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Download: CISO Checklist for Secure Remote Working

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:52:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. The recent mass transition to working remotely coupled with cyberattacks…

The recent mass transition to working remotely coupled with cyberattacks introduces a heavy burden on the CISO. The CISO Checklist for Secure Remote Working provides a concise, high-level list of the absolute essentials needed to ensure their organization is … [+352 chars]

COVID-19: Working From Home And Cybersecurity - South Florida Reporter

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:19:00

Identity theft terms. The better consumers understand identity theft, the more equipped they are to protect themselves. Our identity theft glossary below is regularly updated to include the most recent identity theft terms that are in the news. Account takeov…

According to the FTCs Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, the most common categories for fraud complaints last year were imposter scams, debt collection and identity theft. Credit card fraud was most prevalent in identity theft cases more than 167,000 people… [+26245 chars]

Can AI stop hackers using coronavirus? | #corporatesecurity | #businesssecurity | #

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 03:56:00

The World Health Organization reported a doubling of cyberattacks last month, including an attempt to mimic its internal email system to get passwords of staffers. Security firm Barracuda Networks also noticed a huge global spike in email phishing related to …

There is an insidious side-effect to coronavirus. Hackers of all stripes are finding the conditions ideal to worm their way into individual and corporate accounts. Remote workers accessing their company networks from personal devices at home make it easier fo… [+6662 chars]

McDonald Hopkins nominated again for Cyber Law Firm of the Year

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 02:37:00

DETROIT April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, has once again been nominated by Advisen as a finalist for their 2020 Cyber Risk Awards in the category of Cyber Law Firm of the Year. For more than a decade, t…

DETROIT, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, has once again been nominated by Advisen as a finalist for their 2020 Cyber Risk Awards in the category of Cyber Law Firm of the Year.  For more than a decade,… [+3155 chars]

McDonald Hopkins nominated again for Cyber Law Firm of the Year

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 02:29:00

McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, has once again been nominated by Advisen as a finalist for their 2020 Cyber Risk Awards in the category of Cyber Law Firm of the Year. For more than a decade, the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team…

Voting open for Advisen's 2020 Cyber Risk Awards DETROIT, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, has once again been nominated by Advisen as a finalist for their 2020 Cyber Risk Awards in the category of Cy… [+3428 chars]

FBI warns that COVID-19 topics are being used in business email compromise attacks

  • Duncan Riley
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 02:19:05

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning that cybercriminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to further ramp up business email compromise attacks. The bureau notes that a typical BEC scam involves a victim receiving an email…

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning that cybercriminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to further ramp up business email compromise attacks. The bureau notes that a typical BEC scam involves a victim receiving an emai… [+4580 chars]

With all eyes on coronavirus, Australia should brace for cyber crime surge

  • David Braue
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 02:09:00

Nation-states likely to use cybercriminal attacks against Australia, others for strategic gain during COVID-19 distraction. The intensity of the COVID-19 response may have focused CSOs on securing remote workers, but an international cyber warfare expert has …

The intensity of the COVID-19 response may have focused CSOs on securing remote workers, but an international cyber warfare expert has warned Australian CSOs to be extra vigilant against cyber security strikes from nation-states seeking strategic advantage ag… [+4916 chars]

Special Webcast: SANS CyberCast - [email protected] - Successful Infosec Consulting, Getting Clients Deep Dive - April 13, 2020 8:30pm US/Eastern

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 00:37:19

Speakers: Ted Demopoulos This is an excerpt of the SANS Hosted Class, Successful Infosec Consulting: Becoming a consultant seems like a dream: high pay, freedom, fascinating work and more. These can all be true yet there is more to the reality: as a consultan…

SANS CyberCast - [email protected] - Successful Infosec Consulting, Getting Clients Deep Dive <ul><li> Monday, April 13th, 2020 at 8:30 PM EDT (00:30:00 UTC) </li><li>Ted Demopoulos</li></ul>You can now attend the webcast using your mobile device! Overview This i… [+2132 chars]

More Attackers Have Begun Using Zero-Day Exploits

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 00:22:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. Vendors of offensive cyber tools have made it easy for any threat group …

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Ariful Azad

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 23:23:00

Abstract We present a multi-filtering Graph Convolution Neural Network (GCN) framework for network embedding task. It uses multiple local GCN filters to do feature extraction in every propagation layer. We show this approach could capture different important …

<li> Attribute2vec: Deep Network Embedding Through Multi-Filtering GCN Authors:Tingyi Wanyan, Chenwei Zhang, Ariful Azad, Xiaomin Liang, Daifeng Li, Ying Ding Abstract: We present a multi-filtering Graph Convolution Neural Network (GCN) framewor… [+67888 chars]

Cyber News Rundown: Zoom Targeted by Hackers

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 23:11:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. Zoom Video Software Targeted by Hackers With much of the professional wo…

Zoom Video Software Targeted by Hackers With much of the professional world now telecommuting, hackers have taken notice and are finding vulnerabilities within Zooms software to hijack online meetings. Over 400 new domains have been registered through Zoom in… [+184 chars]

