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Indianapolis CyberSecurity Conference
INDIANAPOLIS CYBERSECURITY CONFERENCE
June 19-19, 2019
FutureCon Events brings high-level Cyber Security Training discovering cutting-edge security approaches, managing risk in the ever-changing threat of the cybersecurity workforce. Join us as we talk with a panel of C-level executives who have effectively mitigated the risk of Cyber Attacks. Educating...

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019
GARTNER SECURITY & RISK MANAGEMENT SUMMIT 2019
June 17-20, 2019
Understand new threats and challenges. Secure rapid innovation. Prepare for emerging technologies. Prioritize resilience. Make sure you have the latest insights on fast-moving IT trends such as IoT and AI, evolving security technologies and the ever-changing threat landscape. At Gartner Security &am...


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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 affected Windows: CVE-2019-1069 is a bug in the Windows Task Scheduler, CVE-2019-1064 is an elevation of privilege bug in Windows, CVE-2019-1053 is a vulnerability in Windows Shell which could allow elevat...
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Staffing remains an issue for security operations centers (SOCs), which continue to struggle with reporting and documentation while barely being able to stay afloat in a sea of alerts and false positives, according to the annual State of the SOC report from Exabeam. The report found approximately one-third of respondents said that their SOC was understaffed by 6–10 people. “Nearly 50% of understaffed SOCs indicated they don’t have sufficient funding for technology, while respon...
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Texas passed two grid protection bills -- Senate Bill 475 and Senate Bill 936 -- to boost cybersecurity monitoring and best practices.  The Texas Electric Grid Security Council, composed of a governor's appointee, a member of the Public Utilities Commission and the chief executive officer of Electric Reliability Council of Texas, will be tasked with: the development of educational programs or marketing materials to promote the development of a grid security workforce. the development of...
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Ransomware resilience continues to be important because the problem isn't going away. Explore these backup and education tips to help stay out in front of the issue. "It's always there." Jeff Martinson, IT director at Ameritas, is talking about ransomware. The problem may quiet down for a bit, and Martinson acknowledged that it has for him lately, but IT administrators can never forget it. An organization might get hit at any moment, and it better be ready. Security issues were...
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Customers didn’t ask a lot of questions about security and encryption when David Petersen started working at O.C. Tanner seven years ago. The company develops cloud-based tools to help other companies design employee recognition and rewards programs. Petersen is director of infrastructure and systems at the 93-year-old firm, which started out making class rings and pins. The company’s changed a lot as it nears its centennial, and the security landscape has shifted significantly in th...
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Americans in every state are overconfident in their cybersecurity coverage, with the majority of consumers expressing confidence they are taking appropriate steps to protect themselves, according to the 2019 report published by Wakefield Research and commissioned by Webroot. The Cyber Hygiene Risk Index, published on May 8, found that 88% of consumers expressed confidence in their own cyber hygiene. Only one in three users, however, reported knowing what the most common forms of cyber-attack are...
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Microsoft unveils cyber security tools for voting machines The firm said that technology can play “a critical role in securing elections” and that technology companies “have a responsibility to support them”. It announced a free, open-source software development kit called ElectionGuard designed to provide security and public verifiability for elections, as well as guidance and tools to build more accessible voting systems. Microsoft is asking developers around the world ...
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Qualcomm has patched a vulnerability in a few dozen chips which allowed hackers to steal sensitive information from the devices running them. The information included encryption keys and passwords, it was said. According to the announcement, the vulnerability which was given the name CVE-2018-11976 means malicious actors could track down passwords stored in a secure area of the chipset known as the Qualcomm Secure Execution Environment (QSEE). The vulnerable chips can be found in millions of And...
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The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and regulator the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have agreed to clarify their roles and improve coordination, in a move designed to make it easier for breached organizations to reach out to the right body. At the CYBERUK conference in Glasgow yesterday, the two set out their distinct roles and responsibilities. GCHQ body the NCSC is tasked with dealing with incidents of “national importance” and is on hand to help vi...
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A recent survey from the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC, part of GCHQ), conducted by Ipsos Mori, suggests that 52% consider their most prevalent online security consideration to be protecting their privacy, while 51% consider it to be the loss of their money. (It is worth noting that inside the body of the survey, these figures are reversed. SecurityWeek has asked the NCSC for clarification. If any is received, it will be added to this article.) The survey (PDF), conducted between...
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EVENTS

Indianapolis CyberSecurity Conference
INDIANAPOLIS CYBERSECURITY CONFERENCE
June 19-19, 2019
FutureCon Events brings high-level Cyber Security Training discovering cutting-edge security approaches, managing risk in the ever-changing threat of the cybersecurity workforce. Join us as we talk with a panel of C-level executives who have effectively mitigated the risk of Cyber Attacks. Educating...

Infosec in the City 2019
INFOSEC IN THE CITY 2019
June 19-20, 2019
Infosec in the City, Singapore 2019 is organised in response to calls for a more techno-centric conference in Singapore from the industry, community and government agencies. The event will focus on sharing and discussions of deep-technical knowledge and insights, cybersecurity capabilities and capac...