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AWS has reached out to customers reportedly targeted by the Capital One hacker, but says none of them reported any significant issues. [Read More]
Researchers discovered that organizations expose many confidential documents by uploading them to malware analysis sandboxes. [Read More]
Google’s Password Checkup extension warns users if their password has been compromised, but many don’t change their password after being alerted. [Read More]
A database of personal information has been found on an unsecured server that includes vast numbers of biometric records. [Read More]
British Airways (BA) has been criticized for allowing hackers easy access to customer flight information via a vulnerability affecting its e-ticketing system. [Read More]
Twitter again admits that it may have shared some ad-related data collected from users with third parties without permission. [Read More]
Slack has unveiled new enterprise security tools that give admins more control over who can access Slack and how it can be used. [Read More]
Researchers have found additional Dragonblood vulnerabilities in the WPA3 protocol and it only takes $1 worth of AWS computing power to obtain the password of a Wi-Fi network. [Read More]
Misconfiguration in JIRA project management software results in thousands of companies’ filters, dashboards and staff data being publicly exposed. [Read More]
An unprotected, internet accessible ElasticSearch database exposed 40GB of sensitive data from Honda Motor Company, containing technical details on employee computers, including its CEO, [Read More]

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Jim Gordon's picture
Individuals and security professionals should have a 360 mindset and know the actions needed to take in the pursuit of data protection and the preservation of privacy.
Alastair Paterson's picture
If it takes a whole village to raise a child, it takes a whole community of vendors and business partners to build a secure data environment.
Ellison Anne Williams's picture
Data in Use has become a point of least resistance for an attacker. There is a major industry need to recognize this lapse and close the gap in data security by protecting data while it is being used.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
DLP has always been tricky to deploy and enforce, and most CISOs can freely regale stories of DLP promises and their subsequent failures.
Ellison Anne Williams's picture
Data protection schemes must recognize and secure data as it exists at all points in the processing lifecycle, whether at rest, in transit, or in use.
Torsten George's picture
By implementing the core pillars of GDPR, organizations can assure they meet the mandate’s requirements while strengthening their cyber security posture.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Failure to implement basic cybersecurity hygiene practices will leave retailers vulnerable to damage and fines during a lucrative time for their businesses.
Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
Preston Hogue's picture
Security teams should think about how company data might connect with data from other organizations or industries and how those combined data sets could be triangulated into a larger picture that ultimately puts you at risk.
Bradon Rogers's picture
While a contract, distributed, partner-oriented workforce and supply chain can create serious risks to your organization, careful implementation of visibility and data protection strategies can help you mitigate many of the risks.