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Volumetric Attacks and the IoT Dominate DDoS Scene

Volumetric Attacks and the IoT Dominate DDoS Scene

Also, 75% of attacks employed blended, multi-vector approaches in Q2.

Federal Employees Overwhelmingly Support NIST CSF Mandate

Federal Employees Overwhelmingly Support NIST CSF Mandate

Trump's mandate for agencies to adopt the Obama-era Cybersecurity Framework is a hit among federal workers.

Equifax CEO Steps Down Amid Data Breach Mess

Equifax CEO Steps Down Amid Data Breach Mess

The former president of the company's Asia Pacific division has taken up the mantle of interim CEO.

Global Cost of Cybercrime Soars 23% in a Year

Global Cost of Cybercrime Soars 23% in a Year

Attacks now cost organizations almost $12m annually

Activist Who Refused to Give Police Passwords Convicted Under Anti-Terror Laws

Activist Who Refused to Give Police Passwords Convicted Under Anti-Terror Laws

Muhammad Rabbani said he was protecting legally privileged material

Police: Buying Fake Goods Online Can Lead to ID Theft

Police: Buying Fake Goods Online Can Lead to ID Theft

City of London Police says over 4,000 sites were created using stolen IDs

#ISC2Congress: FBI Calls for a Rational Non-Emotional Approach to Risk and Security

#ISC2Congress: FBI Calls for a Rational Non-Emotional Approach to Risk and Security

The information security industry needs to adopt rational models rather than emotional ones for risk management, according to the Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI, Donald Freese.

DHS: 21 States Targeted By Hackers Ahead of the US Presidential Election

DHS: 21 States Targeted By Hackers Ahead of the US Presidential Election

The hacking efforts were mostly preliminary, involving things like testing for weak links in voter registration systems.

#ISC2Congress: Millennials in Cybersecurity: What They Want, What They Need and How to Keep Them

#ISC2Congress: Millennials in Cybersecurity: What They Want, What They Need and How to Keep Them

At the (ISC)2 Congress in Austin, Texas, on September 25, a panel of millennials answered questions from the session moderator and the audience about millennials in the information security industry.

BankBot Resurfaces in Google Play with New Tricks

BankBot Resurfaces in Google Play with New Tricks

It calls itself Jewels Star Classic—in an effort to be conflated with a legitimate mobile game called simply Jewels Star.

Deloitte Hack Exposes Confidential Email for World's Largest Companies—Report

Deloitte Hack Exposes Confidential Email for World's Largest Companies—Report

The attackers hit the global email server via a hacked administrator account lacking two-factor authentication.

Over a Quarter of UK Councils Hit by Ransomware

Over a Quarter of UK Councils Hit by Ransomware

The good news is that local authorities are backing up, not paying up

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