November 22, 2017

Share the Cost of Secure Application Development

November 22, 2017 07:50 PM - Enterprise -- Information Week - The cost of protecting applications from cyberattacks is climbing fast. So, it's time for business units to help cover the...

Data Center Security: Honey Pots and the Art of Deceiving Hackers

November 22, 2017 07:47 PM - Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - While a lot of work, honey pots are one of the most effective ways of pre-empting serious security breaches.

Ready for more secure authentication? Try these password alternatives and enhancements

November 22, 2017 06:59 PM - Infosec -- CSO Online - The best thing you can say about using a password for authentication is that it's better than nothing. High-profile breaches like...

Chromebook exploit earns researcher second $100k bounty

November 22, 2017 06:59 PM - Infosec -- Naked Security - A year on from Google's last $100,000 bug bounty payout, the same researcher has found a second critical persistent compromise...

Uber Reportedly Paid Hackers $100K to Conceal Data Breach Impacting 57M Users

November 22, 2017 06:57 PM - Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - A massive breach impacting 57 million Uber customers and drivers went undisclosed for more than a year. According...

Uber Paid Off Hackers To Hide Massive Data Breach

November 22, 2017 06:32 PM - Think -- MIT Technology Review - The latest scandal to engulf the transportation giant could be its worst yet.

Uber fires Chief Security Officer over cover up of hack involving 57M customer records

November 22, 2017 05:52 PM - Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - In another blow for ride-sharing startup Uber Technologies Inc., the company has been forced to fire its Chief Security Officer...

Splunk's big data chops bite into automated security

November 22, 2017 05:43 PM - Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Security at the digital data level is a hot topic now, since firewalls alone can't cut it in dispersed, multicloud environments....

Denver cybersecurity school expands outside of Colorado

November 22, 2017 05:36 PM - Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - A Denver cybersecurity education company has expanded outside the state of Colorado. SecureSet, with locations in Denver and...

November 21, 2017

Email Has Been Weaponized by Hackers, Results Can Be Deadly

November 21, 2017 08:36 PM - NewsFactor -- Nearly all of the top million most popular domains are inadequately protected from "weaponized" email impersonation by hackers, formerly known...

Cybersecurity for journalists and the news media

November 21, 2017 07:48 PM - Infosec -- WeLiveSecurity - In journalism, having good contacts is key and this is true when it comes to defending your digital assets. The following are...

The Key to Better Cybersecurity: Keep Employee Rules Simple

November 21, 2017 07:47 PM - Think -- HBR.org - It's a common adage that employees are the weak link in corporate cybersecurity. But I believe they are also...

Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

November 21, 2017 07:36 PM - PR Newswire: Electronic Components -- The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure...

Learn How to Adopt NIST Cyber Security Framework at Lightning Speed

November 21, 2017 07:33 PM - Business Wire: Internet -- Secure Systems Innovation Corporation (SSIC), a cyber risk firm that empowers informed business decision making, is hosting a free NIST Cyber...

5 missteps that could cost CISOs their jobs

November 21, 2017 07:02 PM - Infosec -- CSO Online - CISOs, like any other senior executive, face risks every day. Because cyber security leaders are accountable for safeguarding some...

DDoS Attack Attempts Doubled in 6 Months

November 21, 2017 06:57 PM - Infosec -- Dark Reading - Organizations face an average of eight attempts a day, up from an average of four per day at the beginning of this year.

Ransomware damage costs predicted to hit $11.5B by 2019

November 21, 2017 06:57 PM - Infosec -- CSO Online - Paying a ransom pales in comparison to the actual damage costs involved with a ransomware attack, which includes:Damage and destruction...

Report: DMARC email security can be too hard for some large companies

November 21, 2017 06:56 PM - Infosec -- CyberScoop - Adoption of the email security standard known as DMARC - the best way to stop fraudulent email like phishing messages - remains...

New Guide for Political Campaign Cybersecurity Debuts

November 21, 2017 06:55 PM - Infosec -- Dark Reading - The Cybersecurity Campaign Playbook created by bipartisan Defending Digital Democracy Project (D3P) group provides political campaigns...

Global Cyber Alliance launched the Quad9 DNS service to secure your online experience

November 21, 2017 06:54 PM - Infosec -- Security Affairs - Global Cyber Alliance launched the Quad9 DNS service, the free DNS service to secure your online experience and protect your...

U.S. Election Officials are Getting Cybersecurity 101

November 21, 2017 06:52 PM - Think --

DDoS attacks claimed to have doubled since the beginning of the year

November 21, 2017 06:33 PM - Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - The number of distributed denial of service attacks experienced by enterprises has doubled since the beginning of the year according...

2018 Predictions & Recommendations: Automated Threat Response Technology in OT Grows Up

November 21, 2017 06:28 PM - Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - This post is part of an ongoing blog series examining predictions and recommendations for cybersecurity in 2018.



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November 20, 2017

Vulnerability in Amazon Key

November 20, 2017 06:53 PM - Infosec -- Schneier on Security - Amazon Key is an IoT door lock that can enable one-time access codes for delivery people. To further secure that system,...

