September 24, 2017

RiskIQ Honored for Industry Leadership in Advancing Security Outside the Firewall

September 24, 2017 04:23 AM - GlobeNewsWire: Semiconductors --

Surviving Ransomware by keeping things simple

September 24, 2017 03:13 AM - Infosec -- Salted Hash - DERBYCON - Ransomware is a topic everyone knows about, but unless you've experienced a Ransomware attack, it's hard to really describe...

Google released a Chrome 61 update that patches 2 High-Risk Flaws

September 24, 2017 03:12 AM - Infosec -- Security Affairs - Google has just released an updated version of Chrome 61, version 61.0.3163.100, that addresses 3 security flaws, two of which...

A Guide to Common Types of Two-Factor Authentication on the Web

September 24, 2017 03:12 AM - Infosec -- EFF Deeplinks - Two-factor authentication (or 2FA) is one of the biggest-bang-for-your-buck ways to improve the security of your online accounts....

'Confidential' Verizon credentials, server logs left publicly exposed

September 24, 2017 03:11 AM - Infosec -- CyberScoop - Stop us if you've heard this before: Sensitive data was left publicly exposed on an Amazon Web Services S3 storage server owned...

"WAF Prevents Massive Data Breach at Equifax"... The headline that could have been, but wasn't...

September 24, 2017 03:11 AM - Infosec -- Barracuda - The entire Equifax saga is quite popcorn worthy in a way, with the daily revelations of new events and actions. That is, if you aren't...

Ransomware Attacks Have Entered the Realm of the Insidious and Vile

September 24, 2017 03:11 AM - Infosec -- Barracuda - Ransomware attacks have taken an especially nasty turn in the last week. An individual or group of people going by the pseudonym...

Linux Trojan Using Hacked IoT Devices to Send Spam Emails

September 24, 2017 03:10 AM - Infosec -- The Hacker News - Botnets, like Mirai, that are capable of infecting Linux-based internet-of-things (IoT) devices are constantly increasing and...

Samba Update Patches Two SMB-Related MiTM Bugs

September 24, 2017 03:10 AM - Infosec -- Threatpost - Samba released three security updates, including two related to SMB connections that could be abused by an attacker already on the...

OptionsBleed - The Apache HTTP Server Now Bleeds

September 24, 2017 03:09 AM - Infosec -- TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog - A new vulnerability in the Apache HTTP server was found recently. Designated as CVE-2017-9798, this vulnerability...

GDPR is coming: Is it a costly burden or marketing opportunity?

September 24, 2017 12:24 AM - Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - The financial penalties for non-compliance are significant. The requirement to know where all data is kept and be able to delete...

Five ideas to build a better IT security strategy in the enterprise

September 24, 2017 12:21 AM - Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Struggling to get the boss to take security seriously? Here are some pointers that can help the board get on-board.

September 22, 2017

Blockchain Industry and Regulatory Leaders Launch Token Alliance

September 22, 2017 07:02 PM - GlobeNewsWire: Semiconductors --

Cyber Professionals to Face-off in Panoply Capture the Cyber Flag Competition at (ISC)2 Security Congress

September 22, 2017 06:03 PM - PR Newswire: Business Technology -- (ISC)2 today announced that Panoply, the network assessment and network defense competition, will take place during the 2017 (ISC)2 Security...

Thales Joins the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

September 22, 2017 05:58 PM - PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, is now a member of the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance...

Cybersecurity Leaders Set to Converge during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month at the 2017 CyberMaryland Conference

September 22, 2017 05:53 PM - PR Newswire: Business Technology -- The state of Maryland is the center of cybersecurity activities for the federal government and is once again bringing together those across the...

Convergence of IoT Applications Can Untangle Cybersecurity Challenges, says Frost & Sullivan

September 22, 2017 05:48 PM - PR Newswire: Business Technology -- The convergence of Internet of Things (IoT) applications with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, and context-aware...

TrustArc Launches GDPR Privacy Workshop Series

September 22, 2017 05:46 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- TrustArc, the data privacy management company, today announced its new GDPR Privacy Workshop series, scheduled to take place in 25+ major cities...

SANS Miami Security Training Event to Help InfoSec Professionals Better Prepare for Cyber Attacks and Data Breaches

September 22, 2017 05:46 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced SANS Miami 2017 taking place November 6 - 11. SANS Miami...

SANS Announces its Return to San Francisco for Winter Security Training Event

September 22, 2017 05:46 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its return to San Francisco November 27 - December 2. SANS...

PKWARE Brings Persistent Encryption to Turnkey Key Management with Smartcrypt Appliances

September 22, 2017 05:44 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- PKWARE, a global leader in data security, today announced the launch of four virtual and hardware key management appliances. The appliances will...

SaltDNA Announces Secure Calls from Desktop App

September 22, 2017 05:44 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- SaltDNA, a Cybersecurity 500 company and the leader in secure mobile communications for the enterprise, is delighted to announce the extension...

Tripwire Study: Most Organizations Worried Technical Skills Gap Will Leave Them Exposed to Security Vulnerabilities

September 22, 2017 05:18 PM - Business Wire: Hardware -- Tripwire releases new study that looked at the state of technical skills in cybersecurity.

Neustar WAF Helps Organizations Combat Growing Application Layer Threats

September 22, 2017 05:11 PM - Business Wire: Software -- Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today introduced its new Web Application Firewall (WAF)....

SonicWall Named CyberSecurity Company of the Year

September 22, 2017 05:10 PM - Business Wire: Software -- SonicWall has been selected as winner of the Overall CyberSecurity Company of the Year award from The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards.

