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Do Cybercriminals Fear Arrest?

03/23/2021
Researchers explore how cybercriminals weigh the possibility of arrest and whether it deters criminal activity.

Disrupting the Cybercriminal Supply Chain

03/23/2021
It is time to turn the tables on cybercriminals and use their own tactics against them.

Cartoon Caption Winner: In Hot Water

03/23/2021
And the winner of The Edge's March cartoon caption contest is ...

Data Protection Is a Group Effort

03/23/2021
When every employee is well-versed in customer data privacy principles, the DPO knows the enterprise's sensitive data is in good hands.

Researchers Discover Two Dozen Malicious Chrome Extensions

03/22/2021
Extensions are being used to serve up unwanted adds, steal data, and divert users to malicious sites, Cato Networks says.

Acer Reportedly Hit With $50M Ransomware Attack

03/22/2021
Reports say a ransomware gang has given Acer until March 28 to pay, or it will double the ransom amount.

CSA & ISACA Team Up on Cloud Auditing Certificate

03/22/2021
The Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge aims to fill a gap in the market for cloud IT auditing as more organizations work in cloud environments.

Qualys CEO Courtot Departs for Health Reasons

03/22/2021
The well-known security industry entrepreneur initially took a leave of absence in February.

Top 3 Cybersecurity Lessons Learned From the Pandemic

03/22/2021
Defending an enterprise of fully remote employees and their devices at this scale and speed had never been done before. Now, we do it every day.

3 Classes of Account Fraud That Can Cost Your Company Big Time

03/22/2021
Understanding each one can go a long way toward demystifying the topic as a whole - and combatting the threat.

The Edge Pro Tip: The Feds Are Your Friends

03/22/2021
Here's what to expect when you report an insider incident to the FBI.

On the Road to Good Cloud Security: Are We There Yet?

03/22/2021
Misconfigured infrastructure is IT pros' top cloud security concern, but they're conflicted on how to address it in practice.

New Malware Hidden in Apple IDE Targets macOS Developers

03/19/2021
XcodeSpy is latest example of growing attacks on software supply chain.

Verkada Attacker Charged With Wire Fraud, Conspiracy in US

03/19/2021
Swiss national Till Kottmann and co-conspirators are accused of breaking into dozens of US companies and government entities.

SolarWinds-Linked Attackers Target Microsoft 365 Mailboxes

03/19/2021
Researchers observe attackers altering mailbox folders to assign read-only permissions to any authenticated user on a target machine.

Russian Man Pleads Guilty in Thwarted Tesla Hack

03/19/2021
Egor Kriuchkov will be sentenced in May on conspiracy charge

How Us Shady Geeks Put Others Off Security

03/19/2021
Early adopters of security and privacy tools may be perceived by others as paranoid, which, in turn, may repel non-experts from protecting themselves online.

Tech Vendors' Lack of Security Transparency Worries Firms

03/18/2021
A majority of firms say they're more likely to buy from suppliers that are open about security issues -- yet that sentiment isn't necessarily reflected in the technology providers they're currently working with.

Facebook Expands Security Key Support to iOS & Android

03/18/2021
Facebook's announcement arrives the same week Twitter enabled support for multiple security keys on user accounts.

Women's History Month: Making Mentorship Meaningful

03/18/2021
This month is a perfect opportunity for us to take a step back and think about what role we want to play as women in the technology sector.