Sat.Nov 09, 2019 - Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Post-GDPR Developments on Data Protection and Privacy Regulations Around the World

Thales eSecurity

In the modern era of a global information economy, every single day, enormous amounts of information are transmitted, stored and collected worldwide.

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7 Takeaways: Insider Breach at Twitter

Data Breach Today

Bribing Employees Easier Than Hacking Silicon Valley, Security Experts Say Why try to hack Silicon Valley firms if you can buy off their employees instead?

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More than half of IT staff think employees need cyber security training

IT Governance

Cyber security awareness training is one of the most important steps an organisation can take to protect its systems.

Orcus RAT Author Charged in Malware Scheme

Krebs on Security

In July 2016, KrebsOnSecurity published a story identifying a Toronto man as the author of the Orcus RAT , a software product that’s been marketed on underground forums and used in countless malware attacks since its creation in 2015.

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!

SHARED INTEL: What can be done — today — to keep quantum computing from killing encryption

The Last Watchdog

There’s little doubt that the shift to quantum computing will open new horizons of digital commerce. But it’s also plain as day that the mainstreaming of quantum processing power will profoundly exacerbate cybersecurity exposures. Related: The ‘post quantum crytpo’ race is on This isn’t coming as any surprise to IT department heads.

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Facebook is secretly using iPhone’s camera as users scroll their feed

Security Affairs

New problems for Facebook, it seems that the social networking giant is secretly using the camera while iPhone users are scrolling their feed. Is this another privacy issue for Facebook?

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Retailer Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Krebs on Security

5 Cybersecurity CISO Priorities for the Future

Dark Reading

Seven chief information security officers share their pain points and two-year spending plans

Report Calls for Enforcing Voting Machine Standards

Data Breach Today

Study Recommends Federal Certification Program for Vendors Providing Election Infrastructure A new report calls for the creation of a federal certification program that makes sure vendors that build election infrastructure - including voting machines - meet cybersecurity standards

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.

146 New Vulnerabilities All Come Preinstalled on Android Phones

WIRED Threat Level

The dozens of flaws across 29 Android smartphone makers show just how insecure the devices can be, even brand-new. Security Security / Security News

Bad News: AI and 5G Are Expected to Worsen Cybersecurity Risks

Security Affairs

Experts believe Artificial intelligence (AI) could introduce new cybersecurity concerns, and that the upcoming 5G network could pose new risks as well. Information Risk Management (IRM) recently published its 2019 Risky Business Report.

Attacks on Healthcare Jump 60% in 2019 - So Far

Dark Reading

Well-known Trojans Emotet and Trickbot are cybercriminals' favorite weapons in their campaigns


Microsoft Warns Users: Beware of Damaging BlueKeep Attacks

Data Breach Today

Software Giant Says Exploits Could Expand Beyond Cryptomining Now that security researchers have located the first exploits that take advantage of the BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows, Microsoft is warning users to apply patches the company issued for this flaw before more dangerous exploits merge

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.

Documentation Theory for Information Governance

ARMA International

This article is part of a collaboration between ARMA and AIEF and is included in Information Management Magazine, ARMA-AIEF Special Edition , which will be available for download in November. A printed version of the special issue will be available as well, for a nominal fee.

Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex hit by ransomware

Security Affairs

On S unday , the Mexican state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) was infected with the DoppelPaymer ransomware. On Sunday, a piece of the DoppelPaymer ransomware infected systems of the Mexican state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) taking down part of its network.

Soft Skills: 6 Nontechnical Traits CISOs Need to Succeed

Dark Reading

Degrees, certifications, and experience are all important to career development, but mastering the people side of the equation may matter a whole lot more, CISOs say


Ransomware: Mexican Oil Firm Reportedly Refuses to Pay Up

Data Breach Today

State-Owned Pemex Still Recovering From Attack Pemex, Mexico's state-run oil company, is refusing to pay attackers a $5 million ransom after a ransomware attack against the firm's administrative offices, according to news reports. The company is still attempting to recover

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.

TPM-Fail Attacks Against Cryptographic Coprocessors

Schneier on Security

Really interesting research: TPM-FAIL: TPM meets Timing and Lattice Attacks , by Daniel Moghimi, Berk Sunar, Thomas Eisenbarth, and Nadia Heninger.

DDoS-for-Hire Services operator sentenced to 13 months in prison

Security Affairs

Sergiy P. , the administrator of DDoS-for-hire services was sentenced to 13 months in prison, and additional three years of supervised release. Sergiy P.

Cybersecurity: An Organizationwide Responsibility

Dark Reading

C-suite execs must set an example of good practices while also supporting the IT department with enough budget to protect the organization from next-generation cyberattacks

Election Interference Notification Protocols Unveiled

Data Breach Today

White House Describes Framework for Notifying Public of 2020 Election Interference The White House has developed protocols for notifying the public of nation-state hacking or other interference during the 2020 presidential election cycle. But the full framework has not yet been released


How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Data Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?


Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools.

Experts warn of spike in TCP DDoS reflection attacks targeting Amazon, SoftLayer and telco infrastructure

Security Affairs

Researchers from Radware reported that massive TCP SYN-ACK DDoS reflection attacks hit Amazon, SoftLayer and telecom infrastructure in the last month.

Why Cyber-Risk Is a C-Suite Issue

Dark Reading

Organizations realize the scale of cyber-risk but lack counter-actions to build resilience

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Russian National Charged in Payment Card Scheme

Data Breach Today

DoJ Says Aleksey Burkov, Who Was Extradited This Week, Ran 'Cardplanet' Site The U.S. Justice Department Tuesday unsealed an indictment charging Russian national Aleksey Burkov with running an underground site called "Cardplanet" that acted as a clearinghouse for stolen payment card data.


How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Russia Fails to Stop Alleged Hacker From Facing US Charges

WIRED Threat Level

The repercussions over custody and extradition of Aleksei Burkov have set off a geopolitical maelstrom. Security Security / National Security

Bugcrowd paid over $500,000 in bug bounty rewards in one week

Security Affairs

Crowdsourced security platform Bugcrowd announced it paid over $500,000 in bug bounty rewards during the last week of October.

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How Does Your Cyber Resilience Measure Up?

Dark Reading

The security measures companies take today may not be enough for tomorrow's cyber assault, but switching to a proactive, risk-based framework may better protect your organization

Risk 108