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Ping Identity Names Kevin Sellers as Chief Marketing Officer

Business Wire - Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, today announced that Kevin Sellers has joined the company's leadership team as global...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:09 - #pingidentity #security

Samsung Galaxy S10 Series, Note9 and S9 Achieve Security Technical Implementation Approval

Business Wire - Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announces that its flagship products continue to obtain federal certification with the recent approval of the...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:07 - #samsung #security

'Under the Radar' DDoS Attacks Increase by 158 Percent in Q2, 2019 Compared to the Same Time Last Year

Business Wire - 'Under the radar' DDoS attacks increase by 158 percent in Q2, 2019 compared to the same time last year, according to Neustar
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:00 - #ddos #security

Neustar: 'Under the Radar' DDoS Attacks Increase by 158 Percent in Q2, 2019 Compared to the Same Time Last Year

Business Wire - Small-scale DDoS attacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated, according to new research from Neustar&aposs Security Operations Centre...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:36:59 - #ddos #security

Palo Alto executive VP of worldwide sales steps down

Media - Reuters - Companies - Palo Alto Networks Inc said on
Friday its executive vice president of worldwide sales, Dave Peranich, is stepping down...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:13:21 - #paloaltonetworks #security

Intel addresses High-Severity flaws in NUC Firmware and other tools

Infosec - Security Affairs - Intel released security updates to address high-severity vulnerabilities in NUC firmware, the Processor Identification Utility,...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:13:17 - #cybersecurity #ddos #security

How to use Webhooks with Okta

Infosec - Okta Blog - Connecting and sharing data across disparate systems is a critical part of modern-day software development. Nearly every application...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:13:16 - #twilio #marketo #security

Ransomware attacks specifically aimed at businesses spike

Infosec - Barracuda - A spike in both the number and sophistication of the ransomware attacks specifically targeting businesses is likely to get worse...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:13:15 - #cybersecurity #security

PCI Compliance Checklist

Infosec - Threat Stack - PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. These standards are in place to help businesses protect themselves...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:13:14 - #cybersecurity #firewall #security

The best and worst of Black Hat 2019

Infosec - CSO Online - Security experts as rock stars
You could be forgiven for expecting a rock band to take the stage.The arena filled with people. Laser...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:13:13 - #cybersecurity #security

Chegg - 39,721,127 breached accounts

Infosec - Have I been pwned - In April 2018, the textbook rental service Chegg suffered a data breach that impacted 40 million subscribers. The exposed...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:13:11 - #cybersecurity #security

20+ Data Breaches Reported Per Day in First Half of 2019

Infosec - Dark Reading - But incidents involving SSNs, addresses, birth dates were smaller than in previous years.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:13:10 - #cybersecurity #security

4 Ways to Improve Security Using Recorded Future DNS Intelligence

Infosec - Recorded Future - The Importance of DNS in Security
DNS is a powerful, but underused, tool in security. Most security teams think of DNS security...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:32 - #cybersecurity #botnet #domains #firewall #gdpr #machinelearning #security

The Flaw in Vulnerability Management: It's Time to Get Real

Infosec - Dark Reading - Companies will never be 100% immune to cyberattacks. But by having a realistic view of the basics, starting with endpoint vulnerabilities,...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:31 - #cybersecurity #security

Onward and Upward: Okta Named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Access Management 2019

Infosec - Okta Blog - I'm incredibly proud to announce that earlier this week, Okta was named a Leader in Gartner's third edition of their Magic Quadrant...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:29 - #acquisition #security

A flaw in Kaspersky Antivirus allowed tracking its users online

Infosec - Security Affairs - A vulnerability in Kaspersky Antivirus had exposed a unique identifier associated with users to every website they have visited...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:28 - #antivirus #cybersecurity #phishing #security

7 Biggest Cloud Security Blind Spots

Infosec - Dark Reading - Cloud computing boon is for innovation, yet security organizations find themselves running into obstacles.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:27 - #security

