Tag: Cybersecurity

Network security

How to protect your RDP access from ransomware attacks

August 13, 2018

Via: Malwarebytes

You didn’t really think that the ransomware wave was coming to an end, did you? You’d be tempted to think so, given the decline in reports about massive ransomware campaigns. But this relative radio silence may be due to some […]

Network security

6 Ways DevOps Can Supercharge Security

August 3, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

As the DevOps movement goes mainstream, IT security leaders have one of the best opportunities in a generation to significantly move the needle on protecting against cybersecurity risk across the entire IT stack. DevOps’ emphasis on cross-functional teaming, incremental improvements, […]

Network security, Security

Facebook’s Security and Privacy Overhaul Comes at a Price

July 27, 2018

Via: DataBreach Today

Facebook is making substantial investments to improve its data security and privacy practices. But the long-term cost of those investments and impact on the bottom line has spooked investors, leading to a $120 billion loss in market value on Thursday, […]

Network security

House panel approves bill to codify key cybersecurity program at DHS

July 26, 2018

Via: The Hill

The House Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that will codify a key cybersecurity program at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill, introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), would give the Secretary of DHS the authority […]

Malware, Virus & Malware

Calisto Trojan for macOS

July 23, 2018

Via: Securelist

An interesting aspect of studying a particular piece of malware is tracing its evolution and observing how the creators gradually add new monetization or entrenchment techniques. Also of interest are developmental prototypes that have had limited distribution or not even […]

Network security

DOJ Cybersecurity Task Force Outlines Plans for Protecting Elections

July 20, 2018

Via: Security Week

The U.S. Justice Department’s Cyber-Digital Task Force made public its first report on Thursday, covering the threat to elections, cybercrime schemes, and various other topics. The role of the Cyber-Digital Task Force, announced in February by the Attorney General, is […]

Cloud security, Mobile security

Unsanctioned Apps Invite Fox into Cybersecurity Hen House

July 16, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Conventional wisdom has shown there’s a short line between a company’s highest point of risk – its employees and a compromise. Unsanctioned, or shadow applications, are apps that haven’t been cleared by a company’s information security team. These apps, on […]

Network security

How Can an ISAC Improve Cybersecurity and Resilience?

July 16, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Sharing computer security threat information is now an established practice in IT. Whether automatically or manually, the primary motivator to pool resources is to improve your own capabilities and those of your peers for responding to security threats and incidents. […]

Data loss

Cost of data breaches rises, mega breaches cost up to $350 million

July 13, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Hidden costs in data breaches – such as lost business, negative impact on reputation and employee time spent on recovery – are difficult and expensive to manage. For example, a new study found that one-third of the cost of mega […]

Cyber-crime, Tracking

Threats financial organizations will face in 2019

July 12, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

What type of threats will financial services and banking organizations face in 2019? According to IntSights Cyber Intelligence, they should be prepared for breaches effected through compromise of established vendor software or SaaS products, and vulnerable third-party, open source software […]