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Cybersecurity, Security

The US government is building an AI sandbox to tackle cybercrime

January 10, 2023

Via: Techradar

Top US security agencies are developing a virtual environment that uses machine learning in an effort to gain insight on cyberthreats and share findings with both public and private organizations. A joint effort between the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) […]


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How to protect yourself from bank fraud

January 5, 2023

Via: Mashable

In the 21st century, protecting yourself from bank fraud no longer means what it once did — being on the lookout for face-to-face grifters and charlatans — and instead it means a fundamental rethinking of your relationship to your money. […]


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How to Plan a Cybersecurity Strategy for Your Small Business

December 23, 2022

Via: SmartData Collective

Do you think a small business owner need not worry about cyberattacks? 46% of all cyberattacks impact businesses with less than 1000 employees. Small businesses have fewer resources to invest in the security paradigm. That’s why; hackers find it easy […]


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Open source security fought back in 2022

December 12, 2022

Via: Info World

Early December marked the one-year anniversary of the Log4j security meltdown. Ever since, the software world has been on a dead sprint to ensure it would never happen again. We’re finally seeing some traction as the missing links in software […]


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A worrying amount of apps found to have high-severity security flaws

December 9, 2022

Via: Techradar

A worrying amount of commonly-used apps have high-severity security flaws, especially those used by companies in the technology sector, new research has found. A report from Veracode analyzing 20 million scans across half a million applications in technology, manufacturing, retail, […]


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What Developers Need to Fight the Battle Against Common Vulnerabilities

December 1, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Today’s threat landscape is constantly evolving, and now more than ever, organizations and businesses in every sector have a critical need to consistently produce and maintain secure software. While some verticals – like the finance industry, for example – have […]


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7 Cyber Security Tips for SMBs

November 29, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

When the headlines focus on breaches of large enterprises like the Optus breach, it’s easy for smaller businesses to think they’re not a target for hackers. Surely, they’re not worth the time or effort? Unfortunately, when it comes to cyber […]


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Huawei and ZTE are banned in the US again

November 28, 2022

Via: Techradar

Telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE are among a number of Chinese firms that have, once again, been banned in the United States. As stated in a press release published by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) late last week, Huawei, ZTE, […]


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Azure will now protect SMBs from DDoS attacks

November 22, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft have announced(opens in new tab) that a new SKU for its cloud computing platform Azure’s DDoS Protection offering, which it says is specifically designed with SMBs in mind, is now available in public preview. Dubbed “IP Protection” the latest […]


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Many of us still aren’t putting password protection on our Wi-Fi

November 7, 2022

Via: Techradar

The vast majority of internet users admit that they don’t have a password protecting their home Wi-Fi connection, possibly leaving them open to potential cyberattacks, new research has found. A report from PC Matic found 89% of people don’t have […]


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Outdated Android and iOS phones could put US government workers at risk of attack

November 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

Many individuals working across US government agencies and organizations are using smartphones with outdated operating systems, putting both them and the organizations they work for at major risk of identity theft(opens in new tab), data leaks, and other forms of […]


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Why you’re getting cloud security wrong

October 25, 2022

Via: Info World

The Cloud Security Alliance, in partnership with security company BigID, released the results of a survey of 1,500 IT and security professionals. They all weighed in on the state of cloud data security in 2022 and had some not-so-surprising data […]


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Thousands of GitHub repositories are littered with malware

October 24, 2022

Via: Techradar

More than one in every ten GitHub repositories sharing exploit proof-of-concepts could be holding some form of malware or malicious content, putting software developers and cybersecurity researchers at plenty of risk, experts have found. GitHub is used, among other things, […]


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It’s time to prioritize SaaS security

October 21, 2022

Via: Info World

We’ve made a point of shoring up security for infrastructure-as-a-service clouds since they are so complex and have so many moving parts. Unfortunately, the many software-as-a-service systems in use for more than 20 years now have fallen down the cloud […]


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Want More Secure Software? Start Recognizing Security-Skilled Developers

October 5, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The cyber threat landscape grows more complex by the day, with our data widely considered highly desirable “digital gold”. Attackers are constantly scanning networks for vulnerable applications, programs, cloud instances, and the latest flavor of the month is APIs, with […]


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Cloudflare announces quantum cryptography beta to thwart decryption

October 4, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cloudflare has announced(opens in new tab) that all websites and APIS served through its platform will now support a post-quantum hybrid key agreement. The service, which is now in beta, strives to protect encrypted internet traffic from computers powerful enough […]


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Enterprises embrace devsecops practices against supply chain attacks

September 30, 2022

Via: Info World

For enterprise security professionals alarmed about the rising number of supply chain attacks, a report released this week by Google and supply chain security firm Chainguard has good news: Devsecops best practices are becoming more and more common. The recent […]


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Big firms are being hit with hundreds of cyberattacks every week

September 27, 2022

Via: Techradar

The number of cyberattacks against big firms is constantly rising, and is now at the point where increased stress, long hours and hard work are business as usual for SecOps teams. Trellix recently polled 9,000 security decision makers from large […]


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Why Continuous Security Testing is a Must for Organizations Today

September 27, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The global cybersecurity market is flourishing. Experts at Gartner predict that the end-user spending for the information security and risk management market will grow from $172.5 billion in 2022 to $267.3 billion in 2026. One big area of spending includes […]


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There’s been a huge rise in open-source cyberattacks

September 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cybercriminals are capitalizing on the fact that an increasing number of companies rely on open-source code repositories to build out their software solutions, new research has claimed. In the last three years, the number of compromised packages, typosquatting attacks on […]