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AWS security and compliance tools embrace enterprise clouds

Two new Amazon cloud products proactively deal with security issues before they become security and compliance problems


Journalist convicted of helping Anonymous hack the LA Times

A journalist accused of helping a rogue hacking group briefly take control of the LA Times' website was convicted by a federal jury in California on Wednesday.


Android malware hammers phones with unwanted ads

Android users in more than 20 countries have been infected with a particularly aggressive malware program that bombards devices with unwanted advertisements.

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Amazon makes it easier to lock down the cloud

Amazon unveiled a pair of services Wednesday that are designed to make it easier for companies to keep their cloud deployments secure and within the parameters they want.

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Hackers who targeted Samsung Pay may be looking to track individuals

The security breach at Samsung subsidiary LoopPay was probably more about spying than about gathering consumer data for profit, and the worst could be yet to come, a security analyst said Wednesday.

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Survey says enterprises are stepping up their security game

To fight threats today, more enterprises are increasing their information security spending, collaborating more on threat intelligence efforts, and they also turning to cybersecurity insurance policies in larger numbers.

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Attackers target OWA for domain credentials

Why spend time targeting Active Directory for domain credentials when Outlook Web Application is just as good -- and far easier to compromise?

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IoT will become a matter of life or death for security pros

Internet of Things means different things to different people; self-driving cars, smart cities, connected homes, health and fitness apps, etc. But for security professionals, IoT will become a safety issue.

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What will the CISOs of 2020 look like?

Chief information security officers (CISOs) are increasingly being stretched between overseeing their company’s information security team and liaising with the board on budget, business strategy and new threats. And with these...

10 Cool Things About ISE 1.2

Now that Cisco has Finally Released the Identity Service Engine 2.0 (ISE) it seems only appropriate to call out some of the BEST things about it.

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Quarter of firms can't tell how hackers get in

The majority of large companies have experienced a breach over the past twelve months, but almost a quarter, 23 percent, of firms do not know how the hackers got in, according to a new survey.

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In Depth

Hacked Opinions: The legalities of hacking – Scot Terban

Researcher Scot Terban, known to many online simply as Dr. Krypt3ia, talks about hacking regulation and legislation with CSO in a series of topical discussions with industry leaders and experts.

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Verizon will use its mobile supercookie to target customers with AOL ads

In an update to its privacy policy, Verizon has warned its customers that it will use its mobile supercookie to target ads from the AOL network displayed on sites around the Web.

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EU Safe Harbor ruling could have bearing on Microsoft email dispute

Microsoft has cited a ruling by an European Court on transatlantic transfers of personal data as having a bearing on its litigation over turning over email held in Ireland to U.S. law enforcement.

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With Safe Harbor gone, the hard work on data transfers starts now

Tuesday's ruling that struck down the most common way to legally transfer data between Europe and the U.S. didn't turn multinational companies into outlaws immediately, but they'd better start working on alternatives now.

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John McAfee, security software pioneer, talks to CSO about his bid for the White House

In an interview with CSO contributors Ira Winkler and Araceli Treu Gomes, the cybersecurity guru discusses why he wants someone literate in technology to run the country.


Digital Guardian buys Code Green to gain data-loss prevention tech

Endpoint security vendor Digital Guardian has bought Code Green Networks, which makes data loss prevention appliances for businesses.

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Cisco disrupts $60M ransomware biz

Finds Angler servers at a Dallas hosting provider during research

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