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Category: Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity, Security

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 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

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 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

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 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

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 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

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 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

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 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

5 Network Security Threats And How To Protect Yourself

September 26, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity today matters so much because of everyone’s dependence on technology, from collaboration, communication and collecting data to e-commerce and entertainment. Every organisation that needs to deliver services to their customers and employees must protect their IT ‘network’ – all […]


Cybersecurity, Internet, Security, Social Networking

The Pentagon has ordered a review of US psyops on social media

September 19, 2022

Via: The Verge

Pentagon officials have ordered a sweeping review of US information warfare operations conducted through social media platforms, The Washington Post reports, after Twitter and Meta both identified networks of fake accounts believed to be connected to the US military. Citing […]


Cybersecurity, Security

The emerging field of cloud computing forensics

September 6, 2022

Via: Info World

We’ve all watched those prime-time crime dramas or true crime documentaries where the crime was not solved by the detective with 20 years of experience, but the man or woman who did computer forensics. Maybe the hero cracked into a […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Automation is the ultimate cloud security tip

August 30, 2022

Via: Info World

I’ve written about cloud security many times, including this post from 2021. The report I referenced found that misconfigured cloud servers caused 19% of data breaches. Corroborative data is available from public cloud providers that fight this daily. Microsoft analyzed […]


Cybersecurity, Security

U.S. Government Spending Billions on Cybersecurity

August 25, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

In recent months, the House of Representatives has been hard at work drafting various spending bills for the 2023 fiscal year. While these bills provide funding for a vast array of government programs and agencies, there was one thing that […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security is hard and won’t get much easier

August 22, 2022

Via: Info World

Security is one of the few things that will survive the budget axe should the world plunge into recession, but it’s increasingly clear that we can’t simply spend our way to a secure future. Indeed, SLSA (Supply-chain Levels for Software […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Microsoft Defender can now show you exactly where your business might get hacked

August 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft wants to solve one of the biggest cybersecurity problems for today’s enterprises – vulnerable endpoints(opens in new tab) flying under the security radar. The company has announced Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management, which looks to give IT teams […]


Cybersecurity, Security

The next generation of encryption may not be quite as secure as we’d hoped

August 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

One of the potential encryption algorithms that was a serious candidate to be used in the quantum computing world has been defeated worryingly simply. The algorithm in question is called SIKE (Supersingular Isogeny Key Encapsulation), and made it through the […]


Cybersecurity, Security

7 of the best robocall blocking apps and tools for avoiding phone spam

August 2, 2022

Via: Mashable

If there’s one thing people with iPhones and Android phones can agree on, it’s this: Robocalls suck. Personally speaking, robots call me more than my own mother does. A very concerned “Cynthia Arnold” gets in touch every week or so […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security bug left over 1,000 organizations open to ransomware, device hijacking

July 28, 2022

Via: Techradar

Security researchers have discovered two major flaws in FileWave’s endpoint(opens in new tab) management software which could have given threat actors a way to circumvent authentication measures and completely take over the affected devices. The flaws affected more than 1,100 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Microsoft launches new premium security app for Android and iOS devices

June 17, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Microsoft is bringing its long-running PC security app, Defender, to mobile devices in a new format. In an effort make itself known as a provider of reliable security solutions, the Redmond- based giant is now bringing a new Defender app […]


Cybersecurity, Security

EU must stand ground on cyber security, says Finland’s WithSecure

June 1, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

The European Union (EU) needs to take a stronger stance on cyber security, both to counter the growing wave of cyber crime and to confront the immediate threat of destabilising attacks from Russia, according to senior executives from WithSecure. The […]


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Over a third of cyber security professionals plan career change

June 1, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Over a third of the global cyber security workforce plans to change professions in the future due to frustrations with the sector, fuelling a talent shortage that is impacting organisations’ abilities to effectively secure their systems, an industry survey has […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Researchers discover zero-day Microsoft vulnerability in Office

May 31, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Malicious actors are using a previously undisclosed zero-day, zero-click vulnerability in Microsoft Office to execute PowerShell commands without user interaction, according to security researchers. The vulnerability – discovered by security researcher nao_sec on 27 May and later dubbed CVE-2022-30190 by […]