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5 quick tips for online safety – TechRepublic 5 quick tips for online safety The internet can be a threatening place. Follow these tips and stay safe out there. 5 quick tips for online safety Related Source link Related posts: 5 easily installed utilities for improving your online privacy On World Password Day, here are …

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Video: How can AI systems remain secure? – TechRepublic Video: How can AI systems remain secure? TechRepublic caught up with Mårten Mickos, CEO of HackerOne, who runs a bug bounty program, to learn about the most common security issues that are threatening AI systems and how to secure them. Video: How can AI systems remain …

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When John Carlin was working for the US government, he encountered what seemed like a normal, small-time cybersecurity attack. But it turned out to be so much more. In what appeared to be an unsophisticated attack, a hacker stole a small amount of information from a US company—including names and addresses—and demanded $500 in Bitcoin …

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Image: mSeven Software If all your website, cloud service, application, investment, banking, credit cards, and other sensitive account information falls into the wrong hands, that’s a crisis situation. mSeven Software, which creates and maintains the mSecure password management application that’s popular with many MacOS and iOS users, is pursuing a bold strategy to protect such …

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Image: iStock/mrspopman One of the things that I appreciate is that Cisco is constantly developing their security portfolio in an attempt to keep up with today’s modern threats. I’ve long been a fan of the Cisco ASA and the new FirePOWER module and FireSIGHT management center which I wrote about here. It’s a bit frustrating …

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John Carlin, former assistant attorney general for national security at the Department of Justice (DOJ), was working in government when the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was the target of a massive hack in 2015. And Carlin noticed a troubling trend—the cabinet leaders didn’t understand the security risks associated with their system’s weaknesses. When OPM …

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When the world was dealing with the threat of the self-spreading WannaCry ransomware, WikiLeaks released a new batch of CIA Vault 7 leaks, detailing two apparent CIA malware frameworks for the Microsoft Windows platform. Dubbed “AfterMidnight” and “Assassin,” both malware programs are designed to monitor and report back actions on the infected remote host computer …

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If you are following the news, by now you might be aware that a security researcher has activated a “Kill Switch” which apparently stopped the WannaCry ransomware from spreading further. But it’s not true, neither the threat is over yet. However, the kill switch has just slowed down the infection rate. Updated: Multiple security researchers have …

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Video: This smart firewall can protect your home office and business from hidden cyberattacks – TechRepublic Video: This smart firewall can protect your home office and business from hidden cyberattacks Today 6.4 billion devices connect to the Internet, and another 50 billion are expected to come online soon. CUJO CEO Leon Kuperman explains how to …

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On Thursday, US President Donald Trump signed his long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity, laying out his plans for addressing security in federal IT and across US infrastructure. The most ambitious mandate was that all federal IT systems move to the cloud. President Trump’s homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, said in a Thursday announcement that the …