Expert insight LANDesk data breach

In response to the breaking news that LANDesk, systems management provider, suffered a data breach (more information here: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/11/breach-at-it-automation-firm-landesk/), @DFMag received the following insight from Thomas Capola, CEO of Sestus: “How the LANDesk breach occurred is less important than having Continue reading Expert insight LANDesk data breach

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Five million customers affected by Vtech database hack – experts comment

The BBC broke the news earlier this afternoon that Electronic toy and educational material seller Vtech has confirmed that about five million customers were affected in the data theft reported on Friday – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34963686. @DFMag received the following commentary from cyber security experts; Continue reading Five million customers affected by Vtech database hack – experts comment

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Expert Insight: DDoS Attack on the San Jose PD Website and IT Assets

In response to the news that a DDoS attack has been launched against the San Jose PD and their IT assets (see full story here: http://www.informationsecuritybuzz.com/articles/ddos-attack-on-the-san-jose-pd-website-and-it-assets/), Dave Larson, chief operating officer at Corero Network Security,offered the following brief insight to Continue reading Expert Insight: DDoS Attack on the San Jose PD Website and IT Assets

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Ex-Goldman Sachs employee charged with insider trading obtained via stealing email info – expert comment

It was reported yesterday that a former Goldman Sachs employee has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with making nearly half a million dollars by stealing non-public information from the bank’s email system and using it to make illegal Continue reading Ex-Goldman Sachs employee charged with insider trading obtained via stealing email info – expert comment

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Hilton Hotels admits hackers planted malware and stole customer card details – comments

Hilton Worldwide issued a statement confirming that malware had found its way onto point-of-sale systems and stole payment card information. That stolen information includes cardholder names, payment card numbers, security codes and expiry dates. However, addresses and PINs have not been exposed. Hilton Continue reading Hilton Hotels admits hackers planted malware and stole customer card details – comments

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Practitioners Give Global Cybersecurity a “C” According to New Research

Tenable Network Security®, Inc., today released findings from the 2016 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card, in which the world’s information security practitioners gave global cybersecurity readiness a “C” average with an overall score of 76 percent. The 2016 Global Cybersecurity Continue reading Practitioners Give Global Cybersecurity a “C” According to New Research

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