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Securing Corporate Data When Remote Working is the Norm

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

While many companies have deployed extra measures to secure employees’ remote access to corporate resources and apps, it is important to think of all the necessary security measures to be taken in protecting sensitive data. Careful planning and forward-thinki…

While many companies have deployed extra measures to secure employees remote access to corporate resources and apps, it is important to think of all the necessary security measures to be taken in protecting sensitive data. Careful planning and forward-thinkin… [+6716 chars]

New Ransomware Innovations Bring Shame

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

As if ransomware wasn’t a big enough problem already, it just evolved from a costly nuisance into a full-fledged data breach designed to shame companies into paying. This new twist on ransomware is being driven by several well-established cybercriminal groups…

As if ransomware wasnt a big enough problem already, it just evolved from a costly nuisance into a full-fledged data breach designed to shame companies into paying. This new twist on ransomware is being driven by several well-established cybercriminal groups … [+6619 chars]

Customer Personal Information Is the Number One Data Protection Priority – nCipher 2020 Global Encryption Trends Study

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 07:13:04

MINNEAPOLIS & CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #2020EncryptionTrends--2020 Global Encryption Trends Study reveals the key trends in encryption and cybersecurity. Results show the new top driver - and it's personal!

MINNEAPOLIS & CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As organizations accelerate digital initiatives such as cloud and the internet of things (IoT), and data volumes and types continue to rise, IT professionals cite protection of customer personal informati… [+8206 chars]

Customer Personal Information Is the Number One Data Protection Priority – nCipher 2020 Global Encryption Trends Study - Yahoo Finance

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 07:10:00

2020 Global Encryption Trends Study reveals the key trends in encryption and cybersecurity. Results show the new top driver - and it's personal!

Organizations racing to protect sensitive data as it proliferates across cloud, IoT devices and 5G networks As organizations accelerate digital initiatives such as cloud and the internet of things (IoT), and data volumes and types continue to rise, IT profes… [+8533 chars]

Interpol warns that crooks are increasingly targeting hospitals

  • Pierluigi Paganini
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 07:05:31

While the Coronavirus outbreak is threatening the world, the INTERPOL warns that crooks are increasingly targeting hospitals with ransomware. The INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organisation) is warning of ransomware attacks against hospitals despite …

The INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organisation) is warning of ransomware attacks against hospitals despite the currently ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. Attackers are targeting organizations in the healthcare industry via malspam campaigns using ma… [+4828 chars]

How to avoid man-in-the-middle cyber attacks

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

Whether you're sending data on your computer or talking to someone online, you want to assume some level of security and privacy. But what if a third party is eavesdropping online, unbeknownst to you? And worse, what if they're impersonating someone from a bu…

Whether you're sending data on your computer or talking to someone online, you want to assume some level of security and privacy. But what if a third party is eavesdropping online, unbeknownst to you? And worse, what if they're impersonating someone from a b… [+6951 chars]

Deputies warn consumers of online COVID-19 scams | #onlinescams | #scams | #cybersecurity | #informationsecurity

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 06:59:00

ROCK Co. (WMTV) — Breaking News The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is warning people of several online scams associated with the coronavirus outbreak. In a Facebook post, the sheriff’s office said the FBI issued a warning that people are receiving fake emails c…

ROCK Co. (WMTV) The Rock County Sheriffs Office is warning people of several online scams associated with the coronavirus outbreak. In a Facebook post, the sheriffs office said the FBI issued a warning that people are receiving fake emails claiming to be fro… [+1287 chars]

Hackers’ forum hacked, database dumped on Dark Web

  • IANS
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 06:50:49

According to the ‘Naked Security’ team by cybersecurity firm Sophos, this is the second attack on OGUsers in the recent past, first spotted by data breach monitoring service Under the Breach

Cybercriminals have broken into a rival hackers forum that trades in stolen Instagram, Twitter and other accounts, and dumped the database on the Dark Web for all to grab. OGUsers is a forum where hackers come to trade SIM swappers stolen phone numbers and B… [+1403 chars]

Increase in Small DDoS Attacks Could Take Down VPNs

  • Sue Poremba
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 06:00:56

Data breaches and ransomware might hog the headlines, but don’t forget to pay attention to DDoS attacks. According to research from Neustar, DDoS attacks increased by 168% in Q4 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. However, despite a year ago or so ago, …

