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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 Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 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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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/11/2018
The ATI Systems, which use sirens to notify the general public in the case of an emergency, are vulnerable to exploitation by unauthorized parties. These kinds of warning systems are in use at locations such as One World Trade Center in New York City and the Indian Point Energy Center nuclear power stations, which are located north of Manhattan.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/9/2018
In March, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an unprecedented alert about Russian hacking of industrial control systems, especially in the energy sector.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/4/2018
Dynamic Name System (DNS) is one of the basic plumbing operations that makes the Internet work. It takes words that people understand and translates them into numeric IP addresses that the Internet understands.
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Simon Marshall Technology Journalist, | 4/2/2018
Red Bull is well-known for projecting an energetic brand. Behind the scenes, its IT security team also likes to be energetic, however, not in the way the company's commercials would have you believe.
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