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Facebook Now Rewards for Reports of Data Abuse

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

Today, Facebook is launching the Data Abuse Bounty to reward people who report any misuse of data by app developers. The social media giant sayd it committed to launch this program a few weeks ago as part of its efforts to more quickly uncover potential abuse of people’s information.

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Sophos Introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulation and Training Solution with New Analytics and Multi-Language Support

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

With enhanced dashboards and new analytics to track organizational risk and employee performance, Phish Threat simplifies a key part of an organizations security strategy – employee awareness and training.

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Organizations Globally Quicker Than Before at Identifying Attacker Activity: Mandiant M-Trends Report 2018

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, today released the Mandiant M-Trends 2018 report. The report shares statistics and insights gleaned from Mandiant investigations around the globe in 2017.

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New Kaspersky Cloud Sandbox Boosts Complex Threat Investigation and Response

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

Kaspersky is announcing a new subscription service, Kaspersky Cloud Sandbox, available through the Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal to help companies improve their investigation and response to complex threats. The service allows businesses to take advantage of sandboxes without any additional investments into hardware infrastructure.

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Cybersecurity, IT Governance and Emerging Technology are Shaping IT Audit Plans in 2018: Protiviti & ISACA Report

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

IT security and privacy, IT governance and risk management, regulatory compliance, emerging technology and cloud computing are the key issues impacting IT audit plans in 2018, according to a just-released benchmarking study from global consulting firm Protiviti and ISACA.

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Ransomware Continues to Haunt Companies: Verizon 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

Ransomware is the most common type of malware, found in 39 percent of malware-related data breaches – double that of last year’s DBIR – and accounts for over 700 incidents. DBIR analysis also flags a shift in how social attacks, such as financial pretexting and phishing, are used.

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We Gamify Awareness of Employees and Customers: Delzad P Mirza, CISO, Tata Technologies

Posted By - Muqbil Ahmar, Executive Editor

Lately, the world has seen a slew of cases of cyber-attacks and frauds across industries. This is true especially for the banking and financial industry. Today, cyber-crime is perhaps the most dangerous weapon of mass destruction. One of the main things that every CISO needs to focus on is raising awareness of their employees as well as their custo

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RSA to Acquire Fortscale; Expand its NetWitness SIEM Platform With UEBA Capabilities

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

RSA has announced its intent to acquire Fortscale, a pioneer in embedded behavioural analytics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and are subject to customary closing conditions. RSA's acquisition of Fortscale is designed to provide customers with new user and entity behavioural analytics.

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ForeScout Expands Device Visibility Platform to Secure the Extended Enterprise

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

ForeScout Technologies has announced new foundational innovations in ForeScout CounterACT 8 that raise the bar on device visibility and control to mitigate risk, reduce the attack surface and automate incident response across the extended enterprise network.

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ISACA Unveils GDPR Assessment for Enterprises to Gauge Regulation Readiness and Compliance Path

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

Powered by expertise from ISACA and CMMI, the newly released GDPR Assessment provides users with a roadmap to help identify and resolve gaps in enterprise General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) readiness.

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What Indian Healthcare CISOs Should Know About in Healthcare Security Act

Posted By - Shipra Malhotra, Executive Editor

Data breaches in healthcare are on the rise as the sector figures among the most lucrative targets on the radar of cyber criminals. An electronic health record fetches a high price on the Dark Web considering the huge wealth of exploitable and sensitive information it contains.

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Shellshock Fades, Gozi Rises and Insider Threats Soar: IBM X Force Report

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

The IBM X-Force team examined numerous cyberthreats that shaped the threat landscape in 2017 and will continue to have an impact in 2018. The IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2018delved into some of the biggest issues the research team uncovered in the past year.

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CISOs need to sell the idea of information security to their boards: Sumit Dhar, Barclays

Posted By - Muqbil Ahmar, Executive Editor

CISOs need to sell the idea of information security to their boards: Sumit Dhar, Barclays. One of the challenges that cyber security professionals or chief information security officers (CISOs) continue to face is that they are saddled with restricted budgets and still do not play a significant role in the boardroom.

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Facebook Data Breach in the Times of GDPR

Posted By - Muqbil Ahmar, Executive Editor

In what could be termed as one of the biggest data breaches ever globally, the personal information of more than 50 million Facebook users was harvested for political gains by a company called Cambridge Analytica.

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Don't Blame Just the CISO Alone for Facebook Data Scandal; Its a Collective Failure

Posted By - Shipra Malhotra, Executive Editor

While experts agree unanimously that Facebook has failed in preventing the compromise of the privacy of its 50 million users, most of them don't feel that the buck stopping at the CISO and say that his accountability in such a case is limited.

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Facebook is an International Data Governance Issue and Not a Data Breach

Posted By - Shipra Malhotra, Executive Editor

Ever since the Facebook data scandal hit headlines early this week, there has been a huge clamour demanding Facebook’s neck be put on the block. However, the company in its initial reaction dismissed that the incident didn’t qualify to be a data breach.

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Not a Catch-up Game Anymore; CISOs Need to Stay Ahead of the Hackers

Posted By - Muqbil Ahmar, Executive Editor

The increasing security threat surface is a major challenge for businesses, particularly those functioning in the BFSI sector. There has been a lot of news of frauds as well as hacking from this sector, which is giving CISOs sleepless nights.

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Bringing Sophisticated Security and AI to the IBM Cloud

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

On the other hand, concerns about security and privacy may cause concerns about moving too quickly. In both cases, the path forward is complex, often requiring talent and technology that is hard to come by.

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Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents Still a Major Challenge for Businesses

Posted By - DynamicCISO,

The study was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77 percent of respondents admit they do not have a formal cyber security incident response plan (CSIRP) applied consistently across their organization.

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Idle Threats Or a Harbinger of Things to Come

Posted By - Elias Chachak, Director

According to recent reporting, a suspected nation state hacker group with alleged ties to the Iranian government issued death threats to researchers that had detected their cyber espionage activity.

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