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Category: Network security


Network security, Security

Businesses prioritize security and collaboration tools to manage sustained remote work environments

August 11, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

77 percent of IT professionals believe they were prepared to manage the rapid shift to remote work during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to TeamViewer. Among those surveyed, the percentage working from home had abruptly jumped from 28 percent prior to […]


Network security, Security

TikTok, WeChat Bans Not Crucial to US Security: Experts

August 10, 2020

Via: Security Week

In announcing the bans — to take effect in 45 days — Trump declared Thursday that Chinese mobile apps “threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.” Data collection by the apps, he argued “threatens to […]


Network security, Security

How the US Can Prevent the Next ‘Cyber 9/11’

August 6, 2020

Via: Wired

CALLING THE PAST month a tumultuous one for United States digital policy might be an understatement. Between remote working and learning, Netflix binging, and doomscrolling, internet usage has swelled during the pandemic. The Trump administration, meanwhile, continues its campaign against […]


Network security, Security

How drones affect your threat model

August 3, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Most security leaders are unlikely to have drones on the list of threats they need to defend against on the cyber or physical security front. Drones can, however, introduce new risks that organizations need to recognize and address proactively, say […]


Network security, Security

Microsoft May Be TikTok’s Privacy and Security Lifeline

August 3, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Is Microsoft coming to TikTok’s rescue? It appears that’s a very strong possibility following President Donald Trump’s threat Friday to ban the app in the U.S. In a statement late Sunday, Microsoft says it’s discussing acquiring a portion of TikTok. […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Cisco fixes critical flaws in data center and SD-WAN solutions

July 31, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Cisco has released another batch of critical security updates for flaws in Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCMN) and the Cisco SD-WAN Solution software. Cisco Data Center Network Manager flaws Cisco Data Center Network Manager is the network management platform […]


Mobile, Network security, Security, Wireless security

US Warns of ‘Consequences’ If Brazil Picks Huawei 5G

July 30, 2020

Via: Security Week

“I wouldn’t say there would be retaliation, but there would be consequences” if Brazil goes against US advice and picks the Chinese firm, Ambassador Todd Chapman told newspaper Globo. Brazil is due to launch a tender next year for the […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Network security, Security

US, UK Warn of Malware Targeting QNAP NAS Devices

July 28, 2020

Via: Security Week

Dubbed QSnatch, the malware was first observed last year, and QNAP in November issued a security advisory to alert users of the risks associated with it and to provide recommendations on how they can remain protected. At the time, the […]


Application security, Network security, Security

What Would Happen If TikTok Was Banned?

July 24, 2020

Via: Wired

ALL THE KIDS are talking about it. And now, so are government officials and corporate bigwigs. An app typically known for short, clever videos (and lots of dancing), TikTok has recently found itself at the center of international scrutiny. Critics […]


Network security, Security

Leveraging Open Source Can be Powerful for Cybersecurity

July 24, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Security vendors and end users have access to the same technology and resources, if not more, than the threat actor community. However, the area where cybersecurity falls short as an industry is teamwork. Vendors and end users rarely talk to […]