Monday, September 23, 2019
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Checklist 155: iOS 13 Feature Focus

On this edition of The Checklist: iOS 13’s built-in Cycle Tracker, Privacy and security in Apple Arcade, and Facebook location follow-up. The post Checklist 155: iOS 13 Feature Focus appeared first on SecureMac.
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Red team, blue team: Understanding enterprise cybersecurity roles

If you’re trying to understand how cybersecurity works in an enterprise setting, you’re bound to come across terms like “red team”, “blue team”, and “purple team”. The terms have their origins in the war games used by militaries to assess...
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iOS 13 security and privacy features

It’s official: iOS 13 is here, come friday. iPhone users will be able to try out all the new features announced at the WWDC keynote in June: Dark Mode, QuickPath swipe typing, a revamped Maps, and more. In addition...
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Checklist 154: Should you put a Ring on it?

On this edition of The Checklist we discuss Warnings from Facebook about warnings about Facebook, 'Amazon, your neighbours, and the police wanna put a Ring on it', and When smart things turn dumb. The post Checklist 154: Should you put...
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Four ways mediocre enterprise security can cost you money—and more

Cybersecurity spending worldwide is estimated to reach well over $120 billion in 2019—and most analysts predict steady growth after that. There’s a reason why companies are investing so heavily in security... The post Four ways mediocre enterprise security can cost...
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Apple Re-Patches Bug That Led to a Public iOS Jailbreak

Over the last couple of weeks, both on the Checklist and on the news section of our site, we’ve been talking about the story of the big iOS jailbreak that was announced in August. This jailbreak was unusual in...
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Apple announces new iPhones—and the next generation of Apple Watch

This Tuesday, Apple held its much-anticipated media event. Here are a few key takeaways from the big day. New iPhones! The big news on Tuesday was, as expected, the announcement of the next generation of iPhones. Apple is rolling out three new...
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5 Cybersecurity Tips for Study Abroad Students

Spending a semester or a year abroad can be a life-changing experience for college students. But while living in a strange new place is undoubtedly exciting, it can mean new safety challenges as well—and this includes cybersecurity. The post 5...
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Checklist 153: Grades and Zeroes and Dumb Shoes

On this edition of The Checklist: Grading the Siri “grading” situation, Project Zero’s “iPhone Hack”, and Making the case for shoes that aren’t that smart The post Checklist 153: Grades and Zeroes and Dumb Shoes appeared first on SecureMac.
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5 Ways to Improve Cybersecurity in Schools

As we talked about in part 1 of this piece, the issue of cybersecurity in schools is significant—and doesn’t seem to be getting better. So what steps can individual parents and concerned adults take to address such a huge problem?  Here...
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KeyStealDaemon

Type: Malware Platform: Mac OS X Last updated: 07/01/19 7:40 pm Threat Level: High Description KeyStealDaemon is malware that tries to steal passwords stored in Keychain in unpatched versions of macOS. KeyStealDaemon Threat Removal MacScan can detect and remove KeyStealDaemon Malware from your system, as well as provide protection against...
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CrescentCore

Type: Malware Platform: Mac OS X Last updated: 07/01/19 7:45 pm Threat Level: High Description CrescentCore is malware. CrescentCore Threat Removal MacScan can detect and remove CrescentCore Malware from your system, as well as provide protection against other security and privacy threats. A 30-day trial is available to scan your...
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A teacher’s guide to cybersecurity in the classroom

It seems like cybersecurity issues are in the news all the time. From data breaches at major financial institutions to ransomware attacks on city governments, scarcely a week goes by without another disturbing story of digital disaster. The post A...
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Checklist 152: Sharing is Scaring

On this edition of The Checklist: Convenience versus privacy on Yelp, Tips for staying digitally safe on campus, and Everybody needs to update their everything! The post Checklist 152: Sharing is Scaring appeared first on SecureMac.
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Do schools have a cybersecurity problem?

We often think of financial institutions, corporations, and governments as the primary targets of cyberattacks. But are schools at risk as well? The answer, unfortunately, is yes—and the problem is growing. In this two-part article, we’ll provide you with an overview...
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Ning Wang – Offensive Security

Ning WangCEO Offensive Security Why Nominated: Ning Wang is a rising star has worked to break the boundaries in the security industry, so that people can see that anyone is capable of starting a career in cybersecurity and advancing it –...
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Dani Martínez – IOActive

Dani MartínezSecurity ConsultantIOActive Why nominated: Dani Martínez proved to be a self-starter, beginning his career in IT he soon developed an interest in cybersecurity and began taking online courses in his spare time. Martínez also dove write in and began a cybersecurity blog...
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Maurice Stebila – Harman, a Samsung Company

Maurice StebilaDigital Security,Compliance and Privacy OfficerHarman, a Samsung Company Why nominated: Maurice Stebila has spent more than 30 years in the automotive, manufacturing and financial services industry supporting two of the world’s largest companies – EDS/General Motors and Harman by Samsung...
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Ed Adams – Security Innovation

Ed AdamsPresident and CEOSecurity Innovation Why Nominated: A highly respected veteran of the cybersecurity industry, Security Innovation CEO Ed Adams has taken on several new leadership roles in the year or so. Last April, he was named to board of directors of...
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David Archer – Galois

David ArcherPrincipal scientistGalois Why Nominated: Archer, an advocate for preserving privacy of data even when it’s used in decision-making both within the U.S. at all levels of government as well as internationally, directs research in privacy-preserving information technologies. Profile:  David Archer is all...