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Network security

7 Big Factors Putting Small Businesses At Risk

August 21, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Cybercriminals are increasingly taking aim at smaller organizations. This puts small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in a tough spot. Faced with a long list of cyberthreats, they also are operating with smaller budgets and staff constraints, both of which can […]


Network security

Bipartisan panel to issue recommendations for defending US against cyberattacks early next year

August 21, 2019

Via: The Hill

A congressionally mandated commission plans to issue its recommendations for protecting the U.S. against cyberattacks early next year, a former top official at the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday. The Cyberspace Solarium Commission — made up of bipartisan members […]


Network security

Securing the Industrial Internet of Things in the Utilities Sector

August 21, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

The French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr once said, “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose,” which translates to, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” What does this have to do with the industrial internet of […]


Network security

With shadow IT running rampant, how can IT keep pace?

August 20, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Data privacy is high on the minds of businesses and consumers alike, as society at large is getting wise to the potential dangers that even seemingly innocuous apps (ie. FaceApp) might expose them to. That’s why it’s critical that enterprise […]


Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

VLC users urged to implement latest security update

August 20, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

VLC, the popular cross-platform media player, has reached version 3.0.8, which fixes over a dozen security vulnerabilities, some of which could be exploited by attackers to achieve code execution on victims’ machines. About VLC VLC is an extremely popular piece […]


Network security

Trump alleges Google manipulated voters against him

August 20, 2019

Via: The Hill

President Trump alleged Monday that Google manipulated millions of voters into supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, saying the company “should be sued” in his latest attack on the tech giant. The president in a […]


Cloud security, Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

AWS: No Significant Issues at Other Alleged Targets of Capital One Hacker

August 19, 2019

Via: Security Week

Thompson, who used the online moniker “erratic,” has been accused of accessing the personal information of roughly 106 million people — 100 million in the United States and 6 million in Canada — including, in some cases, social security numbers […]


Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Digital transformation helps companies work smarter yet makes them vulnerable to breaches

August 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

While digital transformation helps companies work smarter, there is a risk that the ongoing digitization may unlock a host of security vulnerabilities that can cost companies money, time, intellectual property, and customer trust, according to a Canon survey. All organizations […]


Network security

3,813 breaches were reported through June 30, exposing over 4.1 billion records

August 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The number of reported breaches has gone up by 54% and the number of exposed records by 52% compared to the first six months of 2018 according to the 2019 MidYear QuickView Data Breach Report, released by Risk Based Security. […]


Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

Hackers steal 700,000 guest records from Choice Hotels

August 15, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Choice Hotels, a hospitality franchisor based in Maryland that owns chains such as Comfort Inn, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge and Cambria Hotels, has suffered a cyber incident that exposed 700,000 guest records, including full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses […]