISES

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Jun 19, 2019

Cybersecurity and data privacy captured the two top spots in respondents’ list of E&C concerns, according to the 2019 Definitive Corporate Compliance Benchmark Report. Data security and privacy breaches have become a daily worry for most organizations and research shows that most organizat...

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Cyber Security Challenges in Healthcare IoT Devices CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES IN HEALTHCARE IOT DEVICES

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Jun 19, 2019

The recent Vectra 2019 Spotlight Report on Healthcare indicates that the proliferation of healthcare internet-of-things (IoT) devices, along with a lack of network segmentation, insufficient access controls and reliance on legacy systems, has created an increasing attack surface that can be exploite...

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Examining the SymCrypt DoS Vulnerability EXAMINING THE SYMCRYPT DOS VULNERABILITY

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Jun 19, 2019

Early last week, Tavis Ormandy released a new DoS vulnerability affecting the SymCrypt library. While it provided some details, I decided to look at it a little further to understand where this vulnerability occurs. We start by describing the vulnerability, then verifying that the vulnerability exis...

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URLZone top malware in Japan, while Emotet and LINE Phishing round out the landscape URLZONE TOP MALWARE IN JAPAN, WHILE EMOTET AND LINE PHISHING ROUND OUT THE LANDSCAPE

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Jun 19, 2019

In many ways, the threat landscape in Japan resembles global trends, with the regionalization and widespread distribution of Emotet, and the steady increase in campaigns that utilize sophisticated social engineering techniques. However, while Emotet dominated malicious message volumes in many region...

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WHY ARE WE MAKING INFORMATION SECURITY SO HARD? WHY ARE WE MAKING INFORMATION SECURITY SO HARD?

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Jun 18, 2019

I often hear from folks that in general, small and medium-sized businesses lack a strategy and proper controls, but the big guys have it covered. Well, it might surprise you to learn that 30% of large enterprises state they still lack an overall information security strategy and we’re talking ...

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Fake Antivirus Software -The Most Persistent Threat On The Internet, How To Be Aware? FAKE ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE -THE MOST PERSISTENT THREAT ON THE INTERNET, HOW TO BE AWARE?

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Jun 17, 2019

Cyber criminals are continually searching for better approaches to manipulate users on the web. One of your most grounded lines of barrier against having your own information and your cash fall under the control of a cyber criminal is to stay mindful and watchful. It takes on the appearance of real ...

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DDoS attack that knocked Telegram secure messaging service offline linked to Hong Kong protests DDOS ATTACK THAT KNOCKED TELEGRAM SECURE MESSAGING SERVICE OFFLINE LINKED TO HONG KONG PROTESTS

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Jun 13, 2019

An attack which targeted users of the Telegram app on Wednesday might be linked to protests in Hong Kong that turned violent. That’s one of the theories in circulation, after a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack disrupted legitimate access to the Telegram secure messaging app by swamp...

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Entering the Third Decade of Cyber Threats: Toward Greater Clarity in Cyberspace ENTERING THE THIRD DECADE OF CYBER THREATS: TOWARD GREATER CLARITY IN CYBERSPACE

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Jun 13, 2019

Over the course of just a few decades, the world has entered into a digital age in which powerful evolving cyber capabilities provide access to everyone connected online from any place on the planet. Those capabilities could be harnessed for the benefit of humanity; they might also be abused, leadin...

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Vulnerable Software – The Gift that Keeps on Giving VULNERABLE SOFTWARE – THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

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Jun 13, 2019

Concerning the latest data breaches on record, this past May was rather noteworthy. A host of organizations from around the world announced in fact, that they had experienced a data breach.  From online retailers, travel booking sites, and high-tech startups, to social sharing sites, healthcare...

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MegaCortex continues trend of targeted ransomware attacks MEGACORTEX CONTINUES TREND OF TARGETED RANSOMWARE ATTACKS

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Jun 12, 2019

MegaCortex is a relatively new ransomware family that continues the 2019 trend of threat actors developing ransomware specifically for targeted attacks on enterprises. While GandCrab apparently shut its doors, several other bespoke, artisanal ransomware families have taken its place, including Robin...

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Ransomware attack paralyses Lake City email, landlines and credit card services RANSOMWARE ATTACK PARALYSES LAKE CITY EMAIL, LANDLINES AND CREDIT CARD SERVICES

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Jun 12, 2019

Lake City  has warned citizens that administrative systems, including email and credit card systems, are down following a ransomware attack on the Florida municipality. The attack, called “Triple Threat” in a press release issued by the city, reportedly combined three attack vectors...

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The state of cyber security in 2019: A half-year retrospective THE STATE OF CYBER SECURITY IN 2019: A HALF-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE

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Jun 12, 2019

For most of North America, approaching the middle of the year means going on summer vacation, preparing for the Atlantic hurricane season and enjoying warmer weather. For many information security specialists, the half-year mark involves looking at how cyber threats have unfolded since January and d...

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9 Individuals Connected to a Hacking Group Charged With Online Identity Theft 9 INDIVIDUALS CONNECTED TO A HACKING GROUP CHARGED WITH ONLINE IDENTITY THEFT

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Jun 12, 2019

Nine Individuals Connected to a Hacking Group Charged With Online Identity Theft and Other Related Charges Six individuals connected to a hacking group known to its members as “The Community” were charged in a fifteen count indictment unsealed today with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, ...

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Cybersecurity pros think the enemy is winning CYBERSECURITY PROS THINK THE ENEMY IS WINNING

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Jun 11, 2019

There is a saying in security that the bad guys are always one step ahead of defense. Two new sets of research reveal that the constant cat-and-a-mouse game is wearing on security professionals, and many feel they are losing in the war against cybercriminals. The first figures are from the Informati...

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Government No Longer Has to Choose Between Cybersecurity and Productivity GOVERNMENT NO LONGER HAS TO CHOOSE BETWEEN CYBERSECURITY AND PRODUCTIVITY

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Jun 11, 2019

It’s one of the oldest and trickiest balancing acts that government CIOs face: how to ensure the highest levels of cybersecurity without sacrificing end- user productivity. For years, organizations have struggled to weigh the benefits of adding security controls to combat cyber attacks versus ...

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The Importance of a Cybersecurity Strategy for the Business THE IMPORTANCE OF A CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY FOR THE BUSINESS

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Jun 11, 2019

Research conducted by AV-Test, an independent IT security institute, has revealed that nearly 350,000 new malware programs are created daily. It is unfortunate that some companies still consider malware to be a minor threat, not realizing that something as trivial as a malware-infected email may be ...

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Think you’re not susceptible to phishing? Think again THINK YOU’RE NOT SUSCEPTIBLE TO PHISHING? THINK AGAIN

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Jun 11, 2019

A version of this blog was originally published on 8 January 2018. On average, one in ten emails is a phishing scam. With all that experience, you’d think we’d be pretty good at spotting malicious messages by now. According to a PhishMe survey, many of us think that’s the case. Ver...

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Good enough security isn GOOD ENOUGH SECURITY ISN'T GOOD ENOUGH

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Jun 10, 2019

Just checking the cybersecurity box with a few well know measures is not enough with today’s extremely sophisticated cybercriminals and even Ransomware as a Service offerings. It is the equivalent of an ostrich putting its head in the sand or an opossum playing dead to ignore an impending thre...

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Vulnerability scanning – in house or third party? VULNERABILITY SCANNING – IN HOUSE OR THIRD PARTY?

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Jun 10, 2019

You can’t fix the flaws you don’t know about – and the clearer your sense of your organization’s overall security posture, the better equipped you are to improve it. Vulnerability assessments are a core requirement for IT security, and conducting them on a regular basis can h...

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How spammers use Google services HOW SPAMMERS USE GOOGLE SERVICES

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Jun 10, 2019

As you know, Google is not just a search tool, but multiple services used by billions of people every day: Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, Google Photos, Google Translate, the list goes on. And they are all integrated with each other. Calendar is linked to Gmail, Gmail to Google Drive, Google Drive t...

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Cybersecurity for End-users: Awareness is a Means, Not a Goal CYBERSECURITY FOR END-USERS: AWARENESS IS A MEANS, NOT A GOAL

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Jun 09, 2019

Due to the many cyber attacks that have taken place in recent years, organisations and (local) governments are increasingly putting cybersecurity on the agenda as a problem that needs to be tackled. Historically viewed as ‘merely an IT problem’ that can be solved through better programmi...

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Binding Link Between Cyber Warfare and IT Security BINDING LINK BETWEEN CYBER WARFARE AND IT SECURITY

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Jun 09, 2019

Strong territorial defense alone is not enough to combat today’s risks, as the Internet created another space for people to operate and to move beyond the physical world. Individuals, private companies and the public sector need to maintain a defensive posture when it comes to watching over th...

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Some Cisco Devices May Be Vulnerable To Hacker Attacks SOME CISCO DEVICES MAY BE VULNERABLE TO HACKER ATTACKS

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Jun 07, 2019

Intel has been in the news several times over the last 18 months due to serious security flaws that have been found in their chipsets, beginning with the dreaded Spectre and Meltdown flaws.  Now with MDS attacks, they're not the only ones. Recently, researchers have discovered serious flaws...

