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Tag: Cybersecurity


Network security, Security, Tech

6 Security Investments You May Be Wasting

May 31, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Security budgets are growing and so are security costs, with drivers coming from all sides: data breaches that are more frequent and more expensive to remediate; preventative technologies that are costly to buy and maintain; and talent that remains both […]


Cyber-crime, Data loss, Security

Fraud Protection Firm Signifyd Raises $100 Million

May 31, 2018

Via: Security Week

Signifyd, a San Jose, CA-based company that specializes in fraud protection solutions for e-commerce businesses, on Wednesday announced that it raised $100 million in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Premji Invest, with participation from existing […]


Security, Tech

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence & the Future of Cybersecurity

May 31, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The ability to learn gives security-focused AI and ML apps unrivaled speed and accuracy over their more basic, automated predecessors. But they are not a silver bullet. Yet. Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are not what most people […]


Privacy protection, Security

Facebook battles tiny startup over privacy accusations

May 30, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Is there no end to Facebook’s petty humiliations? Two weeks ago, CEO Mark Zuckerberg found himself having to account for his company’s behaviour to members of the European Parliament, the latest round in the Cambridge Analytica ‘apology tour’ that happened after badly-received […]


Application security, Mobile, Mobile security, Security

Are your Android apps sending unencrypted data?

May 30, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Have you ever wanted to know what your phone is up to? Good, then this article is for you. Phones are locked down so you don’t have to worry about what’s going on under the hood. That’s great if you […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Threats & Malware

DHS, FBI warn about malware tied to North Korean threat actor

May 30, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

US-CERT has released a new technical alert on malware used by Hidden Cobra, a threat actor whose activities they believe to be directed by the North Korean government. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation […]


Tech, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Smart cities: New threats and opportunities

May 30, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

As smart cities integrate connected technologies to operate more efficiently and improve the quality of city services, new vulnerabilities arise that require diligent governance of municipal technology. Global ISACA survey respondents flag the energy sector to be the critical infrastructure system most […]


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

Achieving More Effective Security With Collaborative Defense in Depth

May 17, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

The cybersecurity industry today remains fragmented, with some organizations having as many as 85 security tools from 45 different vendors. Many of these technologies have been acquired over multiple years to address specific challenges across the complex threat landscape. Each […]


Network security

What is cyber resilience? Building cybersecurity shock absorbers for the enterprise

May 7, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Simply put, cyber resilience is a measure of how well an organization can operate its business during a data breach or cyber attack. Security teams have measures in place to detect and stop attacks, and they have recovery plans for […]