Data breaches and ransomware might hog the headlines, but dont forget to pay attention to DDoS attacks. According to research from Neustar, DDoS attacks increased by 168% in Q4 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. However, despite a year ago or so ago, w… [+3883 chars]

Teleworking? Your cyber-risk just skyrocketed - The CEO Magazine

  • David Walker
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:50:00

Amid the past month’s coronavirus disarray, one of the most impressive achievements has been the IT sector’s remarkable success in moving a huge slice of our workforce into teleworking. One CEO I spoke to this week had been planning for a big move to telework…

Amid the past months coronavirus disarray, one of the most impressive achievements has been the IT sectors remarkable success in moving a huge slice of our workforce into teleworking. One CEO I spoke to this week had been planning for a big move to telework… [+4898 chars]

China starts attacking Trump for Coronavirus outbreak with fake Facebook ads

  • Naveen Goud
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:39:00

After listening to a lot from the world that the country started a bio war by developing Corona Virus in the labs of Wuhan and spreading it across the globe, the Xi Jinping led nation is now seen turning the tables on North America. According to a report publ…

China has started to pin the blame on US President Donald Trump by creating fake Facebook (FB) ads which blamed the 73-year old president for the outbreak of Novel COVID 19. After listening to a lot from the world that the country started a bio war by develo… [+2939 chars]

General Schedule is the ‘single greatest obstacle’ for agency CHCOs, OPM says Workforce

  • Nicole Ogrysko
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:32:00

OPM spent much of 2019 interviewing agency chief human capital officers about their biggest challenges on everything from recruitment and retention to workforce planning and employee engagement. Though OPM intended to continue these human capital reviews annu…

The General Schedule is the biggest barrier to recruiting the right talent at the right time, agency chief human capital officers have told the Office of Personnel Management. Many agencies are advocating for a “comprehensive redesign” of the General Schedul… [+5758 chars]

Work-from-home mandates create cybersecurity concerns

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:17:00

With millions of employees suddenly working remotely—and little time to prepare—employers are scrambling to ensure cybersecurity. With the number of coronavirus cases continuing to climb, more employees are working from home than ever before.

With millions of employees suddenly working remotelyand little time to prepareemployers are scrambling to ensure cybersecurity. With the number of coronavirus cases continuing to climb, more employees are working from home than ever before. Click here to vie… [+36 chars]

Addressing the cybersecurity skills gap

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:17:00

Last year, the UK government announced plans to conduct an audit into the state of the country’s cybersecurity workforce. This survey planned to examine private businesses as well as public sector organisations and focus on the issues and shortage of training…

Last year, the UK government announced plans to conduct an audit into the state of the countrys cybersecurity workforce. This survey planned to examine private businesses as well as public sector organisations and focus on the issues and shortage of training … [+265 chars]

WISeKey Launches WIShelter App - Helping Users Securely Work from Home and Keep Contact with Family and Friends During the “Stay-at-Home” Period - Yahoo Finance

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:14:29

April 7, 2020: WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey”) (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, today announced the launch of WIShelter, its new  application in the WISeID App ecosystem, desined to remediate risks duri…

WISeKey Launches WIShelter App - Helping Users Securely Work from Home and Keep Contact withFamily and Friends During the Stay-at-Home Period The app can be downloaded from www.wishelter.com WISeKey is currently working with several governments and health o… [+6287 chars]

Kimmel Says Trump Would Be a Better President if He’d Just Wear a Coronavirus Mask (Video)

  • Ross A. Lincoln
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:03:07

On Monday, Jimmy Kimmel really wished Donald Trump would wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus and even suggested it might make him a better president — mainly because it would make it much easier to dub over the crazy things Trump says during his …

On Monday, Jimmy Kimmel really wished Donald Trump would wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus and even suggested it might make him a better president — mainly because it would make it much easier to dub over the things Trump says during his daily … [+16210 chars]

Role of Deception in the 'New Normal'

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:03:00

As global enterprises get their arms around supporting and securing a near-total remote workforce, their digital adversaries are adapting - and so is the role of deception technology. Carolyn Crandall of Attivo Networks discusses how deception can help mitiga…

As global enterprises get their arms around supporting and securing a near-total remote workforce, their digital adversaries are adapting - and so is the role of deception technology. Carolyn Crandall of Attivo Networks discusses how deception can help mitiga… [+950 chars]

