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Bridging the gap between legacy tools and modern threats: Securing the cloud today

June 5, 2024

Via: CIO

The cloud will become a cornerstone of enterprise operations as IDC estimates that by 2025, there will be over 750 million cloud-native applications globally. Additionally, over 90% of organizations anticipate employing a multi-cloud approach over the next few years. Considering […]


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Hackers exploited “Free VPN” to build massive fraud botnet, hit with US sanctions

May 29, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three individuals – Yunhe Wang, Jingping Liu, and Yanni Zheng – as the ringleaders of the 911 S5 botnet scheme. They also blacklisted three Thailand-based companies owned by Wang that were […]


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Delivering Software Securely: Techniques for Building a Resilient and Secure Code Pipeline

May 13, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Data protection is a key component of cloud services, and code pipelines running on public clouds are no exception. Data protection is based on several basic principles designed to protect information from misuse, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. These principles are […]


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Apple updates its Platform Security Guide

May 10, 2024

Via: Computerworld

It’s essential reading for IT admins, security researchers and anyone with an interest in Apple security, now updated for 2024. Apple’s head of security engineering and architecture, Ivan Krstić, this week announced the publication of what should be essential reading […]


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Microsoft Will Hold Executives Accountable for Cybersecurity

May 9, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

Microsoft will make organizational changes and hold senior leadership directly accountable for cybersecurity as part of an expanded initiative to bolster security across its products and services. Microsoft’s executive vice president of security, Charlie Bell, announced the plans in a […]


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Does cloud security have a bad reputation?

May 7, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The recent discourse around the security of cloud computing in the banking sector, highlighted by Nicholas Fearn’s piece in the Financial Times, paints a somewhat grim picture of the cybersecurity landscape when it comes to banks moving to cloud computing. […]


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Cisco Launches A New AI-Focused Security Solution

April 18, 2024

Via: TechBullion

According to a corporate news release, the software, named HyperShield, employs artificial intelligence (AI) to safeguard apps, devices, and data across public and private data centres, clouds, and physical locations. HyperShield is the company’s second acquisition after purchasing cybersecurity startup […]


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Application Security Optimised for Engineering Productivity

April 17, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Laura Bell Main, author of Agile Application Security and founder of SafeStack, recently presented a webinar titled Decoding Dev Culture 2024, in which she provided a “from the ground view” of security in 2024. Drawing from her experience, and a […]


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Apple Warns Users in 92 Countries About Mercenary Spyware Attacks

April 11, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple on Wednesday sent threat notifications to users in 92 countries warning that they may have been targeted by mercenary spyware attacks, likely because of who they are or what they do. According to TechCrunch, Apple sent the alerts to […]


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Feds say Microsoft security ‘requires an overhaul’ — but will it listen?

April 9, 2024

Via: Computerworld

In early April, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) delivered a blistering report excoriating Microsoft’s lax security practices, which allowed Chinese spies to hack into the accounts of high-level government officials, including Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Ambassador to China […]


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Microsoft AI-Driven Security Tool Copilot for Security is Now GA

April 5, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft recently announced the general availability of Copilot for Security, a generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) security product designed to help security and IT teams with the capabilities to protect their digital assets. Copilot for Security’s general availability introduces several new […]


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Google survey: 63% of IT and security pros believe AI will improve corporate cybersecurity

April 4, 2024

Via: ZDnet

It’s no secret that businesses around the world are implementing artificial intelligence to gain a competitive advantage in their industries. AI could have an outsize impact on corporate cybersecurity, as well, according to a new study of 2,486 information technology […]


Operating systems, Software Category, Software Security, Windows

Microsoft reveals how much Windows 10 Extended Security Updates will cost

April 3, 2024

Via: TechSpot

In an official blog post, Microsoft announced that organizations will have three options to extend update support for Windows 10: the traditional 5-by-5 activation, Windows 365 subscription-based activation, and cloud-based activation. The first option will be available for $61 per device […]


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Microsoft unveils safety and security tools for generative AI

March 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft is adding safety and security tools to Azure AI Studio, the company’s cloud-based toolkit for building generative AI applications. The new tools include protection against prompt injection attacks, detection of hallucinations in model output, system messages to steer models […]


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Robust remote access security for the utilities sector advances with Zero Trust

March 28, 2024

Via: CIO

Infrastructure, specifically the utilities sector, must adopt a Zero Trust approach as ongoing cyberattacks by remote actors become more and more prevalent—threatening to disrupt everyday life. Cyberattacks on utilities more than doubled from 2020 to 2022. It’s likely the case […]


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Google Cloud Launches Security Command Center Enterprise

March 22, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Google Cloud has launched Security Command Center (SSC) Enterprise, a cloud risk management solution that offers proactive cloud security with enterprise security operations. The solution helps customers manage and mitigate risk across multi-cloud environments and is enhanced by Mandiant expertise. […]


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Best Practices for AI Training Data Protection

March 21, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

With the rise of AI, data protection challenges are evolving in parallel with the emerging technologies to both threaten and protect an enterprise’s data assets. When training AI, the massive quantities of data utilized for AI models pose new and […]


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Enterprise Security Gets Personal: Enter the Human Firewall

March 7, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

Security professionals frequently use the “weakest link in a chain” adage as the basis for their approach to safeguarding their networks, corporate data, and enterprise IT resources. And in many cases, the weakest link that concerns them the most is […]


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5 tips for securing your remote workspace

March 6, 2024

Via: CIO

Read our top tips on how employees can play a key role securing the enterprise when working remotely. Hybrid and remote working have become a permanent feature for the majority of businesses, as shown by multiple studies. However, for IT […]


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Do you need antivirus on Linux?

February 19, 2024

Via: ZDnet

I’ve been using Linux as my primary operating system since 1997 and I have never installed a desktop antivirus solution on any computer. The only exception to that rule has been when I deploy a Linux mail or file server, […]