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What a Risk-Based Approach to Security Means for Your Business

June 20, 2016 Added by:Steve Durbin

Executives are familiar with the benefits of cyberspace and how the Internet, and today’s usage of connected devices, increases innovation, collaboration, efficiency, competitiveness and commitment to customers, but many struggle with assessing the risks versus the rewards.

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Don't Let the Cure Become the Disease: Granular Control Is the Only Answer to Security Woes Caused By Encryption

June 20, 2016 Added by:Peter Martini

With the proper controls in place, organizations don’t have to fear encryption. Hackers can only succeed in exploiting encryption when organizations lack the right tools to fight back.

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SAP Security Notes June 2016 - Review

June 15, 2016 Added by:Alexander Polyakov

SAP's monthly critical patch update for June 2016 closes 21 vulnerabilities in SAP products including 15 SAP Security Patch Day Notes and 6 Support Package Notes.

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Why Your Next Generation Firewall Cannot Prevent Next Generation Threats

June 15, 2016 Added by:Ajit Sancheti

Next generation firewalls had a good ten year run and are still good for the network perimeter. But when it comes to protecting the inside of the enterprise perimeter, they lack significant capabilities.

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Beyond Phishing: What You Need to Know About Whaling

June 13, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann

Just when you thought you had seen it all regarding online phishing scams, along comes a new round of deceptive emails, phones calls, instant messages and even traditional printouts from your fax machine.

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Android N Deprecating Crypto Provider and SHA1PRNG Algorithm

June 13, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

The Android N operating system version will no longer use the Crypto provider and the SHA1PRNG algorithm, Google announced.

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Microsoft Blocks Certain Passwords

June 10, 2016 Added by:Dean Wiech

The steps Microsoft is making are definitely a move in the right direction to protect users from potential social hacking with easily guessable passwords.

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Google Kills SSLv3, RC4 Support in Gmail IMAP/POP

June 07, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Google announced that Gmail IMAP/POP mail clients will no longer offer support for SSLv3 and RC4 connections after June 16, 2016.

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BadBlock Ransomware Encrypts Windows System Files

June 06, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Dubbed BadBlock, a new ransomware doesn’t stop at encrypting the user’s photos, videos, and images, but does the same for Windows system files as well, which ultimately results in the computer being no longer usable.

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Why Is There a Shortage of Security Talent?

June 03, 2016 Added by:Ajit Sancheti

Embracing new technologies that help intelligently automate parts of security to provide overwhelmed security teams a hand is a start. But in the long run, bigger changes to security strategies will need to take place. Everyone in a company needs to be responsible for security, not just the CISO.

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