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A Guide to Phishing Attacks

Schneier on Security

This is a good list of modern phishing techniques. Uncategorized cyberattack phishing

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Experian Glitch Exposing Credit Files Lasted 47 Days

Krebs on Security

On Dec.

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Real-World Steganography

Schneier on Security

From an article about Zheng Xiaoqing, an American convicted of spying for China: According to a Department of Justice (DOJ) indictment, the US citizen hid confidential files stolen from his employers in the binary code of a digital photograph of a sunset, which Mr Zheng then mailed to himself.

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Surprising Cyber Focus at the World Economic Forum

Lohrman on Security

In a series of reports released at the World Economic Forum gathering in Davos, Switzerland, this past week, the outlook for the global economy, and for cybersecurity worldwide, looked gloomy

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Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

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How hackers stole the personal data of 37 million T-Mobile customers

Tech Republic Security

The criminals took advantage of an API to grab personal details such as customer names, billing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, and T-Mobile account numbers. The post How hackers stole the personal data of 37 million T-Mobile customers appeared first on TechRepublic.

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FIRESIDE CHAT: Can ‘MLSecOps’ do for MLOps, what DevSecOps is doing for DevOps?

The Last Watchdog

Massively interconnected digital services could someday soon save the planet and improve the lives of one and all. Related: Focusing on security leading indicators But first, enterprises and small businesses, alike, must come to grips with software vulnerabilities that are cropping up – and being exploited – at a blistering pace. Innovative vulnerability management solutions are taking shape to meet this challenge.

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No-Fly List Exposed

Schneier on Security

I can’t remember the last time I thought about the US no-fly list: the list of people so dangerous they should never be allowed to fly on an airplane, yet so innocent that we can’t arrest them.

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Layoffs in Cybersecurity: Uncovering the Devastating Impacts on Women and How to Mitigate them

Jane Frankland

As we kick off the beginning of a New Year, I’d like to share some disheartening news that I’m sure you won’t have missed: Tech layoffs and the potential negative effects on women.

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Survey: Cybersecurity budgets aren’t matching cybersecurity challenges

Tech Republic Security

A new study finds that due to the growing threat surface from hybrid work and third-party vendors, only half of organizations have the budget to meet current cybersecurity needs. The post Survey: Cybersecurity budgets aren’t matching cybersecurity challenges appeared first on TechRepublic.

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German Government, Airports, Banks Hit With Killnet DDoS Attacks

Dark Reading

After Berlin pledged tanks for Ukraine, some German websites were knocked offline temporarily by Killnet DDoS attacks

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Cover Your SaaS: How to Overcome Security Challenges and Risks For Your Organization

Speaker: Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert and Podcaster

In this webinar, Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert, will outline the relationship between SaaS apps and IT & security teams, along with several actionable solutions to overcome the new difficulties facing your organization.

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China spies on the UK populace with microchips

CyberSecurity Insiders

Britain populace should start being cautious with smart appliances as security analysts suggest that china might have started a spying campaign on them via domestic appliances. Yes, what you’ve read is right!

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US Cyber Command Operations During the 2022 Midterm Elections

Schneier on Security

The head of both US Cyber Command and the NSA, Gen. Paul Nakasone, broadly discussed that first organization’s offensive cyber operations during the runup to the 2022 midterm elections.

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Job scams impersonate companies still hiring following tech layoffs

Security Boulevard

Summary In the midst of significant layoffs hitting the previously immune tech industry, scammers have mobilized and doubled down on targeting job seekers with various employment scams.

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Kaspersky releases 2023 predictions

Tech Republic Security

A new report from Kaspersky details what their digital forensics and incident response teams predict as the main 2023 threats to corporations and government agencies. Learn more about it. The post Kaspersky releases 2023 predictions appeared first on TechRepublic.

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How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

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Microsoft to Block Excel Add-ins to Stop Office Exploits

Dark Reading

The company will block the configuration files, which interact with Web applications — since threat actors increasingly use the capability to install malicious code

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GUEST ESSAY — How threat detection services for SMBs are continuing to evolve and improve

The Last Watchdog

Small and medium-sized businesses are facing immense security challenges and these are the same as those of mid-size or larger enterprises. Related: Myths about safe browsing Clearly, SMBs need to be alert for cyberattacks, but they also need to stay focused on their business and not sacrifice productivity. Organizations are confronted with a severe security threats landscape, and it is critical that they have the ability to prevent, detect and respond to these threats in a timely manner.

