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 2021-09-22 10:53 

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A malicious document could lead to RCE in Apache OpenOffice (CVE-2021-33035)...

Apache OpenOffice, one of the most popular open-source office productivity software suites, sports a RCE vulnerability (CVE-2021-33035) that could be triggered via a specially crafted document. The vulnerability has been fixed in the software's source...

 2021-09-22 10:09 

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Creepy data collection and sharing remain common on popular apps...

In a recent Mozilla review of the privacy features of 21 popular video call apps, only two were singled out for outstanding features (Signal and Threema). Meanwhile, three products were slapped with a dreaded "*Privacy Not Included" warning label ...

 2021-09-22 09:33 

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Plug critical VMvare vCenter Server flaw before ransomware gangs start exploiting it (CVE-2021-22005)...

VMware has fixed 19 vulnerabilities affecting VMware vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Foundation, the most critical of which is CVE-2021-22005. "This vulnerability can be used by anyone who can reach vCenter Server over the network to gain access, rega...

 2021-09-22 06:00 

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How to protect the corporate network from spyware...

It used to be easy for network administrators to identify where corporate boundaries are; they were usually where the external and internal networks meet. That made it easy for administrators to know where to place a firewall to keep the internal network ...

 2021-09-22 05:30 

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Leveraging AI and automation to identify sensitive data at scale...

In this interview with Help Net Security, Apoorv Agarwal, CEO at Text IQ, talks about the risk of unstructured data for organizations and the opportunity to leverage AI and automation to identify sensitive data at scale. You say that, as organizations are...

 2021-09-22 05:00 

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We cannot afford for healthcare security to be the "lowest-hanging fruit"...

Healthcare organizations have never been more essential. Yet when it comes to cybersecurity, too many hospitals, medical groups and research centers lag far behind other critical industries. While it is easy to blame this security deficiency on a persiste...

 2021-09-22 04:30 

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How do I select a data privacy management solution for my business?...

As companies collect more personal data, concerns around its privacy are growing too. People are becoming aware of the value their data holds and how it can be used for different purposes, and the way it is managed can greatly impact companies' reputa...

 2021-09-22 04:00 

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How digital transformation impacted CIO and CTO roles...

Transposit announced results from a recent research study about the evolving roles of the CIO and CTO, as well as the extent of and attitudes towards adoption of DevOps practices in enterprises. Conducted in July 2021, findings from 415 CIOs and CTOs at m...

 2021-09-22 03:30 

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2 million malicious emails bypassed secure email gateways in 12 months...

Two million malicious emails bypassed traditional email defenses, like secure email gateways, between July 2020-July 2021, according to data from Tessian. Who's being targeted and how? The retail industry was targeted most, with the average employee i...

 2021-09-22 03:00 

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Whole cloud spending to surpass $1.3 trillion by 2025...

Over the past decade, cloud computing has become the foundation for the delivery of mobile and content services as well as an alternative to traditional enterprise computing environments. As businesses pivot to a digital-first economy, cloud will continue...

 2021-09-22 02:30 

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McAfee's online protection service protects information across all online activities...

McAfee launched its online protection service providing personalized and unified experiences focused on identity and privacy the protection areas that matter most to people. McAfee's new approach to online protection makes it easy for people to protec...

 2021-09-22 02:15 

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Druva introduces curated recovery technology for accelerated ransomware recovery...

Druva introduced a curated recovery technology, leveraging intelligent automation, for accelerated ransomware recovery. Adding to Druva's Accelerated Ransomware Recovery module, Druva Curated Recovery mitigates the impact of a ransomware attack, build...

 2021-09-22 02:00 

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Yugabyte Cloud delivers distributed SQL without the operational overhead of managing a database...

Yugabyte released Yugabyte Cloud, Yugabyte's public database-as-a-service offering. Yugabyte Cloud, a fully managed offering of YugabyteDB, combines the power of distributed SQL with the ease of use of a cloud database service. Developers can create a...

 2021-09-22 01:45 

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Cyware's threat intelligence sharing capabilities empower organizations to achieve collective defense...

Cyware announced new threat intelligence sharing abilities for industry ISACs and ISAOs and their member organizations. The capabilities are driven by Cyware's Virtual Cyber Fusion platform and its supporting solutions that empower organizations to ac...

 2021-09-22 01:40 

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Zix Secure Large File allows any authorized user to send large attachments via email...

Zix launched Secure Large File add on for Zix Email Encryption. The offering allows customers to eliminate the challenge of sending large files securely by facilitating the delivery of any file type up to 100 GB per message, with no storage quotas and no ...

 2021-09-22 01:30 

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FileCloud 21.2 allows managers and team members to create business workflows without coding...

The move to digital processes and tools to improve efficiency and productivity is at the heart of any digital transformation. Processes such as contract reviews, file requests and invoice approvals can see tremendous returns on time and money once automat...

 2021-09-22 01:15 

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D2iQ DKP 2.0 enables customers to power applications across any infrastructure...

D2iQ announced version 2.0 of the D2iQ Kubernetes Platform (DKP). DKP 2.0 is underpinned by the adoption of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation Cluster (CNCF) Cluster API (CAPI) open-source standard, empowering organizations to deploy, manage and scale ...

