March 23, 2017

SANS and KPMG Open Nominations for the Ken Johnson DFIR Scholarship

March 23, 2017 08:23 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, is seeking nominations for the Ken Johnson Digital Forensic and Incident...

OpenSSL Re-licensing to Apache License v. 2.0 To Encourage Broader Use with Other FOSS Projects and Products

March 23, 2017 07:52 PM - PR Newswire: Business Technology -- The OpenSSL project, home of the world's most popular SSL/TLS and cryptographic toolkit, is changing its license to the ApacheLicense v 2.0 (ASLv2)....

Identity and Access Management Will Innovate the Cybersecurity Landscape

March 23, 2017 07:51 PM - PR Newswire: Business Technology -- There are many evolving factors which point to the Identity and Access Management (IAM) evolution that will reshape the cybersecurity industry....

SANS Institute Announces the 2017 SANS CyberTalent Immersion Academy for Women

March 23, 2017 07:50 PM - PR Newswire: Business Technology -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the 2017 Immersion Academy for Women. This accelerated training...

SANS Announces its Return to Northern Virginia for InfoSec Training Event

March 23, 2017 07:38 PM - PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its return to Northern Virginia May 21 - 26. SANS Northern...

CyberArk Expands C3 Alliance to Drive Greater Cyber Security Innovation and Collaboration

March 23, 2017 06:12 PM - Business Wire: Software -- CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the company that protects organizations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, today...

Airline devices ban: here's what you need to know

March 23, 2017 05:37 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Naked Security - Flying to the US or the UK? We've got some tips on how to pack your devices and secure your data if you're flying out of one...

How to stop insider threats

March 23, 2017 05:37 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- CSO Online - Watch what leaves the officeImage by ThinkstockEmployee turnover is common, as is the practice of employees taking sensitive and...

Optiv Security acquires East Coast cybersecurity firm

March 23, 2017 04:15 PM - Denver Post -- Optiv Security said Monday that it will boost its presence in the northeast with the acquisition of Comm Solutions, a much smaller security firm...

LastPass security flaw could have let hackers steal passwords through browser extensions

March 23, 2017 03:21 PM - The Verge -- A LastPass security vulnerability could have allowed malicious attackers to steal users' passwords, a researcher revealed this week.

A hacker...

How to Protect Your E-commerce Business from Cyber Attacks

March 23, 2017 03:18 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- TripWire - The State of Security - Just as traditional brick-and-mortar businesses are targeted by anarchists during protests or times of unrest,...

The New Laptop Ban Adds to Travelers' Lack of Privacy and Security

March 23, 2017 03:03 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- EFF Deeplinks - It can be difficult to understand the intent behind anti-terrorist security rules on travel and at the border. As our board member...

Securing the modern day castle: defense in depth

March 23, 2017 03:02 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- CSO Online - Complete with swords and golden goblets and suited knights, this year's Secure World conference in Boston decided to turn...

Hackers Using Fake Cellphone Towers to Spread Android Banking Trojan

March 23, 2017 03:01 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- The Hacker News - Chinese Hackers have taken Smishing attack to the next level, using rogue cell phone towers to distribute Android banking malware...

New Yorkers See 60% Rise in Data Breaches in 2016

March 23, 2017 03:01 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Dark Reading - Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced his office received nearly 1,300 data breaches in 2016, a 60% increase over 2015.

Phishing Your Employees for Schooling & Security

March 23, 2017 03:00 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Dark Reading - Your education program isn't complete until you test your users with fake phishing emails.

March 22, 2017

Coming Soon: Azure Active Directory Premium Public Preview Starts Friday March 24

March 22, 2017 07:44 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- PingTalk - For Azure AD customers who ever hesitated to step into an all-cloud world without a clear path to their on-premises apps--the path...

Future of the SIEM

March 22, 2017 07:43 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Dark Reading - Current SIEM systems have flaws. Here's how the SIEM's role will change as mobile, cloud, and IoT continue to grow.

Here's How to Get The Most Out of Your DNS Day 1: DNS Complexity and Self-Management

March 22, 2017 07:43 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Neustar - Early in 2016, we wrote a blog asking if "DNS is the Rodney Dangerfield of Your Cybersecurity Strategy." The blog, although a bit tongue-in-cheek,...

The economics of cybersecurity for the undecided

March 22, 2017 07:42 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- WeLiveSecurity - How do you calculate the value at risk? Choosing between investing in antivirus software or doing nothing to prevent cybercrime...

Making Mistakes in Security

March 22, 2017 05:20 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- TripWire - The State of Security - At some point in your career, you will make mistakes-small mistakes, big mistakes, even career-defining mistakes....

The True State of DevSecOps

March 22, 2017 05:06 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Dark Reading - Automation improving, but security needs to find ways to slide into DevOps workflow and toolchain.

Code Execution Vulnerability Found in Libpurple IM Library

March 22, 2017 05:00 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Threatpost - A severe vulnerability has been disclosed in libpurple, the library used in the development of a number of popular instant messaging...

Global spam volume goes back up to deliver huge pump-and-dump scam

March 22, 2017 05:00 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Naked Security - Recently, global spam volumes plunged, but they're back up, at least for now, with a huge pump-and-dump stock scam.

Webinar: How to Use Good, Actionable Threat Intelligence

March 22, 2017 04:39 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Infosec Island - How to use good, actionable threat intelligence



We don't need more undigested data. We need answers. Enter Threat Intelligence....

