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Experienced Users Share Their Best Tips for Process Automation


There are still many organizations that could benefit from the adoption of process automation technologies like Business Process Management (BPM), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and Case Management.

Lawmakers Unveil Cybersecurity Legislation

Data Breach Today

Bills Address Criminal Penalties, School District Protection and More Republican and Democratic lawmakers have recently introduced several cybersecurity-related bills seeking to address issues ranging from imposing tougher penalties for cybercriminals to improving protection of school districts


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Chart: Strength in Numbers

Dark Reading

More companies are heeding expert advice to beef up their incident-response teams


How Cyber Safe is Your Drinking Water Supply?

Krebs on Security

The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

MY TAKE: A path for SMBs to achieve security maturity: start small controlling privileged accounts

The Last Watchdog

The challenge of embracing digital transformation while also quelling the accompanying cyber risks has never been greater for small- and mid-sized businesses. Related: How ‘PAM’ improves authentication. SMBs today face a daunting balancing act. To boost productivity, they must leverage cloud infrastructure and participate in agile software development. But this also opens up a sprawling array of fresh security gaps that threat actors are proactively probing and exploiting.

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What the Pentagon’s New UFO Report Reveals About Humankind

WIRED Threat Level

The document says less about the search for life in the universe, and more about our current cultural climate and distrust of expertise. Science Security Science / Space

MyBook Users Urged to Unplug Devices from Internet

Krebs on Security

Hard drive giant Western Digital is urging users of its MyBook Live brand of network storage drives to disconnect them from the Internet, warning that malicious hackers are remotely wiping the drives using a critical flaw that can be triggered by anyone who knows the Internet address of an affected device.

7 Powerful Cybersecurity Skills the Energy Sector Needs Most

Dark Reading

Those looking to join the fight might want to polish up or acquire some (or all) of these hottest skills on the market

First American Financial's SEC Breach Settlement: $488,000

Data Breach Today

SEC: Executives Left in Dark About Vulnerability in File-Sharing System Title insurance company First American Financial Corp. will pay the SEC a $488,000 penalty as a result of a data breach revealed two years ago.

Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

John McAfee Dies in Spanish Prison After Extradition Order

WIRED Threat Level

The antivirus pioneer and alleged cryptocurrency scammer was 75 years old. Security Security / Security News

How Cyber Sleuths Cracked an ATM Shimmer Gang

Krebs on Security

In 2015, police departments worldwide started finding ATMs compromised with advanced new “shimming” devices made to steal data from chip card transactions.

North Korean APT group Kimsuky allegedly hacked South Korea’s atomic research agency KAERI

Security Affairs

North Korea-linked APT group Kimsuky allegedly breached South Korea’s atomic research agency KAERI by exploiting a VPN vulnerability.

N. Korean Attackers Suspected in S. Korean Nuclear Agency Hack

Data Breach Today

Attackers Exploited VPN Flaw at Nuclear Agency The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, a South Korean organization, confirms it was recently hacked, apparently by a North Korean group that exploited a VPN vulnerability

Prioritizing Customer Experience Using SLIs & SLOs: A Case Study from The Telegraph

Service Level Indicators (SLIs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are a key pillar of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and are the principal tool for eliminating needless alerts and focusing on what really matters to the business.

Baltimore County Public Schools' Ransomware Recovery Tops $8M

Dark Reading

The school district has spent seven months and a reported $8.1 million recovering from the November attack

NFC Flaws Let Researchers Hack ATMs by Waving a Phone

WIRED Threat Level

Flaws in card reader technology let a security firm consultant wreak havoc with point-of-sale systems and more. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

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This bug can permanently break iPhone WiFi connectivity

Security Affairs

A new bug in iPhone can permanently break users’ WiFi by disabling it, the issue could be triggered by simply connecting to a rogue hotspot.

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Lawsuits Allege Colonial Pipeline Had Inadequate Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

Gas Stations as Well as Consumers Seek Damages Colonial Pipeline Co. now faces at least two lawsuits seeking class action status in the aftermath of a ransomware attack in May that led the firm to shut down the operations of a 5,500-mile pipeline for nearly a week

Detect and Respond to Threats Across Your Applications, Networks, and Infrastructure

Understand how to solve cloud complexity challenges with threat detection tools, analyze security threats anywhere in your stack, and deploy turnkey detection rules mapped to the MITRE ATT&CK framework with Datadog Security Monitoring.

74% of Q1 Malware Was Undetectable Via Signature-Based Tools

Dark Reading

Attackers have improved on tweaking old malware to continue sneaking it past traditional threat detection controls, researchers report

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A Bug in the Android Google App Put Privacy at Risk

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Airbnb's safety squad, a fake pharmacy crackdown, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

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Ragnar Locker ransomware leaked data stolen from ADATA chipmaker

Security Affairs

The Taiwanese memory and storage chip maker ADATA was hit by the Ragnar Locker ransomware gang that also published more than 700GB of stolen data. The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang has published on its leak sites more than 700GB of data stolen from Taiwanese memory and storage chip maker ADATA.

Irish Ransomware Attack Recovery Cost Estimate: $600 Million

Data Breach Today

Director of HSE, Nation's Healthcare System, Describes the Costs The recovery costs for the May ransomware attack on Health Service Executive, Ireland's publicly funded healthcare system, is likely to total $600 million, says Paul Reid, HSE's director general

Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

Identity Eclipses Malware Detection at RSAC Startup Competition

Dark Reading

All 10 finalists in the Innovation Sandbox were focused on identity, rather than security's mainstay for the last 20 years: Malware detection

MY TAKE: Equipping SOCs for the long haul – automation, edge security solidify network defenses

The Last Watchdog

Network security is in the throes of a metamorphosis. Advanced technologies and fresh security frameworks are being implemented to deter cyber attacks out at the services edge, where all the action is. Related: Automating security-by-design in SecOps. This means Security Operations Centers are in a transition. SOCs came on the scene some 20 years ago as the focal point for defending on-premises datacenters of large enterprises.

MI5 seized Boris Johnson’s phone over security risk fears

Security Affairs

The British intelligence agency MI5 seized Boris Johnson ‘s phone over concerns related to the availability of his number online for the last 15 years.

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Ransomware Attack on Eye Clinic Chain Affects 500,000

Data Breach Today

Wolfe Eye Clinic Refused to Pay Ransom Wolfe Eye Clinic, which operates diagnostic and surgical centers in 40 Iowa communities, is notifying 500,000 current and former patients that their data may have been inappropriately accessed during a recent ransomware attack.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

D3FEND Framework Seeks to Lay Foundation for Cyber Defense

Dark Reading

The MITRE project, funded by the National Security Agency, aims to create a foundation for analyzing and discussing cyber defenses and could shake up the vendor community

A Well-Meaning Feature Leaves Millions of Dell PCs Vulnerable

WIRED Threat Level

Flaws in a firmware security tool affect as many as 30 million desktops, laptops, and tablets. Security Security / Security News

DroidMorph tool generates Android Malware Clones that

Security Affairs

Boffins developed a tool dubbed DroidMorph that provides morphing of Android applications (APKs) and allows to create Android apps (malware/benign) clones.

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