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German BSI Forces Microsoft to Disclose Security Measures

Data Breach Today

Company Publishes Information on Double Key Encryption Under Regulatory Pressure Following a legal intervention made by the German federal cybersecurity agency, Microsoft has disclosed additional information on encryption measures it adopted to secure its customer data. A new white paper details how the company is deploying double key encryption.

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Vulnerability Recap 6/18/24 – Patch Tuesday, Plus More Ivanti Issues

eSecurity Planet

The remote code execution vulnerabilities from last week’s recap continue, and Microsoft Patch Tuesday identifies plenty of issues to patch — but fortunately, most of them aren’t critical vulnerabilities. PHP’s Windows flaw is now being exploited by ransomware, almost immediately after researchers publicized the issue. Google also has an elevation of privilege vulnerability in its Pixel phones, among others; Android has published fixes for all the device issues.

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Researchers Uncover Chinese Hacking Cyberespionage Campaign

Data Breach Today

Chinese Threat Actor 'Velvet Ant' Evaded Detection for Years in Victim Network A Chinese threat actor used state-sponsored techniques to carry out a cyberespionage campaign targeting a major organization's networks after exploiting legacy technology to gain multiple footholds across the enterprise infrastructure, researchers said in a Monday blog post.

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Brazilian Entities Increasingly Targeted by Nation-State Phishing Attacks

KnowBe4

Mandiant has published a report looking at cyber threats targeting Brazil, finding that more than 85% of government-backed phishing activity comes from threat actors based in China, North Korea and Russia.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Chemical Firms Boost Cybersecurity Ahead of New Regulations

Data Breach Today

New Report Finds Chemical Firms Are Investing in Cyber, Raising CISO Visibility Chemical companies have significantly boosted their cyber budgets over the past five years, according to a 2023 cyber survey published Monday, as awareness of cybersecurity vulnerabilities has steadily risen across the industry and new U.S. and E.U. regulations loom on the horizon.

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Multifactor Authentication Bypass: Attackers Refine Tactics

Data Breach Today

Push Fatigue Attacks Succeed 5% of the Time, Surge in the Morning, Researchers Find Multifactor authentication is a must-have security defense for repelling outright credential stuffing and password spraying attacks. But no defense is foolproof. Attackers have been refining their tactics for bypassing MFA, including using technology and trickery.

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The Overlooked Truth: User Experience in Cybersecurity

KnowBe4

We live in a world where the term "cybersecurity" tends to make folks either shiver with anxiety or yawn with boredom. The narrative has always been about hacking, phishing , and all sorts of digital skullduggery. However, the overlooked truth is that users don't adopt best security practices because they’re designed without the slightest nod to the user experience.

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IMF Touts Fiscal Policy Change, Taxes to Soften AI Impact

Data Breach Today

Agency Suggests Taxing AI-Related Carbon Emissions, Excess Profits The International Monetary Fund suggested that governments consider a fiscal approach to remedy the damages artificial intelligence has brought to the environment and the economy. The agency proposed imposing a green tax on AI-related carbon emissions and taxing excess profits.

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Accelerate transformation with a human-centered approach

CGI

How do organizations improve their chance of seeing a return on their investment using innovative technology, like AI? And how do we help business leaders feel confident that they are building an organization fit for the future?

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Entity Resolution: Your Guide to Deciding Whether to Build It or Buy It

Adding high-quality entity resolution capabilities to enterprise applications, services, data fabrics or data pipelines can be daunting and expensive. Organizations often invest millions of dollars and years of effort to achieve subpar results. This guide will walk you through the requirements and challenges of implementing entity resolution. By the end, you'll understand what to look for, the most common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid, and your options.

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Perks of Independence for Synopsys' Software Integrity Group

Data Breach Today

GM Jason Schmitt on How Francisco Partners, Clearlake $2.1B Buy Will Propel Growth Synopsys' Software Integrity Group will become a standalone company under Francisco Partners and Clearlake once the $2.1 billion transaction closes. General Manager Jason Schmitt explains the significance of the acquisition, the carve-out process and future growth strategies.

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VMware fixed RCE and privilege escalation bugs in vCenter Server

Security Affairs

VMware addressed vCenter Server vulnerabilities that can allow remote code execution or privilege escalation. VMware addressed multiple vCenter Server vulnerabilities that remote attackers can exploit to achieve remote code execution or privilege escalation. vCenter Server is a centralized management platform developed by VMware for managing virtualized environments.