 2021-09-21 23:45 

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Stellar Cyber partners with ITSDI to bring attack protection and remediation throughout the Philippines...

Stellar Cyber has partnered with ITSDI in the Philippines to bring attack protection and remediation to customers in the region. Stellar Cyber is recognized as the leading platform for making security operations easy and cost-effective. Stellar Cyber'...

 2021-09-21 23:35 

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Senet and Helium expand access to public LoRaWAN network for customers deploying IoT applications...

Senet and Helium announced a network roaming integration, broadening access to public LoRaWAN network connectivity for customers deploying IoT applications throughout the United States. The Helium Network, also known as "The People's Network",...

 2021-09-21 23:30 

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McAfee collaborates with IBM Security to bring integrated solution for TD SYNNEX customers...

McAfee Enterprise collaborated with IBM Security to develop an integrated solution for TD SYNNEX customers that provides visibility, investigation, remediation and control to protect the global workforce. The TD SYNNEX security solution is available to it...

 2021-09-21 22:30 

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Jennifer N. Harris joins Jumio Board of Directors...

Jumio announced the appointment of Jennifer N. Harris to serve on the company's Board of Directors. Most recently, Harris was chief financial officer at Q2 Holdings, Inc., a provider of secure, cloud-based digital solutions in financial services, wher...

 2021-09-21 22:15 

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Cofense appoints Ronnie Tokazowski as Principal Threat Advisor...

Cofense has appointed Ronnie Tokazowski as Principal Threat Advisor. Tokazowski brings to the Cofense team a wealth of firsthand knowledge and research on Business Email Compromise (BEC), which will bolster the company's mission to support organizatio...

 2021-09-21 09:59 

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US agricultural co-op hit by ransomware, expects food supply chain disruption...

New Cooperative Inc., an agricultural cooperative owned by Iowa corn and soy farmers, has been hit by the BlackMatter ransomware group. The attackers are asking the co-op to pay $5,900,000 for the decryption key and not to release the stolen data. What we...

 2021-09-21 07:06 

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CoSoSys Endpoint Protector 5.4.0.0 enables users to override a DLP policy...

CoSoSys launched the latest version of its Endpoint Protector solution. In addition to a new user interface, Endpoint Protector 5.4.0.0 brings a host of new features to customers, including support for user remediation, and the ability to use the Azure AD...

 2021-09-21 07:05 

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F5 acquires Threat Stack to strengthen its cloud security capabilities...

F5 announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Threat Stack. F5's application and API protection solutions combined with Threat Stack's cloud security capabilities and expertise will enhance visibility across application infrastruct...

 2021-09-21 06:00 

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Microsoft Power Apps data exposure: Prioritizing sensitive data with secure configuration settings...

Security misconfigurations are one of the most common gaps hackers look to exploit. One bad configuration setting in a popular cloud platform can have far-reaching consequences, allowing threat actors to access an abundance of valuable, personal informati...

 2021-09-21 05:30 

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The complexities of vulnerability remediation and proactive patching...

In this interview with Help Net Security, Eran Livne, Director, Product Management, Endpoint Remediation at Qualys, discusses vulnerability remediation complexity, the challenges related to proactive patching, as well as Qualys Patch Management. What make...

 2021-09-21 05:00 

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Challenges CISOs face in a rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape...

Marlin Hawk released a research report which explores industry trends and insights of CISOs around the world, the challenges they face in a rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape, as well as their role and place within organizations. The report also ana...

 2021-09-21 04:30 

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77% of execs concerned about security tools gaps in their company...

77% of Americans believe their company has gaps in its current security tools, according to Lynx Software survey findings. 500 Americans in managerial and executive roles were surveyed to find out their opinions on the security of their companies and indu...

 2021-09-21 04:00 

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Organizations prioritize strategic security programs, but lack fundamentals...

Organizations are prioritizing strategic security programs but missing the foundational capabilities they need to make meaningful changes to their security posture, a ReliaQuest and Ponemon Research survey reveals. Among the roadblocks to achieving a risk...

 2021-09-21 03:30 

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Office workers unwilling to change their behavior, despite being aware of the cybersecurity challenges...

Despite office workers being aware of the cybersecurity challenges faced by their employer especially when it comes to hybrid working many admit to high risk behavior including sharing passwords, downloading non-work related files and even losing work-own...

 2021-09-21 03:00 

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3-D Secure transactions growth fueled by card-not-present explosion and PSD2...

A massive $100 billion in transactions in 2021 alone have been protected by 3-D Secure payments authentication technology, Outseer reveals. The report also reveals continued explosive growth of worldwide 3-D Secure transactions due to skyrocketing adoptio...

 2021-09-21 01:00 

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ProLion ClusterLion for SAP now available on Azure Marketplace...

ProLion launched its ClusterLion for SAP on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. ProLion customers can now take advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management for the first time. ProLion ClusterLion fo...

 2021-09-20 23:30 

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CDS partners with Post-Quantum to provide post-quantum encryption algorithms for super yachts...

