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A 350% increase in phishing websites was reported in the first quarter of the year, many targeting hospitals and health care systems and hindering their work responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.N. counterterrorism chief said Thursday. read more [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: securityweek
The vpnMentor cybersecurity research team, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, have uncovered an unsecured AWS S3 bucket with over 5.5 million files and more than 343GB in size that remains unclaimed. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
A new study reveals that 93 percent of security professionals lack the tools to detect known security threats, and 92 percent state they are still in need of the appropriate preventative solutions to close current security gaps. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
By looking at hospitals – and the resulting mad scramble and actions they took to protect their patients – there are four lessons that can be distilled to help those in the thick of a spike or for those planning for the next surge. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
When reporting to the board of directors, the majority of CISOs measure the effectiveness of their program against a proven model. But what exactly should a CISO be measuring and reporting? Here are some top recommendations. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
A group of Iranian hackers have been attacking the the US private and government sector, according to a security alert sent by the FBI last week. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
Texas A&M University has named J. Mike Johnson its next police chief. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
The International Foundation for Protection Officers, in conjunction with Security magazine, is now accepting nominations for the annual Bill Zalud Memorial Award for Professional Excellence, an award that recognizes one security professional or an organization for professional excellence or outstanding service in the security profession. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
Senators Jeff Merkley (OR) and Bernie Sanders (VT) introduced the National Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2020 that would prohibit private companies from collecting biometric data — including eye scans, voiceprints, faceprints and fingerprints—without individuals' written consent, and from profiting off of biometric data. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin
Video app TikTok said it will set up its first European data center in Ireland. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Source: Security magazin


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