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Network security

4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Security Budget

November 15, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Despite frequent news headlines describing large-scale data breaches around the globe, chief information security officers (CISOs) still struggle to justify security investments to top leadership. According to Gartner, security spending makes up only about 5.6 percent of overall IT funds. […]


Phishing

Don’t fall for fake NEO, Tether and MetaMask cryptocurrency wallets on Google Play

November 15, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Fake cryptocurrency wallets continue to creep their way into Google’s application store for Android aficionados, as one researcher has recently discovered. Using his personal website, independent researcher Lukas Stefanko sounds the alarm over four new fake cryptocurrency wallets that trick […]


Mobile security, Network security

Apple says nothing as Apple ID accounts mysteriously locked down

November 15, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Has someone been trying to hack into a large number of Apple ID accounts? That’s one of the theories circulating after a significant number of iPhone owners woke up on Tuesday to discover that their handsets were displaying a message […]


Network security

Closing the security gap will drive $125 billion critical infrastructure security spending

November 12, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Critical infrastructures are radically transforming on an unprecedented scale, boosted by a rapid adoption of ‘smart’ operational technologies. Cybersecurity is a growing part of that evolution. ABI Research forecasts security spending for the protection of critical infrastructures will hit US$125 […]


Network security

Dropbox Teams with Israeli Security Firm Coronet

November 12, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The partnership is expected to improve threat detection for Dropbox while growing Coronet’s user base. Dropbox has partnered with Israeli security firm Coronet in an agreement expected to ramp up security for the file-sharing platform while increasing Coronet’s user base. […]


Mobile security

Google Introduces Security Transparency Report for Android

November 12, 2018

Via: Security Week

Google last week added a quarterly Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report to its Transparency Report site. The new report aims to provide users with additional insights into how often it detects devices with potentially harmful applications (PHAs) installed, based on […]


Network security

Bankers Life Hack Affects More Than 566,000

November 12, 2018

Via: DataBreach Today

Bankers Life is notifying more than 566,000 individuals, including Medicare supplemental insurance policyholders, that their personal information was exposed in a hacking incident. Employee credentials were compromised, enabling unauthorized third parties to gain access to certain company websites containing personal […]


Vulnerabilities

Prioritizing Flaws Based on Severity Increasingly Ineffective: Study

November 9, 2018

Via: Security Week

The large number of vulnerabilities found every year has made it increasingly difficult for organizations to effectively prioritize the security holes exposing their applications and networks, according to a new report published on Wednesday by Tenable. The company, which helps […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Why You Should Start Leveraging Network Flow Data Before the Next Big Breach

November 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Organizations tend to end up in cybersecurity news because they failed to detect and/or contain a breach. Breaches are inevitable, but whether or not an organization ends up in the news depends on how quickly and effectively it can detect […]


Cloud security

How Can Companies Move the Needle on Enterprise Cloud Security Risks and Compliance?

November 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

More than ever, customers understand their right to data privacy. As major brands continue to lose sensitive data to cybercriminals in high-profile cloud security failures, customer trust in companies across industries is fading. Only 25 percent of consumers believe most […]