Category: CyberSecurity

CyberSecurity

U.S. Military to Send Cyber Soldiers to the Battlefield

The US Army will soon send teams of cyber warriors to the battlefield, officials said Wednesday, as the military increasingly looks to take the offensive against enemy computer networks. While the Army’s mission is generally to “attack and destroy,” the...

/ December 14, 2017

Security is Not a Technology Profession

Security is not a technology profession. Or at least it shouldn’t be, I would argue. If this sounds like a provocative statement to you, then I am doing my job well. In the end, though, once I’ve argued my position,...

/ December 13, 2017

Three Plead Guilty in Mirai Botnet Attacks

US officials unveiled criminal charges Wednesday against a former university student and two others in the Mirai botnet attacks which shut down parts of the internet in several countries starting in mid-2016. The Justice Department announced plea agreements for Paras...

/ December 13, 2017

Protecting Your Children with Parental Controls –

Chances are, your kids have never known a world when the internet wasn’t there—which is both good and bad news. On the one hand, it means these digital natives take to the online world much quicker than you or I...

/ December 13, 2017

Upstream Security Raises $9 Million to Protect Connected Cars Through the Cloud

Upstream Security, a Herzliya, Israel-based cybersecurity company that helps protect connected cars and autonomous vehicles from cyber threats, today announced that it has raised $9 million through a Series A funding round. The company explains that it has developed a...

/ December 13, 2017

Trump Signs Bill Banning Kaspersky Products

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a bill that prohibits the use of Kaspersky Lab products and services in federal agencies. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018 (H.R. 2810) focuses on Department of Defense and Department of Energy...

/ December 13, 2017

Microsoft Patches 19 Critical Browser Vulnerabilities

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for December 2017 address more than 30 vulnerabilities, including 19 critical flaws affecting the company’s Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. The critical vulnerabilities are memory corruption issues that can be exploited for remote code execution...

/ December 12, 2017

Machine Learning & Security: Making Users Part of the Equation

The Best Security Doesn’t Exclude Users, it Empowers Them If you’ve been watching, we’ve now entered the age of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and expanding automation. The capacity of modern computing to recognize patterns and make decisions based on boggling...

/ December 12, 2017

Stealthy Admin Accounts Found in Hybrid Office 365 Deployments

Vulnerability in Azure AD Connect Software Can Provide Stealthy Admins With Full Domain Control One term used for privileged Admin accounts that exist outside of protected groups is ‘stealthy admins’. They are less protected and less monitored than those within...

/ December 12, 2017

SAP Becomes CVE Numbering Authority

Released this week with fixes for 11 vulnerabilities, SAP’s Security Patch Day for December 2017 marks a change in the history of SAP patches: it also includes CVE numbers in the titles of the security notes. The change is a...

/ December 12, 2017