Category Archives: Breaking News

Nvidia patches graphics products and GeForce Experience update tool – Naked Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Nvidia’s November 2019 update just fixed 11 mainly high-severity security flaws in its Windows and GeForce graphics card drivers, including three in the program used to update them. Users often associate driver updates for graphics cards with performance, stability and general bug fixes but security has […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | With election on horizon, U.K.’s Labour Party contends with DDoS attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.K. Labour Party’s digital platforms have been the target of distributed denial of service attack activity since yesterday, impeding access to the political body’s main website. The initial wave of DDoS attacks took place on Nov. 11. Multiple news reports today quoted a Labour Party […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | ‘DIRT CLEAN’ -a technology rationalization approach for security controls

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security is a boardroom topic and not a hard sell these days. Not saying the job of the CISO has become easier, but certainly getting funding is less of a herculean task as it used to be 10 years ago. Everyday we get updates about breaches […]

#school | #ransomware | Las Cruces, N.M., School District to Scrub 30,000 Computers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans (TNS) — Las Cruces, N.M., Public Schools Interim Superintendent Karen Trujillo presented some updates Thursday on the recent cyber attack that targeted the school district, prompting a shutdown of Internet servers and devices across the district. At a Thursday afternoon news conference in the district’s administration […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | RADIUS Server in Azure – Security Boulevard

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Azure® is a cloud infrastructure provider that offers compute, storage, and other infrastructure platforms, such as Office 365. Azure introduced its own identity management solution called Azure Active Directory® (AD), but this doesn’t serve as a solution for bringing the on-prem directory service, Active Directory, to […]

#infosec | Report Reveals Businesses Aren’t Ready for 5G

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new report looking at 5G cybersecurity readiness has found that many businesses are inadequately prepared for the latest big data acceleration.  The AT&T Cybersecurity Insights Report: Security at the Speed of 5G, published today, found that enterprises are lagging behind on expanding their virtualization and software-defined networking […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Security @ Serverless Speed – A Protego Use Case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Companies choose to transition to serverless computing for various reasons, mainly being faster time-to-market and reduced infrastructure costs. However, the root cause of their serverless security needs differ based on a myriad of factors. In this use case we will highlight a team struggling with traditional […]

#city | #ransomware | 90pc of UK’s biggest law firms at risk of having confidential client data stolen

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Around nine in 10 of the UK’s biggest law firms are at risk of being scammed or having their clients’ confidential data stolen or compromised due to sub-standard IT security. A new study of 200 of the country’s biggest law firms found more than 90pc are […]

#school | #ransomware | U.S. National Guard ready for potentially devastating domestic cyberattack – Defence Blog

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. National Guard has confirmed that it is ready to mobilize its cyberdefenses in case of a potentially devastating domestic attack. Everyday the National Guard and other state agencies are preparing and battle to protect and deter malicious cyberattacks to U.S. cyberinfrastructure, according to a […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Derbycon2019, Brett Hawkins’ ‘SharPersist: Windows Persistence Toolkit In C#’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Many Thanks to Adrian Crenshaw (Irongeek), and his Videographer Colleagues for Sharing His and Their Outstanding Videos Of This Last And Important DerbyCon 2019. Visit Irongeek for additional production credits and additional information. Subscribe to Irongeek’s content, and provide Patreon support as well. Permalink The post […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Why Cybersecurity Breach Survivors are Valued Assets

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Guest article By Ewen O’Brien, VP of Enterprise, EMEA at BitSightNo one wants to talk about their failures, especially in the cybersecurity realm where the stakes are high. But new insight from Symantec and Goldsmiths, University of London, finds that security professionals who have lived through a […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Cybersecurity tips for SMEs – The Manila Times

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A study from Frost & Sullivan and Microsoft revealed that more than half of the organizations in the Philippines have either experienced a cybersecurity incident or are not sure if they had one as they have not performed proper actions or data breach assessment. With Filipinos’ […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Isolation protects you from threats that haven’t even been discovered

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Another day, another validation that Internet isolation really is the best cybersecurity protection out there. Last week, Google released an urgent Chrome update to patch an actively exploited zero-day known as CVE-2019-13720, a memory corruption bug that uses a use-after-free vulnerability in audio that allows a […]

#deepweb | Book excerpt: “Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The undead nature of the digital world, with its Facebook Memories and LinkedIn invites (or, as we learned this week, Valentine’s Day texts delivered from the deceased), causes the dead to die over and over and over again, making grief that much more difficult to overcome […]