In-depth report: How cybercriminals are using email account takeover

Infosec - Barracuda - Email account takeover represents a growing threat to businesses, and cybercriminals are evolving how they use these types of attacks....
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:25 - #phishing #cybersecurity #security

More critical Remote Desktop flaws expose Windows systems to hacking

Infosec - CSO Online - Microsoft has identified and patched several vulnerabilities in the Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) component -- formerly...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:24 - #microsoft #cybersecurity #security

Lenovo Warns on ThinkPad Bugs, One Unpatched

Infosec - Threatpost - The notebook maker is warning users of three separate vulnerabilities.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:37:22 - #lenovo #maker #security

New Bluetooth Vulnerability Lets Attackers Spy On Encrypted Connections

Infosec - The Hacker News - Over a billion Bluetooth-enabled devices, including smartphones, laptops, smart IoT devices, and industrial devices, have been...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:27 - #iot #security

Laying the Groundwork for Combating AI-Powered Cybercrime

Infosec - Flashpoint - Artificial intelligence (AI) is already being applied to diverse use cases, from consumer-oriented devices-such...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:26 - #cybersecurity #ai #machinelearning #security

Microservices Flip App Security on Its Head

Infosec - Dark Reading - With faster application deployment comes increased security considerations.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:25 - #microservices #security

Threat Intelligence Best Practices for Your SOAR Integration

Infosec - Recorded Future - The name of the game in incident response these days is SOAR: security orchestration, automation, and response. Organizations...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:24 - #cybersecurity #phishing #threatintelligence #security

HTTP/2 pinged by DDoS vulnerabilities

Infosec - The Daily Swig - Two fast, two furious
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:23 - #ddos #security

12 things every computer security pro should know

Infosec - CSO Online - Few complex professions change with the velocity of IT security. Practitioners are faced with an average of 5,000 to 7,000 new software...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:22 - #cybersecurity #security

How to check Privileged Identity management settings for Office 365

Infosec - CSO Online - The Attacking and Defending the Microsoft Cloud (Office 365 & Azure AD) presentation from last week's Black Hat conference by Sean...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:21 - #microsoft #cloud #azure #identity #security

8 New HTTP/2 Implementation Flaws Expose Websites to DoS Attacks

Infosec - The Hacker News - Various implementations of HTTP/2, the latest version of the HTTP network protocol, have been found vulnerable to multiple...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:20 - #microsoft #nginx #security

Microsoft Patch Tuesday for August 2019 patch 93 bugs, including 2 dangerous wormable issues

Infosec - Security Affairs - Microsoft Patches Over 90 Vulnerabilities With August 2019 Updates

Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates for August...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:19 - #microsoft #cybersecurity #security

Google hacker discloses 20-year-old Windows flaw still unpatched

Infosec - Security Affairs - Tavis Ormandy, white hat hacker at Google's Project Zero Team, disclosed technical details of a 20-year-old Windows vulnerability...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:18 - #microsoft #cybersecurity #security

The California Consumer Privacy Act's Hidden Surprise Has Big Legal Consequences

Infosec - Dark Reading - The CCPA's provision devoted to 'reasonable' cybersecurity procedures and policies could trip up your business. Get ready now.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:16 - #cybersecurity #security

Microsoft patches two critical vulnerabilities comparable to BlueKeep

Infosec - CyberScoop - Microsoft on Tuesday released fixes for two critical vulnerabilities in a popular Windows program that could allow hackers to remotely...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:13:15 - #microsoft #cybersecurity #security

On the recent HTTP/2 DoS attacks

Infosec - Cloudflare - Today, multiple Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerabilities were disclosed for a number of HTTP/2 server implementations. Cloudflare...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:36:39 - #ddos #nginx #security

Mozilla joins Google in making Extended Validation a browser footnote

Infosec - The Daily Swig - EV gets disavowed
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 22:03:09 - #security

