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Experts Explain How to Bypass Recent Improvement of China’s Great Firewall

Security Affairs

Experts from Great Firewall Report analyzed recent upgrades to China’s Great Firewall and revealed that it can be circumvented. It was created in 2012 by a Chinese programmer named “ clowwindy “, and multiple implementations of the protocol have been made available since.

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5 Cloud Trends That Will Reshape IT in 2021

DXC

We rang in 2020 with all the expectations that cloud computing would continue its progression as a massive catalyst for digital transformation throughout the enterprise. The post 5 cloud trends that will reshape IT in 2021 appeared first on DXC Blogs.

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Biden Signs Law to Safeguard IT Against Quantum Computing

Data Breach Today

President Joe Biden signed into law the Quantum Computing Cybersecurity Preparedness Act, designed "to encourage the migration of federal government IT systems to quantum-resistant cryptography" by ensuring they prepare strategies now for implementing forthcoming cryptography standards

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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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Ukrainian IT Official: Russian Cyberattacks Have Continued

Data Breach Today

NATO Pledges More Cyber Support to Ukraine; Biden Writes to US Governors IT officials from Ukraine continue to call out alleged Russian cyberattacks.

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Medibank Defends its Security Practices as its Ransomware Woes Worsen

IT Governance

Medibank faced angry questioning during its annual general meeting yesterday as shareholders sought explanations for the organisation’s response to last month’s cyber attack. From the moment that the data breach came to light, Medibank had an uphill battle to restore its reputation.

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Disneyland Malware Team: It’s a Puny World After All

Krebs on Security

The Disneyland Team uses common misspellings for top bank brands in its domains. Holden says the Disneyland Team is Russian-speaking — if not also based in Russia — but it is not a phishing gang per se.

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United Nations Says Intruders Breached Its Systems

Data Breach Today

Threat Actors Offered Credentials for UN's ERP Software; NATO Hit as Well The United Nations says on Thursday that its networks were accessed by intruders earlier this year, which lead to follow-on intrusions.

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The Wages of Password Re-Use: Your Money or Your Life

Krebs on Security

When cybercriminals develop the same habit, it can eventually cost them their freedom. The long-running Breadcrumbs series here tracks how cybercriminals get caught, and it’s mostly through odd connections between their online and offline selves scattered across the Internet.

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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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Ukraine's 'IT Army' Call-Up: Don't Try This at Home

Data Breach Today

Despite Russian Aggression, Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks Remain Illegal With Ukraine having called on the world to join its "IT Army" and help it hack Russia and ally Belarus, what could possibly go wrong?

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United Nations Says Attackers Breached Its Systems

Data Breach Today

Brokers With Ransomware Ties Advertised Access to UN ERP and Also NATO Systems The United Nations says its networks were accessed by attackers earlier this year, leading to follow-on intrusions.

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Feds Allege Former IT Consultant Hacked Healthcare Company

Data Breach Today

Experts: Case Spotlights Critical, But Often Overlooked, Insider Threats, Risks A former IT consultant has been charged with allegedly hacking into a computer server of a healthcare company client that had months earlier denied him employment with the organization.

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It's Official: CCPA Enforcement Begins

Data Breach Today

Move Comes Despite Lack of Final Version of Sweeping Data Protection Law Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act officially began Wednesday despite the lack of a final, codified version of the regulation. Experts weigh in on compliance steps organizations should take

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Discover the 10 Rules for Managing PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is one of the most successful open source projects in existence. But each year it becomes harder and harder to get familiarized with the PostgreSQL ecosystem and its new features. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your PostgreSQL installation.

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Cyber Events Disrupt Polish, Slovakian Parliament IT Systems

Data Breach Today

Poland Senate Alleges Russian Connection to DDoS Attack Parliament IT systems in two East European capitals were disrupted Thursday. The Poland Senate said a distributed denial-of-service attack partially originated from inside Russia.

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CIA Finds It Failed to Secure Its Own Systems

Data Breach Today

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Canada Charges Its “Most Prolific Cybercriminal”

Krebs on Security

indictment of Philbert (PDF) is unusually sparse, but it does charge him with conspiracy, suggesting the defendant was part of a group.

