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SAVE NOW: Protect seniors online from scams, hacks and tax fraud

SAVE NOW: Protect seniors online from scams, hacks and tax fraud

In fact, a new survey by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, found 67 percent of surveyed older adults have been the victim of an online scam or hack. Encouraging seniors to practice cyber security can go a long way toward protecting their identity and sensitive financial information. Home Instead...

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Global Cybersecurity Solutions and Services Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024

Global Cybersecurity Solutions and Services Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 Click here to view original web page at www.reportsnreports.com According to statistics cited by Symantec, in that one minute, more than 679 new malware variants may have been created (there were 357 million new malware variants detected in 2016...

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Cyber Security Challenges in Healthcare IoT Devices

Cyber Security Challenges in Healthcare IoT Devices

Healthcare Challenges Before digging into the report findings, it is important to understand the challenges the modern healthcare environment faces. Saving lives and treating patients is the top priority for healthcare organizations, and they can’t afford to have their systems down to be patched, even for just a few hours. Sustaining 24/7 operations is critical...

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The vital importance of Secure by Design in the IoT age: IFSEC 2019

The vital importance of Secure by Design in the IoT age: IFSEC 2019

The notion goes one step further than Secure by Default by challenging manufacturers to make their products safe – all of the time – rather than pass this responsibility to the end user. Security journalist Frank Gardner OBE introduced the panel by saying that their chat before the session had scared him somewhat. It quickly became apparent...

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A bug in Wi-Fi ‘extenders’ could give a hacker full control over the devices

A bug in Wi-Fi ‘extenders’ could give a hacker full control over the devices

If you’re looking to strengthen the Wi-Fi signal in your home or business, be sure the equipment you use doesn’t have a vulnerability that could give free rein to hackers. IBM X-Force researcher Grzegorz Wypych has found such a firmware flaw, one that would let an attacker execute code remotely without having to log into...

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Akamai Technologies join hands with DreamHack for cybersecurity

Akamai Technologies join hands with DreamHack for cybersecurity

As the popular cloud delivery platform, Akamai provides its customers with the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, and anywhere. Akamai intends to serve a larger base of carrier and enterprise customers with more comprehensive security products. These products will be designed to more effectively identify, block, and mitigate cybersecurity threats...

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A First-of-its-kind Cybersecurity Solution Designed Specifically for Insurance Agents

A First-of-its-kind Cybersecurity Solution Designed Specifically for Insurance Agents

Launching in June, InsuraShield is a first-of-its kind cybersecurity resource designed specifically for independent agents. It includes a powerful and unique combination of software, services and information that can help agencies protect against cyber-attacks, improve cybersecurity knowledge and comply with insurance industry-related security regulations. The Westfield Agents Association (WAA), a member based not-for-profit organization that...

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0patch, released a security patch to address the BlueKeep vulnerability, that can be deployed by administrators to protect always-on servers.

New Chinese Measures for Data Security Administration

On May 28, 2019, Measures on Administration of Data Security (Measures) were issued by the Cyberspace Administration of China, along with an invitation for submissions in a public consultation. The Measures will constitute a binding regulation when finally issued and implemented, and will apply to both personal data and industrial data (the main focus being important data...

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Growing opportunities make cybersecurity a key focus area for IT majors

Growing opportunities make cybersecurity a key focus area for IT majors

Cybersecurity may have always been a major risk managed on priority by IT majors, but growing opportunities in the space lately have led companies to sit up and take notice. Leading IT companies such as Infosys, TCS, Wipro and HCL Technologies have begun investing significantly in cybersecurity segment. In an interaction with Moneycontrol, Vishal Salvi, Chief Information Security Officer, Infosys said:...

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Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax will pay at least $700 million — and potentially much more — to settle lawsuits over a 2017 data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and similar sensitive…

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Home Depot to Pay $27.25m in Latest Data Breach Settlement

Home Depot to Pay $27.25m in Latest Data Breach Settlement

“Credit unions and their members have unfortunately borne the brunt of lax merchant data security standards,” Jim Nussle, chief executive of the Credit Union National Association. “This settlement would be a step toward making…

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10 Biggest Cyber Crimes and Data Breaches Till Date

10 Biggest Cyber Crimes and Data Breaches Till Date

Such stats indicate widespread denial in the face of a growing problem. Online crime has way beyond teenage hackers pushing boundaries and into elaborate worldwide syndicates that are well organized and use sophisticated tools.…

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Coast Guard Calls for Ships to pdate Their Systems After Malware Attack

Coast Guard Calls for Ships to pdate Their Systems After Malware Attack

The U.S. Coast Guard is recommending ships update their cybersecurity, following a February malware attack on a vessel that “significantly degraded” its computer system. The hack impacted the functionality of the ship’s computer system,…