A wide range of organizations from defence to banking are preparing for 'Y2Q', the moment when a sufficiently developed quantum computer emerges that can break today's encryption. As a trusted cyber security supplier to ultra high net worth in...

 2021-09-20 06:00 

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How to retain the best talent in a competitive cybersecurity market...

We are currently experiencing The Great Resignation, where millions of people are leaving their jobs in search of increased satisfaction. The global pandemic gave many the time to think about what work means to them, their contributions to the industry an...

 2021-09-20 05:30 

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Securing Kubernetes as it becomes mainstream...

In this interview with Help Net Security, Shauli Rozen, CEO at ARMO, talks about securing Kubernetes (K8s) systems, what makes them susceptible to cyberattacks and what should organizations expect when deploying them. As every other platform, Kubernetes i...

 2021-09-20 05:00 

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What businesses need to know about data decay...

Data decay is the aging and obsolescence of data in such a way that makes it no longer usable due to loss of its integrity, completeness, and accuracy. Data that can no longer be easily understood, cannot be effectively leveraged and, therefore, lacks val...

 2021-09-20 04:30 

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Zero trust security solutions widely adopted, spurred by surge in ransomware...

Over a decade after the zero trust security concept was first introduced, Ericom's survey results indicate that zero trust solutions are being widely adopted. Spurred by the recent sharp increase in ransomware and other sophisticated cyberattacks, the...

 2021-09-20 04:00 

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Ransomware still a primary threat as cybercriminals evolve tactics...

Trend Micro announced that it blocked 40.9 billion email threats, malicious files, and malicious URLs for customers in the first half of 2021, a 47% year-on-year increase. Ransomware remains primary threat in the first half of the year as cybercriminals c...

 2021-09-20 03:30 

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Tech pros reporting a positive perception of their roles, looking forward to what lies ahead...

Amidst ongoing pandemic-driven change at work and at home, a SolarWinds survey seeks to understand how tech pros feel about their daily roles and responsibilities, the lessons they learned over the past year, and what they think of the primary technical a...

 2021-09-20 03:00 

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Cloud and online backups increasing in popularity, but tape usage remains...

15% of organizations are still using a combination of disk and tape backups, with 51% now using online or cloud backups, a research by Databarracks has revealed. The annual report surveys over 400 IT decision-makers in the UK on cloud, backups, cybersecur...

 2021-09-20 02:30 

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How do you measure the impact of security? Find out at SecTalks 2021...

How are businesses learning, collaborating, and applying industry best practices? The half-day SecTalks 2021 virtual cybersecurity conference will look at how to quantify security ROI, major vulnerabilities and threats, and proven strategies to evolve, im...

 2021-09-19 08:00 

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Week in review: Kali Linux 2021.3, how to avoid cloud configuration breaches, hybrid digital dexterity...

Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, articles and interviews: Apple fixes "zero-click" iMessage zero-day exploited to deliver spyware (CVE-2021-30860) Apple has released security updates for macOS, iOS, iPadOS, ...

 2021-09-19 01:30 

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Entersekt offers FIDO authentication to improve security for financial institutions...

Cyber attacks pose a massive risk for financial institutions. The cost of data breaches averages tens of millions of dollars, and other after-effects are often far-reaching for organizations and their customers. At the root of these breaches are passwords...

 2021-09-18 22:30 

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Gunther Bright joins McAfee Board of Directors...

McAfee announced that Gunther Bright, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Global and U.S. Large Enterprises at American Express, has joined its Board of Directors. Bright is a payments industry veteran with extensive experience materially grow...

 2021-09-18 02:15 

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Mirantis Flow provides virtualization and containerization in the data center...

Mirantis launched Mirantis Flow, a vendor-agnostic, cloud-native data center-as-a-service aimed at businesses currently using costly, lock-in cloud infrastructure technology to modernize infrastructure while enabling both virtualization and containerizati...

 2021-09-18 02:00 

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SnapLogic Flows enables non-technical business teams to build integrations and automations...

SnapLogic released the latest version of its SnapLogic Flows solution. SnapLogic Flows allows teams in departments such as sales, marketing, finance, and HR to build new integrations and automations themselves that support their daily operations, solve th...

 2021-09-17 23:15 

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Cytracom acquires OmniNet to deliver security and connectivity solutions for their customers...

Cytracom announced the acquisition of OmniNet. OmniNet combines SD-WAN and cloud security to enable secure connectivity without the need for or limitations of traditional, on-premises UTMs and firewalls. "Cytracom is solely focused on enabling our par...

 2021-09-17 23:00 

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Kolide raises $17M to fuel the growth and expansion of its go-to market strategy...

Kolide raised $17M in Series B investment funding bringing the total funding to date to $27M. The round was led by Boston-based OpenView Partners, a VC that exclusively invests in product-led SaaS B2B companies. OpenView joined other participating investo...

 2021-09-17 22:15 

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Jason Chan joins Torq CISO Advisory Board...

Torq announced that Jason Chan has joined the company's CISO Advisory board. The former leader of information security at Netflix, Jason will leverage his decades-long career building and leading security teams to help Torq continue to accelerate prod...

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