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Cyber attacks push corporate fraud to all-time high

Financial Times: Technology - Information theft overtakes the appropriation of physical assets for the first time on record
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:41:24 - #cybersecurity #security

Tripwire Debuts Comprehensive Cybersecurity Suite for Protecting Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

Business Wire: Software - Tripwire ICS Cyber Resiliency Suite pioneers no-touch ICS configuration and vulnerability assessment for enhanced availability
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:13:47 - #cybersecurity #tripwire #security

6 ways hackers will use machine learning to launch attacks

Infosec - CSO Online - Defined as the "ability for (computers) to learn without being explicitly programmed," machine learning is huge news for the information...
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:13:45 - #cybersecurity #machinelearning #security

World Economic Forum: Cyberthreats rising in prominence in global risk landscape

Infosec - WeLiveSecurity - The latest survey marks a shift from optimism regarding technological risks in the previous years. The heightened levels of...
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:13:44 - #cybersecurity #security

Let's Not Be Our Own Worst Security Enemy

Infosec - TripWire - The State of Security - If you are like most infosec professionals, you probably have to evaluate the security awareness training...
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:13:43 - #tripwire #security

Fight Against SPAM With DKIM and SPF

Enterprise - Architects Zone - Introduction
Far away, in a distant galaxy called the Internet, SMTP (simple mail transfer service) servers transmitted emails...
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:13:31 - #security

Robert Herjavec's official cybersecurity blog launches at

PR Newswire: Electronic Components - Cybercrime is the greatest threat to every company in the world, and one of the biggest problems with mankind. The impact on society is reflected...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:13:27 - #cybersecurity #security

Ethical Hacking Proves More Lucrative Than Software Engineering for Some; Bounty Rewards No Longer #1 Motivation

Business Wire: Software - HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, today published its 2018 Hacker Report, from the largest survey ever conducted of the...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:40:24 - #security

Trend Micro Again Recognized as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

Business Wire: Software - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, was named a Leader in Gartner, Inc.'s 2018 Magic...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:40:18 - #cybersecurity #acquisition #security

A10 Networks Launches Full Spectrum Cloud Scrubbing and On-premise Enterprise DDoS Protection Solution

Business Wire: Software - A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a Secure Application Services(tm) company, today announced the A10 DDoS Protection Cloud, powered by Verisign(tm),...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:40:17 - #ddos #security

Bomgar Enables GDPR Compliance for Privileged Users

Business Wire: Software - Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, today announced its secure access solutions can help organisations comply with the upcoming EU General...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:40:16 - #gdpr #security

SailPoint Adds To Board Of Directors

TEXAS TECHPULSE - Austin-based SailPoint, the developer of identity management software for the enterprise, has named Michael J. Sullivan to its board of directors,...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:40:22 - #pingidentity #security

What the GDPR Will Mean for Your Bottom Line

Web Marketing - CMS Wire - Any businesses still hedging their bets on the impact of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may end up getting caught...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:13:43 - #gdpr #security

Allscripts recovering from ransomware attack that has kept key tools offline

Infosec - Salted Hash - Allscripts, the billion-dollar electronic health record (EHR) company headquartered in Chicago, IL said they were still working...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:13:24 - #datacenter #cybersecurity #security

Cybersecurity New Year's resolutions, you say? Why not.

Infosec - Malwarebytes Unpacked - It's mid-January, and oh, how time flies. It wasn't long since we bid farewell to 2017 and welcomed the new year with...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:40:36 - #cybersecurity #security

Web Cache Deception Attack revisited

Infosec - Cloudflare - In April, we wrote about Web Cache Deception attacks, and how our customers can avoid them using origin configuration.
Read that...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:40:35 - #security

MailChimp Fixes Privacy Issue that Leaked Respondents' Email Addresses

Infosec - TripWire - The State of Security - MailChimp has plugged a privacy issue that leaked users' email addresses when they responded to websites'...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:40:33 - #tripwire #security

MailChimp Found Leaking Email Addresses

Infosec - Office of Inadequate Security - Tara Seals reports: MailChimp, the bulk email company responsible for sending millions of newsletters, promotional...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:33 - #security

Kaspersky Lab files for injunction in U.S. court, seeking to counter Trump administration ban

Infosec - CyberScoop - Moscow-based anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in U.S. federal court in hopes of...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:30 - #cybersecurity #security

Digital Threat Intelligence Management: RiskIQ on the EMA Radar(tm)

Infosec - RiskIQ - RiskIQ is proud to announce that we were named the sole Technology Leader and a 2017 Value Leader by analyst firm Enterprise Management...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:29 - #cybersecurity #security

This hacker is rating software security Consumer Reports-style

Infosec - CSO Online - The poor security of much enterprise software can be dramatically improved at low cost with the compile-time equivalents of seatbelts...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:27 - #cybersecurity #security

Device Aware Access: Okta Identity & Best of Breed Device Management

Infosec - Okta Blog - Okta enables users to securely access the applications they need, wherever and whenever they need them. Cloud app and mobile device...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:26 - #android #firewall #security

The State of IoT (In)Security

Infosec - TripWire - The State of Security - The state of IoT security today is clear: it's terrible. Internet of Things devices are everywhere; from FitBits...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:25 - #tripwire #iot #security

Less than 10 percent of Google users turn on two-factor authentication

Infosec - CyberScoop - Less than 10 percent of active Google account holders utilize two-factor authentication, according to a software engineer who works...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:24 - #cybersecurity #maker #phishing #security

WatchGuard Buys DNS-Filtering Company Percipient Networks

Infosec - Dark Reading - Percipient's 'Strongarm' to become part of WatchGuard's SMB security services.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:23 - #security

