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Four states propose laws to ban ransomware payments

June 28, 2021

Via: CSO

Following the epic ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline and top meat producer JBS, some government officials have called on Congress and the administration to ban organizations from making ransom payments to threat actors. The goal of such a ban would […]


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The pervasiveness of data and data-centric security strategy

June 24, 2021

Via: Data Centre & Network News

Regardless of what business you are in, a data security breach is an increasingly likely scenario that all businesses must mitigate. With escalating cybercrime, the widespread growth in Cloud computing, and the explosion in mobile devices and varying tech and […]


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Report: Active Directory Certificate Services a big security blindspot on enterprise networks

June 17, 2021

Via: CSO

As the core of Windows enterprise networks, Active Directory, the service that handles user and computer authentication and authorization, has been well studied and probed by security researchers for decades. Its public key infrastructure (PKI) component, however, has not received […]


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NHS Test and Trace strengthen their cyber defences

June 16, 2021

Via: Data Centre & Network News

NHS Test and Trace has selected British cyber security company Risk Ledger to manage cyber security risks in their supply chain as a proactive measure to mitigate the increasing risks NHS and other critical national infrastructure organisations face from supply […]


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Four Ingredients for Effective Endpoint Security

May 18, 2021

Via: CSO

It’s human nature to want some type of “silver bullet” that will solve complicated problems like curing the common cold. But complex problems almost inevitably require complex solutions. Hundreds of different viruses cause colds, so a single magical cure isn’t […]


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‘FragAttack’ flaws threaten Wi-Fi, but not too seriously

May 14, 2021

Via: Network World.com

Almost all Wi-Fi is potentially vulnerable to flaws that date back to 1997 when it became commercially available, but even the person who discovered the weaknesses says some of them are difficult to exploit. Mathy Vanhoef, a post-doctoral student at […]


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Understanding and implementing a zero-trust cybersecurity strategy

May 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

With ICT vendor Huawei Technologies largely locked out of the market in the United States and some of its allied countries, the Chinese company is continuing its push to have global regulators, operators and other technology partners adopt a zero-trust […]


Mobile Networks, Security

Rethinking mobile security in a post-COVID workplace

April 26, 2021

Via: ITWorld Networking

In the world of enterprise mobile security, sometimes horrible situations force security corner-cutting to preserve the company. And COVID-19 forcing companies to empty office buildings and move everything (and everyone) to remote locations and the cloud in March 2020 is […]


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Insurer Secures Edges with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch

April 22, 2021

Via: CSO

Many IT leaders are recognizing the benefits of breaking down the barriers between network and security operations centers (NOC and SOC, respectively). Especially as teleworking, supply chain integration, and merger and acquisition activities—among other digital innovation initiatives—continue to expand the […]


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Remediate Insecure Configurations to Improve Cybersecurity

April 14, 2021

Via: CSO

A data breach can result in catastrophic consequences for any organization. Ensuring that your IT environment is safe from cyber threats can be a real challenge. To keep intruders out of your networks and data, you need more than up-to-date […]