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"The system contained sensitive data, including credit card numbers, bank account information, medical information and Social Security numbers," said Quest officials in a statement. "Lab results were not provided to AMCA and were not exposed in the breach."

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Researchers have found new flaws in Intel processors that could allow hackers to defeat the security boundaries enforced by virtual machine hypervisors, operating system kernels and Intel SGX enclaves, putting data on both servers and endpoint systems at risk. The new attack techniques can be used to leak sensitive secrets like passwords or encryption keys […]

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data

For real change to take place, businesses and consumers alike need to understand the value of data.

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2019 trends

The New Year has arrived and there’s no better way to start than by going through the past and learning from the experiences small and medium-sized businesses have had. Reports suggest that nearly 70 percent of SMBs have faced cyberattacks like phishing and web-based attacks.

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Welcome to Part 3, of "3 Compelling Reasons to Invest in Cyber Security".  In Part 1, I discussed assessing and prioritizing your organization's risks as well as commencing a risk assessment.  Part 2 involved the importance of assessing your organization's supply chain and including such details within the overall risk assessment.

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The push to move everything into the cloud over the past several years has generated a large number of misconfigured and exposed deployments of various software stacks. This has attracted sophisticated attacks that destroy data or abuse server resources for cryptocurrency mining.

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Internet of Things devices–like smart lightbulbs or ovens or even toilets–are notoriously susceptible to being hacked. But the security problems go much deeper than preventing your average smart fridge from becoming a foot soldier in a botnet army.

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In part 2, I will discuss your organization's supply chain.  Even if your organization's IT network is protected, your supplier may not be!  Why should you encourage the board to take this into consideration?  With today's delicate economy, the stability of the supply chain is also under threat.  An attacked supply chain can potentially be disastrous to profitability, business continuity, and compliance. 

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shutdown

At the moment, many of the Department of Homeland Security employees responsible for civilian cybersecurity efforts, including threat analysis and sharing information with private industry, have been furloughed. But even if the shutdown ends soon, it may scare talented people away from taking government cybersecurity jobs—which are already a struggle to fill.

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Attention Hackers! Demonstrate your ingenuity at the SXSW Hackathon. The sixth annual SXSW Hackathon returns in a buzzy 24-hour marathon stretching from Tuesday, March 12 through Wednesday, March 13! Developers, coders, and tech creatives will collaborate in teams to build tech that addresses the range of media covered at SXSW,  from Music and VR/AR to AI and blockchain. Register here...

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