Where to Find Security Holes in Serverless Architecture

Infosec - Dark Reading - Serverless architectures take away business responsibility for server management, but security should still be top of mind.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:22 - #security

RubyMiner Monero Cryptominer affected 30% of networks worldwide in just 24h

Infosec - Security Affairs - Security researchers at Check Point have spotted a malware family dubbed RubyMiner that is targeting web servers worldwide...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:21 - #microsoft #robotics #cybersecurity #security

Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff

Infosec - Krebs on Security - Most readers here have likely heard or read various prognostications about the impending doom from the proliferation of poorly-secured...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:19 - #cybersecurity #botnet #iot #antivirus #wearables #firewall #mirai #security

Hackers Exploiting Three Microsoft Office Flaws to Spread Zyklon Malware

Infosec - The Hacker News - Security researchers have spotted a new malware campaign in the wild that spreads an advanced botnet malware by leveraging...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:13:18 - #microsoft #cybersecurity #botnet #security

Traps Prevents Microsoft Office Equation Editor Zero-Day CVE-2018-0802

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - Last November, Microsoft manually patched a remotely exploitable vulnerability (CVE-2017-11882) in Equation Editor,...
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:13:07 - #microsoft #paloaltonetworks #cybersecurity #machinelearning #security

How to Protect Webcams From Hackers

Enterprise - VMblog - Webcams have become so integrated into modern computers that most people hardly notice them anymore. Most laptops come with built-in...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:39:34 - #security

Two things will survive a nuclear holocaust: Cockroaches and crafty URLs like ғасеьоок.com

Enterprise - The Register - Pesky phishing pages using international domain names just won't go away
It's been known for a long while that people can use...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:13:27 - #domains #phishing #security

Webroot Security Awareness Training

Enterprise - The ChannelPro Network - Webroot(r) Security Awareness Training offers comprehensive cybersecurity education that MSPs can deliver to their clients.
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:13:15 - #cybersecurity #security

Public Cloud Vulnerabilities Abound

Enterprise - Baseline - New research indicates that lax approaches to security are exposing organizations to growing threats in their public cloud computing...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:39:46 - #security

Forget Viruses or Spyware-Your Biggest Cyberthreat Is Greedy Cryptocurrency Miners

Think - MIT Technology Review - Software that hijacks your computer to mine has become the most popular malware on the planet.
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:41:24 - #cybersecurity #security

A New Cyber Attack Can Remotely Control Industrial Safety Systems

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Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:13:19 - #cybersecurity #security

DomainTools 2018 Predictions: Ransomware and DDoS on the Move

Enterprise - VMblog - Industry executives and experts share their predictions for 2018.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:14:08 - #ddos #cybersecurity #security

Internet Systems Consortium rolled out a patch for a BIND security flaw caused DNS Servers Crash

Infosec - Security Affairs - The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has issued security updates for BIND to address a high severity vulnerability that could...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:24 - #security

The Right Threat Intelligence for Patching

Infosec - Recorded Future - Key Takeaways - Gartner argues that the biggest threats are not the ones that risk causing the most damage to you, but simply...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:23 - #cybersecurity #security

CES 2018: Blockchain will solve everything

Infosec - WeLiveSecurity - The first obvious candidate was banking, a sector that has been hard at work trying to implement blockchain to secure the vast...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:22 - #blockchain #security

Kaspersky Lab Warns of Extremely Sophisticated Android Spyware Tool

Infosec - Dark Reading - Skygofree appears to have been developed for lawful intercept, offensive surveillance purposes.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:21 - #android #cybersecurity #security

6 reasons you're failing to focus on your biggest IT security threats

Infosec - CSO Online - Humans are funny creatures who don't always react in their own best interests, even when faced with good, contrarian data they agree...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:19 - #cybersecurity #security

What Type of Emails Get Reported the Most?

Infosec - The PhishLabs Blog - In anticipation of our previous threat monitoring and forensics webinar we asked the Twitterverse what happens after they...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:18 - #cybersecurity #phishing #security

Doh!!! The 10 Most Overlooked Security Tasks

Infosec - Dark Reading - Here's a list of gotchas that often slip past overburdened security pros.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:17 - #security

Skygofree - Powerful Android Spyware Discovered

Infosec - The Hacker News - Security researchers have unveiled one of the most powerful and highly advanced Android spyware tools that give hackers full...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:16 - #android #security

Trisis has the security world spooked, stumped and searching for answers

Infosec - CyberScoop - At first, technicians at multinational energy giant Schneider Electric thought they were looking at the everyday software used to...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:15 - #cybersecurity #fireeye #phishing #security

The Anatomy of a Privileged Account Hack

Infosec - The Identity Quotient Blog - Thycotic is a SailPoint Identity+ Alliance partner. This blog post was previously shared on their blog, The Lockdown.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:14 - #cybersecurity #phishing #security

Mozilla edict: 'Web-accessible' features need 'secure contexts'

Enterprise - The Register - If an API or feature needs the web, it needs HTTPS under Mozilla's new plan
Mozilla has decided to further locking down the Internet...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:13:58 - #security

World Economic Forum says cyberattacks present a huge risk to the world economy

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Anyone in information technology knows that cyberattacks represent a massive risk for enterprises. But how big? According to a...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:13:52 - #cybersecurity #security

Spectre, Meltdown Update: Oracle Introduces 237 Security Patches

Enterprise - CRN - The breadth of the software giant's portfolio means managed services partners have a big job ahead of them in securing customers across...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:13:50 - #oracle #security