High-Tech Bridge Enhances Discovery Capacities of Its Phishing Detection Service

September 22, 2017 05:08 PM - Business Wire: Software -- High-Tech Bridge, a web security company and a global provider of application security testing services, is pleased to announce...

A Web Dev's checklist for maintaining page speed

September 22, 2017 04:48 PM - Web Marketing -- Portent Blog - It's obvious to say that all websites need upkeep, but often times they are left as "good enough." Collecting dust, attracting...

6 DoS attacks that made headlines

September 22, 2017 04:45 PM - Infosec -- CSO Online - DDoS attacks in the newsImage by ThinkstockDenial-of-service (DoS) attacks have been part of the arsenal of cyberattackers for about...

a-PATCH-e: Struts Vulnerabilities Run Rampant

September 22, 2017 04:43 PM - Infosec -- TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Steve Povolny

Equifax confirmed the attack vector used in its data breach to be CVE-2017-5638, a vulnerability...

Rudy Giuliani has had virtually no input on U.S. cybersecurity policy

September 22, 2017 04:43 PM - Infosec -- CyberScoop - Eight months ago, Rudy Giuliani was named a top adviser to President Donald Trump on cybersecurity matters. Yet, former and current...

Why Size Doesn't Matter in DDoS Attacks

September 22, 2017 04:42 PM - Infosec -- Dark Reading - Companies both large and small are targets. Never think "I'm not big enough for a hacker's attention."

Disable Apple's "Find My Device" to Stop Hackers From Ransoming Your Mac or iPhone [Updated]

September 22, 2017 04:31 PM - Life -- Lifehacker - Hackers are using Apple's "Find My" service to remotely hold devices for ransom, reports MacRumors. Multiple people have tweeted...

Hackers use stolen data from SEC for insider trading: Here's what it means

September 22, 2017 03:49 PM - Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosed Wednesday that its internal systems had been compromised with hackers using...

Bigger than WannaCry: A giant cyber attack will happen unless we rethink security, says GCHQ

September 22, 2017 03:39 PM - Enterprise -- ZDNet News - A huge attack which makes WannaCry look like small fry will occur in the not to distant future - unless something changes.

SEC Reveals Data Breach Caused By Software Application Vulnerability

September 22, 2017 03:34 PM - Enterprise -- CRN - The event is the second major security data breach revealed this month that leveraged an application vulnerability to gain access to critical...

Cybersecurity Becomes a Career Choice

September 22, 2017 03:32 PM - Enterprise -- Information Week - Young people can't ignore the news. Data breaches are everywhere and they're beginning to realize that it's up to them to...

Google offers zero-touch enrollment to simplify enterprise Android deployments

September 22, 2017 03:30 PM - Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Google Inc. wants to help enterprise information technology administrators roll out its Android mobile platform in a more secure...

September 21, 2017

Before the breach, Equifax sought to limit exposure to lawsuits

September 21, 2017 05:19 PM - Denver Post -- Before Equifax discovered a massive computer breach that exposed sensitive information about millions of Americans, the company lobbied Congress...

Equifax Breach: Setting the Record Straight

September 21, 2017 04:48 PM - Infosec -- Krebs on Security - Bloomberg published a story this week citing three unnamed sources who told the publication that Equifax experienced a breach...

The Apache "Optionsbleed" security hole explained [VIDEO]

September 21, 2017 04:47 PM - Infosec -- Naked Security - If you're looking for a non-techie, plain English, verbal explanation of the Apache "Optionsbleed" security bug, watch this!

Optionsbleed vulnerability can cause Apache servers to leak memory data

September 21, 2017 04:46 PM - Infosec -- Security Affairs - The vulnerability Optionsbleed in Apache HTTP Server that can cause certain systems to leak potentially sensitive data in...

Deep-Learning PassGAN Tool Improve Password Guessing

September 21, 2017 04:46 PM - Infosec -- Threatpost - A deep-learning network known as a GAN has been applied to passwords, and a tool called PassGAN significantly improves the ability...

Get Serious about IoT Security

September 21, 2017 04:45 PM - Infosec -- Dark Reading - These four best practices will help safeguard your organization in the Internet of Things.

Cyberattacks cost US enterprises $1.3 million on average in 2017

September 21, 2017 04:45 PM - Infosec -- CSO Online - In 2017, the average cost of a data breach in North America is $1.3 million for enterprises and $117 million for small and medium-sized...

Identity management firm SecureAuth acquired for $225 million, will merge with Core Security

September 21, 2017 04:45 PM - Infosec -- CyberScoop - California-based identity management company SecureAuth was acquired for $225 million by K1 Investment Management, the company announced...

10 Hot Cybersecurity Funding Rounds in Q3

September 21, 2017 04:44 PM - Infosec -- Dark Reading - The first two quarters of 2017 have been the most active ever in five years from a cybersecurity investment standpoint. Here's...

Office 365 Phishing attacks create a sustained insider nightmare for IT

September 21, 2017 04:44 PM - Infosec -- CSO Online - DERBYCON - Earlier this month, Salted Hash deconstructed a Phishing email that had bypassed company filters and made into the general...

PwC's phones are ringing as clock ticks toward GDPR deadline

September 21, 2017 04:20 PM - Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - When PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, or PwC, surveyed legal and IT executives from major global firms earlier this year, it found...

Linus Torvalds Invites Attackers to Join the Kernel Community

September 21, 2017 03:55 PM - Enterprise -- Linux Magazine - He wants attackers to join the community instead of attacking their code.

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