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Black Hat: 9 free security tools for defense & attacking | Network World

When Black Hat convenes next week in Las Vegas, it will be a rich environment for gathering tools that can be used to tighten security but also – in the

Mobile

Pwnie Express makes IoT, Android security arsenal open source | ZDNet

Pwnie Express has given the keys to software used to secure the Internet of Things (IoT) and Android software to the open-source community. Click here to view original web page

Software

​ Phishing, sophisticated attacks most troubling to IT security pros | ZDNet

IT security professionals fear phishing and sophisticated attacks the most, but worry that staffing, training and budget shortfalls will hinder their ability to protect their organizations. Click here to view

Identity Theft

Average total cost of data breach increases to Rs 97.3 million: IBM study – Times of India

The total average cost paid by a company due to a data breach increased from Rs 88.5 million to Rs 97.3 million in 2016 in India, according to a new study

Identity Theft

Why the next big data breach could come from the heating | Channelnomics

The internet of things (IoT) is, without doubt, one of the hottest topics in technology at the moment. But, in a world where enterprise IT solutions mingle with industrial air

Identity Theft

Are Data Breaches Becoming More Common? | Motherboard

It feels as if data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. Pretty much every week recently, a website has announced it was hacked, or a dump of user data

Identity Theft

North Korea blamed for massive data breach affecting 10 million internet shoppers – Washington Times

Authorities in South Korea on Thursday said Kim Jong-un’s government compromised the personal data of more than 10 million online shoppers by hacking the website of an internet shopping mall.

Industry Insights

Cybersecurity is becoming an unsustainable tax on business | ZDNet

The cost of cybersecurity has become a burdensome tax on business and with 1.5 million IT security jobs unfilled, US corporations are losing to sophisticated criminal gangs, said security experts

Hardware/Network

Businesses need to protect data, not just devices – Help Net Security

As organizations embrace the digital transformation of their business, they are increasingly facing new security concerns. More companies are moving away from device-centric, platform-specific endpoint security technologies toward an approach

Network Security Vendor News

Global network shares phishing attack intelligence in real-time – Help Net Security

IRONSCALES, a multi-layered phishing mitigation solution that combines human intelligence with machine learning, today announced the launch of Federation, a product that will automatically and anonymously share phishing attack intelligence