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Category: Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity, Security

New U.S. Government Initiative Holds Contractors Accountable for Cybersecurity

October 7, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The U.S. government on Wednesday announced the formation of a new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative that aims to hold contractors accountable for failing to meet required cybersecurity requirements in order to safeguard public sector information and infrastructure. “For too long, companies […]


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New strategies needed to close the cyber security skills gap

October 5, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

While most of us were slow to grasp the new rhythms of working from home, one group seized on the chaos of the pandemic with lightning speed: cyber criminals. Everyone – from the NHS to national infrastructure to FTSE250 companies […]


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How to secure cloud infrastructure across the development lifecycle

September 28, 2021

Via: Info World

Cloud computing represents the most profound IT shift in decades, helping organizations across industries to transform every aspect of how they do business. But the cloud turned security on its head, creating entire new categories of risks and challenges that […]


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Cyber security in the public cloud

September 27, 2021

Via: Info World

Among the biggest considerations companies face when selecting public cloud service providers is the level of cyber security they offer, meaning the features and capabilities they put in place to protect their own networks and services and to keep their […]


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Remote workers routinely bypassed security tools during pandemic

September 1, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

More than a quarter of security leaders in the UK say remote-working employees either circumvented or purposely turned off security tools and services, and a third admit compromising their organisation’s security to some degree in order to facilitate the practice, […]


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Google and Microsoft pledge major cybersecurity spend following White House meeting

August 26, 2021

Via: Techradar

Some of the world’s leading technology companies, including Google and Microsoft, have earmarked billions of dollars to help raise the cybersecurity stance of the industry as a whole following a meeting with US President Joe Biden. Earlier this week, the […]


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Google, Amazon forced to patch DNS platforms after serious bug discovered

August 5, 2021

Via: Techradar

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a security issue that affected hosted DNS service providers and can be exploited to monitor incoming traffic and map the victim’s internal networks. At the recent Black Hat security conference, the security researchers Shir Tamari and […]


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This New Malware Hides Itself Among Windows Defender Exclusions to Evade Detection

July 20, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday lifted the lid on a previously undocumented malware strain dubbed “MosaicLoader” that singles out individuals searching for cracked software as part of a global campaign. “The attackers behind MosaicLoader created a piece of malware that can […]


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Microsoft acquires cybersecurity firm RiskIQ as the threat of ransomware intensifies

July 12, 2021

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is officially acquiring RiskIQ, a security software vendor. RiskIQ provides management tools and threat intelligence gathering against a wide range of cyberattacks across Microsoft’s own cloud services, AWS, on-premises servers, and supply chain attacks. While Microsoft hasn’t valued the […]


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US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency launches ransomware assessment tool

July 1, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the United States’ counterpart of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has added a ransomware readiness assessment (RRA) module to its Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET) package, offering defenders a desktop tool to […]