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Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

#cybersecurity | hacker | FBI policy promises states timely notification of election-related attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Home > Security News A new internal policy at the FBI will ensure “timely federal notification” to state and local election officials when a cyber intrusion affect the election infrastructure, the bureau said. “Understanding that mitigation of such incidents often hinges on timely notification, the FBI […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Ohio Chief Information Officer Shares 2020 IT Strategies

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was elected as the 70th governor of Ohio in November, 2018, he appointed Ervan Rodgers II as the State’s chief information officer (CIO). Rodgers, who served as CIO at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office for more than four years under […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | NSA: Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix Latest Windows 10 Vulnerability

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NSA discloses a Windows security flaw that leaves more than 900 million devices vulnerable to spoofed digital certificates The National Security Agency (NSA) isn’t exactly known for wanting to share information about vulnerabilities they discover. In fact, they kept the Microsoft bug known as Eternal Blue […]

#infosec | Fidelis Cybersecurity Acquired by Skyview Capital

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An American company dedicated to thwarting cyber-attacks has been snapped up by a global private equity firm.  Skyview Capital, LLC announced its acquisition of Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc yesterday. Fidelis is located in the Maryland town of Bethesda, which a 2015 NerdWallet survey found to be the most educated place […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Google Cloud Identity Pricing – Security Boulevard

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Google Cloud Identity is free to some extent, but if interested in the broader features of Google Cloud Identity, it can be quite expensive over time. The post Google Cloud Identity Pricing appeared first on JumpCloud. *** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Clop Ransomware Not Just a CryptoMix Variant

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When Clop was discovered by Jakub Kroustek in February 2019, all indicators showed that it was a new CryptoMix with the .CLOP, or in some circumstances .CIOP, extension tagged onto encrypted files. Since this discovery, the ransomware operators behind Clop have steadily been developing it to […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | What’s New in Tufin Policy Orchestration Suite R19-3

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We are excited to welcome 2020 with the release of Tufin Orchestration Suite 19-3 with new features and enhancements, including greater support of our customers’ Software-Defined Networking (SDN) initiatives, whether they implemented Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure(ACI) or VMware NSX-T (NSX Transformer). Tufin 19-3 also provides new automation […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | APT40 hackers linked to 13 alleged front companies in Hainan, China

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The mysterious research group Intrusion Truth has unleashed a new series of reports claiming that 13 businesses based in the southern island province of Hainan, China are collectively a front for reputed Chinese state-sponsored hacking group APT40. The alleged front companies all purport to be science and […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | Federally funded Unimax smartphone pre-loaded with malware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Unimax UMX U686CL is a Chinese-made smartphone distributed by the federally funded Assured Wireless by Virgin Mobile has been found to come pre-loaded with two malicious applications. Malwarebytes researchers found the malware every owner finds on their phone is Wireless Update and amazingly the device’s […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Less than 10% of enterprise email domains are protected from spoofing — is yours?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Flaws in email security are among the leading causes of cybersecurity incidents for many organizations. Whether it’s ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) attacks, or a spear-phishing email that leads to cyber criminals gaining access to sensitive data, email is the common denominator. While there are many […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | Experiential learning – the key to forgetting about the Forgetting Curve

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In 1885, a psychologist named Hermann Ebbinghaus published his theory on education retention called the Forgetting Curve. His research theorizes that most people forget up to 80 percent of what they’ve learned within 48 hour, unless the information is reviewed time and again. With Deloitte reporting […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | FastMed Improves Urgent Care And Patient Privacy with Idaptive

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans For FastMed Urgent Care, speed and efficiency are about much more than creating operational excellence. It translates into prompt, personal, and high-quality medical care where and when patients need it.  With a laser focus on providing best-in-class family and occupational healthcare, FastMed is constantly looking for […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Tricky Phish Angles for Persistence, Not Passwords

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Late last year saw the re-emergence of a nasty phishing tactic that allows the attacker to gain full access to a user’s data stored in the cloud without actually stealing the account password. The phishing lure starts with a link that leads to the real login […]