CIA Finds It Failed to Secure Its Own Systems

Data Breach Today

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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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Turn on MFA Before Crooks Do It For You

Krebs on Security

But people who don’t take advantage of these added safeguards may find it far more difficult to regain access when their account gets hacked, because increasingly thieves will enable multi-factor options and tie the account to a device they control.

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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!

Addressing Shadow IT Issues During COVID-19 Crisis

Data Breach Today

Security Experts Offer Risk Mitigation Tips With the massive shift to telework as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, shadow IT is becoming a more critical security issue around the world.

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Cloud Security: Mess It Up and It's on You

Data Breach Today

It's also created a bevy of new security challenges. Jay Heiser of Gartner says if organizations don't get cloud security right, it's their own fault.

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Supply Chain Attacks: Hackers Hit IT Providers

Data Breach Today

Symantec Sees New Tortoiseshell Gang Hitting Targets in Middle East A hacker group called Tortoiseshell has been hitting targets in the Middle East since at least July 2018, apparently targeting IT service providers to gain access to many potential targets at once.

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Zyxel 0day Affects its Firewall Products, Too

Krebs on Security

On Monday, networking hardware maker Zyxel released security updates to plug a critical security hole in its network attached storage (NAS) devices that is being actively exploited by crooks who specialize in deploying ransomware. Now it appears Holden’s hunch was dead-on.

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Massive cyber attack forced Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) to shut down its IT infrastructure

Security Affairs

Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) shuts down a large portion of its central IT infrastructure between May 6 and May 7, 2020. “Due to considerable technical problems in the IT infrastructure, a large number of systems have not been available since around 8 a.m.

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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.

The EARN-IT Act

Schneier on Security

But far from mere recommendations, those "best practices" would be approved by Congress as legal requirements: if a platform failed to adhere to them, it would lose essential legal protections for free speech. Prepare for another attack on encryption in the U.S.

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Experts: Breach at IT Outsourcing Giant Wipro

Krebs on Security

Indian information technology (IT) outsourcing and consulting giant Wipro Ltd. [ NYSE:WIT ] is investigating reports that its own IT systems have been hacked and are being used to launch attacks against some of the company’s customers, multiple sources tell KrebsOnSecurity.

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Reducing Shadow IT Through Digital Transformation

Rocket Software

All businesses today have a hybrid IT environment. Other IT spending includes mobile, desktop and end-user devices. In many cases, those budgets might be by server domain, so the mainframe budget is separate and independent of the rest of their IT infrastructure.

Juniper Networks addressed many issues in its products

Security Affairs

Juniper Networks addressed several vulnerabilities in its firewalls, most of them can be exploited by attackers for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. The company published a list of security advisories to inform its customers of the vulnerabilities in its products.

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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.

Social engineering: what it is and how to avoid it

IT Governance

Cyber criminals have many tricks up their sleeves when it comes to compromising sensitive data. It’s generally used in an information security context to refer to the tactics crooks use to trick people into handing over sensitive information or exposing their devices to malware.

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The Silent Stars of Pandemic IT

Rocket Software

Maintaining a functioning IT environment during a pandemic is no small task. Doing it remotely—while working from home with myriad distractions, dogs, kids and some challenging toilet paper procurement issues—is heroic. Is it’s time up? When will it be replaced?

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Report: CIA Failed to Secure Its Own Systems

Data Breach Today

Senator Wyden Releases 2017 Report That Blames Lack of Security for Leaks An internal CIA report released Tuesday found that the agency's failure to secure its own systems led to the massive 2017 data breach that enabled classified information, including details on 35 CIA hacking tools, to be leaked to WikiLeaks.

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IT Priorities During the Pandemic

Rocket Software

Due to other projects slowing down, it also makes this a great time to take care of some of the tasks that have been previously put off due to workload. It pays off in the long run! . Now is the perfect time to consider the IT projects that you’ve been putting off completing.

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The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

Take a look around you at any given moment, and somebody is likely surfing the web on their phone. In 2020, society has fully immersed itself in the web and all it has to offer - and no one more so than those of Generation Z. With “Gen Zers” beginning to enter the workforce at entry-level positions, it’s crucial to understand that this generation operates differently from the last. With this caveat in mind, read on to learn how to adapt your recruiting strategy to appeal to this pool of potential employees.

Samsung fixes a zero-click issue affecting its phones

Security Affairs

The Skia library directly processes every image sent to an Android device, it is a remotely accessible interactionless attack surface on Android devices. The post Samsung fixes a zero-click issue affecting its phones appeared first on Security Affairs.

