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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.

Critical Start to Buy Advanced Threat Analytics

03/15/2018
Firms previously had teamed up in SOC services.

Palo Alto Buys Evident.io to Secure the Cloud

03/15/2018
The $300 million deal is part of an industry-wide consolidation of cloud, data, and network security companies.

Voice-Operated Devices, Enterprise Security & the 'Big Truck' Attack

03/15/2018
The problem with having smart speakers and digital assistants in the workplace is akin to having a secure computer inside your office while its wireless keyboard is left outside for everyone to use.

(ISC)2 Report: Glaring Disparity in Diversity for US Cybersecurity

03/15/2018
While the average US security salary is $122,000, the average salary for people of color is $115,000, with men identifying as minorities making $6000 more than minority women.

New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis

03/14/2018
Researchers at Black Hat Asia will demonstrate a new framework they created for catching and studying Apple MacOS malware.

New Hosted Service Lowers Barriers to Malware Distribution

03/14/2018
BlackTDS is a traffic distribution service for directing users to malware and exploit kits based on specific parameters.

77% of Businesses Lack Proper Incident Response Plans

03/14/2018
New research shows security leaders have false confidence in their ability to respond to security incidents.

Segmentation: The Neglected (Yet Essential) Control

03/14/2018
Failure to deploy measures to contain unauthorized intruders is a recipe for digital disaster.

SEC Charges Former Equifax Exec with Insider Trading

03/14/2018
CIO of a US business unit within Equifax had reportedly learned of the company's data breach and sold his shares for nearly $1 million.