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Category: Network security


Network security, Security

Nearly all governmental websites serve cookies or third-party trackers

July 11, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

In some countries up to 90% of governmental websites add third-party tracker cookies without users’ consent. This occurs even in countries with strict user privacy laws, according to researchers Matthias Götze (TU Berlin), Srdjan Matic (IMDEA Software), Previous studies have […]


Network security, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Cybersecurity watchdog asks lawyers for help in the fight against ransomware

July 8, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Whether or not to pay a ransomware demand has long been an ongoing conundrum for organizations worldwide, and the UK government has decisively told solicitors to advise their clients not to pay up. A joint letter from the Information Commissioner […]


Network security, Security

New infosec products of the week: July 8, 2022

July 8, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past week, featuring releases from Action1, Kingston Digital, LogRhythm, and Socura. Kingston Digital released IronKey Locker+ 50 (LP50) USB Flash drive that provides consumer-grade security with AES hardware-encryption in XTS […]


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POST Luxembourg uses ADVA’s optical cesium technology to combat GNSS attacks

July 6, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

ADVA announced that POST Luxembourg has deployed ADVA’s Oscilloquartz optical cesium atomic clock to protect its GNSS-based timing network from jamming and spoofing cyberattacks. The country’s leading provider of ICT and telecom services is utilizing the aPNT+™ technology to meet […]


Network security, Security

How to keep attackers from using PowerShell against you

July 6, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Living off the land is not the title of a gardening book. It’s the goal of attackers going after your network. Rather than installing malicious software on your network that antivirus software might flag, attackers use the code already there […]


Network security, Security

An updated pipeline security directive is underway, reflecting TSA struggles

July 6, 2022

Via: CSO Online

In the immediate aftermath of the devastating ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) issued in May 2021 a hastily prepared security directive that required oil and gas pipeline companies to report every security incident to […]


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Cybersecurity is driving digital transformation in alternative investment institutions

July 5, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

As the alternative investment industry tackles a rapidly changing threat landscape, increased regulation, and a continuous need to innovate, most firms are increasing their DX and security budgets and cite security as critically important to their DX initiatives, according to […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

NXM Autonomous Security platform protects space infrastructure and IoT devices from cyberattacks

July 1, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

NXM Labs unveiled its NXM Autonomous Security platform that prevents hackers from gaining unauthorized access to commercial, industrial, medical, or consumer internet of things (IoT) devices. Tested in collaboration with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology (Caltech), […]


Network security, Security

Infosec products of the month: June 2022

July 1, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past month, featuring releases from: Acronis, Arcserve, Black Kite, Cavelo, Code42, ComplyCube, Cynet, Elastic, ESET, Feroot, Fusion Risk Management, G-Core Labs, Hillstone Networks, Incognia, Living Security, Lumu, NetWitness, Optiv Security, […]


Network security, Security

Enveil ZeroReveal ML Encrypted Training enables secure usage of cross-silo data sources

June 29, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Enveil released its new encrypted training solution, ZeroReveal ML Encrypted Training (ZMET). The enterprise-ready product extends the boundary of trusted compute by enabling encrypted federated learning and the secure usage of disparate, decentralized datasets for machine learning applications. Designed to […]


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Biden Signs Two Cybersecurity Bills Into Law

June 23, 2022

Via: Security Week

The Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act, which has been around since 2018, proposes a program under which certain federal employees can be temporarily moved to other agencies in an effort to boost their skills. Agencies can determine whether a […]


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Congressional hearings focus on AI, machine learning challenges in cybersecurity

June 14, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Congressional hearings on artificial intelligence and machine learning in cyberspace quietly took place in the U.S. Senate Armed Forces Committee’s Subcommittee on Cyber in early May 2022. The committee discussed the topic with representatives from Google, Microsoft and the Center […]


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40% of enterprises don’t include business-critical systems in their cybersecurity monitoring

June 3, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Logpoint has announced findings from a recent poll to uncover the security and cost implications enterprises face with their existing IT infrastructure. The poll was targeted at cybersecurity and IT professionals in both the U.S. and UK. The problem with […]


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Google Announces New Chrome and Chrome OS Security Features for Enterprises

May 27, 2022

Via: Security Week

Google has boasted that Chrome OS has never been hit by ransomware and says there is no evidence of a “successful virus attack”. The Chrome browser, on the other hand, has been increasingly targeted in zero-day attacks. The tech giant […]


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Twitter Fined $150M for Security Data Misuse

May 26, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a $150 million fine against Twitter for misrepresenting its security and privacy practices. The FTC, in cooperation with the Department of Justice (DoJ), says that Twitter has been using the email addresses and […]


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Europe moves closer to stricter cybersecurity standards, reporting regs

May 17, 2022

Via: The Register

Europe has moved closer toward new cybersecurity standards and reporting rules following a provisional network and information systems agreement dubbed NIS2 by the European Council and Parliament. Once approved, NIS2 [PDF] will replace the current Directive on Security of Network […]


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A year later, Biden’s cybersecurity executive order driving positive change

May 12, 2022

Via: CSO Online

A year ago today, U.S. President Joe Biden released the ambitious Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity following a series of devastating and destructive cyberattacks. The executive order (EO) triggered an avalanche of rulemakings across the federal government to […]


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Africa Grapples With Way Forward on Cybercrime

May 11, 2022

Via: Security Week

Countries south of the Sahara are some of the world’s fastest-growing online markets — which makes them both attractive and vulnerable to cybercrime, say specialists. “The issue of cybersecurity has to be raised to the core duties of the state,” […]


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A checklist to help healthcare organizations respond to a serious cyberattack

May 4, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

How should organizations in the healthcare sector respond to outage due to a serious cyberattack? The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council’s (HSCC) Cybersecurity Working Group (CWG) has released a tactical checklist aimed at helping operational staff and executive […]


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IoT and Cybersecurity: What’s the Future?

May 2, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

They continuously send and receive data via the internet and can be the easiest way for a hacker to access your home network. IoT devices can spy on people, steal data, or bring down vast swathes of the internet, as […]