Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

September 19, 2017

The GDPR Clock Is Ticking: Here's How to Get on the Road to Compliance

Web Marketing -- CMS Wire - The attention surrounding the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) grows as the law's May 25, 2018 effective date looms...

September 19, 2017 05:30 PM

Equifax admits it had another breach 5 months before the one it disclosed

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - Michael Riley , Anita Sharpe , and Jordan Robertson report: Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its...

September 19, 2017 05:27 PM

5 Things You Should Know about PCI DSS Penetration Testing

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was introduced to provide a minimum degree of security...

September 19, 2017 05:27 PM

Commuters and travelers at risk of digital spycraft

Infosec -- Barracuda - Earlier this year, a hacker by the name of Mehdi Lauters published some data from an experiment he conducted using two Raspberry...

September 19, 2017 05:24 PM

Phishing: These are the days of the week when you're most at risk

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Security threats vary by the day of the week, with more malicious software detected on Mondays.

September 19, 2017 05:16 PM

Enterprise IT security planning: Five ways to build a better strategy

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Struggling to get the boss to take security seriously? Here are some pointers that can help the board get on-board.

September 19, 2017 05:16 PM

Palo Alto Networks Strengthens Ransomware Prevention Capabilities With New Traps Advanced Endpoint Functionality

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks(r) (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced enhancements to its Traps(tm) advanced endpoint protection...

September 19, 2017 05:15 PM

How to use Let's Encrypt to secure your websites

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Let's Encrypt is easy to use and free -- no wonder it's the most popular Certificate Authority for securing websites. Here's how...

September 19, 2017 05:07 PM

Company and regulators form Token Alliance to tame the blockchain ICO industry

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - The Chamber of Digital Commerce, a blockchain advocacy group, announced today the formation of the Token Alliance, an industry-led...

September 19, 2017 05:05 PM

Evaluating End-Point Security

Enterprise -- The Data Center Journal - In recent years, evaluation in the end-point security domain has undergone rapid changes, particularly relating to...

September 19, 2017 05:04 PM

Training IT Staff for Security Duties to Tackle Overwhelming Threat Intelligence Data

Enterprise -- IT Business Edge - The good news: More organizations are using threat intelligence to detect and then mitigate potential cybersecurity incidents.

September 19, 2017 05:03 PM

The security factors behind AT&T's decision to deploy LTE-M

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Chris Penrose, the president of IoT solutions at AT&T, explains how IoT network standards can influence security.

September 19, 2017 05:02 PM

Aruba emphasizes security messaging with new Aruba 360 Secure Fabric

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Aruba integrates the technology from its Niara acquisition with an expanded ClearPass, to focus on the resulting capability...

September 19, 2017 04:53 PM

One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home

Enterprise -- Information Week - Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers...

September 19, 2017 04:47 PM

September 18, 2017

Targeted Attack Uses Word Docs to Collect Info about Installed Software

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - A targeted attack is abusing Word documents to collect information about different types of software installed...

September 18, 2017 04:48 PM

5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

Enterprise -- Network World News - Wi-Fi is one entry-point hackers can use to get into your network without setting foot inside your building because wireless...

September 18, 2017 04:26 PM

Juniper Research: IBM Ranked No 1 Blockchain Technology Leader

Business Wire: Software -- Juniper Research has found that IBM is clearly regarded as having the strongest credentials in the blockchain sector.

September 18, 2017 03:19 PM

Confusion hits consumer market over U.S. ban of Kaspersky

Denver Post -- Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Lab...

September 18, 2017 03:14 PM

GDPR: We're ready, are you?

Infosec -- Okta Blog - Next May, the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is already in effect, becomes enforceable in the EU....

September 18, 2017 03:12 PM

GDPR - A Luxury or a Right?

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - The General Data Protection Regulation [(GDPR) Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of...

September 18, 2017 03:12 PM

Using OAuth2 External Provider in Mule

Enterprise -- Architects Zone - Introduction

In this tutorial, I'm going to explain the simple procedure for applying OAuth2 policy (using an external provider)...

September 18, 2017 03:08 PM

What does GDPR European Union law mean for your business?

ReadWriteCloud -- Today's consumers are more powerful than ever before, and get every bit of information that they can before they make a purchase. The Internet...

September 18, 2017 02:15 AM

September 17, 2017

Regis University hosting STEM event to expose girls to tech's hottest job sector: cybersecurity

Denver Post -- Regis University is hosting a free day-long CyberTech Girls seminar aimed at middle and high school girls who want to learn more about a career...

September 17, 2017 11:07 PM

DDoS protection, mitigation and defense: 7 essential tips

Infosec -- CSO Online - DDoS attacks are bigger and more ferocious than ever and can strike anyone at any time. With that in mind we've assembled some essential...

September 17, 2017 10:59 PM

Fury over Equifax breach may finally shake enterprises out of cybersecurity stupor

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - The Equifax Inc. hack may be the alarm bell that finally jolts Congress and large enterprises out of their somnambulance and forces...

