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U.S. Government Bans Use of Kaspersky Software

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Executive branch departments and agencies have 90 days to remove and discontinue use of all Kaspersky products.

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Equifax Breach Highlights Potential Impact of GDPR

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Were the regulation already in effect, the company could have faced more than $120 million in fines.

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WhiteHat Launches Secure DevOps Learning Labs

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The new online learning and resource hub helps enterprise developers build secure apps from the start.

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Cybrary Raises $3.5 Million to Fill Cybersecurity Skills Gap

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The online training provider raises millions to help IT professionals and job seekers gain some much-needed cybersecurity expertise.

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Unpatched Open Source Software Flaw Blamed for Massive Equifax Breach

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The Apache Struts security flaw had been disclosed in March of 2017.

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Protecting Big Data: Over 26,000 MongoDB Servers Hit by Ransom Attacks

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In many cases, companies that paid the ransom were scammed -- the data had simply been wiped.

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IoT Security Startup Axonius Raises $4 Million

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The Israeli company is plugging the network visibility and management gaps that can lead to an attack on a business' IoT devices.

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SANS Updates Phishing Awareness Training Offering

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SANS Phishing Training offers tools that help organizations measure the effectiveness of their phishing awareness efforts.

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Equifax Web Application Vulnerability Exposes 143 Million Social Security Numbers

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The exposed information also includes names, birthdates and addresses, as well as some driver's license numbers, credit card numbers and other data.

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Deceiving the Deceivers: Deception Technology Emerges as an IT Security Defense Strategy

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Deception technology is becoming a critical IT security defense strategy. We outline how deception tools work and the vendors to watch.

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Protect Your Data Now: Misconfigured Cloud Servers Expose Millions of Customer Records

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A pair of misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets belonging to third party vendors exposed two companies' highly sensitive data.

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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Calls Encryption a Threat to Public Safety

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And if tech companies don't provide access, Rosenstein said, "legislation may be necessary."

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When Risk Management Means Life or Death: FDA Approves Recall of 465,000 RF-Enabled Pacemakers

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Patients using the pacemakers will need to be provided with a firmware update by a medical professional.

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The Importance of Password Management: Spambot Server Exposes 711 Million Email Addresses

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The data was found on a misconfigured server for the Onliner spambot.

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GDPR Readiness: Security Pros Counting on AI, Machine Learning for Data Protection

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16 percent of IT security professionals say their company isn't preparing for GDPR at all, a recent survey found.

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Forcepoint Acquires RedOwl in UEBA Security Push

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Forcepoint snaps up RedOwl, doubling down on user and entity behavior analytics technology to protect enterprise networks.

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The Current State of IoT Security: 8,000 IoT Login Credentials Posted Online

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At least 1,774 of the devices were still accessible as of the end of last week.

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New Cyber Security Regulations Now in Force in New York

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Financial services companies are now required to have a CISO, a written cyber security policy, and a fully funded and staffed cyber security program.

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The Risk of an Unprotected Website: Ransomware Returns to Ukraine

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For the second time in as many months, a software developer's website was compromised and used to distribute malware.

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Versive Raises $12.7 Million, Uses AI to Hunt Security Threats

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Another company attracts VC funding for AI technologies that help enterprises mount effective defenses against today's complex cybersecurity threats.

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