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Networking Security, Security

Sprint calls on open source analytics to prevent cyberfraud

August 16, 2018

Via: CIO

Mobile phone-related fraud is big business. Fraudsters, hackers, and other bad actors employ creative techniques to compromise networks, hijack user information, and piece together customer identities that are then sold for big bucks on the dark web. To protect its […]


Networking Security, Security

DHS to hold cyber-focused industry day

August 3, 2018

Via: FCW

The Department of Homeland Security will hold an August industry day focused on public/private collaboration for cybersecurity defense. According to a special notice posted on FedBizOpps, DHS’ Office of Cybersecurity and Communications will hold an event Aug. 16 in Arlington, […]


Networking Security, Security

Cisco patches critical vulnerabilities in Policy Suite

July 19, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Cisco has resolved a set of critical vulnerabilities in Policy Suite which permit attackers to cause havoc in the software’s databases. This week, the tech giant released a security advisory detailing four vulnerabilities which could place enterprise users at risk […]


Networking Security, Security

EU parliament calls for Privacy Shield to be pulled until US complies

July 5, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

The European Parliament has been making its presence felt today. As well as reopening democratic debate around a controversial digital copyright reform proposal by voting against it being fast-tracked, MEPs have adopted a resolution calling for the suspension of the […]


Networking Security, Security

Worried About Your Data Privacy? Blockchain Could Help

June 27, 2018

Via: Fortune

Facebook could unwittingly be the world’s best advertisement for blockchain. Even as the social media giant tries to shore up its privacy regime after data securities issues exposed the data of about 3 million users, privacy and security are likely […]


Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

The President Is Missing… a few finer points on how the cyber works in this novel

June 18, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

If you hadn’t heard, former President William Jefferson Clinton and well-established mass-production author James Patterson have collaborated on a novel titled The President Is Missing. The book is a political cyber-thriller of sorts, the second such book from a member […]


Networking Security, Security

Three months later, a mass exploit of powerful Web servers continues

June 7, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

More than 115,000 websites—many run by major universities, government organizations, and media companies—remained wide open to hacker takeovers because they hadn’t installed critical patches released 10 weeks ago, security researcher Troy Mursch said Monday. A separate researcher reported on Tuesday […]


Networking Security, Security

VPNFilter malware infecting 500,000 devices is worse than we thought

June 6, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Two weeks ago, officials in the private and public sectors warned that hackers working for the Russian government infected more than 500,000 consumer-grade routers in 54 countries with malware that could be used for a range of nefarious purposes. Now, […]


Networking Security, Security

Senate Dems push to restore White House cyber chief

June 1, 2018

Via: FCW

Nineteen Democratic senators are urging the White House to restore the recently abolished national cybersecurity coordinator post. Shortly after the April departure of Rob Joyce, who’d held the position since March 2017, National Security Advisor John Bolton eliminated the position […]


Networking Security, Security

GDPR: What the data companies are offering

May 25, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Today is GDPR day, the day the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect. Companies with customers in the EU are bound by the regulation, and there are very stiff fines for non-compliance. GDPR has become mainstream, […]