securitymagazine.comBenjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” These sage words unfortunately describe the dilemma many companies are facing on a daily basis with increasing frequency. Whether because of a lack of resources to commit to cybersecurity or the C-suite’s reluctance to do things differently, companies are suffering from a rash of bad actors seeking to profit from cyberattacks and the loss of data because of negligent handling by insiders....

securitymagazine.comBoth disaster recovery and business continuity are answers to what happens when entropy strikes, things fall apart, and business is interrupted. Resilience is strategy using a set of tools and approaches that make it harder for things to fall apart, and easier and faster to put them back together when they do....

securitymagazine.comAs many as 68.4 percent—or almost 7 out of 10—cameras are currently running out of date firmware. ...

securitymagazine.comFacebook has disclosed the existence of a vulnerability leading to remote code execution attacks in WhatsApp messaging software....

securitymagazine.comThe Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned about smart TV's potential to spy and snoop on users. ...

securitymagazine.comClark Atlanta University (CAU) and Augusta University (AU) have forged a partnership between the CAU Department of Cyber-Physical Systems and the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University....

securitymagazine.comThe Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released a cybersecurity guide outlining the fundamentals of cross domain solution (CDS) technologies. ...

securitymagazine.comThe Government Communications Security Bureau from New Zealand is encouraging public and private sector leaders to get more connected with their organizations’ cybersecurity governance....

securitymagazine.comThe Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently published an alert on the Dridex malware, as the result of recent collaboration between the Department of the Treasury Financial Sector Cyber Information Group (CIG) and the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to identify and share information with the financial services sector....

securitymagazine.comThe U.S. State Department, in partnership with the FBI, announced a reward of up to $5 million under the Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Russian nationals accused of serious cyber crimes. ...

securitymagazine.comThe Information Security Forum (ISF) has announced the organization’s outlook for the top global security threats that businesses will face in 2020....

securitymagazine.comIn 2019, the Port of Seattle began to prepare for federal and private sector implementation of facial recognition technology for passenger processing at Port facilities....

securitymagazine.comLawrence Township, PA police are seeking the public’s assistance with a reported retail theft....

securitymagazine.comJefferson County, Ohio's special response team that operates out of the sheriff’s department now has a drone that can be used in tactical situations and in the search for missing persons....

securitymagazine.comU.K. bank NatWest is testing a payment fob that uses biometric fingerprint technology....

securitymagazine.comThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wants to utilize biometrics and facial recognition systems to identify all travelers, including U.S. citizens. ...

securitymagazine.comA Romanian web platform owned by the international tobacco company British American Tobacco (BAT) has suffered a data breach and ransomware attack. ...

securitymagazine.comHow does Hector Rodriguez, Director of Public Safety and Security at Marymount California University, secure the campus, residential areas, staff members and students?...

securitymagazine.comFor years, security leaders have been talking about the cybersecurity skills shortage....

threatpost.comMost counties are not protected from impersonation-based spearphishing attacks....

threatpost.comAuthorities say they have halted over 600 domestic money mules – exceeding the 400 money mules stopped last year....

threatpost.comIn this past week, the authorities have cracked down on various BEC scams and cybercrime gangs....

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