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6 Android Phone Encryption Pros and Cons You Should Know

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Encryption is a hot topic lately, especially as people have growing concerns about data security. If you’re thinking about encrypting your Android, here are some Android phone encryption pros and cons to help you decide what to do.

5 Cyber Security Laws and Regulations You Need to Know

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Cyber security is increasingly relevant. The number of data breaches in the U.S. reached 1.2 million in 2018, with over 446.5 million records exposed. The country witnessed the largest data breach in its history when Yahoo revealed that hackers stole data related to at least 500 million accounts.

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5 Best Free Anti-Malware Programs for Your Computer

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Computers are great when they work well and intensely frustrating when they don’t. You may have done the same thing that many people do to keep computer-related problems at bay, which is to download and install anti-virus software.

5 Best Cyber Security Companies to Work For in 2019

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Technology has been the hot-to-trot job market for some time now. But not all tech. companies are created equal. If you’re currently pounding pavement looking for new work, it helps to be targeted and have an idea of the type of company you want to work for.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

How Does Encryption Work?

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The word “encryption” is synonymous with data protection, and most people are aware of its functionality in their day-to-day lives within a digital context.

Should You Be Worried About Apps Tracking Personal Data?

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For years now, maybe even decades, we’ve been living in a digital age. Anything and everything we do is quantified as data. The products we buy and prefer. The websites, apps, and media we consume. The places we go.

What You Need to Know About the iMessage Security Flaw

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Apple has been in the news a lot lately, and most of the stories are about encryption. It’s currently in a battle with the FBI about adding a back door to its encryption software to allow law enforcement to access files on a locked iPhone, and now the software is coming under fire again.

Are Your Wireless Gadgets Vulnerable to Hacking?

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Hackers are constantly looking for new ways to breach a system, through both hardware and software vulnerabilities. That’s why researchers and white hat hackers — the good guys — use pre-emptive measures to find these vulnerabilities.

What You Need to Know About the Recent FBI Hack

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You know things are getting pretty bad when government agencies like the IRS and the Department of Homeland Security have experienced data breaches. Hackers were able to collect and make public the data records of nearly 10,000 Department of Homeland Security employees.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

What We Can Learn From the Hacking Team Hack

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There is one word that strikes fear into the heart of government agencies and firms engaged in dealings of a secretive and questionable nature.

‘War Dialing’ Tool Exposes Zoom’s Password Problems

Krebs on Security

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to force people to work from home, countless companies are now holding daily meetings using videoconferencing services from Zoom.

Spear-Phishing Campaign Uses COVID-19 to Spread LokiBot

Data Breach Today

FortiGuard Labs Researchers Find WHO Images Used As Lure Again A recently uncovered spear-phishing campaign is using fears of the COVID-19 pandemic to spread an information stealer called LokiBot. FortiGuard Labs researchers find that cybercriminals are once again using WHO images as a lure

Phish of GoDaddy Employee Jeopardized Escrow.com, Among Others

Krebs on Security

A spear-phishing attack this week hooked a customer service employee at GoDaddy.com , the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.

Privacy without borders: Reality or Fantasy?

Imagine a world in which every country shared a vision and a common set of principles to protect and regulate the use of personal data. It would make international business far simpler, provide citizens in every country with the same privacy rights.

Morrisons Not Liable for Breach Caused by Rogue Employee

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Employees' Attempt to Receive Financial Compensation Dismissed by Supreme Court Supermarket giant Morrisons is not liable for a data breach caused by a rogue employee, Britain's Supreme Court has ruled, bringing to a close the long-running case - the first in the country to have been filed by data breach victims.

Washington Governor Signs Facial Recognition Law

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Privacy Advocates Criticize Measure That Microsoft Supported Washington's governor has signed a new law that regulates the use of facial recognition technology. But some privacy advocates say the measure, which was backed by Microsoft, doesn't do enough to protect individuals' rights

Zoom Stops Transferring Data by Default to Facebook

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Privacy Gaffe Blamed on Facebook's iOS Software Development Kit Zoom has apologized for sharing large sets of user data by default with Facebook, blaming the social network's software development kit, which it has removed from its iOS app.

CISO Conversations: Healthcare's Unique Opportunity

Data Breach Today

ChristianaCare's Anahi Santiago on Telehealth Advances Amidst Pandemic Crisis Healthcare professionals are on the front line in the war against COVID-19, and their cybersecurity leaders bear unique pressure to support and secure their efforts.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Italian Social Security Website Disrupted

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News Reports Say Officials Investigating After Thousands Could Not Access Site Italian officials are investigating whether a disruption this week of access to the country's social security website was due to a hacking incident or a network overwhelmed by demand for benefits offered during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to news reports.

