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Network security

How GDPR Forces Marketers to Rethink Data & Security

April 16, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The European regulation is making marketing technology companies re-examine their security, and that’s a good thing. Multinational marketers are closing in on the May 25 date by which they must comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As […]


Data loss, Network security

Have We Reached Data Breach Fatigue?

April 12, 2018

Via: Security Week

With RSA Conference about to convene, it’s a good time to think about the year (OK, this time it is 14 months) that has passed since the last RSA Conference and wonder if we have made any real, discernible progress. […]


Data loss, Network security

2.6 Billion-Plus Data Records Breached Last Year

April 12, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Every minute, nearly 5,000 data records are lost or stolen somewhere around the globe: that’s more than 7.1 million a day. New data from security firm Gemalto’s annual Breach Level Index calculated more than 2.6 billion data records were compromised […]


Network security

Critical Infrastructure Threat Is Much Worse Than We Thought

April 10, 2018

Via: Security Week

Last October the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) published a technical alert on advanced persistent threat (APT) activity targeting energy and other critical infrastructure sectors. Recently, it was updated with new information uncovered since the original report, and […]


Network security

Facebook Bolsters Privacy Measures With New Data Access Restrictions

April 5, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Facebook on Wednesday listed a number of new data access restrictions as the social media company looks to reassure end users that their personal information will remain private. The new measures, detailed in a post by Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer, […]


Network security

RSA Conference: CISOs’ top 4 cybersecurity priorities

April 4, 2018

Via: CSO Online

When cybersecurity executives head to the RSA Conference, they will be looking for information about threat intelligence, SOAPA, business risk, and changing security perimeters. I’ve spent a good amount of time talking to CISOs over the past few months to […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Lawmakers press Linux on security of open-source software

April 3, 2018

Via: The Hill

Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are pressing the nonprofit Linux Foundation on how the tech community can better mitigate vulnerabilities in open-source software. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the committee chairman, and Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) sent […]


Network security

Is Security Accelerating Your Business?

April 2, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

With an ever-growing list of security and compliance requirements, security can hinder or slow business initiatives. Is your security department stuck in slow gear or can it go faster? There’s a fundamental push and pull between business and security that […]


Network security

Facebook Details Election Security Improvements

April 2, 2018

Via: Security Week

While under heavy fire for the user privacy blunder involving U.K. firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook took its time this week to present some of the steps it is taking to protect elections from abuse and exploitation on its platform. The […]


Network security

FBI warns of scammers offering fraudulent tech services

March 30, 2018

Via: The Hill

The FBI is warning of widespread scams in which criminals pose as security or tech professionals offering fraudulent technology support to victims for financial gain. The bureau’s Internet Crime Complaint Center issued an alert on the scams this week, warning […]