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Assessing Information Management Programs for Mergers & Acquisitions

AIIM

I was curious about how organizations cope with information management during a merger and acquisition process. What I discovered when I asked our members in AIIM’s Online Community, is that it’s common during the aftermath of a merger and acquisition to be presented with a dilemma of what to do with the two different information management programs of the merging organizations.

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Identity Theft Reports Fall, But Attempts at ID Misuse Rise

Data Breach Today

James E. Lee of ITRC Discusses Key Trends Revealed in the 2023 Identity Report Fewer victims reported identity crimes in 2023, but the number of attempts to commit multiple identity crimes grew, according to the trends report released by the Identity Theft Resource Center. That means criminals are diversifying their methods and attempting to perform multiple types of misuse.

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News Alert: FireTail unveils free access to its enterprise-level API security platform — to all

The Last Watchdog

McLean, Va., June 26, 2024, CyberNewsWire — FireTail today announced a free version of its enterprise-level API security tools, making them accessible to developers and organizations of all sizes. •FireTail’s unique combination of open-source code libraries, inline API call evaluation, security posture management, and centralized audit trails helps eliminate vulnerabilities and protect APIs in real-time.

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LockBit claims the hack of the US Federal Reserve

Security Affairs

The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the US Federal Reserve and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data. The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the systems of Federal Reserve of the United States and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data, including “Americans’ banking secrets.” The Lockbit ransomware group added the Federal Reserve to the list of victims on its Tor data leak site and threatened to leak the stolen data on 25 June, 2024 20:27

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Amazon Is Investigating Perplexity Over Claims of Scraping Abuse

WIRED Threat Level

AWS hosted a server linked to the Bezos family- and Nvidia-backed search startup that appears to have been used to scrape the sites of major outlets, prompting an inquiry into potential rules violations.

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RSAC 2024: The many flavors of ‘SASE’ now includes Aryaka’s ‘Unified SASE as a Service.”

The Last Watchdog

Secure Access Service Edge ( SASE ) has come a long way since Gartner christened this cloud-centric cybersecurity framework in 2019. Related: Can SASE stop tech sprawl? SASE blends networking architecture, namely SD-WAN, with cloud-delivered security services such as security web gateways, Zero Trust network access and more. Several distinct variants of SASE have come to be supplied by diverse sources.

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5 WordPress Plugins Compromised; Millions of Websites at Risk

eSecurity Planet

Millions of WordPress websites are under threat after a critical security breach involving several popular plugins. Security researchers discovered malicious code injected into these plugins, granting hackers the ability to create unauthorized administrator accounts. This compromise can lead to severe consequences for website owners, including data breaches and total website takeovers.

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Quora’s Chatbot Platform Poe Allows Users to Download Paywalled Articles on Demand

WIRED Threat Level

WIRED was able to download stories from publishers like The New York Times and The Atlantic using Poe’s Assistant bot. One expert calls it “prima facie copyright infringement,” which Quora disputes.

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Cryptohack Roundup: Conviction in Home Invasions Case

Data Breach Today

Also: $5M for Info on the Crypto Queen; Attacks on BtcTurk and CoinStats This week, crypto stealer convicted, reward for info on Crypto Queen increased, BtcTurk and CoinStats suffered cyberattacks, Lazarus blamed for Alex Lab hack, Nigeria refuted allegations of ill treatment, sentencing in Hydrogen Technology case, Binance fined in India, and FBI warned of crypto scams.

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Entity Resolution: Your Guide to Deciding Whether to Build It or Buy It

Adding high-quality entity resolution capabilities to enterprise applications, services, data fabrics or data pipelines can be daunting and expensive. Organizations often invest millions of dollars and years of effort to achieve subpar results. This guide will walk you through the requirements and challenges of implementing entity resolution. By the end, you'll understand what to look for, the most common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid, and your options.

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FREE Resource Kit for Ransomware Awareness Month in July

KnowBe4

We’re here to help you and your users stay secure from the scourge of ransomware for Ransomware Awareness Month this July with a kit full of free resources!

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Experts found a bug in the Linux version of RansomHub ransomware

Security Affairs

The RansomHub ransomware operators added a Linux encryptor to their arsenal, the version targets VMware ESXi environments. RansomHub ransomware operation relies on a new Linux version of the encrypted to target VMware ESXi environments. Although RansomHub only emerged in February 2024, it has rapidly grown and has become the fourth most prolific ransomware operator over the past three months based on the number of publicly claimed attacks.

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Red Tape Is Making Hospital Ransomware Attacks Worse

WIRED Threat Level

With cyberattacks increasingly targeting health care providers, an arduous bureaucratic process meant to address legal risk is keeping hospitals offline longer, potentially risking lives.

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Startup Odaseva Raises $54M to Bolster Global Expansion, R&D

Data Breach Today

Silver Lake Leads Series C Round for California-Based Data Security Startup Odaseva With 65% of its revenue coming from the United States, data security startup Odaseva will use its $54 million Series C funding round to enhance R&D, expand its product line and strengthen its market presence in compliance, failover management and zero trust protection.

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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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TeamViewer Corporate Network Breached in Alleged APT Attack

KnowBe4

In a concerning development, TeamViewer, one of the world's leading remote access software providers, has disclosed a cyber attack that breached its corporate network environment.

