Connecting Security Awareness Training Data to your Security Operations

Highlighting the value of connecting user security awareness trainings to the critical resources those users can access
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Is Compliance Security’s Worst Enemy?

KnowBe4’s Data-Driven Defense Evangelist, Roger Grimes, explains why compliance and security are not aligned, and why compliance actually hurts security.
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U.S. May Face Cyberwar with Russia After Purported U.S. Attacks on Russian Power Grid

The hacking of Russia’s power grid by the U.S. has led to a formal warning from the Kremlin that could escalate into an all-out cyberwar with attacks on U.S. businesses, agencies, and ...
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“File Deletion” Alert Becomes the Latest Scam to Compromise Office 365 Credentials

Attackers use simple cause for concern as the basis of a scam intent on tricking victims into offering up their Office 365 credentials.
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Two-Thirds of Organizations See an Increase in Impersonation Attacks

Nothing fools a user like an email seemingly from someone they know. And, according to the latest data from Mimecast, the bad guys are stepping up their impersonation game.
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Tech Support Scam Freezes Browsers

Trend Micro has found a new tech support scam that abuses HTML’s Inline Frame element (iframe) along with authentication pop-ups to freeze victims’ browsers by trapping them in a type of ...
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U.S. Universities are the Target of Chinese Hackers Seeking Undersea Military Secrets

Schools like MIT and the University of Hawaii are the focus of Chinese hackers looking for research hubs or field experts at universities tied to Navy programs.
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Global spending on security hardware, software and services will top $103 billion in 2019, up 9.4 percent from 2018

Global spending on security hardware, software and services will top $103 billion in 2019, up 9.4 percent from 2018, with large enterprises spending the most, according to IDC data.
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Big Norwegian Aluminum Producer Norsk Hydro Suffers Major Ransomware Attack

Norsk Hydro ASA, one of the world’s biggest aluminum producers, suffered production outages after a ransomware attack affected operations across Europe and the U.S.
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60% of Organizations Have No CSO or CISO, Putting Network Security at Risk

Recent data from Check Point Security’s Cyber Talk shows organizations are massively unprepared for attacks on network, mobile, and physical security.
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New Evil USB Cable Shows How Attacks Can Leverage Physical Hardware

The latest security research project has led to a USB cable so malicious that it can be used for just about any kind of attack.
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[On-Demand Webinar] The Quantum Computing Break Is Coming... Will You Be Ready?

  Quantum computing is a game-changer and will have a huge impact on the way we do business, safeguard data, explore space, and even predict weather events. Yet, some experts say in the ...
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Sixth Circuit Says Policyholder's Social Engineering Loss Covered By Computer Fraud Policy

Note: We blogged about a very similar 2nd  Circuit case earlier this year in CyberheistNews, the first paragraph below refers to that case.
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