HHS Updates Security Risk Assessment Tool

Data Breach Today

The Department of Health and Human Services has updated its HIPAA security risk assessment tool to better assist small and mid-sized healthcare entities and their vendors in performing a comprehensive risk analysis.

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Five Eyes Intelligence agencies warn of popular hacking tools

Security Affairs

Security agencies belonging to Five Eyes (United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) have released a joint report that details some popular hacking tools. Experts from cybersecurity agencies from Five Eyes intelligence alliance have issued a report that provides technical details on most popular hacking tool families and the way to detect and neutralizes attacks involving them. The five tools are: Remote Access Trojan: JBiFrost.

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Instagram’s New Security Tools are a Welcome Step, But Not Enough

Krebs on Security

Security Tools Authy Duo Facebook Google Authenticator Google Voice Instagram SIM swap T-Mobile two-factor authentication twofactorauth.orgInstagram users should soon have more secure options for protecting their accounts against Internet bad guys.

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Top 4 Project Management Tools


A great project development team can only be great with the right tools. Through the numerous project management methodologies and top-down inferences, there is one constant; management tools. All leaders want effective teams and all effective teams use project management tools.

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RiskIQ: Ticketmaster Hackers Compromised Widely Used Tools

Data Breach Today

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Massive CIA Hacking Tool Leak: Ex-Agency Employee Charged

Data Breach Today

Schulte, with providing 8,000 documents that describe the agency's offensive malware tools and practices to WikiLeaks, which published them in 2017 as the "Vault 7" archive Lead Suspect Joshua A. Schulte Already Detained on Child Pornography Charges The U.S.

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Uninstall or Disable PGP Tools, Security Researchers Warn

Data Breach Today

Security experts recommend all PGP users immediately delete or disable their PGP tools, pending a full fix

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12 Free, Ready-to-Use Security Tools

Dark Reading

These free tools can help you analyze what your company is up against and point ways to developing a more thorough security program There's no excuse for not knowing your exposure.

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'Virtual Assistant' EHR Tools: Privacy, Security Issues

Data Breach Today

Data integrity and privacy issues are among potential concerns related to voice-activated "virtual assistant" tools that some vendors are beginning to offer for their electronic health record systems, says privacy and security expert Kate Borten

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Android Debugging Tools Also Useful for Compromising Devices, Mining Cryptocurrency

Security Affairs

It is common for developers to use debugging tools with elevated privileges while they are trying to troubleshoot their code. In an ideal world, all of the security controls are applied and all of the debugging tools are removed or disabled before the code is released to the public.

Cybercrime as a Service: Tools + Knowledge = Profit

Data Breach Today

On cybercrime forums and darknet marketplaces, there's an abundant supply of cybercrime products and services and lots of demand, plus prices remain low, says Flashpoint's Liv Rowley. All that's needed to leverage the products and services to make a profit, she says, is a bit of knowledge

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Tools to help identify gaps in your GDPR compliance

IT Governance

Find out more about our gap analysis tools. The EU GDPR Compliance Gap Assessment Tool is designed to allow organisations to assess their own compliance status.

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IoT Inspector Tool from Princeton

Schneier on Security

Researchers at Princeton University have released IoT Inspector , a tool that analyzes the security and privacy of IoT devices by examining the data they send across the Internet. They've already used the tool to study a bunch of different IoT devices.

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Visualization Tools Help Put Data to Work

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data analytics and visualization tools also allow for the smooth communication between practitioners and patients. Researchers with the U.S.

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Credit Freezes are Free: Let the Ice Age Begin

Krebs on Security

A Little Sunshine Security Tools annualcreditreport.com ChexSystems credit freeze credit lock credit monitoring CreditKarma Equifax Experian Innovis NCTUE optoutprescreen.com security freeze TransUnionIt is now free in every U.S.

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5 Helpful Tools for Virtual Reality Game Developers


Here are 5 tools to jumpstart your VR project: 1. Inexpensive tools like Blender and Sketchup can help you with the more creative aspects of creating VR worlds. Remember to shop around, test VR software, and research new tools as you progress with your VR project.

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6 tools to help you prevent and respond to data breaches

IT Governance

This blog summarises six tools that are essential for helping you comply with the GDPR, focusing specifically on the prevention of and response to security incidents. Data Flow Mapping Tool. There are few things organisations fear more than data breaches.

How the Mimikatz Hacker Tool Stole the World's Passwords

WIRED Threat Level

How a program called Mimikatz became one of the world's most widespread and powerful hacking tools. Security

MY TAKE: Can Hollywood’s highly effective ‘source-code’ security tools help make IoT safe?

The Last Watchdog

Over the past couple of decades, some amazing advances in locking down software code have quietly unfolded in, of all places, Hollywood. Related: HBO hack spurs cyber insurance market. Makes sense, though. Digital media and entertainment giants like Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO, ESPN, Sony, and Disney are obsessive about protecting their turf. These Tinsel Town powerhouses retain armies of investigators and lawyers engaged in a never-ending war to keep piracy and subscription fraud in check.

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D-Link fixed several flaws in Central WiFiManager access point management tool

Security Affairs

D-Link addresses several remote code execution and XSS vulnerabilities affecting the Central WiFiManager access point management tool. The post D-Link fixed several flaws in Central WiFiManager access point management tool appeared first on Security Affairs.