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5 ways to detect a phishing email – with examples 5 WAYS TO DETECT A PHISHING EMAIL – WITH EXAMPLES

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Jun 06, 2019

Phishing is one of the most longstanding and dangerous methods of cyber crime. It uses deceptive messages to trick victims into clicking bogus links, downloading malicious attachments or sending sensitive information. Despite what people think they know about phishing, they consistently fall victim....

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Information Security Learn Path at Enterprise World INFORMATION SECURITY LEARN PATH AT ENTERPRISE WORLD

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Jun 06, 2019

Security has become job #1 for every organization and that’s especially true when it comes to Enterprise Information Management (EIM). The Information Security Learn Path at OpenText™ Enterprise World 2019 in Toronto provides practical tools and best practices for using OpenText products...

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6 Bookmark Worthy Cyber Security Blogs You Should Follow Right Away 6 BOOKMARK WORTHY CYBER SECURITY BLOGS YOU SHOULD FOLLOW RIGHT AWAY

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Jun 06, 2019

Online security and data privacy are two of the hottest topics in the industry at present. And if you are someone who is working in the domain of cyber security or planning to pursue a career in cybersecurity, it is imperative to stay updated with the ongoing trends in the domain. While many people ...

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Why your employees are a cybersecurity threat WHY YOUR EMPLOYEES ARE A CYBERSECURITY THREAT

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Jun 06, 2019

In mid-April, Bodybuilding.com announced that its company network had been breached by hackers. This would only be a blip in the endless stream of data breach headlines – security firm Positive Technologies reports that cyberattacks affected billions of people in 2018 – except that it wa...

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A10 Networks adds zero-day automated protection (ZAP) to DDoS Defence A10 NETWORKS ADDS ZERO-DAY AUTOMATED PROTECTION (ZAP) TO DDOS DEFENCE

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Jun 05, 2019

A10 Networks has announced Zero-day Automated Protection (ZAP) capabilities to its Thunder Threat Protection System (TPS) family of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) defence solutions. The ZAP capabilities automatically recognise the characteristics of DDoS attacks and apply mitigation filters wi...

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Privileged Access Management Issues? Enter Tripwire Password Manager PRIVILEGED ACCESS MANAGEMENT ISSUES? ENTER TRIPWIRE PASSWORD MANAGER

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Jun 04, 2019

So, you have 2000 network devices in your environment and everyone is telling you that you have to rotate all 2000 device passwords every 30, 60 or 90 days (at a minimum) — who has time for that?! How are you going to manage this? The task seems monumental and time-consuming!  If nothing ...

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Cybersecurity Attacks 101: Phishing, Cryptojacking and Ransomware CYBERSECURITY ATTACKS 101: PHISHING, CRYPTOJACKING AND RANSOMWARE

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Jun 04, 2019

Malware is getting smarter. Cybercriminals now use artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to get better at tricking users into running malicious code and giving away sensitive data. Three client-side attacks have been among the most popular over the past two years and will remain threats...

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ANOTHER MAC BUG LETS HACKERS INVISIBLY CLICK SECURITY PROMPTS ANOTHER MAC BUG LETS HACKERS INVISIBLY CLICK SECURITY PROMPTS

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Jun 03, 2019

TWO HOURS INTO his keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developer's Conference last June, senior vice president Craig Federighi revealed a new privacy feature in MacOS Mojave that forces applications to ask the user if they want to "allow" or "deny" any request to access sensit...

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Ransomware: To Blame or Not to Blame in Baltimore Cyberattack? RANSOMWARE: TO BLAME OR NOT TO BLAME IN BALTIMORE CYBERATTACK?

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Jun 02, 2019

As the city of Baltimore continues to recover from the devastating ransomware attack that struck on May 7, 2019, the total incident costs are estimated to be at least $18.2 million, according to the Baltimore Sun. City leaders have not given a timetable for how long the total recovery effort will ta...

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Next Generation Cyber Threats: Images NEXT GENERATION CYBER THREATS: IMAGES

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May 31, 2019

Cybersecurity is probably the most rapidly changing area of IT, and cyber-criminals are becoming increasingly more sophisticated in their bid to breach an organization's security and steal their crown jewels - their information. Traditional Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology provides protecti...

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Incident Of The Week: Checkers Restaurants Details Data Breach INCIDENT OF THE WEEK: CHECKERS RESTAURANTS DETAILS DATA BREACH

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May 31, 2019

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. notified its customers that about 15% of its restaurants in 20 states may have had data exposures possibly starting back into 2015, and some lasting until about mid-April this year. The company operates and franchises nearly 900 restaurants. The data security issue...

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5 Crucial Tips to Improve Your Employees Awareness of Cyber Threats 5 CRUCIAL TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR EMPLOYEES AWARENESS OF CYBER THREATS

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May 31, 2019

Cyber protection is an essential aspect of every company’s governance strategy. What’s more, it might even be the most crucial part of security in general. Cyber threats are a huge problem today, and they have been an increasing threat for quite some time. For example, spam is still ther...

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12 Best Cybersecurity Practices in 2019 12 BEST CYBERSECURITY PRACTICES IN 2019

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May 30, 2019

It’s no exaggeration: any company can fall victim to cyber crime. Reports of cyber attacks come from government organizations, educational and healthcare institutions, banks, law firms, nonprofits, and many other organizations. Hackers, insider threats, ransomware, and other dangers are out th...

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5 FUNDAMENTAL CYBER SECURITY TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS 5 FUNDAMENTAL CYBER SECURITY TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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May 30, 2019

From the benefits of multifactor authentication to data breach recovery and prevention tips, our business security blog has over 80 entries relating to data and cyber security. Below, we highlight five fundamental cyber security tips your business needs to follow based on popular topics on our blog....

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The 8 Elements of an Information Security Policy THE 8 ELEMENTS OF AN INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY

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May 30, 2019

Security threats are constantly evolving, and compliance requirements are becoming increasingly complex. Organizations large and small must create a comprehensive security program to cover both challenges. Without a security policy, it is impossible to coordinate and enforce a security program acros...

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ITProPortal: CrowdStrike Discusses Life Beyond Malware ITPROPORTAL: CROWDSTRIKE DISCUSSES LIFE BEYOND MALWARE

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May 28, 2019

The traditional cybersecurity model is an outdated one, focused on building up the perimeter defenses of an organization like some sort of medieval fortress, in an effort to mitigate the threat of incoming malware. However, it is an uncomfortable fact for many that the multi-million-dollar cybersecu...

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Return to the City of Cron – Malware Infections on Joomla and WordPress RETURN TO THE CITY OF CRON – MALWARE INFECTIONS ON JOOMLA AND WORDPRESS

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May 27, 2019

We recently had a client that had a persistent malware infection on their shared hosting environment that would re-infect the files quickly after we had cleaned them. The persistence was being created by a cron that was scheduled to download malware from a third party domain. Persistent Malware Infe...

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Cyber Security Today: Beware of email lawsuit scam, an Android missed call con and how’s your country doing? CYBER SECURITY TODAY: BEWARE OF EMAIL LAWSUIT SCAM, AN ANDROID MISSED CALL CON AND HOW’S YOUR COUNTRY DOING?

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May 27, 2019

Beware of email lawsuit scam, an Android missed call con and how’s your country doing? Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday May 27th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanda.com It’s Memorial Day in the U.S., hope you’re havi...

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Why Cyber Security Is Important For Your Business? WHY CYBER SECURITY IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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May 27, 2019

Huge companies have turned much of their attention toward cybersecurity nowadays. As a famous person once said “handling of company data should be your top priority”, we couldn’t agree more with it. Technology is amazing, and technology has made it much easier for us to live our li...

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The IT Security Challenges All Small Businesses Face THE IT SECURITY CHALLENGES ALL SMALL BUSINESSES FACE

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May 26, 2019

The world’s rapidly increasing cyber attacks do not know where to stay and are evolving their attack methods on a daily basis. Many companies regardless of size are good prey for attackers. The impact of cyber attacks continues to increase, regardless of the size of the company or organization...

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How To Become An Ethical Hacker – Learn Hacking Step By Step HOW TO BECOME AN ETHICAL HACKER – LEARN HACKING STEP BY STEP

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May 25, 2019

Ethical Hacking is the process of penetrating into the system to find out vulnerabilities, threats, etc. In general ethical hacking is mainly performed to improve the security of the network. Normally ethical hackers utilize the same methods by the malicious hackers but the ethical hackers do everyt...

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Most security pros have considered quitting due to a lack of resources MOST SECURITY PROS HAVE CONSIDERED QUITTING DUE TO A LACK OF RESOURCES

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May 24, 2019

Security professionals believe their jobs and the overall security of their organizations would benefit from an autonomous security solution that could automatically react to and prevent attacks. More technology is harming cybersecurity. The survey found that security professionals are not being hel...

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Cybersecurity is a top-level management priority CYBERSECURITY IS A TOP-LEVEL MANAGEMENT PRIORITY

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May 23, 2019

Despite all the warnings, cybercrime has long been seen as a pure IT issue rather than a business risk. It took the effects of the NotPetya attack in 2017 to change this view, as several large companies reported high losses. According to reports, the attack cost transport giants Maersk and FedEx, ad...

