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HIPAA compliance report card

The HIPAA data breaches immediately followed the US government's directive to push healthcare data online as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Jan 1 2014. HIPAA is a law that is implemented with IT frameworks like...

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New macOS ransomware spotted in the wild

A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won't be able to recover their files, even if they pay.

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What to expect from the Trump administration on cybersecurity

Look for U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to push for increased cybersecurity spending in government, but also for increased digital surveillance and encryption workarounds.

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Microsoft pushes out critical Flash Player patches with one week delay

After deciding to postpone its February patches for a month, Microsoft released one critical security update for Windows on Tuesday that contains Flash Player patches released by Adobe Systems last week.

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How the DOT discovered its network was compromised by shadow IT

Finding of hundreds of pieces of unauthorized networking equipment, including many off-the-shelf consumer-grade devices, compelled the Department of Transportation CIO to alert department leadership and launch a rearchitecture of the...

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What’s up with Windows patching, Microsoft?

A month late? Seriously? It’s both outrageous and unsurprising.

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Today Only, Amazon Will Discount $8.62 off All Orders $50 Or More - Deal Alert

Do you like free money? Buy at least $50 worth of stuff on Amazon today, Feb 22, and you'll see a magical $8.62 discount applied at checkout. Amazon is offering this one-day discount to celebrate a 86.27 score they were given on a...

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'Tis the season to watch out for W-2 phishing scams

Earlier this month, the IRS sent out an urgent alert warning employers that this W-2 phishing scam had spread beyond the corporate world to other sectors, including school districts, tribal organizations and nonprofits

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5 ways to spot a phishing email

Think you're clever enough to recognize a phishing attempt? Think again. Cybercriminals are getting smarter and their phishing skills are getting better, but we've put together this list of clues to help you avoid a costly error.

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7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords

Using strong encryption and passwords is only the first step in protecting your wireless network. Make sure you’re not exposed in these other ways.

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FDA 'guides' the way to medical device security

The FDA’s “guidance” documents on medical device security are non-binding. But advocates say they will still have plenty of legal force – especially when it comes to things like insurance or civil suits for damages from insecure...

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And the Oscar goes to… Cybersecurity!

Imagine if the Oscars’ categories applied to cybersecurity.

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Cybersecurity: What does the board want?

Summary of the 2017 NACD Cyber-risk Handbook and its recommendations for directors. Action items for CISOs.

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UPS launches an autonomus drone from a delivery truck in Florida test

In the future, UPS wants its drivers to team up with delivery drones to more efficiently distribute packages to rural areas.

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75% off Brother P-Touch PT-D210 Label Maker - Deal Alert

The PT-D210 makes it easy to create great-looking labels for your home and office. With convenient one-touch keys, you can quickly access fonts, symbols, frames and templates. Plus, you can preview your work on the display. The unit...

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Microsoft still plans to ship two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

Microsoft has reaffirmed that it will issue two Windows 10 upgrades this year, twice the number of 2016 but still shy of the firm's original plans.

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Emboldening the CISO ecosystem

Cybersecurity recruitment and leadership advisor, Stephen Spagnuolo of ZRG Partners, discusses how the inaugural launch of the peer to peer HMG Strategy CISO Executive Leadership Summit will lead the way on strengthening the range,...

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The CSO guide to top security conferences

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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