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Finding the Right Threat Intelligence Vendors

There is No Threat Intelligence Type That Is Objectively Better Than OthersIn May 2019, Flashpoint CEO Josh Lefkowitz shared in SecurityWeek tips for evaluating threat intelligence vendors that cover the deep and dark web. While indeed helpful for those who seek such services, as I have established in my previous coolumn, not every company actually needs dee
Publish At:2020-07-13 09:33 | Read:36 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Risk Management

Amazon Says Email to Employees Banning TikTok Was a Mistake

Roughly five hours after an internal email went out Friday to Amazon employees telling them to delete the popular video app TikTok from their phones, the online retailing giant appeared to backtrack, calling the ban a mistake.“This morning’s email to some of our employees was sent in error,” Amazon emailed reporters just before 5 p.m. Eastern time. “There is
Publish At:2020-07-13 09:33 | Read:90 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Risk

Cyberattack Simulation Company XM Cyber Raises $17 Million

XM Cyber, an Israel-based company that offers a cyberattack simulation platform, announced on Thursday that it raised $17 million in a Series B funding round.The latest funding round, which brings the total raised by the firm to $49 million, saw participation from Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, and Swarth Group.The money will be use
Publish At:2020-07-09 05:11 | Read:61 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access R

Huawei Urges UK Not to Rush Into 5G Decision

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei urged Britain on Wednesday not to rush into taking any costly decision to phase out its equipment from the UK's 5G network because of US sanctions.The plea followed reports of Prime Minister Boris Johnson receiving a damning security agency reassessment about the long-term safety of Huawei.The British review was triggered by new
Publish At:2020-07-08 15:35 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Compli

Video Conferencing Security Tips You May Have Overlooked

Video conferencing applications grew substantially following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. According to Research and Markets article “Video Conferencing Demand Rises due to Social-Distancing,” video conferencing software experienced 62 million downloads in March 2020. This increase in use resulted from businesses ado
Publish At:2020-07-08 10:58 | Read:94 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management Software & App Vulnerabiliti

Hackers Find Way to Bypass Mitigation for Exploited BIG-IP Vulnerability

Researchers have found a way to bypass one of the mitigations proposed by F5 Networks for the actively exploited BIG-IP vulnerability, but malicious hackers leveraged the bypass method before its public disclosure.F5’s BIG-IP application delivery controller (ADC), specifically its Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) configuration utility, is affected by
Publish At:2020-07-08 09:52 | Read:95 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Risk Management Vuln

Britain Set to Axe Huawei 5G Involvement: Report

China's ambassador to Britain on Monday warned that London faced a risk to its international reputation if it blocked Huawei from the nation's 5G network.The Financial Times said the government will decide this month to phase out the Chinese technology giant's equipment because of persistent concerns about spying.A UK security investigation, yet to be publis
Publish At:2020-07-07 10:42 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Risk M

China Urges 'Fair' Treatment After France Restricts Huawei

China urged France Monday to guarantee a "fair and just" environment for its companies after Paris decided to restrict licenses for telecom operators using 5G technology from Huawei.The United States and Australia have banned Huawei from their 5G networks and the Financial Times reported Monday that Britain could decide this month to phase out the company's
Publish At:2020-07-07 06:51 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Se

NSA Publishes Recommendations on Securing IPsec VPNs

The National Security Agency (NSA) has published a series of recommendations on how to properly configure IP Security (IPsec) Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).Used within organizations of all sizes for remote connection to assets and for telework, VPNs can deliver the expected level of security if strong cryptography is employed and if admins perform regular
Publish At:2020-07-06 11:32 | Read:73 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access Risk Management Se

Huawei Not Totally Banned From France, Says Watchdog: Report

China's Huawei is not totally banned from France's next-generation 5G wireless market, but French operators using them will only get limited licences, the head of the national cybersecurity agency told Les Echos newspaper Sunday.The comments were the latest development in the controversy over Huawei's involvement, after several Western nations barred the com
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CISA Warns Enterprises of Risks Associated With Tor

In an alert this week, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned enterprises about the use of Tor in cyberattacks.Maintained by non-profit organization Tor Project, the Tor software and the underlying infrastructure are meant to provide users with anonymity and the means to bypass censors
Publish At:2020-07-03 10:11 | Read:81 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Risk Management Mana

How Growing Businesses Should Tackle Cybersecurity Challenges

When we think about the most public cyber attacks and data breaches, we generally associate them with large enterprises. The truth is cyber attacks are not limited by company size. A significant cyber attack can happen to any company, in any industry and of any size. According to the 2019 Cost of a Data Breach report by the Ponemon Institute, “small business
Publish At:2020-07-01 16:49 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Security Intelligence & Analytics Cyber Risk

Chinese Companies Huawei and ZTE Declared National Security Threats by FCC

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday designated Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE as national security threats.In response to the announcement, China asked the U.S. to stop “oppressing Chinese companies,” accusing Washington of “abusing state power” and claiming that there was no evidence of wrongdoing.The FCC said th
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:75 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

Attack Surface Growing for Healthcare Industry

Attack Surface for Healthcare Firms is Pivoting and Scaling to Considerable Proportions, Report FindsDespite the well-documented increase in attacks against the healthcare industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is largely coping well against the cyber criminals. Nevertheless, the necessary and dramatic migration to cloud-based tele-health servic
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Risk Management Cloud Security

The Modern Workplace: Keeping Remote Workers Productive and Secure

Results from the March 30, 2020, Gartner CFO Survey indicate that 74% of businesses intend to shift some employees to permanent remote work following their initial experience responding to current global conditions. Regardless of recent world events, many workers already spend time on the job, while physically separated from the corporate campus. Sometimes t
Publish At:2020-06-30 13:48 | Read:97 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Mobile Security Risk Management BYOD Bring-Your-Own

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