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Why You Should Forget Everything You Know About Cyber Security? WHY YOU SHOULD FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT CYBER SECURITY?

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May 23, 2019

In the 1990s, Olestra, a no-calorie artificial fat appeared in snack foods. It promised consumers the ability to eat delicious and fattening foods without gaining weight. Unfortunately, Olestra had a swift fall from grace when angry consumers, felled by crippling gastrointestinal pains, filed lawsui...

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A Cybersecurity Guide for Digital Nomads A CYBERSECURITY GUIDE FOR DIGITAL NOMADS

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May 21, 2019

Technology has unlocked a new type of worker, unlike any we have seen before—the digital nomad. Digital nomads are people who use technologies like WiFi, smart devices, and cloud-based applications to work from wherever they please. For some digital nomads, this means their favorite coffee sho...

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Key Takeaways from Our Latest Global Threat Landscape Report KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM OUR LATEST GLOBAL THREAT LANDSCAPE REPORT

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May 21, 2019

Looking back at the threat landscape of the first quarter of 2019 shows that cybercriminals are not just becoming increasingly sophisticated in terms of their attack methods and tools, they are also becoming very diverse. Attackers are increasingly using a broad range of attack strategies, from targ...

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Don’t have your account hijacked. Secure your online accounts with more than a password, says Google DON’T HAVE YOUR ACCOUNT HIJACKED. SECURE YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNTS WITH MORE THAN A PASSWORD, SAYS GOOGLE

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May 20, 2019

Research published at the end of last week argues that the typical user can significantly harden the security of their online accounts by linking a recovery phone number that can send an alert if there is suspicious activity on the account. The research, conducted by a team from Google alongside res...

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BUYERS GUIDE TO PENETRATION TESTING SERVICES BUYERS GUIDE TO PENETRATION TESTING SERVICES

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May 17, 2019

Unquestionably, the Internet is a wonderful thing - it has opened up business links across the globe and given consumers competitive choice. However, now that you can buy products or services from anyone, anywhere, how do you know what you’re buying - and from whom? This also applies to the fi...

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Flaws Found in Google’s Titan Security Key FLAWS FOUND IN GOOGLE’S TITAN SECURITY KEY

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May 17, 2019

Google recalled their Titan hardware security keys this week after discovering serious vulnerabilities. The vulnerability existed due to a misconfiguration in the keys, which allowed attackers to hijack the security keys. The Titan security keys are physical devices which offer two-factor authentica...

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CVE-2019-0708 – A Critical “Wormable” Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Windows RDP CVE-2019-0708 – A CRITICAL “WORMABLE” REMOTE CODE EXECUTION VULNERABILITY IN WINDOWS RDP

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May 17, 2019

This is an important security advisory related to a recently patched Critical remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Service (RDP). The vulnerability is identified as “CVE-2019-0708 – Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability”. Thi...

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What is VAPT and how does it support Cyber and Data Security? WHAT IS VAPT AND HOW DOES IT SUPPORT CYBER AND DATA SECURITY?

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May 16, 2019

Cybersecurity is one of the most crucial concerns for every enterprise and technology administrators today. Hackers these days are aware of all the general vulnerabilities that businesses are subject to and are ready to compromise the security as per their convenience. It is very important to guard ...

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SQL injection attack: Your website might be undergoing one right away SQL INJECTION ATTACK: YOUR WEBSITE MIGHT BE UNDERGOING ONE RIGHT AWAY

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May 15, 2019

Injection, this word not only terrifies children but also, is a cause of immense worry for those who have suffered from ‘injection’ attacks. Last week, 90% of the deployed cyber-attacks were injection attacks. In an injection attack, attacker injects a malware or malicious code in a quer...

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IS DYNAMIC ANALYSIS ENOUGH TO STOP EVASIVE MALWARE ATTACKS? IS DYNAMIC ANALYSIS ENOUGH TO STOP EVASIVE MALWARE ATTACKS?

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May 15, 2019

If you've been following industry news, you often hear about major malware infections and their impact, but rarely do you learn why these attacks were successful in the first place. While a portion of malware is stopped by anti-virus and next-gen solutions, cybercriminals are turning to the art ...

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Cyber-Stronger Together: The Systemwide Security Awareness Group CYBER-STRONGER TOGETHER: THE SYSTEMWIDE SECURITY AWARENESS GROUP

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May 15, 2019

One hundred fifty years ago, it was not uncommon for friends and neighbors to band together to help one another build a barn. It made for quick work, and just a bit of effort from everyone completed the construction infinitely faster than one family could do on its own. To some extent, this is the t...

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Mobile threats are everywhere – here’s what you can do MOBILE THREATS ARE EVERYWHERE – HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN DO

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May 14, 2019

Even if your company issues you a locked-down smartphone, embracing best security practices remains vital. Our smartphones. Where would we be without them? If you’re anything like me, making a phone call is the fifth or sixth reason to reach for your Android or iPhone. Whichever OS you favor, ...

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FINANCIAL CYBER THREATS: 10 CASES OF INSIDER BANK ATTACKS FINANCIAL CYBER THREATS: 10 CASES OF INSIDER BANK ATTACKS

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May 14, 2019

It is reported that at least 60% of cyber-attacks in financial institutions are attributed to privileged users, third-party partners, or malicious employees. This occasionally happens through employee negligence, or when an employee has malicious intentions, leading them to commit deliberate sabotag...

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Confidence: the perception and reality of cybersecurity threats CONFIDENCE: THE PERCEPTION AND REALITY OF CYBERSECURITY THREATS

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May 14, 2019

At RSA 2019, we conducted a survey that netted 733 respondents along with interviews between Javvad Malik, former security advocate at AT&T Cybersecurity, and security experts. The full results are in his comprehensive and informative research report. Following are a few highlights: Phishing is ...

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Data Security Regulations Overview by Industry: Finance DATA SECURITY REGULATIONS OVERVIEW BY INDUSTRY: FINANCE

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May 14, 2019

It has now been one year since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered our lives. And in the United States, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will be one-year-old on June 28, 2019. Although these two regulations have made big headlines recently, our economic landsca...

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How To Stop Webcam Hacking By Boosting Its Security? HOW TO STOP WEBCAM HACKING BY BOOSTING ITS SECURITY?

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May 14, 2019

Not a multi-day passes by that we don’t hear any of the cyber security attacks – be it information leaks, phishing tricks, ransomware, or infections – however What About Somebody Remotely Monitoring To Your Webcam? It’s normal today for a home to be furnished with security ge...

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Malware less Emails: Cyber attackers’ invisible cloak MALWARE LESS EMAILS: CYBER ATTACKERS’ INVISIBLE CLOAK

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May 13, 2019

Cyber attackers have been known to move ahead with time. They observe the trends in the society, analyse the demographics and work on building up strategies that can help them achieve malicious intent. With the advancement in the strategies employed by the attackers, the cyber vigilantes are also be...

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SiteLock 2019 Website Security Report: Protecting Websites in the Age of Stealth Attacks SITELOCK 2019 WEBSITE SECURITY REPORT: PROTECTING WEBSITES IN THE AGE OF STEALTH ATTACKS

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May 13, 2019

Among the cryptojacking-buzz, Facebook’s data breach saga, and nation-state attacks on companies like Nissan, you likely noticed a trend of high-profile cybercrime in 2018. However, after studying website attacks that plagued 2018, a new trend arises. Cybercriminals swept the web with secrecy,...

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Practical Ways to Reduce Ransomware Impact: Actions You Can Take Today PRACTICAL WAYS TO REDUCE RANSOMWARE IMPACT: ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TODAY

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May 13, 2019

During the past year, Cisco Security Incident Response Services has provided emergency incident response services for many customers dealing with incidents that sometimes become a ransomware event. In many cases, we were engaged by the company at the first sign of trouble and were able to help conta...

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SECURING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY WAY SECURING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY WAY

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May 13, 2019

Homeland security was not a thing much on the minds of anyone prior to Sept. 11, 2001. That changed with the successful terrorist attacks and shined a rather large spotlight on an ever-growing threat through cyber channels. In addition to creation of a new federal agency and cabinet position, this s...

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Sharepoint vulnerability exploited in the wild SHAREPOINT VULNERABILITY EXPLOITED IN THE WILD

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May 10, 2019

AT&T Alien Labs has seen a number of reports of active exploitation of a vulnerability in Microsoft Sharepoint (CVE-2019-0604). One report by the Saudi Cyber Security Centre appears to be primarily targeted at organisations within the kingdom. An earlier report by the Canadian Cyber Security Cen...

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BEWARE OF FAKE ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE BEWARE OF FAKE ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE

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May 10, 2019

There is a vast amount of information passing from one device to another on a global scale and this has led to an increased risk of viruses, Trojans, malware, spyware, and other forms of cyber threats. Cybersecurity literacy and hygienic browsing habits are major defense against cyber threats. Many ...

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Best Antivirus For Android Smartphone- Do You Really Need One? BEST ANTIVIRUS FOR ANDROID SMARTPHONE- DO YOU REALLY NEED ONE?

