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The Business of Security: Where Do Today's Hot Technologies Fit in the Marketplace?

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 18:03
Artificial intelligence and machine learning. Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. Identity protection and the cloud. These are among the hottest technologies in today's even hotter cybersecurity marketplace. But how can a security leader separate market hype from reality and plot an intelligent....
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Criminals peddle stolen and fake UK travel documents on social media for as little as £800

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:54
When the Mail tracked down a shocked Mr Nicolson, from Windsor, Berkshire, he said: ‘It’s disturbing. I’m an innocent victim of something that is becoming a pandemic.’ It is unclear when Mr Nicolson’s details were taken. He has been abroad six times in the past year – to St Tropez twice, Paris, Sicily, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
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Ingenious hack uses battery consumption to figure out what you're doing on your phone

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:53
An ambitious smartphone hack described by researchers would allow an attacker to accurately recreate what you're doing on the phone by taking into account how much battery power each action consumes. Comment Policy: We pre-moderate any comments and welcome all kinds of thoughts, supportive, dissenting, critical or otherwise.
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White House calls its own China tech cash-inject ban 'fake news'

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:50
The White House has decried as fake news reports that the Trump Administration will institute a ban on Chinese companies investing in US tech companies. "On behalf of @realDonaldTrump, the stories on investment restrictions in Bloomberg & WSJ are false, fake news," read a statement by Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin posted on Twitter.
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Painful truth: DNS, CDNs and CAs are Achilles' Heel for top websites

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:50
Internet infrastructure may be fairly resilient thanks to its distributed nature, but the web we've built on top of it appears to be rather fragile. In a paper distributed last week through the ArXiv preprint server, researchers for Carnegie Mellon University find that third-party services such as....
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Can industry help government make sense of artificial intelligence?

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:48
National security and defense officials are expressing concerns that the U.S. as a whole lacks a strategy for artificial intelligence on par with America’s competitors , so the House Armed Services Committee is engaging with key stakeholders in this space to establish an artificial intelligence commission.
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China’s cyberlaw is unfair, dangerous – and a model to follow

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:48
As a stark contrast to Europe’s recently implemented General Data Protection Regulation law , which seeks to protect individual rights and rein in the actions of large corporations on the internet, China’s cybersecurity law, implemented a year ago , gives an alternative vision about how nations may choose to apply cybersecurity laws in the future.
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Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Issue 18 | June 2018

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:46
JONES DAY CYBERSECURITY, PRIVACY & DATA PROTECTION ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Richard Martinez Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is driving an evolution in corporate privacy practices globally. As businesses address GDPR compliance, they also face a growing array of domestic and....
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Privacy and Cybersecurity Developments in Latin America

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:46
As is the case in most of the world's industrialized regions, Latin America's policymakers, industry leaders, and legal practitioners are giving significant attention to privacy, data breach, and cybersecurity matters. The ever-increasing acceleration in the introduction of new technologies, and the....
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How chatbots can ‘cross the chasm’ from novelty to enterprise

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:42
In the early days of chatbots, there was, as with all breakthrough technologies, a lot of hype around how they would transform business as we knew it. Now, two or three years down the road, we’re seeing that these promises were somewhat inflated and premature .
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Spy Group Targeted Air-Gapped Systems via Compromised Secure USB Drives

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:34
Air-gapped systems are isolated from the internet and even the local network, often because they serve a critical function or because they run specialized software on older operating systems that cannot be upgraded and properly secured. The Palo Alto researchers have recently analyzed a malware....
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One in four children under two has their own tablet, MPs' report shows

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:18
O ne in four under the age of two and more than a third of three to five year olds have their own tablet, according to research. Toddlers’ use of apps, websites and the internet has exploded to such an extent that the average pre-school child, including under twos, spends more than an hour a day....
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Intel Names Window Snyder as Chief Software Security Officer

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:10
. The microprocessor giant hires security veteran credited with leading both Microsoft’s and Apple’s security advancements. Famed security expert Window Snyder will join Intel next month as its chief software security officer and vice president and general manager of the Intel Platform Security Division.
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Protecting critical infrastructure in your own backyard

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:07
INDUSTRY INSIGHT Protecting critical infrastructure in your own backyard By Keren Cummins; Jun 25, 2018. In its very first Cybersecurity Executive Order , the Trump administration mandated broader support for strengthening both the cybersecurity of federal networks and of our nation’s critical infrastructure.
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Before the blockchain: 4 questions to answer

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:07
By Sara Friedman; Jun 25, 2018. For the past couple of years, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate has worked with startups to identify the benefits and limitations of blockchain technology. Anil John, a program manager in the Cyber Security Division at S&T,....
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AXIS A1601 Network Door Controller

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:05
| Share. Request more information Those organizations requiring large-scale access control installations, whether in terms of advanced functionality, number of doors or number of credentials, have a new option on the market. Organizations can now meet their needs through Axis and its partners, as....
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Finnish Darknet Website Shutdown by Authorities

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 16:59
#1219172: Finnish Darknet Website Shutdown by Authorities. Combined efforts by Finnish customs and police saw the shutdown of Sipulikanava, a Finnish website on the dark web under suspicion that the website provided a haven for drug dealers and buyers to interact and trade without fear of repercussion.
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China-linked Hackers Targeting Air-Gapped Systems: Report

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 16:59
#1219168: China-linked Hackers Targeting Air-Gapped Systems: Report. The cyber espionage group known as "Tick" has been targeting a secure USB drive built by a South Korean defense company, likely in an attempt to compromise air-gaped systems, Palo Alto Networks reports.
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Andreessen Horowitz is launching a $300 million fund to invest in crypto — and it hired its first-ever female general partner to lead the effort

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 16:58
. Andreessen Horowitz general partners Chris Dixon and Katie Haun. Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen Horowitz is launching a $300 million fund to invest in cryptocurrency companies and protocols, called "a16z crypto." The top VC firm hired Katie Haun, a former prosecutor with the US Department of....
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Hacked twice by the same person on different platforms

Cyber Security News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 16:52
In the last few months I have had someone trying to change my passwords and 2 factor. First on my ps4, which i stopped. However they succeeded in hijacking my instagram, the weird part is both times they used a phone number ending in the same last 4 digits. Nobody I know would be able to do this or any enemies I can think of.
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