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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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What has Mr. Robot done for the security industry?

Arguably an accurate depiction of the world of cybercriminals, is Mr. Robot sending the right message?

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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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Swift CEO reveals three more failed attacks on banking network

Banks stopped three new attempts to abuse the Swift financial transfer network this summer, its CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt said Monday, as he announced Swift's plan to impose tighter security controls on its customers.

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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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After Tesla: why cybersecurity is central to the car industry's future

The Tesla hack is the latest sign of trouble, says Adrian Davis of (ISC)2

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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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Meteors, disasters and the diesel generators

In August of 2003 it was just after 4 pm and I was leaving a vendor event where I was watching a professional tennis match. I was looking forward to the weekend ahead with a light Friday on the schedule. I could not have known how...

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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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34% off Master Lock Bluetooth Keyless Outdoor Padlock - Deal Alert

Use your smartphone to open this lock from Master Lock. Share access, monitor access history and receive alerts if someone is tampering. Its shackle offers 2 inch vertical clearance and is made of boron, offering maximum resistance to...

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Armies of hacked IoT devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks

The botnets made up of compromised IoT devices are now capable of launching distributed denial-of-service attacks of unprecedented scale.

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