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May 10, 2019

Do I really need an antivirus on my Smartphone? This may have been an inquiry around many years before, times are changing and a significant number of processing assignments used to take place on a computer system, now they currently happen on a Smartphone or tablet. However with a fast increment in...

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Different types of cyber attacks DIFFERENT TYPES OF CYBER ATTACKS

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May 09, 2019

A lot of organisations have experienced cyber attacks, but how are they actually hit? There are many types of cyber attack, and the one the criminal hacker chooses depends on what they are trying to do. Some want data, whereas others want a ransom to be paid. The most common types of cyber attack ar...

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Best Antivirus Software List 2019 (New List) BEST ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE LIST 2019 (NEW LIST)

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May 08, 2019

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

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The art of pushing left in application security THE ART OF PUSHING LEFT IN APPLICATION SECURITY

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May 08, 2019

Today, software is being developed at a breakneck speed. Agile development and the aggressive adoption of DevOps is leading to an abundance of functionality and feature sets, or pieces of code pushed out to consumers at a record pace.  These one-click opportunities may indeed get us what we wan...

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Lax Telco Security Allows Mobile Phone Hijacking and Redirects LAX TELCO SECURITY ALLOWS MOBILE PHONE HIJACKING AND REDIRECTS

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May 08, 2019

A Q&A with Kaspersky Lab researcher David Jacoby examines a gaping hole in the telco customer-service process that allows adversaries to commandeer phone calls. As anyone who has called into a bank or utility provider lately knows, security for customer service routines – the prescribed wa...

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Customers Deserve Transparency to Manage Risk CUSTOMERS DESERVE TRANSPARENCY TO MANAGE RISK

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May 08, 2019

Our commitment to customers is to be open and transparent, especially as it relates to issues that could negatively impact their business. At Cisco, our leadership made the decision over twenty years ago that we would clearly communicate with customers about technical or other issues that could pote...

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7 Critical, and Often Overlooked, Ways to Improve Your Cybersecurity 7 CRITICAL, AND OFTEN OVERLOOKED, WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CYBERSECURITY

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May 08, 2019

What you don’t know can, and will, hurt you. Cybersecurity is now at the forefront of business IT needs. If you ignore it, it won’t go away, and even worse, your customers will look elsewhere to get the services they need if you’re not providing them. It’s time to face the mu...

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THE LATEST BEST PRACTICE PASSWORD POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS THE LATEST BEST PRACTICE PASSWORD POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS

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May 08, 2019

Passwords are supposed to keep us safe. In fact, they’re a high-security risk. You’d be forgiven for assuming that your junior staff would be the users with the least security awareness. But it’s simply not true. Stats show people who work at high levels use...

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How Regular Cyber Security Assessments and Audits Help Your Organization HOW REGULAR CYBER SECURITY ASSESSMENTS AND AUDITS HELP YOUR ORGANIZATION

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May 07, 2019

Understanding your weaknesses through regular cyber security audits and assessments is critical. Without them, it’s difficult to withstand cyber attacks and protect your organization. As the wise Japanese author Shusaku Endo noted, ““Every weakness contains within itself a strength...

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Dear YouTubers, phishers are after your accounts DEAR YOUTUBERS, PHISHERS ARE AFTER YOUR ACCOUNTS

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May 07, 2019

Do you have a channel on YouTube? How’s it doing — got more than a thousand subscribers yet? If so, you can expect a message something like this: “We’re evaluating your request for monetizing your YouTube channel.” The problem is, it might be fake. In the wake of recent...

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Practicing cyber resiliency in the digital age PRACTICING CYBER RESILIENCY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

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May 06, 2019

Retail’s digital transformation has ushered in a new era of data, which allows retailers to work smarter, innovate faster and serve customers better, but it has also introduced new risks. PwC U.S. Cybersecurity and Privacy Leader Sean Joyce says when it comes to cybersecurity, being resilient ...

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How the Internet Got Hijacked – For a While HOW THE INTERNET GOT HIJACKED – FOR A WHILE

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May 03, 2019

A measly Nigerian ISP has hijacked internet traffic meant for Google’s data centers. The incident, called a BGP hijack, occurred last November 12, between 13:12 and 14:35, Pacific Time, according to Google. The incident was first detected and reported by an online service that monitors the rou...

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Tracking Your Adversary with a Threat Intelligence Platform TRACKING YOUR ADVERSARY WITH A THREAT INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM

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May 02, 2019

Anomali’s slogan is “Tracking The Adversary,” or as I like to say it, “Tracking Your Adversary.” Many of my prospects and customers ask me, “How does your platform help me to track my adversaries?” My response is that it takes a lot more effort than what I t...

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Integrating Cloud-Native Security Across Multi-Cloud Networks INTEGRATING CLOUD-NATIVE SECURITY ACROSS MULTI-CLOUD NETWORKS

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May 01, 2019

In today’s rapidly evolving, digitally-driven economy, the window of opportunity that businesses have to capitalize on shifting markets and consumer demands is continually getting shorter. To keep up, application developers and IT teams need to also perpetually shorten the development lifecycl...

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Dispelling Myths Around SGX Malware DISPELLING MYTHS AROUND SGX MALWARE

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Apr 29, 2019

SGX-based malware may not be as troublesome as believed. We'll explain why that is and how Symantec is ready to deal with such malware if they were to appear. A group of security researchers from Graz University of Technology recently disclosed detailed methods of deploying attacks from inside I...

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Why Marketing Departments Are Cyber Security Targets WHY MARKETING DEPARTMENTS ARE CYBER SECURITY TARGETS

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Apr 29, 2019

Because of what they do, marketing departments are potential cybersecurity risks themselves, and digital bad actors are well aware of it. "Since marketers are more closely connected to networking on social media, they share a lot of close-to-home data," writes Sam Bocetta, a now-retired se...

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Cybersecurity Assessments: How to Achieve Your Target Security Posture CYBERSECURITY ASSESSMENTS: HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR TARGET SECURITY POSTURE

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Apr 29, 2019

Every company’s journey to become more secure is unique. The factors that may impact your target security profile include operating risk, unique operating workflows, policies, procedures, risk tolerance, and more. Unfortunately, it is impossible to become 100-percent risk free. The goal should...

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Mobile Security Tips for How to Keep Your Android Mobile Safe MOBILE SECURITY TIPS FOR HOW TO KEEP YOUR ANDROID MOBILE SAFE

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Apr 27, 2019

Mobile security should be every Android user’s concern. This is not only just because your Android phone plays an important role in your daily life. But more importantly, guaranteeing rigid mobile security is imperative to secure all files and information that your Android phone stores. To lea...

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THE BIGGEST THREAT TO YOUR ORGANIZATION’S DATA: AN INSIDER THE BIGGEST THREAT TO YOUR ORGANIZATION’S DATA: AN INSIDER

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Apr 26, 2019

The largest cyberattacks that have managed to make the headlines, like Yahoo, Equifax, and Target, are data breaches on a large scale caused by hacktivists, state-sponsored hackers, and cyber criminals. These attacks dominate the news headlines featuring the company name and the attacker. They can b...

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How Android Virus Scan Protects your Devices? HOW ANDROID VIRUS SCAN PROTECTS YOUR DEVICES?

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Apr 25, 2019

Running an Android virus scan is the process of searching your Android phone for any malware using a mobile antivirus app. Android security is a top concern. One way to guarantee top-notch protection is by conducting regular Android virus scans, and an effective way to attain this is by installing t...

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MOST COMMON CYBER ATTACKS OF 2019 Q1 MOST COMMON CYBER ATTACKS OF 2019 Q1

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Apr 25, 2019

2018 has definitely witnessed a number of notable cyberattacks. To name a few, the time when the city systems of the City of Alaska locked down for over a week after a cyberattack, theft of credit card details of 400,000 customers of British Airways through their official mobile application, comprom...

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Best Free Antivirus for Android App BEST FREE ANTIVIRUS FOR ANDROID APP

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Apr 25, 2019

Antivirus for Android apps are widely available on the Google Play Store. These are Android applications that help users in keeping their phones secure. However, to guarantee excellent Android security, you must select an antivirus for Android app that can provide the optimum level of security that ...

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AT&T Cybersecurity develops new AlienApp for Box for highly secure content management in the cloud AT&T CYBERSECURITY DEVELOPS NEW ALIENAPP FOR BOX FOR HIGHLY SECURE CONTENT MANAGEMENT IN THE CLOUD

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Apr 25, 2019

Today, I’m excited to share that we have released AlienApp for Box, a new security integration between AT&T Cybersecurity and Box, a leader in cloud content management. This new feature within USM Anywhere takes advantage of Box's granular logging capabilities and powerful APIs to add ...

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The Cyber Security Pressure Cooker THE CYBER SECURITY PRESSURE COOKER

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Apr 25, 2019

Too much complexity, too many distractions, too much noise – it’s all taking a steep, personal toll on the people working the front lines of cyber security Feeling stressed? Burnt out? Overwhelmed by the perfect storm of regulation, new threat vectors, well-funded adversaries, rapid tech...

