There’s an important word that seems to have been missing amid the breathless discussions around client data security: purge. Protect is usually front and center (“How do you protect against unauthorized data access,” for example) and so is monitor (“How do you monitor for unauthorized connections?”). The same rings true with other data security buzzwords, […]

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In June 2018, the UK’s technology sector was valued at over £180bn, making it one of the fastest growing industries in recent years. According to Consultancy.UK, this “explosive growth outpaced the sluggish UK economy as a whole and will undoubtedly add to the emphasis placed on the tech sector when looking to achieve a successful […]

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Hawai‘i Island entrepreneurs work hard to keep roofs over the heads of their employees as well as their own families according to Hawai‘i Community Federal Credit Union. When one of the biggest threats facing Hawai‘i island small businesses is cyber security, theft and liability, it’s important that owners stay up-to-date on how to safeguard their companies. Helping […]

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Robert (Bob) Vescio is the Chief Analytics Officer of Secure Systems Innovation Corporation, and he is recognized as one of the industry’s foremost experts in the area of cyber risk economics. He joined Host George Rettas, president and CEO of Task Force 7 Radio and Task Force 7 Technologies; and Co-hosts Tom Pageler Chief Security […]

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The Israel offices of US cyber-security firm Verint have been hit by ransomware, according to a screenshot taken by a Verint employee that started circulating online earlier today. “There is currently a critical issue affecting the on premise Email and Green zone VDI [Virtual Desktop Infrastructure] services,” read a warning message that was displayed earlier […]

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IT services giant Wipro has revealed it is investigating a potential intrusion after a report named the firm as suffering an attack targeting a dozen customers, India’s third largest IT outsourcer claimed to have spotted “potentially abnormal activity in a few employee accounts” after an “advanced phishing campaign” targeted the company. “Upon learning of the […]

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Interview A gauche “spy” has made clumsy efforts to get critics of Russian antivirus biz Kaspersky Lab to incriminate themselves as shills for rival security companies. At least three public critics of the company have been lured to meetings on the promise of business or employment opportunities, it is claimed. Once there, conversation focused on […]

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Over the past two years, Iranian hackers have targeted hundreds of companies and organizations worldwide. And now it looks like they are casting an even wider net, as they specifically target sensitive political, diplomatic and military targets in the United States, Australia, and UK. Several high-profile attacks – most recently a cyber espionage attack carried […]

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