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Hackers Steal Payment Card Data on 880K from Expedia Orbitz

03/20/2018
Expedia announces a breach exposing 880,000 customer records to the world.

Facebook CISO Stamos to Depart from the Social Media Firm: Report

03/20/2018
Stamos will remain in his position through August, according to a report in The New York Times.

The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity

03/20/2018
Aggregating threat intel from external data sources is no longer enough. You must look inside and outside your traditional knowledge base for the best way to defend against attacks.

7 Spectre/Meltdown Symptoms That Might Be Under Your Radar

03/20/2018
The Spectre/Meltdown pair has a set of major effects on computing but there are impacts on the organization that IT leaders might not have considered in the face of the immediate problem.

AMD Processor Flaws Real, But Limited

03/19/2018
A vulnerability report threatened falling skies over AMD processor vulnerabilities that are real but limited in impact.

New Method Proposed for Secure Government Access to Encrypted Data

03/19/2018
'Crumple Zones' in crypto mechanisms can make it possible - but astronomically expensive - to access encrypted data, say researchers from Boston University and Portland State University.

Russian APT Compromised Cisco Router in Energy Sector Attacks

03/19/2018
DragonFly hacking team that targeted US critical infrastructure compromised a network router as part of its attack campaign against UK energy firms last year.

Half of Cyberattacks in the Middle East Target Oil & Gas Sector: Siemens

03/19/2018
Nearly one-third of all cyberattacks worldwide are against operations technology (OT), or industrial networks, a new report by Siemens and The Ponemon Institute shows.

Microsoft Offers New Bug Bounties for Spectre, Meltdown-Type Flaws

03/19/2018
Microsoft is offering a short-term bug bounty program for speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities and threats.

A Data Protection Officer's Guide to the GDPR Galaxy

03/19/2018
Impending deadline got you freaking out? These five tips might help you calm down, at least a little.

Cybercriminals Launder Up to $200B in Profit Per Year

03/19/2018
Cybercrime funds make up 8-10% of all illegal profits laundered and amount to $80-200 billion each year.

Phantom Secure 'Uncrackable Phone' Execs Indicted for RICO Crimes

03/16/2018
Executives of Phantom Secure have been indicted on federal RICO charges for encrypting communications among criminals.

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level

03/16/2018
As security evolve as a corporate priority, so do the roles and responsibilities of the executive team. These seven titles are already feeling the impact.

Google Rolls Out New Security Features for Chrome Enterprise

03/16/2018
The business-friendly browser now includes new admin controls, EMM partnerships, and additions to help manage Active Directory.

The Containerization of Artificial Intelligence

03/16/2018
AI automates repetitive tasks and alleviates mundane functions that often haunt decision makers. But it's still not a sure substitute for security best practices.

Are DDoS Attacks Increasing or Decreasing? Depends on Whom You Ask

03/15/2018
Details on DDoS trends can vary, depending on the reporting source.

Microsoft Report: Cybersecurity's Top 3 Threats Intertwine

03/15/2018
Botnets, ransomware, and simple attack methods dominate the threat landscape and build on each other to drive effectiveness.

Cryptojacking Threat Continues to Rise

03/15/2018
Unauthorized cryptocurrency mining can consume processing power and make apps unavailable as well as lead to other malware.

Trump Administration Slaps Sanctions on Russian Hackers, Operatives

03/15/2018
A two-pronged and mostly symbolic strategy names and shames Russia for US election-tampering and hacking of critical infrastructure.

Online Ads vs. Security: An Invisible War

03/15/2018
Why visiting one website is like visiting 50, and how you can fight back against malvertisers.