Mon.Jan 13, 2020

Why Penetration Tests Are So Essential

Data Breach Today

Avoiding the Massive Potential Costs of a Data Breach Corporate network security breaches, which can prove costly to remediate and expose a company to lawsuits, are frequently the result of vulnerabilities that could have been fixed for a relatively low cost. A a brute force penetration test is a critical first step in finding those vulnerabilities

6 cybersecurity trends driven by identity authentication challenges

Information Management Resources

Insufficient identity verification has led to limitless account takeover, extensive phishing attempts, hacks of IoT devices and even election interferences. Cyber security Data security Cyber attacks

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5G – The Future of Security and Privacy in Smart Cities

Security Affairs

5G technology is here, it is the right time to discuss security and privacy in smart cities and their possible evolution. After a long talk and eagerly waiting, finally, 5G technology is here. The 5G tech is fast – really fast, and now, ‘true’ smart cities are just about time to turn into reality. But what makes a smart city? Or what’s the role of 5G in this transformation?

Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday

Krebs on Security

Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Microsoft Corp. is slated to release a software update on Tuesday to fix an extraordinarily serious security vulnerability in a core cryptographic component present in all versions of Windows.

Rethinking Information Governance In The Age of Unstructured Enterprise Data

Onna is breaking down how the concept of information governance has evolved and ways today’s businesses can develop a holistic framework to keep up with a rapidly accelerating datasphere.

Albany Airport Pays Off Sodinokibi Ransomware Gang: Report

Data Breach Today

Same Crypto-Locking Malware Recently Crippled Currency Exchange Firm Telenex Officials at the Albany International Airport paid a ransom to cybercriminals after the facility's systems were hit with Sodiniokibi ransomware strain, according to local media reports.

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Severe Citrix Flaw: Proof-of-Concept Exploit Code Released

Data Breach Today

Attackers Probe for Vulnerable Systems, as Citrix Races to Develop Patches Proof-of-concept code has been released to exploit a severe Citrix vulnerability present in tens of thousands of enterprises.

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Texas School District Loses $2.3M to Phishing Attack

Dark Reading

The Manor Independent School District is investigating a phishing email scam that led to three separate fraudulent transactions

'Cable Haunt' Modem Flaw Leaves 200 Million Devices at Risk

Data Breach Today

Researchers: Buffer Overflow Allows Attackers to Seize Full Control of Unpatched Devices A flaw in a Broadcom chip built into many cable modems means hundreds of millions of the devices are vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploit, dubbed Cable Haunt, that attackers can use to take full control of a cable modem, researchers say.

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China-linked APT40 group hides behind 13 front companies

Security Affairs

A group of anonymous security researchers that calls itself Intrusion Truth have tracked the activity of a China-linked cyber – e spionage group dubbed APT40.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Class Action Breach Lawsuits: The Impact of Data for Sale

Data Breach Today

After a data breach, if individuals' stolen information is offered for sale on the dark web, that potentially bolsters class action lawsuits filed by plaintiffs against the breached organization, says technology attorney Steven Teppler of the law firm Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C.

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Artificial Personas and Public Discourse

Schneier on Security

Presidential campaign season is officially, officially , upon us now, which means it's time to confront the weird and insidious ways in which technology is warping politics. One of the biggest threats on the horizon: artificial personas are coming, and they're poised to take over political debate.

Microsoft to Officially End Support for Windows 7, Server 2008

Dark Reading

Windows 7 and Server 2008 will continue to work after Jan. 14, 2020, but will no longer receive security updates

US officials meet UK peers to remark the urgency to ban Huawei 5G tech

Security Affairs

officials responsible for national security and telecommunications were meeting their peers in Britain ahead of the final decision on Huawei 5G technology. officials responsible for national security and telecommunications were meeting their peers in Britain in the attempt to convince U.K.

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

CHINA: Privacy, Security and Content Regulation to Increase in 2020

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

New Internet Content and Governance Regulation. China’s authorities have published a much-anticipated brand new directive on internet content regulation and governance, which will come into force on 1 March 2020.

Website Collecting Australian Fire Donations Hit by Magecart

Dark Reading

The attack may have compromised donors' payment information

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Cut Undersea Cable Plunges Yemen Into Days-Long Internet Outage

WIRED Threat Level

The fragility of global internet structure has left the entire Red Sea region struggling to connect. Security Security / Security News

Microsoft Ignite The Tour: Worth the Trip

Daymark

Microsoft has a well-known yearly user conference in Orlando called Ignite. But did you know there is a smaller, free version of this conference? Microsoft Ignite The Tour is set to hit 30 cities around the world in 2020, including two U.S.

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Future-Proofing Your Information Governance Strategy

Speaker: Crystal Cao, Lindsey Simon & Lisa Ripley

Join Onna and experts from Quip, Airbnb, and Oracle for this live webinar as they dive into proactive data deletion policies, retention strategies, and legal hold practices that are essential to a modern enterprise information governance strategy.

Four tips to optimize your EIM systems in 2020

OpenText Information Management

EIM solutions are becoming more and more pivotal to the success of today’s digital business. The challenge is on to make sure your EIM systems are fully optimized. The post Four tips to optimize your EIM systems in 2020 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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An Identity Management Spin on Shaggy's Hit Song

Dark Reading

Wondering how this guy could be so clumsy? So is he

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Hacker that hit UK National Lottery in 2016 was sentenced to prison

Security Affairs

The alleged hacker behind the credential stuffing attacks on UK National Lottery accounts has been sentenced to nine months in prison. Anwar Batson (29) of London has been sentenced to nine months in prison for fraud and four violations under the Computer Misuse Act of 1990.

Will This Be the Year of the Branded Cybercriminal?

Dark Reading

Threat actors will continue to grow enterprise-style businesses that evolve just like their legitimate counterparts

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Whistleblower tells Project Baltimore mass shredding took place at Baltimore County Schools via Fox 45

IG Guru

The destruction of financial documents during the 2018 audit has garnered a strong reaction from the governor and a state delegate. Now, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski says taxpayers deserve an explanation.

Serious Fraud Office partners with AI to fight crime

OpenText Information Management

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a transformative technology that has the potential to both complement and advance human effort. Law enforcement is just one of the industries to have discovered the potential for AI to support its human workforce. A prime example is the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

Welcoming the Danish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

In a continued bid to make breach data available to the government departments around the world tasked with protecting their citizens, I'm very happy to welcome the first country onto Have I Been Pwned for 2020 - Denmark!

Las Vegas Successfully Averted a Cyberattack

Adam Levin

The City of Las Vegas successfully averted what could have been a disastrous cyberattack earlier this month. City officials detected a cyberattack January 7, and in response immediately took several services offline, including its public-facing website. . “We

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.