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Network security

What senior finance executives think about payments security

November 16, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

A WEX survey of more than 1,000 CFOs and senior financial executives from the U.S., Europe and Asia/Oceana revealed that for this group, security is paramount in payments solutions or platforms. Security – both of information and settlements – is […]


Cloud security

Cloud interoperability and app mobility outrank cost and security for primary hybrid cloud benefits

November 16, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Enterprises plan to increase hybrid cloud usage, with 91% stating hybrid cloud as the ideal IT model, but only 18% stating they have that model today, according to Nutanix. Application mobility across any cloud is a top priority for 97% […]


Network security

Fraud attempts to jump 14% during 2018 peak holiday shopping season, benchmark data indicates

November 16, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Fraud attempts will likely increase 14% during the 2018 peak holiday season between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday, according to new benchmark data from ACI Worldwide. The banking solutions provider revealed its projected increase in fraud attempts based on hundreds […]


Network security

Why the EU Is More Likely to Drive IT and Security Trends Than the US

November 16, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a game changer for data privacy, and U.S. companies are beginning to catch up to the EU in data management practices. However, privacy is only one area in which U.S. organizations are […]


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 […]