CIO Cybersecurity Strategies Increasingly Rely on ‘Multi-Cloud’

CIO Cybersecurity Strategies Increasingly Rely on ‘Multi-Cloud’

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 23.07.2018

Enterprises are progressively moving their workloads to multiple cloud (multi-cloud) providers, migrating their mission-critical applications to an environment that facilitates performance, management and scalability. This novel strategy shifts focus away from cutting costs and towards increased performance and security, while enabling organizations to stay innovative and competitive, new data shows. read more

US clinical lab recovers within 50 minutes of getting hit by SamSam ransomware

US clinical lab recovers within 50 minutes of getting hit by SamSam ransomware

by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 20.07.2018

LabCorp, a clinical lab based in Burlington, North Carolina, fell victim to a ransomware attack last week, in the latest in a long string of hacker attacks on the healthcare sector. The healthcare testing and#38; diagnostics company reportedly noticed suspicious activity on its information technology network during the weekend of July 14. According to CSO [and#8230;] read more

As Cloud, Cybersecurity Grow More Complex, Enterprises Lean On AI

As Cloud, Cybersecurity Grow More Complex, Enterprises Lean On AI

by Business Insights , on 20.07.2018

A recent report from PandS Market Research pegs the growth in the cybersecurity artificial intelligence market at 36 percent annually from 2017 through 2023, when it expects the cybersecurity artificial intelligence market to reach $18 billion. read more

Microsoft offers up to $100,000 to identity bug finders

Microsoft offers up to $100,000 to identity bug finders

by Graham CLULEY, from HotForSecurity , on 19.07.2018

Want to earn $100,000? You could win as much as that if you manage to uncover a serious vulnerability in Microsoftand#8217;s various identity services. And you could be helping millions of people around the world better secure themselves both at home and in the workplace. Microsoft has announced that white hat hackers can be rewarded [and#8230;] read more

Businesses Seek to Please Customers Before Regulators in Drive for GDPR Compliance

Businesses Seek to Please Customers Before Regulators in Drive for GDPR Compliance

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 19.07.2018

2018 will be remembered by many in the corporate world as the year the GDPR kicked in. Every organization covered by the EU’s new regulation had a year’s heads up to ensure conformity, yet few today are 100% compliant. However, new data suggests a few good reasons behind businesses’ extra diligence in their approach to this pressing issue. read more

Silk Road administrator extradited to the US to face trial

Silk Road administrator extradited to the US to face trial

by Luana PASCU, from HotForSecurity , on 18.07.2018

The Silk Road investigation has led to another, and final, major arrest, that of 30-year-old Irish citizen Gary Davis, also known as Libertas. He was part of the small staff running the marketplace. After his arrest in 2014, Davis was just now extradited from Ireland to New York, after he lost the 2017 appeal against [and#8230;] read more

Business Email Compromise Scams Have Netted $12.5 Billion, Says FBI

Business Email Compromise Scams Have Netted $12.5 Billion, Says FBI

by Graham Cluley, from Business Insights , on 18.07.2018

The FBI is once again warning businesses of the serious dangers posed by business email compromise (BEC) scams, saying that losses globally have risen by 136% since December 2016. read more

Trump casts doubt on Justice Department investigation; wants joint cybersecurity team with Russia

Trump casts doubt on Justice Department investigation; wants joint cybersecurity team with Russia

by Luana PASCU, from HotForSecurity , on 17.07.2018

Not long ago, an official from the former Obama administration warned that the US is the most vulnerable nation to cyberattacks. While the Trump administration appeared to be making some efforts to redefine the role and authority of the CISO, something mind blowing happened in the meantime: the White House fired the cybersecurity coordinator on [and#8230;] read more

CISO Responsibilities Growing Faster than Their Ability to Address Them

CISO Responsibilities Growing Faster than Their Ability to Address Them

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 17.07.2018

The past few years have seen IT chiefs take on more and more duties towards achieving cyber resilience for their organizations. Little do their higher-ups know that different ranks across the company must now shoulder those responsibilities to accomplish this mission. And if recent studies are any indication, CIOs and CISOs still have a ways to go to persuade their peers to make cybersecurity a key part of the business program. read more

IoT search engine exposes passwords of over 30,000 vulnerable DVRs

IoT search engine exposes passwords of over 30,000 vulnerable DVRs

by Graham CLULEY, from IoT Security Insights , on 16.07.2018

We've often warned on the Bitdefender BOX blog of the risks of not keeping your IoT devices updated with the latest security patches. After all, if you leave a vulnerable device online there's always the danger that a hacker might access it over the internet and exploit the flaw to hijack it for their own ... The post IoT search engine exposes passwords of over 30,000 vulnerable DVRs appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

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