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Editorial

Cyber Attacks & Remote Working—How Are They Related?

November 30, 2020

Via: Rachel Oldford

In the digital era, cybersecurity is very often an asset that separates mediocre businesses from extraordinary ones. And with the average cost of a data breach being around $3.86 million, it seems to also make the difference between low and […]


Editorial

5 Ways To Hire and Retain More Women in Cybersecurity

November 30, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

“I would say to women starting out in cyber to stop asking permission, and stop waiting for opportunities. If you want to transition internally ask how your employer can help you, not if they will permit you.” Eliza May Austin, […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

Defining data protection standards could be a hot topic in state legislation in 2021

November 16, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Following nationwide elections, a new line-up of state lawmakers will be joining their veteran peers to dig into a host of cybersecurity issues during 2021. Since March, many, if not most, cybersecurity issues at the state level have been derailed […]


Network security, Security

Hong Kong Updates Cybersecurity Fortification Initiative

November 6, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Cybersecurity Fortification Initiative 2.0, an updated version of the framework designed to strengthen cyber resilience in the banking and financial sector, will officially roll out in January and be implemented over the following two years, […]


Editorial

Retail Cybersecurity During Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Mitigating the Risks

October 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, the retail industry is heading into the busiest period of the year. Every year, cybercriminals seek to exploit the retail feeding frenzy by stepping up their attacks exponentially during the biggest […]


Network security, Security

Back to Basics: Pandemic Cybersecurity Trends and Solutions

October 28, 2020

Via: Security Week

Thanks to the quick transition to remote work due to the current global pandemic – coupled with cybercriminals’ penchant for taking advantage of fear, uncertainty, and doubt – security researchers have seen a surge in cybersecurity issues. Cybercriminals have been […]


Network security, Security

The 5 principles of zero-trust security

October 23, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Perimeter security is no longer the best option for enterprise IT departments. A far more flexible architecture is needed that focuses on users, devices and services. The concept of zero trust was developed to take on current and future IT […]


Network security, Security

Old School Security Tips that are More Relevant Than Ever

October 22, 2020

Via: Security Week

Cybersecurity hygiene has never been as crucial as it is today. We are working remotely, putting in more hours and dealing with new situations we haven’t experienced. For many, this change is not only stressful, but also distracting. These changes […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

25 vulnerabilities exploited by Chinese state-sponsored hackers

October 21, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a list of 25 vulnerabilities Chinese state-sponsored hackers have been recently scanning for or have exploited in attacks. “Most of the vulnerabilities […] can be exploited to gain initial access […]


Network security, Security

Study: Half of battleground states facing cybersecurity challenges ahead of election

October 15, 2020

Via: The Hill

Around half of states typically considered battleground states are facing cybersecurity challenges that put them at increased risk of a cybersecurity breach, a study released Thursday found. IT security group SecurityScorecard evaluated and ranked all U.S. states and territories on […]