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Five reasons why Cybersecurity training is important in 2023

CyberSecurity Insiders

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Breaking RSA with a Quantum Computer

Schneier on Security

A group of Chinese researchers have just published a paper claiming that they can—although they have not yet done so—break 2048-bit RSA. This is something to take seriously. It might not be correct, but it’s not obviously wrong.

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Zero Trust Network Architecture vs Zero Trust: What Is the Difference?

Joseph Steinberg

Zero Trust is a term that is often misunderstood and misused, which is why I wrote an article not long ago entitled Zero Trust: What These Overused Cybersecurity Buzz Words Actually Mean – And Do Not Mean.

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Recent 2022 cyberattacks presage a rocky 2023

Tech Republic Security

A spate of zero-day exploits against Twitter, Rackspace and others late last year showed the limits of a cybersecurity workforce under duress, a step behind and understaffed with some 3.4 million vacant seats. The post Recent 2022 cyberattacks presage a rocky 2023 appeared first on TechRepublic.

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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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GUEST ESSAY: These common myths and misconceptions make online browsing very risky

The Last Watchdog

For the average user, the Internet is an increasingly dangerous place to navigate. Related: Third-party snooping is widespread. Consider that any given website experiences approximately 94 malicious attacks a day , and that an estimated 12.8 million websites are infected with malware. So, in response to these numbers, users are seeking ways to implement a more secure approach to web browsing.

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Remote Vulnerabilities in Automobiles

Schneier on Security

This group has found a ton of remote vulnerabilities in all sorts of automobiles. It’s enough to make you want to buy a car that is not Internet-connected. Unfortunately, that seems to be impossible. Uncategorized cars hacking vulnerabilities

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Machine-Learning Python package compromised in supply chain attack

Tech Republic Security

A nightly build version of a machine-learning framework dependency has been compromised. The package ran malicious code on affected systems and stole data from unsuspecting users. The post Machine-Learning Python package compromised in supply chain attack appeared first on TechRepublic.

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GUEST ESSAY: A new year, a familiar predicament — consumers face intensifying cybersecurity risks

The Last Watchdog

At the start of 2023, consumers remain out in the cold when it comes to online protection. Related: Leveraging employees as human sensors. Malicious online actors grow ever more sophisticated, making cybersecurity as big a concern for everyday consumers as it ever has been. These days, ordinary people are facing increasing —and more complex—threats than ever before.

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Schneier on Security Audiobook Sale

Schneier on Security

I’m not sure why, but Audiobooks.com is offering the audiobook version of Schneier on Security at 50% off until January 17. Uncategorized Schneier news Schneier on Security (book

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Troy Hunt

Strap yourself in, this is a big one! Big video, big breach (scrape?), and a big audience today.

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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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Cloud email services bolster encryption against hackers

Tech Republic Security

Google, Microsoft and Proton launched new end-to-end encryption products to confront the 50% increase in ransomware, phishing and other email-vector attacks from the first half of 2022. The post Cloud email services bolster encryption against hackers appeared first on TechRepublic.

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Why Zero Trust Helps Unlock Security Resilience

Cisco CSR

Speaking to many CISOs, it’s clear that many security executives view zero trust as a journey that can be difficult to start, and one that even makes identifying successful outcomes a challenge.

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2023 Predictions for Storage and Backup Ransomware

CyberSecurity Insiders

By Doron Pinhas, Chief Technology Officer, Continuity. 2022 clearly demonstrated that attacks on data represent the greatest cyber-threat organizations face. The attack pace not only continued, it accelerated. Notable data breaches took place at Microsoft, News Corp.,

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ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence: An Upcoming Cybersecurity Threat?

Dark Reading

The role of artificial intelligence in cybersecurity is growing. A new AI model highlights the opportunities and challenges

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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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Meta violates GDPR with non-compliant targeted ad practices, earns over $400 million in fines

Tech Republic Security

Meta has violated GDPR with illegal personal data collection practices for targeted ads. Learn about this latest violation and Meta's rocky GDPR history. The post Meta violates GDPR with non-compliant targeted ad practices, earns over $400 million in fines appeared first on TechRepublic.

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How Cloud Computing Affects Fintech?

Security Boulevard

In the fintech industry, Cloud Computing has emerged as a new trend that has greatly impacted the needs of the financial sector and given it a huge potential to expand. Fintech is predicted to have a $124.3 billion global market by the end of 2025, with a compound annual growth rate of 23.84%.

