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Category: Security


Cloud security, Security

Most enterprises hit cloud migration problems, still run apps on legacy operating systems

December 9, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

More than nine out of 10 of US enterprises in the Dow Jones, Fortune 250 and 500, and S&P 100 have run into cloud migration problems when it comes to moving legacy business applications to the cloud, with over three […]


Network security

Top 5 cybersecurity predictions for 2020

December 9, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

When it comes to cybersecurity, staying ahead of threats – rather than reacting to them – is critical. In a constantly evolving threat landscape, plugging holes – or designing one’s security posture for yesterday’s threats – just isn’t enough anymore. […]


Network security

DHS Retreats on Possible Facial Screening of US Citizens

December 9, 2019

Via: Security Week

The department said Thursday that it has no plans to expand facial recognition to U.S. citizens. A spokesman said DHS will delete the idea from its regulatory agenda, where privacy advocates spotted it this week. The advocates and lawmakers accused […]


Cloud security, Security

Cloud Security Alliance launches credentials for auditing cloud computing systems

December 6, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, announced the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK), the only credential for industry professionals […]


Network security

Top compliance and risk management challenges for financial organizations

December 6, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Notable regulatory compliance and risk challenges remain high in a number of key areas for U.S. banks and credit unions, according to the results of a Wolters Kluwer survey. Rising risk challenges for financial organizations This year’s survey generated a […]


Cloud security, Mobile security

AT&T, Verizon Subscribers Exposed as Mobile Bills Turn Up on the Open Web

December 6, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Names, addresses, phone numbers, call and text message records and account PINs were all caught up in a cloud misconfiguration. Hundreds of thousands of mobile phone bills for AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile subscribers have been laid open to anyone with […]


Access control, Mobile, Mobile security, Privacy protection, Security

CPoC: New data security standard for contactless payments

December 5, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a new data security standard for solutions that enable merchants to accept contactless payments using a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) mobile device with near-field communication (NFC). PCI CPoC Standard Using the PCI Contactless […]


Cloud security

G Suite admins get restricted security code option

December 5, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Earlier this year, Google provided G Suite admins and users with a new 2FA option: one-time security codes based on security keys. Now it offers a new option to make them more secure: admins can limit their use to the […]


Cloud security

AWS Unveils New Security Services and Capabilities

December 5, 2019

Via: Security Week

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has expanded its portfolio with three new services and capabilities meant to help organizations build and operate securely in the cloud. With the new Amazon Detective, customers can increase efficiency when investigating incidents across workloads. Currently […]


Network security

Senate cyber caucus to hold briefing this week on ransomware attacks

December 4, 2019

Via: The Hill

The Senate Cybersecurity Caucus will hold a classified briefing Wednesday to address the ongoing spree of ransomware attacks on local governments, school districts and other entities nationwide. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), the co-chairs of the caucus, […]