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Travel Management Firm CWT Pays $4.5M to Ransomware Attackers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Attackers claimed to steal two terabytes of files including financial reports, security files, and employees' personal data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/3/2020
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A Patriotic Solution to the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage
Adam Benson, Senior VP, Vrge StrategiesCommentary
Why now is the right time for the security industry to invest in the human capital that will make technology better, smarter, and safer.
By Adam Benson Senior VP, Vrge Strategies, 8/3/2020
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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
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By Dark Reading Staff , 8/3/2020
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How Should I Securely Destroy/Discard My Devices?
Kurtis Minder, co-Founder & CEO, GroupSense
While it is possible to do data destruction in-house, doing it correctly and at scale can be tedious.
By Kurtis Minder co-Founder & CEO, GroupSense, 8/3/2020
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3 Arrested for Massive Twitter Breach
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingQuick Hits
Three individuals aged 17, 19, and 22 have been charged for their alleged roles in the massive July 15 Twitter attack.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/31/2020
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New Initiative Links Cybersecurity Pros to Election Officials
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A University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy initiative will build a database of cybersecurity volunteers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/31/2020
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Twitter: Employees Compromised in Phone Spear-Phishing Attack
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The attack earlier this month started with a spear-phishing attack targeting Twitter employees, the company says in a new update.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/31/2020
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3 Ways Social Distancing Can Strengthen your Network
Dr. Mike Lloyd, CTO of RedSealCommentary
Security teams can learn a lot from the current pandemic to make modern hybrid business networks stronger and more resilient. Here's how.
By Dr. Mike Lloyd CTO of RedSeal, 7/31/2020
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'Hidden Property Abusing' Allows Attacks on Node.js Applications
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A team of researchers from Georgia Tech find a new attack technique that targets properties in Node.js and plan to publicly release a tool that has already identified 13 new vulnerabilities.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/31/2020
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Browsers to Enforce Shorter Certificate Life Spans: What Businesses Should Know
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Apple, Google, and Mozilla will shorten the life span for TLS certificates in a move poised to aid security but cause operational troubles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/30/2020
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Dark Web Travel Fraudsters Left Hurting From Lockdowns
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing WriterNews
Shadow travel businesses that depend on loyalty program fraud have been impacted just like the legitimate travel orgs they prey on.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/30/2020
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Mimecast Buys MessageControl
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The email security provider brings into its fold social engineering and human identity capabilities.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/30/2020
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Ill-Defined Career Paths Hamper Growth for IT Security Pros
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Appsec and cloud security skills are the most in demand, and a shortage of staff is wearing on security teams, a new study shows.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/30/2020
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5 Tips for Optimizing Your Company's Cyber-Crisis Preparedness
James Hadley, CEO at Immersive LabsCommentary
Cyber-incident response often addresses short-term needs, but we need to broaden the view of crisis management to be more forward-thinking.
By James Hadley CEO at Immersive Labs, 7/30/2020
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Google Adds Security Updates to Chrome Autofill
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Chrome users can retrieve payment card numbers via biometric authentication and use a new "touch-to-fill: feature to log in to accounts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/30/2020
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Citizens Are Increasingly Worried About How Companies Use Their Data
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
With data privacy important to almost every American, more than two-thirds of those surveyed say they don't trust companies to ethically sell their data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/30/2020
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Black Hat Virtually: An Important Time to Come Together as a Community
Dan Lowden, CMO, White OpsCommentary
The significance of this year's event hasn't changed a whit. It's an opportunity to share what we've learned, and plan how to protect each other and the public for the remainder of the pandemic and beyond.
By Dan Lowden CMO, White Ops, 7/30/2020
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Using the Attack Cycle to Up Your Security Game
Todd Graham, Vice President, VenrockCommentary
Like the universe, the attack surface is always expanding. Here's how to keep up and even get ahead.
By Todd Graham Vice President, Venrock, 7/30/2020
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11 Security Tools to Expect at the Black Hat USA 2020 Arsenal Virtual Event
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
More than 130 security researchers and developers are ready to showcase their work.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/29/2020
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Average Cost of a Data Breach: $3.86 Million
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
New IBM study shows that security system complexity and cloud migration can amplify breach costs.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/29/2020
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