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Ubiquiti breach an inside job, says FBI and DoJ

Investigators claim Ubiquiti employee Nikolas Sharp stole company data and then played the role of whistleblower to draw attention away from is actions.


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A security practitioner's take on CISA’s Incident and Vulnerability Response Playbooks

The new CISA playbooks provide sound guidance on incident and vulnerability response, but mainly from a process perspective.


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Malware variability explained: Changing behavior for stealth and persistence

More malware is designed to be variable, choosing which computers to infect or even the type of attack to execute.


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The worst and most notable ransomware: A quick guide for security pros

The ransomware gangs and their malware listed here have victimized millions of companies and caused billions of dollars in costs.


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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2021

Tracking postponements, cancellations, and conferences gone virtual — 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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Sideloading attacks explained: How a malicious app can bring down a business

A new sideloading malware campaign targeting Windows uses phishing and social engineering tactics that can be difficult for users to spot.


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China's Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) presents challenges for CISOs

PIPL's data localization mandate places unique requirements on businesses operating in China, and regulators have great leeway to assess fines.


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Cyber insurance explained: What it covers and why prices continue to rise

Cyber insurance, also referred to as cyber risk insurance or cyber liability insurance coverage (CLIC), mitigates risk exposure by offsetting costs involved with damages and recovery after a cybersecurity incident.


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Microsoft announces new security, privacy features at Ignite

Microsoft has consolidated some security tools under the Defender brand and added security and privacy features and products. Here's a look at what's new.


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Cyber insurance explained and why you need it

Cyber insurance can't protect your organization from cybercrime, but it can keep your business on stable financial footing should a significant security event occur.


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UK ICO to fine Clearview AI £17 million for data protection law breaches

The facial recognition company is cited for not having proper data protection processes in place or a lawful reason to collect personal information, among other violations.


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New HP MFP vulnerabilities show why you should update and isolate printers

Researchers have discovered two dangerous vulnerabilities in HP multifunction printers that use its FutureSmart firmware, including one that is exploitable remotely.


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GoDaddy WordPress data breach: A timeline

Domain registrar GoDaddy recently announced a data breach impacting 1.2 million customers via its Managed WordPress hosting environment. Here's how the breach is unfolding.


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5 tips for reducing false positive security alerts

SOC analysts spend too much time and effort chasing security alerts that incorrect indicate a vulnerability where none exists.


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13 traits of a security-conscious board of directors

A CISO's success (and job longevity) is often dependent on support from the board of directors. Answers to these questions will reveal how security savvy a BoD is.