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Browser Makers Delay Removal of TLS 1.0 and 1.1 Support

Google, Microsoft and Mozilla are delaying plans to disable support for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 protocols in Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer, and Firefox.TLS 1.0 is over two decades old, and TLS 1.1 was only meant to address some limitations in the former and prevent specific attacks. Both are known to include weaknesses, some addresse
Publish At:2020-04-02 12:27 | Read:46 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Data Protection Manage

Effective Data Security Begins With a Strong Tech Foundation

Data is the engine of the modern economy. Whether it consists of customer data, intellectual property, market insights or financial information, these types of sensitive data enable the most successful businesses to thrive. It’s no surprise, then, that securing that critical data is increasingly a strategic priority for organizations around the globe.
Publish At:2020-03-31 08:26 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Data Protection Chief Information Officer (CIO) Chief I

Zoom Updates Privacy Policy After Experts Raise Concerns

Remote conferencing services provider Zoom this week updated its privacy policy following the publishing of a series of reports raising concerns regarding the privacy of Zoom users.Headquartered in San Jose, California, Zoom provides users with a platform that combines video and audio conferencing, online meetings, chat, screen sharing, and more.With the cur
Publish At:2020-03-31 07:20 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Data Protection Priva

3 Ways to Secure Yourself From Common Web Attacks

3 Ways to Secure Yourself From Common Web Attacks March 31st, 2020 No Comments anti-phishing, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Online Privacy, Online Safety, PC security, Uncategorized With the increase in largely-publicized security breaches to corpo
Publish At:2020-03-31 07:15 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:anti-phishing Data Privacy Data Protection Online Privacy On

Microsoft to Add Compromised Password Notification to Edge

Microsoft on Monday announced several new features for its Edge web browser, including one that will alert users if the credentials they have saved to autofill have been compromised as a result of a third-party data breach.Online services often get hacked and these intrusions can result in millions of username and password combinations getting stolen. While
Publish At:2020-03-30 16:09 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Email Security Fraud & Ident

Zettaset Launches Software-Defined Encryption for Kubernetes Environments

Kubernetes-specialist Zettaset has introduced software-defined encryption for Kubernetes-managed containers, improving DevSecOps, enhancing data protection, and enabling compliance.The use of Kubernetes is growing. A January 2020 survey by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) found that 78% of respondents are using a Kubernetes container orchest
Publish At:2020-03-30 12:22 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Data Protection

No Patch for VPN Bypass Flaw Discovered in iOS

Proton Technologies, the company behind the privacy-focused ProtonMail and ProtonVPN services, this week disclosed the existence of a vulnerability in Apple’s iOS mobile operating system that prevents VPN applications from encrypting all traffic.The flaw was discovered by a member of the Proton community in iOS 13.3.1, but Apple has yet to release a patch an
Publish At:2020-03-26 17:19 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Vulnerabilities

TrickBot Pushing a 2FA Bypass App to Bank Customers in Germany

IBM X-Force researchers recently analyzed an Android malware app that’s likely being pushed to infected users by the TrickBot Trojan. This app, dubbed “TrickMo” by our team, is designed to bypass strong authentication methods that bank customers use when they need to authorize a transaction. Though it’s not the first of its kind, this
Publish At:2020-03-24 07:55 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Risk Management Threat Intelligence Android

Top 10 Brand Phishing Companies

Top 10 Brand Phishing Companies March 23rd, 2020 No Comments anti-phishing, Data Protection, Online Safety, Uncategorized By 2020, you’ve probably already experienced getting an email from a well-known company, such as Apple or Facebook, letting you
Publish At:2020-03-23 13:22 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:anti-phishing Data Protection Online Safety Uncategorized br

Crypto-Risk: Your Data Security Blind Spot

For many years — almost since the beginning of secure internet communications — data security professionals have had to face the challenge of using certificates, the mechanism that forms the basis of Transport Layer Security (TLS) communications. Certificates facilitate secure connections to websites (represented by the “s” in “https”
Publish At:2020-03-23 10:45 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management Apple Business Continuity Ce

Mozilla to Remove Support for FTP in Firefox

Mozilla is getting ready to remove support for the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) from the Firefox web browser due to security concerns.FTP has been around for nearly five decades, allowing for the transfer of files between computers. The protocol is built on a client-server model architecture and has been considered insecure, being secured with SSL/TLS (FTPS)
Publish At:2020-03-21 10:55 | Read:333 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Data Protection Management & Strateg

Unprotected Database Exposed 5 Billion Previously Leaked Records

An Elasticsearch instance containing over 5 billion records of data leaked in previous cybersecurity incidents was found exposed to anyone with an Internet connection, Security Discovery reports.The database was identified as belonging to UK-based security company Keepnet Labs, which focuses on keeping organizations safe from email-based cyber-attacks. It co
Publish At:2020-03-21 08:20 | Read:318 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Data Protection

UK Printing Company Exposed Military Documents

Cybersecurity researchers say UK-based document printing and binding company Doxzoo exposed hundreds of gigabytes of information, including documents related to the US and British military, by leaving an AWS S3 bucket unprotected.vpnMentor researchers claim they have discovered 343GB worth of files on an AWS server belonging to Doxzoo. They say the company w
Publish At:2020-03-20 13:22 | Read:371 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Identity & Access Cloud Secu

7 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Improve Data Security

This year, March 19 ushered in spring in the Northern Hemisphere — the first time since 1896 that the season has started so early. So why not take advantage of the season’s early arrival to do some spring cleaning, not only of your physical space, but of your data and systems, too? Digital spring cleaning can make your life easier and dramatically impr
Publish At:2020-03-20 10:40 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Mobile Security Application Security Cloud C

NIST, DHS Publish Guidance on Securing Virtual Meetings, VPNs

With people worldwide forced to work from home due to the coronavirus epidemic, NIST and DHS published a series of recommendations on how to ensure that virtual meetings and connections to enterprise networks are protected from prying eyes.Conference calls and web meetings have long been part of modern work, as they play a vital role in ensuring the necessar
Publish At:2020-03-19 10:49 | Read:232 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Iden

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