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

September 11, 2017 |

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

September 10, 2017 |

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

September 07, 2017 |

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

September 07, 2017 |

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

September 06, 2017 |

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

September 06, 2017 |

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

September 05, 2017 |

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

September 01, 2017 |

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

August 31, 2017 |

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

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

August 30, 2017 |

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

August 29, 2017 |

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

August 29, 2017 |

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

August 28, 2017 |

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

August 25, 2017 |

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

August 24, 2017 |

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

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U.S. Infrastructure Council Warns of Imminent '9/11-Level Cyber Attack'

August 24, 2017 |

The NIAC says there's a 'narrow and fleeting window of opportunity' to organize effectively and prevent such attacks.

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10 Top IAM Products

August 23, 2017 |

Identity and access management products control network and data access for users and devices across cloud and on-premises environments. We review 10 of the best IAM solutions.

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84 Percent of IT Pros Attribute Cyber Security Incidents to Human Error

August 23, 2017 |

And while 20 percent have been hit with ransomware, just 8 percent said they paid the ransom, a recent survey found.

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Travelers Beware: Russian APT28 Hackers Hit Hotels in Europe, Middle East

August 22, 2017 |

The hacker group is using spear phishing emails to target hotel networks.

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Massive Chicago Voter Breach Underscores Importance of Cloud Security

August 21, 2017 |

Over 1.8 million Chicago voters' personal information was exposed online.

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