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Seagate and RackTop join forces to launch a secure data storage product designed to help government organizations address cybersecurity and compliance challenges [Read More]
Mozilla announces intention to restrict the AppCache mechanism to secure connections in Firefox and other major web browser vendors plan on doing the same [Read More]
Two more misconfigured databases exposing the personal details of thousands of people were disclosed late last week [Read More]
Senator who conducted 4-month investigation into Equifax breach wants answers after credit agency admits that hackers accessed types of data not mentioned in initial disclosure [Read More]
The personal details of 800,000 customers of Swiss telecoms giant Swisscom were compromised in a data breach [Read More]
Gas stations exposed to remote hacker attacks due to several vulnerabilities found in a widely used automation system [Read More]
The 'responsible encryption' demanded by law enforcement and some politicians will not prevent criminals 'going dark'; will weaken cyber security for innocent Americans; and will have a hit on the U.S. economy. [Read More]
The massive 2016 breach that Uber covered up for more than a year was the work of a couple of individuals from Canada and Florida [Read More]
Cisco reissues patches for critical vulnerability affecting its security appliances after finding new attack vectors and additional affected features [Read More]
Google Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM) users can now assign custom roles for fine-grained security [Read More]

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Erin O’Malley's picture
Today, we expect ultimate convenience. But at what cost? More and more, I’m left wondering whether modern conveniences—grâce à today’s advanced technologies—are truly worth the risk.
Steven Grossman's picture
The PCI DSS 3.2 should greatly help companies reduce third party vendor risk, and is starting to shift from just a check-the-compliance-box activity to a more continuous compliance model.
Jim Ivers's picture
If a car’s systems can be hacked to disable critical systems, then attacks can also be used to extract information. Similar to IoT, if data is being collected, data can be exfiltrated.
David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
Travis Greene's picture
To understand why return on Access Governance is lower versus other security technologies, we first need to understand why Access Governance is implemented in the first place.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
Torsten George's picture
To achieve continuous compliance and monitoring, organizations are forced to automate many otherwise manual, labor-intensive tasks.
Torsten George's picture
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is an important building block, but still just the first step towards implementing operationalized defenses against cyber security risks.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Marcus Ranum's picture
To communicate about our metrics, we need ways that we can ground our experience in terms of “normal” for us; Otherwise, we really can't communicate our metrics effectively with anyone who isn't in a similar environment.