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Network security

Ransomware Can Hit Small Businesses Big Time

May 23, 2018

Via: Zone Alarm

You run a small business. Great. Keep strong. Among all of your challenges and concerns, ignoring data protection simply isn’t an option. As small a company, you’re still a potential target for the “big business” of ransomware, that is having […]


Malware, Mobile security, Virus & Malware

Roaming Mantis Swarms Globally, Spawning iOS Phishing, Cryptomining

May 22, 2018

Via: Threat Post

The Roaming Mantis mobile banking trojan is roaming further afield than it ever has before. Recent analysis shows that the malware has rapidly evolved just in the past month. It’s now targeting Europe and the Middle East in addition to […]


Network security

Congress to receive classified briefing on election security

May 22, 2018

Via: The Hill

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has rescheduled a briefing for Congress on election security, which will now be classified, for Tuesday morning. Top U.S. officials are expected to brief lawmakers behind closed doors on current threats and risks to the […]


Network security

Federal CIOs, racing to modernize IT, get a boost from the White House

May 21, 2018

Via: CIO

Critics of the way government handles IT often question why federal agencies can’t run more like the private sector. Some federal CIOs will tell them that they’re making strides in that direction. At the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, for instance, an […]


Featured

Vulnerable or Not? How Your Employees Respond to Cyber Threats

May 18, 2018

Via: James Hughes

With the risk of a cyberattack now being classified as the top threat to organizations, companies all around the globe are still hesitant to spend money to improve their security systems or train their employees. Security threats can put an […]


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 […]


Cloud security

Firefox Saves Screenshots to Publicly Accessible Cloud Servers

May 16, 2018

Via: Security Week

Mozilla’s Firefox browser allows users to take screenshots of entire pages or sections of pages and save them to the cloud, but is making them publicly accessible by default, an ethical hacker has discovered. Introduced in the browser last fall, […]


Network security

White House axes top cyberczar role; DHS unveils new cybersecurity strategy

May 16, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Even as Homeland Security released a new strategy for identifying and managing cybersecurity risks, the White House axed the cybersecurity coordinator position on the National Security Council because the role is no longer considered necessary. Granted these are two separate […]


Network security, Privacy protection

Democrats ask FTC to investigate Google’s data collection practices

May 15, 2018

Via: The Hill

Two Democratic senators in a letter on Monday urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Google has deceptively collected location data on Android users, even when such services are disabled. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) asked […]


Network security

Facebook Suspends 200 Apps Over Data Misuse

May 14, 2018

Via: Security Week

Facebook said Monday it has suspended “around 200” apps on its platform as part of an investigation into misuse of private user data. The investigation was launched after revelations that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica hijacked data on some 87 […]