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todayFebruary 21, 2020

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Data breach hits agency overseeing White House communications

Image copyright Getty Images The US agency in control of safe communication for the White House has been the sufferer of a cyber-attack. The US Department of Defence confirmed that pc programs managed by the Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA) had been hacked, exposing the private knowledge of about 200,000 ...

todayFebruary 21, 2020

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Ransomware the new online ‘nightmare’ for business

ALBANY — The kind of ransomware attack that froze Albany accounting firm BST’s records is growing increasingly common as hackers look for new targets to extort. One expert calls it “the nightmare scenario. “Unfortunately, this is the new style of attack,” said Tim Weber, security services director at ADNET Technologies ...

todayFebruary 21, 2020

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U.S.-Iran conflict heightens fears of enterprise cyberattacks by nation states

U.S.-Iran conflict heightens fears of enterprise cyberattacks by nation states Jerry Bowles Summary: Fear of cyber threats is driving massive enterprise investments, attracting capital but arguably stifling innovation. Are these investments leading anywhere? In the wake of the U.S. drone killing of Iran’s top general Qasem Soleimani and Iran’s ‘measured’ rocket ...

todayFebruary 20, 2020

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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 January 2020 – MSSP Alert

by Joe Panettieri • Jan 16, 2020 Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that managed security services provider ecosystem. A. Today’s MSSP Alerts 1. M&A – MDR: Private equity firm Skyview Capital has acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity, a managed detection and response (MDR) service ...

todayFebruary 20, 2020

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Tripwire introduces new line of hardware appliances and joins ISA Global Security Alliance – Help Net Security

Tripwire, a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, has announced the launch of the Tripwire Industrial Appliance line of hardware for securing industrial environments. In addition, Tripwire has announced that it has joined the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as a founding member. As ...

todayFebruary 20, 2020

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How RIA Firms Can Apply the NIST Framework to Cybersecurity Policies

NIST is the acronym for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a government agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce that fosters cybersecurity research, education, and collaboration. As part of that effort, NIST has developed a cybersecurity framework to help organizations of all sizes to identify, assess, and manage ...

todayFebruary 19, 2020

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5 Cybersecurity Takeaways From 2019

5 Cybersecurity Takeaways From 2019 The world of cybersecurity is a rapidly evolving with new technologies, terms, definitions, and services. What can small and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s) learn from 2019? Class Action Lawsuits The latest cybersecurity news in 2019 and probably the most eye-opening, is the class-action lawsuit filed against ...

todayFebruary 19, 2020

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Data Privacy Day warning: Organizations that succeed take privacy seriously

Businesses should be worried that Canadians increasingly don’t trust them to handle their personal data and information generated through online buying, according to a senior federal privacy official. In an interview to mark the 14th annual International Data Privacy Day, deputy privacy commissioner Gregory Smolynec noted that surveys show 90 ...