2022

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FBI’s Vetted Info Sharing Network ‘InfraGard’ Hacked

Krebs on Security

InfraGard , a program run by the U.S.

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Irish Healthcare Ransomware Hack Cost Over 80 Million Euros

Data Breach Today

Victims Still Learning Their Personal Data Was Illegally Accessed, Copied in 2021 A ransomware attack on the Irish healthcare system in 2021 has cost the government 80 million euros in damages and counting.

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MY TAKE: Businesses gravitate to ‘passwordless’ authentication — widespread consumer use up next

The Last Watchdog

Google, Microsoft and Apple are bitter arch-rivals who don’t often see eye-to-eye. Related: Microsoft advocates regulation of facial recognition tools. Yet, the tech titans recently agreed to adopt a common set of standards supporting passwordless access to websites and apps.

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Three things you need to know to get started in cybersecurity

ITPro.TV

Do you want to get started in a career in cybersecurity but aren’t sure what your first steps should be? There is a huge demand for people like you to build great careers in this growing sector. According to CyberSeek, there are more than 700,000 jobs needed in the cybersecurity field.

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Subsurface: The Ultimate Data Lakehouse Conference

Speaker: Panel Speakers

We’ve just opened registration for Subsurface LIVE 2023! Learn how to innovate with open source technologies such as Apache Arrow, Delta Lake, and more. Register now to secure your spot at Subsurface LIVE being held March 1-2, 2023.

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Weak password report reveals password reuse problem

Pwnie Express

Weak password report reveals password reuse problem. 14.Mar.2022. Florian Barre. Mon, 03/14/2022 - 10:54. Specops, and Outpost24 company. Password security. Teaser. Bruteforce and stolen credentials are prime reasons for a data breach.

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Getting Started with Vulnerability Scanning

ForAllSecure

When it comes to vulnerability scanning, there are different types of scans that can be performed, and each has its benefits and drawbacks. Vulnerability scanning is an important part of security as it can help organizations identify and fix vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by attackers. Vulnerability scanning can also help organizations comply with regulatory requirements for security.

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The Impact of Data Protection Laws on Your Records Retention Schedule

ARMA International

It is essential that your organization’s records retention schedule is compliant with the data protection requirements in the jurisdictions where your organization operates.

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Document Management vs. Records Management: Which One Do You Need?

Docuware

So, you’re ready to digitize your business records to maintain compliance with government and industry regulations. Should you be looking for a document management system or software that is exclusively for records management?

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New Data Privacy Considerations Heighten the Need for Attention to Records Management and Information Governance Practices

eDiscovery Law

Information governance and records management are important considerations for all organizations. New data and documents are generated at ever-increasing rates through the normal (and “new normal”) course of business, and these data and documents must be maintained for different periods of time to satisfy their business and legal compliance purposes. With regard to legally-mandated retention […]. Trends & Emerging Issues Data Privacy Policy on Routine Records Management and Retention

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Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

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Mango Markets Set to Pay $47M Bug Bounty to Hacker

Data Breach Today

96% of Voting Tokens favor Deal; Mango Markets Will Not Pursue Criminal Charges Decentralized finance exchange Mango Markets is set to pay $47 million as bug bounty to the hacker who stole $117 million in digital assets on Wednesday.

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You Can Now Ask Google to Remove Your Phone Number, Email or Address from Search Results

Krebs on Security

Google said this week it is expanding the types of data people can ask to have removed from search results, to include personal contact information like your phone number, email address or physical address.

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H0lyGh0st Ransomware Linked to North Korean Hackers

Data Breach Today

Small and Mid-Size Businesses Targeted Globally But So Far Extortion Attempts Have Failed Microsoft security researches say they're tracking a hacking group originating from North Korea that may be a side project of an established threat actor.

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Microsoft Says Phishing Campaign Skirted MFA to Access Email

Data Breach Today

Attackers Targeted More Than 10,000 Organizations Since Last September Attackers used a phishing campaign to direct unwitting Microsoft business email customers into supplying logon credentials to a proxy server. Attackers stole online session cookies, allowing them to defeat MFA and access inboxes.

