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Content posted in July 2018
SamSam Ransomware Nears $6M Mark in Ill-Gotten Gains
News Analysis 7/31/2018 5 comments
For the past three years, the person or persons behind the SamSam ransomware have targeted hospitals, healthcare organizations, as well as the city of Atlanta, and have collected nearly $6 million in illicit funds, according to research from Sophos.
Zero Trust Means Never Trust & Always Verify
Alan Zeichick 7/30/2018 3 comments
Enterprise security teams have actually been practicing zero trust policies for a number of years, but new advances and better tools now make the philosophy easier to implement. Still, it's always best to verify.
DHS Warns of Increasing Attacks on ERP Systems
News Analysis 7/26/2018 2 comments
Following reports by Digital Shadows and Onapsis, the US Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning to businesses that nation-states and other groups are targeting Enterprise Resource Planning systems.
California's CCPA Law: Why CISOs Need to Take Heed
Joe Stanganelli 7/26/2018 1 comment
The recently enacted California Consumer Privacy Act, while hardly a sweeping reform of the state's privacy laws, changes the playing field for IT risk and liability where California residents' personal information is concerned.
IDT CIO Faces Down New Crop of Global Threats
Simon Marshall 7/16/2018 Post a comment
IDT CIO Golan Ben-Oni has faced down two serious cyberattacks in the last year and he expects more are on the way. From selecting vendors to thinking about the cloud, here's how Ben-Oi is rethinking the security landscape.
Cisco's research has proven that beyond meeting compliance requirements, good privacy is good for business and individuals.
Once again, a novel 'speculative execution side-channel' attack has been discovered by researchers.
Security researchers have found that the implementation in Remote Desktop Gateway of string segmentation lays it open to memory corruption vulnerabilities.
In Q4 of 2019, the average ransom payment increased by 104% to $84,116, finds Coveware report.
DHS-CISA has issued a security advisory about GE Carescape medical instrumentation that enumerates many vulnerabilities present in them.
Podcast: Infrastructure Hunting – Stopping Bad Actors in Their Tracks
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Keith Furst of Data Derivatives interviews Daniel Wagner, author of a new book, Virtual Terror: 21st Century Cyber Warfare. They discuss the ways ...
Sage Wagner, senior security pre-sales engineer with RiskSense, provides a demo of the company's latest technology 'RiskSense Solution,' a ...
Janus Technologies is launching a line of products that protect against the many threats to enterprises' sensitive data. David Schultz, vice ...
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