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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. […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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, […]


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Despite potential fines, GDPR compliance rate remains low

December 4, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

58% of surveyed businesses worldwide failed to address requests made from individuals seeking to obtain a copy of their personal data as required by GDPR within the one-month time limit set out in the regulation, reveals updated research from Talend. […]


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How DNS filtering works and why businesses need it

December 4, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a cornerstone of the internet. DNS servers connect URL names that humans can read to unique Internet Protocol (IP) addresses that web browsers can understand. Without DNS, we’d all be typing in long, seemingly […]


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European cybersecurity market to exceed $65 billion by 2025

December 3, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The European cybersecurity market is determined to exceed $65 billion by 2025, according to Graphical Research. This growth is attributed to strong government initiatives to promote data safety and hefty investments in cybersecurity solutions. Industry sectors and cybersecurity The increasing […]


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CrowdStrike, Ukraine, and the DNC server: Timeline and facts

December 3, 2019

Via: CSO Online

President Donald Trump, Senator John Kennedy from Louisiana and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have all given credence to what cybersecurity experts and the US intelligence community deride as a baseless conspiracy theory pushed by Russia. That theory posits that […]


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5G IoT security: Opportunity comes with risks

December 2, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Slowly but surely, 5G digital cellular networks are being set up around the world. It will take years for widespread coverage and use to be achieved, so what better time than now for finding a way to ease into it […]


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How can financial institutions prevent shopping season fraud?

November 28, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the years’ busiest shopping days. For consumers and retailers alike, it marks the beginning of the winter holiday shopping season, as well as a time when organizations have to do their best […]