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Spiceworks State of IT Study: Security Spending Up

Technology is transforming everything in the workplace, and with that comes budget increases to pay for all these upgrades. According to Spiceworks’ “State of IT 2020” report, technology spending as a

Industry Insights

Should the National Security Council restore the cybersecurity coordinator role?

Former national security advisor John Bolton’s elimination of the cybersecurity coordinator role in May 2018 came as a surprise to many in the cybersecurity industry, especially security professionals that are tasked with

Software

A proactive approach to cybersecurity requires the right tools, not more tools

The key challenge facing security leaders and putting their organizations at risk of breach is misplaced confidence that the abundance of technology investments they have made has strengthened their security posture,

Hardware/Network

How long before quantum computers break encryption?

The verdict is in: quantum computing poses an existential threat to asymmetric cryptography algorithms like RSA and ECC that underpin practically all current Internet security. This comes straight from the National Academy of Science’s

Identity Theft

DoorDash Breach Exposes Data on Nearly Five Million Users

US food delivery service DoorDash is in the process of notifying its customers after discovering a data breach affecting millions of consumers. The firm claimed in a notice published yesterday that an unauthorized

Software

EternalGlue: Using NotPetya as a Testing Tool

When it hit in July 2017, the attack we now know as NotPetya seemed to have been eclipsed by the WannaCry ransomware, which hit some six weeks earlier. In fact,

Identity Theft

Dunkin’ Sued for Keeping Data Breach Secret

New York is suing Dunkin’ for allegedly failing to inform its customers of multiple cyber-attacks that compromised customer accounts. According to the lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, money was stolen by

Artificial Intelligence

AI is transforming cybercrime. Here’s how we can fight back

In March 2019, the CEO of a large energy firm sanctioned the urgent transfer of €220,000 to what he believed to be the account of a new Eastern European supplier

Artificial Intelligence

How AI can improve quality assurance: six tips

Quality assurance (QA) is an essential area of concern to companies. If the public thinks a company or service does not care about keeping its quality level high, they’ll likely

IT Compliance

Companies are still struggling to get GDPR compliant

It seems as companies ‘greatly’ underestimated the work that needed to be done in order to become GDPR-compliant.This is according to a new report by the Capgemini Research Institute, which