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Top Cyber-Threats: Ransomware, Insiders and DoS

When it comes to securing sensitive corporate data, the top three threats facing organizations are ransomware, insider threats and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, according to the "2017 SANS Data Protection Survey," conducted by the SANS Institute and sponsored by Infoblox. The majority of survey respondents reported threats to their data over the past 12 months, but they escaped actual... Read More >


Privileged Access Management Enhances Security

AMOCO Federal Credit Union tightens employee and vendor access to its IT infrastructure, reducing security risks without hampering productivity. Read More >


Lack of Security Training Hinders DevOps Success

With large-scale cyber-attacks becoming more frequent, security is more critical than ever, especially in fast-paced DevOps environments. But software developers are not receiving the security training they need, impeding the evolution to DevSecOps, the practice of integrating security into software development and testing. That could have real impact on the productivity of businesses in every... Read More >


What Info Security Pros Think About Fake News

Fake news sources are manipulating U.S. politics, and it's virtually impossible to stanch the flow of bogus reports. That's the opinion of most cyber-security experts and industry thought leaders who participated in a survey at the Black Hat 2017 security conference. In the study, conducted by DomainTools, a significant minority of security professionals admitted to being influenced by fake news... Read More >


Is a Huge Infrastructure Breach Coming Soon?

The big one is on its way. At least, a majority of cyber-security professionals believe that the nation's critical infrastructure will be hit by a major breach within the next two years. Worse, they also believe the current state of cyber-defense at U.S. government agencies leaves them unprepared to respond. These represent the most alarming findings of Black Hat's latest report, "Portrait of an... Read More >


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