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The Role Of Marketing In GDPR

Shortly after we completed one marketing campaign, a company we partnered with on the program asked us to share our leads with them. When I explained that we could not share prospects information, the CMO of the partner organization shot back an email saying that he had shared leads with partners …

Marketing

Security Mindset: Balancing Firmness and Flexibility

<b>We need to be firm enough to be disciplined in adhering to security policies, implementing good habits and best practices, and paying attention to</b> …

Information Security

The Financial Fallout of a Cyber Attack on a Business

There were 978 million victims of cybercrime last year and these people lost a combined $172 billion, according to Norton. Those numbers alone should …

Cybersecurity

Netflix Debuts 'Stethoscope' Open-Source Security Tool

2/23/2017<br>10:50 AM<p>50%<p>50%<p>Entertainment giant offers open-source app for security.<p>Entertainment giant Netflix has released a new Web application called …

Intercontinental Confirmed Data Breach at these 12 Properties

Data Breach<p>I came across a report late last year that Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) — the parent company of Holiday Inn — had a data breach. …

The Most Hackable Passwords of 2016 List

If you find your password on the list below, chances are you have been hacked, are in the process of being hacked or are very lucky. Change your …

Why FBI's N-DEx is the best free investigations tool you're not using

Author: P1 Leaders Staff<br>By Tim DeesEvery police officer has his or her own information back channels, his way of getting details outside of the usual …

Surveillance

Despite hack epidemic, Americans don't take security precautions | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Nearly two-thirds of Americans have experienced some kind of data theft or fraud, leaving many mistrustful of institutions charged with safeguarding …

7 Questions To Consider When Looking For An Effective Endpoint Security Solution

Zeina Zakhour (Atos Cyber Security), Denise Bedell (Content Innovo), Vasu Jakkal (FireEye), Roxy Dee (Hurricane Labs)<p>Aside from breaches, ransomware …

Cybersecurity

Guide to your (ISC)² Membership in EMEA: Benefits, Maintenance & Opportunities

Nat Ford, Moderator, (ISC)² EMEA, Ido Hoorvitch, Security Research, CyberArk Labs<p>As long as Kerberos communication is not being decrypted, attackers …

Cybersecurity

No smoking gun for Russian DNC hacks

The Russian government may have hacked Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to support Donald Trump's campaign, but …

The Top 5 Scam Types of 2016

In a recent article, I discussed how HDDCryptor, Cerber, and eight other families dominated the ransomware scene in 2016. It was a good year for …

Information Security

Hackers may already be exploiting the Snooper's Charter, warns online security expert

Online security expert Steve Roberts claims that hackers may already be exploiting the Snooper's charter and advised that nervous internet users …

Crooks can guess Visa card details in six seconds by querying lots of websites at once

In Does The Online Card Payment Landscape Unwittingly Facilitate Fraud?, a new paper in <i>IEEE Security & Privacy</i>, researchers from the University of …

Identity Theft

'Frighteningly easy' for criminals to get Visa card details, study claims

<b>It is "frighteningly easy" for criminals to get security details for a Visa debit or credit cards, according to research from Newcastle University.</b><p>Fraudsters are able to work out expiry dates and security code numbers by making multiple invalid attempts on different websites, the team claims.<p>It is …

Identity Theft

Online shopping? Be careful using public Wi-Fi

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With Cyber Monday this year expected to be one of the busiest shopping days of all-time, cyber security experts say shoppers …

Information Systems

San Francisco Rail System Hacker Hacked

The <b>San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency</b> (SFMTA) was hit with a ransomware attack on Friday, causing fare station terminals to carry the …

Security

American Scientist

McAfee Labs predicts 14 security developments for 2017

Intel Security released its McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions Report, which identifies 14 threat trends to watch in 2017.<p>“To change the rules of …

At an Orlando hospital, the victims kept coming — but so did an army of nurses

Things started out fairly well, by a busy emergency room's standards. The Orlando Regional Medical Center had been warned that gunshot victims would be arriving from a nearby gay nightclub, and the first one was conscious, talking and medically stable.<p>"We didn't know exactly how many we were going …

Afghanistan

PCI DSS Penetration Testing

Requirement 11.3 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) describes the need to regularly and frequently carry out penetration …

Information Security

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Watchout Smart TV Malware is Here

Security experts at Kaspersky Lab investigated a threat to discover it was specifically designed to compromise Smart Tv devices or it was an …

Forbes makes visitors turn off their ad blockers, then infects their computers with malware

<i>As publishers continue to fight readers who use browsers with ad blockers installed, they also continue to deliver advertising that readers find</i> …

Digital Advertising

Payment system security is hilariously bad

In Shopshifting: The potential for payment system abuse, Karsten Nohl and Fabian Bräunlein showed attendees at Hamburg's Chaos Communications …

Cyber-attacks against businesses ‘doubled in 2015’

The number of attacks by cyber-criminals against businesses doubled in 2015, research by Kaspersky Lab has revealed.<p>The research found that, in 2015, some 58% of corporate PCs were hit with at least one attempted malware infection, which represents an increase of three percentage points on …

Cybersecurity

Hyatt Hotels' Payment System Hacked By Credit-Card Stealing Malware

It's not yet known if the attackers succeeded in stealing payment card numbers.<p>Hyatt Hotels Corp said on Wednesday that its payment processing system was infected with credit-card-stealing malware in an attack discovered three weeks ago, the latest in a series of breaches at hospitality …

Illinois AG says DraftKings and FanDuel are illegal gambling

Daily fantasy sites DraftKings and FanDuel have had another brush with the law, this time in Illinois. According to Sports Illustrated, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan declared the websites to be illegal gambling under state law, and has sent a letter requesting that both sites post that …

NSA knew about Juniper backdoors and kept quiet about them

Last week, network hardware manufacturer Juniper revealed that it had found unauthorized code in its system firmware that made it possible for hackers to gain administrative access to its devices. It’s possible that the firmware has been vulnerable for years.<p>The Intercept has released a top secret …

Surveillance