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Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2019 GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY OUTLOOK 2019

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Apr 25, 2019

How did you start your day today? Was it turning off the alarm on your phone, then quickly scanning for any messages you received since last night? Did you check a weather app to see if you needed to take an umbrella? Did you use GPS to avoid traffic as you drove to work? If you’re like many p...

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The Future of Payments? Frictionless THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS? FRICTIONLESS

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Apr 25, 2019

The financial industry has been turned on its head over the past 10 years. The emergence of fintech players like Stripe, Square and PayPal have pushed banks to innovate in ways they haven’t since the ATM was implemented. With an estimated $500 billion retail market spend per year, what’s...

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How Improving Your Cyber Security Posture Benefits Your Bottom Line HOW IMPROVING YOUR CYBER SECURITY POSTURE BENEFITS YOUR BOTTOM LINE

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Apr 24, 2019

Your security posture and company’s profitability are more closely linked than you may realize. Admit it: Growing and protecting your company’s bottom line is a top priority. While many business professionals feign their organization’s mission or value statement as their ultimate d...

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Beapy: Cryptojacking Worm Hits Enterprises in China BEAPY: CRYPTOJACKING WORM HITS ENTERPRISES IN CHINA

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Apr 24, 2019

Cryptojacking campaign we have dubbed Beapy is exploiting the EternalBlue exploit and primarily impacting enterprises in China. Beapy is a cryptojacking campaign impacting enterprises that uses the EternalBlue exploit and stolen and hardcoded credentials to spread rapidly across networks. Beapy acti...

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NovaLoader, yet another Brazilian banking malware family NOVALOADER, YET ANOTHER BRAZILIAN BANKING MALWARE FAMILY

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Apr 24, 2019

As part of our daily threat tracking activity, ThreatLabZ researchers recently came across an interesting Brazilian banking malware campaign. The malware, NovaLoader, was written in Delphi and made extensive use of Visual Basic Script (VBS) scripting language. Although the final payload was not enti...

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Making your MFA secure: tips from a security architect MAKING YOUR MFA SECURE: TIPS FROM A SECURITY ARCHITECT

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Apr 24, 2019

Many security breaches take place when attackers gain access to Internet-facing applications by using compromised credentials. As an added layer of security against leaked credentials, organizations have been implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA) mechanisms to verify the identity of users c...

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Think Cybersecurity Insurance Will Save You? Think Again THINK CYBERSECURITY INSURANCE WILL SAVE YOU? THINK AGAIN

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Apr 24, 2019

By this point, we know that state-sponsored cyber-attacks are a thing. Time and again, we see headlines to this effect, whether it’s election hacking, IP theft, or mega-breaches. For your average consumer, it’s troubling. But for executives at organizations that are targeted, it’s ...

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Essential Android Security Checklist in 2019 ESSENTIAL ANDROID SECURITY CHECKLIST IN 2019

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Apr 24, 2019

Android security should be prioritized. As an Android user, guaranteeing the overall protection of your phone is a primary concern. Countless mobile threats can compromise not just the security of your android phone, but also the personal data stored in it. You must be knowledgeable enough on how to...

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Hacker to Dump 1 Billion Records Online: How Can You Protect Yourself? HACKER TO DUMP 1 BILLION RECORDS ONLINE: HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOURSELF?

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Apr 24, 2019

A hacker, who goes by the name Gnosticplayers, has made it his goal to put up for sale the data of over 1 billion users.  According to a ZDNet article, he is getting close to that end goal, after releasing 65.5 million records last week, for a grand total of 932 million records since February. ...

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Application Delivery Use Cases for Cloud and On-Premise Applications APPLICATION DELIVERY USE CASES FOR CLOUD AND ON-PREMISE APPLICATIONS

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Apr 23, 2019

Most of us use web applications in our daily lives, whether at work or for personal reasons. These applications include sites offering banking and financial services, payroll, utilities, online training, just to name a few. Users get frustrated, sometimes annoyed, if the applications – such as...

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Software as a Security nightmare: The risks of collaboration on the cloud SOFTWARE AS A SECURITY NIGHTMARE: THE RISKS OF COLLABORATION ON THE CLOUD

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Apr 23, 2019

It’s no secret that collaboration is the bedrock of business. In fact, a Stanford University study demonstrated that merely priming employees to act in a collaborative fashion — without changing their environment or workflow — makes them more engaged, more persistent, more successf...

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SOCIAL MEDIA IS A CYBERSECURITY BACKDOOR TO YOUR ENTERPRISE SOCIAL MEDIA IS A CYBERSECURITY BACKDOOR TO YOUR ENTERPRISE

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Apr 23, 2019

Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube or the latest online game. Yes, these are the new temptations facing employees on a daily basis. It starts with just a peek; maybe a few minutes, and then before you know it, it’s 5:30 p.m. already. OK, so be honest. Just how much time do you spe...

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What is Anti-spyware? WHAT IS ANTI-SPYWARE?

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Apr 22, 2019

As its name suggests, an anti-spyware program is a spyware protection software much like an antivirus program. It is designed to detect, prevent, and remove spyware and adware infections on computing devices. Antispyware program are also known as spyware remover, spyware cleaner, and spyware detecto...

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Passwords, passwords everywhere PASSWORDS, PASSWORDS EVERYWHERE

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Apr 21, 2019

Throughout our blogs and guidance, the NCSC have said how important it is to change your password policies (if necessary) to make it easier for users to choose 'good' ones. This includes using password blacklists (that is, making sure your users can't choose any passwords commonly found ...

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Botnet Definition and How to Detect Them BOTNET DEFINITION AND HOW TO DETECT THEM

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Apr 20, 2019

Botnet is a network of malicious computers infected with bot malware and remotely controlled by the cyber attackers. Botnets are used by hackers for different attack purposes such as to send spam/phishing emails, launch Distributed Denial of Service Attacks or in some scenarios, botnet authors rent ...

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What is a Worm Virus? WHAT IS A WORM VIRUS?

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Apr 18, 2019

A worm virus is a type of malware that clones itself throughout a network without any user interference. The modus operandi of Trojan horse is like virus in causing damage to the system. It exploits the vulnerability found in outdated security software to successfully steal confidential data, corrup...

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New malware in old Excel skins NEW MALWARE IN OLD EXCEL SKINS

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Apr 18, 2019

Why worry about making a new malware trick when you can tweak an old Excel spreadsheet to do the job for you? Hackers are now doing just that: They are using new techniques to leverage their attacks based on a feature over 25 years old called Excel 4.0 (XLM macros). Despite the age, this feature is ...

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Managing Privacy Compliance in the Cloud MANAGING PRIVACY COMPLIANCE IN THE CLOUD

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Apr 18, 2019

The number and complexity of regulations addressing data privacy continues to increase significantly. Companies offering cloud-based services must comply with these regulations or risk losing business due to customer trust issues and/or potential fines and other legal action. Compliance with regulat...

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What are the 6 data protection principles of the GDPR? WHAT ARE THE 6 DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES OF THE GDPR?

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Apr 18, 2019

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) outlines six principles that organisations must follow when collecting, processing and storing individuals’ personal data. Data controllers are responsible for complying with those principles, and they must have documented proof of how the organisa...

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Why your development team should care about software compliance WHY YOUR DEVELOPMENT TEAM SHOULD CARE ABOUT SOFTWARE COMPLIANCE

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Apr 18, 2019

Software compliance isn’t just a concern of security, development, and legal executives. Your developers and development managers should care about it too. Here’s why. How do you evaluate the quality of an application? A simple quality checklist would include these software performance c...

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Point of Sale Security Tips to Keep Your Data Safe POINT OF SALE SECURITY TIPS TO KEEP YOUR DATA SAFE

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Apr 18, 2019

Data security is critical given the volume of PII and transaction data being collected and stored by businesses. Any security breach, no matter how big or small, can tarnish your reputation and turn away customers. It happens everywhere, such as the loyalty program information breach Panera endured ...

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Siegeware and BAS attacks, an emerging threat SIEGEWARE AND BAS ATTACKS, AN EMERGING THREAT

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Apr 17, 2019

As technological solutions to cybercrime become increasingly advanced, able to preempt attacks and weed out vulnerabilities before they’re widely known, attackers also  become more adept at cloaking their presence and concealing their intent. The targets of attacks also change with the ti...

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The Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC): Advancing the state of software security THE SYNOPSYS CYBERSECURITY RESEARCH CENTER (CYRC): ADVANCING THE STATE OF SOFTWARE SECURITY

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Apr 17, 2019

The Synopsys Software Integrity Group is pleased to announce the public launch of CyRC (Cybersecurity Research Center). Our mission is simple—to advance the state of software security through research, innovation, and evangelism. More specifically, we strive to provide resources and informatio...

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10 steps to GDPR compliance: How prepared are you? 10 STEPS TO GDPR COMPLIANCE: HOW PREPARED ARE YOU?

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Apr 16, 2019

It’s not too late to comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The Regulation might have come into effect last year, but it’s requirements need to be regularly reviewed. As such, it doesn’t matter what your compliance posture was six months or a year ago. All that ...

