Fri.Nov 29, 2019

Security Firm Prosegur Hit By Ryuk Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Incident May Have Disrupted Networked Security Cameras Global security company Prosegur has blamed Ryuk ransomware for a service disruption that started Wednesday, which may have hampered networked alarms. Prosegur isn't revealing much detail but says it is in the process of restoring services

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2019 – 1.34 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was a big month for data breaches this month, with a confirmed 1,341,147,383 records being exposed in 87 incidents. However, almost all of those came from one leaked database , the origin of which is unclear.

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Google: Government-Backed Hackers Targeted 12,000 Users

Data Breach Today

Technology Giant Issues Warnings to Targeted Individuals Across 149 Countries Google has directly warned more than 12,000 users across 149 countries that they have been targeted by government-backed hackers.

Manipulating Machine Learning Systems by Manipulating Training Data

Schneier on Security

Interesting research: " TrojDRL: Trojan Attacks on Deep Reinforcement Learning Agents ": Abstract: : Recent work has identified that classification models implemented as neural networks are vulnerable to data-poisoning and Trojan attacks at training time.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Health Data Breaches: 3 Lessons Learned

Data Breach Today

Insights From Major Healthcare Sector Breaches and Cyberattacks The healthcare sector has had plenty of significant data breaches so far this year. What can be learned from organizations' experiences? Here are three key lessons

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The Threat of Ransomware and Doxing

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses new combination ransomware and doxing attacks. Plus, Twitter drops phone numbers in 2FA, and why we need to consider quantum cryptography today

International law enforcement operation shuts down Imminent Monitor RAT operations

Security Affairs

A successful new operation was announced by Europol, it announced to have dismantled the global organized cybercrime ring behind Imminent Monitor RAT.

What Is a Dead Drop?

WIRED Threat Level

A mainstay of spycraft still has plenty of relevance in the digital age. Security Security / Security News

Group-IB presents its annual report on global threats to stability in cyberspace

Security Affairs

Group-IB, has analyzed key recent changes to the global cyberthreat landscape in the “Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2019/2020” report. Group-IB , a Singapore-based cybersecurity company that specializes in preventing cyberattacks, has analyzed key recent changes to the global cyberthreat landscape.

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.

Amazon Plans Ring Facial Recognition-Based ‘Watch List’, Report


Amazon's facial recognition would alert Ring users if "suspicious" individuals are near their house. IoT Privacy ai amazon amazon ring artificial intelligence Data Privacy facial recognition Ring watch list

Professor Daniel J. Solove provides a valuable Newletter on Privacy + Security

IG Guru

Professor Solove’s newsletter provides updates about his scholarship, blog posts, conferences, and privacy and data security training materials. The newsletter is emailed once per week. The post Professor Daniel J. Solove provides a valuable Newletter on Privacy + Security appeared first on IG GURU.


General Election 2019 ? Manifesto Special


General Election 2019 ? Manifesto Special. Access to quality library services is one of the most transformative investments our society could make. Which is why we?ve ve been working with Bobby Seagull to launch our ?Manifesto Manifesto for Libraries? calling on the Government to ?recognise

The Basics of HR Automation for Small Businesses


In a small business, the Human Resources (HR) function can be held by a small team or by one person who also has other responsibilities. For example, an HR manager in a small business may also handle training, processing expenses, payroll and other administrative tasks.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

How to write effective travel and study grant proposals


How to write effective travel and study grant proposals. How to write effective grant proposals, and why you should. s Working Internationally project is looking at how information professionals from across the globe can learn from each other and share ideas.

5 Types of Cards Entrepreneurs Need to Have in Their Pocket


If you thought that a paper business card is the only card entrepreneurs need to have in their pockets, you are sorely mistaken. Since we live in times when everything. Sponsored

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Joyeux Anniversaire! Mario Braggiotti, host of WQXR’s “To France—With Music”

Archives Blogs

It’s the birthday of Mario Braggiotti, the late pianist, composer and host of WQXR’s To France—With Music. The New York Public Radio Archive is celebrating the occasion with a recently acquired broadcast recording of Mr. Braggiotti on WQXR’s The Listening Room. In this appearance, we experience Braggiotti as a beguiling pianist-raconteur, taking WQXR listeners on a musical trip through his fascinating life in 1920s Paris and beyond.

3 Everyday Things in Your Office That Could Lead to a Data Breach

Adam Levin

When you think about cyberthreats , what comes to mind? An extortionist announcing your doom with a dark monitor and a laughing skull? State-sponsored cyber-warriors working from a secure command post? President Trump’s certain, “somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds ?”

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid-Like Underwater Drone

Schneier on Security

The Sea Hunting Autonomous Reconnaissance Drone (SHARD) swims like a squid and can explode on command. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here. drones squid