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Multiple Reddit moderator accounts have been compromised and abused to post pro-Trump messages on a variety of subreddits. [Read More]
A 350% increase in phishing websites was reported in the first quarter of the year, many targeting hospitals and health care systems and hindering their work responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.N. says. [Read More]
The United States has fired a new salvo in its rivalry with China, ordering sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media stars TikTok and WeChat. [Read More]
President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from the U.S. [Read More]
The U.S. Treasury Department has fined Capital One $80 million for careless network security practices that enabled a hack that accessed the personal information of 106 million of the bank’s credit card holders. [Read More]
CISA has launched the Cyber Career Pathways Tool, which aims to lay out a career path for current and future cybersecurity professionals. [Read More]
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday offered a $10 million reward aimed at preventing foreign interference in the November election. [Read More]
Twitter has informed customers that a vulnerability in its Android app could have been exploited by malicious applications to access direct messages and other private data. [Read More]
Lafayette, Colorado, officials announced Tuesday the city’s computer systems were hacked and they were forced to pay a ransom to regain access. [Read More]
State and local officials are receiving additional tools from the federal government to help defend the nation’s election systems from cyberthreats ahead of the November vote. [Read More]

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Rafal Los's picture
More security tools can increase your cost, increase overall complexity, and eventually decrease your organization's ability to be effective.
Marc Solomon's picture
Most organizations have a complex security infrastructure that consists of multiple products from multiple vendors to create layers of defense.
Preston Hogue's picture
From a cybersecurity perspective, perhaps the greatest risk for digital education comes from the wide variation across districts in terms of resources.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Cybersecurity innovation is not quite at the stage where it needs resuscitation, still, the last few months have demonstrated the need for change.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Opportunities for accidental exposure of sensitive information are often compounded by multiple stakeholders using collaborative tools without the proper policies, oversight and security training.
AJ Nash's picture
Intelligence is one of a few vital security concepts that industries are increasing their investments in as they recognize the documented value of proactive security.
Marc Solomon's picture
Phil Jones who, who has overseen Operations within Airbus Cybersecurity since 2016, discusses some of the key takeaways from the current crisis.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Some security start-ups bring much needed creative thinking and new ideas to a challenging field. Others don’t bring much of anything to the table, and in some cases, can actually harm an organization’s security posture.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
As SecOps teams increasingly take on proactive risk reduction, their vocabulary expands from security threats to include posture lapses, and posture fatigue will grow.
Idan Aharoni's picture
The threat intelligence space is filled with great vendors who can provide organizations with a lot of value in helping them protect their brand, employees and customers.