Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

February 17, 2020

1 in 6 Massachusetts Communities Hit by 'Ransomware' Attacks

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - Ryan Kath and Jim Haddadin report: Inside the Bay State, a handful of attacks against cities and towns have garnered...

February 17, 2020 06:39 PM

5 things you should know about cybersecurity insurance

Infosec -- CSO Online - You leave kerosene-soaked rags all around your house. You chain smoke. One day, while relaxing in front of an episode of CSI:Cyber,...

February 17, 2020 05:50 PM

US administration requests $9.8B for cyber 2021 budget for the Department of Defense

Infosec -- Security Affairs - The US administration requested $9.8 billion for cyber in next year's budget for the Department of Defense, the amount is...

February 17, 2020 05:29 PM

What happens when all the tiny satellites we're shooting into space get hacked?

FastCompany -- Hackers could shut them down-or turn them into weapons.

Last month, SpaceX became the operator of the world's largest active satellite constellation....

February 17, 2020 02:58 AM

The Secret Features of Okta Access Gateway: Part 2: On-Prem Data Sources

Infosec -- Okta Blog - At Okta, we love to secure access to everything, from cloud apps, to consumer apps, to servers, and infrastructure-from a single...

February 17, 2020 02:30 AM

Attacked by Ransomware, Many Companies Opt to Pay Up

CFO -- It's like the plot of a James Bond movie: Hackers take control of a global organization's computer systems and threaten...

February 17, 2020 01:24 AM

Black Hat Asia 2020 postponed due to coronavirus concerns

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Conference joins lengthening list of events taken out by virus.

February 17, 2020 12:59 AM

February 16, 2020

The Best Antivirus Is Not Traditional Antivirus

Life -- The Wirecutter - We set out to do a standard Wirecutter guide to the best antivirus app, so we spent months researching products, reading reports...

February 16, 2020 07:45 AM

Why you should treat company culture like finance or cybersecurity

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) recently passed a new regulation pressing companies to report business metrics not...

February 16, 2020 04:49 AM

How to Protect Your Mac from Malware, Viruses, and Other Assorted Junk

Life -- Lifehacker - Yes, Macs are susceptible to malware and virus as much as a Windows PC, and it's probably in your best interest to have at least...

February 16, 2020 04:01 AM

The Clear and Present Ransomware Danger

Enterprise -- E-Commerce Times - Ransomware hit at least 966 U.S. government agencies, educational establishments and healthcare providers in 2019, at...

February 16, 2020 02:52 AM

Jenkins servers can be abused for DDoS attacks

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - DDoS attacks can reach an amplification factor of 100, but servers will crash very quickly.

February 16, 2020 02:45 AM

With new release, Elastic enhances its threat detection capabilities

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Elastic N.V., no doubt encouraged by the rapid growth in enterprise cybersecurity spending, has over the last few quarters beefed...

February 16, 2020 02:45 AM

Is It Better to Outsource Security or Handle Security In-House?

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - The decision to outsource security or handle it all in-house hinges on resources and risk.

February 16, 2020 02:43 AM

Brazil launches cybersecurity strategy

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The document provides the path for the creation of a national policy with specific actions and timescales.

February 16, 2020 02:39 AM

IoT security is bad. It's time to take a different approach.

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - There are 127 new IoT devices connected to the internet every second, according to Cisco, and by 2025 there could be more than...

February 16, 2020 02:39 AM

Akamai beats estimates on cyber security and content delivery growth

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Akamai Technologies on Tuesday beat quarterly estimates for revenue and profit, driven by strong demand for its cloud...

February 16, 2020 02:23 AM

February 14, 2020

Who should lead the push for IoT security?

Enterprise -- Network World News - The ease with which internet of things devices can be compromised, coupled with the potentially extreme consequences of...

February 14, 2020 08:21 PM

Guide to Kubernetes Egress Network Policies

Enterprise -- Cloud Native Computing Foundation - A few months ago, we published a guide...

February 14, 2020 08:20 PM

Assembling an Advanced Security Arsenal, Part 1: Vulnerability Scanning

Enterprise -- The ChannelPro Network - The first installment in a four-part series examines a solution for internal vulnerability scanning, device alerting,...

February 14, 2020 08:15 PM

The Future of the Cloud Native Security Platform: Q&A with John Morello

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - On Feb. 11, Palo Alto Networks will host the Cloud Native Security Live - 2020 Summit. Ahead of the free multi-session...

February 14, 2020 08:13 PM

What Is DevSecOps and How to Enable It on Your SDLC?

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - For the past three to four years, all the companies around the IT world have adopted agile and different application development...

February 14, 2020 08:02 PM

5 firewall features IT pros should know about but probably don't

Enterprise -- Network World News - Firewalls continuously evolve to remain a staple of network security by incorporating functionality of standalone devices,...

February 14, 2020 07:59 PM

Gartner: The six tech trends HR should be ready for

Enterprise -- ChannelLife New Zealand - Data security, number of people with disabilities in workforce to triple, the push for transparency, and everything...

February 14, 2020 07:58 PM

Datacom expert becomes Palo Alto Networks 'Guardian'

Enterprise -- ChannelLife New Zealand - Datacom consultant David Hull has been recognised as one of only 37 'Guardians' around the world after being awarded...

