Sat.Aug 31, 2019 - Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Feds, Tech Giants Meet to Coordinate 2020 Election Security

Data Breach Today

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter Discuss Information Sharing, Coordination Representatives from the U.S.

If You Have to Ask How Much a Data Breach Costs, You Can’t Afford One

Adam Levin

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Intelligent Resilience

Perficient Data & Analytics

The Resilience of your Intelligence. Regardless of what department or area you work in it is critical that your company is set up to handle storms and disasters that may come.

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Gamification Can Transform Company Cybersecurity Culture

Threatpost

Implementing game mechanics and competition into the mix can incentivize employees to improve their cybersecurity posture.

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!

A Ransomware Tale: Mayor Describes City's Decisions

Data Breach Today

Mayor of New Bedford, Mass., Offers Details at a Press Conference The mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts, took the unusual step this week of holding a press conference to describe a recent ransomware attack and explain why the city decided not to pay the $5.3 million ransom that was demanded

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SHARED INTEL: Mobile apps are riddled with security flaws, many of which go unremediated

The Last Watchdog

The convergence of DevOps and SecOps is steadily gaining traction in the global marketplace. Some fresh evidence of this encouraging trend comes to us by way of shared intelligence from WhiteHat Security. Related: The tie between DevOps and SecOps.

5G Roadmap: Preparing Your Enterprise Architecture

erwin

Why planning your 5G roadmap requires significant input from enterprise architects. 5G is coming and bringing with it the promise to transform any industry. And while the focus has been on the benefits to consumers, the effects on the enterprise are far- reaching.

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Hey Jack, How Was Your Account Hacked?

Data Breach Today

Erratic Storm of Tweets Trace to Serial Takeover Artists 'Chuckling Squad' Following racist and anti-Semitic tweets being posted for a short time to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's hijacked account - despite his use of two-factor authentication - Twitter blamed the security lapse on an unnamed mobile provider.

Feds Allege Adconion Employees Hijacked IP Addresses for Spamming

Krebs on Security

Federal prosecutors in California have filed criminal charges against four employees of Adconion Direct , an email advertising firm, alleging they unlawfully hijacked vast swaths of Internet addresses and used them in large-scale spam campaigns.

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.

MY TAKE: How advanced automation of threat intel sharing has quickened incident response

The Last Watchdog

Threat intelligence sharing is such a simple concept that holds so much promise for stopping threat actors in their tracks. So why hasn’t it made more of an impact stopping network breaches?

Hundreds of millions of Facebook users’ phone numbers exposed online

Security Affairs

New problems to Facebook , phone numbers associated with more than 400 million accounts of the social network giant were exposed online.

Facebook: 419 Million Scraped User Phone Numbers Exposed

Data Breach Today

Social Network Says Problem Fixed, But Techcrunch Reports Many Still Accurate Facebook has confirmed that unprotected databases containing more than 419 million users' phone numbers contained data scraped from the social network.

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‘Satori’ IoT Botnet Operator Pleads Guilty

Krebs on Security

A 21-year-old man from Vancouver, Wash.

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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.

The Doghouse: Crown Sterling

Schneier on Security

A decade ago, the Doghouse was a regular feature in both my email newsletter Crypto-Gram and my blog. In it, I would call out particularly egregious -- and amusing -- examples of cryptographic " snake oil.".

Phishing Campaign Uses SharePoint to Slip Past Defenses

Dark Reading

Cybercriminals targeting financial institutions in the UK bypassed Symantec email gateway and other perimeter technologies

Foxit Software Breach Exposes Account Data

Data Breach Today

PDF and Document Developer's Breach Notification is Light on Details Foxit Software, the developer of popular PDF and document software, says user accounts were compromised in a breach.

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Voice Deepfake Scams CEO out of $243,000

Adam Levin

The CEO of a UK-based energy firm lost the equivalent of $243,000 after falling for a phone scam that implemented artificial intelligence, specifically a deepfake voice.

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.

XMR crypto miner switches from arm IoT devices to X86/I686 Intel servers

Security Affairs

Akamai researcher Larry Cashdollar reported that a cryptocurrency miner that previously hit only Arm-powered IoT devices it now targeting Intel systems.

Attackers Hit Ceiling in Ransomware Demands

Dark Reading

New Bedford, Massachusetts' refusal to pay a $5.3 million ransom highlights how victim towns and cities may be hitting the limit to what they're willing to spend to speed recovery

Report: S. Korean Company's Database Leaking Business Data

Data Breach Today

Industrial Supplier DK-Lok's Unsecured Database Accesible Via Internet, Researchers Say Independent security researchers have found yet another unsecured database accessible via the internet. This time, the exposed data belongs to South Korean manufacturing company DK-Lok

Black Hat/DefCon 2019: Where is Quantum?

Thales eSecurity

The weeklong “hacker summer camp” of the combined Black Hat and DefCon drew over 22,000 attendees to Las Vegas last month.

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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.

Android Zero-Day exploits are the most expensive in the new Zerodium price list

Security Affairs

Zero-day broker Zerodium has updated the price list for both Android and iOS exploits, with Android ones having surpassed the iOS ones for the first time.

8 Ways To Spot an Insider Threat

Dark Reading

The good news is most insider threats derive from negligence, not malicious intent. The bad news is the frequency of negligence is already ahead of where it was in 2018

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Huawei Accuses US Government of Hack Attacks

Data Breach Today

White House 'Using Every Tool At Its Disposal' to Disrupt Business, Firm Claims The battle between Huawei Technologies and the White House continues to intensify, with the Chinese manufacturing giant accusing the U.S.

Massive iPhone Hack Targets Uyghurs

Schneier on Security

China is being blamed for a massive surveillance operation that targeted Uyghur Muslims. This story broke in waves, the first wave being about the iPhone.

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.

Crooks stole €1.5 million from German bank OLB cloning EMV cards

Security Affairs

Criminals have stolen more than €1.5 million from the German bank OLB by cloning customer debit cards and using them to cash out user funds across Brazil. ZDnet first reported that last week cyber criminals have stolen more than €1.5

Rising Fines Will Push Breach Costs Much Higher

Dark Reading

The cost of breaches will rise by two-thirds over the next five years, exceeding an estimated $5 trillion in 2024, primarily driven by higher fines as more jurisdictions punish companies for lax security

Alleged Capital One Hacker Pleads Not Guilty

Data Breach Today

Paige Thompson's Trial Date Tentatively Set for November Paige A. Thompson, who prosecutors allege hacked into Capital One's network to access millions of credit card applications, has pleaded not guilty to federal computer crime charges. Her tentative trial date is Nov.

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