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Cryptojacking explained: How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of a computer to mine cryptocurrency. Here’s how it works, why it's so popular with criminal hackers, and what you can do to stop it.

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SASE is coming, but adoption will be slow (especially for large enterprises)

Smaller organizations eye SASE to provide secure access to applications. Lack of maturity, existing security and digital transformation investments give large enterprises pause on SASE.

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15 open source GitHub projects for security pros

GitHub has a ton of open-source options for security professionals, with new entries every day. Add these tools to your collection and work smarter.

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The race to secure 5G

The arrival of 5G technology introduces a new era of digital transformation. Security can't be an afterthought.

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Cloudflare wants to be your corporate network backbone with centralized management and security

Magic WAN and Magic Firewall aim to simplify linking sites and datacenters while allowing organizations to better enforce security policies.

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How and why deepfake videos work — and what is at risk

Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.

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DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when attackers attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered, typically by drowning a system with requests for data. They have been part of the criminal toolbox for twenty...

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COPPA explained: How this law protects children's privacy

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act is a U.S. law that aims to protect the privacy and personally identifying information of children under the age of 13 who use online services.

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Remote work raises threats from consumer IoT devices

With the rise of working from home, companies need to protect themselves against a wide range of consumer devices, including smart light bulbs.

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SolarWinds Trojan: Affected enterprises must use hot patches, isolate compromised gear

SolarWinds is recommending that customers hit by the Trojan embedded in a version of its Orion network-monitoring platform update to a new release of the software as Microsoft, Cisco, others weigh in.

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Publicly known support credentials expose GE Healthcare imaging devices to hacking

The vulnerability gives hackers a means to access sensitive data, execute malicious code on devices and impact their operation.

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Beyond the firewall: Intrusion Detection Systems

Firewalls are so 2000s. With your "office" now scattered over homes everywhere, you need a new way of protecting your office from network threats and that's IDSs.

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New US IoT law aims to improve edge device security

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act will require device manufacturers to meet new security standards for government contracts. Carryover effect expected for the private sector.

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Five ways to keep working from home safe for your employees and your company

For many of us, we're not going back to working from the office anytime soon, so it's time to give serious thought about securing our home offices.

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InterPlanetary Storm cross-platform P2P botnet infects computers and IoT devices

IPStorm's ability to infect Android, macOS and Windows devices as well as those that are Linux-based makes it much more dangerous.

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Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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The five best Kubernetes security practices

Everyone is moving to containers for their programs, and to manage them, almost everyone is using Kubernetes. That leads to one big problem: How do you secure Kubernetes itself?

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8 things your security team needs to know about WPA3

All new Wi-Fi devices must now be WPA3-certified, and this has implications for how you manage the security for wireless connections in both the office and for home-based employees.

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