March 2021

Optiv Security unveiled its Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Lab in response to a growing and ever-present pain point for client security leaders – the proliferation of IoT devices on organizational networks. Chief information security officers (CIS…

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Researchers from Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) reported that North Korea-linked hackers are targeting security researchers via social media. The cyberspies used fake Twitter and LinkedIn social media accounts to get in contact with the victims. Experts identified two accounts impersonating recruiters for antivirus and security companies. Social media profiles were quickly removed after Google […]

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President Joe Biden has extended Executive Order 13694, issued in 2015 by President Obama, regarding sanctions issued in response to cyberattacks. President Joe Biden this week has extended Executive Order 13694 regarding sanctions issued in response to cyberattacks. Executive Order 13694 was issued by President Barack Obama in 2015, it allows the government to block […]

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If you’ve landed on this page because you saw a strange message on a completely different website then followed a link to here, drop a note to the site owner and let them know what happened. If, on the other hand, you’re on this page because you’re interested in reading

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Experts warn that cybercriminals are targeting Indonesia’s major banks posing as bank representatives or customer support team members on Twitter. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and adversary-centric cyber intelligence company, warns of an ongoing fraudulent campaign targeting Indonesia’s largest banks that cybercriminals run on social media with the ultimate goal of stealing bank customers’ money. […]

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Researchers have reported to Google a sandbox escape vulnerability in the Chrome web browser to Google that awarded them $20,000. Experts from the Chinese cybersecurity company Qihoo 360 have reported to Google another sandbox escape vulnerability (CVE-2021-21194) affecting the Chrome web browser. The tech giant awarded the researchers Leecraso and Guang Gong from the 360 Alpha […]

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Today’s podcast offers backup advice for IT departments and individuals, warns against using sports team names for passwords and reports on latest trends in malware

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Today’s podcast offers backup advice for IT departments and individuals, warns against using sports team names for passwords and reports on latest trends in malware
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Information security continuous monitoring (ISCM) programs provide an understanding of risk tolerance and help officials set priorities and consistently manage information security risk throughout the organization. NISTIR 8212, An Information Security …

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Modern technology is becoming one of the best ways to make businesses operate more efficiently. The demand for cyber security management has skyrocketed and that is a concept that a lot of people are not even familiar with.  This guide is going to take an in-depth look at cyber security management and help you to […]

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“I solemnly swear to back up my important documents and precious memories on March 31st.” Are you taking the pledge this World Backup Day? Now in its tenth year, World Backup Day remains one of our favorite reminders of the risks of not backing up the data we hold dear. According to the World Backup […]

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Russian hackers accessed the email accounts of US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials as a result of the SolarWinds hack. Russia-linked hackers were able to access email accounts belonging to US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials during the SolarWinds supply chain attack.  “Suspected Russian hackers gained access to email accounts belonging to the […]

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Reddit opens its Toronto office, PayPal announces a crypto checkout service, and the esteemed Louvre museum makes its entire collection available online. 

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Reddit opens its Toronto office, PayPal announces a crypto checkout service, and the esteemed Louvre museum makes its entire collection available online. 
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