75% of Security Awareness Pros Are Part Time

75% of Security Awareness Pros Are Part Time

The 2019 Security Awareness Report published by SANS Security Awareness, a division of SANS Institute, found that across many organizations, there is an increased emphasis on…

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Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk

Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk

App settings combined with Android behavior can put data integrity at risk for WhatsApp and Telegram users. WhatsApp and Telegram are personal messaging apps that…

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A Lawyer's Guide to Cyber Insurance: 4 Basic Tips

A Lawyer’s Guide to Cyber Insurance: 4 Basic Tips

The time to read the fine print in your cybersecurity insurance policy is before you sign on the dotted line. These days, it seems that…

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EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet has admitted that a “highly sophisticated cyber-attack” has affected approximately nine million customers. It said email addresses and travel details had been stolen and…

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Why human error is still the top cybersecurity risk for organizations

Why human error is still the top cybersecurity risk for organizations

C-suite executives are turning to AI and machine learning-based security solutions to combat threats, according to an Oracle report. Despite advancing threats from hackers and…

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Malware Steals Data By Adjusting Screen Brightness

Malware Steals Data By Adjusting Screen Brightness

A security researcher has discovered a novel way to steal data from a PC that isn’t connected to a network (air-gapped) by manipulating the brightness…

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How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

Washington legislators recently introduced the Washington Privacy Act (WPA). This legislation is a consumer-focused privacy law similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) but it also…

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What Is ISO 27001, ISMS and Do We Need It?

What Is ISO 27001, ISMS and Do We Need It?

Some time ago a friendly colleague reached out to me asking about ISO 27001. The questions were simple but got me thinking. I then realized…

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Hackers are hijacking smart building access systems to launch DDoS attacks

Hackers are hijacking smart building access systems to launch DDoS attacks

Hackers are actively searching the internet and hijacking smart door/building access control systems, which they are using to launch DDoS attacks, according to firewall company…

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Hackers using coronavirus scare to spread Emotet malware in Japan

Hackers using coronavirus scare to spread Emotet malware in Japan

Cybercriminals are using global fears about the virus to spread the Emotet trojan. Researchers with IBM X-Force and Kaspersky have discovered that cybercriminals are spreading…

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