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'BlueKeep' Microsoft Windows Flaw Warning from NSA, Video for How To Patch

Microsoft recently released a fix for for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708, in Remote Desktop Services - that affects older versions of Microsoft ...
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Tell us about your biggest security threats for a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

  Once a year, KnowBe4 runs its  Security Threats and Trends Survey. We’re polling IT and Security executives, administrators and professionals like yourself on what technology and ...
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Reuters: "Cybersecurity Firm Cofense Says Pamplona To Sell Stake After U.S. Probe"

(Reuters) - U.S. cybersecurity firm Cofense Inc said on Wednesday that buyout firm Pamplona Capital Management is seeking to sell its stake in the company following a year-long probe by ...
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Cyber Security is About Culture and People, not Technology

Security isn’t just IT’s problem, but everyone’s problem within the organization. The key isn’t “yet another security solution”, but a changing of the way the organization thinks about ...
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[Live Webinar] Top 5 IT Security Myths Your CISO Believes are True… BUSTED!

Facts are facts… but what happens when IT security pros take myths at face value? That got us thinking… what if we whip out our magnifying glasses, pull out the trench coats and use our ...
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The internet's 'father' says it was born with two big flaws

BusinessInsider just posted an article that confirms something I have been saying for years. There is some contrary data though. We may be looking at a light version of rewriting history. ...
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Brand-New Tool: Password Exposure Test Identifies Risky Users

The bad guys are constantly coming out with new ways to hack into your network and steal your organization’s confidential information.
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The Need for Security Champions as Part of Your Security Culture

Security cultures don’t exist within organizations because IT wills them to. With the increase in attacks, organizations need internal advocates for the necessary shift in corporate ...
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SMBs Remain a Focus of Cyber Attacks in 2018

With a majority of SMBs experiencing an increase in attack frequency and sophistication in 2018, cybersecurity efforts need to be a primary emphasis for IT teams in the SMB.
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Healthcare Sees 278% Increase in Data Breaches in Q2,  30% Caused By Repeat Offenders

It’s not good to be in Healthcare IT these days, judging by the latest data. With over 3 million records put at risk by both insiders and external attacks in Q2, healthcare orgs need to ...
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Spend One Minute And Look At These Phishing Graphs

In the first quarter of 2018, after 7 years of helping our customers to enable their employees to make smarter security decisions and having reached the milestone of 15,000 customers, we ...
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How To Create A Security Culture in 2018

Ever heard: "If it was easy, everyone would do it" ? Creating a better security culture in your organization has a few challenges. Let's have a look at them, see how you can overcome ...
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How To Explain Meltdown And Spectre To Your C-Level and employees

OK, 2018 has just started and it has totally borked all networks in the whole world. That's a fine mess we're in to start off the year. :-) Meltdown and Spectre are CPU hardware design ...
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Book Review: A Data-Driven Computer Security Defense: THE Computer Security Defense You Should Be Using

Excellent book about InfoSec that has everything you need to know and nothing you don't. A Data-Driven Computer Security Defense: THE Computer Security Defense You Should Be Using by ...
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[On-Demand Webinar] Six Cybersecurity Trends Organizations Need to Watch for in 2018

Watch this insider’s perspective of cybersecurity trends to expect in 2018 from our founder Stu Sjouwerman. The list of six predictions are founded on KnowBe4’s deep insight into threats ...
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Spy Vs. Spy? WikiLeaks Says CIA Impersonated Kaspersky Lab

Wow, the plot thickens.  Attribution indeed is a very murky business.  According to WikiLeaks, its analysis revealed that by using these fake certificates, the CIA made it look like data ...
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How to sell cybersecurity to your executive team

Scott Schlimmer wrote a great post at CSO about the constant battle between profitable business investments and “unprofitable” security investments to protect the current bottom-line. ...
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Fancy Bear Goes Phishing For DC Cybersecurity Conference Attendees

Want to target a large swath of cybersecurity professionals in one go? Just crash their "cyber" party with a decoy document. So goes the modus operandi for an advanced persistent threat ...
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New Worry For CEOs: A Career-Ending Cybersecurity Breach

Corporate chiefs get more involved in defense against hackers, fearing a cybersecurity breach could cost their jobs, hurt their businesses. Vanessa Fuhnmans wrote an excellent heads-up ...
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