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Carol Wilson Editor-at-large, | 7/18/2018
When it comes to cybersecurity, the education sector faces unique challenges, starting with the hundreds, often thousands, of unsecured student devices that live on its networks.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/17/2018
Researchers from Virginia Tech, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and Microsoft Research have come up with a way to mess with the GPS directional systems in a car. The type of spoofing attack means that a false route will supplant the one derived by the car's navigation system.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 6/21/2018
Ever since they burst onto the scene, containers have been legitimately hailed as a very efficient means to deploy applications onto servers. Containers, such as those based on the Docker open-source standards, consume fewer resources than virtual machines, and containers are easier to design and faster to instantiate and provision.
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Simon Marshall Technology Journalist, | 6/14/2018
Intrusion prevention systems (IPS) have had something of an up-and-down history within enterprise security. Originally not as popular as their intrusion detection cousins, IPS eventually outpaced detection systems, and today's next-generation IPS market is flooded with different vendors, approaches and results.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 5/16/2018
No more pizza boxes: Traditional hardware firewalls can't protect a modern corporate network and its users. Why? Because while there still may be physical servers inside an on-premises data center or in a wiring closet somewhere, an increasing number of essential resources are virtualized or off-site.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/8/2018
A pair of "international computer hackers" from Romania have been extradited to the US to face a number of charges, including identity theft and computer fraud, related to an $18 million scheme that stole personal data and account numbers from bank customers, according to the US Justice Department.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 4/26/2018
A group of unknown attackers stole about $150,000 in cryptocurrency earlier this week. The theft, which included exploiting well-known but older flaws in Domain Name System servers, hijacked some Amazon Web Services traffic and led victims to a phishing site.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/18/2018
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), FBI and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have issued a joint alert that should make anyone interested in computer security sit up and take notice.
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Mitch Wagner Executive Editor, Light Reading, | 4/11/2018
Cisco and Juniper are each looking to security to help transition to new business models, and they are rolling out competing cloud software and services designed to protect enterprises' public, private and on-premises infrastructure.
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