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Category: Security


Access control, Security

FBI recommends using passphrases instead of complex passwords

February 24, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Recent guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) highlights that the password length is much more important than password complexity. The recommendations are part of the Protected Voices initiative launched by the FBI to help 2020 political […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Network security, Security

5G security is a mess. Could digital certificates help?

February 21, 2020

Via: CSO Online

As countries around the world begin deploying 5G technology, the promises of faster speeds and better service sometime obscure a host of security issues affecting the next-generation cellular technology. These security concerns exist despite improvements in data encryption, authentication and […]


Cloud security, Security

Making Cloud Security a Team Sport

February 21, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

While most large enterprises are moving to the cloud in some form, the path is never as direct as chief information officers (CIOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs) might like it to be. Most come to terms with the […]


Network security, Security

What is flowing through your enterprise network?

February 20, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Since Edward Snowden’s revelations of sweeping internet surveillance by the NSA, the push to encrypt the web has been unrelenting. Bolstered by Google’s various initiatives (e.g., its prioritizing of websites that use encryption in Google Search results, making Chrome mark […]


Network security, Security

Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks

February 20, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

Organizations are more quickly detecting attackers in their networks and systems, but the majority of attacks are still being found by third parties and not by internal security groups. In 2019, companies needed 56 days, on average, to detect an […]


Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

APIs are becoming a major target for credential stuffing attacks

February 19, 2020

Via: CSO Online

New data from security and content delivery company Akamai shows that one in every five attempts to gain unauthorized access to user accounts is now done through application programming interfaces (APIs) instead of user-facing login pages. This trend is even […]


Network security, Security

5 Ways artificial intelligence Is Being Used to Keep Sensitive Information Secure

February 19, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an immensely helpful tool for businesses and consumers alike. By processing data quickly and predicting analytics, AI can do everything from automating systems to protecting information. In fact, keeping data secure is a significant part of […]


Application security, Security

Microsoft Trials Election Security Solution in Wisconsin

February 18, 2020

Via: Security Week

Introduced in May 2019, the free software development kit (SDK) was created in collaboration with Galois, aiming to provide end-to-end verification of elections. Moreover, the tool opens election results to third-party organizations for secure validation. Made available last year to […]


Access control, Network security, Security

Security Think Tank: Zero trust strategies must start small, then grow

February 18, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

It is widely recognised that the traditional boundary protection approach to security is broken, particularly in the era of cloud services and remote working, where it is no longer possible to identify your perimeter, or trust those who purport to […]


Network security, Security

5 things you should know about cybersecurity insurance

February 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

You leave kerosene-soaked rags all around your house. You chain smoke. One day, while relaxing in front of an episode of CSI:Cyber, your hand slips and a lit cigarette sets your sofa on fire. Your house burns down. The insurance […]