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8 things to consider amid cybersecurity vendor layoffs

December 1, 2022

Via: CSO

2022 has been a heavy year for layoffs in the technology sector. Whether due to budget restraints, mergers and acquisitions, streamlining, or economic reasons, TrueUp’s tech layoff tracker has recorded over 1000 rounds of layoffs at tech companies globally so […]


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Wi-Fi or private cellular: What’s an enterprise to do?

November 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Of the many possible takeaways from the recent Private Networks European Forum, one of the most ubiquitous was that nearly every enterprise across a variety of verticals can benefit from a private cellular solution. However, the specifics of how, when […]


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5 DNS services to provide a layer of internet security

November 29, 2022

Via: Network World

Having thorough IT security usually means having a layered approach. Basic antivirus, for instance, might catch PC-based malware once a user downloads it, but you could try to block it before it ever reaches the user device, or at least […]


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Online retailers should prepare for a holiday season spike in bot-operated attacks

November 23, 2022

Via: CSO

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, retail websites can expect a spike in account takeover fraud, DDoS, and other attacks, including attacks via APIs, which now represent almost half of e-commerce traffic. According to a recent report from […]


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The Biden administration has racked up a host of cybersecurity accomplishments

November 23, 2022

Via: CSO

When it comes to hitting the ground running on cybersecurity, the Biden administration has engaged in an extensive set of initiatives that far outstrip those of the Trump administration – and even those of the Obama administration, which established the […]


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Meta outlines US involvement in social media disinformation in new report

November 23, 2022

Via: CSO

A report released by Meta’s security team describes the company’s shutdown of a network of Facebook and Instagram accounts participating in what it calls coordinated inauthentic behavior, and linking some of those accounts to the US military.“Coordinated inauthentic behavior” is […]


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European Commission calls for collaboration on 5G infra security

November 22, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The European Commission has launched an invitation to companies, government agencies and other organizations to submit proposals for “innovative” cybersecurity solutions for 5G network infrastructure, the body said in a release. The EC noted that an investment of 176.5 million […]


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Know thy enemy: thinking like a hacker can boost cybersecurity strategy

November 22, 2022

Via: CSO

As group leader for Cyber Adversary Engagement at MITRE Corp., Maretta Morovitz sees value in getting to know the enemy – she can use knowledge about cyber adversaries to distract, trick, and deflect them and develop strategies to help keep […]


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How remote working impacts security incident reporting

November 21, 2022

Via: CSO

The ability for employees to work remotely comes with many benefits, from better work-life balance to lower expenses to higher productivity. But a widely dispersed workforce can pose some great challenges for security teams, not least of which is how […]


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6 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Managed Security Services Provider

November 21, 2022

Via: CSO

Gartner forecasts that information security spending will reach $187 billion in 2023, an increase of 11.1% from 2022. In tandem with this spending, the analyst firm also predicts that by 2025, a single centralized cybersecurity function will not be agile […]


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Dell expands data-protection product line

November 18, 2022

Via: Network World

Dell Technologies has announced new products and services for data protection as part of its security portfolio. Active data protection is often treated as something of an afterthought, especially compared to disaster recovery. Yet it’s certainly a problem for companies. […]


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Managed Security Services Can Relieve the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

November 7, 2022

Via: CSO

The skills gap facing cybersecurity is an ongoing issue that has plagued the industry for years. Recent research from (ISC)2 finds the global cybersecurity workforce needs to grow 65% to effectively defend organizations’ critical assets, requiring a massive influx of […]


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OpenSSL project patches two vulnerabilities but downgrades severity

November 1, 2022

Via: CSO

The OpenSSL project released a patch for two high severity vulnerabilities in the world’s most widely used cryptographic library. The project’s maintainers warned users since last week to prepare for a critical patch on November 1, but the severity has […]


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Cisco adds a firewall, upgrades security

November 1, 2022

Via: Network World

Security is the name of the game at Cisco’s Partner Summit gathering this week with the rollout of a new firewall and added data-loss prevention (DLP) and passwordless authentication features to its security wares. On the firewall front, Cisco announced […]


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CISA releases cybersecurity performance goals to reduce risk and impact of adversarial threats

October 31, 2022

Via: CSO

Last week, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released voluntary cross-sector Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs). CISA was required to produce the CPGs under a national security memo on improving cybersecurity for critical infrastructure control systems issued by President […]


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Phishing Attacks are on the Rise, and Cyber Awareness is One of Your Best Defenses

October 31, 2022

Via: CSO

Cybersecurity Awareness Month has come to an end, yet security should be a top priority all year round for organizations of all shapes and sizes. The threat landscape is constantly evolving, with cybercriminals finding new ways to trick unsuspecting victims […]


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An Intelligent Way to Monitor and Manage Your Cyber Risks

October 28, 2022

Via: CSO

Cyber risks, especially those emanating from third and fourth parties, are escalating. Successful breaches via the supply chain increased from 44% in 2020 to 61% in 2021, according to Accenture. Yet gaining a clear picture of these risks is much […]


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Inseego: 5G helps scale the edge

October 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the summer, Inseego released 5G SD EDGE, a 5G cloud solution that delivers networking and security through a 5G network fabric for enterprises, eliminating the need for complex and expensive on-premise custom legacy hardware solutions. According to Inseego President […]


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8 hallmarks of a proactive security strategy

October 25, 2022

Via: CSO

CISOs have long been tasked with building response and recovery capabilities, the objective being to have teams that can react to a security incident as quickly as possible and can restore business functions with as little damage as possible. The […]


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Blockchain security companies tackle cryptocurrency theft, ransom tracing

October 25, 2022

Via: CSO

According to data from the Rekt leaderboard, cybercriminals have stolen as much as $3 billion of investor funds through 141 various cryptocurrency exploits since January, putting 2022 on track to top 2021 levels of digital currency malfeasance. Comparitech’s cryptocurrency heists […]