European Commission has chosen the Signal app to secure its communications

Security Affairs

The popular cross-platform encrypted messaging service Signal has been chosen by the European Commission for its communications. The European Commission has decided to adopt for its staff the popular cross-platform encrypted messaging service Signal for its communications.

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

Data Breach Today

Jay Heiser of Gartner Says the Cloud Demands New Security Processes, Tools The transition to cloud-based software and infrastructure has revolutionized development and services. It's also created a bevy of new security challenges.

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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. ISS services include cleaning services, support services, property services, catering services, security services and facility management services.

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Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Secure Messaging to the Masses

WIRED Threat Level

The encryption app is putting a $50 million infusion from WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton to good use, building out features to help it go mainstream. Security Security / Security News

RIP, 'IT Security'

Dark Reading

Information security is vital, of course. But the concept of "IT security" has never made sense

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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Security Doesn't Trust IT - and IT Doesn't Trust Security

Dark Reading

How a rocky relationship between IT operations and cybersecurity teams can compound security risks

Google sued by New Mexico attorney general for collecting student data through its Education Platform

Security Affairs

Tracking student data without parental consent is not only illegal, it is dangerous; and my office will hold any company accountable who compromises the safety of New Mexican children.”.

Cloudflare Launches Its Security-Focused Mobile VPN, Again

WIRED Threat Level

When the company first launched the Warp VPN, “all hell broke loose,” its CEO says. Security Security / Security NewsAfter a few months of tinkering, Cloudflare wants a do-over.

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Secret Service Investigates Breach at U.S. Govt IT Contractor

Krebs on Security

Secret Service is investigating a breach at a Virginia-based government technology contractor that saw access to several of its systems put up for sale in the cybercrime underground, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Image: Hold Security. Department of Homeland Security U.S. The U.S.

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Gartner's Top IT Security Projects for 2019

eSecurity Planet

Which IT security projects deliver the most value and protection from risk? Gartner analysts offer their views

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Supply Chain Security is the Whole Enchilada, But Who’s Willing to Pay for It?

Krebs on Security

From time to time, there emerge cybersecurity stories of such potential impact that they have the effect of making all other security concerns seem minuscule and trifling by comparison. That example gives a whole new meaning to the term “supply chain,” doesn’t it?

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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.

DOD DISA US agency discloses a security breach

Security Affairs

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) US agency in charge of secure IT and communication for the White House has disclosed a data breach. Hackers accessed employees’ personal details, including social security numbers.

Secure 2018 US Elections: It's Too Late

Data Breach Today

But here's how the company can get its act together in time for 2020 Facebook's Ex-CSO Says That Ship Has Sailed; Look to 2020 With less than three months to go until the U.S. midterm elections, Alex Stamos, until recently Facebooks's CSO, says there isn't time to properly safeguard this year's elections.

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Securing IoT: Is It Feasible?

Data Breach Today

In an interview, Al Pascual of Javelin Strategy & Research, discusses the challenges involved in securing the exploding IoT landscape consumers now own about 870 million IoT devices.

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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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Russia Doesn't Want Bernie Sanders. It Wants Chaos

WIRED Threat Level

Security Security / National SecurityThe point of Kremlin interference has always been to find democracy’s loose seams, and pull.

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Wipro Intruders Targeted Other Major IT Firms

Krebs on Security

On Monday, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that multiple sources were reporting a cybersecurity breach at Wipro, a major trusted vendor of IT outsourcing for U.S. ns3.microsoftonline-secure-login[.]com. ns4.microsoftonline-secure-login[.]com.

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AI-Augmented Security: Can Cyberattackers Counter It?

