Yahoo this past Wednesday announced that more customers' personal data may have been compromised by a forged cookie believed to have been used in 2015 or 2016. The cookie was discovered during the continuing investigation into the company's September 2016 breach, and all Yahoo users will be notified if they are potentially affected. #Security #Breach #Yahoo
An influx of enterprise tech is spurring more companies to expand their cybersecurity budgets, suggests a survey by Global State of Information Security. Managed security services are proving popular amid a fierce battle for IT talent. Read More Here. #Leadership #Management #Cybersecurity #Security #SecurityIndustry #cloudcomputing #InternetofThings #ApplicationDevelopment #MobileSecurity
Cisco reports that more than 840,000 of its networking devices have a flaw that can be exploited by hackers tied to the National Security Agency. Specifically, the flaw affects Cisco's IOS, IOS XR and IOS XE software and targets the device's memory. More here. On the other hand a "state-sponsored actor" stole personal data from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts two years ago, the company says, including email addresses, names and birth dates. The announcement comes as Veri
A Wells Fargo survey found that 47% of companies with revenue over $100 million say data loss is a big concern, while just 26% are worried about cyber criminals breaching their data. About 15% of respondents have no mandatory cybersecurity training for employees. Read More Here. #datamanagement #DataLoss #Security #Cybersecurity #Policy
The intelligence community is focusing on integration and data sharing, with the main focus behind Intelligence Community IT Enterprise being sharing data within the community, not just the agency that compiles it. "This is really a revolutionary idea," IC executive Jennifer Kron said, adding that before, agencies didn't have standardized security procedures. Read More Here. #Cloud #cloudcomputing #Security #datasharing
Organizations are putting money into digital technologies, but security remains one of the largest impediments to implementation and digital transformation, a Dell Security survey says. "While 97% of survey respondents say they are investing in digital transformation, only 18% say security has been involved in all of these initiatives from the start," said a Dell Security executive, with 76% noting that security measures are brought in too late after initial implementations.