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Network security, Security, Tech

FBI Warns Users to Reboot All SOHO Routers

May 29, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Everyone with a home router should reboot their systems as a precaution in the wake of the recently discovered VPNFilter attack infrastructure. The FBI is widening its guidance on who should reboot a SOHO router in response to the VPNFilter attack that […]


Data loss, Network security, Security

6 Ways Third Parties Can Trip Up Your Security

May 29, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The security risks posed by third parties connecting to enterprise networks are well understood. In recent years, countless organizations have suffered data breaches as the result of a security failure at a vendor, supplier, partner or other third-party with access […]


Network security, Security, Tech

Lawmakers sound alarm over Amazon face recognition software

May 29, 2018

Via: The Hill

A growing number of Democratic lawmakers and civil libertarians are voicing concerns about Amazon’s facial recognition software, worrying that it could be misused. They fear that without proper oversight the technology could hurt minority or poor communities and allow police to […]


Network security, Security

3 Ways to Maximize Security and Minimize Business Challenges

April 30, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The best strategy for choosing security tools and architecting networks is to focus on staffing and resources, risk tolerance, and business change. While security professionals like to think that a “network is a network,” in truth, every network is bespoke […]


Network security, Security, Vulnerabilities

How to Build a Corporate Culture of Cyber Awareness

April 30, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Inherent to any conversation about cyber awareness training is the reality that organizations need to change their cultures, which can’t happen without strong leadership. As we’ve seen with mobile security strategies, though, business efficiency and productivity too often trump security. […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Security

Tesla cryptojacked by currency miners

February 22, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Tesla’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud account was broken into by hackers who suckled at its computer power for cryptocurrency mining, according to security researchers at RedLock. The researchers said on Tuesday that the hackers managed to get into the administration […]


Network security, Security

How organizations are confronting escalating third-party cyber risk

February 22, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Based on in-depth interviews with security executives from 30 participating organizations across multiple industries, RiskRecon revealed how companies are managing the security risks of their complex digital supply chains and sensitive business partnerships. Researchers identified vendor-neutral capability sets comprising common, […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Security, Tech

New AI technology used by UK government to fight extremist content

February 14, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The UK Home Office on Monday unveiled a £600,000 artificial intelligence (AI) tool to automatically detect terrorist content. The Home Office cited tests that show the new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. That accuracy […]


Hacker, Privacy protection, Security, Tech

How safe are you around your smart TV?

February 14, 2018

Via: We Live Security

The times when all that our TV sets could do was show us ‘regular’ TV stations are now over. These days, such ‘old-school’ television sets are increasingly being replaced with their ‘smart’ successors, which we can use for streaming video […]


Privacy protection, Security, Tech

Blockchain Hardened devices: Can they restore privacy with security by design?

February 14, 2018

Via: We Live Security

Regardless of your favorite or most hated device due to security concerns, the technologists behind them and the software they use, should share a key concern: “Security by design (and by default)”. While a strong line of prose, Security by […]