The Cybersecurity Follies: Zoom Edition

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British Government and Other 'Work-From-Homers' Grapple With Remote Communications The stuck-at-home chronicles have fast become surreal, as remote workers face down a killer virus on the one hand and the flattening of their work and personal lives on the other.

Annual Protest to ‘Fight Krebs’ Raises €150K+

Krebs on Security

In 2018, KrebsOnSecurity unmasked the creators of Coinhive — a now-defunct cryptocurrency mining service that was being massively abused by cybercriminals — as the administrators of a popular German language image-hosting forum.

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COVID-19 Response: The Re-evaluation Phase

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Crisis Management Expert Regina Phelps on the Coming Stages of Pandemic Response Planning As April begins, enterprises are starting to re-evaluate their COVID-19 response plans, says crisis management expert Regina Phelps.

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Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

The Web’s Bot Containment Unit Needs Your Help

Krebs on Security

Anyone who’s seen the 1984 hit movie Ghostbusters likely recalls the pivotal scene where a government bureaucrat orders the shutdown of the ghost containment unit , effectively unleashing a pent-up phantom menace on New York City.

Crafty Web Skimming Domain Spoofs “https”

Krebs on Security

Earlier today, KrebsOnSecurity alerted the 10th largest food distributor in the United States that one of its Web sites had been hacked and retrofitted with code that steals credit card and login data.

Chinese Cyber Espionage Continues Despite COVID-19

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FireEye Finds APT41 Conducting a Global Campaign Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, which started in China, Chinese cyber espionage campaigns are continuing, with a new campaign from one APT group targeting at least 75 enterprises in 20 countries, according to the security firm FireEye

Coronavirus Widens the Money Mule Pool

Krebs on Security

With many people being laid off or working from home thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, cybercrooks are almost certain to have more than their usual share of recruitable “ money mules ” — people who get roped into money laundering schemes under the pretense of a work-at-home job offer.

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FBI Alleges Russian Man Laundered Cybercriminals' Money

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Suspect Who Was Arrested Turned Cash Into Bitcoin for Gang, Authorities Say The FBI has arrested a Russian national for allegedly helping an international cybercriminal gang launder its money by turning cash into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to court documents

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COVID-19: The Digital Exposure Crisis

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Cybersecurity Specialist John Walker on Lack of Preparedness, Bad Cyber Practices in UK The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed more than policy and social gaps, says U.K.-based based cybersecurity expert John Walker.

Mitigating the Risks Posed by AI Meeting Assistants

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AI meeting assistants present increasing risks as more companies rely on teleconferencing during the COVID-19 pandemic, says U.K.-based based Steve Marshall, CISO at Bytes Technology, an IT and cybersecurity consultancy, who discusses risk mitigation steps

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Zoom Contacts Feature Leaks Email Addresses, Photos

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Strangers Could Start a Chat with Someone Using Same Email Domain Popular teleconferencing software Zoom is continuing to fall under scrutiny as questions are raised over its privacy and security practices.

Microsoft to Pause Non-Essential Software Updates

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Move Comes as COVID-19 Drives Surge of Work-From-Home Employees That IT Must Support Microsoft has announced that it will pause all non-essential updates for Windows, while both Google and Microsoft have said their Chrome and Edge browsers will, for now, receive only stability and security updates.

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Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months

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Networking software giant Citrix Systems says malicious hackers were inside its networks for five months between 2018 and 2019, making off with personal and financial data on company employees, contractors, interns, job candidates and their dependents.

Coronavirus Cybercrime Victims: Please Come Forward

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Businesses Asked to Report COVID-19-Themed Crime to Police As cybercriminals and nation-states take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to further their own aims, authorities are calling on victims to report online attacks as quickly as possible to help them better disrupt such activity

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Data Governance: How to Tackle Three Key Issues

Data Breach Today

The Importance of Accountability, Data Inventory and Automation As organizations plot their 2020 cybersecurity strategies, especially in light of privacy regulations, key data governance challenges are emerging. What are the critical issues, and how are they being addressed

Telehealth and Coronavirus: Privacy, Security Concerns

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As Services Expand, What Factors Should Organizations Consider? To help deal with the coronavirus outbreak, healthcare providers are examining how to implement or expand the use of telehealth services to remotely evaluate and care for patients.

Marriott Suffers Another Massive Data Breach

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