Remote Workforce: Five best practices for organisations to ensure cybersecurity

  • ET CIO
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:01:00

. As organisations are relying more on collaborative tools, they must ensure that these tools are not paving way for new threat vectors. ETCIO; April 07, 2020, 09:11 IST By Mary Jo Schrade In the last couple of weeks, the world has changed in unprecedented wa…

By Mary Jo SchradeIn the last couple of weeks, the world has changed in unprecedented ways. Owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, companies across the country have resorted to remote working while advocating work from home policies to ensure business continuity.… [+3763 chars]

A client-side perspective on web security

  • Help Net Security
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:00:45

Threats to web security are explained in this first of a three-part article series, and client-side security is shown to address a commonly missed class of cyber attack exemplified by Magecart. Traditional solutions to web security are outlined, including a n…

Threats to web security are explained in this first of a three-part article series, and client-side security is shown to address a commonly missed class of cyber attack exemplified by Magecart. Traditional solutions to web security are outlined, including a n… [+8939 chars]

WISeKey Launches WIShelter App - Helping Users Securely Work from Home and Keep Contact with Family and Friends During the “Stay-at-Home” Period - GlobeNewswire

  • Wisekey International Holding SA
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 05:00:00

WISeKey Launches WIShelter App - Helping Users Securely Work from Home and Keep Contact with Family and Friends During the “Stay-at-Home” Period GlobeNewswire

WISeKey Launches WIShelter App - Helping Users Securely Work from Home and Keep Contact withFamily and Friends During the Stay-at-Home Period The app can be downloaded from www.wishelter.com WISeKey is currently working with several governments and health o… [+6285 chars]

DICT warns on use of video, teleconferencing apps citing security issues

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:59:42

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Tuesday advised the public to be more cautious in using video and teleconferencing software, which are now being used by some companies amid the enhanced community qua…

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Tuesday advised the public to be more cautious in using video and teleconferencing software, which are now being used by some companies amid the enhanced community quara… [+1920 chars]

How Agents Can Help Small Business Clients Navigate Cyber - Insurance Journal

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

Rob Rosenzweig, Risk Strategies Matt Donovan, Worldwide Facilities Matt Prevost, Chubb Nadia Hoyte, USI Insurance Services. Panelists opened the hour-long discussion on a positive note, stating there has been an uptick in small and medium-sized businesses tha…

More small businesses may be purchasing cyber insurance today as compared to a few years ago, but agents still have work to do to help clients understand their unique risks and ensure they have the right coverage. That’s what panelists had to say during Insu… [+10361 chars]

Regulus Cyber’s GPS protection becomes part of Harman Shield - GPS World magazine

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

, creator of what it calls “anti-virus” software to protect GPS navigation and timing across a wide range of applications, is collaborating with, a connected-car company. Harman The software-based cybersecurity solution will be part of Harman Shield, the comp…

Photo: Regulus Regulus Cyber, creator of what it calls “anti-virus” software to protect GPS navigation and timing across a wide range of applications, is collaborating with Harman, a connected-car company. The software-based cybersecurity solution will be p… [+1664 chars]

Human errors account for 60% of all cyber-attacks - Consultancy.uk

  • Consultancy.uk
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:19:00

New research from Gallagher suggests that the majority of cyber-attacks in the UK exploit human error but while this element is impossible to eliminate, many firms are failing to protect themselves in basic ways. Less than one-in-four firms have consulted ext…

New research from Gallagher suggests that the majority of cyber-attacks in the UK exploit human error – but while this element is impossible to eliminate, many firms are failing to protect themselves in basic ways. Less than one-in-four firms have consulted e… [+2427 chars]

Fortinet taps ex-defence ops director to run local labs

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  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:15:00

Maiden will be charged with overseeing the vendor’s cyber information collection and dissemination procedures. Prior to joining Fortinet, he held senior positions at Cisco, the ATO, Lockheed Martin and Shearwater Solutions. Before this he spent 14 years at th…

Fortinet has named Glenn Maiden director of threat intelligence at its FortiGuard Labs in Australia and New Zealand. Maiden will be charged with overseeing the vendor’s cyber information collection and dissemination procedures. Prior to joining Fortinet, he… [+1041 chars]