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TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

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FBI: Russian Forums Sell Higher Education Credentials

Data Breach Today

Agency Spotted Compromised Credentials On Various Dark Web Forums The FBI is warning the U.S. higher education sector about compromised sensitive credentials and network access information advertised for sale across various public and Dark Web forums.

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Microsoft Patches 'DogWalk' Zero-Day in August Patch Tuesday

Data Breach Today

Monthly Dump Includes Patches for 141 Flaws, Including 17 'Critical' Fixes More than two years after being notified of it, Microsoft issued a fix for a Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool vulnerability known as DogWalk.

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Hack on a Services Firm's Vendor Affects 271,000 Patients

Data Breach Today

Breach Is Latest in Long List of Complex Vendor Incidents An Oklahoma-based provider of administrative and technology services to healthcare organizations is notifying more than 271,000 individuals that their personal information may have been compromised in a hacking incident involving a third-party data storage vendor.

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Healthcare: Essential Defenses for Combating Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Move Infrastructure to the Cloud and Hone Incident Response Plans, Experts Say To avoid having to even consider paying a ransom, experts have long urged all organizations to put in place appropriate defenses.

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12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

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Ukraine and Romania Suffer Large Scale DDoS Attacks

Data Breach Today

Killnet Claims Responsibility for Targeting Romanian Authorities The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine, along with the National Bank of Ukraine, are warning of massive DDoS attacks against pro-Ukrainian targets.

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A $150 Million Plan to Secure Open-Source Software

Data Breach Today

Areas of Proposed Investments Include SBOMs, Software Supply Chains The Linux Foundation and the Open Source Security Foundation have put forth a nearly $150 million investment plan, spread across two years, to strengthen open-source security in the U.S.

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Reports: Russian IPs Scanning US Energy Firms, Others

Data Breach Today

Bulletin Reportedly Issued Just Days Before Biden Warned of Cyber Activity Just days before U.S. President Joe Biden warned that intelligence is pointing toward potential Russian cyberattacks against the U.S.,

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Ransomware: 'Amateur' Tactics Lead Fewer Victims to Pay

Data Breach Today

Criminals Shooting Themselves in the Foot With Faulty Decryptors, Re-Extortion Many ransomware-wielding attackers - including big-name groups - have been collectively shooting themselves in the foot by resorting to "amateur" tactics, including decryptors that fail to decrypt as well as gangs re-extorting the same victims.

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Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

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IRS Will Soon Require Selfies for Online Access

Krebs on Security

If you created an online account to manage your tax records with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), those login credentials will cease to work later this year.

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No Pressure: Water Utility Drips Alert 4 Months After Breach

Data Breach Today

Some Customers at Risk of Identity Theft, South Staffordshire Water Belatedly Warns Is a four-month delay between learning your systems were breached and notifying affected customers acceptable?

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CloudSEK Pins Blame for Hack on Other Cybersecurity Firm

Data Breach Today

Indian Firm Accuses 'Notorious Cyber Security Company' in Ongoing Incident Indian cybersecurity firm CloudSEK says another cybersecurity firm used a compromised collaboration platform credential to obtain access to its training webpages.

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Harassment Site Kiwi Farms Breached

Data Breach Today

Assume Password, Email and IPs Leaked as an Attempt to Export User Database Made One of the internet's worst websites is down following a weekend hack that may have exposed the email, password and IP address of Kiwi Farms yses.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Why Are Ransomware Attacks Intensifying?

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes why the number of ransomware attacks and the amounts being paid in ransoms are both on the rise. It also discusses today's cyberthreat landscape and whether organizations should rely on user training to improve security

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Police in Europe Arrest 31 for Hacking and Stealing Autos

Data Breach Today

Keyless Auto Theft Mounting Threat for Car Owners A European ring of auto thieves used software branded as a diagnostic tool to make fobless thefts of cars made by two French manufacturers.

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Vendor Ransomware Breach Affects 942,000 Patients

Data Breach Today

Incident Is Among Latest Fallout From Attacks on Healthcare Sector Entities A New York-based practice management vendor has notified 28 healthcare entity clients and more than 942,000 of their patients that sensitive information was compromised in a ransomware attack in April.