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Biden Sets Cyber Standards for Critical Infrastructure

Lohrman on Security

A new presidential directive announced that performance standards will be released for critical infrastructure operated by the public sector and private companies to bolster national cybersecurity

What is Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)?

Doctor Chaos

The Information Technology (IT) industry is growing, and the technologies that are made available tend to grow in number and complexity as well. With more and more people working from home or any remote location, it’s no surprise that cybersecurity threats are becoming more prevalent.

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U.S., UK and Australia Issue Joint Cybersecurity Advisory

Security Boulevard

As vulnerabilities are discovered, advisories are issued, remedies and mitigations are shared and then the onus is on the end user and/or company to do what’s necessary to close the window into their infrastructure.

10 DevOps Tools for Continuous Monitoring

CyberSecurity Insiders

Author: Dave Armlin, VP Customer Success, ChaosSearch. DevOps has become the dominant software development and deployment methodology over the past decade.

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

Ransomware Attacks Leave Lasting Damage

Security Boulevard

Organizations hit by ransomware attacks also report tightened budgets and lingering impacts on productivity, profitability and security posture, suggesting the extensive damage caused in the wake of ransomware attacks has long-lasting effects. A Keeper Security survey of 2,000 U.S.-based

Alerts, Events, Incidents – Where Should Your Security Team Focus?

CyberSecurity Insiders

By Brian Stoner, Vice President, Service Providers at Stellar Cyber. As the cybersecurity threat landscape is evolving so is the way we need to look at those threats. The drumbeat of new breaches is continuous.

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Cloud Security Company SecureWorx acquired by EY Australia

CyberSecurity Insiders

Ernst & Young Australia has made it official that it is going to acquire Cloud Security Company SecureWorx that offers managed security solutions to National Network Operations Centre (NOC) and Secure Operations Centre (SOC).

GhostEmperor, a new Chinese-speaking threat actor targets Southeast Asia

Security Affairs

Kaspersky experts spotted a previously undocumented Chinese-speaking threat actor, tracked as GhostEmperor, that is targeting Microsoft Exchange flaws in attacks on high-profile victims.

Record 300 million Ransomware Attacks in first half of 2021

CyberSecurity Insiders

According to a report released by SonicWall, over 300 million ransomware attacks were observed in the first half of 2021, surpassing 2020s total of 302.73 million. And the highlight of the find is that the month June 2021 alone witnessed a record new high of 78.4

Stay Safe Online in 10 Easy Steps

Elie

Here are the ten most important steps you can take to stay safe online. Blog post

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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.

Security BSides Athens 2021 – Talk 1: Erfan Fazeli’s ‘Blockchain Basics And Security For Penetration Testers’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to Security BSides Athens for publishing their outstanding Security BSides Athens 2021 Conference videos on the groups' YouTube channel. Permalink.

Stay safe online in 10 easy steps

Elie

Here are the ten most important steps you can take to stay safe online. Blog post

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A Guide to RCS, and Why It Makes Texting So Much Better

WIRED Threat Level

Google is pushing the new standard for Android devices, which promises better security and cooler features than plain old SMS. Security Security / Privacy Security / Security Advice

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How to stop your exposed API business logic from being breached

Security Boulevard

This article was originally published in The Hacker News. The post How to stop your exposed API business logic from being breached appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network API security CISOs Cybersecurity

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Registry Explorer is the registry editor every Windows user needs

Bleeping Computer

Last week, a new open-source Registry Editor was released that puts Windows Regedit software to shame by supporting a host of advanced features, making editing the Registry easier than ever. [.]. Microsoft Software

Browser Notification Spam Tricks Clicks for Ad Revenue

Trend Micro

As many countries reintroduced lockdowns and restrictions, more people are once again stuck at home. Not only are people possibly bored at home, but many major sporting events are taking place.

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Bot protection now generally available in Azure Web Application Firewall

Bleeping Computer

Microsoft has announced that the Web Application Firewall (WAF) bot protection feature has reached general availability on Azure on Application Gateway starting this week. [.]. Microsoft Security

Ransomware Attempt Volume Sets A New Record

Security Boulevard

An article published in ZDNet has cited a report prepared by a cyber security firm that says that ransomware attempt volume saw a major rise in the first half of 2021 itself. The report has mentioned that the ransomware attempt volume rose up to an unbelievable figure of 304.7 million in this period.

Windows 11 stock photo leaks upcoming Microsoft Paint redesign

Bleeping Computer

An official stock photo of Windows 11 has accidentally revealed the upcoming redesign of the Microsoft Paint application. [.]. Microsoft

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Is Pornhub Safe? How to Browse Adult Websites Securely

Heimadal Security

This is a question we get asked a lot and one which is floating all over the internet too, especially on discussion forums where people can stay anonymous if they want: Is Pornhub safe? Is it a safe site to enter? We decided to address it here since we’d rather let people get their facts […].

Windows 11 future updates: Here's everything you need to know

Bleeping Computer

With Windows 11, Microsoft is retaining Windows 10's servicing model known as 'Windows as a Service (WaaS)'. As part of WaaS, Microsoft plans to deliver an always up-to-date experience with the latest features and security updates. [.]. Microsoft Software

Taking a Look at AWS and Cloud Security Monitoring

Security Boulevard

More and more companies understand the benefits of cloud computing, which is making their migration to the cloud more rapid. Per IDG’s 2020 Cloud Computing Study, 81% of organizations said that they’ve migrated either one application or a portion of their infrastructure to the cloud.

HUMAN Cements Leadership Position in Bot Mitigation and Fight Against Fraud

CyberSecurity Insiders

NEW YORK–( BUSINESS WIRE )– HUMAN Security, Inc. formerly White Ops), a cybersecurity company that protects enterprises from bot attacks to keep digital experiences human, today announced record growth and momentum in the first half of 2021.

Tripwire Patch Priority Index for July 2021

Security Boulevard

Tripwire’s July 2021 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities from VMware, Adobe, Oracle, and Microsoft. First on the patch priority list this month are patches for Microsoft Print Spooler (CVE-2021-34527, CVE-2021-1675) and vSphere Client (CVE-2021-21985).

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 325

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the international press subscribe here.

Reboot Your Smartphone, FBI’s Top Targeted Vulnerabilities, Flirty Account Dupes Defense Contractors

Security Boulevard

Why rebooting your smartphone is good security hygiene, the FBI reveals top targeted vulnerabilities in the last two years, and details on how a nation state used a “flirty” aerobics instructor to steal data from defense contractors. ** Links mentioned on the show ** Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers […].

Security BSides Athens 2021 – Keynote: Dr. Najwa Aaraj’s ‘What Would Quantum Computing And Machine Learning Do To Crypto?’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to Security BSides Athens for publishing their outstanding Security BSides Athens 2021 Conference videos on the groups' YouTube channel. Permalink. The post Security BSides Athens 2021 – Keynote: Dr. Najwa Aaraj’s ‘What Would Quantum Computing And Machine Learning Do To Crypto?’ ’ appeared first on Security Boulevard.