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Kaspersky Lab Defends Its Reputation Against Allegations

July 13, 2017 |

Russian security firm shoots back at critics that allege inappropriate ties with Putin government.

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A Desperate Need for Encryption: PoS Breaches at Avanti Markets, B&B Theatres

July 13, 2017 |

1,900 Avanti kiosks were affected, and B&B was hit for a two-year period from 2015 to 2017.

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HyTrust Raises $36 Million, Acquires DataGravity

July 12, 2017 |

The cloud security company will use some of the money to fund its acquisition of data visibility and cybersecurity specialist DataGravity.

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Microsoft Patches 19 Critical Vulnerabilities in July Patch Tuesday Update

July 12, 2017 |

A total of 54 flaws in total are now patched, including a critical issue in the HoloLens VR technology.

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Cloud Security Failure: Millions of Wrestling Fans' Personal Data Exposed

July 12, 2017 |

A misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket exposed millions of names, email addresses, phone numbers, mailing addresses and demographic information.

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AI Security Company Darktrace Raises $75 Million

July 11, 2017 |

Darktrace's AI-enabled cybersecurity platform uses machine learning to detect sophisticated cyber-attacks.

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VPN Security: How VPNs Work and How to Buy the Best One

July 11, 2017 |

Virtual private networks (VPNs) come with many different protocols and features, so choosing the best one for your organization requires some research. We outline your options.

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Threats to U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Highlight Need for Real-Time Intrusion Detection and Prevention

July 11, 2017 |

Sixty percent of cyber security pros expect a successful attack on U.S. critical infrastructure within the next two years, a recent survey found.

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BYOD Blamed for Massive Cryptocurrency Breach

July 10, 2017 |

30,000 customers' information was exposed when an employee's home computer was hacked.

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NotPetya Cyber Attacks Point to a Need for Comprehensive Risk Management

July 07, 2017 |

The malware was spread via an update to accounting software used by 80 percent of Ukrainian companies.

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Symantec to Acquire Web Threat Isolation Startup Fireglass

July 06, 2017 |

The company is buying the New York City startup to help protect users from malicious websites.

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How Not to Handle Incident Response: Automobile Association Exposes 117,000 Customers' Data

July 06, 2017 |

The information was 'only accessed several times,' the company says.

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Egnyte Focuses on Content to Prevent Data Breaches

July 05, 2017 |

Egnyte's new data governance service prevents leaks and breaches in distributed, cloud-enabled workforces.

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Fourth-Party Risk: Breach at Service Provider Exposes Google Employee Data

July 05, 2017 |

A breach at Sabre impacted travel provider CWT, which in turn affected Google employees who had made hotel reservations since August of last year.

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The Impact of Emerging Technologies: Almost Half of U.S. Executives Report Widening Skills Gaps

July 04, 2017 |

But just a third of companies have a formal process and resources in place to address skills gap challenges, a recent survey found.

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The Price of a Breach: Cyber Attacks on Online Banking Services Cost $1.75 Million to Resolve

July 03, 2017 |

That's twice the cost of recovering from a malware incident, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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JASK Raises $12 Million for AI-Enabled Security Analytics

June 30, 2017 |

The startup emerges from stealth with a security analytics platform that helps bridge the IT security skills gap.

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An Urgent Need for Security Awareness Training: 30 Percent of Employees Don't Know What Phishing Is

June 30, 2017 |

And almost two thirds don't know what ransomware is, recent research found.

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Barracuda Uses AI 'Sentinel' to Combat Spear Phishing

June 29, 2017 |

The company's latest security offering uses artificial intelligence to block targeted phishing attempts. 

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63 Percent of Companies Can't Monitor Devices Off the Corporate Network

June 29, 2017 |

And 53 percent of security pros say the number of malware-infected endpoints has increased in the past year, a recent survey found.

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