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Tag: Security


Cybersecurity, Networking & Wireless, Tech

T-Mobile confirms it was hacked after customer data posted online

August 17, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

T-Mobile has confirmed “unauthorized access” to its systems, days after a portion of customer data was listed for sale on a known cybercriminal forum. The U.S. cell giant, which last year completed a $26 billion merger with Sprint, confirmed an […]


Cybersecurity

Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

August 2, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombing, a term coined by TechCrunch […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Securing infrastructure as code: Perils and best practices

July 8, 2021

Via: CSO Online

As organizations embrace cloud computing, the rate of infrastructure-as-code (IaC) adoption continues to rise. As with many new technologies, security is often bolted onto IaC or forgotten entirely. Securing IaC is important. Here’s how to best do so and the […]


Cybersecurity

12 cybersecurity startups to watch

July 8, 2021

Via: CSO Online

If you want to know what’s new in cybersecurity, watch what the startup vendors are doing. They typically begin with an innovative idea and are unfettered by an installed base and its mainstream approach. Startups often tackle problems no one […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Don’t migrate your problems to the cloud

May 14, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

The cloud is typically a destination for systems needing to be modernized to take advantage of technologies such as AI, predictive analytics, or a hundred other cloud services. It’s typically cheaper, it can be allocated and changed in minutes, and […]


IT Policy, Tech

Short seller says Lemonade website bug exposed insurance customers’ account data

May 13, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

An activist short seller has written a letter to the chief executive of insurance giant Lemonade with details of an “accidentally discovered” security flaw that exposes customers’ account data. Carson Block, founder of investment research firm Muddy Waters Research, sent […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Emerging open cloud security framework has backing of Microsoft, Google and IBM

May 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Each of the big cloud platforms has its own methodology for passing on security information to logging and security platforms, leaving it to the vendors to find proprietary ways to translate that into a format that works for their tool. […]


Cybersecurity

Microsoft Warns of 25 Critical Vulnerabilities in IoT, Industrial Devices

April 30, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Security researchers at Microsoft are warning the industry about 25 as-yet undocumented critical memory-allocation vulnerabilities across a number of vendors’ IoT and industrial devices that threat actors could exploit to execute malicious code across a network or cause an entire […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Gain Business Agility with Three Cloud Migration Steps

April 27, 2021

Via: CIO

Moving workloads to the cloud promises many benefits, such as enhanced security, reduced licensing, and hardware costs, and what everybody is looking for: greater agility. The past 12 months have really brought this need to light. Prior to March 2020, […]


Federal, Policy

After Capitol riot, Congress eyes bipartisan reform of its own protectors

March 31, 2021

Via: POLITICO

Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection are zeroing in on an opaque trio of officials now in charge of Congress’ security after that group’s failures during the riot exacerbated the violence. The Capitol Police Board, a three-member panel responsible […]