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UPS, Others Sued Over San Francisco Workplace Shooting

The families of United Parcel Service workers killed or injured in a workplace shooting at a distribution facility in San Francisco this summer sued …

United Parcel Service

Taunton man arrested in Raynham for attempted murder following a ‘workplace violence incident’

A Taunton man was arrested and charged with attempted murder in Raynham Friday, after he stabbed his supervisor in the neck with a box cutter, …

Crime

Employers need tools to combat domestic violence

More than ten million Americans, mostly women, are abused by an intimate partner each year, and more than 20,000 calls are placed to domestic …

Domestic Violence

Intel community still doesn't know how it should fix security clearance problem

Despite an overwhelming mandate to speed up and reform the security clearance process, the intelligence community is still without any answers.<p>Top …

University of Southern California

18-month sentence for ex-Navy commander in bribery scandal

A retired U.S. Navy commander in Hawaii was sentenced Monday to 18 months in federal prison for lying about his relationship with a Malaysian defense …

Corruption

The CISO's Guide to Managing Insider Threats

Critical digital and physical assets are becoming increasingly vulnerable due to accelerated connectivity, differing global regulatory requirements, …

Cybersecurity

Hundreds of privacy-invading apps are using ultrasonic sounds to track you | ZDNet

Apps are using ad-tracking audio signals that your phone can hear, but you can't.<p>A new privacy-busting technique that tracks consumers through the …

Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million in the U.S.

Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, said on Thursday that hackers had gained access to company data that potentially compromised sensitive information for 143 million American consumers, including Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers.<p>The attack on the …

Identity Theft

Canadian university scammed out of $11.8 million

MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, is the latest confirmed victim of scammers.<p>“On Wednesday, August 23, MacEwan University discovered it had …

Security

Locky Returns via Spam and Dropbox-Themed Phishing Attacks

sponsored by<p>Massive Ransomware Campaign Flings 23 Million Emails in Just 24 Hours Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • September 1, 2017<p>A new attack …

Information Security

Your company's biggest thief might be the most loyal-seeming employee

In the cult film "Office Space," workers at a technology company seek revenge for boring jobs and bad treatment by ripping off their employer via …

Identity Theft

Responding To Violence In the Workplace – A “Catch 22” For Employers

The recent instances of violence in the workplace remind us of the complex task facing employers. Employers must maintain a safe work environment for …

The Workplace

100% of government IT workers said employees are biggest threat to cybersecurity

Only 14% of government organizations consider themselves to be well-protected against cyber threats, according to a report from Netwrix. Here's …

Cybersecurity

SIEM challenges: Why your security team isn’t receiving valuable insights

Today, many enterprises use security information and event management (SIEM) software to help detect suspicious activity on their networks. However, …

Cybersecurity

Free Cyber Security Tools

InsightVM<p>Vulnerability Management<br>Get your free vulnerability scanner for small organizations or individual use.<p>Metasploit<p>Penetration Testing<br>Get your …

Cybersecurity

Monitoring logons 'the most effective way to detect data breach'

Data Breach

VW engineer sentenced to 40 months in prison for role in emissions cheating | Ars Technica

German automaker asked its US employee to perfect the cheat code, and he did it.<p>James Liang, a California-based engineer who was Volkswagen’s Leader …

Volkswagen AG

IRS Rehires More than 200 Former Employees with Past Conduct and Performance Issues

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas AhearnOn July 24, 2017, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued a final audit …

Law

Inside the 2017 Threat Monitoring, Detection, and Response Report ObserveIT

The Crowd Research Partners 2017 Threat Monitoring Report was recently released and it is no surprise the majority of organizations think insider …

Cybersecurity

How Endpoint Security Can Help Secure the Human

<i>Pete Burke is a security and borderless networks technical consultant at Force 3.</i><p>Humans: We’re impulsive, we’re fallible, we make bad decisions, and …

Cybersecurity

Occupational Violence: Training and Education: Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic

Course content comes from the OSHA 2004 Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care & Social Service Workers (OSHA 3148-01R 2004) …

The Workplace

Government entities see insider threat as No. 1 cybersecurity concern

Investigation: Navy shipyard wasted $21 million building off-the-books police force

For the better part of a dozen years, a group of employees and managers at the Navy’s largest public shipyard operated what amounted to an …

NCIS

Survey Reveals Nearly Half of Job Applicants Lie on their Resume

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas AhearnNearly half – 46 percent – of more than 1,000 workers and 300 senior managers reported they knew job …

Employment

Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats, 5th Edition

<b>SEI</b><p>Collins, Matthew; Theis, Michael; Trzeciak, Randall; Strozer, Jeremy; Clark, Jason; Costa, Daniel; Cassidy, Tracy; Albrethsen, Michael; & Moore, …

Carnegie Mellon University

New Study: Phishing Is Still The Top Threat Faced By Organizations

The new 2017 SANS Threat Landscape survey from the well-known research and education specialist finds that security professionals rate phishing at 72 …

Phishing

Inside the New York hospital hackers took down for 6 weeks

Almost all U.S. health care organizations have reported at least one cyberattack

Health Care

Ex-Secret Service Man Admits Laundering More Stolen Bitcoin

Ex-Secret Service Man Admits Laundering More Stolen BitcoinA disgraced former Secret Service sent to jail for stealing Bitcoin during an …

Behavioral health facility faces fines for continued workplace violence risks

A Massachusetts behavioral health facility faces $207,690 in proposed penalties from federal safety and health regulators who determined that the …