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DataVisor launches DCube delivering expanded control to data scientists and fraud teams

1 day 16 hours ago

DataVisor, the award-winning AI-powered fraud management company, announced the launch of DCube. DCube builds on DataVisor’s pioneering fraud platform to deliver a single, turnkey solution that introduces unprecedented advances to the current fraud management landscape. DCube supports the fraud management needs of large enterprises by enabling organizations to minimize risk exposure, while putting control in the hands of its users to proactively detect and stop fraud in real time. “As the enterprise rapidly moves towards … More →

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Norsk Hydro cyber attack: What’s new?

1 day 18 hours ago

Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro ASA was hit by ransomware-wielding attackers early this week. The company lost no time in reacting and responding to the attack – they notified the authorities, called in experts to help, and (very laudably) committed to keeping the public informed. In the latest official update on the situation, the company shared that: With the help of experts from Microsoft and other IT security partners, they are working on reverting virus … More →

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Worldwide spending on security solutions expected to continue growing

1 day 23 hours ago

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $103.1 billion in 2019, an increase of 9.4% over 2017. This pace of growth is expected to continue for the next several years as industries invest heavily in security solutions to meet a wide range of threats and requirements. $133.8 billion by 2022 Worldwide spending on security solutions will achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2% over the 2018-2022 forecast period … More →

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The privacy risks of pre-installed software on Android devices

1 day 23 hours ago

Many pre-installed apps facilitate access to privileged data and resources, without the average user being aware of their presence or being able to uninstall them. On the one hand, the permission model on the Android operating system and its apps allow a large number of actors to track and obtain personal user information. At the same time, it reveals that the end user is not aware of these actors in the Android terminals or of … More →

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Cost of telecommunications fraud estimated at €29 billion a year

1 day 23 hours ago

As our society evolves, so does our reliance on telecommunications technology. Cybercriminals prey on our daily use of electronic devices and continuously seek out new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and access information. Cooperation and information-sharing between law enforcement and the private sector has therefore become essential in the fight against these types of crime. One example of this collaboration is the joint Cyber-Telecom Crime Report 2019, published by Europol and Trend Micro. The report gives … More →

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Businesses have cybersecurity best practice guidelines but fail in practice

2 days ago

Almost 70% of companies have cybersecurity best practice guidelines in place but neglect to take the necessary steps to secure their business. A staggering 44% of businesses admitted to not securing removable devices using anti-virus software, leaving their IT systems exposed to cybersecurity risks and GDPR fines, according to a new research conducted by ESET and Kingston Digital. The ESET and Kingston research looked at over 500 British business leaders to investigate how they are … More →

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Quality Assurance and Testing is a bottleneck to implementing DevOps for many organizations

2 days ago

The practice of Continuous Testing – the process of fast and efficient validation of software releases in agile developments through highly automated tests – is gaining ground in large enterprises, with almost a third of IT executives (32%) stating that their IT departments had ‘fully embraced Continuous Testing’. However, with 58% of enterprises deploying a new build daily (and 26% at least hourly), companies must work to improve their continuous testing effectiveness by streamlining their … More →

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Experts to help boards tackle cybersecurity threats

2 days ago

A consortium of UK cyber security experts including UCL academics is to support global businesses to tackle online threats and protect themselves from cybercrime. The Cyber Readiness for Boards project, which is jointly funded by the National Cyber Security Centre and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, has launched to explore the factors shaping UK board decisions around cyber risk and develop interventions to provide guidance and support. Project lead and Director of the Research Institute in … More →

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Nozomi Networks shares research and tools to help ICS community defend against cyber threats

2 days 4 hours ago

Nozomi Networks, the leader in industrial cyber security and operational visibility announced the launch of Nozomi Networks Labs. Focused on helping defend the industrial systems that support everyday life, Nozomi Networks Labs will share its own research and collaborate with partners, peers, universities, government and institutional reseachers. Its goal is to arm the ICS cyber security community with the information, tools and guidance necessary to reduce cyber threats to industrial and critical national infrastructure. As … More →

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Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection solution helps speed detection and response to insider threats

2 days 4 hours ago

Code42, the leader in next-gen data loss protection, announced its Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection solution now includes advanced data exfiltration detection. A policy-free alternative to traditional data loss prevention (DLP), Code42’s enhanced solution offers security teams even more visibility into file movement. The file focus makes it quicker and easier to detect unauthorized or accidental data exfiltration and insider threats. Designed for scalability, in seconds the solution can search an entire organization for file … More →

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(IN)SECURE Magazine: RSAC 2019 special issue released

2 days 17 hours ago

RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, concluded its 28th annual event in San Francisco. The week saw more than over 42,500 attendees, 740 speakers and 700 exhibitors at Moscone Center and Marriott Marquis, where they experienced the North and South Expo, keynote presentations, peer-to-peer sessions, track sessions, tutorials, seminars and special events on topics such as privacy, hackers and threats, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the human element, law, IoT security, … More →

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You may trust your users, but can you trust their files?

