Uncertain Markets May Drive Cybersecurity Consolidation

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stock markets suffering their worst day since 1987 on Monday, most technology firms took a hit as Wall Street continues to be rattled by the COVID-19 crisis. Experts predict this will drive fresh waves of consolidation and M&A in the cybersecurity market, as well as growth in hot areas

COVID-19 and Financial Markets: 'Unprecedented Times'

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COVID-19: Modern society has never seen anything like it, and neither have financial markets. Venture capitalist Alberto Yépez analyzes the impact of the disease caused by the new coronavirus on public and private companies' valuations, as well as technology buyers and the threat environment

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Feds Bust Up Dark Web Hub Wall Street Market

Krebs on Security

The now-defunct Wall Street Market (WSM). Signs of the dark market seizure first appeared Thursday when WSM’s site was replaced by a banner saying it had been seized by the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA). Scott MED3LIN Wall Street Market

Israeli Marketing Company Exposes Contacts Database

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Data includes Names, Addresses, Email Addresses, Phone Numbers An Israeli marketing company left the authentication credentials for a database online, exposing more than 140 GB worth of names, email addresses and phone numbers.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Cybercrime Black Markets: RDP Access Remains Cheap and Easy

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A recent look at black market offerings by security firm Armor finds that the sale of stolen payment card data, RDP credentials, ransomware and DDoS services remains alive and well

Stung by Takedowns, Criminals Tap Distributed Dark Markets

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Law enforcement success inevitably sparks criminals to become more innovative, including shifting from centralized markets - such as Hansa and Wall Street Market - to encrypted and distributed marketplaces, says the University of Surrey's Alan Woodward

5G Wireless Market Size and Forecasts

Information Matters

The post 5G Wireless Market Size and Forecasts appeared first on Information Matters. 5G Market Forecast Data Market Size DataThe number of 5G connections to grow from roughly 10.0 million in 2019 to 1.01 billion in 2023.

For Sale on Cybercrime Markets: Real 'Digital Fingerprints'

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Genesis and Richlogs Markets Sell Victim Data for Faking Out Anti-Fraud Systems Cybercrime marketplaces Genesis and Richlogs are helping fraudsters to better impersonate legitimate users of banks, eBay, Amazon, Netflix and more by providing them with victims' legitimate "digital fingerprints" and replay tools designed to fool anti-fraud defenses.

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Investment Adviser's View of Cybersecurity Market

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What does the 2019 market hold? Brad Topchick of Mooreland Partners on the Trends Driving 2019 Growth Broadcom acquired CA. AlienVault became AT&T Cybersecurity. These are just two of the deals that headlined in 2018. Brad Topchick, managing director of Mooreland Partners, shares insights

Italian police shut down darkweb Berlusconi market and arrested admins

Security Affairs

Italian law enforcement shut down the ‘Berlusconi market’ black market and arrested three suspected of being its administrators. “This is the fourth operation after those of the US FBI and the Dutch Police agsinst Silk Road , AlphaBay and Hansa Market.”

NEW TECH: ‘Micro-segmentation’ security vendor Guardicore seeks to disrupt firewall market

The Last Watchdog

Disrupting firewalls Gurvich makes no bones about the fact that Guardicore has set out to disrupt a portion of the $9 billion firewall market. Agile software innovation is the order of the day. Wonderous digital services are the result.

Darknet Disruption: 'Wall Street Market' Closed for Business

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Suspected Admins Arrested in Germany and Alleged Top Narcotics Vendors in US German police have disrupted Wall Street Market and arrested its alleged administrators, who apparently "exit scammed" with $13 million in bitcoins, while U.S.

FBI Arrests Suspected Admin of Russian Cybercrime Market

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Kirill Firsov Suspected of Operating Deer.io The FBI has arrested a Russian national who allegedly ran an online forum that enabled cybercriminals to buy and sell stolen data and personally identifiable information

Cybercrime Markets Sell Access to Hacked Sites, Databases

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But a number of cybercrime markets sell such access, in some cases for as little as 50 cents

Cybercriminal's Black Market Pricing Guide

Dark Reading

Common prices criminals pay one other for products and services that fuel the cybercriminal ecosystem

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Preps for Public Market Return

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Firm Eyes IPO That Could Raise $1 Billion, The Wall Street Journal Reports Cybersecurity firm McAfee is reportedly planning a return to the public market, eyeing an IPO that could happen as early as later this year, raise $1 billion and value the company at $5 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports. The news comes amid a record volume of technology sector IPOs, including for Crowdstrike.

Cyber Insurance: Important Lessons for New Markets

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One of the major challenges for CISOs is on deciding the indemnity limit for cyber insurance, says Bhishma Maheshwari, executive vice president at Marsh India

Marketing production in life sciences

OpenText Information Management

Most effective marketing strategies engage a plurality of channels to reach their target audience. Channels such as email, websites, microsites, mobile apps, social media, video ads and webinars are now the pivotal elements for an effective and compelling multi-faceted marketing strategy.

Driving shareholder value through marketing

OpenText Information Management

In recent blogs I’ve talked about the importance of proving the value of marketing and my predictions for marketing trends in 2020. But what does this mean for the CMO and the marketing organization?

