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Equifax Breach Underscores Need for Accountability, Simpler Architectures
Robert Lemos, Technology Journalist/Data Researcher
News
A new congressional report says the credit reporting firm's September 2017 breach was 'entirely preventable.'
By Robert Lemos Technology Journalist/Data Researcher, 12/11/2018
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Former Estonian Foreign Minister Urges Cooperation in Cyberattack Attribution, Policy
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Nations must band together to face nation-state cyberattack threats, said Marina Kaljurand.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/5/2018
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‘London Blue’ BEC Cybercrime Gang Unmasked
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Security firm turned the tables on attackers targeting its chief financial officer in an email-borne financial scam.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/4/2018
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MITRE Changes the Game in Security Product Testing
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Nonprofit has published its first-ever evaluation of popular endpoint security tools - measured against its ATT&CK model.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/29/2018
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Curing the Patient Data Security and Privacy Epidemic
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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If the modern Hippocratic Oath states, “I will respect the privacy of my patients,” shouldn’t that statement extend to protecting patient data?
By Tim Critchley, CEO, Semafone , 11/28/2018
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Uber Hit With $1.2 Million Additional Fines for 2016 Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff,
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Now the penalties are coming from Europe.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/27/2018
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Leaderboard Shows Adoption of DMARC Email Security Protocol
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
A new tool from the Global Cyber Alliance shows where companies and organizations are adopting Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/20/2018
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Congress Passes Bill to Create New Federal Cybersecurity Agency
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act now headed to President Trump for signing into law.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/15/2018
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The Morris Worm Turns 30
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
How the historic Internet worm attack of 1988 has shaped security – or not.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/9/2018
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'Trump' Tops Election-Spam Subject Lines
Dark Reading Staff,
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Fake email messages — aka spam — contain the president's name in 2,811% of median message sampling.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/5/2018
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Pervasive Emotet Botnet Now Steals Emails
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Researchers discover new cyber-spying function in the persistent malware operation's arsenal.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/31/2018
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FTC Offers Small Businesses Free Cybersecurity Resources
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Cybersecurity for Small Businesses campaign kicks off.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/26/2018
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County Election Websites Can Be Easily Spoofed to Spread Misinformation
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Majority of county sites in 20 key swing states have non-.gov domains and don't enforce use of SSL, McAfee researchers found.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/25/2018
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Mandia: Tipping Point Now Here for Rules of Cyber Engagement
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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FireEye CEO and nation-state hacking expert Kevin Mandia says Russia began changing the game in 2015.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/5/2018
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Ex-NSA Developer Gets 5 1/2-Year Prison Sentence
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Nghia Hoang Pho, who illegally took home classified NSA information, also sentenced to three years of supervised release after prison term.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/25/2018
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Symantec Offers Free Website Security Service for Midterm Elections
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Security vendor offers US election jurisdictions its Project Dolphin phishing/website spoofing-detection service and security resources.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/18/2018
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Military, Government Users Just as Bad About Password Hygiene as Civilians
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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New report comes out just as group of US senators chastise Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for not using multifactor authentication.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/14/2018
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AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
By Ger Daly, Senior Managing Director, Accenture , 9/14/2018
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The SOC Gets a Makeover
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Today's security operations center is all about reducing the number of alerts with emerging technologies – and enhancing old-school human collaboration. Here's how some real-world SOCs are evolving.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/6/2018
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Free Cybersecurity Services Offer a First Step to Securing US Elections
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Some key security vendors - including Microsoft, Google, Cloudflare - are offering pro bono services and tools for election jurisdictions and campaigns this election season. But will it help?
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/28/2018
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