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Networking Security, Security

Bitcoin miner in NYC home interfered with T-Mobile network, FCC says

February 16, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

A New York City resident was ordered to turn off his bitcoin miner after the Federal Communications Commission discovered that it was interfering with T-Mobile’s wireless network. After receiving a complaint from T-Mobile about interference to its 700MHz LTE network […]


Networking Security, Security

Cisco: You need to patch our security devices again for dangerous ASA VPN bug

February 6, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Cisco has released new security updates for the dangerous bug affecting its Adaptive Security Appliance software, after its engineers discovered new ways to attack it that weren’t addressed in the original patch. This development means that even admins who installed […]


Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

Businesses with Apple and Cisco products may now pay less for cybersecurity insurance

February 5, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple and Cisco announced this morning a new deal with insurer Allianz that will allow businesses with their technology products to receive better terms on their cyber insurance coverage, including lower deductibles – or even no deductibles, in some cases. […]


Networking Security, Security

The impromptu Slack war room where ‘net companies unite to fight Spectre-Meltdown

January 17, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Meltdown and Spectre created something of a meltdown in the cloud computing world. And by translation, the flaws found in the processors at the heart of much of the world’s computing infrastructure have had a direct or indirect effect on […]


Networking Security, Security

Safeguarding your biggest cybersecurity target: Executives

January 15, 2018

Via: CIO

Senior executives are among the favorite targets of malicious hackers and other bad actors, in part because they are more likely to hold valuable information — or have a high level of access to such data. That’s why it’s so […]


Networking Security, Security

Can Network Security and Business Agility Get Along?

December 26, 2017

Via: CIO

The demands for business agility and tighter security are in conflict. The first requires quick and responsive implementation of whatever is needed to take advantage of business opportunity. But that runs headlong into the management of network access and security […]


Attacks & Breaches, Networking Security, Security

Why you need to worry about the security of open source software in 2018 and beyond

December 22, 2017

Via: CIO

It’s important to say this up front. Mark Curphey loves open source software. “I’m a big fan, and always have been,” the founder and CEO of the security startup SourceClear says. After all, what’s not to like about people pulling […]


Networking Security, Security

How CIOs can relieve the tension between security and network operations

November 30, 2017

Via: CIO

In almost every conversation I have with CIOs, a common theme comes up: how to get the silos within IT to work together. The relationships between the different groups vary, but the one that seems to have the most tension […]


Networking Security, Security

Security firm was front for advanced Chinese hacking operation, Feds say

November 28, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Three men who worked for an Internet security firm in China have been indicted on federal charges for hacking into at least three multinational corporations. The malware they used has been tied to the Chinese government. Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao, […]


Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

‘Beyond Snowden’ Book Argues For U.S. Surveillance Reform

November 27, 2017

Via: Government Executive

A new book describes reform efforts within America’s growing surveillance state—and advocates for further change to protect citizens’ privacy while maintaining security. Before serving as an intelligence official in the Bush and Obama administrations, Timothy H. Edgar—a senior fellow at […]