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Fxmsp Probe: Feds Say Group-IB Report Forced Its Hand

Data Breach Today

Hacking Suspect Named in Sealed Indictment Was Independently Outed by Researchers Did a private cybersecurity firm's report into the "Fxmsp" hacking operation that deduced the identity of the group's alleged leader disrupt a U.S. law enforcement investigation

Ransomware at IT Services Provider Synoptek

Krebs on Security

Synoptek , a California business that provides cloud hosting and IT management services to more than a thousand customer nationwide, suffered a ransomware attack this week that has disrupted operations for many of its clients, according to sources.

ISS reveals malware attack impacted parts of the IT environment

Security Affairs

ISS , the multinational Denmark-based facility services company, was hit with a malware that shuts down shared IT services worldwide. The post ISS reveals malware attack impacted parts of the IT environment appeared first on Security Affairs.

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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.

City of Knoxville shuts down IT network after ransomware attack

Security Affairs

A ransomware attack that targeted the offices of the City of Knoxville, Tennessee, forced to shut down its entire computer network. The city of Knoxville, Tennessee, has shut down its computer network following a ransomware attack. It’s not good.

Microsoft investigates claims that its GitHub account has been hacked

Security Affairs

Microsoft confirmed that it is investigating claims that its GitHub account has been hacked after some of its files were leaked online. Microsoft launched an investigation into the claims that its GitHub account has been hacked.

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It's Official: FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion

Data Breach Today

Mark Zuckerberg Must Ensure Compliance With Commission's Order The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission officially announced a privacy settlement with Facebook that includes a record-setting $5 billion fine.

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2020 Security Agenda: Who Owns it?

Data Breach Today

ForeScout's Ellen Sundra on Security Priorities and Challenges It's relatively easy to list an enterprise's cybersecurity priorities for 2020. But who owns them? What are the hurdles to completing these projects? These can be tougher questions to answer, says Ellen Sundra of ForeScout

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

FEMA IT Specialist Charged in ID Theft, Tax Refund Fraud Conspiracy

Krebs on Security

In some cases, it appears these DearthStar identities were actively involved in not just selling PII and tax refund fraud, but also stealing directly from corporate payrolls.

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It's Great to Go Straight

Data Breach Today

Ex-Cybercriminal Brett Johnson Discusses Life as a Keynote Speaker It's good to be legal, according to Brett Johnson, formerly America's most wanted cybercriminal, as he reflects on a year of his experiences speaking at ISMG Summits

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Former IT Administrator Sentenced in Insider Threat Case

Data Breach Today

Taylor Caused $800,000 in Damages to His Former Company A former IT administrator for an Atlanta-based building products distribution company has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after he sabotaged the firm by changing router passwords and damaging a critical command server.

Did GandCrab Gang Fake Its Ransomware Retirement?

Data Breach Today

Evidence Mounts That Sodinokibi Ransomware Is GandCrab Gang's 'Retirement' Plan Did the gang behind GandCrab fake its retirement?

Catch Them If You Can: The Passive Candidates Edition

With the right tools and mindset, it’s possible to track down this candidate (and many others like them!). How? Simple: By thinking like one. To get started on your search, we’ve gathered clues you’ll need to get in the mind of your passive prospects.

Canonical Investigating Hack of Its GitHub Page

Data Breach Today

a British company that offers commercial support and services for the popular Ubuntu Linux open source operating system, is investigating a hack of its GitHub page over the weekend. Company Says Ubuntu Linux Source Code Remains Safe Canonical Ltd.,

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It’s Way Too Easy to Get a.gov Domain Name

Krebs on Security

But a recent experience suggests this trust may be severely misplaced, and that it is relatively straightforward for anyone to obtain their very own.gov domain. Then you either mail or fax it in. “I never said it was legal, just that it was easy,” the source said.

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The Ultimate Guide to IT Certifications

ITPro.TV

A complete guide to IT certifications The tech industry is rapidly expanding, and the demand for IT skills in the workforce is growing. A career in IT can be rewarding and has longevity.

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Changing Priorities: IT During a Crisis

Rocket Software

It’s hard to imagine a more unexpected and abrupt disruption to global society than we have now. For IT, it means critical systems remain critical—possibly more so—while teams are separated, loads rise or fall, and people struggle with balancing personal and health concerns. .

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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!