Monday, September 23, 2019
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How to use the new Firefox Private Network

Need to hide your location and encrypt your Firefox browser data? Look no further than the new Firefox Private Network add-on.
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Governments still struggling to contend with weaponized social media platforms

A report from a former NSA operative says countries across the world are still adjusting to the new reality of sophisticated cyberwarfare.
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Organizations struggle to manage cyberthreats without automation

Report details how many organizations lack faith in their security systems to manage an ever-expanding digital landscape.
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Why businesses would rather lose revenue than data

While businesses don't want to lose data, 66% of business decision makers said their current IT resources do not keep up with growing technological demands.
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How to handle the public disclosure of bugs and security vulnerabilities

A full 90% of security professionals say yes, according to a poll conducted by 451 Research and commissioned by security testing company Veracode.
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Yahoo data breach settlement means affected users may get $100

If you had a Yahoo account between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016, you may be entitled to a bit of money.
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1Password releases security tool designed for businesses

1Password has created an Advanced Protection suite with new security tools for 1Password business users.
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A new type of DDoS attack can amplify attack strength by more than 15,300%

By abusing a little-known multicast protocol, attackers can launch DDoS attacks of immense power, but there may be an easy fix.
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Small businesses underestimate financial damage of cyberattacks

The average breach causes an average of $149,000 in damages, yet most small-to-medium-sized businesses thought cyberattacks would cost them under $10,000, survey reports.
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PwC: Boosting digital resilience is the new best defense against cyber attacks

Now that you've completed your digital transformation, you need to build a system to protect this new way of doing business.
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Exposed RDP servers see 150K brute-force attempts per week: Here’s how to protect them

BlueKeep and DejaBlue renewed interest in brute-force scanning for vulnerable systems, which negatively impacts Windows Server performance. Cameyo offers solutions to protect your Virtual Desktop server.
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DNS amplification attacks increase by 1,000% since 2018

Researchers said a new defense system is fueling a wave of DNS amplification attacks.
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How to protect yourself against web miners

While using your browser to mine cryptocurrencies for profit, web miners can chew up power from your computer, says a new report from Kaspersky.
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How to avoid the dreaded Video4Linux flaw in Android

With Google dragging their feet on the fix for Video4Linux, you might consider revoking camera permissions for certain apps.
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Windows Defender Application Control: The enterprise alternative to S-Mode

Microsoft's Windows management tools can lock PCs down to only use trusted software.
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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...