IT SECURITY CLOUD: How Cloud, Mobile Are Changing IT, Security Management. The evolution of technology is changing the role of IT and security pros as more employees use cloud apps and connect personal devices to corporate networks. Read more [DARKREADING.COM]
IT SECURITY PATCHES: Microsoft Acknowledges Permission Problems with MS16-072 Patches. The patches all aimed at fixing Group Policy, but in the end they break Group Policy. Problems are being reported with the MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch. Admins are saying it breaks
IT SECURITY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: New Rule Puts Onus on Contractors to Tighten IT Security. It is official: The government requires minimum cybersecurity standards for contractors that store sensitive information in their IT systems. A new rule aimed at systems that
IT SECURITY RISK ASSESSMENT: Billion Dollar Bangladesh Hack: SWIFT Software Hacked, No Firewalls, $10 Switches. The Bangladesh central bank had no firewall and was using a second-hand $10 network when it was hacked earlier this year. Investigation by British defense
IT SECURITY ENCRYPTION: Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People. WhatsApp is an online messaging service now owned by tech giant Facebook, that has grown into one of the world’s most important applications.
IT SECURITY NIST: Program Closes in on Solutions to Identity Theft and Fraud. The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace at the National Institute for Standards and Technology is getting closer to possible solutions to identity theft and fraud.
SECURITY PATCHES ANDROID SECURITY: Google Kills Remote Hacker Bug, Patches Seven Critical Flaws. Google has fixed seven critical security vulnerabilities in its February Android update for Nexus devices. Read more [ZDNET.COM] ORACLE: Oracle Releases a Record 248 Security Patches for
IT SECURITY HACKING METHODS: Social Engineering is Top Hacking Method, Survey Shows. Social engineering tops the list of popular hacking methods, underlining the need for continuous monitoring, according to security firm Balabit. Read more [COMPUTERWEEKLY.COM] HOW TO: Best Migrate and
IT SECURITY FED GOVT CYBER THREAT: Concerned by Cyber Threat, Obama Seeks Big Increase in Funding. President Barack Obama recently sought a surge in funding to counter cyber security threats, as his top intelligence official warned Congress that computer attacks
IT SECURITY FED GOVT CYBER THREAT: Concerned by Cyber Threat, Obama Seeks Big Increase in Funding. President Barack Obama on Tuesday sought a surge in funding to counter cyber security threats, as his top intelligence official warned Congress that computer