Salesforce Security Alert: API Error Exposed Marketing Data

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Marketing Cloud Data Potentially Accessed or Corrupted Over 6-Week Period Cloud-based CRM giant Salesforce.com is warning some of its Marketing Cloud users that any data they stored may have been accessed by third parties or inadvertently corrupted because of an API error that persisted for six weeks.

New Malware Shows Marketing Polish

Dark Reading

A new strain of point-of-sale malware skims credit card numbers and comes via a highly polished marketing campaign

Marketing Firm Exposes 340 Million Records on US Consumers

Data Breach Today

2 Terabyte Database Includes Up To 150 Fields With US Consumers' Data A computer security researcher has discovered a vast marketing database containing 340 million records on U.S.

Marketing and the GDPR

IT Governance

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has big implications for marketing departments and how they can advertise products and services. Marketing personnel will be pleased that direct marketing comes under “legitimate interest”, one of the six lawful bases for processing.

Apollon Darknet market is allegedly pulling an exit scam

Security Affairs

The Apollon market, one of the largest marketplaces, is likely exit scamming after the administrators have locked vendors’ accounts. Apollon ([link] is a classic escrow market founded in March 2018 with a total listing of more 54,000 items as of January 2020.

Financial Fraud Drives Multi-Factor Authentication Market


Fighting the rise of payment fraud and cyber attacks has also fueled the growth of the fraud prevention, detection and risk mitigation markets. Among those trends is the multi-factor authentication market that continues to see new investments as financial fraud rises.

Belgian Data Protection Authority Releases Direct Marketing Recommendation

Hunton Privacy

On February 10, 2020, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (the “Belgian DPA”) published its Recommendation 1/2020 on data processing activities for direct marketing purposes (the “Recommendation”). This includes a right to object to any profiling that is related to such direct marketing.

Cybercrime Tool Prices Bump Up in Dark Web Markets


Hacks Malware Web Security black market cyber criminals cybercrime Dark Web Data Privacy DDoS exploit kits Flashpoint ransomwareA report reveals data, services and toolkits available for cybercriminals are becoming more expensive and sophisticated.

Dark web Grey Market still down, users speculate possible Exit Scam

Security Affairs

Exit scam – Bad news for Grey Market users, one of its administrators revealed that another administrator had emptied the cold storage wallets. you can mark Market as scam exited and ban all our official accounts” reads the message published by the Market admin.

Intelligent Authentication Market Grows to Meet Demand

Dark Reading

Confidence in user identity is critical to prevent fraud and theft, and companies are looking for new ways to get the necessary assurance

Regulatory Compliance for Digital Marketers, Part 1: How to Deliver Experiences That Are Both Creative and Compliant

Hanzo Learning Center

Online marketing offers unprecedented opportunities for creative expression. Having the freedom to explore what approaches and messages best connect with your client base is a huge advantage for marketers; now, you can study real-world data to learn what works and what does not.

Worldwide Capture Software Market grows 15.4%

Document Imaging Report

Cloud Services and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) energizes market. Harvey Spencer Associates (HSA) today released its 16 th annual survey of the worldwide Capture Software market, which showed an increase of 15.4% HSA estimates the total market opportunity for Capture 2.0

Identity Theft on the Job Market

Schneier on Security

Identity theft is getting more subtle: " My job application was withdrawn by someone pretending to be me ": When Mr Fearn applied for a job at the company he didn't hear back. He said the recruitment team said they'd get back to him by Friday, but they never did.

Darknet Markets: As Police Crack Down, Cybercriminals Adapt

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the shutdown of DeepDotWeb. Plus, dealing with breach fatigue and the Pitney Bowes ransomware attack

Top 5 big marketing trends in 2020

OpenText Information Management

The role of marketing is undergoing fundamental change, never before has it been so linked to the overall valuation of a company. Delighting customers and building a strong and positive brand identity … The post Top 5 big marketing trends in 2020 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

How can agencies work better with marketers?

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He added that marketers are prioritizing … The post How can agencies work better with marketers? Customer Experience Management Enterprise Content Management agencies Creative Collaboration Hightail marketers

Feds Dismantle Dark Web Credentials Market


Government Privacy Web Security credentials market Dark Web DDoS-for-hire law enforcement operation power off takedown webstresser xDedicMeanwhile, authorities are aggressively going after former users of the Webstresser DDoS-for-hire service.

PCI Offers Lower Fees in Developing Markets

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Part of Effort to Spread Use of Global Standards for Transactions The PCI Security Standards Council is offering 40 percent lower fees for participating organizations in nations with lower-income economies. "We

Marketing Automation is a Quantifiable Cycle

Perficient Data & Analytics

Marketing Automation ( MA ) is the effort to better manage [online] marketing channels. Marketing Automation vs CRM. Measuring Marketing Automation. Scott Roose suggests ways that lead scoring helps sales and marketing teams.

The Auto Industry is Unique, Marketers Should Take Advantage

Perficient Data & Analytics

Digital marketers in the automotive industry need to take advantage of the uniqueness of the industry. Unlike other industries, it provides unique opportunities for automotive digital marketers. However, they are proof that those ad placements didn’t reach actual in-market consumers.