Sat.Jun 20, 2020 - Fri.Jun 26, 2020

Good Cyber Hygiene in a Post-Pandemic World Starts with Us

Dark Reading

Three ways that security teams can improve processes and collaboration, all while creating the common ground needed to sustain them

Average Cost of a Data Breach: $116M

Dark Reading

Sensitivity of customer information and time-to-detection determine financial blowback of cybersecurity breaches

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5 Steps for Implementing Multicloud Identity

Dark Reading

Why embracing, not fighting, decentralization will pave the way to smoother cloud migrations

Cloud 92

‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Files from Hundreds of Police Departments

Krebs on Security

Hundreds of thousands of potentially sensitive files from police departments across the United States were leaked online last week.

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!

US Now Accuses Assange of Conspiring With Hacking Groups

Data Breach Today

Superseding Indictment Expands Scope of Case, But Doesn't Add Charges The U.S Department of Justice unsealed a superseding indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that expands the scope of the government's case against him.

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Anonymous Stole and Leaked a Megatrove of Police Documents

WIRED Threat Level

The so-called BlueLeaks collection includes internal memos, financial records, and more from over 200 state, local, and federal agencies. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

New Charges, Sentencing in Satori IoT Botnet Conspiracy

Krebs on Security

The U.S. Justice Department today criminally charged a Canadian and a Northern Ireland man for allegedly conspiring to build botnets that enslaved hundreds of thousands of routers and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices for use in large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

IoT 189

Payment Card Skimmer Attacks Hit 8 Cities

Data Breach Today

Trend Micro: 5 of the Cities Had Previously Been Victims of Magecart-Style Attacks Eight U.S.

Sales 230

SHARED INTEL: How ransomware evolved from consumer trickery to deep enterprise hacks

The Last Watchdog

Ransomware is undoubtedly one of the most unnerving phenomena in the cyber threat landscape. Numerous strains of this destructive code have been the front-page news in global computer security chronicles for almost a decade now, with jaw-dropping ups and dramatic downs accompanying its progress.

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.

5 New InfoSec Job Training Trends: What We're Studying During COVID-19

Dark Reading

With the pandemic uprooting networks and upending careers, which security skills are hot -- and which are not

Developer of DDoS Mirai based botnets sentenced to prison

Pierluigi Paganini

A man accused to have developed distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets based on the Mirai botnet was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison.

IoT 102

Nephilim Ransomware Gang Tied to Citrix Gateway Hacks

Data Breach Today

COVID-19 Risks of Flying

Schneier on Security

I fly a lot. Over the past five years, my average speed has been 32 miles an hour. That all changed mid-March. It's been 105 days since I've been on an airplane -- longer than any other time in my adult life -- and I have no future flights scheduled.

Risk 102

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.

Cybercrime Infrastructure Never Really Dies

Dark Reading

Despite the takedown of the "CyberBunker" threat operators in 2019, command-and-control traffic continues to report back to the defunct network address space


Moroccan journalist targeted with network injection attacks using NSO Group ‘s spyware

Security Affairs

Researchers at Amnesty International collected evidence that a Moroccan journalist was targeted with network injection attacks using NSO Group ‘s spyware.

Access 107

Separate Phishing Attacks Target Wells Fargo, BofA Customers

Data Breach Today

Researchers: Fraudsters Using Various Methods to Steal Credentials Researchers at two security firms are tracking separate phishing campaigns that are targeting customers of Wells Fargo and Bank of America, according to reports.

An Embattled Group of Leakers Picks Up the WikiLeaks Mantle

WIRED Threat Level

After releasing over a million hacked law enforcement files, DDoSecrets got banned from Twitter. But it has no plans to slow down. Security Security / Security News

IT 98

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.

I think, therefore I modernize: introducing Enterprise Suite 6.0

Micro Focus

I need to change – IT needs to change Rapid and large-scale IT change is a very costly exercise. Worse still, it is fraught with risk, the IT world beset with uncomfortable stories of failed transformational programs. CIOs can ill-afford such risk.

Risk 101

New Zealand freezes assets of Russian cyber criminal Alexander Vinnik

Security Affairs

New Zealand police had frozen NZ$140 million (US$90 million) in assets linked to a Russian cyber criminal. New Zealand police announced that they had frozen NZ$140 million (US$90 million) in assets linked to the Russian nation Alexander Vinnik.

Breach Notification Delay: A Step-by-Step Timeline

Data Breach Today

Senior Care Facility Operator Describes Investigation Why are some breach notifications delayed for months? This week, a company that operates senior care facilities in North Carolina and South Carolina issued a statement offering a step-by-step explanation


Reopened pubs and cafes to collect customers’ personal details

IT Governance

England’s coronavirus lockdown will all but end on 4 July, with the government allowing pubs, restaurants, cinemas, museums and hotels to reopen. The decision comes after steady progress in mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and the partial reopening of other sectors over the previous six weeks.

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.

Sneaky Mac Malware Is Posing as Flash Downloads

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: OnlyFans pirates, a nasty Netgear bug, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Akamai mitigated the largest ever PPS DDoS attack

Security Affairs

Akamai announced to have mitigated a record distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that hit a European bank. Akamai revealed that a bank in Europe was hit by a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that peaked a record 809 million packets per second (PPS).

Cloud 101

Attackers Target Vulnerable Exchange Servers

Data Breach Today

Microsoft Urges Patching, Other Mitigation Steps Microsoft is warning its customers that attackers are increasingly targeting unpatched Exchange servers, with a significant uptick in activity since April

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The Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity

Schneier on Security

Interesting research: " Identifying Unintended Harms of Cybersecurity Countermeasures ": Abstract: Well-meaning cybersecurity risk owners will deploy countermeasures (technologies or procedures) to manage risks to their services or systems.

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.

Lucifer Malware Aims to Become Broad Platform for Attacks

Dark Reading

The recent spread of the distributed denial-of-service tool attempts to exploit a dozen web-framework flaws, uses credential stuffing, and is intended to work against a variety of operating systems


Frost & Sullivan databases available for sale on a hacker forum

Security Affairs

business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan suffered a data breach, a threat actor is offering for sale its databases on a hacker forum. firm Frost & Sullivan suffered a data breach, data from an unsecured backup that were exposed on the Internet was sold by a threat actor on a hacker forum.

Sales 102

Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: Are We Seeing a Surge?

Data Breach Today

New Risks Could Emerge as More Practices Reopen Four recent cybersecurity incidents that may have involved ransomware demonstrate the ongoing threats facing the sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also serve as a warning that extra watchfulness is needed as physicians reopen their clinics