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    CYBER SECURITY COMMENTARY ON THE DDOS ATTACKS ON TELEGRAM DURING HONG KONG PROTESTS

    Jun 14, 2019

    As part of our experts Comments Series,  Dr Guy Bunker, CTO at Clearswift Cyber Security commented below on the subject of the recent use of DDOS attacks on the messaging app Telegram, which the founder of Telegram states was a concerted state-sponsored attack intended to disrupt the Cantonese ...

    INFORMATION SECURITY BUZZ
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66086608

    ATOS REACHES 3RD POSITION WORLDWIDE IN MANAGED SECURITY SERVICES FOR THE CYBERSPACE ACCORDING TO GARTNER

    Jun 14, 2019

    Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces it has been ranked the 3rd global player in Managed Security Services (MSS) in terms of 2018 market share revenue, according to the latest Gartner report1. With a global team of over 5,000 security specialists and a worldwide network o...

    GLOBENEWSWIRE
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66116611

    WHY MODULAR MALWARE IS THE NEXT BIG CYBER THREAT IN 2019: BARRACUDA NETWORKS

    Jun 13, 2019

    Barracuda researchers have seen a spike in the use of modular malware since the beginning of 2019. A recent analysis of email attacks targeting Barracuda customers identified more than 150,000 unique malicious files in the first five months of the year. Here’s a closer look at modular malware ...

    EXPRESS COMPUTER
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66026602

    AVIATION CYBER SECURITY MARKET OUTLOOK SEGMENTATION, GROWTH AND COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    Jun 13, 2019

    Latest Industry Research Report On “Aviation Cyber Security – Industry Pipeline Insight, 2019” in-depth analysis of the market state and also the competitive landscape globally. “Aviation Cyber Security – Industry Pipeline Insight, 2019” – report offers comp...

    TRUTH DAILY MIRROR
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66056605

    TALENT ACQUISITION, RETENTION LEADING DIVERSITY INITIATIVES IN CYBERSECURITY JOBS

    Jun 13, 2019

    Talent acquisition and retention is the leading operational reason that companies have been ramping up their diversity initiatives, according to (32 percent) of respondents in the (ISC)² study. Nearly one in three (29 percent) added that diversity is important to their organization because the ...

    SECURITY MAGAZINE
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66076607

    CYBER-SMART STRATEGIES FOR SMART BUILDINGS

    Jun 13, 2019

    Buildings are rapidly embracing digitization, and while the convergence of smart technologies and physical environments has greatly improved business operations and overall capabilities, this digitized method of operating has, in certain respects, led to increased potential vulnerabilities and attac...

    FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66096609

    CROWDSTRIKE IPO SUCCESS PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON ENDPOINT SECURITY

    Jun 13, 2019

    Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike made its successful Wall Street debut Wednesday. The company closed its trading with a share price of $58. Endpoint security vendor CrowdStrike raised more than $600 million in its initial public offering Wednesday. CrowdStrike shares closed at approximately $58 per sh...

    TECHTARGET
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66106610

    CHECK POINT CLOUDGUARD LOG.IC PROVIDES THREAT PROTECTION AND CONTEXT-RICH SECURITY INTELLIGENCE IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

    Jun 12, 2019

    Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, today announced the release of CloudGuard Log.ic, a solution which delivers cloud-native threat protection and security intelligence. Using CloudGuard Log.ic, customers can now see ev...

    MICROWIRE INFO
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=65976597

    CYBERSECURITY: NO LONGER JUST FOR REGULATED BUSINESSES

    Jun 12, 2019

    If you’re not already operating under some form of regulation, you soon will be. In fact, you probably are already, know it or not. But whether your business is highly regulated or not, your business is at risk and could benefit from taking a more security conscious approach. We all understand...

    ARKANSASBUSINESS
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66006600

    CYBERSECURITY CO CYBER OBSERVER RAISES $8M

    Jun 12, 2019

    The Israeli company will use the funds to expand US operations and has established an office in Virginia. Israeli cybersecurity company Cyber Observer has raised $8 million in a Series B financing round led by Merlin International. The Caesarea-based company will use the funds to launch its North Am...

    GLOBES
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66016601

    MICROSOFT FIXES FOUR SANDBOXESCAPER ZERO-DAYS

    Jun 12, 2019

    Microsoft has released its latest monthly security updates and there are four fixes for zero-day threats published recently by SandboxEscaper. In total Redmond fixed 88 vulnerabilities in this update round with 21 labelled critical. The four zero-days are all elevation of privilege flaws which affec...

    INFOSECURITY MAGAZINE
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66036603

    FLAW IN SYMCRYPT CAN TRIGGER DDOS

    Jun 12, 2019

    A vulnerability in the SymCrypt cryptographic library of Microsoft's OS can trigger a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) disruption in Windows 8 servers and above, causing a perpetual operation "when calculating the modular inverse on specific bit patterns with bcryptprimitives!SymCryptFd...

