Phishing sent through emails is the most common form of cyber attack because it is easy to pull off. And the high level of digital connectivity in every business today, opens organisations to attacks. Every Chief Information Security Officer has reason to fear a phishing attack because through it, cybercriminals can steal company or personal data, delete files and even deploy ransomware.
Introduction Hosted by CompTIA and currently on its first exam version, the Cyber Security Analyst + certification (or CySA+) is new among the forefront of cybersecurity certifications available. One…
Amid worker protests and antitrust investigations, Amazon’s Prime Day sales event carried on as usual — and that means it again set new records for the online retailer. This time, Amazon says Prime Day 2019 was bigger than both Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, as Prime members purchased more than 175 million items during the event.
Written by Jeff Stone
If your boss sends you an email asking for a wire transfer, you should think twice. Hackers are using compromised corporate email accounts to steal more money than ever, according to new findings from a federal anti-money laundering watchdog.
The idea behind Dust Identity was originally born in an MIT lab where students developed a system of uniquely identifying objects using diamond dust. Since then, the startup has been working to create a commercial application for the advanced technology, and today it announced a $10 million Series A round led by Kleiner Perkins, which also led its $2.3 million seed round last year.
Written by Sean Lyngaas
Since May, security researchers have been sounding the alarm about the “BlueKeep” vulnerability in old Microsoft Windows operating systems. There has been a large movement to get users to patch for the flaw, which could be exploited at scale. Data released Wednesday by cybersecurity-ratings company BitSight Technologies show a mixed report card on how well organizations have closed that security hole.
Changing your passwords frequently sounds like commonsense advice, and has served as conventional wisdom in computer security for a long time. However, just because something is common doesn’t mean it makes sense.
Enterprise mobility management (EMM) is now widely adopted, with more than three-quarters of enterprises deploying the technology, according to IDC survey data. However, there are still roadblocks to end user adoption and penetration of the technology in terms of enrolled devices among users.
We all rely on maps to get where we’re going or investigate a neighborhood for potential brunch places, but the data we’re looking at is often old, vague, or both. Nexar, maker of dashcam apps and cameras, aims to put fresh and specific data on your map with images from the street taken only minutes before.
Another clinical lab ensnared in the AMCA data breach has come forward.
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