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Huntress Lands $150M to Boost Posture, Recovery Capabilities

Data Breach Today

Series D Funds to Drive Posture, Recovery Plays for Endpoint, Identity for SMBs With $150 million of Series D funding led by Kleiner Perkins, Meritech Capital and Sapphire Ventures, Huntress is set to build or buy posture and recovery capabilities for endpoint and identity protection and enhance educational initiatives to counter the accelerating pace of cyberthreats.

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Meta delays training its AI using public content shared by EU users 

Security Affairs

Meta announced it is postponing the training of its large language models using public content from adult Facebook and Instagram users in the EU. Meta announced it is delaying the training of its large language models (LLMs) using public content shared by adults on Facebook and Instagram following the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) request. “The DPC welcomes the decision by Meta to pause its plans to train its large language model using public content shared by adults on Facebook a

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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What Makes Healthcare a Prime Target for Ransomware?

Data Breach Today

Rubrik's Steve Stone on Reducing Data-Related Vulnerabilities in Healthcare Healthcare organizations are particularly vulnerable to ransomware, risking significant data loss. Steve Stone, head of Rubrik’s Zero Labs, outlines why healthcare faces higher risks and how organizations can strengthen their defenses against these disruptive threats.

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Microsoft & Google Offer Discounted Cybersecurity Solutions to Rural Hospitals

eSecurity Planet

The healthcare industry has emerged as a prominent target for cybercriminal activities in the past few years. Ransomware attacks , where hackers encrypt critical data and demand payment for decryption, have skyrocketed. In 2023 alone, the healthcare industry witnessed a staggering 130% increase in ransomware attacks. These attacks not only compromise sensitive patient data but also disrupt essential hospital services, putting lives at risk.

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NHS Ransomware Attack: Healthcare Industry Infrastructures Are Critical

Data Breach Today

Rubrik's Steve Stone on Reducing Data-Related Vulnerabilities in Healthcare Healthcare organizations are particularly vulnerable to ransomware, risking significant data loss. Steve Stone, head of Rubrik’s Zero Labs, outlines why healthcare faces higher risks and how organizations can strengthen their defenses against these disruptive threats.

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CyberheistNews Vol 14 #25 Microsoft and KnowBe4 Collaborate on Ribbon Phish Alert Button for Outlook

KnowBe4

Microsoft and KnowBe4 Collaborate on Ribbon Phish Alert Button for Outlook

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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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Using supply chain control towers to empower employees and satisfy customers

CGI

In today’s fast-paced and complex business landscape, resilient, sustainable and customer-centric supply chains are crucial for businesses to thrive. An innovative solution that has gained prominence in recent years is the supply chain control tower.

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How Biometrics Help Prevent Medical and Insurance Fraud

HID Global

Discover how facial recognition technology can prevent medical & insurance fraud by enhancing patient ID verification, and streamlining claims processes.

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Optical Character Recognition: Revolutionising Text Digitisation

Docuware

Transforming physical documents into digital files is a step in the right direction for improving office processes, saving business costs and helping achieve sustainability goals. But simply having digital copies isn’t enough — you also need to be able to edit these documents in their digital format.

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Collibra powers UC Davis Health’s responsible AI adoption

Collibra

Healthcare is literally a matter of life and death. At a time when the world is abuzz with hype and promise around artificial intelligence in (almost) equal measure, those who can most effectively leverage and master AI-based innovations will be the real industry change makers. UC Davis Health (UCDH) adopted Collibra and built out AI Governance to improve its patient care experience.

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Using Data & Analytics for Improving Healthcare Innovation and Outcomes

In the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, delivering data insights to end users or customers can be a significant challenge for product managers, product owners, and application team developers. The complexity of healthcare data, the need for real-time analytics, and the demand for user-friendly interfaces can often seem overwhelming. But with Logi Symphony, these challenges become opportunities.

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How to Grow a Car Dealership Business

Docuware

Recent changes in the automotive sales environment range from the prevalence of online purchasing and new data privacy regulations to diminished customer loyalty and high customer expectations sales and service. If you want to stay competitive, it's game on! In this blog post, we’ll cover proven ways to bring more potential buyers to your dealership and retain your current customers.

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Implement Passwordless 360° for Enhanced Security and UX

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Implement Passwordless 360° for Enhanced Security and UX josh.pearson@t… Wed, 06/19/2024 - 07:03 If you’ve somehow missed it, let me state the obvious: Passwordless is a strategic bet! Many organizations realize this already. But if there was ever a doubt, have a look at the latest KuppingerCole report that predicts the passwordless authentication market to be a $6.6 billion market.