Microsoft MalwareCYBERSECURITY

MALWARE IN 2014: Here are the five most active malware packages that give attackers a huge ROI on a
small investment. A common theme emerged with all of them. They achieved their aims through the recycling of code and by refining previously perfected attack methods. Across the entire group, these five malicious attacks reused 37 components. Read more

RANSOMWARE: The Future of Consumer Cybercrime. Experts think that ransomware will scale well in the Internet of things. It’s already targeting networked storage. Read more

CALIFORNIA CYBERSECURITY LAWS: California Strengthens Data Breach Notification Law Gov. Jerry Brown recently approved 13 privacy bills, including one that provides identity theft prevention services for affected consumers. Read more

CISOs: More CISOs Needed to Battle Cybersecurity Threats in 2015. If the year 2014 can teach corporations anything, it is that there is a glaring shortage of talent capable of facing cyber threats and managing fallout from breaches, a cybersecurity expert said. And the talent shortage will worsen in 2015 as the technical and managerial skills required of today’s chief information security officers outpace training efforts. Read more


JAVASCRIPT:  jQuery reigns as top JavaScript library. The new Libscore search engine, which crawls the Web tracking library usage, affirms jQuery’s dominance among popular sites. Read more

JAVA: Google launching open source Cloud Dataflow SDK for Java. Cloud Dataflow fills a major puzzle piece in Google’s rapidly evolving and growing cloud stack as the Internet giant continues to challenge Amazon Web Services. Read more

MICROSOFT: Salesforce connects SharePoint files to its cloud with new tool. Salesforce, the not-so-little cloud CRM company that could, is furthering its play to bring everybody everywhere into the fold with the launch of Salesforce Files Connect, a new tool that brings files from on-premises Microsoft SharePoint into a company’s cloud workflow. Read more


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ATTN: Federal & State CTOs CIOs CISOs: Daily Tech Update – December 19, 2014

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