Thu.Feb 13, 2020

US Has Evidence of Huawei Backdoor: Report

Data Breach Today

Chinese Firm Denies Allegations That It Can Access Networks As the U.S. ramps up pressure on its allies to ban equipment from Chinese manufacturer Huawei from their 5G networks, U.S.

US officials claim Huawei Equipment has secret backdoor for spying

Security Affairs

Huawei can secretly tap into communications through the networking equipment, states a U.S. official , while White House urge allies to ban the Chinese giant. This week The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S.

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Services Provider to Government Left Database Exposed: Report

Data Breach Today

Researcher Says Exposed Granicus Database Could Have Made Websites Vulnerable One of the largest IT services providers for U.S.

A US Data Protection Agency

Schneier on Security

The United States is one of the few democracies without some formal data protection agency, and we need one. Senator Gillibrand just proposed creating one. dataprotection nationalsecuritypolicy


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.

RSA 2020: The Show Must Go On

Data Breach Today

Coronavirus Will Not Alter Plans for Event in San Francisco While public health concerns over the spread of the coronavirus are leading to the cancellation of some international events, the RSA Conference 2020 will proceed as scheduled in San Francisco Feb. 24-28


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FBI: BEC Losses Totaled $1.7 Billion in 2019

Data Breach Today

Business Email Compromises Accounted for Nearly Half of Cybercrime Losses Last Year Cybercrime led to $3.5 billion in losses in the U.S.


Microsoft recommends Exchange admins to disable the SMBv1 protocol

Security Affairs

Microsoft is recommending administrators to disable the SMBv1 network communication protocol on Exchange servers to prevent malware attacks. Microsoft is urging administrators to disable the SMBv1 protocol on Exchange servers as a countermeasure against malware threats like TrickBot and Emotet.

After Malware Attack, Doctor Network Has Widespread Outage

Data Breach Today

Electronic Health Records System Inaccessible Hundreds of pediatric healthcare providers in Massachusetts were still unable to access their electronic health record systems Thursday after a malware attack earlier this week on a large physician network affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital.

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Three Italian universities hacked by LulzSec_ITA collective

Security Affairs

The popular Italian hacktivist collective LulzSec ITA claimed via Twitter to have hacked three Italian universities.


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!

Ransomware Hit a Florida Voting System in 2016

Data Breach Today

County Officials Reveal Details of the Attack Election officials in Palm Beach County, Florida, revealed this week that its voter registration system was hit by ransomware in the weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election

MoleRATs APT group targets Palestinian territories

Security Affairs

Security experts uncovered a new cyberespionage campaign conducted by one of the Gaza Cybergang groups (aka MoleRATs) targeting the Middle East.

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7 Tax Season Security Tips

Dark Reading

Security pros need be on high alert from now until Tax Day on April 15. Here are seven ways to help keep your company safe

600+ installs of WordPress Cookie Consent Plugin vulnerable to hack. Fix it now!

Security Affairs

Developers of the popular WordPress GDPR Cookie Consent plugin have addressed a critical bug that could potentially impact 700K users.


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.

Forget Hacks. Ransomware, Phishing Are Election Year's Real Threats

Dark Reading

As we gear up for the voting season, let's put aside any links between foreign interference and voting machine security and focus on the actual risks threatening election security

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Troy Hunt

This week I'm at Microsoft Ignite "The Tour" in Sydney with Lars Klint. I've spent most of the last couple of days doing the "hallway track" (basically just wandering around and saying "hi" to people) and doing a bunch of meetings with folks here on cyber things.

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Voting App Flaws Could Have Let Hackers Manipulate Results

WIRED Threat Level

New research from MIT shows that the Voatz app appears to have some glaring security holes. Security Security / Security News

Architectural Analysis IDs 78 Specific Risks in Machine-Learning Systems

Dark Reading

The new threat model hones in on ML security at the design state

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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.

Google Play Protect prevented 1.9 billion malware installs from Third-party stores in 2019

Security Affairs

Google Play Protect now scans over 100 billion applications on Android devices every day, these amazing figures were disclosed by Google. In May 2017, Google introduced a security defense system called Google Play Protect to protect the devices running its mobile OS.

Babel of IoT Authentication Poses Security Challenges

Dark Reading

With more than 80 different schemes for authenticating devices either proposed or implemented, best practices and reference architectures are sorely needed, experts say

Puerto Rico Gov Hit By $2.6M Phishing Scam


A recent phishing scam targeted Puerto Rico’s Industrial Development Company. Hacks Web Security BEC scam Business Email Compromise email compromise email scam Fraud fraudulent transfer Phishing Puerto Rico Puerto Rico phishing scam

Make data protection training fun with our GDPR Challenge game

IT Governance

The e-learning industry is increasingly influenced by the concept of ‘gamification’. This is the application of competitive gaming in a learning environment.


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!

Critical WordPress Plugin Bug Afflicts 700K Sites


Researchers are urging users of the GDPR Cookie Consent WordPress plugin to update as soon as possible. Vulnerabilities Web Security cookie law info critical flaw GDPR gdpr cookie consent patch vulnerability wordpress wordpress flaw Wordpress plugin


DDoS Attacks Nearly Double Between Q4 2018 and Q4 2019

Dark Reading

Peer-to-peer botnets, TCP reflection attacks, and increased activity on Sundays are three DDoS attack trends from last quarter


Google: Efforts Against Bad Android Apps on Play Store Are Working


The tech giant acknowledged some achievements in efforts to bolster mobile app security but recognized more needs to be done. Mobile Security Android bad apps Developers google google play malware mobile apps Mobile security

Huawei Charged with RICO Violations in Federal Court

Dark Reading

A new set of indictments adds conspiracy to violate RICO statutes to a list of existing charges against the Chinese telecommunications giant


Breaking: ARMA 2020 Election Results

IG Guru

Results are posted here. The post Breaking: ARMA 2020 Election Results appeared first on IG GURU. ARMA IG News Information Governance Election