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Why You Should Move Security Away from Security

March 31, 2016 Added by:Nimmy Reichenberg

Automating your security processes and aligning the various groups within your IT department is key to successfully migrating selected operations away from your security team.

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Malvertising Attack Hits Top Australian Classified Site

March 29, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Free classified advertising site Gumtree was hit by a malvertising attack that resulted in users being exposed to the Angler exploit kit (EK), researchers at Malwarebytes say.

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Encryption and Privacy Debates Highlight Serious Challenges for Both Consumers and Businesses

March 24, 2016 Added by:Robert Grapes

As we become more connected through wearables, mobile devices, IoT devices in our homes, security cameras, health trackers, and online bank accounts, we become exponentially more vulnerable to criminal attacks and government intrusion. Civil liberties, anonymity, personal safety, home security, children safety—all is at risk.

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Webinar: Why Risk-Aware Cultures Are More Critical To Success Than Ever Before

March 24, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Join MediaPro and Forrester Research analyst Nick Hayes on March 24th from 10-11am PDT for a webcast on how risk-aware cultures bolster brand resilience from the inside out.

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Steam Stealers Are a Booming Business: Kaspersky Lab

March 15, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Kaspersky Lab researchers been taking a closer look at Steam Stealers, a booming business for many cybercriminals around the world and targeted specifically at Steam users.

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Flash Vulnerabilities Most Targeted by Exploit Kits in 2015

March 15, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Adobe’s Flash Player in 2015 was the dominant application in terms of vulnerabilities targeted by exploit kits (EKs), with 13 of the 17 new flaws added to these malicious programs pertaining to the web plugin.

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Six Things to Know About Computer Theft

March 15, 2016 Added by:Eyal Bek

Besides the usual precautions, encryption can put a huge dent in the problem by making stored information unintelligible to intruders. Self-encrypting drives further help by minimizing the performance impact by offloading encryption to specialized hardware and taking humans out of the picture.

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March Madness Security Threats Can Drive Any Organization Mad!

March 14, 2016 Added by:Mark Parker

Unfortunately, while the popularity of March Madness (the NCAA Basketball Tournament) has grown exponentially, nearly every facet of any employee’s involvement with the event could open up the employee, as well as the organization, to a number of cyber risks.

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March Madness Apps May Create BYOD Risk for Enterprises

March 14, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Unbeknownst to Employees, the Behaviors and Functions of Widely Used March Madness Sport and Media Apps May Violate Corporate BYOD Risk Policies

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Web Application Firewall: a Must-Have Security Control or an Outdated Technology?

March 09, 2016 Added by:Ilia Kolochenko

Being insufficient to properly mitigate complicated security flaws in modern web applications, a Web Application Firewall still remains a necessary security control within organizations. 

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Diffie and Hellman Receive ACM A.M. Turing Award

March 08, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced that cryptography pioneers Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman won this year’s A.M. Turing Award.

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Exploit Kits, Android Malware Dominated 2015: Dell

February 22, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Dell has released its Dell Security Annual Threat Report 2016, revealing that key trends defining the threat landscape, ranging from new, aggressive tactics employed by adversaries to a massive increase in malware attacks in 2015.

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Bringing Innovation into Cyberdefense Technologies

February 22, 2016 Added by:Larry Karisny

When I spoke on the need for cybersecurity innovation at the January ITEXPO conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., I sensed something interesting about my cybersecurity colleagues: They don't seem to care about innovation; they care about having a job in cybersecurity.

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Rallies Planned at Apple Stores to Protest FBI's Backdoor Court Order

February 17, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Rallies planned at Apple stores nationwide to protest court order pressuring the company to build a “backdoor” for the FBI to hack the iPhone

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Yes. The World Needs More Security Predictions

February 17, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann

With the surging growth in cyberspace, new technologies, Wi-Fi, apps, robots, drones, terrorists with social media accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) and nation-state hacking, online data security has become the Achilles’ heel of the Internet. A growing number of people want to know about new apps available for their smartphones and their data in the cloud – along with the upcoming securit...

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Denying the Deniers: Tackling DDoS Attacks

February 17, 2016 Added by:Avishai Wool

As DDoS continues to be used as a cyber-weapon against websites and online resources, organizations should ensure that they have a response plan in place that includes these mitigation techniques, to help deny attempted denial-of-service attacks.

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