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Here’s How You Can Better Mitigate a Cyberattack HERE’S HOW YOU CAN BETTER MITIGATE A CYBERATTACK

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Apr 16, 2019

Where does the attack landscape lead us into 2020? No one knows for sure, but strong indicators help Radware build logic chains to better forecast where the state of network security is heading in the future.  Last year alone, the initial attributable cost of cyberattacks increased by 52% and 9...

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5 reasons why you need a good antivirus 5 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A GOOD ANTIVIRUS

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Apr 16, 2019

In 1971 there was no internet – heck, there were barely any home computers! Nonetheless that’s when the first viruses appeared. Compared to today they were pretty tame. One of the earliest viruses, “Creeper”, just displayed the message “I’M A CREEPER : CATCH ME IF...

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Cyber attack powerlessness in the energy industry? CYBER ATTACK POWERLESSNESS IN THE ENERGY INDUSTRY?

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

Imagine one of your employees clicked on an email link that let attackers into your network. Imagine that you couldn’t produce energy, have lost control of your systems, and were sitting at the mercy of a ransom-seeking hacker or foreign nation-state intent on exercising political leverage. Wh...

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From .tk Redirects to PushKa Browser Notification Scam FROM .TK REDIRECTS TO PUSHKA BROWSER NOTIFICATION SCAM

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

In the past couple of years, we’ve been tracking a long-lasting campaign responsible for injecting malicious scripts into WordPress sites. This campaign leverages old vulnerabilities (patched a long time ago) found in a variety of outdated themes and plugins. However, it also adds new vulnerab...

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What is a Whaling Attack? Identify & Prevent Whale Phishing WHAT IS A WHALING ATTACK? IDENTIFY & PREVENT WHALE PHISHING

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

Are your company executives vulnerable to an attack? A whaling attack is very similar to a phishing attack, just with bigger targets such as the c-suite. In this article, learn how to stay ahead of the threat and prevent a data breach. What is a Whaling Attack? A whaling attack is a spear phishing a...

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The Importance of Securing Sensitive Data in a 5G World THE IMPORTANCE OF SECURING SENSITIVE DATA IN A 5G WORLD

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

The pace of change within communications networks is happening at speeds not seen since the shift from circuit-switched networks to IP began a couple of decades ago. Today, we are in the midst of the next major transformation to hit communications networks: the evolution to a new, 5G- and IPv6-enabl...

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Breaking Down 5 Different Types of Malware Every Small Business Should Know BREAKING DOWN 5 DIFFERENT TYPES OF MALWARE EVERY SMALL BUSINESS SHOULD KNOW

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

Modern malicious software — or malware for short — has reached unprecedented levels of sophistication, and as the attack landscape continues to evolve, new threats will undoubtedly emerge. Malware affecting websites poses a special danger to businesses. Even some of the world’s lar...

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Cyber-Physical Attacks are Finally for Real CYBER-PHYSICAL ATTACKS ARE FINALLY FOR REAL

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

A range of crucial sectors now face a growing risk of attacks that experts say have the potential to cause cyber-physical mayhem. Here’s a heart stopper: On March 21, the Department of Homeland Security and the FDA alerted cardiologists, hospitals, and patients that hundreds of thousands of im...

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FTC Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements, Privacy Rule Update FTC ANNOUNCES NEW CYBERSECURITY REQUIREMENTS, PRIVACY RULE UPDATE

blog article

Apr 13, 2019

In March, the Federal Trade Commission announced proposed updates to two key privacy and security regulations, the Safeguards Rule and Privacy Rule. Both rules implement regulations under the federal Gramm Leach Bliley Act, and the FTC seeks comments for both. The FTC’s proposed update to the ...

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MasterCard, Microsoft Team with Federal Agencies and Nonprofit to Launch Cyber Talent Initiative MASTERCARD, MICROSOFT TEAM WITH FEDERAL AGENCIES AND NONPROFIT TO LAUNCH CYBER TALENT INITIATIVE

blog article

Apr 13, 2019

Mastercard, in collaboration with Microsoft, Workday and the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service, launched the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative – a public-private partnership to recruit the nation’s best minds to defend against global cyberattacks. The Cybersecurity Tale...

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IoT, GDPR and More Cybersecurity Trends in 2019 IOT, GDPR AND MORE CYBERSECURITY TRENDS IN 2019

blog article

Apr 12, 2019

TÜV Rheinland released its Cybersecurity Trends 2019, a report that contains eight important developments in cybersecurity. TREND 1: Cybersecurity has become a topic for the management level Until recently, lack of cybersecurity was not seen as a business risk, but as an IT problem. Despite yea...

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How to Prevent Mirai Botnet DDoS Attacks? HOW TO PREVENT MIRAI BOTNET DDOS ATTACKS?

blog article

Apr 12, 2019

Mirai is a self-propagating botnet virus that infects internet-connected devices by turning them into a network of remotely controlled bots or zombies. This network of bots, known as a botnet, is mostly used to launch DDoS attacks. The Mirai botnet code infects internet devices that are poorly prote...

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Tips To Scan And Remove Those Nasty Viruses From Your Phone TIPS TO SCAN AND REMOVE THOSE NASTY VIRUSES FROM YOUR PHONE

blog article

Apr 12, 2019

Before we explore the possibility if mobile phones can get virus, let’s learn more about the viruses itself. We all are very well familiar with computer viruses. They are malicious programs that infect and corrupt the files present in the computer, disrupting its performance and wreaking havoc...

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Compliance & Data Security Solutions Software Info | Digital Defenses COMPLIANCE & DATA SECURITY SOLUTIONS SOFTWARE INFO | DIGITAL DEFENSES

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Apr 11, 2019

In my years working with technology and security data in the information security industry, I’ve heard numerous people confuse the word “compliance” with “security”.  We’ve all heard the stories in the news about an organization or company that was supposedly...

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How IT Governance can help with your cyber security concerns HOW IT GOVERNANCE CAN HELP WITH YOUR CYBER SECURITY CONCERNS

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

Cyber security is a complex topic, so we wouldn’t be surprised if you had questions about what your organisation should be doing. The threat of data breaches grows each year, organisations process more information than ever and the regulatory landscape is becoming a minefield to navigate. Fort...

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Can You Crack the Hack? CAN YOU CRACK THE HACK?

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

Struggling? We understand, it’s tricky! Here are two more clues: Hackers will often route login requests through proxy servers to avoid blacklisting their IP addresses It is a subset of Brute Force attacks, but different from credential cracking And the Answer Is. Credential stuffing! If you d...

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ISTR 2019: Cyber Skimming Payment Card Data Hits the Big Time ISTR 2019: CYBER SKIMMING PAYMENT CARD DATA HITS THE BIG TIME

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Apr 11, 2019

Formjacking, while by design less attention grabbing than ransomware, is becoming a pervasive form of money-making attack. During the past few years, we’ve seen alarming instances of nation states using cyber intrusions to sow political discord, infect critical infrastructure, and steal milita...

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GarrantyDecrypt Ransomware poses as EnigmaSoft GARRANTYDECRYPT RANSOMWARE POSES AS ENIGMASOFT'S SPYHUNTER

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Apr 11, 2019

G DATA analysts discovered a ransomware that poses as "Enigma SpyHunter5". SpyHunter is a "Malware Remediation Utility" by EnigmaSoft. The ransomware adopts the logo of SpyHunter as its icon, the file name is "SpyHunter5.exe" and it uses file properties that hint to Spy...

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More Than Half of Organizations with Cybersecurity Incident Response Plans Fail to Test Them MORE THAN HALF OF ORGANIZATIONS WITH CYBERSECURITY INCIDENT RESPONSE PLANS FAIL TO TEST THEM

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

A vast majority of organizations are still unprepared to properly respond to cybersecurity incidents, with 77 percent of survey respondents indicating they do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan applied consistently across the enterprise. The 2019 Cyber Resilient Organization study from ...

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New Cybersecurity Office to Open in West Virginia NEW CYBERSECURITY OFFICE TO OPEN IN WEST VIRGINIA

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

Legislation signed by West Virginia Governor creates a new cybersecurity office within the Office of Technology to assess the vulnerabilities of state agencies and unify security policies. The new office has the authority to set standards for cybersecurity and is charged with managing the cybersecur...

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The Ping is the Thing: Popular HTML5 Feature Used to Trick Chinese Mobile Users into Joining Latest DDoS Attack THE PING IS THE THING: POPULAR HTML5 FEATURE USED TO TRICK CHINESE MOBILE USERS INTO JOINING LATEST DDOS ATTACK

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

DDoS attacks have always been a major threat to network infrastructure and web applications. Attackers are always creating new ways to exploit legitimate services for malicious purposes, forcing us to constantly research DDoS attacks in our CDN to build advanced mitigations. We recently investigated...

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Cybersecurity Innovation and the Patent Landscape CYBERSECURITY INNOVATION AND THE PATENT LANDSCAPE

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

It can be expected that costs associated with cybercrime will rise in the near to medium term and have a material impact on the global economy – while putting individual citizens’ and corporations’ important data at risk by cyber criminals. The White House estimates that in 2016, m...

