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Malware, Phishing, Security

Office 365 Phishing attacks create a sustained insider nightmare for IT

September 20, 2017

Via: CSO Online

DERBYCON – Earlier this month, Salted Hash deconstructed a Phishing email that had bypassed company filters and made into the general inbox. The email focused on an outdated company subdivision, and was easily spotted as a scam. However, we’ve since […]


Network security, Security

Infosec weakest links: Negligent employees and poor password policies

September 19, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

54% of respondents to a Ponemon Institute study that involved more than 1,000 IT professionals said negligent employees were the root cause of a data breach. The study found that strong passwords and biometrics continue to be an essential part […]


Security, Tech

AI will change the face of security, but is it still the stuff of sci-fi?

September 18, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

The technology industry has always had a big problem with hype, with marketing teams, analysts and the media alike tending to fixate on the next big thing that will revolutionise our lives. Artificial intelligence is the latest technology to be […]


Security, Threats & Malware

20 Questions to Help Achieve Security Program Goals

September 13, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

There are always projects, maturity improvements, and risk mitigation endeavors on the horizon. Here’s how to keep them from drifting into the sunset. Recently, I was at the beach and found myself gazing out toward the horizon. Of course, as […]


Security, Tech

AI, ML – is it all just BS?

September 12, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Read a security related press release or been to an event recently? You’ve no doubt been wondering how you managed to do your job all this time without Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine Learning (ML).Do these technologies really live up […]


Data loss, Security

7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach

September 11, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The exposure of PII belonging to 143 million US consumers raises questions about the continued use of SSNs as identifiers, breach liability and app sec spending. Application Vulnerabilities Remain The Achilles Heel Application-level vulnerabilities have caused far more data breaches […]


Security, Threats & Malware

Cyber resiliency – a key to corporate survival (and sleep)

September 11, 2017

Via: CSO Online

For those of us in the healthcare industry, and I suspect many others, the  WannaCry ransomware attack is now referred to as the weekend without sleep. In my organization, a cross-section of folks from all areas spent most of their […]


Security, Tech

A practical guide to machine learning in business

September 8, 2017

Via: CIO

Machine learning is transforming business. But even as the technology advances, companies still struggle to take advantage of it, largely because they don’t understand how to strategically implement machine learning in service of business goals. Hype hasn’t helped, sowing confusion […]


Security, Threats & Malware

Insider threats and ransomware are most feared, followed by DDoS attacks

September 8, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

A new SANS survey found that ransomware, insider threats and denial of service are considered the top three threats organizations face when it comes to securing sensitive data. According to the study, 78 percent of respondents report encountering two or […]


Malware, Security

CodeFork hackers fooled many security solutions. How about yours?

September 7, 2017

Via: Radware Blog

As a result of Radware’s recent acquisition of Seculert, the startup that developed machine-learning algorithms that are capable of detecting and blocking zero-day malwares in cloud environments, Radware has expanded its research capabilities to include malware intelligence. For the past […]