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Spear-Phishing Campaign Uses COVID-19 to Spread LokiBot

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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

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.

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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.

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.

CISO Conversations: Healthcare's Unique Opportunity

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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 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.

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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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

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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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!

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.

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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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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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.

Data Governance: How to Tackle Three Key Issues

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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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DOD Warns of Cyber Risks as Employees Work From Home

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Defense Department to Issue Detailed Security Guidance As more of its employees shift to working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Defense is warning workers to take security precautions to guard against potential hackers. It plans to release detailed guidance soon

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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.

Health Data Breach Tally Spikes in Recent Weeks

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Will Hacking Incidents, Other Breaches Continue to Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic? The total number of health data breaches - and individuals affected - on the 2020 tally has more than doubled in recent weeks. Here are the details

COVID-19-Themed Malware Goes Mobile

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Researchers Spot Spyware and Ransomware Targeting Android Devices Cybercriminals, and perhaps nation-state hackers, that are attempting to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic are now turning their attention to mobile devices to spread malware, including spyware and ransomware, security researchers warn.

Is COVID-19 Driving a Surge in Unsafe Remote Connectivity?

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Remote Desktop Protocol: Experts See No Apocalypse, But Urge Better Defenses As the coronavirus drives a massive upsurge in remote working, a review of remote desktop protocol usage suggests RDP adoption hasn't spiked.

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Another Marriott Breach Affects Millions

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Wide Variety of Personal Information Exposed Marriott acknowledged Tuesday that a recent data breach exposed the personal records of millions of hotel guests. It's the second major breach reported by the hotel giant in two years

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 State of Integrated Risk Management

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ServiceNow's Vasant Balasubramanian on Digital Transformation Integrated risk management and compliance offerings are moving to the cloud in a significant way to keep pace with digital transformation, says Vasant Balasubramanian of ServiceNow

Researcher: Microsoft Edge Least Private of 6 Browsers

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Study Finds Edge Sends Identifiers and URLs to Back-End Servers Microsoft Edge is one of the least private web browsers, according to a security researcher in Ireland.

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Using Metrics to Tell a Security Risk Story

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Metrics can help CISOs clearly communicate the potential impact of risks to senior executives and win support for a risk management strategy, say Randall Frietzsche, enterprise CISO of Denver Health, and consultant Dave Bailey of CynergisTek, who describe a step-by-step approach in a joint intervie

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NIST Specialist Offers Telework Security Insights

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With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing large portions of the workforce to shift to telework, CISOs need to rethink corporate policies on the use of video conferencing platforms and other communications tools, says NIST's Jeff Greene, who offers risk mitigation advice

Researcher Finds Flaws in HP's Software Assistant Tool

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Bill Demirkapi Says Software Is Risky With Unpatched Issues A security researcher found 10 flaws within HP's Software Assistant Tool, which is installed across HP's desktop and laptop computers.

Prosecutors: 'Zoom-Bombing' Could Lead to Charges

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Video Conferencing Hacking Violates U.S. Laws, Prosecutors Say Those who hack video conferences, such as via "Zoom bombing," are violating federal and state laws and could face prosecution, U.S. law enforcement officials say

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The Right Roles for SIEM and EDR

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Cybereason's Sam Curry on Honing Threat Hunting Capabilities When it comes to threat hunting, what are the complementary uses of SIEM and EDR technologies? What are the unique use cases for each, and how can they coexist?

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Zoom Promises Geo-Fencing, Encryption Overhaul for Meetings

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Web Conferencing Provider Blames Routing of Keys via China on Scaling-Up Error Zoom, responding to research that identified encryption and infrastructure shortcomings in its audio and video conferencing software, has promised to further revamp its security controls.

COVID-19 Crisis Triggers More HIPAA Policy Changes

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Business Associates Cleared to Make 'Good Faith' Disclosures of PHI In the latest move to relax certain HIPAA requirements during the COVID-19 crisis, federal regulators Thursday paved the way for business associates to share protected health information for public health-related activities during the pandemic.

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Should Location Data Be Used in Battle Against COVID-19?

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US, UK, Other Nations in Talks With Tech Firms to Provide Information The Trump administration is reportedly in talks with tech companies, including Facebook and Google, to explore whether it's possible to use real-time location data from smartphones to support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.

State of Privacy: California Takes the Lead With CCPA

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2020 Election Security: Sizing Up Preparedness

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Security Experts Say US Is Better Prepared This Time Around The U.S. is better prepared to respond to election interference and related cybersecurity issues than it was four years ago, several security professionals, including one of the FBI's top experts, tell Information Security Media Group

Uncertain Markets May Drive Cybersecurity Consolidation

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Experts: This Week's 'Black Monday' Likely to Accelerate Security M&A Activity With U.S. stock markets suffering their worst day since 1987 on Monday, most technology firms took a hit as Wall Street continues to be rattled by the COVID-19 crisis.

A CISO Conversation: Managing the Remote Workforce

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Gary Hayslip of SoftBank Investment Advisers on Identity, Threats. and Burnout As CISO of SoftBank Investment Advisers, Gary Hayslip is dealing with a familiar crisis management challenge: Supporting a remote workforce, with extra emphasis on secure identities.

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