Microsoft: Emotet Attack Shut Down an Entire Business Network

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 22:52:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. Microsoft: Emotet Attack Shut Down an Entire Business Network. The infec…

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A Brisk Private Trade in Zero-Days Widens Their Use

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 22:52:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. More zero-day exploits coming up for sale by NSO Group and others is dem…

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NIST Recognizes RASP as Critical to Lowering Risk

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 21:22:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. NIST Recognizes RASP as Critical to Lowering Risk. The United States Con…

The United States Congress ratified the Cybersecurity Framework set forth by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2014 to standardize the practices and controls that mitigate constantly evolving cyberthreats. The framework has been ado… [+202 chars]

Coronavirus-related cyberattacks surge in Brazil

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 21:22:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. There has been a 124% increase in phishing attacks in March as a result …

There has been a 124% increase in phishing attacks in March as a result of WhatsApp messages with content relating to the pandemic.

Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 20:46:18

Posted by Blake Brown on Apr 06 Thanks! ________________________________ From: The EDUCAUSE Security Community Group Listserv on behalf of Frank Barton Sent: Monday, April 6, 2020 1:43 PM To: SECURITY () LISTSERV EDUCAUSE EDU Subject: Re: [SECURITY] Interesti…

Educause Security Discussion mailing list archives Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string From: Blake Brown &lt;Blake.Brown () MHCC EDU&gt;Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2020 20:46:15 +0000 Thanks! ________________________________ From: The EDUC… [+8443 chars]

Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 20:43:51

Posted by Frank Barton on Apr 06 Absolutely! https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/identity/ad-fs/operations/configure-ad-fs-extranet-soft-lockout-protection We have the internal ADFS servers, and then the proxy ADFS servers for the extranet login -…

Educause Security Discussion mailing list archives Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string From: Frank Barton &lt;bartonf () HUSSON EDU&gt;Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2020 16:43:35 -0400 Absolutely! https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-serv… [+7196 chars]

4 Tips for Keeping Your Data Secure While Everyone Works From Home

  • Jennifer Spencer
  • Published date: 2020-04-06 20:30:00

More employees are remote than ever before. Here's how to make sure that doesn't lead to breaches.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely disrupted our normal way of doing things, and this is especially true of how employees go to work. As millions of Americans transition to working from home as… [+5591 chars]

Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 20:04:50

Posted by Blake Brown on Apr 06 How did you do this "we activated ADFS lockouts that are more stringent than AD" Frank? Something you can share? Thanks, Blake ________________________________ From: The EDUCAUSE Security Community Group Listserv on behalf of F…

Educause Security Discussion mailing list archives Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string From: Blake Brown &lt;Blake.Brown () MHCC EDU&gt;Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2020 20:04:47 +0000 How did you do this "we activated ADFS lockouts that are … [+6644 chars]

Using Metrics to Tell a Security Risk Story

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 20:04:00

Dave Bailey of CynergisTek (left) and Randall Frietzsche, enterprise CISO of Denver Health. Metrics can help CISOs clearly communicate the potential impact of risks to senior executives and win support for a risk management strategy, say Randall Frietzsche, e…

Metrics can help CISOs clearly communicate the potential impact of risks to senior executives and win support for a risk management strategy, say Randall Frietzsche, enterprise CISO of Denver Health, and consultant Dave Bailey of CynergisTek, who describe a s… [+2767 chars]

Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 20:02:54

Posted by Frank Barton on Apr 06 We just opened up O365, but we are using federated logins... they come back to us via ADFS for login We had a rash of people getting locked out thanks to one IP in Germany, but then we activated ADFS lockouts that are more str…

Educause Security Discussion mailing list archives Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string From: Frank Barton &lt;bartonf () HUSSON EDU&gt;Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2020 16:02:38 -0400 We just opened up O365, but we are using federated logins.… [+5483 chars]

Considerations Before Moving to DevOps Solutions

  • Amritesh Suman
  • Published date: 2020-04-06 20:01:19

With digital transformation, there is a vital need to maintain businesses that function at top speeds and with improved agility. This has resulted in DevOps growing swiftly and becoming essential to many companies in pursuit of a feasible advantage. Although …

With digital transformation, there is a vital need to maintain businesses that function at top speeds and with improved agility. This has resulted in DevOps growing swiftly and becoming essential to many companies in pursuit of a feasible advantage. Although … [+5222 chars]

Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string

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  • Published date: 2020-04-06 19:58:43

Posted by Snook, Allen on Apr 06 You got off easy. :) The only good protection I have seen is to implement MFA for all accounts. Though with everyone working from home the rollout for that would be crazy right now. We are planning for Summer break currently. …

Educause Security Discussion mailing list archives Re: Interesting auth attempts with unusual user agent string From: "Snook, Allen" &lt;asnook () MESSIAH EDU&gt;Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2020 19:58:37 +0000 You got off easy. :) The only good protection I have se… [+4763 chars]