Big name cybersecurity vendors are trying to buy their way to the top

Infosec - CyberScoop - Flush with cash and buzzing on the confidence that comes with sitting near the top of an emerging market during a strong economy,...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 22:03:06 - #ibm #cisco #cybersecurity #iot #fireeye #paloaltonetworks #opendns #imperva #firewall #acquisition #machinelearning #threatintelligence #carbonite #security

Ugh. Amazon buckets with 1.8 million pharmacy-related files and 1.2 million telemarketing recordings about diabetic supplies found unsecured

Infosec - Office of Inadequate Security - Copies of fax cover letters from three pharmacies found exposed in an unsecured Amazon s3 bucket Faxes reveal...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 22:03:05 - #godaddy #security

Google research says thousands are using passwords that have been hacked

Enterprise - Silicon Republic - How often do you change your passwords and how worried are you about them getting hacked? Given how flimsy some of the world's...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:13:17 - #cybersecurity #security

Critical Bluetooth security bug discovered. Protect yourself with a quick update

Tech - Digital Trends - Researchers have discovered a major new security flaw in Bluetooth, which could leave millions of devices at risk of a malicious...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 16:37:56 - #security

Kaspersky Products Leak Everything You Do Online, Straight Through Incognito Mode

Tech - ExtremeTech - Kaspersky Labs does not enjoy the best reputation. The company has been linked to Russian intelligence, the Department of Homeland...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:13:12 - #antivirus #cybersecurity #security

5 Reasons to Simplify Your Security Landscape

Enterprise - ChannelE2E - Perhaps it's time we updated the old KISS acronym to "keep it simple, security pro." Avanade Global Security Practice Lead Chris...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:13:11 - #avanade #security

6 easy cybersecurity tips you can implement right now

Enterprise - Silicon Republic - Amid a constant barrage of news of breaches and increasingly complex malware, it's easy to feel like a sitting duck in the...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:00:11 - #cybersecurity #phishing #firewall #lastpass #security

Chrome, Firefox to expunge Extended Validation cert signals

Enterprise - Computerworld - Google and Mozilla have decided to eliminate visual signals in their Chrome and Firefox desktop browsers of special digital certificates...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:37:43 - #cybersecurity #security

Critical new vulnerability discovered in all versions of Windows dating back to XP

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - A critical vulnerability has been uncovered in an obscure Microsoft Corp. module that can easily be exploited in versions of...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:13:29 - #microsoft #security

BGP Hijackings Take on New Meaning in Cybersecurity Climate

Enterprise - Data Center Knowledge - The Border Gateway Protocol is vulnerable to malicious actors -- and as of right now, little can be done about it from...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:13:24 - #cybersecurity #datacenter #security

Fortinet's cyberthreat report confirms hackers' interest in the long game

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Cybersecurity threats have evolved from "smash, grab and run" to "enter, turn off all alarms, hide in the basement, and stay...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:37:28 - #cybersecurity #fortinet #security

Security Teams Are Having an Automation Awakening

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - For the third annual report on the state of SOAR...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:37:19 - #devops #paloaltonetworks #security

What security pros need to know from Black Hat & Def Con 2019

Tech - TechCrunch - Black Hat and Def Con came and went as quickly as it ever does. The week-long pair of back-to-back conferences, referred to as "hacker...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:39:32 - #security

Demand for Secure Access, Hybrid IT and Zero Trust Drive Pulse Secure to Double-Digit Growth

Globe Newswire - Pulse Secure, the leading provider of software defined Secure Access solutions, today announced that growing demand for hybrid IT and Zero Trust...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:41:25 - #acquisition #security

Notepad has a major security flaw that leaves Windows PCs vulnerable to hackers

Tech - Digital Trends - A Google Project Zero security researcher has discovered a major security flaw involving Windows PCs and Notepad. The flaw can...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:13:24 - #microsoft #security

Pioneering Threat Intelligence Before It Had a Name

Infosec - Recorded Future - Our guest today is Larci Robertson. She's a senior manager in cyber threat intelligence at Epsilon, a marketing and advertising...
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:13:14 - #usnavy #threatintelligence #security