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Cybersecurity workforce development: A Public/Private Partnership that enhances cybersecurity while giving hands-on SOC experience to students

Data Breach Today

TekStream's Johnson and Splunk's Prevost on Tapping Into Student Talent for the SOC The threat landscape has evolved for state and local government entities as well as higher education institutes. Mary Lou Prevost from Splunk and Bruce Johnson of TekStream discuss innovative public-private partnerships that boost institutional defense mechanisms.

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RSAC Fireside Chat: SquareX introduces security-infused browser extension to stop threats in real time

The Last Watchdog

The open-source Chromium project seeded by Google more than a decade ago has triggered something of a web browser renaissance. Related: Browser attacks mount Browsers based on Chromium include Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, which dominate in corporate settings – as well as popular upstarts Brave, Opera and Vivaldi. Together these browsers have given rise to a vast ecosystem of extensions – one that happens to align perfectly with a highly distributed work force and global supply chain.

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Sustaining Institutional Knowledge as ICT Landscapes Evolve

Data Breach Today

How CISOs and CIOs Can Help to Keep the Collective Wisdom of the Organization Alive Institutional knowledge, often referred to as tribal knowledge, plays a pivotal role in the success and continuity of any organization. Here are several strategies and practices chief information security officers and chief information officers can use to maintain institutional knowledge.

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Two students uncovered a flaw that allows to use laundry machines for free

Security Affairs

Two students discovered a security flaw in over a million internet-connected laundry machines that could allow laundry for free. CSC ServiceWorks is a company that provides laundry services and air vending solutions for multifamily housing, academic institutions, hospitality, and other commercial sectors. They manage and operate many internet-connected laundry machines and systems, offering services such as coin and card-operated laundry machines, mobile payment solutions, and maintenance suppor

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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CyberArk to Secure Machine Identities with $1.54B Venafi Buy

Data Breach Today

Deal Expands CyberArk's Reach and Capabilities Around Machine Identity Management The proposed $1.54 billion buy of Venafi by CyberArk will enhance its machine identity security capabilities, adding $150 million in annual recurring revenue and expanding the size of its total addressable market by 20%. The deal will close in late 2024 and immediately boost CyberArk's margins.

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Grandoreiro Banking Trojan Reappears After January Takedown

Data Breach Today

New Campaign Targets Over 1,500 Banks Worldwide Despite a law enforcement takedown in January, researchers identified new phishing campaigns spreading the Grandoreiro banking Trojan, indicating its return as a malware-as-a-service tool with better encryption and a better domain name generator, according to IBM X-Force researchers.

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IBM Sells Cybersecurity Group

Schneier on Security

IBM is selling its QRadar product suite to Palo Alto Networks, for an undisclosed—but probably surprisingly small—sum. I have a personal connection to this. In 2016, IBM bought Resilient Systems, the startup I was a part of. It became part if IBM’s cybersecurity offerings, mostly and weirdly subservient to QRadar. That was what seemed to be the problem at IBM.

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Intel's Max Severity Flaw Affects AI Model Compressor Users

Data Breach Today

CVSS 10-Rated Bug Could Enable Hackers to Execute Arbitrary Code on Systems A maximum-severity bug in Intel's artificial intelligence model compression software can allow hackers to execute arbitrary code on the company's systems that run affected versions. The technology giant has released a fix for the Neural Compressor flaw, which is rated 10 on the CVSS scale.

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What is Records Management Software? 

Record Nations

Records management plays an important role in the financial well-being of your business. Not only can improperly handling records lead to monetary penalties and litigation, but inefficient systems get in the way of completing projects and communicating with customers. Efficient records management software can make a difference for your organization.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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FCC Targets BGP Vulnerabilities with New Security Mandates

Data Breach Today

FCC to Vote on Proposed Security Regulations for Leading Broadband Providers The Federal Communications Commission will vote in June on a series of proposed rules that aim to strengthen security measures for nine of the leading U.S. broadband providers, with a focus on mitigating major Border Gateway Protocol vulnerabilities.

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How to establish lineage transparency for your machine learning initiatives

IBM Big Data Hub

Machine learning (ML) has become a critical component of many organizations’ digital transformation strategy. From predicting customer behavior to optimizing business processes, ML algorithms are increasingly being used to make decisions that impact business outcomes. Have you ever wondered how these algorithms arrive at their conclusions? The answer lies in the data used to train these models and how that data is derived.

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Nikesh Arora on Why Palo Alto Networks Is Buying IBM QRadar

Data Breach Today

QRadar SaaS SIEM Customers Will Be Migrated to XSIAM as Part of $500M Transaction IBM and Palo Alto Networks have joined forces to transition QRadar SaaS customers to XSIAM. The $500 million deal will accelerate Palo Alto Networks' platformization journey, and includes additional payments to IBM for on premise QRadar customers that migrate to XSIAM.

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New Threat Report Finds Nearly 90% of Cyber Threats Involve Social Engineering

KnowBe4

Analysis of over 3.5 billion attacks provides insight into where threat actors are placing their efforts and where you should focus your cyber defenses.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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$100M Dark Web Drug Market Kingpin Arrested at JFK Airport

Data Breach Today

Taiwanese Rui-Siang Lin, 23, Accused of Operating Notorious Online Drug Bazaar U.S. officials have charged Rui-Siang Lin, also known as "Pharoah," with forming one of the most notorious online marketplaces for drug trafficking and selling over $100 million of narcotics globally since 2020. They arrested him at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on Saturday.

