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Is Your Data Safe from Quantum Supremacy?

Jan 31 by Ericka Chickowski

Quantum computing may sound like science fiction, but it's coming down the pike faster than you might expect. And if security practitioners don't start taking this impending advancement seriously now, they could be facing the wholesale obscelesence of their corporate cryptographic protections within a decade.

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Cloud computing, cybersecurity top investments for government CIOs in 2018

Jan 30 by Luana Pascu

Government CIOs have a full agenda for 2018, including top investments in cloud services (19%), cybersecurity (17%) and big data analytics (16%), according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey. The predictions are based on interviews with 3,160 CIOs from 98 countries, including 461 who work in government institutions.

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No End in Sight for IoT Botnet Growth

Jan 29 by Ericka Chickowski

When the Mirai botnet first made waves back in 2016 taking down DynDNS services using an Internet of Things (IoT)-powered botnet, cybersecurity experts warned that this was just the warm-up act. Mirai marked the first splashy real-world example of the kind of attacks that the bad guys could carry out when harnessing the power of IoT devices in a well-controlled botnet. And as predicted by experts following the rollout of Mirai, the hits just keep coming via IoT botnets.

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Businesses rushing to adopt new tech are opening more doors to hackers – research

Jan 27 by Filip Truta

While modern technology makes possible new business models to drive growth and profitability, digital transformation opens your business to more cybersecurity risks, according to a survey by Thales and 451 Research.

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Communication is key when responding to a cybersecurity incident

Jan 26 by Graham Cluley

There’s an old joke that goes something like this: “To err is human, but to really screw things up you’ll need a computer.”

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SCMagazine’s Innovator Award for Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection Marks Solution Milestone

Jan 25 by Liviu Arsene

Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection recently won the SCMagazine Innovator Award, marking the fact that truly groundbreaking security technologies have started to receive validation from the market, as traditional security solutions fail to cope with the ever-increasing complexity of advanced threats.

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Leaky Buckets: 10 Worst Amazon S3 Breaches

Jan 24 by Ericka Chickowski

The last year has proved out about security naysayers' warnings about the undisciplined use of cloud architectures. While many organizations work hard to secure data stored on cloud stores, the truth is that there's a lot of work to go. That fact is made abundantly clear by the growing number of incidents caused by extremely poor security hygiene within Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) storage buckets that are holding very sensitive information.

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IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Named Top Technologies in 2018

Jan 23 by Luana Pascu

2018 is the year that IoT, as well as artificial intelligence and robotics, will drive digital innovation and completely transform business models, found a Forbes Insights survey of over 500 senior executives from different countries.

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US Commerce on Security and Market Incentives — Consumers don’t want security

Jan 22 by George V. Hulme

In a report published by the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security concluded what most security professionals have known for years: that botnets are a global threat, that technologies exist to mitigate the threats but aren’t widely used for multiple reasons, poor product security design and development, counter-productive market incentives, and low education and awareness across all market participants.

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Any organization could be the target of a data breach in 2018, digital identity experts say

Jan 17 by Filip Truta

Fraudsters have moved from making a fast buck to crafting more ambitious, targeted attacks that produce long-term profits, according to an extensive analysis of real-world cybercrime attacks.

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Data protection is a prime concern for Italian IT execs that embrace data center modernization

Jan 17 by Razvan Muresan

Italian IT decision makers perceive security is best argument for enabling datacenters’ agility, efficiency and flexibility. Companies have started moving away from legacy hardware-centric systems and toward revolutionary technologies - such as software-defined data centers, hyperconverged infrastructures, and, hybrid cloud - while keeping data protection as a prime concern.

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Human error identified as the #1 reason behind most cyberattacks

Jan 16 by Filip Truta

A survey of 612 Chief Information Security Officers suggests CISOs have a tough road ahead in an ongoing climate of high-profile data breaches.

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A Key Questions as U.S. Federal Government Agencies Move Further Into the Cloud: How to Manage and Secure Their New Hybrid Environments

Jan 15 by Razvan Muresan

U.S. federal government agencies today are among the biggest users of cloud services. This is a result of years of effort to shift data and workloads to the cloud in order to reduce spending and increase efficiency.

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Six in 10 US employees clueless about GDPR – survey

Jan 11 by Filip Truta

Just months before the EU General Data Protection Regulation takes effect globally, more than half of US-based employees in various industries have never heard of the upcoming regulation, according to a survey by adaptive training experts at MediaPro.

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What are your 2018 cybersecurity intentions?

Jan 10 by George V. Hulme

With another year of too many high profile, and quite frankly avoidable, data breaches under our belts, it’s time to take a look forward and identify areas where you may be able to improve your security program and hopefully become more efficient and reduce risk more effectively.

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Six ways security teams sabotage their own plans

Jan 08 by George V. Hulme

It’s not always the bad guys that sabotage enterprise security efforts, sometimes organizations do that all on their own.

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Meltdown and Spectre: decades-old CPU design flaws put businesses at risk

Jan 05 by Filip Truta

Security researchers at Google this week made public two vulnerabilities in almost every modern processor shipped since 1995 that could allow attackers to steal passwords, encryption keys and other sensitive information.

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Nutanix Your Way to VDI Xen with Bitdefender

Jan 05 by Shaun Donaldson

In the technology world, it is rare that three uniquely positioned vendors converge to provide a common solution which addresses security, performance, and operational benefits as Bitdefender, Citrix, and Nutanix have around Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).

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Need container and microservice security? Automation Is Key

Jan 02 by George V. Hulme

When it comes to enterprise security, cloud was supposed to help simplify security efforts. But it didn’t turn out that way. Today, the typical large enterprise has its legacy environments, public clouds, private clouds, private hosted clouds, and various hybrid flavors of each to secure. And within those systems applications are becoming containerized, and broken into many different discrete services. All of this is not only fundamentally changing the way enterprises must secure their environments, but also significantly increasing the complexity in doing so.

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