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The Five-Step PCI DSS 4.0 Transition Checklist

CyberSecurity Insiders

By Tyler Reguly, senior manager, security R&D at cybersecurity software and services provider Fortra. The pandemic ushered in an unprecedented wave of online purchasing, as people around the world became far more comfortable with virtual shopping. In fact, the U.S.

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200M Twitter Profiles, with Email Addys, Dumped on Dark Web for Free

Dark Reading

A data dump of Twitter user details on an underground forum appears to stem from an API endpoint compromise and large-scale data scraping

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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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How to configure an SMTP server in a self-hosted instance Passbolt

Tech Republic Security

With the self-hosted Passbolt password manager, you must configure an SMTP server to use the collaboration features. Learn how to do it. The post How to configure an SMTP server in a self-hosted instance Passbolt appeared first on TechRepublic.

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An overview of Cybersecurity Issues faced by the Fintech Industry

Security Boulevard

With so many digital wallet options, Fintech Cybersecurity Risks like fraudulent transactions, extortion, denial of service attacks, and credit card fraud have increased. These cyberattacks are powerful enough to put the financial sector at systemic risk.

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What’s Next in Cybersecurity: Insights for 2023

CyberSecurity Insiders

By Geert van der Linden, EVP & Head of Global Cybersecurity Practice at Capgemini. You might feel like we live in an age of permacrisis. The past year has brought about rising geopolitical tensions, mass digitalization, more hybrid working, and a skilled labor shortage.

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Five Guys Data Breach Puts HR Data Under a Heat Lamp

Dark Reading

Job applicants could face a raft of follow-on attacks after cyber intruders accessed their data in an opportunistic attack

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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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Google Cybersecurity Action Team Threat Horizons Report #5 Is Out!

Anton on Security

This is my completely informal, uncertified, unreviewed and otherwise completely unofficial blog inspired by my reading of our fifth Threat Horizons Report ( full version ) that we just released ( the official blog for #1 report , my unofficial blogs for #2 , #3 and #4 ).

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Digital Transformation Driving Increased Cybersecurity Costs

Security Boulevard

Nearly half (49%) of cybersecurity professionals citied digital business transformation issues as the top factor driving an increase in cybersecurity costs, according to a survey conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Deepwatch, a provider of managed detection and response services.

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The Four Keys to Achieving an Optimal Application Experience

CyberSecurity Insiders

By Larry Goldman, Senior Manager of Product Marketing, Progress. To this point, many businesses have failed to look at application experience (AX) management holistically, as its own challenge with its own set of distinct––and interlocking––solutions. This oversight has been to their detriment.

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WordPress Sites Under Attack from Newly Found Linux Trojan

Dark Reading

Researchers who discovered the backdoor Linux malware say it may have been around for more than three years — and it targets 30+ plug-in bugs

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Security Outlook 2023: Cyber Warfare Expands Threats

eSecurity Planet

After a year that saw massive ransomware attacks and open cyber warfare, the biggest question in cybersecurity for 2023 will likely be how much of those attack techniques get commoditized and weaponized.

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F5 Delivers on Cybersecurity Integration Promise

Security Boulevard

F5 has extended the reach of its cloud security platform to include the infrastructure that applications are deployed on using technology it gained with the acquisition of ThreatStack in late 2021.

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Twitter data dump of 235 million users available on web

CyberSecurity Insiders

Adding more embarrassment to last year’s Twitter Data Breach, a new finding on the web has discovered a new database dump exposed on an online hacking forum.

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Black Hat Flashback: The Day That Dan Kaminsky Saved the Internet

Dark Reading

Dark Reading's Kelly Jackson Higgins explains the enormous legacy left behind by Dan Kaminsky and his seminal "Great DNS Vulnerability" talk at Black Hat 2008

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Gaming: How much is too much for our children?

We Live Security

With many children spending a little too much time playing video games, learn to spot the signs things may be spinning out of control. The post Gaming: How much is too much for our children? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity. Kids Online

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‘We Must Ban TikTok!’ — Senate, House, FCC Agree

Security Boulevard

TikTok’s days are numbered in the U.S.—if if the GOP has its way. The post ‘We Must Ban TikTok!’ — Senate, House, FCC Agree appeared first on Security Boulevard.