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Mitek launches MiVIP platform to fight identity theft

The Mitek Verified Identity Platform can leverage multiple authentication technologies to provide security across the transaction lifecycle.


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Italian spyware firm is hacking into iOS and Android devices, Google says

RCS Lab spyware uses known exploits to install harmful payloads and steal private user data, according to a Google report.


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5 social engineering assumptions that are wrong

Cybercriminals continue to launch creative social engineering attacks to trick users. Meanwhile, social engineering misconceptions are exacerbating the risks of falling victim.


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Security startups to watch for 2022

Security startups are often innovation leaders. These are some of the most interesting ones to watch as they tackle issues around cloud security, asset management and more.


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Open-source software risks persist, according to new reports

Companies are still struggling to gain confidence in the security of their open-source projects, but shifting security earlier in the development process shows promise.


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Kaseya closes $6.2 billion Datto deal, vows to cut prices

The IT services software provider promises lower costs for consumers, tight integration between the two companies’ products.


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Cisco reports vulnerabilities in products including email and web manager

New vulnerabilities found in Cisco internal testing allow remote access and scripting that could lead to the loss of sensitive user data.


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Palo Alto adds out-of-band web application security features to Prisma Cloud

Vendor says new updates will help organizations better monitor and secure web applications without impacting performance.


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U.S. data privacy and security solutions emerging at the federal level

The American Data Privacy and Protection Act bill faces a tough battle for passage, but the Biden administration is considering actions of its own.


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MITRE's Inside-R Protect goes deep into the behavior side of insider threats

The new Inside-R program looks to collect historical insider threat data to more deeply analyze behaviors that signal risk.


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Dozens of insecure-by-design flaws found in OT products

The OT:ICEFALL report shows that makers of operational technology manufacturers have to improve the security of their devices.


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Microsoft includes IoT devices under its Secured-core program

The Edge Secured-core, program is designed to validate IoT devices for specific security hardware technology, and ensure users that they are running an OS with built-in security technology.


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How the Secure Software Factory Reference Architecture protects the software supply chain

This breakdown of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation's secure software factory guidance focuses on software provenance and build activities.


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How Microsoft Purview can help with ransomware regulatory compliance

Microsoft's renamed compliance portal provides guidance and rule-setting capability to help comply with ransomware and other security and privacy requirements.


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Defending quantum-based data with quantum-level security: a UK trial looks to the future

Telecommunications giant BT is testing secure quantum data transmission over a network in what could be a glimpse into the shape of things to come for cybersecurity in a quantum computing world