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This Week in Cyber Security News – 10.27.16

Cybersecurity Trends & Opinion Over 80% of Employees Lack Security/Privacy Awareness – Report by Phil Muncaster A new study has revealed worryingly low levels of employee cybersecurity and privacy awareness, with 88% described as lacking the requisite skills to prevent an incident. The MediaPro 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report was compiled from […]

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This Week in Cyber Security News – 10.7.16

Cybersecurity Trends and Opinion Incident Response A Challenge For 98% Of InfoSec Pros by Sara Peters Ninety-eight percent of IT security pros find incident response to be a challenge and 71% say it’s grown more difficult over the past two years, according to a new survey by Enterprise Strategy Group, sponsored by Hexadite. “It’s a […]

This Week in Cyber Security News – 4.11.16

A roundup of this week’s top cyber security news stories.  Hexadite in the News Hexadite Adds Industry-First Mac and Linux Coverage to Intelligent Security Orchestration and Automation Platform Hexadite, creator of the only agentless intelligent security orchestration and automation platform, today announced industry-first support for Mac and Linux-based devices. By extending its capabilities to additional […]

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This Week in Cyber Security News 4.4.16

A roundup of this week’s top cyber security news stories.  Malware and Ransomware Ransomware Authors Break New Ground With Petya By Jai Vijayan Ransomware developers appear to have come up with a new way of making life miserable for victims of their extortion campaigns, even as federal officials in the US and Canada Thursday issued […]

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This Week in Cyber Security News – 3.28.16

  Malware and Ransomware Petya ransomware overwrites MBRs, locking users out of their computers By Lucian Constantin It’s hard enough for non-technical users to deal with ransomware infections: understanding public-key cryptography, connecting to the Tor anonymity network and paying with Bitcoin cryptocurrency. A new malicious program now makes it even more difficult by completely locking […]

This Week in Cyber Security News – 3/21/16

Our weekly recap of news related to cyber security, incident response, security orchestration and automation, malware, ransomware, and cyber security trends. If you’d like to receive a roundup of the week’s cyber security news in your inbox, be sure to subscribe by email. Malware and Ransomware Canadian hospital infected with ransomware By Max Metzger A hospital in […]

This Week in Cyber Security News 3.14.16

The third installment of our weekly cyber security news roundup, the past week’s news saw a massive uptick in ransomware coverage, with 2016 referred to as ‘the year of ransomware’. If you’d like to receive a roundup of the week’s cyber security news in your inbox, be sure to subscribe by email. Malware and Ransomware FBI […]

This Week in Cyber Security News: 2.22.16

The second issue of our weekly cyber security news roundup. If you’d like to receive a roundup of the week’s cyber security news in your inbox, be sure to subscribe by email. Malware and Ransomware Source code for powerful Android banking malware is leaked By Jeremy Kirk The source code for a powerful Android malware […]

This Week in Cyber Security News – 2/15/16

The second issue of our weekly cyber security news roundup.  Cyber Security Business News Hexadite Gains HP Support in Series A Funding By Tara Seals More good news from the cybersecurity funding world: Hexadite has closed $8 million in a Series A funding round from Hewlett Packard Ventures, Ten Eleven Ventures and YL Ventures, who […]

This Week in Cyber Security News: February 1, 2016

The first in a weekly roundup, highlighting cyber security news and opinion.  Cyber Security Spending Bank of America’s Unlimited Cybersecurity Budget Sums Up Spending Plans In A War Against Hackers By Steve Morgan In a live interview from Davos Switzerland on Bloomberg roughly one year ago, Bank of America Corp. CEO Brian Moynihan said the […]