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Comcast Acquires AI Cybersecurity Firm BluVector

Media and telecommunications giant Comcast said it has acquired BluVector , a company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology to help detect cyber threats. The terms of...
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New VMware Firewall Focuses on Known Good Behavior

VMware on Tuesday announced the launch of a new internal firewall solution designed to reduce an organization’s attack surface by focusing on known good behavior rather than attempting to chase potential...
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State-Sponsored Hackers Supporting China’s Naval Modernization Efforts: Report

APT40 Hackers Appear to be Supporting China's Belt and Road Initiative A cyber-espionage group believed to be sponsored by the Chinese government is focused on targeting countries important to the country’s...
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Security Shifts Left to be Part of Software Development Best Practice: Report

5,558 IT professionals from more than 150 countries involved in DevOps self-identified their level of maturity. What emerged from a subsequent survey was a close correlation between elite DevOps and DevSecOps...
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Alphabet's Chronicle Launches Security Telemetry Platform

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Chronicle on Monday announced the launch of Backstory, a security telemetry platform that allows organizations to store and quickly analyze large amounts of data. Chronicle, a subsidiary of Google's parent company...
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CrowdStrike Launches EDR Solution for Mobile Devices

Endpoint security firm CrowdStrike on Monday announced CrowdStrike Falcon for Mobile, an enterprise endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution for mobile devices. Leveraging telemetry types such as mobile network activity, clipboard...
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Microsoft Rolls Out Spectre Variant 2 Mitigations for Windows 10

Over the weekend, Microsoft started rolling out a new software update for Windows 10 devices to enable the Retpoline mitigations against Spectre attacks.  Publicly detailed in January 2018 along with Meltdown,...
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Tripwire Launches Industrial Cybersecurity Assessment Service

Belden-owned Tripwire on Monday announced the availability of two new assessment services designed to help enterprises and industrial organizations find potentially dangerous vulnerabilities in their systems. One of the new services,...
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KnowBe4 Announces New Funding Round at $800 Million Valuation

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Security awareness training firm KnowBe4 last week announced a Series C funding round that valued the company at more than $800 million. The round was led by global investment firm KKR,...
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Eyeing Russia, EU Girds for Cyberthreats to Parliament Vote

With campaigning for May's European Parliament elections shifting into high gear, security officials are preparing for potential attempts by Russia-linked hackers to sway the vote -- and potentially deepen divisions in...
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Better Security Not Sole Factor for Improved Breach Detection Times: FireEye

Breach detection times by source and region
Organizations are getting better at detecting breaches, but the positive trend observed last year has been attributed by experts not only to improved cybersecurity capabilities, but also an increase in the...
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Cisco Publishes Annual CISO Benchmark Study

A new survey of senior security leader attitudes and practices concentrates on 'anticipating the unknowns'. It's a clever choice of words. 'Anticipating' implies getting ahead of and being prepared for the...
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Data Breach Cost Marriott $28 Million So Far

The massive data breach disclosed by Marriott last year has cost the company $28 million to date, most of which has been covered by insurance, the hotel giant revealed last week...
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SWF Participates in the Woomera Manual Plenary Workshop in Lincoln, Nebraska



Credit: Craig Chandler, University of Nebraska Communications, 2019   The  Woomera Manual on the International Law of Military Space Operations  held its second workshop in Lincoln, NE, USA, from February 24 to...
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SWF Participates in the Woomera Manual Plenary Workshop in Lincoln, Nebraska



Credit: Craig Chandler, University of Nebraska Communications, 2019   The  Woomera Manual on the International Law of Military Space Operations  held its second workshop in Lincoln, NE, USA, from February 24 to...
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DDoS-for-Hire Service Admin Pleads Guilty

An Illinois man pleaded guilty earlier this week for owning, administrating, and supporting an illegal booting service that launched millions of distributed denial of service attacks, the U.S. Department of Justice...
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SWF Participates in International Symposium on the Stable Use of Outer Space in Tokyo

SWF Executive Director Peter Martinez delivered an invited keynote address on international space sustainability guidelines at the International Symposium on the Stable Use of Outer Space, organized by the National Space...
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SWF Participates in International Symposium on the Stable Use of Outer Space in Tokyo

SWF Executive Director Peter Martinez delivered an invited keynote address on international space sustainability guidelines at the International Symposium on the Stable Use of Outer Space, organized by the National Space...
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Adobe Patches ColdFusion Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

Adobe has released out-of-band updates for its ColdFusion web application development platform to address a critical vulnerability that has been exploited in the wild.  The zero-day flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-7816 ,...
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Two White Hats Earn Over $1 Million via Bug Bounty Programs

Bug bounty platform HackerOne says two of its members have each earned more than $1 million by helping organizations find and fix vulnerabilities in their systems. While many white hat hackers...
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