Top

Category: Network security


Network security

Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify at election security hearing

May 21, 2019

Via: The Hill

Google, Facebook and Twitter will send representatives to testify at an upcoming hearing on election security, the House Oversight and Reform Committee announced Monday. The officials will likely field questions about their companies’ efforts to stave off disinformation and manipulation […]


Network security

US Warns Chinese Drones May Steal Data: Report

May 21, 2019

Via: Security Week

The Department of Homeland Security sent out an alert on Monday flagging drones built in China as a “potential risk to an organization’s information”, CNN reported. The US government has “strong concerns about any technology product that takes American data […]


Mobile security, Network security

How Cyber-Secure Are Business Travelers? New Report Says Not Very

May 21, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

I travel frequently for business — to industry conferences such as RSA Conference and Black Hat and meeting with clients. Whenever I travel, I bring my work laptop, my personal cellphone enabled with work email and calendar, and, of course, […]


Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

Florida lawmakers push FBI, DHS to declassify names of the two counties hacked by Russia in 2016

May 20, 2019

Via: The Hill

A bipartisan House delegation from Florida said Thursday they are pushing the FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to declassify the names of the two Sunshine State counties that Russia hacked during the 2016 presidential election. The delegation, led […]


Network security

US Bans Foreign Equipment that Threatens National Security, Implicating Huawei

May 16, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Have Huawei and affiliates been ostracized from the US for fear of cyberespionage? Casting foreign technology as a serious risk to national security, US President Donald Trump has banned telecom companies in the US from deploying equipment made in foreign […]


Network security

Attackers Are Messing with Encryption Traffic to Evade Detection

May 16, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Online attackers are trying to obscure their encrypted traffic in an attempt to evade detection, using a technique known as “cipher stunting,” according to Internet infrastructure and security firm Akamai. Cipher stuffing modifies the fingerprint of communications encrypted with secure […]


Network security

Organizations dissatisfied with WAFs ineffective protection, time-consuming management, high cost

May 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Only 40% of organizations are satisfied with their web application firewall (WAF), according to the Ponemon Institute report released by Cequence Security. The State of Web Application Firewalls report is based on data gathered from 595 organizations across the U.S. […]


Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Security spring cleaning: 5 tips for tidying up network safeguards

May 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Networks need regular cleaning just like your home, car or garage. Why? The answer is simple – poor security hygiene can lead to major data breaches. If you don’t regularly review your network, potential weaknesses and vulnerabilities will stack up. […]


Network security

Equifax has bled $1.4 billion from 2017 breach, so far

May 14, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Nearly two years after suffering a massive data breach, credit bureau Equifax is still bleeding money in settlements and legal fees. Equifax’s latest earnings release tallies the costs associated with its 2017 cybersecurity incident at over $1.4 billion, which includes […]


Network security

PII capturing websites still applying poor security measures one year after GDPR

May 13, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

One year after the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, 1 in 10 PII capturing websites belonging to the top 10 UK financial services organizations are still doing so without adequate security measures, potentially breaching GDPR guidelines, […]