Report: 'OilRig' Attacks Expanding Across Industries, Geographies

March 22, 2017 04:24 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Dark Reading - The highly-effective malware targets Middle Eastern airlines, government, financial industries and critical infrastructures with...

March 21, 2017

Over 20 million Gmail and 5 million Yahoo accounts available for sale on the Dark Web

March 21, 2017 04:13 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Security Affairs - The vendor "SunTzu583" is offering for sale over 20 million Gmail and 5 million Yahoo login credentials on the Dark Web

A...

The Importance of a Strategic Response to Cyber Incidents

March 21, 2017 04:01 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- TripWire - The State of Security - There are a variety of ways a company can experience cyber incidents, ranging from a distributed denial of...

Mozilla Firefox is the First Pwn2own 2017 Victim to be Patched

March 21, 2017 04:00 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- eSecurityPlanet - Once again, Mozilla is quick to deal with a zero-day exploit first demonstrated at the Pwn2own hacking competition.

Hacker Reveals Easiest Way to Hijack Privileged Windows User Session Without Password

March 21, 2017 04:00 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- The Hacker News - You may be aware of the fact that a local Windows user with system rights and permissions can reset the password for other...

Jon Oberheide on Perimeter Security

March 21, 2017 03:59 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Threatpost - Mike Mimoso talks to Duo Security co-founder and CTO Jon Oberheide at RSA Conference about Google's BeyondCorp security model, enforcing...

DIY kits for sale on dark web spark rise of ransomware-as-a-service

March 21, 2017 03:44 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- Naked Security - These days you don't need much skill to unleash ransomware - all you need is access to the dark web. So how can you protect...

Microsoft Started Blocking Windows 7/8.1 Updates For PCs Running New Processors

March 21, 2017 03:35 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- The Hacker News - You might have heard the latest news about Microsoft blocking new security patches and updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1...

63 Percent of Enteprises Use Advanced Tech Without Securing Sensitive Data

March 21, 2017 03:34 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- eSecurityPlanet - 59 percent of senior security executives are concerned about security breaches due to attacks hitting cloud service providers,...

March 20, 2017

From a Commodore 64 to DevSecOps

March 20, 2017 05:13 PM - ChannelFlash.today -- DevOps.com - We all know the story: a farm, a kid, a Commodore 64, and a modem maxing out at 300bps. A few unexpected phone bills later, and...

6 of the most effective social engineering techniques

March 20, 2017 04:46 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- CSO Online - Social engineering is the strongest method of attack against the enterprise's weakest vulnerability, its people. Criminal hackers...

IBM Launches Enterprise-Ready Blockchain Service

March 20, 2017 03:53 PM - U.S. News -- International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications...

CyberSaint(r) Security Releases Breakthrough AI Powered Cybersecurity Management Platform

March 20, 2017 03:48 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- CyberSaint, Inc. today announced the release of CyberStrong(tm), a breakthrough cybersecurity cloud platform that enables organizations to manage...

Disable TELNET! Cisco finds 0-Day in CIA Dump affecting over 300 Network Switch Models

March 20, 2017 03:33 PM - InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz -- The Hacker News - Cisco is warning of a new critical zero-day IOS / IOS XE vulnerability that affects more than 300 of its switch models.



The...

March 19, 2017

German Cybersecurity Watchdog Raises Attack Alert Level: Paper

March 19, 2017 10:43 PM - U.S. News -- Germany has raised its alert level against cyber attacks to "heightened readiness" ahead of parliamentary elections, saying...

Cybersecurity industry hopes women will help fill 1.8 million jobs

March 19, 2017 10:37 PM - Denver Post -- The cybersecurity world is scrambling to find qualified workers to fill an expected 1.8 million positions by 2022, according to a Frost & Sullivan...

Password Rules Are Bullshit

March 19, 2017 05:03 AM - Coding Horror -- Of the many, many, many bad things about passwords, you know what the worst is? Password rules.



If we don't solve the password problem for...

To Improve Cybersecurity, Think Like a Hacker

March 19, 2017 04:43 AM - MIT Sloan Mgmt. Review -- If you have any doubts about the need for a new corporate cybersecurity mindset, the daily news contains plenty of sobering evidence. Recently,...

Some HTTPS inspection tools might weaken security

March 19, 2017 04:06 AM - CIO -- Companies that use security products to inspect HTTPS traffic might inadvertently make their users' encrypted connections less secure and expose...

March 18, 2017

Hackers' Delight: Businesses Put Selves at Risk for Invasion

March 18, 2017 09:13 PM - U.S. News -- Small business owners who want to protect their companies from cybercriminals need to be eternally vigilant, The chances of a small business...

Zscaler Adds Karen Blasing to its Board of Directors

March 18, 2017 09:02 PM - Marketwire - Computers and Software -- Four-time CFO Joins as an Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Leading Cloud Security Company

9 out of 10 IT Security Pros Surveyed Favor Experience over Qualifications, FireMon Study shows

March 18, 2017 09:01 PM - Marketwire - Computers and Software -- Research conducted during RSA Conference 2017 assesses the skills gap in information security

Thales: 63% of enterprises using cloud, big data, IoT and container environments without securing sensitive data

March 18, 2017 08:42 PM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report,...

Barracuda and Zscaler Jointly Deliver Comprehensive, Affordable Cloud-Delivered Web Security

March 18, 2017 08:40 PM - PR Newswire: Internet Technology -- Barracuda and Zscaler partner to bring customers scalable, high-performance, and affordable cloud-delivered web security....

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