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Today β€” 3 December 2021The Hacker News

Why Everyone Needs to Take the Latest CISA Directive Seriously

3 December 2021 at 09:23
Government agencies publish notices and directives all the time. Usually, these are only relevant to government departments, which means that nobody else really pays attention. It's easy to see why you would assume that a directive from CISA just doesn't relate to your organization. But, in the instance of the latest CISA directive, that would be making a mistake. In this article, we explain why
Yesterday β€” 2 December 2021The Hacker News

Let there be light: Ensuring visibility across the entire API lifecycle

2 December 2021 at 11:00
The following article is based on aΒ webinar series on enterprise API security by Imvision, featuring expert speakers from IBM, Deloitte, Maersk, and Imvision discussing the importance of centralizing an organization's visibility of its APIs as a way to accelerate remediation efforts and improve the overall security posture. Centralizing security is challenging in today's open ecosystem When
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New Hub for Lean IT Security Teams

30 November 2021 at 14:37
One of the harsh realities of cybersecurity today is that malicious actors and attackers don’t distinguish between organizations that have seemingly endless resources and those operating with lean IT security teams. For these lean teams, meeting the challenges in the current security landscape requires constant attention, and sometimes a little support. XDR provider Cynet has built a new

CleanMyMac X: Performance and Security Software for Macbook

29 November 2021 at 10:30
We use Internet-enabled devices in every aspect of our lives todayβ€”to find information, shop, bank, do homework, play games, and keep in touch with friends and family. As a result, our devices contain much personal information about us. Also, any great device will get a little clunky and slow over time and the Mac is no exception, and the whole "Macs don't get viruses" claim is a myth. Malware

Product Releases Should Not Be Scary

25 November 2021 at 17:52
Every Product Manager and Software DeveloperΒ should know that pushing feature updates to production via traditional channels is as archaic as painting on cave walls. The smart are always quick to adapt to new, innovative technologies, and this mindset is exactly what makes normal companies great. The landscape is changing fast, especially in IT. Change isn't just necessary, but more often than

If You're Not Using Antivirus Software, You're Not Paying Attention

25 November 2021 at 09:24
Stop tempting fate and take a look at our picks for the best antivirus programs on the market today. Every year there are billions of malware attacks worldwide. And these threats are constantly evolving. So if you are not currently using antivirus software, or you still rely on some free software you downloaded back in 2017, you are putting your cybersecurity in serious jeopardy.Β  Need help

Webinar and eBook: The Dark Side of EDR. Are You Prepared?

24 November 2021 at 07:54
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) platforms have received incredible attention as the platform for security teams. Whether you're evaluating an EDR for the first time or looking to replace your EDR, as an information security professional, you need to be aware of the gaps prior already to implementation so you can best prepare how to close the gaps. It's important to understand that each

What Avengers Movies Can Teach Us About Cybersecurity

23 November 2021 at 12:26
Marvel has been entertaining us for the last 20 years. We have seen gods, super-soldiers, magicians, and other irradiated heroes fight baddies at galactic scales. The eternal fight of good versus evil. A little bit like in cybersecurity, goods guys fighting cybercriminals.If we choose to go with this fun analogy, is there anything useful we can learn from those movies? World-ending baddies

The Importance of IT Security in Your Merger Acquisition

23 November 2021 at 10:34
In the business world, mergers and acquisitions are commonplace as businesses combine, acquire, and enter various partnerships. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are filled with often very complicated and complex processes to merge business processes, management, and a whole slew of other aspects of combining two businesses into a single logical entity. In the modern business world before and after

A Simple 5-Step Framework to Minimize the Risk of a Data Breach

19 November 2021 at 08:53
Today's businesses run on data. They collect it from customers at every interaction, and they use it to improve efficiency, increase their agility, and provide higher levels of service. But it's becoming painfully obvious that all of that data businesses collect has also made them an enticing target for cybercriminals. With each passing day, the evidence of that grows. In the last few months,

How to Build a Security Awareness Training Program that Yields Measurable Results

18 November 2021 at 12:43
Organizations have been worrying about cyber security since the advent of the technological age. Today, digital transformation coupled with the rise of remote work has made the need for security awareness all the more critical. Cyber security professionals are continuously thinking about how to prevent cyber security breaches from happening, with employees and contractors often proving to be the

On-Demand Webinar: Into the Cryptoverse

17 November 2021 at 10:48
In the span of a few years, cryptocurrencies have gone from laughingstock and novelty to a serious financial instrument, and a major sector in high-tech. The price of Bitcoin and Ethereum has gone from single dollars to thousands, and they’re increasingly in the mainstream.Β  This is undoubtedly a positive development, as it opens new avenues for finance, transactions, tech developments, and more

How to Tackle SaaS Security Misconfigurations

15 November 2021 at 09:53
Whether it's Office 365, Salesforce, Slack, GitHub or Zoom, all SaaS apps include a host of security features designed to protect the business and its data. The job of ensuring these apps' security settings are properly configured falls on the security team. The challenge lies within how burdensome this responsibility is β€” each app has tens or hundreds of security settings to configure, in

Navigating The Threat Landscape 2021 – From Ransomware to Botnets

11 November 2021 at 09:30
Though we are recovering from the worst pandemic, cyber threats have shown no sign of downshifting, and cybercriminals are still not short of malicious and advanced ways to achieve their goals.Β  TheΒ Global Threat Landscape ReportΒ indicates a drastic rise in sophisticated cyberattacks targeting digital infrastructures, organizations, and individuals in 2021. Threats can take different forms with

Unique Challenges to Cyber-Security in Healthcare and How to Address Them

9 November 2021 at 13:05
No business is out of danger of cyberattacks today. However, specific industries are particularly at risk and a favorite of attackers. For years, the healthcare industry has taken the brunt of ransomware attacks, data breaches, and other cyberattacks. Why is the healthcare industry particularly at risk for a cyberattack? What are the unique challenges to cybersecurity in healthcare, and how can

Types of Penetration Testing

8 November 2021 at 13:29
If you are thinking about performing a penetration test on your organization, you might be interested in learning about the different types of tests available. With that knowledge, you'll be better equipped to define the scope for your project, hire the right expert and, ultimately, achieve your security objectives. What is penetration testing? Penetration testing, commonly referred to as "pen

Our journey to API security at Raiffeisen Bank International

4 November 2021 at 12:01
This article was written by Peter Gerdenitsch, Group CISO at Raiffeisen Bank International, and is based on a presentation given during Imvision's Executive Education Program, a series of events focused on how enterprises are taking charge of the API security lifecycle. Launching the "Security in Agile" program Headquartered in Vienna, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) operates across 14

Product Overview - Cynet Centralized Log Management

3 November 2021 at 15:12
For most organizations today, the logs produced by their security tools and environments provide a mixed bag. On the one hand, they can be a trove of valuable data on security breaches, vulnerabilities, attack patterns, and general security insights. On the other, organizations don’t have the right means to manage the massive scale of logs and data produced to derive any value from it.Β  Log

Securing SaaS Apps β€” CASB vs. SSPM

1 November 2021 at 11:50
There is often confusion between Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) and SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) solutions, as both are designed to address security issues within SaaS applications. CASBs protect sensitive data by implementing multiple security policy enforcements to safeguard critical data. For identifying and classifying sensitive information, like Personally Identifiable
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