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The California Consumer Privacy Act is upon us. Who is ready?

Information Management Resources

Technology companies have significant work to do as they head into the new year and the demands of regulatory compliance for customer data become real. Data privacy rules Data security Customer data

Combining AI and Playbooks to Predict Cyberattacks


Mature machine learning can analyze attack strategies and look for underlying patterns that the AI system can use to predict an attacker's next move. InfoSec Insider Malware ai artificial intelligence cyberattack derek manky emotet Fortinet infosec insider playbook predictive analysis

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2020 & Beyond: The Evolution of Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

As new technologies disrupt the industry, remember that security is a process, not a goal. Educate yourself on how you can best secure your corner of the Web

When Is Data "Public"? (And 2.5M Public Factual Records in HIBP)

Troy Hunt

When is data "public"? And what does "public" even mean? Does it mean it's merely visible to the public? Or does it mean the public can do anything they like with it? This discussion comes up time and time again as it did with the huge leak of PDL data only last month.

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!

Maze Ransomware Gang Names More Alleged Victims

Data Breach Today

Criminals Confirm Florida City of Pensacola Hit, Threaten to Dump Stolen Data The gang behind Maze ransomware now lists 21 alleged victims on its website that it says have not paid a demanded ransom, including the Florida city of Pensacola.

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IoT Security: How Far We've Come, How Far We Have to Go

Dark Reading

As organizations fear the proliferations of connected devices on enterprise networks, the private and public sector come together to address IoT vulnerabilities

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Do You Have the Right Stuff to Transition to Information Governance?

ARMA International

In the late 1950s, the United States invited its top test pilots to apply to become the nation’s first astronauts. As memorialized in the book The Right Stuff , test pilots then had to decide whether to transition into an uncertain-yet-vaguely-familiar new career or continue along their present path.

Gartner's Avivah Litan on the Rise of 'Fake Everything'

Data Breach Today

Fake news, fake accounts - even fake food. Gartner analyst Avivah Litan is concerned about the onslaught of "fake everything" and how it undermines the trust upon which enterprises are built. In this 2020 preview, Litan discusses emerging technologies to combat the fakes

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Top cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Security Affairs

The 2020 Cybersecurity Landscape – Below Pierluigi Paganini’s cybersecurity predictions for the next twelve months. Here we are again for the annual prediction of the events that I believe will impact the cybersecurity landscape in the next year.

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.

Ransomware Situation Goes From Bad to Worse

Dark Reading

New malware distribution techniques and functionality updates are sure to put more pressure on enterprise organizations in 2020

The Decade Big-Money Email Scams Took Over

WIRED Threat Level

In the last few years, the "Nigerian prince" scams have gotten a major upgrade. Security

Researchers: Chinese APT Espionage Campaign Bypasses 2FA

Data Breach Today

Fox-IT Suspects APT20 Group Was Involved An advanced persistent threat espionage campaign with suspected ties to the Chinese government quietly targeted businesses and governments in 10 countries for two years, bypassing two-factor authentication, according to a report by Fox-IT

CVE-2019-19781 Citrix flaw exposes 80,000 companies at risk

Security Affairs

Critical CVE-2019-19781 flaw in Citrix NetScaler ADC and Citrix NetScaler Gateway could be exploited to access company networks, 80,000 companies at risk worldwide.

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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.

SIM Swapping Attacks: What They Are & How to Stop Them

Dark Reading

Fraudsters with social engineering skills are hijacking cell phone SIM cards to access victims' bitcoin and social media accounts

The Worst Hacks of the Decade

WIRED Threat Level

It's been a rough 10 years in cybersecurity—and it's only getting worse. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

Will the U.S. Get a Federal Privacy Law?

Data Breach Today

Some Legislative Experts Don't Expect Progress Soon Democrats and the Republicans introduced a number of proposed bills in 2019 designed to create a federal privacy law. But will Congress be able to achieve a compromise in 2020

New Mozi P2P Botnet targets Netgear, D-Link, Huawei routers

Security Affairs

A new Mozi P2P botnet is actively targeting Netgear, D-Link, and Huawei routers by probing for weak Telnet passwords to compromise them.

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.

Chinese Hackers Bypassing Two-Factor Authentication

Schneier on Security

Interesting story of how a Chinese state-sponsored hacking group is bypassing the RSA SecurID two-factor authentication system. How they did it remains unclear; although, the Fox-IT team has their theory.

Data Breach Compromises Payment Card Info At Wawa Stores

Adam Levin

Convenience store and gas station chain Wawa informed customers of a data breach that compromised payment card information at most of its 842 locations. In an announcement released December 19, Wawa CEO Chris Gheysens.

Apple and Google Stop Distributing ToTok Messaging App

Data Breach Today

UAE Government Allegedly Built App to Spy on Citizens; Rival Offerings Banned Apple and Google have stopped distributing a popular messaging app marketed to English and Arabic speakers called ToTok. The New York Times has reported that U.S.

RuNet – Russia successfully concluded tests on its Internet infrastructure

Security Affairs

Russia successfully disconnected from the internet. Russia’s government announced that it has successfully concluded a series of tests for its RuNet intranet aimed at country disconnection from the Internet.

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.

ToTok Is an Emirati Spying Tool

Schneier on Security

The smartphone messaging app ToTok is actually an Emirati spying tool : But the service, ToTok, is actually a spying tool, according to American officials familiar with a classified intelligence assessment and a New York Times investigation into the app and its developers.

Santa and the Zero-Trust Model: A Christmas Story

Dark Reading

How would the world's most generous elf operate in a world of zero-trust security? A group of cybersecurity experts lets us know

US Cybercom Considers Bold Election Security Moves: Report

Data Breach Today

Measures Could Include 'Limited Cyber Operation' Against Russians The U.S. Cyber Command is weighing several cyber strategies to counter Russian influence and interference during the 2020 presidential election, The Washington Post reports.

A flaw in Twitter App for Android could have been exploited to take over the account

Security Affairs

A flaw in the Twitter app for Android could have been exploited by attackers to obtain sensitive information or take over an account.

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!

Record Retention is a Key Component of Your Privacy and Cyber Compliance Program

Data Protection Report

This blogpost summarises our recent webinar: “ An urgent message from Berlin: The importance of record retention in privacy and cybersecurity ”. Why should this be a high priority project? Increased regulation and enforcement action.

Citrix Urges Firms to Harden Configurations After Flaw Report

Dark Reading

A vulnerability in two of the company's appliances opens 80,000 networks up for exploitation


MyKings Cryptomining Botnet Leverages EternalBlue Flaw

Data Breach Today

Researchers Also Find Malicious Code Hiding in Taylor Swift Image The MyKings botnet, which has been spreading cryptominers and other malware, continues to grow in sophistication, using steganography to hide malicious updates, Sophos Labs reports.