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    NECURS CAMPAIGN TARGETS BANKS

    Aug 20, 2018

    A recently observed spam campaign powered by the infamous Necurs botnet has been specifically targeting banks with the FlawedAmmyy RAT, security researchers warn. First observed in 2012, the Necurs botnet is best known for the massive Locky ransomware campaigns that it powered in 2016 and 2017. Cons...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53625362

    AQUA SECURITY LAUNCHES OPEN-SOURCE KUBE-HUNTER CONTAINER SECURITY TOOL

    Aug 20, 2018

    The new tool aims to help organizations conduct penetration tests against Kubernetes container orchestration system clusters to help identify and improve cyber-security issues. Aqua Security has made its new Kube-hunter open-source tool generally available, enabling organizations to conduct penetrat...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53635363

    PHILIPS DELAYS FIX FOR CARDIOGRAPH CYBERSECURITY VULNERABILITIES

    Aug 20, 2018

    Philips does not intended to fix cybersecurity vulnerabilities in its PageWriter Cardiograph devices, which could allow attackers to modify settings on the devices, until mid-year 2019, according to an August 16 advisory from ICS-CERT. The PageWriter TC10, TC20, TC30, TC50, TC70 Cardiograph devices ...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53645364

    DCC'S CYBER SECURITY PROGRAM GROWS, KEEPS PEOPLE IN DANVILLE

    Aug 20, 2018

    Cyber security is a field that continues to grow, has thousands of open jobs nationwide and is something many students are able to do from the couch. Just ask James Adkins. He's a Danville Community College graduate and now adjunct instructor with the program. He also works full time in IT with ...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53655365

    NIST TO PROVIDE CYBER-SECURITY ADVICE TO SMBS UNDER NEW FEDERAL LAW

    Aug 17, 2018

    The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a new federal law that requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology to help small and medium businesses meet cyber-Security goals. President Donald Trump has signed the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act into law requiring the National Institute o...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53585358

    94 PERCENT OF ORGANIZATIONS SEE FIREWALLS AS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

    Aug 17, 2018

    FireMon's 2018 State of the Firewall report finds that organizations continue to rely on, and invest in, firewall technologies. Network firewalls are still an important part of enterprise security, according to the results of FireMon's State of the Firewall report. In fact, 94 percent of res...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53595359

    PEN TESTERS BREACH PERIMETER THROUGH WEB APPS

    Aug 17, 2018

    Penetration tests help organizations gain a better understanding of how protected they are against cyber-attacks, and when Kaspersky Lab’s performed several dozen cybersecurity assessment tests on corporate networks, it found that the overall level of protection against external attackers was ...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53605360

    FIREWALL STILL CRITICAL TOOL IN NETWORK SECURITY

    Aug 17, 2018

    The increased number of firewalls within security infrastructures has created challenges, leaving many organizations struggling with basic firewall management, according to a new report from FireMon. In its fourth annual State of the Firewall report, FireMon polled 334 C-suite executives, IT practit...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53615361

    CLASSIC ROCK AND CLOUD-NATIVE ATTACKS COLLIDE AT BLACK HAT

    Aug 16, 2018

    Maybe it’s because of the ACDC-inspired CASB socks at the Bitglass booth. Or maybe people are just becoming smarter about cloud-security and realize the importance of cloud access security broker (CASB) technology. Whatever the reason, more people than usual who approached the cloud security v...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53545354

    PUB FILE THAT DROPS AMMYY TARGETED 2,700 BANKS

    Aug 16, 2018

    A campaign that began weeks ago and targeted approximately 2,700 Fortune 100 banking institutions in the US and around the world with a widespread botnet attack came to a sudden halt as of 15:37 EST on 15 August, according to researchers at Cofense. The phishing emails appeared to be coming from Ind...

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    36 STATES ARE USING THIS HACKING DETECTION SENSOR TO PROTECT THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS

    Aug 16, 2018

    The US is beefing up voter system security in preparation for the 2018 elections. Most US states have employed Albert sensors, a technology that could detect hacking attempts and send alerts to federal and state government agencies, Reuters reported. This comes after Russian hackers reportedly breac...

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    NSA INSIDER TEACHES NEXT-GEN IT STRATEGIE

    Aug 15, 2018

    Given the cybersecurity threats that present risks to individuals, organizations and government entities around the globe, cybersecurity professionals need to know how to defend against current and emerging threats. The new book Engineering Trustworthy Systems: Get Cybersecurity Design Right the Fir...

