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Content tagged with Cloud posted in March 2016
'FBiOS' Case Heading For A New Firestorm
Commentary  |  3/30/2016  | 
The surprise developments in the FBI v Apple case offer little reason to celebrate for encryption and privacy advocates.
Cybercrime: A Black Market Price List From The Dark Web
Slideshows  |  3/30/2016  | 
What does it cost for malware, stolen identities and other tools of the cybercriminal trade? Probably less than you think.
FBI Investigating MedStar Health Computer Hack
Quick Hits  |  3/29/2016  | 
Questions over whether malware that infected the network of a Washington-based healthcare firm MedStar Health Inc., is ransomware.
Survey Shows Cloud Infrastructure Security A Major Challenge
Quick Hits  |  3/29/2016  | 
Two-thirds of IT security professionals say that network security has become more difficult over the last two years with growing complexity in managing heterogeneous network environments.
Most Federal Agencies Have Suffered A Data Breach
Quick Hits  |  3/28/2016  | 
Vormetric report indicates that security spending in federal agencies hampers modern security techniques to safeguard critical data.
How To Share Threat Intelligence Through CISA: 10 Things To Know
News  |  3/26/2016  | 
If you want those liability protections the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act promised, you must follow DHS's new guidelines.
DOJ Indicts 7 Iranian Hackers For Attacks On US Banks And New York Dam
News  |  3/24/2016  | 
Iranian government-backed hackers allegedly behind massive DDoS campaign from 2011- to 2013 against US financial sector, and 2013 breach of Windows XP server at a dam.
Majority Of Bad Bots Behave Like Humans
News  |  3/24/2016  | 
And for the first time since 2013, humans outnumber bad bots on the Web -- but that doesnt mean humans are beating bots, new study shows.
What The Feds Said At RSA
Slideshows  |  3/23/2016  | 
A look at some of the insights top US government officials from the White House, DoD, NSA, FBI, and other agencies shared at the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month.
DOJ Charges 3 Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) Hackers
Quick Hits  |  3/23/2016  | 
US authorities issue arrest warrants for suspects who are believed to have played crucial roles in cyberattacks by the SEA.
SWIFT To Issue Warning In Wake Of Cyberattack On Bagladesh Central Bank
Quick Hits  |  3/21/2016  | 
SWIFT advises banks to follow recommended security practices for their internal networks after Bangladesh Central Bank heist.
Cloud Security: Understanding New Risks, Rising To New Challenges
Commentary  |  3/21/2016  | 
In a business world dominated by the cloud, security ops has to change the way we play the game in order to accomplish our strategic goals.
Apple Fires Back At FBI Court Order
Quick Hits  |  3/18/2016  | 
Apple, in court brief, says US founding fathers would be 'appalled' by feds' actions.
Why You Can't Ignore Privacy Shield
News  |  3/17/2016  | 
Trans-Atlantic transfer of Europeans' personal data might not have concerned you in the past, but here are eight things you need to know now.
EU-US Privacy Shield: What Now, What Next?
Commentary  |  3/16/2016  | 
The good news: We finally have a clear direction for continuing trans-Atlantic data transfer after several months in limbo. The bad news is in the remaining uncertainties.
FBI's Most Wanted Cybercriminals
Slideshows  |  3/14/2016  | 
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has got millions of dollars worth of rewards waiting for those who can help them nab these accused cyber thieves, spies and fraudsters.
Data In The Cloud: What Everyone Should Know
Partner Perspectives  |  3/10/2016  | 
When vetting a cloud or SaaS provider, it is imperative that you find out how they handle data security and privacy. Here are some key questions to ask.
Cloud Survival Guide: 3 Tips For CISOs
Commentary  |  3/7/2016  | 
To thrive in the cloud era, CISOs must refashion their roles as business enablers, adopt automation wherever possible, and go back to the basics on security hygiene.
Truly Random Number Generator Promises Stronger Encryption Across All Devices, Cloud
News  |  3/4/2016  | 
So long pseudo-random number generator. Quantum mechanics brought us true randomness to power our crypto algorithms, and it's strengthening encryption in the cloud, datacenter, and the Internet of Things.
Skills Shortage, Containerization & Other Cloud Security Concerns
News  |  3/2/2016  | 
With cloud adoption increasing, security concerns have broadened as well.


Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/17/2020
Exploits Released for As-Yet Unpatched Critical Citrix Flaw
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  1/13/2020
Microsoft to Officially End Support for Windows 7, Server 2008
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/13/2020
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