Tag: Tech

Access control, Mobile

Apple’s Face ID can be quickly disabled in an emergency

September 18, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

A week ago, Apple debuted iPhone X and Face ID, a new biometric security mechanism that replaces Touch ID. Face ID allows users to unlock their iPhone with their face. The same mechanism can also be used to make purchases […]

Network security, Privacy protection

Windows 10 will get a privacy boost with Fall Creators Update

September 14, 2017

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is set to further bolster Window 10’s privacy tools in the upcoming Fall Creators Update, having revealed new changes people can expect when they download the free update from October 17. In a blog post Marisa Rogers, Windows Devices […]

Network security, Threats & Malware

From Suspicious Activity to Suspended Account in Less Than a Minute: Stopping Insider Threats With Automation

September 13, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

You read the headlines and understand industry trends. There are plenty of horror stories to reference. Organizations have had their reputations destroyed and entire corporations have gone out of business due to insider attacks. How can you avoid being the […]

Security, Tech

AI, ML – is it all just BS?

September 12, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Read a security related press release or been to an event recently? You’ve no doubt been wondering how you managed to do your job all this time without Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine Learning (ML).Do these technologies really live up […]

Security, Threats & Malware

Cyber resiliency – a key to corporate survival (and sleep)

September 11, 2017

Via: CSO Online

For those of us in the healthcare industry, and I suspect many others, the  WannaCry ransomware attack is now referred to as the weekend without sleep. In my organization, a cross-section of folks from all areas spent most of their […]

Security, Tech

A practical guide to machine learning in business

September 8, 2017

Via: CIO

Machine learning is transforming business. But even as the technology advances, companies still struggle to take advantage of it, largely because they don’t understand how to strategically implement machine learning in service of business goals. Hype hasn’t helped, sowing confusion […]

Cyber-crime, Data loss

Russia Sentences Two ‘Humpty Dumpty’ Hackers

September 7, 2017

Via: DataBreach Today

Two Russian hackers, members of a group called “Shaltay-Boltai” – Humpty Dumpty in Russian – have been sentenced to serve three years in prison, according to the Russian Legal Information Agency, or RAPSI. Alexander Filinov, aka “Mad Hatter,” and Konstantin Teplyakov, […]

Cyber-crime, Hacker

Dragonfly hackers gained operational access to European, US power companies

September 7, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

The Dragonfly hacking group is back – or should we say it probably never went away – and is still interested in penetrating the networks of European and US companies in the energy sector. Even worse, their efforts have been […]

Privacy protection

Tempted to join the games in the crytpcurrency playground?

September 5, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Should central banks be worried about cryptocurrency – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Monero and hundreds of others? Perhaps more important, should you – the average, privacy-conscious person or even the not-so-average Dark Web drug dealer – be worried? That depends in […]

Network security

Security chatbot empowers junior analysts, helps fill cybersecurity gap

September 1, 2017

Via: CSO Online

The alarming number of unfilled jobs in information security has many leaders in the industry wondering how to solve the manpower problem. Awareness is part of the problem — in that the pipelines aren’t getting filled fast because many young […]