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Partnership Health Plan of California IT Systems Still Down

Data Breach Today

Nonprofit Managed Care Provider Allegedly Hit by Hive Ransomware An apparent ransomware attack and alleged data theft by the Hive cybercriminal group has left Partnership HealthPlan of California struggling to recover its IT services for more than a week.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn ten rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

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IT Modernization Grants Will Prioritize Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

Federal Agencies to Get $1 Billion in Funding The Biden administration will prioritize cybersecurity in its $1 billion IT modernization grant program for federal agencies, which will be overseen by the General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget

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What is Cyber Extortion and How Can It Be Prevented?

IT Governance

Organisations that suffer security incidents are sometimes said to be victims of “cyber extortion”, but it’s often unclear what exactly that phrase means. It can be used whenever criminal hackers force victims to do something after compromising their systems.

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IT Army of Ukraine Targets Russian Banks

Data Breach Today

Hacktivists Claim Central Bank of Russia and Alfa Bank as Victims Hacktivists fighting a proxy online battle against Russia after its invasion of Ukraine claim to have dumped online a trove of files from the Central Bank of Russia.

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How Your Organization Can Enhance Its Cybersecurity Posture

Data Breach Today

5 Questions Your Organization Needs to Answer to Better Detect and Defend Against Attacks There are many elements businesses can act on to enhance their cybersecurity strategy. Start by asking yourself these five questions to understand where your business stands and how you can improve

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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!

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Chat Cybersecurity: AI Promises a Lot, But Can It Deliver?

Dark Reading

Machine learning offers great opportunities, but it still can't replace human experts

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IT and OT: A Tale of Two Technologies Under Fire

Data Breach Today

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Uber Says Lapsus$ Hacker Breached Its Internal Systems

Data Breach Today

Lapsus$ Previously Breached Okta, Microsoft, Nvidia, Samsung and Ubisoft Uber is fingering adolescent extortion hacking group Lapsus$ for the disruption to its internal systems.

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How the FTC Is Sharpening Its Health Data Privacy Focus

Data Breach Today

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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.

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US Treasury Sanctions Tornado Cash, Freezes Its Assets

Data Breach Today

Penalties for Anyone in US Jurisdiction Who Uses the Cryptocurrency Mixer The federal government today sanctioned Tornado Cash.

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Reports: NHS Dealing With IT Outages Due to Cyber Incident

Data Breach Today

s National Health Service is experiencing IT outages resulting from a cyberattack on a third-party vendor. A Third-Party Vendor to the UK's Health System Is Apparently at Center of Issues The U.K.'s

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Conti Claims It Has 'Insiders' in Costa Rican Government

Data Breach Today

Ransomware Group Continues to Demand Ransom Payment From Besieged Government Ransomware group Conti, which has been holding to ransom crypto-locked Costa Rican government systems since April, has claimed on its leak site Conti News that it has "insiders" in the country's government, and that they are working toward the compromise of "other systems

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XDR: What It Is, What It Isn't

Dark Reading

The three must-haves in eXtended Detection and Response are: making data accessible, facilitating real-time threat detection, and providing remediation strategies

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

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Economic Uncertainty Isn't Stopping Cybercrime Recruitment — It's Fueling It

Dark Reading

Confused economies and rising unemployment rates foster a rich opportunity for cybercrime recruitment

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Whitelisting vs. Blacklisting: Which is Better?

eSecurity Planet

From phishing scams to ransomware and botnets, it’s hard to keep up with the latest methods that cybercriminals use. It’s not just about stopping unwanted intruders from getting into a system, however. Cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated all the time.

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Russia Says It's Seen 'Unprecedented' Level of Cyberattacks

Data Breach Today

Also: Anonymous Continues Its Cyberwar Against the Russian Government As the Ukrainian military resists Russian advances toward its major population centers, its IT security teams are contending with record cyber incidents - although the same is true of their eastern neighbors, with Russia reporting "unprecedented" cyberattacks on its networks.

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Microsoft Denounces Advanced Spyware in Bid to Defuse It

Data Breach Today

Threat Actor Uses Zero-Days to Deliver 'Subzero' Malware Microsoft is revealing details of an advanced spyware campaign in a bid to neutralize its effectiveness. It fingers Austrian firm DSIRF as responsible for coding malware known as "Subzero," which Microsoft researchers dub "Knotweed."

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Understanding Cadence Workflow for Developers and Architects

Explore the basics of Cadence and understand the benefits it can provide to your organization. This whitepaper will dive into a brief history of Cadence, how workflows can be put into practice, and how you can apply Cadence to your data infrastructure.