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Category: Security


Network security

Building a modern data registry: Go beyond data classification

April 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

For organizations, understanding what data they store and analyze is gaining increasing urgency due to new privacy regulations, from the Global Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (LGPD). But […]


Cloud security, Security

Cloud Security Spend Set to Reach $12.6B by 2023

April 19, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Growth corresponds with a greater reliance on public cloud services. Businesses are expected to spend $12.6 billion on cloud security tools by 2023, up from $5.6 billion in 2018 and with an especially close focus on public cloud native platform […]


Network security

Facebook’s latest blunders affected contacts and passwords for millions of users

April 19, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Facebook has a long, long record of privacy fails and data scandals, but even by its standards the latest one is a jaw-dropper: the platform has revealed up to 1.5 million Facebook users might have had their email contacts unknowingly […]


Network security

One hundred percent of endpoint security tools eventually fail

April 18, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Endpoint security tools and agents fail, reliably and predictably, according to the 2019 Global Endpoint Security Trends Report from Absolute. From there, every additional security tool only amplifies complexity and increases the probability of failure and decay, in turn, exposing […]


Featured, Network security, Security

Top 5G Security Challenges

April 18, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

In the past decades, the telecommunications industry has seen massive changes. We’ve gone from first mobile phone to 4G LTE, and we’re now getting ready to enter a new era of intelligent connectivity, the era of 5G networks. What is […]


Access control, Identity theft, Security

Banks continue to prioritize risk management over customer convenience

April 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Almost three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to a recent poll by FICO. Of specific concern are transactions completed when neither the card nor the cardholder is physically […]


Cloud security, Security

What is driving organizations’ cloud adoption?

April 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Cloud adoption is gaining momentum, as 36 percent of organizations are currently in the process of migrating to the cloud while close to 20 percent consider themselves to be in the advanced stages of implementation, according to the second annual […]


Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

Ecuador Says Hit by 40 Million Cyber Attacks Since Assange Arrest

April 16, 2019

Via: Security Week

Ecuador said on Monday it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the webpages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of political asylum. Patricio Real, Ecuador’s deputy minister for information and communication technologies, said the attacks, which […]


Network security

Rogue Waves: Preparing the Internet for the Next Mega DDoS Attack

April 15, 2019

Via: Threat Post

When you think of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack at this point in the age of the internet, you might be thinking they’re old news. But when a multi-million-dollar business can be easily taken offline by an unskilled adversary and […]


Network security

Manufacturing sector most vulnerable to insider threats

April 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Almost three quarters of the 650+ international IT professionals Gurucul canvassed said they are vulnerable to insider threats, and ranked user error (39%) and malicious insiders (35%) ahead of account compromise (26%) as their leading concern. Small enterprises reported being […]