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Start protecting yourself from mobile banking hackers

August 17, 2017

Via: Market Watch

By 2021, millions more of us will be doing our banking on smartphones and tablets, researchers say. The number of mobile bank app users is expected to leap 53% in the next four years. So far, mobile banking has been a pretty […]


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SMBs Practice Better IoT Security Than Large Enterprises Do

August 10, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Massive IoT botnet Mirai helped fuel a 280% rise in telnet botnet attack activity in the first half of the year over the previous period, but small-to midsized (SMB) business are surprisingly better prepared to deal with IoT threats in general than […]


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How to Build a Path Toward Diversity in Information Security

July 28, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Some 1.8 million information security professionals will be needed in the next five years worldwide, further driving home the need to expand the pool of potential candidates by bringing more women and minorities into the mix, speakers on the “Making Diversity a […]


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Healthcare Industry Lacks Awareness of IoT Threat, Survey Says

July 21, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Healthcare networks are teeming with IoT devices from glucometers to infusion pumps, but a study found that the majority of IT decision makers may be operating with a false sense of security regarding their ability to protect these devices from […]


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WannaCry? You’re Not Alone: The 5 Stages of Security Grief

June 23, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

When it comes to securing the enterprise, the attackers have the advantage. Defenders are required to protect against every conceivable threat while the attacker needs only a single attack vector to penetrate a network. The universe of potential intrusion vectors […]


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Here Are 10 of the Biggest Corporate Hacks in History

June 22, 2017

Via: Fortune

Who has been hacked? It might be easier to ask who hasn’t been hacked, as Fortune explores in the cover story of our Jul. 1 issue. The list below is just a sample of big companies and institutions struck by […]


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5 Security Lessons WannaCry Taught Us the Hard Way

May 19, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The scope and severity of the fallout from the WannaCry attacks over the past week elicits plenty of “we told you so” head shakes about the dangers of ransomware. With a lightning-fast speed, the blackmail worm spread quickly. On Friday […]


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Why We Need a Data-Driven Cybersecurity Market

May 18, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Imagine you’re the chief information security officer (CISO) of a big bank. You’ve just implemented a new cybersecurity program and you want to see how your metrics stack up against those of your peers. It should be easy, right? It’s […]


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Breaches Can Crater Companies’ Stock by 5%

May 16, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Public companies that suffer a breach get hit with a double whammy of not only dealing with the attack but also face the prospect of their stock price falling an average of 5% on the day of the breach, according […]


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Hackers Face $8.9 Million Fine for Law Firm Breaches

May 10, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Three Chinese stock traders were ordered to pay $8.9 million in fines and penalties for hacking into two law firms and stealing information on upcoming mergers and acquisitions and then leveraging the information to trade stocks. A federal court in […]