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Two Out of Three Hotels Inadvertently Leak Guests TWO OUT OF THREE HOTELS INADVERTENTLY LEAK GUESTS' PRIVATE DATA

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

Two out of three hotel websites inadvertently leak guests' booking details and personal data to third-party sites, including advertisers and analytics companies, according to research by Symantec Corp. The study looked at more than 1,500 hotel websites in 54 countries that ranged from two-star t...

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Three Reasons Cybercriminals Continue to Succeed in Breaching Some of the Biggest Brands THREE REASONS CYBERCRIMINALS CONTINUE TO SUCCEED IN BREACHING SOME OF THE BIGGEST BRANDS

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

In 2018, we witnessed some of the biggest data breaches ever – affecting businesses and consumers alike. From social media, hospitality, healthcare and even mail delivery, 2018 proved that there is no escaping cybersecurity flaws, regardless of the type of business or its popularity. For examp...

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How To Keep Better Tabs on Your Connected Apps HOW TO KEEP BETTER TABS ON YOUR CONNECTED APPS

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

Not that long ago, before data breaches dominated daily headlines, we felt secure with our social media apps. Conveniently, every website seemed to allow logging in with Facebook or Twitter instead of creating a whole new password, and families of apps quickly became their own industry. Third-party ...

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Attacks on Closed WordPress Plugins ATTACKS ON CLOSED WORDPRESS PLUGINS

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Apr 10, 2019

The WordPress plugin repository team may “close” plugins and restrict downloads when they become aware of a security issue that the developer cannot fix quickly. However, bad actors are actively monitoring the WordPress plugin repository, paying close attention to these closed plugins. T...

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Anatomy of a Cloud-Native Data Breach ANATOMY OF A CLOUD-NATIVE DATA BREACH

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Apr 10, 2019

Migrating computing resources to cloud environments opens up new attack surfaces previously unknown in the world of premise-based data centers. As a result, cloud-native data breaches frequently have different characteristics and follow a different progression than physical data breaches. Here is a ...

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Sometimes Threat Hunting Isn’t Enough SOMETIMES THREAT HUNTING ISN’T ENOUGH

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

Proactively searching for threats is critical, but organizations trying to stop advanced threats need to understand that threat hunting is only one piece of the protection profile. All too often the security industry gets caught up in marketing buzzwords, causing a lopsided focus on one part of a mu...

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Why Any Business Should Be Concerned About The Dark Web WHY ANY BUSINESS SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE DARK WEB

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

When we perform a search on the internet, most of us search the surface web.  This is where most of our web browsing and social media takes place.  The deep web – initially developed by the US military – is an unindexed section of the web, with much more information available; ...

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Why Does Linux Need Data Loss Prevention? WHY DOES LINUX NEED DATA LOSS PREVENTION?

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

Linux has earned a reputation of being the most secure operating system, but despite this, it still has its own security flaws. Deploying a secure operating system is an important starting point for every business, but even the most secure networks can be invaded. Similarly to the myth of the invuln...

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Seqrite MobiSMART for GDPR Compliance SEQRITE MOBISMART FOR GDPR COMPLIANCE

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

It has almost been a year now that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into effect. A landmark legislation in the history of data protection, GDPR has changed the way enterprises approach cybersecurity. With its many definitions and focus on data protection and security, enterpris...

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The most common causes of data breaches and how you can spot them THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF DATA BREACHES AND HOW YOU CAN SPOT THEM

blog article

Apr 09, 2019

The longer a breach goes undetected, the more embarrassing it is for the organisation in question. But what’s a good target for identifying an incident? According to Ponemon Institute’s 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study, it’s 100 days. The average cost of an incident discovered with...

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Out of the Shadows, Into the Network OUT OF THE SHADOWS, INTO THE NETWORK

blog article

Apr 09, 2019

Network security is a priority for every carrier worldwide. Investments in human resources and technology solutions to combat attacks are a significant part of carriers’ network operating budgets. The goal is to protect their networks by staying a few steps ahead of hackers. Currently, carrier...

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JCry – A Ransomware written in Golang JCRY – A RANSOMWARE WRITTEN IN GOLANG

blog article

Apr 09, 2019

For several months, QH Labs has been observing an upswing in ransomware activity. We found a new ransomware which is written in Go lang. Malware authors are finding it easy to write ransomware in Go lang rather than traditional programming languages. Infection of Jcry ransomware starts with a compro...

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10 Tips To Protect Your Emails From Getting Hacked 10 TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR EMAILS FROM GETTING HACKED

blog article

Apr 09, 2019

What is the most common form of communication in an organisation? Yes, you are right, it is email. It has truly revolutionized the way we contact and keep in touch with the people, be it in the vicinity or abroad. Currently, there are over 2 billion active email users around the world because it&rsq...

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SMBS MIDMARKET CONTINUE TO BE MASSIVE CYBERTHREAT TARGETS SMBS MIDMARKET CONTINUE TO BE MASSIVE CYBERTHREAT TARGETS

blog article

Apr 09, 2019

If you’re making the case for cyber resilience at your small to medium-sized organization, there is a whole slew of new data out there to help make your argument. Our ongoing blog series Bridging the Cyber Divide is all about helping you—the IT/security professional at a small-to-medium ...

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87% of organisations have an insufficient cyber security budget 87% OF ORGANISATIONS HAVE AN INSUFFICIENT CYBER SECURITY BUDGET

blog article

Apr 08, 2019

Although organizations are devoting more resources to cyber security in order to tackle the growing threat of data breaches, 87% say they don’t have the budget to meet their needs, a new report has found. According to the EY Global Information Security Survey 2018–19, organizations are f...

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Card-Scraping Malware Compromised AeroGrow Customer Payment Data CARD-SCRAPING MALWARE COMPROMISED AEROGROW CUSTOMER PAYMENT DATA

blog article

Apr 08, 2019

Ecommerce company AeroGrow International is the latest high-profile breach after its buy page was infected with credit card scraping malware for more than four months, AeroGrow announced in a letter to its customers and to the California Office of the Attorney General. The malicious code was probabl...

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DEALING WITH CYBERSECURITY STRESS DEALING WITH CYBERSECURITY STRESS

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Apr 08, 2019

You may be feeling stress at this very moment, but do you really understand what it is and where it comes from, especially as an IT Security professional? What is Stress Really? What do you consider stressful?  How do you spot stressful situations? According to WebMD, stress is: “the body...

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Four Tips to Help Tidy Up Your Tech FOUR TIPS TO HELP TIDY UP YOUR TECH

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Apr 08, 2019

This spring, many of us will roll up our sleeves and get down to business decluttering our homes. Garage sales will be held, basement storage rooms will be re-organized, and donations will be made.  Shouldn’t the same thing happen in our digital lives? After all, the average American will...

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DDoS Targeting WordPress Search DDOS TARGETING WORDPRESS SEARCH

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Apr 08, 2019

Have you ever stopped to think about how many resources a search engine has or if your website could handle the same amount of search traffic that Google does? Search engines play an important role on the internet and with how websites perform. One may say that they are the actual doorway to the onl...

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Are You Using Safe Android Antivirus? ARE YOU USING SAFE ANDROID ANTIVIRUS?

blog article

Apr 08, 2019

Tread carefully when it comes to Android security products – and never take an app provider’s claims at face value. In light of recent research showing that the majority of antivirus apps are pretty much useless, these messages are more relevant than ever. Here’s why many antivirus...

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Making Our Security Portfolio Simpler — and Better MAKING OUR SECURITY PORTFOLIO SIMPLER — AND BETTER

blog article

Apr 07, 2019

Since its inception in 2009, Incapsula has been a proud part of Imperva, the analyst-recognized cybersecurity leader. However, cybersecurity needs are evolving, and so are we. On April 7th, we will officially retire Incapsula.com. All of the great Incapsula web site content that wasn’t already...

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Security testers breach university cyber defences in two hours SECURITY TESTERS BREACH UNIVERSITY CYBER DEFENCES IN TWO HOURS

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Apr 05, 2019

More than 50 universities in the UK have had their lack of cyber defences exposed, with security testers breaching their systems in under two hours. The tests were conducted by Jisc, the agency that provides Internet services to the UK’s universities and research centres. The organization&rsqu...

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68% of Tested Antivirus Apps Put Android Users at Risk 68% OF TESTED ANTIVIRUS APPS PUT ANDROID USERS AT RISK

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Apr 05, 2019

Any time a user downloads a vulnerable or malicious mobile app, they could put your organization’s data at risk. Ironically, some malicious apps masquerade as ways to improve security, which can ensnare your most well-intentioned users. Research by AV-Comparatives, and independent organization...

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BEWARE – New BEWARE – NEW 'CREATIVE' PHISHING ATTACK YOU REALLY SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO

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Apr 05, 2019

A cybersecurity researcher who last month warned of a creative phishing campaign has now shared details of a new but similar attack campaign that has specifically been designed to target mobile users. Just like the previous campaign, the new phishing attack is also based on the idea that a malicious...

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IT leaders need to be wary of becoming addicted to gambling on cybersecurity IT LEADERS NEED TO BE WARY OF BECOMING ADDICTED TO GAMBLING ON CYBERSECURITY

blog article

Apr 05, 2019

Winning a bet is one of life’s little pleasures. People make bets all the time. Many people even like to place wagers on the outcome of those bets. The trouble is gambling can become an addiction. What many organizations don’t realize is just how often CISOs and CIOs are now routinely ga...