February 14, 2020 06:53 PM

February 13, 2020

5 Ransomware Trends to Watch in 2020

Infosec -- Recorded Future - This is the fourth year that Recorded Future has asked me to write up my predictions...

February 13, 2020 09:46 PM

Breaches Increased in 2019, but the Number of Exposed Records Declined

Infosec -- ISC2 Blog - The number of U.S. data breaches bumped up 17% in 2019 but despite the increase, the volume of sensitive consumer records that were...

February 13, 2020 09:45 PM

CyberArk Delivers Blueprint for Privileged Access Management Success

Business Wire -- CyberArk Delivers Blueprint for Privileged Access Management Success

February 13, 2020 09:42 PM

DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

Infosec -- CSO Online - What is a DDoS attack?

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when an attacker, or attackers, attempt to make it impossible...

February 13, 2020 08:56 PM

Microsoft recommends Exchange admins to disable the SMBv1 protocol

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Microsoft is recommending administrators to disable the SMBv1 network communication protocol on Exchange servers to prevent...

February 13, 2020 08:55 PM

FBI: Business Email Compromise Cost Businesses $1.7B in 2019

Infosec -- Dark Reading - BEC attacks comprised nearly half of cybercrime losses last year, which totaled $3.5 billion overall as Internet-enabled crimes...

February 13, 2020 08:54 PM

Siemens fixed multiple DoS flaws in several products

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Siemens issued Patch Tuesday updates for February 2020 that fixed serious denial-of-service (DoS) flaws in several of its...

February 13, 2020 08:54 PM

Mozilla Firefox 73 Browser Update Fixes High-Severity RCE Bugs

Infosec -- Threatpost - The release of Firefox 73 fixed high-severity memory safety bugs that could cause arbitrary code execution and missing bounds check...

February 13, 2020 08:54 PM

Mozilla issues final warning to websites using TLS 1.0

Infosec -- Naked Security - From March, the Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Edge browsers will show warnings when users visit websites that only support TLS...

February 13, 2020 08:53 PM

A new senate bill would create a US data protection agency

Tech -- TechCrunch - Europe's data protection laws are some of the strictest in the world, and have long been a thorn in the side of the data-guzzling...

February 13, 2020 08:33 PM

Sorry, Mac owners, a new report says Windows PCs are safer from malware

Tech -- Mashable - The Mac vs. PC debate isn't nearly as intense as it was earlier in the 21st century, but a new malware report could stoke the flames...

February 13, 2020 08:19 PM

RSA Archer(r) SaaS Delivers Full Suite of Integrated Risk Management Solutions

Business Wire -- RSA (@RSAsecurity), a global cybersecurity leader delivering Business-Driven Security(tm) solutions to help organizations manage digital risk,...

February 13, 2020 07:58 PM

Puerto Rico's government fell victim to a $2.6M email phishing scam

Media -- The Next Web - The government of Puerto Rico has revealed it fell victim to an email phishing scam, with the attackers making off with more than...

February 13, 2020 07:48 PM

Is No-Factor Authentication Digital Security's Future?

Media -- PYMNTS.com - For a great example of an attempt at security that does much more to annoy legitimate consumers than to actually fend off fraudsters,...

February 13, 2020 07:43 PM

FBI: 50 Pct Of Cybercrime Targets B2B Payments

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Business email compromise (BEC) scams are squeezing more money than ever out of victims, and accounted for more than half of all...

February 13, 2020 07:25 PM

February 12, 2020

Crypto AG was spied for US, German intelligence agencies for decades

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Swiss authorities are investigating into allegations the company Crypto AG, a Switzerland-based maker of encryption devices,...

February 12, 2020 09:03 PM

Three Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs an Identity Solution

Infosec -- Okta Blog - Nonprofits do society's hardest work. They serve our most vulnerable people, protect our most precious resources, and advocate for...

February 12, 2020 09:02 PM

Intel Patches High-Severity Flaw in Security Engine

Infosec -- Threatpost - The high-severity vulnerability could enable denial of service, privilege escalation and information disclosure.

February 12, 2020 08:43 PM

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

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Dell addresses a flaw in the Dell SupportAssist Client software that could allow local attackers to execute arbitrary code...

February 12, 2020 08:41 PM

Safer internet day - Cybercrime facts Infographic

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Dear readers, I decided to create a simple Infographic that shows Cybercrime facts in 2019, I've done it for Safer Internet...

February 12, 2020 08:39 PM

Wisconsin university launches online cybersecurity course

Infosec -- The Daily Swig - Higher education aims to fill the workforce gap

February 12, 2020 08:36 PM

6 Factors That Raise The Stakes For IoT Security

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Developments that exacerbate the risk and complicate making Internet of Things devices more secure.

February 12, 2020 08:35 PM

Cybersecurity in 2020: From secure code to defense in depth

Infosec -- CSO Online - Since 2014, CIOs have flagged cybersecurity as either their first or second most important IT management issue in the venerable...

February 12, 2020 08:34 PM

No Relief for Cybersecurity Teams in Sight, Reveals Tripwire's Latest Skills Gap Report

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - You've seen the high-level stats on the cybersecurity skills gap, but I'll remind you of some of the main...

February 12, 2020 08:34 PM