Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

Digital Transformation: Lessons Learned from the World Cup

Micro Focus

Palantir Manual Shows How Law Enforcement Tracks Families

WIRED Threat Level

An Apple Watch bug, a hackable hair straightener, and more security news this week. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

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Data governance in the age of AI: Beyond the basics

Information Management Resources

Ensuring the quality of data becomes increasingly important so that organizations don’t wind up making bigger mistakes. Data governance Data management Data strategy

Security Flaw Exposed Valid Airline Boarding Passes

Data Breach Today

Amadeus Patches Check-In Software Used by Hundreds of Airlines A vulnerability in global airline check-in software used by 500 airlines could have been exploited to download other individuals' valid boarding passes, potentially giving them access to restricted airport spaces, warns security expert David Stubley.

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!

QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Firm iNSYNQ Hit in Ransomware Attack

Krebs on Security

Cloud hosting provider iNSYNQ says it is trying to recover from a ransomware attack that shut down its network and has left customers unable to access their accounting data for the past three days.

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GUEST ESSAY: 6 unexpected ways that a cyber attack can negatively impact your business

The Last Watchdog

Cyber crime can be extremely financially damaging to businesses. However, if you believe that money is the only thing that a cyber-attack costs your organization, you would be wrong. In fact, a recent academic analysis identified 57 specific individual negative factors that result from a cyber-attack against a business. Here are six ways, worth considering, that a attack can affect your organization.

Payment Fraud: Criminals Enroll Stolen Cards on Apple Pay

Data Breach Today

Fraud Fighters Also See Spikes in ATM Malware, Card Enrollment as a Service Fraudsters continue to get new tricks up their sleeves.


Party Like a Russian, Carder’s Edition

Krebs on Security

“It takes a certain kind of man with a certain reputation.

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

WIRED Threat Level

Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

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.

MITRE ATT&CK Framework Not Just for the Big Guys

Dark Reading

At Black Hat, analysts from MITRE and Splunk will detail how organizations of many different sizes are leveraging ATT&CK's common language


Phishing Scheme Targets Amex Cardholders

Data Breach Today

Researchers Say Campaign Uses Email Hyperlink Splits to Evade URL Filters Researchers have uncovered a new type of phishing campaign that is targeting American Express card users.

Is ‘REvil’ the New GandCrab Ransomware?

Krebs on Security

The cybercriminals behind the GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) offering recently announced they were closing up shop and retiring after having allegedly earned more than $2 billion in extortion payments from victims.

How To Clear Out Your Zombie Apps and Online Accounts

WIRED Threat Level

All those services you signed up for but forgot about? They're a security risk. Here's how to get rid of them. Security Security / Security Advice

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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.

8 Legit Tools and Utilities That Cybercriminals Commonly Misuse

Dark Reading

Threat actors are increasingly 'living off the land,' using publicly available management and administration tools to conceal malicious activity


Despite BlueKeep Warnings, Many Organizations Fail to Patch

Data Breach Today

Meet the World’s Biggest ‘Bulletproof’ Hoster

Krebs on Security

For at least the past decade, a computer crook variously known as “ Yalishanda ,” “ Downlow ” and “ Stas_vl ” has run one of the most popular “bulletproof” Web hosting services catering to a vast array of phishing sites, cybercrime forums and malware download servers.

Magecart group infected over 17,000 domains via unprotected AWS S3 Buckets

Security Affairs

The Magecart continues to target websites worldwide, it infected over 17,000 domains by targeting improperly secured Amazon S3 buckets. .

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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.

For Real Security, Don't Let Failure Be Your Measure of Success

Dark Reading

For too long, we've focused almost exclusively on keeping out the bad guys rather than what to do when they get in (and they will

Phishing Campaign Tied to Amazon Prime Day

Data Breach Today

Fraudsters Use Phishing Kit Called 16Shop, McAfee Reports In the run-up to Amazon Prime Day, some of the company's customers were being targeted by a phishing kit called 16Shop, according to McAfee researchers. The campaign is similar to an earlier attack that focused on Apple users

Palantir's Surveillance Service for Law Enforcement

Schneier on Security

Motherboard got its hands on Palantir's Gotham user's manual, which is used by the police to get information on people: The Palantir user guide shows that police can start with almost no information about a person of interest and instantly know extremely intimate details about their lives.

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U.S. Healthcare Industry Needs a Shot in the Arm When it Comes to Data Protection: 70% experienced a breach; Less than 38% are encrypting even as threats increase

Thales eSecurity

If the vast majority of the people in your office knew they would contract the flu today, it’s safe to say most chairs would remain empty. Anyone who actually came to work would avoid others, sanitize drawer handles, wash their hands, and/or wear a mask.

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.

Is Machine Learning the Future of Cloud-Native Security?

Dark Reading

The nature of containers and microservices makes them harder to protect. Machine learning might be the answer going forward

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Ransomware: As GandCrab Retires, Sodinokibi Rises

Data Breach Today

Ransom Payments to Crypto-Locking Malware Extortionists Are Surging With the GandCrab ransomware-as-service gang promising to retire - and free decryptors now aiding victims - rival Sodinokibi has already stepped into the void, security experts warn.

Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for stealing classified data

Security Affairs

The former NSA contractor who pled guilty to stealing over 50TB of data from the Agency, was sentenced to nine years in prison.

Constructing A Digital Transformation Strategy: Putting the Data in Digital Transformation


Having a clearly defined digital transformation strategy is an essential best practice for successful digital transformation. But what makes a viable digital transformation strategy?

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.

US Mayors Commit to Just Saying No to Ransomware

Dark Reading

The group of more than 1,400 top elected municipal officials takes the admirable, recommended stance against paying ransoms. However, can towns and cities secure their information technology infrastructure to withstand attacks

Patient Record Snooping Incident Leads to GDPR Fine

Data Breach Today

Hospital in The Netherlands Slapped With Fine; May Face Additional Penalties Authorities in the Netherlands recently levied a $516,000 fine under the General Data Protection Regulation against a hospital in the Hague in connection with a data breach involving "dozens" of staffers who snooped on the electronic medical records of a celebrity.

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Poland and Lithuania fear that data collected via FaceApp could be misused

Security Affairs

Poland and Lithuania are probing the potential privacy and security risks of using a Russian-made app FaceApp. Millions of people recently downloaded the FaceApp app and are taking part in the “ #FaceApp Challenge ” to show friends how they can look like when they will be old and grey.