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American tech giant Microsoft said Sunday its offer to buy TikTok was rejected, leaving Oracle as the sole remaining bidder ahead of the imminent deadline for the Chinese-owned video app to sell or shut down its US operations. [Read More]
Several major ICS vendors have released security advisories in response to the recently disclosed vulnerabilities affecting the CodeMeter licensing and DRM solution. [Read More]
Microsoft this week announced the public preview of new functionality to automatically deliver security patches to Windows virtual machines in Azure. [Read More]
A presidential memorandum made public on Friday by the White House details the cybersecurity principles that should govern space systems. [Read More]
China has launched an initiative to address global data security issues, a countermove to the U.S. “clean network” program that is aimed at discouraging other countries from using Chinese technology. [Read More]
Researchers have once again showed that many printers can still be hacked remotely; they hijacked 28,000 devices, but believe roughly half a million are vulnerable to attacks. [Read More]
The DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published details on its strategy for the secure deployment of 5G networks within the country. [Read More]
Video app TikTok said Saturday it will challenge in court a Trump administration crackdown on the popular Chinese-owned platform, which Washington accuses of being a national security threat. [Read More]
A top US official for election security said his biggest worry is the possibility of outside interference in a likely slow count of the votes the day after the November 3 presidential contest. [Read More]
TikTok has stepped up its defense against US accusations that the popular video app is a national security threat, denouncing what it called "rumors and misinformation" about its links to the Chinese government. [Read More]

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Matt Morris's picture
Companies must instill a culture of resilience in which security improvements are emphasized as a fundamental component of an organization’s individual corporate culture
Preston Hogue's picture
From a cybersecurity perspective, perhaps the greatest risk for digital education comes from the wide variation across districts in terms of resources.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Opportunities for accidental exposure of sensitive information are often compounded by multiple stakeholders using collaborative tools without the proper policies, oversight and security training.
AJ Nash's picture
Intelligence is one of a few vital security concepts that industries are increasing their investments in as they recognize the documented value of proactive security.
Marc Solomon's picture
Phil Jones who, who has overseen Operations within Airbus Cybersecurity since 2016, discusses some of the key takeaways from the current crisis.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Some security start-ups bring much needed creative thinking and new ideas to a challenging field. Others don’t bring much of anything to the table, and in some cases, can actually harm an organization’s security posture.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
As SecOps teams increasingly take on proactive risk reduction, their vocabulary expands from security threats to include posture lapses, and posture fatigue will grow.
Idan Aharoni's picture
The threat intelligence space is filled with great vendors who can provide organizations with a lot of value in helping them protect their brand, employees and customers.
Jim Ducharme's picture
Heightened anxiety is a normal consequence of drastic change, and it’s natural for the entire organization to be stressed by the shift to a fully remote work environment.
Laurence Pitt's picture
What can we do in order to prevent the spread of fake content or reduce the risk of a targeted use of Deepfakes that could cause damage to our organization?