    INFOSECURITY MAGAZINE
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=66046604

TRENDING NEWS


    IT & OT CONVERGENCE BRINGS NEW CYBER RISKS TO INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

    Jul 18, 2019

    IT and operational technology (OT) are on a journey to convergence, but that convergence must be managed with caution in order to manage cybersecurity risks that go with it. The risk towards industrial organisation such as the energy sector are immense – in fact the Australian Energy Market Op...

    SECURITYBRIEF AUSTRALIA
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67276727

    UTSA LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE TO SECURE THE CLOUD FOR USERS

    Jul 17, 2019

    The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has launched Galahad, an open source revolutionary user computer environment (UCE) for the Amazon Cloud. The technology, which is named after the Arthurian knight that ultimately secured the Holy Grail, will fight to protect people using desktop applicat...

    UTSA
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67216721

    HOUSE PASSES TWO BILLS AIMED AT IMPROVING CYBERSECURITY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

    Jul 17, 2019

    Two pieces of legislation passed in the House of Representatives Monday seek to improve cybersecurity practices at the Small Business Administration and help small businesses across the country defend themselves against cyber threats. The SBA Cyber Awareness Act, spearheaded by Rep. Jason Crow (D-Co...

    SECURITY TODAY
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67236723

    CYBERSECURITY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HEALTHCARE THAT WON'T BREAK THE BANK

    Jul 17, 2019

    The key to implementing healthcare cybersecurity best practices is to start small, according to Erik Decker, chief security and privacy officer for University of Chicago Medicine. A federal task group of cybersecurity experts and leaders spent two years working with healthcare organizations to craft...

    TECHTARGET
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67246724

    ALARM SOUNDS OVER CENSUS CYBERSECURITY CONCERNS

    Jul 17, 2019

    Lawmakers are raising concerns that the upcoming 2020 census, which people are expected to fill out primarily online for the first time, is opening the door to potential cyber vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities were in the spotlight on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as the Senate Homeland Security and ...

    THEHILL
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67266726

    A.I. HAS A BIAS PROBLEM AND THAT CAN BE A BIG CHALLENGE IN CYBERSECURITY

    Jul 17, 2019

    Inherently biased artificial intelligence programs can pose serious problems for cybersecurity at a time when hackers are becoming more sophisticated in their attacks, experts told CNBC. Bias can occur in three areas — the program, the data and the people who design those AI systems, according...

    CNBC
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67286728

    NEW MALWARE SAMPLES RESEMBLE STRONGPITY

    Jul 17, 2019

    Researchers have said with high confidence that the publicly reported adversary dubbed StrongPity has been engaged in an unreported and ongoing malware campaign, according to research from AT&T Alien Labs. Threat actors are using the new malware and infrastructure to control compromised machines...

    INFOSECURITY MAGAZINE
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67296729

    75% OF SECURITY AWARENESS PROS ARE PART TIME

    Jul 17, 2019

    The 2019 Security Awareness Report published by SANS Security Awareness, a division of SANS Institute, found that across many organizations, there is an increased emphasis on the need for awareness and training programs. According to the report, more than 75% of those who are currently responsible f...

    INFOSECURITY MAGAZINE
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67306730

    AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES NEW CYBERSECURITY NODE

    Jul 17, 2019

    In a bid to drive cybersecurity innovation and harness cybersecurity talent in the region, the New South Wales government and AustCyber have jointly launched the NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node at the harbor city’s Joint Cyber Security Centre. Announced in 2018, the new information security...

    CISO MAG
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67316731

    NEW CYBER-SECURITY COMPETITION FOR TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS LAUNCHED

    Jul 16, 2019

    A new cyber-security competition for students of tertiary institutions was launched on Tuesday (July 16) to encourage interest in the field, amid the dearth of talent in the field in Singapore and the mounting threat of online attacks. The Cyber Investigators' Challenge is a free one-day event, ...

    THE STRAITSTIMES
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67126712

    NSW GOVERNMENT CYBER SECURITY POLICY COMPLIANCE CLOCK IS TICKING FOR AGENCIES

    Jul 16, 2019

    Unveiled late last year, the New South Wales Government’s new Cyber Security Policy is designed to improve the digital defences of all state government agencies. The problem, however, is that many remain confused about exactly what they need to do. Under the policy, agencies must provide a wri...

    CSO
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67136713

    ARIZONA SELECTED FOR POLICY ACADEMY ON CYBERSECURITY AHEAD OF ELECTIONS

    Jul 16, 2019

    The National Governors Association awarded Arizona the opportunity to participate in a cybersecurity policy academy ahead of the 2020 election. Arizona is one of six states that will receive training from the association’s staff to improve the communication between election officials and cyber...

    KTAR-FM
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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=67146714

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