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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Forthright handling of cybercrime essential to improved results

June 18, 2019

Via: CSO

In ISACA’s State of Cybersecurity 2019 research released this month, a combined 75 percent of security professionals responding to the survey assert that most enterprises underreport cybercrime, including 50 percent who believe that organizations underreport cybercrime even when legally required […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

DNS hijacking grabs headlines, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg

June 17, 2019

Via: CSO

Internet pioneer Dr. Paul Vixie wishes people would stop ignoring his advice and start taking security seriously. “I am complaining about too many things,” he tells me. “It couldn’t be as bad as I say it is. Except it is.” […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Why the Huawei ban is bad for security

June 13, 2019

Via: CSO

Last week, Google reportedly warned the Trump Administration that its current ban on exports to Huawei might actually jeopardize national security by forcing Huawei to create an insecure fork of its Android operating system, according to the Financial Times. That […]


Software

Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

June 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

As many companies look to SD-WAN technology to reduce costs, improve connectivity and streamline branch office access, one of the key requirements will be solid security technologies to protect corporate resources. At its Cisco Live customer event here this week, […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Will the US ever get serious about security and privacy?

June 11, 2019

Via: CSO

I have been in this career for decades, yet it seems like we are still at square one. Back in 1970-1995 Kevin Mitnick had an advantage – he was a groundbreaking hacker, long before all the script kiddies showed up […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security Happenings at Cisco Live U.S.

June 7, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

Throughout the year, you hear us talking about our innovative security strategy – about how integration, automation, and simplification make your security posture better. We highlight the need for a new approach to security in a multi-domain world. An approach […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

From phish to network compromise in two hours: How Carbanak operates

June 6, 2019

Via: CSO

The past few years have seen an increase in the number of attacks against financial organizations by sophisticated cybercriminal groups that use manual hacking and stealthy techniques to remain hidden. Now, researchers from Bitdefender have released a report on an […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Developing an information security decision-making matrix

June 4, 2019

Via: CSO

So, maybe you’ve read my previous blog posts and have spent time developing strong information security and privacy protections to be included in your contracts with relevant business partners, vendors and suppliers. The question is: when do I require those […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Huawei challenges constitutionality of US National Defense Authorization Act

May 30, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in a U.S. court, as part of the process to challenge the constitutionality of a section of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). In the legal claim, Huawei argues […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What you need to know to stay compliant

May 29, 2019

Via: CSO

Companies that collect data on citizens in European Union (EU) countriesl need to comply with strict new rules around protecting customer data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets a new standard for consumer rights regarding their data, but companies […]