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US Mayors Commit to Just Saying No to Ransomware
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The group of more than 1,400 top elected municipal officials takes the admirable, recommended stance against paying ransoms. However, can towns and cities secure their information technology infrastructure to withstand attacks?
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/16/2019
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Symantec Builds Out Cloud Portfolio to Enforce 'Zero Trust'
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
New additions to its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aim to give businesses greater control over access to cloud resources and applications.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/16/2019
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Is 2019 the Year of the CISO?
Terry Ray, Chief Technology Officer, ImpervaCommentary
The case for bringing the CISO to the C-suite's risk and business-strategy table.
By Terry Ray Chief Technology Officer, Imperva, 7/16/2019
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Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
App settings combined with Android behavior can put data integrity at risk for WhatsApp and Telegram users.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/15/2019
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Meet DoppelPaymer, BitPaymer's Ransomware Lookalike
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New ransomware variant DoppelPaymer was leveraged in campaigns against the City of Edcouch, Texas, and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/15/2019
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FTC Reportedly Ready to Sock Facebook with Record $5 Billion Fine
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The fine, for the social media giant's role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, would be the largest ever against a tech company.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/15/2019
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Software Developers Face Secure Coding Challenges
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Seven in ten developers are expected to write secure code, but less than half receive feedback on security, a survey finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/15/2019
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18% of Enterprises Holding Back on Windows 10 Upgrade
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Microsoft will officially end support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. Many large businesses aren't ready.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/15/2019
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Is Machine Learning the Future of Cloud-Native Security?
Pawan Shankar, Senior Security Product Marketing Manager at SysdigCommentary
The nature of containers and microservices makes them harder to protect. Machine learning might be the answer going forward.
By Pawan Shankar Senior Security Product Marketing Manager at Sysdig, 7/15/2019
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Where Businesses Waste Endpoint Security Budgets
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Too many systems, failure to test tools, and fear of replacement drive endpoint complexity and render products less effective.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/15/2019
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German Schools Ban Office 365, Cite Privacy Concerns
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The ruling follows years of debate over whether German schools and institutions should use Microsoft tools and services.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/12/2019
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Competing Priorities Mean Security Risks for Small Businesses
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Small business IT professionals are trying to balance multiple priorities and finding that the balance often leaves the company with serious security risks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/12/2019
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A Lawyers Guide to Cyber Insurance: 4 Basic Tips
Beth Burgin Waller, Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLCCommentary
The time to read the fine print in your cybersecurity insurance policy is before you sign on the dotted line.
By Beth Burgin Waller Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLC, 7/12/2019
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Data Center Changes Push Cyber Risk to Network's Edge
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Changes in fundamental enterprise architectures coupled with shifts in human resources mean that companies are considering new risks to their infrastructure.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/11/2019
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APT Groups Make Quadruple What They Spend on Attack Tools
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Some advanced persistent threat actors can spend north of $1 million on attacks, but the return on that investment can be huge.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/11/2019
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How to Catch a Phish: Where Employee Awareness Falls Short
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Advanced phishing techniques and poor user behaviors that exacerbate the threat of successful attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/11/2019
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Software Engineer Charged for Taking Stolen Trade Secrets to China
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Xudong Yao reportedly stole proprietary information from his employer and brought it to China, where he is believed to currently reside.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/11/2019
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Most Organizations Lack Cyber Resilience
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO AdvisorCommentary
Despite increasing threats, many organizations continue to run with only token cybersecurity and resilience.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 7/11/2019
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Monroe College Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
All campuses are affected, with attackers demanding $2 million in Bitcoin in exchange for decryption keys.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/11/2019
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Summer: A Time for Vacations & Cyberattacks?
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
About a third of cybersecurity professionals believe that their companies see more cyberattacks during the summer, but the survey data does not convince on the reasons for the perception of a summer bump.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/11/2019
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PUBLISHED: 2019-07-16
Information disclosure in PAN-OS 7.1.23 and earlier, PAN-OS 8.0.18 and earlier, PAN-OS 8.1.8-h4 and earlier, and PAN-OS 9.0.2 and earlier may allow for an authenticated user with read-only privileges to extract the API key of the device and/or the username/password from the XML API (in PAN-OS) and p...
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