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Thales & LuxTrust: A Partnership for Data Sovereignty and Compliance

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Thales & LuxTrust: A Partnership for Data Sovereignty and Compliance madhav Tue, 05/21/2024 - 06:08 With the recent publication of Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) under Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) by the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs), the critical role of robust cryptography management in mitigating ICT risk has been firmly established.

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HHS Warns Health Sector of Business Email Compromise Scams

Data Breach Today

Agency Spells Out Measures to Avoid Falling Victim to Costly Schemes Healthcare organizations should take steps to avoid falling victim to evolving threats involving costly business email compromise scams and related phishing schemes fueled by social engineering, warned the Department of Health and Human Services' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center.

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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Can Appeal His Extradition to the US, British Court Says

WIRED Threat Level

Two judges in London have ruled WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange can appeal his extradition to the US on freedom of speech grounds.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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HHS Funds $50M to Spot, Patch Hospital Vulnerabilities

Data Breach Today

Research Agency Soliciting 'Upgrade' Project Ideas to Help Boost Healthcare Cyber The highly targeted U.S. hospital sector could get a boost in avoiding cyberattacks with a $50 million investment by a federal research agency aimed at enhancing automation, vulnerability detection and remediation across a variety of devices in healthcare environments.

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Report and Recommendations of the New York State Bar Association Task Force on Artificial Intelligence

IG Guru

Check out the report here. The post Report and Recommendations of the New York State Bar Association Task Force on Artificial Intelligence first appeared on IG GURU.

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Vulnerability Recap 5/20/24 – Patch Tuesday, Chrome & D-Link

eSecurity Planet

Microsoft Patch Tuesday takes center stage in this week’s vulnerability news, with a notable SharePoint Server vulnerability that’s been seen alongside Qakbot malware. Additionally, VMware has four issues to patch in its Workstation and Fusion products, and the IEEE standard for Wi-Fi has a network name vulnerability that affects all operating systems and Wi-Fi clients.

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An important step in your digital transformation journey

OpenText Information Management

As a continuation of our commitment to L.O.V.E. , the OpenText customer engagement framework, we are pleased to announce the launch of our digital success portal (login required). This new portal is designed to deliver sustained customer engagement and satisfaction, driving growth and retention in the modern, interconnected marketplace. The OpenText digital success portal supports all customers by providing free digital resources and best practices to enhance customer engagement and drive optimi

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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How data and AI are shaping the future of health and life sciences

CGI

With my tenure at CGI nearing its fifth year, I’ve been privileged to recently step into the role as Global Industry Lead for Health and Life Sciences. I continue to be profoundly impressed with how CGI helps support and transform all aspects of the patient journey, from pharmaceuticals to providers and everything in between, and I look forward to being a champion of our mission, globally.

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Why Businesses are Turning to Managed Cloudflare Services

Adapture

The internet is a dangerous place, which is why Cloudflare operates with the mission of “ Building a Better Internet.” For companies of all sizes and across all industries, it’s not a question of if an attack occurs, it’s a question of when. Companies that rely on revenue from e-commerce can find themselves completely debilitated. That’s why more and more businesses are turning to Cloudflare.

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Libraries Change Lives: 1100 people take part in STEM Activities at Perton Library Science Fair

CILIP

Libraries Change Lives: 1100 people take part in STEM Activities at Perton Library Science Fair “My children love your library on an ordinary day, but at the science fair, they participated in the STEMbotics, finger printing, Perton wildlife, University of Warwick experiments, the RAF rocket making, the pulse measurement. pretty much everything,” wrote one parent.

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How will quantum impact the biotech industry?

IBM Big Data Hub

The physics of atoms and the technology behind treating disease might sound like disparate fields. However, in the past few decades, advances in artificial intelligence, sensing, simulation and more have driven enormous impacts within the biotech industry. Quantum computing provides an opportunity to extend these advancements with computational speedups and/or accuracy in each of those areas.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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The 2024 Masters Conference in Chicago: A Comprehensive Recap

eDiscovery Daily

By Rick Clark Since the inaugural Masters Conference in Washington DC in 2006, I have cherished how these conferences create a space for community engagement, learning from timely educational content, and exchanging ideas on how to improve how legal work gets done. While I’ll share my professional takeaways, I want to begin by expressing my gratitude for the Masters Conference legal community.

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The history of the central processing unit (CPU)

IBM Big Data Hub

The central processing unit (CPU) is the computer’s brain. It handles the assignment and processing of tasks, in addition to functions that make a computer run. There’s no way to overstate the importance of the CPU to computing. Virtually all computer systems contain, at the least, some type of basic CPU. Regardless of whether they’re used in personal computers (PCs), laptops, tablets, smartphones or even in supercomputers whose output is so strong it must be measured in floati

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What Is DRM? Understanding Digital Rights Management

eSecurity Planet

Digital rights management (DRM) is an encryption technology that enforces creator’s rights. The most well-known examples restrict making copies of digital files, yet there are other techniques and use cases to explore — as well as benefits and challenges. To round out understanding, I cover how DRM is applied, top available technologies, and legal considerations for using DRM.