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Cybersecurity

Telegram emerges as new dark web for cyber criminals

September 17, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Telegram has exploded as a hub for cybercriminals looking to buy, sell, and share stolen data and hacking tools, new research shows, as the messaging app emerges as an alternative to the dark web. An investigation by cyber intelligence group […]


Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Tech

Google Cloud rolls out new storage products for better data protection

September 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Thursday introduced two new storage products, as well as an expansion of its Cloud Storage offering, to offer more resiliency and protection for customer data. The new services are Filestore Enterprise and Backup for Google Kubernetes Engine […]


Cybersecurity, IT Policy, Tech

Federal agencies face new zero-trust cybersecurity requirements

September 13, 2021

Via: CSO Online

As part of the Biden administration’s wide-ranging cybersecurity executive order (EO) issued in May, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued three documents on zero trust last week. Zero trust is […]


Cybersecurity

12 database security landmines, failures, and mistakes that doom your data

September 9, 2021

Via: CSO Online

In most enterprise stacks today, the database is where all our secrets wait. It’s part safe house, ready room, and staging ground for the bits that may be intensely personal or extremely valuable. Defending it against all incursions is one […]


Cybersecurity

UC Berkeley group to study future of mobile voting

September 8, 2021

Via: StateScoop

With the acknowledgment that mobile voting is gradually becoming more common across U.S. elections, a think tank at the University of California, Berkeley announced Wednesday it’s assembling a group of cybersecurity experts and former election officials to study the controversial […]


Cybersecurity

Howard University cancels classes after ransomware attack

September 7, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Washington D.C’s Howard University has canceled classes after becoming the latest educational institution to be hit by a ransomware attack. The incident was discovered on September 3, just weeks after students returned to campus, when the University’s Enterprise Technology Services […]


Cybersecurity

9 notable government cybersecurity initiatives of 2021

September 2, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Cybersecurity has steadily crept up the agenda of governments across the globe. This has led to initiatives designed to address cybersecurity issues that threaten individuals and organizations. “Government-led cybersecurity initiatives are critical to addressing cybersecurity issues such as destructive attacks, […]


Cybersecurity

How ransomware runs the underground economy

August 31, 2021

Via: CSO Online

The unwanted attention attracted by ransomware attacks recently have caused several of the top cybercrime forums to ban ransomware discussions and transactions on their platforms earlier this year. While some hoped this might have a significant impact on the ability […]


Cybersecurity

Instagram will require users to provide their birthday

August 30, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Instagram will begin prodding users to share their birthday with the service, if they haven’t already done so. The company today announced it will now start popping up a notification that asks you to add your birthday to “personalize your […]


Cybersecurity

China’s PIPL privacy law imposes new data handling requirements

August 30, 2021

Via: CSO Online

As part of the country’s growing scrutiny over the tech sector, China enacted on August 21 a sprawling and comprehensive data privacy law, the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which goes into effect on November 1, 2021. In combination with […]