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Recent Infosec News

  • CISO Africa: Live online event shines light on mission-critical security objectives December 3, 2020 7:54 AM News (South Africa) Covid-19 has completely changed the security game. Organisations need a good understanding of the company’s mission-critical processes now more than ever, as more people are working remotely and compromising security. Over 35 ICT security experts will …
  • 3 Cybersecurity Stocks On Track To Report Strong Earnings December 2, 2020 3:32 PM Investing.com Wall Street’s third quarter earnings season has largely wound down, but results this week are due from a variety of cloud-computing cybersecurity companies.  Cloud-related software ETFs are trading near their highest levels on record, with the First Trust …
  • AnChain.AI Partners with Law & Forensics to Advance Mainstream... December 1, 2020 11:39 PM SF Gate - California AnChain.AI, the leading blockchain forensics and intelligence provider, today announced its partnership with Law & Forensics, a global legal engineering firm empowering clients around the globe with tailored Cybersecurity, Cyber-warfare, eDiscovery, …
  • What is cyber insurance? Everything you need to know about what it covers and how it works December 1, 2020 11:43 AM ZD Net Cyberattacks of all types are an increasingly large problem for all organisations, and as a result many are turning to cyber insurance as a means of protection against some of the effects of an incident. But what is cyber insurance, how does it work and …
  • Multiple red flags preceded last week’s “catastrophic” cyber attack on Baltimore County Schools December 1, 2020 1:09 AM Baltimore Brew In May 2019, shortly after a malware attack had crippled Baltimore City government, the public school system in neighboring Baltimore County got a specific warning about its own vulnerability. The technology journal Ars Technica not only revealed that …
  • A Primer On Cybersecurity November 30, 2020 11:40 PM Seeking Alpha Manole Capital Management The Case for Cybersecurity November 2020 When was the last time you used a computer or phone to handle some kind of sensitive information? Whether or not you care to admit it, it is likely fairly recent. Think of all the times you …
  • New Comcast Report Finds Consumers Vastly Underestimate How Often Home Networks Are Targeted by Cyber Threats November 30, 2020 1:05 AM Odessa American - Texas PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2020-- Internet users in the United States vastly underestimate how often their home networks are targeted by cyber threats. That’s one of the key findings of the first ever Xfinity Cyber Health Report, which combines …
  • Q&A: Securing the 'next normal' through improved cybersecurity  November 28, 2020 9:56 PM Digital Journal What will the 'new normal' look like in 2021 and how can these be secured? Understanding this will enable businesses to set their cybersecurity priorities and spending plans for for 2021. To gain an insight as to the suitable cybersecurity …
  • Security concerns aplenty as NZ prepares to host Virtual Apec November 28, 2020 4:54 PM New Zealand Herald Dutch journalist Daniel Verlaan (left, in T-shirt) causes mayhem as he gate-crashes a meeting of EU defence ministers earlier this month. Image / TwitterThere's prestige for New Zealand in hosting the first-ever virtual Apec meeting - which will …
  • GA joins multi-state data breach settlement with Home Depot November 25, 2020 11:16 PM WVGA Valdosta Today - Georgia Release: Carr: The Home Depot and States Agree on Settlement Regarding Data Breach NOVEMBER 24, 2020 ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr, along with the attorneys general of 45 other states and the District of Columbia, have agreed to a $17.5 million …
  • Ransomware: This new variant could be the next big malware threat to your business November 25, 2020 3:08 PM ZDNet A new form of ransomware is becoming increasingly prolific as cyber criminals turn to it as a preferred means of encrypting vulnerable networks in an effort to exploit bitcoin from victims. Egregor ransomware first emerged in September but has already …
  • 'Tis the Season for Online Counterfeits November 25, 2020 2:33 PM Tech News World By Jack M. Germain Nov 25, 2020 5:00 AM PT The 2020 holiday season is upon us and it should be prime time for shopping, but the pandemic has forced many consumers to tighten their purse strings. Besides trying to avoid crowds to dodge COVID-19, this year…
  • The Pentester BluePrint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker November 25, 2020 6:19 AM Wiley PHILLIP L. WYLIE has over two decades of experience working in IT and information security. In addition to working as a penetration tester he has founded and runs The Pwn School Project, teaching ethical hacking. He holds the CISSP, OSCP, and GWAPT …
  • How Ransomware Defense is Evolving With Ransomware Attacks November 24, 2020 11:02 PM Dark Reading As data exfiltration threats and bigger ransom requests become the norm, security professionals are advancing from the basic "keep good backups" advice. Ransomware became deadly in 2020. Healthcare facilities were attacked at an alarming rate, …
  • New US IoT law aims to improve edge device security November 24, 2020 1:25 PM CSO As the world moves toward interconnection of all electronic devices, the proverbial internet of things (IoT), device manufacturers prioritize speed to market and price over security. According to Nokia’s most recent threat intelligence report, IoT devices …

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