In a Few Days, Credit Freezes Will Be Fee-Free

Krebs on Security

Security Tools The Coming Storm alex holden CFPB Consumer Financial Protection Bureau credit freeze credit lock CreditKarma Equifax Experian Federal Trade Commission FTC Innovis Lisa Holden NCTUE security freeze TransUnion

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RealNetworks Launches Free Facial Recognition Tool for Schools

WIRED Threat Level

A new facial recognition tool by RealNetworks aims to keep kids safe in school. But privacy experts fear the unchecked surveillance of kids could go awry. Security

Google Adds New Identity, Security Tools to Cloud Platform

Dark Reading

A wave of cloud news includes new tools for identity and access management and policies for stronger controls on cloud resources

Artificial Intelligence: A Cybersecurity Tool for Good, and Sometimes Bad


Attractive to both white-hats and cybercriminals, AI's role in security has yet to find an equilibrium between the two sides. Cloud Security Critical Infrastructure IoT Vulnerabilities Web Security ai anomaly detection artificial intelligence cybercriminals Cybersecurity Security

Cisco Links Remote Access Tool Remcos to Cybercriminal Underground

The Security Ledger

Questions are being raised about whether remote-access and testing tools from a mysterious company called Breaking Security are made and sold by cyber criminals, after the tools have been widely adopted as a turnkey solution for setting up and running botnets, according to Cisco Talos.

Achieve GDPR compliance with our software tools

IT Governance

The Data Flow Mapping Tool. The Data Flow Mapping Tool simplifies the process of creating data flow maps, giving you full visibility over the flow of personal data through your organisation. The tool features a user-friendly interface and a tutorial to help you create and edit maps.

‘LuminosityLink RAT’ Author Pleads Guilty

Krebs on Security

The LuminosityLink Remote Access Tool (RAT) was sold for $40 to thousands of customers, who used the tool to gain unauthorized access to tens of thousands of computers worldwide. Grubbs, who went by the pseudonym “ KFC Watermelon ,” began selling the tool in May 2015.

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U.S. Mobile Giants Want to be Your Online Identity

Krebs on Security

” A Little Sunshine Security Tools The Coming Storm AT&T International Computer Science Institute Johannes Jaskolski LocationSmart Nicholas Weaver number port-out scams Project Verify Securus Technologies SIM swap Sprint T-Mobile UC Berkeley VerizonThe four major U.S.

5 steps for choosing the proper analytical tools

Information Management Resources

One issue that has plagued corporations for years is the lack of standards and methods around their analytical capabilities, one example of which is deciding which analytical tools to build deep competencies around. Analytics Chief Analytics Officer Predictive analytics

Automation tools aiding in the war against cyber threats

Information Management Resources

The health of cyber security programs has improved over the past year and automation practices is helping in those efforts, according to the second annual Cybersecurity Report Card from security technology provider Domain Tools. Data security Cyber security Cyber attacks Malware

Automated Bots Growing Tool For Hackers


The use of automated bots is becoming more prevalent for novice attackers as tools become more available, researchers found. Hacks RSAC Automated Bot bot hack hacker honeypot RSA

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SIEM Guide: A Comprehensive View of Security Information and Event Management Tools

eSecurity Planet

SIEM tools monitor network logs to detect security threats and prevent breaches. Our guide offers everything you need to know about SIEM systems

7 Tools for Stronger IoT Security, Visibility

Dark Reading

These tools provide visibility into your network so you can be safe with (and from) what you see If you don't know what's on your IoT network, you don't know what to protect -- or protect from.

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Google: Security Keys Neutralized Employee Phishing

Krebs on Security

Security Tools 2FA chrome Dashlane Dropbox Duo Security Edge Facebook FIDO Alliance firefox Firefox Quantum GitHub Google Advanced Protection Keepass lastpass microsoft opera safari Security Keys U2F Web Authentication API WebAuthn World Wide Web Consortium Yubikey

PCI SSC Releases New Security Tools for Small Businesses

Dark Reading

Tool intended to help small businesses understand their risk and how well they're being addressed

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Reddit Breach Highlights Limits of SMS-Based Authentication

Krebs on Security

Data Breaches Security Tools 2FA Authy google Google Authenticator number port-out scams Reddit breach Security Keys TOTP twofactorauth.org YubicoReddit.com today disclosed that a data breach exposed some internal data, as well as email addresses and passwords for some Reddit users.

10 Free DevOps-Friendly Security Tools Developers Will Love

Dark Reading

Start building an affordable DevSecOps automation toolchain with these free application security tools

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Insider Dangers Are Hiding in Collaboration Tools

Dark Reading

The casual sharing of sensitive data, such as passwords, is opening the door to malicious insiders

New Pen Test Tool Tricks Targets with Microsoft WCX Files

Dark Reading

The open-source tool lets penetration testers gather credentials by convincing targets to open a Microsoft WCX file

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Instagram Debuts New Security Tools

Dark Reading

Updates include a new feature to verify the authenticity of popular accounts and a means of integrating two-factor authentication

6 criteria for selecting cutting-edge business analytics tools

Information Management Resources

With hundreds of tools on the market, knowing which one is best for any organization is no easy task. These tips will help seperate the best from the rest in a growing field. Analytics Chief Analytics Officer Machine learning

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Librarian Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach, Wins $600

Krebs on Security

It’s not clear if the Web site tool is still functioning, but West said it was media coverage of this very same lawsuit bot that prompted her to file. ” A Little Sunshine Data Breaches Security Tools The Coming Storm ACLU Equifax breach Inc.com Jessamyn West Legalist.com

Plant Your Flag, Mark Your Territory

Krebs on Security

” Latest Warnings Security Tools Carrie Kerskie Comcast Griffon Force LLC mark your territory plant your flag

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