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73% of companies using vulnerable end-of-life networking devices

Seventy-three percent of companies are using vulnerable, end-of-life networking equipment, up from 60 percent last year, according to a review of more than 212,000 Cisco networking devices at 350 organizations across North America

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Will iot folks learn from DDoS attack on Krebs’ Web site?

The IoT enables everyday objects to become botnet zombies. Did your doorbell just break the internet?

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HackerOne CEO: 'We’re building the world’s biggest security talent agency'

Marten Mickos is crowdsourcing security with a growing army of ethical hackers who can help your company if you’re ready to adopt a new security mindset.

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Information security and the flaming sword of justice

There have been times in my career where I found it almost necessary for me to breathe into a paper bag after hearing some asinine positions on what security should be. I have encountered what I like to refer as the “flaming...

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Six senators demand more details about the Yahoo data breach

Six U.S. senators called Yahoo's belated discovery of a massive data breach "unacceptable," and they're demanding that the company provide more details.

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SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.

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Advancing cybersecurity through automated indicator sharing

As the number of cybersecurity incidents increase, both the government and the private sector have worked together to introduce an info-sharing program to help address the threats.

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Cybersecurity: is it really a question of when, not if?

Can you imagine your banker saying “it’s not a question of if I lose your money, but when will I lose your money”?

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Your users have porous passwords? Blame yourself, IT.

Your efforts at raising security awareness could be making users feel that it’s pointless to try to protect themselves.

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Donald Trump actually made a valid point, securing the internet is hard

During the debates on Monday evening Donald Trump said something that wasn't completely insane or laughable – securing the internet is hard work. He's not wrong, and his comment is a point that both the government and private sector...

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How to mitigate hackers who farm their victims

Feeling raked over? You’re not alone; someone is probably probing your low hanging fruit right now. CSO covers how hackers farm the enterprise and how companies can mitigate the risks.

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10 ways to secure a mobile workforce

As much as you might want to implement all the latest best practices and lock down your company like Fort Knox, you need to align your policies to your company culture.

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Yahoo's claim of 'state-sponsored' hackers meets with skepticism

Yahoo has blamed its massive data breach on a "state-sponsored actor". But the company isn't saying why it arrived at that conclusion. Nor has it provided any evidence.

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Survey says men bothered more about retail breaches than women

Men are also more likely to switch to a competitor following a data breach than are women.

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42% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 flash drive is designed to keep your files safe. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant. USB 3.0 means read speeds up to four times faster than...

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DDoS takedown powered by IoT devices

Lack of security leaves enterprises cleaning up the IoT vulnerability mess

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Friend or foe? Bank regulator issues new information security exam procedures

Financial institution regulatory agency issues revised examination handbook that communicates enhanced regulatory expectations on how institutions should better manage cybersecurity risks. Some new and some enhanced requirements will...

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Trump hotel chain fined over data breaches

Trump Hotel Collection has arrived at a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman over hacks that are said to have led to the exposure of over 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal data.

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