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Mobile applications: How to reduce fraud and increase trust MOBILE APPLICATIONS: HOW TO REDUCE FRAUD AND INCREASE TRUST

blog article

Apr 05, 2019

Applications have won mobile, that’s no longer news. As most organizations leverage mobile apps to enhance their users’ online experience, the whole mobile ecosystem is evolving accordingly. Cybercriminals and greedy individuals see in applications a surface to make money out of. Governm...

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National Cybersecurity Strategies: Commitment to Development NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY STRATEGIES: COMMITMENT TO DEVELOPMENT

blog article

Apr 04, 2019

In February 2019, the Cyber Policy Institute (CPI) and APNIC agreed to work together on complementary activities, particularly in the field of cyber capacity building in the Asia Pacific region. To start a conversation with the APNIC community, we are sharing some of the conclusions about a recent a...

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Unsecured databases found leaking half a billion resumes on the net UNSECURED DATABASES FOUND LEAKING HALF A BILLION RESUMES ON THE NET

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Apr 04, 2019

Barely a day goes by anymore without another report of sensitive data being left accessible to anyone on Elasticsearch servers or MongoDB databases that have not been properly configured. Today is no different. As ZDNet reports, researchers have discovered several exposed servers that belong to Chin...

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Paliz, the PowerShell downloader in a ZIP and beyond PALIZ, THE POWERSHELL DOWNLOADER IN A ZIP AND BEYOND

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Apr 04, 2019

Threat actors regularly come up with new techniques for malware downloaders to hide and execute their code with the expectation that they can fool antivirus solutions for some time. Paliz is an archive that carries malicious code in an unusual location. ZIP Archive Contents. This malware arrives via...

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Phishing Education, Training Can Reduce Healthcare Cyber Risk PHISHING EDUCATION, TRAINING CAN REDUCE HEALTHCARE CYBER RISK

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Apr 04, 2019

The healthcare sector is uniquely vulnerable to phishing attacks, due to high employee turnover and influx of new employees who may lack previous cybersecurity training, according to a new report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. William Gordon, MD of Harvard Medical Scho...

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Getting smarter: IoT devices get some security standards GETTING SMARTER: IOT DEVICES GET SOME SECURITY STANDARDS

blog article

Apr 04, 2019

It looks like consumer smart devices might be getting a baseline set of standards, thanks to some collaboration between a UK government agency, a European Standards Organization, an industry association – and probably help from barrels and barrels of coffee. About time too, as a newly revised ...

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How to Recover Your Gmail, Facebook or Yahoo Account [Updated 2019] HOW TO RECOVER YOUR GMAIL, FACEBOOK OR YAHOO ACCOUNT [UPDATED 2019]

blog article

Apr 03, 2019

So you just got hacked and lost access to your email or social media account. What now? First, let’s start with what you shouldn’t do: panic. You’re not the first person to go through this, and you will not be the last. Big companies know this and have come up with ways for you to ...

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Tax-themed Email Campaigns Target 2019 Filers TAX-THEMED EMAIL CAMPAIGNS TARGET 2019 FILERS

blog article

Apr 03, 2019

Every year, Proofpoint observes a seasonal uptick in tax-related malware and phishing campaigns leading up to annual tax filing deadlines. In 2017, these campaigns focused on phishing and increasingly sophisticated social engineering, as well as banking Trojans and ransomware. In 2018, we observed s...

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Toyota suffers second data breach in five weeks TOYOTA SUFFERS SECOND DATA BREACH IN FIVE WEEKS

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Apr 03, 2019

Toyota has disclosed a data breach that may have affected up to 3.1 million customers. It’s the second time the car manufacturer has been breached in the last five weeks. In a statement released on 29 March 2019, the organisation confirmed that several of its Asian subsidiaries were targeted b...

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Spam-support site leaves 800 million email addresses – and more – out in the open SPAM-SUPPORT SITE LEAVES 800 MILLION EMAIL ADDRESSES – AND MORE – OUT IN THE OPEN

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Apr 03, 2019

A huge treasure chest of email addresses and other personal data has been discovered sitting online, unprotected, and unencrypted by a security researcher. The good news is that the list has since been removed. The bad news is that the list also contained an array of other private information such a...

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Metadata – key info about these digital fingerprints METADATA – KEY INFO ABOUT THESE DIGITAL FINGERPRINTS

blog article

Apr 03, 2019

The US intelligence services have long been monitoring citizens all over the world, saying that it’s for counter-terrorism reasons. Everyone is a suspect. And it’s not just intelligence agencies that are crazy about metadata and traffic analysis – many companies are too. But what e...

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Phishing Attacks – What is Phishing? PHISHING ATTACKS – WHAT IS PHISHING?

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Apr 03, 2019

Although phishing attacks can occur against individuals, we will primarily focus on attacks against organizations in this post.  We will use the term organization to represent governments, educational and healthcare institutions, and commercial businesses, but we will draw distinctions in the &...

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Are Connected Cows a Hacker’s Dream? ARE CONNECTED COWS A HACKER’S DREAM?

blog article

Apr 03, 2019

The implications are massive. As the Financial Times pointed out, “Creating a system where a cow’s birth, life, produce and death are not only controlled but entirely predictable could have a dramatic impact on the efficiency of the dairy industry.” From Dairy Farm to Data Center S...

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Not just for Processing: How Kafka Streams as a Distributed Database Boosted our Reliability and Reduced Maintenance NOT JUST FOR PROCESSING: HOW KAFKA STREAMS AS A DISTRIBUTED DATABASE BOOSTED OUR RELIABILITY AND REDUCED MAINTENANCE

blog article

Apr 03, 2019

The Apache Kafka Streams library is used by enterprises around the world to perform distributed stream processing on top of Apache Kafka. One aspect of this framework that is less talked about is its ability to store local state, derived from stream processing. In this blog post we describe how we t...

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SANS Reviews the CB Predictive Security Cloud SANS REVIEWS THE CB PREDICTIVE SECURITY CLOUD

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Apr 03, 2019

Understanding the Landscape. Day by day, it is becoming more challenging to keep endpoints secure. In the SANS “Endpoint Protection and Response” survey from 2018, 42% of respondents indicated at least one of their endpoints had been compromised, and another 20% didn’t know if any ...

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How to manage web application security with Coverity HOW TO MANAGE WEB APPLICATION SECURITY WITH COVERITY

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Apr 03, 2019

Organizations in many industries use web applications to collect and handle information such as credit card numbers, emails, and customer behavior data. They rely on these web apps to run their businesses and gain a competitive edge. Clearly, many organizations are enjoying the automation and wealth...

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INSIDER THREAT PROTECTION: HOW ORGANIZATIONS ADDRESS THE INEVITABLE INSIDER THREAT PROTECTION: HOW ORGANIZATIONS ADDRESS THE INEVITABLE

blog article

Apr 03, 2019

At Mimecast we are blessed to have more than 33,000 customers for our email security, archiving, web security and security awareness training services. And staying connected and engaged with these customers is key to our mutual success. But how best to do this? TechValidate While there is no one way...

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Hijacked Email Reply Chains HIJACKED EMAIL REPLY CHAINS

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Apr 03, 2019

Although phishing has been around in various forms since the 1980s, our research shows it continues to evolve—and remains a major threat. These days, phishing tactics have gotten so sophisticated, it can be difficult to spot a scam—particularly in the case of hijacked email reply chains....

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Malware Campaigns Sharing Network Resources: r00ts.ninja MALWARE CAMPAIGNS SHARING NETWORK RESOURCES: R00TS.NINJA

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Apr 02, 2019

We recently noticed an interesting example of network infrastructure resources being used over a period of time by more than one large scale malware campaign (e.g redirected traffic, cryptomining). This was discovered when reviewing sources of the various malicious domains used in a recent WordPress...

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Vulnerability Management Metrics: The Final Frontier VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT METRICS: THE FINAL FRONTIER

blog article

Apr 02, 2019

Operational Vulnerability Reports. An alarming yet common trend among organizations is to run a report that contains all the vulnerabilities under a particular system-owner and send them a very large report. Some organizations have matured beyond this point to provide reports that include everything...

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PHISHER PLEADS GUILTY IN SCAM TARGETING HIGH-PROFILE CELEBRITIES, ATHLETES PHISHER PLEADS GUILTY IN SCAM TARGETING HIGH-PROFILE CELEBRITIES, ATHLETES

blog article

Apr 02, 2019

A phishing scam perpetrated by a man stealing sensitive personal information from high-profile individuals should provide a warning sign to organizations of all sizes: this could happen to you without the right safeguards in place. According to a report in Dark Reading, a Dacula, Ga. resident named ...

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Coding bootcamps need to get real about secure coding practices CODING BOOTCAMPS NEED TO GET REAL ABOUT SECURE CODING PRACTICES

blog article

Apr 02, 2019

It’s no secret that the world of software development has been thrust into the spotlight recently. Tech startups are popping up in “innovation districts” in cities around the world. And single-product software giants are growing floor by floor in some of the nation’s most exp...

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