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Privacy-focused communications app Signal is working on improving protection for contact information using Intel SGX technology [Read More]
Analysis of 21 popular mobile stock trading apps revealed the existence of several vulnerabilities and the lack of important security features [Read More]
Cloudflare says all customers will receive unmetered DDoS mitigation, and organizations will be able to select the geographical location of their SSL keys [Read More]
Unsigned apps can steal passwords from the macOS keychain, researcher warns. Issue affects several versions of OS, including High Sierra [Read More]
An unprotected AWS S3 bucket operated by a Verizon engineer leaked details on the telecoms giant’s internal systems [Read More]
Adobe security team accidentally publishes private PGP key on its blog [Read More]
A helpdesk vulnerability exposes the internal communications of hundreds of companies, researcher warned [Read More]
Symantec DLP 15 protects sensitive data in managed and unmanaged environments and when handled by third-parties, and helps with GDPR compliance. [Read More]
Joomla patches two vulnerabilities, including a login page flaw that allows attackers to guess admin credentials character by character [Read More]
Unprotected AWS cloud storage bucket leaks internal access credentials and other critical data from Viacom [Read More]

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Eddie Garcia's picture
This article explains how to encrypt data in a Hadoop cluster. The tools are available, and if you are brave enough, you could attempt this at home.
Eddie Garcia's picture
A common misconception about native HDFS encryption is the belief that the data is encrypted when written to disk on the data nodes like most disk encryption solutions.
Torsten George's picture
Google Dorking can be used to identify vulnerable systems and trace them to a specific place on the Internet.
Bill Sweeney's picture
Enterprises have to worry about the surface area that is open for attack and the challenge of detecting attacks quickly when they are occurring. In every instance simplification will help.
Wade Williamson's picture
Data science and machine learning models can assess large groups of cyber threats to find the subtle traits they have in common to better protect organizations.
Tim Layton's picture
The value of identifying your organization’s information out on the Dark Web can serve as a first-line indicator of a new breach that otherwise may go undetected for long periods of time.
Johnnie Konstantas's picture
DLP provides a range of business benefits, including compliance support and intellectual property protection. The concept isn’t a new one, but the ability to put it to use in an easier, more viable manner is.
David Holmes's picture
After designating 2014 as “The Year of the Mega-Breach,” the security community hoped to bring awareness to the challenge of protecting customer data. As it turns out, the breaches of 2015 make the previous year’s ones pale in comparison.
Rafal Los's picture
How many devices are showing up at the office this week that are an always-on conduit to your network from some external third party you really shouldn’t be trusting?
David Holmes's picture
Ron Rivest, the inventor of RC4, has improved the RC4 algorithm by adding a third index variable k and moving i through the array more quickly. This new, improved RC4 is called Spritz.