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Are cyberweapons worth it? The economics behind this clandestine market

Are cyberweapons worth it? The economics behind this clandestine market

The use of cyberweapons as a form of retaliation against hostile states by world governments has never been more evident. Take, for example, the US Government’s response to Iran’s downing of one of its…

Hacks and Breaches
Sprint customer data hacked through Samsung website

Sprint customer data hacked through Samsung website

Affected customers were informed of the hack via email today, weeks after the hack was detected June 22. Data stolen in the hack included phone number, device type, device ID, monthly recurring charges, subscriber ID, account…

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No more social media for you, an irked judge tells Roger Stone

No more social media for you, an irked judge tells Roger Stone

A federal judge who has warned Roger Stone to stop criticizing the criminal case against him on social media finally banned him from the platforms outright. Prosecutors have complained to U.S. District Judge Amy…

Industry
America is woefully unprepared for cyber warfare

America is woefully unprepared for cyber warfare

The U.S. military is increasingly adept at mounting cyberattacks in places like Russia and Iran, but America’s computers are almost completely defenseless. Without strong protections, offensive attacks can be invitations for disaster instead of deterrents.…

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Senate passes cybersecurity bill to decrease grid digitization, move toward manual control

Senate passes cybersecurity bill to decrease grid digitization, move toward manual control

The U.S. Senate on June 27 passed a bipartisan cybersecurity bill that will study ways to replace automated systems with low-tech redundancies to protect the country’s electric grid from hackers. The Securing Energy Infrastructure Act (SEIA) establishes…

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Incident Response: Five Key Factors CISOs Should Consider

Incident Response: Five Key Factors CISOs Should Consider

As attacks become more sophisticated and frequent, 86% of CISOs agree that cyber-incidents within their companies are inevitable. So, it comes as no surprise that the majority (76%) believe that speed and quality of incident response…

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Cyberwarfare escalation just took a new and dangerous turn

Cyberwarfare escalation just took a new and dangerous turn

Government hackers like to target energy companies because power outages can cause immediate chaos across wide areas. There are plenty of reasons to be worried about the security of power grids too. In 2016 —…

DarkMatter Group Calls for Improved Vigilance as UAE’s Cyber-threat Landscape Reaches Critical Level

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DarkMatter Group, the region’s first and only fully integrated digital and cyber transformation firm, today released the first semi-annual Cyber Security Report for 2019 revealing…

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Global beer maker hops into cybersecurity

Global beer maker hops into cybersecurity

Dive Insight: American CEOs began 2019 with cybersecurity top of mind: the impacts of a possible breach or attack on their companies ranked first among a list of external threats to their companies. Fearing the potential for…

Industry
Blockchain: Update on a Technology that Will Affect our Future

Blockchain: Update on a Technology that Will Affect our Future

Everyday Use People are already enjoying the benefits of DLT in the form of Smart Contracts. When exchanging anything of value, individuals now do not need a third party (such as a notary official) and…

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NSA to establish cybersecurity directorate to combat rising online threats

NSA to establish cybersecurity directorate to combat...

The plan, unveiled this morning, will be put into action in the coming months. The directorate is set to start operations at the beginning of October under the leadership of NSA official Anne Neuberger. Neuberger…

The Cybersecurity 202: Trump's commitment to Huawei bans faces stress test today

The Cybersecurity 202: Trump’s commitment to Huawei...

Companies such as Qualcomm, Intel and Google will meet with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow as the clock ticks toward an Aug. 19 deadline, when the Commerce Department has ordered a halt of all…

Protecting Election Systems Will Take Much More Federal Money, Report Says

Protecting Election Systems Will Take Much More...

States and local election offices need much more financial support from the federal government to create reliably secure election systems that can withstand attempts at interference from foreign governments, according to a new report. After…

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Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Equifax to pay up to $700M in...

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax will pay at least $700 million — and potentially much more — to settle lawsuits over a 2017 data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and similar sensitive information…

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years

Home Depot to Pay $27.25m in Latest...

“Credit unions and their members have unfortunately borne the brunt of lax merchant data security standards,” Jim Nussle, chief executive of the Credit Union National Association. “This settlement would be a step toward making them…

10 Biggest Cyber Crimes and Data Breaches Till Date

10 Biggest Cyber Crimes and Data Breaches...

Such stats indicate widespread denial in the face of a growing problem. Online crime has way beyond teenage hackers pushing boundaries and into elaborate worldwide syndicates that are well organized and use sophisticated tools. They…

Coast Guard Calls for Ships to pdate Their Systems After Malware Attack

Coast Guard Calls for Ships to pdate...

The U.S. Coast Guard is recommending ships update their cybersecurity, following a February malware attack on a vessel that “significantly degraded” its computer system. The hack impacted the functionality of the ship’s computer system, which…

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