2 days 23 hours ago

In this Help Net Security podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2019, Aviv Grafi, CEO at Votiro, talks about their Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) technology for protection against cyber threats. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. We’re here with Aviv Grafi, CEO of Votiro. Hello, how are you? I’m great. How are you? Great. Can you tell us a little bit about Votiro? Sure. Votiro is a cybersecurity company, we ’re headquartered … More →

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Breaking the cybersecurity stalemate by investing in people

2 days 23 hours ago

No surprise, it happened again. In 2018, the financial toll cyber breaches took on organizations hit $3.86 million, a 6.4 percent rise from 2017. Before last year’s close, analysts at Gartner claimed worldwide spending on infosec products and services would increase 12.4 percent, reaching over $114 billion in 2019. In fact, when the U.S. government announced a 2019 budget of $15 billion for cybersecurity-related activities, it came with a 4.1 percent jump and a caveat: … More →

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Average DDoS attack sizes decrease 85% due to FBI’s shutdown of DDoS-for-hire websites

2 days 23 hours ago

The FBI’s shutdown of the 15 largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) for hire vendors (booters) reduced the overall number of attacks worldwide by nearly 11 percent compared to the same period last year. Along with the fewer total attacks, the average size decreased by 85 percent as did the maximum attack size by 24 percent, indicating the FBI crackdown was effective in reducing the global impact of DDoS attacks. However, booter websites are poised to make … More →

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CEOs more likely to receive pay rise after a cyber attack. Wait, what?

3 days ago

Bosses are more likely to receive a pay rise after their firm suffers a cybersecurity breach, a study has found. Researchers at Warwick Business School found that media reports of a cyber attack led to a stock market shock as investors sold their shares, but this only lasted a few days. Security breaches did have a lasting impact on the way firms were run, as they typically paid lower dividends and invested less in research … More →

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Most IT and security professionals feel vulnerable to insider threats

3 days ago

91 percent of IT and security professionals feel vulnerable to insider threats, and 75 percent believe the biggest risks lie in cloud applications like popular file storage and email solutions such as Google Drive, Gmail, Dropbox and more. “The rise of SaaS in the digital workplace has made companies more vulnerable than ever to insider threats,” said David Politis, founder and CEO, BetterCloud. “A major reason is SaaS has given users all the control over … More →

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Latest tactics used by cybercriminals to bypass traditional email security

3 days ago

Cybercriminals are continuously using new strategies to get past email security gateways, with brand impersonation being used in 83 percent of spear-phishing attacks, while 1 in 3 business email compromise attacks are launched from Gmail accounts. Sextortion scams, a form of blackmail that makes up 10 percent of all spear-phishing attacks, continue to increase. Employees are also twice as likely to be the target of blackmail than business email compromise. These are the key findings … More →

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Array Networks launches MARS monitoring and reporting system

3 days 4 hours ago

Array Networks releases the Monitoring and Reporting System (MARS), which provides highly granular in-depth monitoring and reporting for one or more physical or virtual Array APV Series Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs). MARS enables IT administrators to ensure network uptime, application security, and a superior user experience by providing on-demand visibility into traffic patterns, potential server availability or responsiveness issues, handshake and authorization issues, and other indicators of risks to application security and server efficiency. “IT … More →

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McAfee releases MVISION Cloud security solution for Microsoft Teams

3 days 4 hours ago

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams, a comprehensive security and compliance integration for Teams. McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams is an extension to the already available comprehensive security solution that McAfee MVISION Cloud has for Microsoft Office 365. This solution nicely complements Team’s capabilities by using a frictionless API-based cloud-native approach that allows IT teams to seamlessly enforce data loss prevention (DLP) policies and collaboration controls, contextual access … More →

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BitSight releases new capability for insurers to evaluate SMB cyber risk and issue policies

3 days 5 hours ago

BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, announced the availability of a new capability for insurers that delivers accurate, trusted security performance information on millions of small- and medium-sized insurance applicants in just seconds, enabling underwriters to rapidly evaluate and price cyber risk for the growing SMB market. This new rapid underwriting assessment leverages BitSight’s market-leading security ratings platform and provides the most comprehensive, trustworthy security performance information available in the marketplace today. “Nearly half of … More →

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