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500 million WhatsApp mobile numbers up for sale on the dark web

The seller claims to have data of users from over 84 countries, including US, UK, India, Egypt, Mexico and Russia.

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Meta outlines US involvement in social media disinformation in new report

The social media giant’s latest quarterly adversarial threat report describes three coordinated disinformation networks, one of which appears to originate from the US.

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16 Wall Street firms fined $1.8B for using private text apps, lying about it

The banks and brokerages were fined because employees were messaging and texting with clients without recording the communications, as required. And some of the firms' execs lied about it and deleted messages.

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5 best practices for secure collaboration

How successful companies are facing the challenges of securing emerging communication technologies.

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Slack outage stymies some business users

The team channels platform went down at mid-morning in the US; Slack worked for several hours to find and fix the problem.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

Fraud prevention: Improving internal controls

Internal fraud controls aren't fire-and-forget. Smart collaboration and ongoing improvement will help keep fraud in check. Here are the basics.

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How to write an information security policy

Learn the critical first step, why consensus is key, what to cover and how make your information security policy — and program — effective.

Red team versus blue team: How to run an effective simulation

Playing the role of an attacker can make your team better at defense. Learn how in our step-by-step guide to war gaming your security infrastructure — from involving the right people to weighing a hypothetical vs. live event.

How to survive (and thrive) in the CISO hot seat

The CISO role is more varied and more pressure-filled than ever. CSO Online looks at how you can be successful in a post where security incidents and management feuds can cost you your job.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

The CSO identity management survival guide

This guide will help you communicate through the challenges of identity management, learn from success stories and discover the most valuable features of today's identity management tools.

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