What Is Vulnerability Management?

November 20, 2017 06:52 PM - Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - Enterprise networks regularly see change in their devices, software installations, and file content. These...

5 information security threats that will dominate 2018

November 20, 2017 06:49 PM - Enterprise -- CIO - If you thought 2017 was a dire year for data breaches, wait until 2018. The Information Security Forum (ISF), a global, independent information...

November 19, 2017

Air Force Awards $50M Contract to Research Cybersecurity

November 19, 2017 10:25 PM - U.S. News -- The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems...

Why the Entire C-Suite Needs to Use the Same Metrics for Cyber Risk

November 19, 2017 08:50 AM - Harvard Business Blogs -- The CFO shouldn't think about it differently than the CMO.

New "Quad9" DNS service blocks malicious domains for everyone

November 19, 2017 07:51 AM - Ars Technica -- Set DNS server to 9.9.9.9, and (known) malware and phishes won't be able to phone home.

Smart behaviors to improve your cybersecurity

November 19, 2017 07:27 AM - CNBC-Top Business -- Both advisors and investors could stand to improve their email habits and password use.

Cybersecurity Company to Expand Headquarters to Columbia

November 19, 2017 07:16 AM - U.S. News -- A cybersecurity company is expanding with a new corporate headquarters in Columbia, Maryland.

FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia joins Shape Security Board of Directors

November 19, 2017 07:09 AM - GlobeNewsWire: Computers --

SANS Las Vegas 2018 Security Training to Feature Advanced Web Application Penetration Testing

November 19, 2017 07:03 AM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced SANS Las Vegas 2018 taking place January 28 - February 2....

Global ransomware damage costs predicted to exceed $11.5 billion annually by 2019

November 19, 2017 07:02 AM - PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Ransomware - a malware that infects computers (and mobile devices) and restricts their access to files, often threatening permanent data destruction...

Barracuda Announces New Cloud Generation Firewall Capabilities

November 19, 2017 06:46 AM - PR Newswire: Networks -- Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced expanded public...

Okta Named a Leader in Identity-as-a-Service

November 19, 2017 06:42 AM - Business Wire: Software -- Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced that the company has been named a...

GDPR Benefits: Here Is Some Of The Upside for Marketers

November 19, 2017 04:35 AM - Web Marketing -- CMS Wire - GDPR is going to change the face of digital marketing - that much is certain. But how marketers perceive that change may ultimately...

Pentagon left AWS databases publicly exposed

November 19, 2017 03:35 AM - Infosec -- CyberScoop - A Department of Defense database containing 1.8 billion scraped internet posts over a span of eight years was left publicly exposed,...

Tips to Protect the DNS from Data Exfiltration

November 19, 2017 03:33 AM - Infosec -- Dark Reading - If hackers break in via the Domain Name System, most business wouldn't know until it's too late. These tips can help you prepare.

We're Still Not Ready for GDPR? What is Wrong With Us?

November 19, 2017 03:32 AM - Infosec -- Dark Reading - The canary in the coalmine died 12 years ago, the law went into effect 19 months ago, but many organizations still won't be ready...

Top security software, 2017: How cutting-edge products fare against the latest threats

November 19, 2017 03:31 AM - Infosec -- CSO Online - Threats are constantly evolving and, just like everything else, tend to follow certain trends. Whenever a new type of threat is...

Oracle issues emergency patches for JOLTANDBLEED flaws

November 19, 2017 03:31 AM - Infosec -- Security Affairs - JoltandBleed - Oracle issued an emergency patch for vulnerabilities affecting several of its products that rely on the proprietary...

KeePass - a password manager that's cloud-less (but complex)

November 19, 2017 03:31 AM - Infosec -- Naked Security - It does all the things you'd expect a password manager to do - without the cloud.

One-third of internet pounded by DoS attacks

November 19, 2017 03:30 AM - Infosec -- WeLiveSecurity - Simple DoS attacks, which are a one-on-one affair, have been all but supplanted by DDoS attacks. The latter involve concerted...

White House Releases VEP Disclosure Rules

November 19, 2017 03:29 AM - Infosec -- Threatpost - The White House released a charter document on Wednesday outlining how the U.S. government will disclose cyber security flaws and...

What Happens if you Don't Monitor your DNS?

November 19, 2017 03:29 AM - Infosec -- Dyn - Since the Internet became properly commercialised in the 1990s, businesses have always had a pretty one-sided view of how to handle their...

Acute Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Areas

November 19, 2017 03:28 AM - Infosec -- CSO Online - In my last blog, I reviewed some new research from ESG and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), revealing that 70%...

China hides homegrown hacks from its vulnerability disclosure process

November 19, 2017 03:27 AM - Infosec -- CyberScoop - The U.S. government debuted its reworked vulnerabilities equities process on Tuesday after a drawn out fight about transparency...

Is fake news dangerous? Security pros say yes

November 19, 2017 03:27 AM - Infosec -- CSO Online - Fake news is the deliberate distribution of lies with the goal of swaying public opinion or dividing people. It has gotten the attention...

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