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Get defensive: A cybersecurity series

Jim Montague explores the latest in industrial cybersecurity and how the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the need for protection

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The SolarWinds Breach Reinforces Why Boards And Audit Committees Need More Tech Expertise

With annual audits under way, the SolarWinds breach spotlights a couple of major corporate governance gaps—the

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A Cybersecurity Checklist For 2021: 6 Ways To Help You Protect Yourself In Coming Year

2020 has been a perilous challenge for everyone across the globe. It was the year of the virus, from both a biological and a digital and cybersecurity perspective

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Chinese APT Hackers Target Southeast Asian Government Institutions

Cybersecurity researchers today unveiled a complex and targeted espionage attack on potential government sector victims in South East Asia that they believe was carried out by a sophisticated Chinese APT group at least since 2018

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Is quantum computing a cybersecurity threat?

Cybersecurity researchers and analysts are rightly worried that a new type of computer, based on quantum physics rather than more standard electronics, could break most modern cryptography

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Why Cyber Security Is Still So Complex

“Consumers, businesses, and entire systems all over the world are under threat on a daily basis.” Check out the full article about Cyber Security

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A Self-Service Password Reset Project Can Be A Quick Win For IT

One support issue common to both on-premises and remote end-users is password resets and other account-related activities.

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New Report Explains COVID-19’s Impact on Cybersecurity

Most cybersecurity professionals fully anticipated that cybercriminals would leverage the fear and confusion surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic in their cyberattacks

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North Korea-Linked Hackers Are Now Spreading Their Own Ransomware

Lazarus, the elite hacking group that has been linked to the North Korean government, has launched

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Industrial VPN Flaws Could Let Attackers Target Critical Infrastructures

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered critical vulnerabilities in industrial VPN implementations primarily used to provide remote access

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17-Year-Old Critical ‘Wormable’ RCE Vulnerability Impacts Windows DNS Servers

Cybersecurity researchers disclosed today a new highly critical “wormable” vulnerability affecting Windows Server versions 2003 to 2019.

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Performance Improvements via Formally-Verified Cryptography in Firefox

Cryptographic primitives, while extremely complex and difficult to implement, audit, and validate, are critical for security on the web.

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Ransomware Has A New And Very Valuable Hostage In Sight

Cybercriminals have figured out that fencing stolen data is a lot more work than just holding

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Lockdown Stories: How Cybersecurity Has Been Impacted

On the evening of Sunday March 22, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the plan for public lockdown in the battle against COVID-19.

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IBM Will No Longer Offer Or Develop Facial Recognition Software In Pursuit Of Racial Justice Reform

IBM’s CEO has told Congress on Monday that the tech firm will no longer offer, develop or research facial recognition technology as it strongly opposes the technology’s use for “mass surveillance, racial profiling, violations of basic human rights and freedom,” The Verge reports.

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The Real Cost Of Ransomware And How We Stop Paying It

Ransomware attacks are never far from the headlines and the impact of a successful hit can be devastating.

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How To Encrypt Your Internet Traffic 2020 Guide

There are numerous reasons why a user would want to encrypt their internet traffic, keep up

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HTTP Status Codes Command This Malware How to Control Hacked Systems

A new version of COMpfun remote access trojan (RAT) has been discovered in the wild that uses HTTP status codes to control compromised systems targeted in a recent campaign against diplomatic entities in Europe

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