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Network security, Virus & Malware

Less Than Half of Cyberattacks Detected via Antivirus: SANS

July 17, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Companies are buying next-gen antivirus and fileless attack detection tools but few have the resources to use them, researchers report. Businesses are investing in more advanced endpoint security tools but don’t have the means to properly implement and use them, […]


Network security

Trump – Putin meeting: “I don’t see any reason” for Russia to interfere with the US presidential election

July 17, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Today the controversial meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump was held in Helsinki, but as expected Russian President denied any interference with the 2016 US election. After the meeting, Putin and Trump made a joint […]


Hacker, Network security

Illinois’ elections board requests confirmation Mueller identified hackers in data breach

July 16, 2018

Via: The Hill

The Illinois state election board said Friday that it is likely the state referred to in special counsel Robert Mueller’s latest indictment as having been hacked into by Russian intelligence officers, the Chicago Tribune reported. Illinois officials said Friday that […]


Privacy protection

EU lawmakers threaten businesses relying on Privacy Shield

July 16, 2018

Via: CIO

A vote by European Union lawmakers seeking to suspend Privacy Shield could spell bad news for businesses that have built their GDPR compliance strategy on adherence to the EU-U.S. data transfer agreement’s principles. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, like […]


Network security

Businesses Struggle to Build ‘Security-First’ Culture

July 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

New Accenture study finds half of businesses provide cybersecurity training for new hires and only 40% of CISOs prioritize building or expanding insider threat programs. More than half of businesses base their cybersecurity investments solely on today’s known risks and […]


Application security, Mobile security

Apple Releases Wave of Security Updates

July 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Apple updates software for nearly every hardware platform, though one new feature almost steals the security show. Apple has released a set of updates to its operating system across its range of hardware, from the Apple Watch to the Mac. […]


Network security

Why Multifactor Authentication Is Crucial to Strengthen Mainframe Security

July 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Mainframes are built to be far more reliable and scalable than common endpoints and systems. However, the security guarding the valuable data they hold may not always meet the same standard. But what can be done to strengthen mainframe security? […]


Network security

How to Get Directors On Board With Cyber Risk Governance

July 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

“Cybersecurity cannot be guaranteed, but a timely and appropriate reaction can,” noted a recent report from the Directors and Chief Risk Officers Group (DCRO). The DCRO is made up of over 2,000 board and C-suite officers from more than 100 […]


Network security

Why Banning Risks to Cybersecurity Doesn’t Actually Improve Cybersecurity

July 5, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

There’s a prevailing mindset that suggests if organizations ban all the things that pose risks to overall cybersecurity, they’re taking the most effective approach to make their organizations secure. Initially, that line of thinking seems sensible in some regards. After […]


Privacy protection

Trump slams NSA for deleting call records, calls it a ‘disgrace’

July 4, 2018

Via: The Hill

The president cited recent revelations that the spy agency was forced to delete scores of call records it stores for foreign spying efforts because of “technical irregularities.” Trump, who lashed out at the NSA on Twitter, also seemed to suggest […]