On the partner front, CrowdStrike's latest relationships include enterprise IT supplier Computacenter and Veronym, a cloud-managed security service …
Written by Jeff Stone
CrowdStrike reported a total revenue of $178.1 million during the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, a massive uptick that coincided with ongoing concerns about the strength of the global economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Over the course of 2020, how and where we work has rapidly changed. More employees than ever before are working from home. In fact, according to CNBC, “42% of U.S. workers who did not telecommute previously are doing so now.” This new reality requires that organizations offer secure, remote access to critical work apps and services. As part of this, common applications like Oracle PeopleSoft are getting a second look. Business critical applications for managing employee lifecycles, tracking purchase orders, or performing other functions come with inherent risk because of the sensitive data they contain. Securing these applications to ensure that only the right people have access is critical. Unfortunately, organizations with legacy identity and access management (IAM) systems struggle with this.
A Facebook software engineer publicly resigned in a LinkedIn note Monday over the company’s handling of President Trump’s calls for violence on Facebook. The resignation letter has since gone viral on LinkedIn, with more than 39,000 reactions.
Like many parents, Zigazoo founder Zak Ringelstein worries about his children’s screen time. His worries only grew when COVID-19 led to school shutdowns and kids came home to a world of remote learning. Now, as lockdowns extend, Ringelstein is learning to embrace screen time as a way to sneak education and entertainment into his kids’ digital diet.
Facebook staff protests the social network’s stance on Trump posts, Volkswagen finalizes its $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI and we examine complaints about the layoff process at events and travel startup Pollen.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The PhishLabs Blog authored by Jessica Ellis. Read the original post at: https://info.phishlabs.com/blog/social-media-platforms-latest-channels-used-to-leak-sensitive-data
Hackers who obtained personal data on users of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare say they plan to use the information to perform so-called SIM swapping attacks, according to one of the hackers.
As protests continue to proliferate across the globe in the wake of George Floyd’s death, the Minnesota Police Department is making news for something else: A supposed hack, perpetrated at the hands of the Anonymous hacktivist group. According to Troy Hunt at Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), the group of allegedly ill-gotten email addresses and passwords has been circulating in multiple forums, with most of them attributing the credential leak to Anonymous, which is a loose affiliation of individuals that carry out hacking to send political messages. According to multiple social-media posts, Anonymous supposedly carried out the breach/leak in response to the MPD’s role in Floyd’s death.
A gang demanded an £800,000 Bitcoin ransom in a cyber attack on a firm owned by Kent County Council and leaked its data on the dark web. Kent Commercial Services (KCS) delivers services and supplies to public authorities, including protective equipment during the Covid-19 crisis. No ransom was paid and no personal data relating to taxpayers was stolen, KCS said. The Information Commissioner said KCS had been given data protection advice. KCS chief executive John Burr said: “The timing of this attack is particularly malicious and challenging given the current Covid-19 pandemic.”
A data breach affecting Joomla, the popular open-source content management system (CMS), was announced by its developers from Open Source Matters.
Introduction Phishing emails are one of the most common attack vectors used by cybercriminals. They can be used to deliver a malicious payload or steal user credentials from their target….
In their book Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (2008), Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory wrote that one of the most important factors for success in software development is feedback. ???Feedback is a core agile value. The short iterations of agile are designed to provide constant feedback to keep the team on track.??? The message still rings true: constant feedback is critical to successful deployments. The faster the better.
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4379-1
June 01, 2020
June 2, 2020 • The Recorded Future Team
We live in a world in which threats are constantly growing and morphing. Geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) links events to geography through visual depictions and deep analysis. This empowers leaders to understand what is happening, where it’s happening, and why it’s happening — so they can take decisive action to protect citizens.
For all the growth in use of productivity tools such as Trello or Slack, for all the deployment of collaboration and file-sharing systems such as Dropbox and Huddle, email remains the most widely-used business communication tool, by a significant margin.
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TVSmiles, a Berlin-based mobile native advertising app whose users earn digital currency in exchange for engaging with branded content such as quizzes, apps and videos, has suffered a data breach.
Over the years, it has been my experience that industry certifications have become standard for job consideration and/or advancement for many technical positions. This is, of course, in addition to having experience in the particular field.