September 17, 2017 10:35 PM

The architecture for sharing tokens across blockchains promises traction

Enterprise -- The Register - After lightning fundraising round, Cosmos puts Ethereum high on dev roadmap

In April, the Cosmos project raised about $17m in...

September 17, 2017 10:33 PM

Equifax CIO, CSO step down

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - One week after revealing a massive data breach, Equifax announced two of its executives are "retiring," effective immediately.

September 17, 2017 10:32 PM

Palo Alto Networks CEO: We Are Now Bigger Than Check Point, Fast Approaching Size Of Cisco's Security Business

Enterprise -- CRN - 'I think one of the things that a lot of partners don't realize because we've grown so quickly in such a short amount of time is actually...

September 17, 2017 09:48 PM

September 15, 2017

4 ways to prepare for next year's EU GDPR legislation

Silicon Republic -- Greg Day, chief security officer for Palo Alto Networks' EMEA business, outlines a clear four-point strategy for businesses to prepare for GDPR...

September 15, 2017 05:56 PM

Will Blockchain Race to the Front of the Disruption Line in IoT?

TMCnet -- Given the pace of innovation and change, the current state of the Internet and centralized security models are unlikely to support the true potential...

September 15, 2017 05:28 PM

'If you aren't talking to your customers about GDPR, your competitor will be'

CRN-UK -- IDC says GDPR will fuel $3.7bn in extra IT security sales for vendors and the channel by 2020, with the UK generating over $1bn of that

September 15, 2017 04:43 PM

Fortune Magazine Calls Electronic Waste 'Dead but Not Forgotten' -- ERI Featured in Report About Cybersecurity

Business Wire: Hardware -- ERI and John Shegerian are spotlighted in Fortune's new piece about cybersecurity.

September 15, 2017 04:02 PM

10 tips to make your Magento online store more secure

Web Marketing -- Search Engine Watch - An estimated 240,000 ecommerce stores use Magento for their online operations, which accounts for nearly 30% of the ecommerce...

September 15, 2017 03:19 PM

What We've Learned in Our First Year of Okta for Good

Infosec -- Okta Blog - Okta has always focused on connecting people and technology. We launched Okta for Good last year to expand on this idea - with a...

September 15, 2017 03:19 PM

Microsoft's Azure 'Confidential Computing' Encrypts Data in Use

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Early Access program under way for new Azure cloud security feature.

September 15, 2017 03:18 PM

Equifax Hackers Stole 200k Credit Card Accounts in One Fell Swoop

Infosec -- Krebs on Security - Visa and MasterCard are sending confidential alerts to financial institutions across the United States this week, warning...

September 15, 2017 03:16 PM

The View from Washington: The State of Cybersecurity

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Avril Haines, Former Deputy National Security Advisor, Obama Administration...

September 15, 2017 03:15 PM

The FTC is officially investigating the Equifax breach

Infosec -- CyberScoop - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Thursday it has launched an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach, where...

September 15, 2017 03:13 PM

Encryption: A New Boundary for Distributed Infrastructure

Infosec -- Dark Reading - As the sheet metal surrounding traditional infrastructure continues to fall away, where should security functions in a cloud environment...

September 15, 2017 03:13 PM

Equifax felled by a months-old Apache Struts vulnerability

Infosec -- Naked Security - Patching vulnerabilities often means juggling risk and practicality - which can mean gambling with customer data

September 15, 2017 03:09 PM

China to Create Data Repository to Log Cyberattacks

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Telcos, government agencies, Internet companies, and domain-name organizations to file cybersecurity information.

September 15, 2017 03:09 PM

Phishing Implications of the Equifax Data Breach

Infosec -- The PhishLabs Blog - By now, just about everyone has heard about the massive Equifax data breach. It exposed the sensitive personal information...

September 15, 2017 03:09 PM

How Equifax Botched Its Data Breach Response

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - Three experts discuss the Equifax breach, the mistakes that were made in the credit giant's response and what consumers can...

September 15, 2017 03:05 PM

Four Ways MSPs Can Use Blockchain to Improve Managed Services

Enterprise -- MSPmentor - Managed Services Providers (MSPs) can benefit from blockchain to handle payments, manage contracts, store data and more.

September 15, 2017 02:51 PM

IBM Touts Top-Notch Security in Next-Gen Linux Mainframe

Enterprise -- TechNewsWorld - IBM on Tuesday launched LinuxOne Emperor II, the second generation of its open source mainframe computer system. The new...

September 15, 2017 02:50 PM

Microsoft pitches encrypted Azure to keep cloud data secret

Enterprise -- The Register - Joins the blockchain bandwagon

Microsoft has a unveiled a set of services it hopes will alleviate security concerns with its public...

September 15, 2017 04:11 AM

Keep credentials out of code: Introducing Azure AD Managed Service Identity

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - A common challenge in cloud development is managing the credentials used to authenticate to cloud services. Today, I am happy...

September 15, 2017 03:52 AM

Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers -- and Government Snoops

Enterprise -- Talkin' Cloud - Called Azure confidential computing, the technology encrypts data while it is in use - which is when most security breaches occur.

September 15, 2017 03:51 AM