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TRENDING NEWS


    FIDELIS LOOKS TO GROW CYBER-SECURITY PLATFORM WITH NEW FUNDING

    Sep 18, 2018

    Fidelis Cybersecurity announced on Sept. 18 that it has raised $25 million in a new round of funding to help grow the company's platform, which provides multiple capabilities for network and endpoint security. This has been a busy year for Fidelis as the company has expanded its core Elevate Pla...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54155415

    INJUNCTION TO SECURE GEORGIA ELECTIONS DENIED

    Sep 18, 2018

    A request for a preliminary injunction in the Georgia election security lawsuit was denied by a federal judge late last night. The plaintiffs, who have long been battling to have the state switch to using paper ballots, had their request denied by US District Judge Amy Totenberg. In a 46-page order,...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54165416

    HACKERS SAY WINDOWS 8 AND 10 EASIEST ENTRY POINTS

    Sep 18, 2018

    According to a newly released survey conducted at Black Hat 2018, 50% of hackers said that Windows 8 and Windows 10 have been the easiest attack vectors to exploit this year. Thycotic surveyed more than 300 hackers – nearly 70% of whom identified as white hats – to understand the hacker ...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54175417

    LEGISLATION INTRODUCED TO SOLVE CYBER WORK SHORTAGE

    Sep 18, 2018

    US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives to address the cybersecurity workforce shortage. The Cyber Ready Workforce Act (H.R.6791) was introduced by U.S. Reps. Dan Donovan (R-NY) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV). “Cybersecurity threats will continue to present natio...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54185418

    WHY SOFTWARE-DEFINED PERIMETERS OUTFLANK VPNS FOR SECURE REMOTE ACCESS

    Sep 17, 2018

    With an increasing number of employees working from coffee shops, airports and home, and the cost of breaches increasing the security concerns created by perimeter-based VPNs, organizations are looking closer at alternatives such as SDPs, which use a zero-trust paradigm to overcome these issues. Per...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54105410

    BILL FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES BREACH NOTIFICATION PASSED

    Sep 17, 2018

    A bill to standardized the data security and breach notification process for financial institutions has been approved by the House Financial Services Committee, despite pleas not to undermine the power of state regulators. On September 13, 2018, the committee voted 32-20 to approve the amended Gramm...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54125412

    CAMPAIGN TARGETS NONRESIDENTS WITH FAKE IRS EMAIL

    Sep 17, 2018

    While the fall might seem like a peculiar time to receive emails from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), researchers at Fortinet have discovered a phishing campaign claiming to be from the IRS but reportedly sent from a server originating in Italy. The campaign appears to be targeting nonresident a...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54135413

    JUNIPER BRINGS CONTRAIL TO THE EDGE, WORKS CLOSELY WITH RED HAT

    Sep 17, 2018

    Juniper Networks’ new Contrail Edge Cloud packs functionality into a small footprint to bring cloud capabilities and virtualization to the edge network. “Edge” according to Juniper includes base stations, hub sites, and switching sites. Service providers want to bring cost-effectiv...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54145414

    HOW THE CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE CLOUD CONTROLS MATRIX BENEFITS FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

    Sep 14, 2018

    The self-service and dynamic nature of cloud infrastructure creates challenges for risk and compliance professionals. Tools that worked well in the traditional data centre do not translate to the public cloud.   Due to these concerns over regulatory compliance and security, as well as the ...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54115411

    BITSIGHT LAUNCHES FORECASTING CAPABILITY FOR CYBER-RISK

    Sep 05, 2018

    The new offering aims to help organizations predict how different technology and process changes will impact future cyber-risk. Security ratings firm BitSight announced on Sept. 5 that it is expanding its offerings with the launch of the new BitSight Forecasting service. The BitSight Forecasting cap...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54065406

    HACKERONE PAID $500K IN BUG BOUNTIES AT DEF CON

    Sep 05, 2018

    Celebrating the success of this year’s live hacking event, HackerOne (H1) recently announced that more than $500,000 was paid in bounties during the third annual h1-702 at DEF CON 26 in Las Vegas last month. More than 75 hackers from over 20 countries hacked five targets (including the United ...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54075407

    COLLABORATIVE NIST PROJECT TO MANAGE PRIVACY RISK

    Sep 05, 2018

    Protecting individual privacy as the internet of things (IOT) continues to expand is increasingly challenging. To help meet those challenges, the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a privacy framework project. The goal of the collabor...

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    https://informationsecurity.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54085408

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