Every Move You Make

Privacy in the Age of the Algorithm Welcome to the brave new world of GDPR, which came into effect on May 25, 2018.  For weeks now, in-boxes have been brimming with notices from companies that, liked a spurned lover, beg of people “please come back!  We miss you!” News reporting of the great “privacy watershed […]

Oceansalt Cyberattack Wave Linked To Defunct Chinese APT Comment Crew

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News broke today that newly discovered first-stage implant targeting Korean-speaking victims borrows code from another reconnaissance tool linked to Comment Crew, a Chinese nation-state threat actor that was exposed in 2013 following cyber espionage campaigns against the United States. Dubbed Oceansalt, the threat has been spotted on machines in South Korea, the United States, and Canada. […]

DDoS Attack On Nat’l Security Issues Blog Lawfare

In response to last night’s news  Popular Lawfare Blog Hit by DDoS Attack — Here’s What We Know, a Corero Network Security expert offers perspective. Lawfareblog.com is focused on national security issues, is published by the Lawfare Institute in cooperation with the Brookings Institution, and attracts approximately half a million unique readers each month. Sean Newman, Director Product Management […]

UK-based Card Factory Website Glitch Exposes Personal Data

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News is breaking that a leading retailer has seen a website glitch put the privacy of customers’ personal data at risk. This time, Card Factory, a popular UK-based greeting card business, has been storing customers’ data in an insecure way, letting the public access their photos with a basic URL trick, specifically through an ‘insecure direct […]

How to Boost Remote Productivity While Remaining Secure

The state of workplace mobility The continued white-hot proliferation of personal devices has led to businesses adopting cultures where employees can contribute remotely, using whatever device is accessible. For many, this has led to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives, where businesses formally embrace the use of personal devices and enable remote access to corporate […]

In Praise Of The Hackers

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A vibrant, connected community of ethical hackers has an important role to play in the increasingly complex fight against cyber-crime, explains Brigitte d’Heygère, Vice President Security & Consulting Services at Gemalto Buried treasure is not just the stuff of fiction and legend. For at least some of our ancestors, it was quite simply the most […]

Protecting Against GreyEnergy

In response to the recent discovery of GreyEnergy, a highly sophisticated piece of malware targeted industrial control systems, please see below comments from Moreno Carullo, co-founder and CTO of Nozomi Networks. Moreno Carullo, Co-founder and CTO at Nozomi Networks: “The recent discovery of yet another undocumented advanced malware, now dubbed GreyEnergy, was inevitable. We are […]

Ensuring Smooth Security Management Across Your Cisco ACI Fabric

Asher Benbenisty, director of product marketing at AlgoSec sets out how organizations should approach managing their ACI deployments holistically with their overall network infrastructure  Demand for software defined networking (SDN) solutions is booming, so much so that the market is expected to rise to $88 billion by 2024. SDN offers multiple benefits, including cost reduction, […]

Companies Still Using Paper Reviews For Third-Party Risk Assessessment I

More than a third of organizations still use paper based records and surveys to assess their third-party risk according to the 2018 Third-Party Risk Management Benchmark Report from NAVEX Global.* Matan Or-El, Co-founder and CEO at Panorays: “The problem with paper-based records is that they are out of date almost as soon as they are completed. […]

Cyber Wargames A Tactic Few Organisations Use To Promote Cyber Awareness – Deloitte Survey

It has been revealed that nearly half (46 percent) of executive-level and C-level respondents say their organisations have experienced a cybersecurity incident over the past year. With more than 1500 executives surveyed, the Deloitte poll found forty-nine percent of respondents admitting that their organisation does not conduct cyber wargaming exercises, with more than one-third (34 percent) indicating that they do not […]