DHS Orders Government Agencies to Stop Using Kaspersky Products

September 14, 2017

Via: Security Week

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a binding operational directive on Wednesday ordering government departments and agencies to stop using products from Kaspersky Lab due to concerns regarding the company’s ties to Russian intelligence. The DHS told agencies […]

Equifax data breach: what you need to know

September 8, 2017

Category: Data loss, Security

To understand how bad the data breach at Equifax is, consider this: the US has a population of approximately 324m people. The credit services provider says its breach may have affected up to 143m Americans: nearly half the population is potentially involved. The […]

Seven Steps to Improve Your Security Operations and Response

September 6, 2017

Category: Security, Tech

It’s hard to escape the reality that every day, cyberthreats morph and expand, escalating the need to improve and tighten security operations and response practices. While it may feel overwhelming, there are ways to help level the playing field. Cognitive […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

iOS 11 Patches 8 Security Vulnerabilities

September 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

Apple this week announced the availability of 8 security patches for its iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation users, released as part of the iOS 11 platform upgrade. The bugs affect 7 platform […]

Cyber-crime, Network security

Hacker or Hero? Why a Hacker Isn’t Always a Supervillain

September 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

Summer is coming to a close, and with it the end of a steady stream of superhero movies that have been lighting up the box office over the past few months. But while on-screen heroes have been lassoing bad guys […]

Hacker, Malware

Iranian Hackers Target Aerospace, Energy Companies

September 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

A cyber espionage group linked by security researchers to the Iranian government has been observed targeting aerospace and energy organizations in the United States, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. The threat actor, tracked by FireEye as APT33, is believed to […]