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How Retailers Can Fight Holiday Season Hackers
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Experts offer tips for locking down retailers point-of-sale systems for the busy holiday shopping season.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 12/8/2016
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Researchers Find Backdoors, Bugs In Sony, White Box IP Cameras
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
New vulnerabilities discovered by SEC Consult and Cybereason highight increasing IoT threat to enterprises.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/7/2016
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Biometric Technology Is Not A Cure-All For Password Woes
Corey Nachreiner, Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard TechnologiesCommentary
No single authentication token is infallible. The only real solution is multifactor authentication.
By Corey Nachreiner Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard Technologies, 12/7/2016
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Dark Web Vendor Gets 50 Months Jail For ID Theft
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Minnesota resident Aaron Glende aka IcyEagle caught selling stolen bank details on AlphaBay market.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/2/2016
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Cybersecurity User Training That Sticks: 3 Steps
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
People are eager for common-sense advice that gives them control over their environment and helps them stay safe online.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 11/29/2016
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Symantec To Buy LifeLock At $2.3 Billion
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deal set to be finalized by Q1 2017 and financed by cash and $750 million of new debt.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/22/2016
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WindTalker Attack Finds New Vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi Networks
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
White hat researchers show how hackers read keystrokes to potentially compromise cellphone and tablet users on public Wi-Fi and home networks.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/21/2016
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5 Ways Retailers Can Stay Safe Over the Holidays
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
E-commerce experts offer tips for locking down systems as the busy holiday season approaches.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/21/2016
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Cyber Monday, Consumers & The Bottom Line Of A Data Breach
Tony Buffomante, KPMG, U.S. Cyber Security Services LeaderCommentary
Yes retailers can achieve ROI for their investments in cybersecurity during the upcoming holiday season - and for the rest of the year, too! Heres how.
By Tony Buffomante KPMG, U.S. Cyber Security Services Leader, 11/18/2016
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Thinking Ahead: Cybersecurity In The Trump Era
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
In a panel held by the University of California Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and Bipartisan Policy Center, experts discuss challenges facing the incoming presidential administration.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2016
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China's Jinping Opens Tech Meet With Calls For 'Fair & Equitable' Internet
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The third Wuzhen World Internet Conference had a strong presence of US tech companies despite criticism of Chinas Internet laws.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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Teenager Admits To TalkTalk Hack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A 17-year-old boy exploited flaws in ISPs web pages to steal confidential data of 150,000 customers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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NIST Releases Version of Cybersecurity Framework for Small Businesses
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Researchers offer a step-by-step approach for covering the basics of cybersecurity.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/17/2016
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Insider Threat: The Domestic Cyber Terrorist
John Moynihan, President, Minuteman GovernanceCommentary
It is dangerously naive for business and government leaders to dismiss the risk of radicalized privileged users inside our critical industries.
By John Moynihan President, Minuteman Governance, 11/17/2016
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8 Public Sources Holding 'Private' Information
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
Personal information used for nefarious purposes can be found all over the web from genealogy sites to public records and social media.
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 11/17/2016
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'Snoopers Charter' Set To Become Law In UK
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Surveillance bill goes through British Parliament and awaits only the Royal assent to become law before the year ends.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/17/2016
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The 7 Most Significant Government Data Breaches
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Mega compromises at federal and state agencies over the past three years has compromised everything from personal data on millions to national security secrets.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/15/2016
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Shoppers Up Their Online Security Game, Survey Says
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
While they check SSL certificates and liability policies more often, many remain wary of biometric authentication, Computop reports
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 11/10/2016
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Stay Vigilant To The Evolving Threat Of Social Engineering
Dan Cuddeford, Director of Sales Engineering, WanderaCommentary
Even the most cyber-savvy individuals can easily get tripped up by a social engineering attack. But users can trip-up a threat simply by paying attention.
By Dan Cuddeford Director of Sales Engineering, Wandera, 11/8/2016
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Election 2016 & WikiLeaks: Bad, But Not Your Worst Nightmare
Ed Amoroso, CEO, TAG Cyber LLCCommentary
John Podesta may be the poster child for poor user security practices but the real problem is rigid regulatory compliance frameworks that perpetuate ineffective perimeter defenses.
By Ed Amoroso CEO, TAG Cyber LLC, 11/4/2016
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