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Automation

Cisco Report Finds Organizations Relying on Automated Cyber-Security

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Cisco's 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report reveals that attackers are increasingly using encryption to help evade detection.
Daily Tech Briefing Feb. 21, 2018

U.S. Charges 13 Russians With Plot to Disrupt 2016 Election VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: The U.S. indicts 13 Russians in a plot to influence the 2016 election campaign; FedEx customer data is left publicly exposed on a cloud storage server; the U.S. formally accuses Russia of launching the NotPetya ransomware attack; and there's more.
Cloud Virus Scanning

Tesla Cloud Account Data Breach Revealed in RedLock Security Report

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers at RedLock find major breach at Tesla’s cloud environment that led to leak of sensitive data and theft of computer resources.
InSpec

Chef Launches InSpec 2.0 to Improve Security Compliance Automation

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Chef updates its open-source detection and evaluation tool to help organizations with security compliance in the cloud.
Apple

Apple Patches Indian Character Crash Bug in iOS, macOS

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A flaw in the Apple Core Text framework enabled a simple character to crash any Apple device that attempted to render the symbol.
election tech security

U.S. Indicts 13 Russians in Plot to Influence 2016 Election Campaign

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NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted 13 Russians and three Russian organizations on charges of engaging in cyber-crimes aimed at meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Docker Container Crypto-Currency attacks

Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers observe an attack in progress to learn how cyber-attackers insert crypto-currency mining malware into Docker containers.
cyber.security.trends

Five Security Truisms That Have Stood the Test of Time

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Despite all of the iterations in software and hardware during the last couple of decades, there remains some fundamental security advice that has stood the test of time and is just as relevant today as it was in the 1980s.
New Google Cloud DLP Features

FedEx Customer Data Left Publicly Exposed on Cloud Storage Server

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Yet another cloud data leak is discovered, this time it's 119,000 documents with personally identifiable information from the FedEx-owned company Bongo International.
New Wave WannaCry

U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Launching NotPetya Ransomware Attack

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The U.S., UK, Canada and Australia now say that the Russian military was responsible for the June 2017 NotPetya global cyber-attacks that caused hundreds of millions in damages.
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IT Risk Assessments Suffer From Lack of Automation, Planning: KPMG SLIDESHOW

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In assessing IT risks, a “reactive and siloed” approach—along with a lack of analytics and automation—is holding organizations back.
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Spam Volume Down, Phishing Attacks Up in 2017, Kaspersky Lab Finds SLIDESHOW

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In a good news, bad news report, Kaspersky Lab reports on the state of email spam and phishing in 2017 compared with 2016.

10 Online Security Measures Everyone Should Implement in 2018

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Password managers, regular credit checks, credit freezes, device updates, encrypted email are just a few of the measures people can use to protect their data and privacy.

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