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Hackers Steal Credit Card Data of Deal-Seeking Shoppers

Data Breach Today

China-Linked Criminals Processed Orders Worth $50M: Security Research Labs Hackers linked to Chinese fraudsters are targeting online shoppers to steal credit card information, likely making off with about $50 million from victims in the United States and Western Europe who order premium shoes at discount prices on fraudulent deal websites.

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Google fixes fifth actively exploited Chrome zero-day this year

Security Affairs

Since the start of the year, Google released an update to fix the fifth actively exploited zero-day vulnerability in the Chrome browser. Google this week released security updates to address a zero-day flaw, tracked as CVE-2024-467, in Chrome browser. The vulnerability is the fifth zero-day flaw in the Google browser that is exploited in the wild since the start of the year.

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ISMG Editors: RSA Conference 2024 Wrap-Up

Data Breach Today

Panels Unpack the Buzz Around AI, Future Trends for CISOs From the RSA Conference in San Francisco, five ISMG editors cover the major themes at the event including emerging threats related to AI and new AI-embedded cybersecurity solutions. Other hot topics included ransomware threats, nation-state attackers and the role of the CISO.

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FPGA vs. GPU: Which is better for deep learning?

IBM Big Data Hub

Underpinning most artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning is a subset of machine learning that uses multi-layered neural networks to simulate the complex decision-making power of the human brain. Beyond artificial intelligence (AI) , deep learning drives many applications that improve automation , including everyday products and services like digital assistants, voice-enabled consumer electronics, credit card fraud detection and more.

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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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Solving the Fractured Data Problem in Exposure Management

Data Breach Today

Sevco Security's J.J. Guy on Aggregating and Prioritizing Vulnerabilities Enterprises grapple with a deluge of vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and IT hygiene gaps. An automated exposure management program helps prioritize and remediate risks, fostering collaboration between security and IT teams, says J.J. Guy, CEO, Sevco Security.

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Ascension Diverts Emergency Patients, Postpones Care

Data Breach Today

Wednesday Cyber Incident Shakes America's Largest Healthcare System The Ascension healthcare system is sending away emergency patients and postponing nonemergency procedures as it digs out from a cyber incident that knocked its electronic health record systems offline with no immediate timetable for restoration.

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Cyber Essentials vs ISO 27001: Key Differences

IT Governance

Expert insights into the benefits of each, misconceptions, timelines, and more Ashley ‘Ash’ Brett is an experienced cyber security advisor, who has carried out hundreds of Cyber Essentials Plus assessments. He also provides Cyber Essentials consultancy, helping customers become compliant. On top of that, Ash is a product evangelist for IT Governance, creating and sharing interesting content related to Cyber Essentials on social media.

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Google’s Multi-Party Approval Process Is Great, but Not Unphishable

KnowBe4

Like most observers, I celebrated Google’s recent announcement on April 9 th about new multi-party approvals for a handful or so of common actions accomplished by super admins in Google Workspace.

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Microsoft overhaul treats security as ‘top priority’ after a series of failures via The Verge

IG Guru

Check out the link here. The post Microsoft overhaul treats security as ‘top priority’ after a series of failures via The Verge first appeared on IG GURU.

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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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[Must Read] How Boeing Battled a Whopping $200M Ransomware Demand

KnowBe4

Boeing recently confirmed that in October 2023, it fell victim to an attack by the LockBit ransomware gang, which disrupted some of its parts and distribution operations. The attackers demanded a whopping $200 million not to release the data they had exfiltrated.

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‘TunnelVision’ Attack Leaves Nearly All VPNs Vulnerable to Spying

WIRED Threat Level

TunnelVision is an attack developed by researchers that can expose VPN traffic to snooping or tampering.

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Phishing-as-a-Service Platform LabHost Disrupted by Law Enforcement Crackdown

KnowBe4

One of the largest phishing-as-a-service platforms, LabHost, was severely disrupted by law enforcement in 19 countries during a year-long operation that resulted in 37 arrests.

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Securing AI Deployments: Striking the Balance

OpenText Information Management

The recent IT leaders CIO MarketPulse survey by Foundry underscores that data must be ready for AI. If it’s not accurate, accessible, and secure, organizations won’t get the desired results. When it comes to the challenges organizations face in implementing AI, respondents listed issues related to data management as the most significant. Since AI relies on data to learn and improve, organizations must ensure their data is accurate, accessible, and secure.

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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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Arizona Election Workers Battle Against Deepfake Threats in New AI Defense Drill

KnowBe4

In the quest to secure the integrity of elections, Arizona election workers have taken a groundbreaking step by participating in a first-of-its-kind drill meant to defend against a new wave of AI-generated threats.

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RSA Conference 2024: A fusion of awards, innovation and industry recognition

Jamf

Jamf triumphs at RSA Conference 2024, winning three prestigious Cyber Defense Magazine awards. Through engaging sessions and partnerships with industry leaders, Jamf reaffirmed its leadership in Apple ecosystem management and security, signaling a commitment to driving innovation and shaping a secure modern workplace.

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Ransomware Detection Time Shortens by 44% as Organizations Attempt to Keep Up with Attackers

KnowBe4

New data shows organizations are improving their ability to detect and respond to ransomware attacks, but is it fast enough to make a difference and stop attacks?

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Data Archival Methods

Record Nations

Businesses handle data on daily transactions, customer communications, business operations, and more. Data archival is needed when the data is no longer accessed regularly but still needs to be retained. The goal is to preserve your data during its retention period while maintaining accessibility. Your organization should have a data archival strategy to cover how.

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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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Look for OpenText™ Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) on the FedRAMP Marketplace

OpenText Information Management

Exciting news! OpenText Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) achieved FedRAMP Ready and is currently FedRAMP in Process--plus it's available on the FedRAMP Marketplace in the OpenText IT Management Platform (ITMX) package. This means PPM On-Cloud can easily be adopted by government agencies. The OpenText ITMX Platform featuring Service & Asset Management, Universal Discovery, CMDB, and Project & Portfolio Management is in the final stage of FedRAMP certification.

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New Attack Against Self-Driving Car AI

Schneier on Security

This is another attack that convinces the AI to ignore road signs : Due to the way CMOS cameras operate, rapidly changing light from fast flashing diodes can be used to vary the color. For example, the shade of red on a stop sign could look different on each line depending on the time between the diode flash and the line capture. The result is the camera capturing an image full of lines that don’t quite match each other.

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Russia-linked APT28 targets government Polish institutions

Security Affairs

CERT Polska warns of a large-scale malware campaign against Polish government institutions conducted by Russia-linked APT28. CERT Polska and CSIRT MON teams issued a warning about a large-scale malware campaign targeting Polish government institutions, allegedly orchestrated by the Russia-linked APT28 group. The attribution of the attacks to the Russian APT is based on similarities with TTPs employed by APT28 in attacks against Ukrainian entities. “the CERT Polska (CSIRT NASK) and CSIRT MO

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Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Mating Strategies

Schneier on Security

Some squids are “consorts,” others are “sneakers.” The species is healthiest when individuals have different strategies randomly. 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.

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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.