Sunday, May 27, 2018
Study: Digital Self-Harm Among Teens Real; Here’s What Parents Need to Know

Study: Digital Self-Harm Among Teens Real; Here’s What Parents Need to...

When we think of self-harm, most of us think about rituals such as cutting in which a person may physically cut themselves in an attempt to deal with overwhelming emotions. Very few of us, especially parents, think about self-harm manifesting itself in the digital realm. However, according to a new study published in the Journal of…
Small-Business Owners Unaware of Looming GDPR

Small-Business Owners Unaware of Looming GDPR

Small-Business Owners Unaware of Looming GDPRWith only a week remaining before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect across the European Union, nearly a quarter of small-business owners are completely unaware and unprepared for its impact, according to data released in Shred-it's eighth annual Security Tracker report released 17 May. The research, conducted by…
Enriching Cloud Threat Intelligence and Visibility – Cloud Workload Security and AWS GuardDuty

Enriching Cloud Threat Intelligence and Visibility – Cloud Workload Security and...

Using cloud-native threat intelligence to enhance workload security Risk assessment is crucial in today’s public cloud. In Amazon Web Services (AWS), native monitoring services for ingress and egress network data can shed light on potential network threats and anomalies. A feature of AWS, GuardDuty, bridges the capability to ingest this data to and from an…
US Lacks Policy to Address, Deter Cybercrime

US Lacks Policy to Address, Deter Cybercrime

US Lacks Policy to Address, Deter CybercrimeKey stakeholders in government and private industry experts gathered today in Washington D.C. to talk with Bloomberg News investigative reporter, Michael Riley about The Future of Cybersecurity: Risk and Resilience Across Critical Infrastructure. The discussion was also streamed live and included a panel of four cybersecurity experts who weighed in on…
Privacy Awareness Week-Are We Responsible for Our Data Breach?

Privacy Awareness Week-Are We Responsible for Our Data Breach?

“The best match for me,” announced my daughter one Sunday morning sometime back, “is a Scorpio.” “Oh really? And this piece of vital information no doubt came from Linda Goodman?” I queried, giving her a been-there-done-that look. “Why read when there are multiple sites online that can predict the perfect match for you? You need…
DHS Unveils National Cybersecurity Risk Strategy

DHS Unveils National Cybersecurity Risk Strategy

DHS Unveils National Cybersecurity Risk Strategy The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) unveiled on Tuesday, 14 May, a new national strategy to be implemented to address evolving cybersecurity risks. The DHS strategy outlines strategic and operational goals and priorities to successfully execute the full range of the DHS secretary’s cybersecurity responsibilities. “The strategy is built…
Get Your Online Privacy Under Control

Get Your Online Privacy Under Control

Online privacy: too often managing this aspect of our digital lives gets shuffled to the bottom of our ‘to-do’ lists. The recent Facebook Cambridge Analytica drama made many of us rethink what private information we are sharing online. But many of us just don’t know what to do to fix it. This week is Privacy…
Nation-State Threats From Unexpected Countries

Nation-State Threats From Unexpected Countries

Nation-State Threats From Unexpected CountriesWhen nation-state attacks are discussed, most people immediately think of those well-known adversaries in North Korea, China, and Russia, but new activity is coming from seemingly benign states such as Lebanon and the Netherlands. An annual report published by Optiv today, The Cyber Threat Intelligence Estimate (CTIE), analyzed more than 7,000 cybersecurity…
WannaCry One Year Later: Looking Back at a Milestone

WannaCry One Year Later: Looking Back at a Milestone

Has it been a year? It seems longer. When the WannaCry ransomware attack hit tens of thousands of individuals and business around the world on May 12, 2017, it wasn’t the first time we had seen ransomware, but its impact was unique and lasting. We’ve all known for decades about hackers, information thefts, computer viruses…
Hacker Phishes Teachers, Catches 14 Felonies

Hacker Phishes Teachers, Catches 14 Felonies

Hacker Phishes Teachers, Catches 14 FeloniesAfter targeting teachers with a phishing scam, a 16-year-old student at Ygnacio Valley High School was reportedly arrested by police in Concord, California, on 10 May. The young man hacked into the computer system of Mount Diablo Unified School District and changed not only his grades but those of other…

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