Data Breach Today

XM Cyber's Adi Ashkenazy on the Latest Trends Are cyberattackers working on ways to counter artificial intelligence-augmented security? And will the bad guys ever use AI-driven attacks? Adi Ashkenazy of XM Cyber offers an analysis

IT Security Administrators Aren't Invincible

Dark Reading

IT security administrators and their teams are responsible for evaluating an organization's security tools and technologies, but are they armed with the proper tools, considerations, and budget to do so? Fourth in a six-part series

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3 Fundamentals for Better Security and IT Management

Dark Reading

Nail these security fundamentals, and your organization will be well-positioned to succeed next year and in the years to come

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IOTA cryptocurrency shuts down entire network after a coordinated attack on its Trinity wallet

Security Affairs

IOTA Foundation behind the IOTA cryptocurrency was forced to shut down its entire network following a cyber attack that resulted in the theft of funds. The IOTA has not disclosed the total value of the stolen funds, but experts believe it could be more than $1 million worth of IOTA coins.

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Using Foundational Controls to “Secure IT”

Thales eSecurity

This year’s theme of “ Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. highlights how it’s impossible for organizations to achieve a sufficient level of digital security with a single initiative and then be done with it. Security is an ongoing process that requires multiple steps. Let’s look specifically at how this applies to the ‘Secure IT’ sub-theme for NCSAM 2019. There is much more to security than just phishing attacks.

Adobe addresses 42 flaws in its five products

Security Affairs

Adobe also addressed a total of 17 flaws in the Windows and macOS versions of its Acrobat and Reader products. The IT giant also fixed an important denial-of-service ( DoS ) issue that affects versions 6.5

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 250

Security Affairs

The best news of the week with Security Affairs. Dropbox paid more than $1 Million via its bug bounty program. Japanese defense contractors Pasco and Kobe Steel disclose security breaches. RobbinHood ransomware exploit GIGABYTE driver flaw to kill security software.

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?

IT Security Vulnerability Roundup – February 2019

eSecurity Planet

We examine a dozen of the many security flaws disclosed within the past few weeks

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Dell SupportAssist flaw exposes computers to hack, patch it asap!

Security Affairs

Dell released a security update to address a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-5316 , in its SupportAssist Client software. “ reads the security advisory published by Dell. The post Dell SupportAssist flaw exposes computers to hack, patch it asap!

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Microservices Flip App Security on Its Head

Dark Reading

With faster application deployment comes increased security considerations

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Aadhaar Security: How Can It Be Fixed?

Data Breach Today

Security Critics Discuss the Gaps in the System After news of yet another apparent Aadhaar-related data breach, some security experts are once again calling for the government to substantially beef up security for the identification system

Windows 10 Has a Security Flaw So Severe the NSA Disclosed It

WIRED Threat Level

In a shift toward transparency, the National Security Agency announced a bug that could have left over 900 million PCs vulnerable to attack. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

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5 Ways artificial intelligence Is Being Used to Keep Sensitive Information Secure

Security Affairs

Artificial intelligence is an immensely helpful tool for businesses and consumers alike, how to use artificial intelligence to secure sensitive Information. Here are just a few ways AI is securing our data. Part of the detection process is to predict activity before it can happen.

It's Time to Move Endpoint Security to the Cloud

Data Breach Today

Learn how to leverage a predictive security cloud model to get ahead of emerging attacks. Traditional endpoint security products are holding organizations back. It's time to move your antivirus to the cloud

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Data Gravity: Will It Weigh Down Cloud Security?

Data Breach Today

The 2019 RSA Conference offers an opportunity to learn about new concepts across all aspects of cybersecurity. One such area is "data gravity," which will be the topic of a session featuring Microsoft's Diana Kelley and Sian John. They discuss the concept in a joint interview

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IT Security Vulnerability Roundup – October 2018

eSecurity Planet

A look at 10 of the many security flaws reported in the past month

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600+ installs of WordPress Cookie Consent Plugin vulnerable to hack. Fix it now!

Security Affairs

The vulnerability was reported to the development team by the security researcher Jerome Bruandet from NinTechNet. The security firm WordFence also independently confirmed the flaw after the development team has addressed it. Fix it now! appeared first on Security Affairs.

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