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A cyberattack shut down the University Hospital Centre Zagreb in Croatia

Security Affairs

A cyber attack started targeting the University Hospital Centre Zagreb (KBC Zagreb) on Wednesday night, reported the Croatian Radiotelevision. A cyber attack began targeting the University Hospital Centre Zagreb (KBC Zagreb), the largest Croatian hospital, on Wednesday night, according to a report by Croatian Radiotelevision. The hospital has shut down its IT infrastructure in response to the cyber attack.

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U.S. Imposes Ban on Russia’s Kaspersky; Sanctions 12 Executives

eSecurity Planet

Kaspersky Lab is a widely known name in the world of cybersecurity. Founded in 1997, the Russian firm has grown into a global leader, boasting millions of users for its antivirus software and other security solutions. With a presence in over 200 countries and territories, Kaspersky Lab protects individuals, businesses, and critical infrastructure from a wide range of cyber threats.

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CDK Begins Restoring Systems Amid Ransomware Payment Reports

Data Breach Today

Auto Dealership Software Firm Says Restoring Service Will Take 'Days and Not Weeks' CDK Global, the auto dealership software solutions firm that supplies services to an estimated 15,000 dealerships in the U.S. and Canada, said it has begun the restoration process for its customers after a debilitating cyber incident caused disruptions.

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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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Russian Threat Actor Launches Spear Phishing Attacks Against French Diplomats

KnowBe4

France’s cybersecurity agency ANSSI has issued an alert outlining a Russian spear phishing campaign targeting French diplomats, the Record reports. The agency attributes the campaign to “Nobelium,” a threat actor tied to Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (the SVR).

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U.S. Commerce Department Issues First-of-Its-Kind Determination Banning Certain Software Products and Services

Data Matters

On June 20, 2024, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) Office of Information and Communications Technology and Services (OICTS) published a first-of-its-kind Final Determination against Kapersky Lab, Inc., prohibiting the provision of its antivirus software and cybersecurity products in the United States or to U.S. persons. This Final Determination provides new insights into OICTS review of information and communications technology and services (ICTS) transactions and the prohibitions or r

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New P2Pinfect version delivers miners and ransomware on Redis servers

Security Affairs

Researchers warn that the P2Pinfect worm is targeting Redis servers with ransomware and cryptocurrency mining payloads. Cado Security researchers warned that the P2Pinfect worm is employed in attacks against Redis servers, aimed at deploying both ransomware and cryptocurrency mining payloads. In July 2023, Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 researchers first discovered the P2P worm P2PInfect that targets Redis servers running on both Linux and Windows systems.

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US DHS Warns of AI-Fueled Chemical and Biological Threats

Data Breach Today

New Report Urges Public-Private Collaboration to Reduce Chemical, Nuclear AI Risks Artificial intelligence is lowering the barriers of entry for global threat actors to create and deploy new chemical, biological and nuclear risks, warns the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Current regulations and export controls fail to account for risks, the department said.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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Balancing Act: The European Union's AI Act and the Quest for Responsible Innovation

KnowBe4

The current landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) bears a striking resemblance to the early days of the internet. Just as the internet was once a wild, untamed frontier full of promise and potential, AI now stands at a similar crossroads.

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The Mystery of AI Gunshot-Detection Accuracy Is Finally Unraveling

WIRED Threat Level

How accurate are gunshot detection systems, really? For years, it's been a secret, but new reports from San Jose and NYC show these systems have operated well below their advertised accuracy rates.

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Mirai-like botnet is exploiting recently disclosed Zyxel NAS flaw

Security Affairs

Researchers warn that a Mirai-based botnet is exploiting a recently disclosed critical vulnerability in EoL Zyxel NAS devices. Researchers at the Shadowserver Foundation warn that a Mirai -based botnet has started exploiting a recently disclosed vulnerability tracked as CVE-2024-29973 (CVSS score 9.8) in end-of-life NAS devices Zyxel NAS products. The flaw is a command injection vulnerability in the “setCookie” parameter in Zyxel NAS326 firmware versions before V5.21(AAZF.17)C0 and NAS542 firmwa

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Russian Indicted for Wiper Malware Campaign Against Ukraine

Data Breach Today

US Critical Infrastructure, NATO Also Targeted by Russian Threat Actors, Feds Say The U.S. government charged Russian civilian Amin Stigal with assisting Moscow's GRU military intelligence unit in its use of WhisperGate malware against Ukraine beginning in the weeks leading up to Moscow's all-out invasion, as well as probing America's critical infrastructure.

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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.

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Phishing Attacks in the UK Have Surged

KnowBe4

Over 11 million phishing attacks have been reported to the UK’s Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS) over the past year, according to new data from Action Fraud. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has also taken down more than 329,000 phishing sites since the SERS program started in 2020.

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War Crime Prosecutions Enter a New Digital Age

WIRED Threat Level

A custom platform developed by SITU Research aided the International Criminal Court’s prosecution in a war crimes trial for the first time. It could change how justice is enacted on an international scale.

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CISA confirmed that its CSAT environment was breached in January.

Security Affairs

CISA warned chemical facilities that its Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) environment was compromised in January. CISA warns chemical facilities that its Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) environment was breached in January. In March, the Recorded Future News first reported that the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) agency was hacked in February.

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