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Modernization Facts: The Path to Digital Transformation

Micro Focus

A Changing Normality The worldwide pandemic of 2020 is forcing rapid change for entire organizations—even industries. The ability for organizations to transform into digital-first entities is key to survival. IDC predicts that 60 percent of global GDP will be digitized by 2022.

Mobile Phishing Attacks Increase Sharply

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Organizations need to include smartphones and tablets in their phishing mitigation strategies, a new report suggests

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Enough is Enough

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It should not be a privilege for every person in America to live their lives feeling safe and secure. We must fight white supremacy individually and together if we hold hope for a better, community for us all. Zapproved News Zapproved news

Kaspersky IDs Sophisticated New Malware Targeted at Air-Gapped Systems

Dark Reading

USBCulprit' is one of several tools that suggest previously known Cycldek group is more dangerous than previous assumed, security vendor says

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!

TrickBot Update Makes Malware Harder to Detect: Report

Data Breach Today

Updated Module Runs on System Memory, Leaving Little Trace The developers behind TrickBot have updated it to run from an infected device's memory to help better avoid detection, according to researchers at Palo Alto Network's Unit 42.

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Maze Ransomware leaks files of ST Engineering group

Security Affairs

ST Engineering is the last victim of the Maze Ransomware operators that published their data on their leak website. ST Engineering is one of the leading engineering groups worldwide, it specializes in the aerospace, electronics, land systems, and marine sectors.

Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens attacks

Security Affairs

The hacktivist collective group Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens to ‘expose the many crimes’ of Minneapolis Police. Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens to ‘expose the many crimes’ of Minneapolis Police.

Federal Agencies Reported Fewer Security Incidents in 2019

Data Breach Today

But OMB Report Says 'High-Value Assets' Need Better Protection U.S. federal agencies reported 8% fewer cybersecurity incidents in 2019 compared to the previous year, according to the White House's Office of Management and Budget.

Ransomware Attacks Hit 2 More Healthcare Organizations

Data Breach Today

Security Advisers Offer Risk Mitigation Tips Two ransomware incidents recently reported to federal regulators as health data breaches illustrate that the surge in such attacks show no signs of abating. Security advisers offer risk mitigation tips

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.

Romanian Skimmer Gang in Mexico Outed by KrebsOnSecurity Stole $1.2 Billion

Krebs on Security

An exhaustive inquiry published today by a consortium of investigative journalists says a three-part series KrebsOnSecurity published in 2015 on a Romanian ATM skimming gang operating in Mexico’s top tourist destinations disrupted their highly profitable business, which raked in an estimated $1.2

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?Nonlethal? Anti-Protest Weapons Can Cause Serious Harm

WIRED Threat Level

Rubber bullets and tear gas are billed as relatively safe. They're anything but. Security Security / Security News

New 'Tycoon' Ransomware Strain Targets Windows, Linux

Dark Reading

Researchers say Tycoon ransomware, which has targeted software and educational institutions, has a few traits they haven't seen before

'Anonymous' Leak of Minneapolis Police Data Is a Hoax

Data Breach Today

Hacktivism or Disinformation? Whoever Leaked the Data, It's Culled From Old Breaches Not all data breaches are what they might seem, and not all leakers are who they might claim to be.

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.

REvil Ransomware Gang Starts Auctioning Victim Data

Krebs on Security

The criminal group behind the REvil ransomware enterprise has begun auctioning off sensitive data stolen from companies hit by its malicious software. The move marks an escalation in tactics aimed at coercing victims to pay up — and publicly shaming those don’t.

How to Protest Safely in the Age of Surveillance

WIRED Threat Level

Law enforcement has more tools than ever to track your movements and access your communications. Here's how to protect your privacy if you plan to protest. Security Security / Security Advice

Many Exchange Servers Are Still Vulnerable to Remote Exploit

Dark Reading

A privilege-escalation vulnerability patched in February by Microsoft continues to affect Exchange servers, with more than 80% of Internet-connected servers remaining vulnerable, one firm reports

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COVID-19 Drives Spike in Mobile Phishing Attacks: Report

Data Breach Today

Researchers Say Targeted Campaigns Are Spoofing Banks' Login Sites The shift to working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in mobile phishing campaigns, with attackers targeting remote workers whose devices lack adequate security protections, according to the security firm Lookout.

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.

IP-in-IP flaw affects devices from Cisco and other vendors

Security Affairs

A flaw in the IP-in-IP tunneling protocol that can be exploited for DoS attacks and to bypass security controls impact devices from Cisco and other vendors.

The Police's Military Tactics Turn Peaceful Protests Violent

WIRED Threat Level

Research shows that calm and negotiation, not excessive force, reduces damage. So why are officers still turning to tear gas? Security Security / National Security

10 Tips for Maintaining Information Security During Layoffs

Dark Reading

Insider cyber threats are always an issue during layoffs -- but with record numbers of home office workers heading for the unemployment line, it's never been harder to maintain cybersecurity during offboarding

Big GDPR Fines in UK and Ireland: What's the Holdup?

Data Breach Today

Both Countries Have Each Issued Only a Single, Finalized Fine Under EU's Privacy Law The EU's General Data Protection Regulation was meant to finally bring in line organizations that didn't treat Europeans' personal data with respect.

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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.

API Security and Hackers: What?s the Need?

Security Affairs

API Security – There is a considerable demand for data-centric projects, that is why companies have quickly opened their data to their ecosystem through REST or SOAP APIs. APIs work as doors for a company – closely guarding data of an organization.

This $350 "Anti-5G" Device Is Apparently Just a USB Stick

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: A LiveJournal hack, Qatar's contact tracing privacy failure, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Local, State Governments Face Cybersecurity Crisis

Dark Reading

Ransomware hit small government organizations hard in 2019. Now they have to deal with budget cuts, pandemic precautions, social unrest, and the coming election cycle

Phishers Use Fake VPN Alerts to Steal Office 365 Passwords

Data Breach Today

Report: Fraudsters Target Remote Workers With Spoofed Updates Fraudsters are using fake VPN update alerts to target remote workers in an effort to steal their Microsoft Office 365 credentials, according to the security firm Abnormal Security

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Over 100K+ WordPress sites using PageLayer plugin exposed to hack

Security Affairs

Two security flaws in the PageLayer WordPress plugin can be exploited to potentially wipe the contents or take over WordPress sites.

Catches of the month: Phishing scams for June 2020

IT Governance

One of the more damaging side-effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the increase in targeted phishing scams. Action Fraud estimates that Britons were conned out of £3.5 million in the first two months of lockdown, with cyber criminals cashing in on the uncertainty that the pandemic has caused.

Strengthening Secure Information Sharing Through Technology & Standards

Dark Reading

How data sharing, innovation, and regulatory standardization can make it easier for organizations to both contribute and consume critical threat intelligence