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Network security

House Homeland Security Republicans to introduce slew of cybersecurity bills

June 18, 2019

Via: The Hill

Republicans on the House Homeland Security Committee are gearing up to introduce a bevy of bills aimed at enhancing the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cybersecurity capabilities. The bills are the first glimpse into the new “American Security Agenda” that […]


Network security

Democratic senator accuses White House of blocking election security legislation

June 18, 2019

Via: The Hill

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) on Monday said the White House is blocking election security legislation from moving through the Senate. Warner said during an event at the Council on Foreign Relations that multiple measures he has introduced to secure U.S. […]


Network security

Worldwide IoT spending forecast to reach $726 billion this year

June 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to pass the $1.0 trillion mark in 2022, reaching $1.1 trillion in 2023. CAGR for IoT spending A new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Internet of […]


Network security

Human error still the cause of many data breaches

June 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

With the incidence of reported data breaches on the rise, more than half of all C-suite executives (C-Suites) (53%) and nearly three in 10 Small Business Owners (SBOs) (28%) who suffered a breach reveal that human error or accidental loss […]


Data loss, Network security, Threats & Malware

5G subscriptions to reach 1.9 billion in 2024, critical IoT connections on the rise

June 14, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Rapid early momentum and enthusiasm for 5G has led Ericsson to forecast an extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024. The June 2019 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions […]


Network security

Bipartisan bill would enable companies to defend themselves against cyberattacks

June 14, 2019

Via: The Hill

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers is seeking to enable companies to defend themselves in cyberspace. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act, introduced Thursday by Reps. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) and Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), would allow companies and individuals to leave their […]


Mobile, Network security, Privacy protection

GDPR implementation lessons can help with CCPA compliance

June 13, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The ever increasing number of data breaches has made consumers more aware of how their data is being used and has emphasized the importance of keeping personal data private, says Sovan Bin, CEO and founder of cloud data management firm […]


Access control, Hacker, Network security, Security, Threats & Malware

Massive DDos attack hit Telegram, company says most of junk traffic is from China

June 13, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

Telegram was used by protesters in Hong Kong to evade surveillance and coordinate their demonstrations against China that would allow extraditions from the country to the mainland. The country is facing the worst political crisis ùsince its 1997 handover from […]


Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

US border agency contractor breached, license plate and travelers’ photos stolen

June 11, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that a hacker may have stolen sensitive data collected by the agency from a subcontractor’s network. “On May 31, 2019, CBP learned that a subcontractor, in violation of CBP policies and without CBP’s […]


Network security

Mozilla Confirms Premium Firefox Browser With Security Features

June 11, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Mozilla Corporation is launching a premium version of the Firefox browser that will tout improved security features such as virtual private network and secure cloud storage, according to CEO Chris Beard. In a Friday interview with German media publication T3N, […]