The Art of (Cyber) War: How Adversarial Thinking Strengthens Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is unique compared to most other business operations, even most IT operations. Unlike marketing or network management—both of which tackle difficult and ever-changing challenges in the business operating environment—cybersecurity...
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CISOs and the Quest for Cybersecurity Metrics Fit for Business

Reporting Security Metrics to the Board
Cybersecurity Metrics
Never-ending breaches, ever-increasing regulations, and the potential effect of brand damage on profits has made cybersecurity a mainstream board-level issue. It has never been more important for cybersecurity controls and...
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Wisconsin Officials Prepare for Potential Election Hackers

A private vendor inadvertently introduces malware into voting machines he is servicing. A hacker hijacks the cellular modem used to transmit unofficial Election Day results. An email address is compromised,...
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Amazon Probing Staff Data Leaks

Amazon is investigating allegations that some of its staff sold confidential customer data to third party companies particularly in China, the online giant confirmed on Sunday. According to a Wall...
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New Bill Aims to Address Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage

A bill introduced last week by U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) aims to address the cybersecurity workforce shortage through a grant for apprenticeship programs. The new bill, called the Cyber...
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Google's Android Team Finds Serious Flaw in Honeywell Devices

Honeywell handheld computers affected by vulnerability
Members of Google’s Android team discovered that some of Honeywell’s Android-based handheld computers are affected by a high severity privilege escalation vulnerability. The vendor has released software updates that should...
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Europe Catches GDPR Breach Notification Fever

Europe Catches GDPR Breach Notification Fever
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Breach Response , Data Breach , General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Privacy Law Is Fast Revealing the True Extent of Data Breaches Across UK and EU( euroinfosec ) • September...
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MageCart Attackers Compromise Cloud Service Firm Feedify

Hundreds of e-commerce Sites Impacted by MageCart Compromise of Cloud Service Provider Payment card data from customers of hundreds of e-commerce websites may have been stolen after the MageCart threat...
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German Troops Face Russian 'Hybrid War' in Lithuania: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday Berlin was boosting military cyber capabilities to respond to Russian hybrid warfare that is targeting its troops deployed on NATO's eastern flank. "Here you...
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Nigerian Fraudster Who Stole Millions Heads to U.S. Prison

A Nigerian man was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 60 months in prison for his role in fraudulent business email compromise (BEC) scams, the United States Department of Justice...
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Russian Spies Arrested on Suspicion of Plans to Hack Swiss Laboratory

Dutch 'Expelled Two Russian Spies Over Novichok Lab Plot' Dutch intelligence services arrested two alleged Russian spies on suspicion of planning to hack a Swiss laboratory investigating the poisoning of...
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China-linked APT10 Hackers Update Attack Techniques

Recently attacks launched by the China-linked threat actor APT10 against the Japanese media sector revealed the use of updated tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs), FireEye says.  Also known as menuPass...
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Secureworks Launches New Security Maturity Model

Secureworks has launched the Secureworks Security Maturity Model. It is released, announces Secureworks, in response to "research which shows that more than one-third of US organizations (37%) face security risks...
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How Apple's Safari Browser Will Try to Thwart Data Tracking

New privacy features in Apple's Safari browser seek to make it tougher for companies such as Facebook to track you. Companies have long used cookies to remember your past visits....
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Trump OKs Sanctions for Foreigners Who Meddle in Elections

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections, acting amid criticism that he has not taken election security seriously enough. “We...
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Greek Supreme Court Approves Russian Request for Bitcoin Suspect

Greece's Supreme Court on Friday said a Russian held in Greece for allegedly laundering $4 billion using the bitcoin digital currency should be extradited to Russia, a court source said....
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One-Third of Data Breaches Led to People Losing Jobs: Kaspersky

Which employees are most likely to lose their job following a data breach in different parts of the world
Nearly one-third of data breaches suffered by companies around the world have resulted in someone losing their job, according to a study conducted earlier this year by Kaspersky Lab. The...
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N. Korea Calls Sony, Wannacry Hack Charges Smear Campaign

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea strongly denied claims by the United States that a computer programmer working for the North Korean government was involved in the hack of...
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Operationalizing Security: A Targeted Approach to 'SecOps'

) • September 12, 2018     10 Minutes    Effective "SecOps" involves revamping security processes that are inconsistent and ad hoc to make them targeted and consistent, says Rapid7 CEO...
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Equifax Breach: Key Lessons Learned

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