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Cybersecurity is Facing a Cataclysmic Problem

Security Boulevard

At a time when cybersecurity threats are at an all-time high, an alarming statistic is emerging: Professionals in this field are experiencing high levels of stress and burnout. The post Cybersecurity is Facing a Cataclysmic Problem appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Recent rise in SEO poisoning attacks compromise brand reputations

Tech Republic Security

A new research report from SentinelOne exposes a SEO poisoning attack campaign that hijacks brand names in paid search ads. The post Recent rise in SEO poisoning attacks compromise brand reputations appeared first on TechRepublic.

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How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization. They’ll share how to grow your business faster and minimize costs for both security and compliance

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A Child's Garden of Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

Whether you dream of your child growing into a CISO or just want them to improve their security hygiene, consider this roundup of literary geekery

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SHARED INTEL: Here’s why security analysts need to remain on high alert for fake bug reports

The Last Watchdog

In an ideal world, cybersecurity analysts would get legitimate daily reports on improving a company’s security. Unfortunately, the likelihood of being handed unsolicited, untrustworthy advice is high. Related: Tech giants foster third-party snooping This is what fake bug reports are all about. Scammers now routinely spray out fake bug reports designed to take advantage of the naiveite and/or lack of vigilance of security analysts in the field.

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On Alec Baldwin’s Shooting

Schneier on Security

We recently learned that Alec Baldwin is being charged with involuntary manslaughter for his accidental shooting on a movie set. I don’t know the details of the case, nor the intricacies of the law, but I have a question about movie props. Why was an actual gun used on the set?

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RIP Perimeter Security: Critical Infrastructure Breaches Demand New Approach

Security Boulevard

The ongoing spate of breaches against critical infrastructure and government entities underscores the vulnerability of this sector. In July 2022, officials announced the federal court system had experienced a major data breach via its document filing system – back in 2020.

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Back to the Office: Privacy and Security Solutions to Compliance Issues for 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

Now that companies are slowly allowing employees to return to work at the office, it's time to re-evaluate your company’s posture towards privacy and security. Join Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies, for a discussion that will focus on compliance and the types of privacy and security measures your company should be aware of, as well as tips and methods for implementing these measures.

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Companies slow to “mask up” with zero trust cybersecurity protocols

Tech Republic Security

A new study by Gartner predicts that by 2026 just 10% of companies will have zero-trust protocols in place against cybersecurity exploits. The post Companies slow to “mask up” with zero trust cybersecurity protocols appeared first on TechRepublic.

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Security and the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Dark Reading

When EVs and smart chargers plug in to critical infrastructure, what can go wrong? Plenty

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Google advertisements turning into malware spreading platforms

CyberSecurity Insiders

The next time when you search for a software download on the Google search engine, be cautious, as the software might also bring in new trouble as malware or might strictly act as a source to malware spread that can steal data and encrypt all the information on the web.

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Bulk Surveillance of Money Transfers

Schneier on Security

Just another obscure warrantless surveillance program. US law enforcement can access details of money transfers without a warrant through an obscure surveillance program the Arizona attorney general’s office created in 2014.

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Orgs Must Prepare for SEC Cybersecurity Requirements Aimed at Boards

Security Boulevard

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How to force Portainer to use HTTPS and upload your SSL certificates for heightened security

Tech Republic Security

If Portainer is your go-to GUI for Docker and Kubernetes, you should consider adding a bit of extra security to the deployment. The post How to force Portainer to use HTTPS and upload your SSL certificates for heightened security appeared first on TechRepublic.

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3 Ways ChatGPT Will Change Infosec in 2023

Dark Reading

OpenAI's chatbot has the promise to revolutionize how security practitioners work

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Working with AWS to secure your data against attack

CyberSecurity Insiders

The content of this post is solely the responsibility of the author. AT&T does not adopt or endorse any of the views, positions, or information provided by the author in this article.

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Publisher’s Weekly Review of A Hacker’s Mind

Schneier on Security

Publisher’s Weekly reviewed A Hacker’s Mind —and it’s a starred review! “Hacking is something that the rich and powerful do, something that reinforces existing power structures,” contends security technologist Schneier ( Click Here to Kill Everybody ) in this excellent survey of exploitation.

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What is PSaaS and is it Worthwhile?

Security Boulevard

Cloud computing has been adopted more rapidly in recent years, and we see more cloud applications in security. As businesses return to the office, they need to rethink physical security to futureproof their security strategy against the constantly evolving security landscape.

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