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PureVPN Urges Users to Take Care of Their Online Privacy by Taking Precautions PureVPN, the leading VPN service, is actively urging users to reclaim their right to online privacy by taking preventive measures.
Aug 4, 2019 5:43 AM ET

PureVPN Urges Users to Take Care of Their Online Privacy by Taking Precautions PureVPN, the leading VPN service, is actively urging users to reclaim their right to online privacy by taking preventive measures.

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 4, 2019 - HONG KONG, - PureVPN, the leading VPN service, is actively urging users to reclaim their right to online privacy by taking preventive measures. The VPN service boasts a global network of 2,000+ servers, strategically located around the globe for optimal performance and exceptional online security.  While a VPN does its part in reinforcing users' digital presence, at the same time, safety steps must be taken by Internet users. With malicious actors. [more...]

Stone Door Group Launches New Container Security Accelerator for the Digital Enterprise New solution tackles all the security and compliance issues surrounding the implementation of containers in the cloud.
Aug 4, 2019 5:40 AM ET

Stone Door Group Launches New Container Security Accelerator for the Digital Enterprise New solution tackles all the security and compliance issues surrounding the implementation of containers in the cloud.

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 4, 2019 - NEWPORT, R.I.,  - At the 2019 Opal Cyber Security Summit, Stone Door Group is announcing the launch of its Cloud Container Security Optimization Accelerator, a multi-faceted cloud container solution offering security analysis, implementation, and training for enterprises. As more organizations make the switch to cloud-based services, they are turning to container technology to build capacity fast and effortlessly. Container technology is the biggest innovation in digital infrastructure for 20 years, making it easier. [more...]

PCI DSS Compliance Assessments at SecurityMetrics Win 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award
Aug 3, 2019 6:36 AM ET

PCI DSS Compliance Assessments at SecurityMetrics Win 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2019 - OREM, Utah,  -- The Business Intelligence Group today announced that SecurityMetrics has won a 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the Compliance category. The industry awards program sought to identify and reward the world's leading companies and products that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers. SecurityMetrics won "Best Product" for their Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) assessments, which are onsite. [more...]

Aug 3, 2019 6:15 AM ET

The dynamic of modern security challenges: Issues security leaders face today

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2019 - We sat down with Neil Weicher, CTO & Founder, NetLib Security, to discuss encryption technologies, the threat of legacy applications, the complexity of cloud security, medical IoT, and more. You’ve been in the information security industry for a long time. Based on your extensive experience, how do you see encryption technologies evolving alongside the fast-paced threat landscape? Many years ago encryption of data-at-rest was the somewhat neglected cousin to perimeter defenses.. [more...]

Aug 3, 2019 6:10 AM ET

CyberSN releases its KnowMore covert job search platform

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2019 - CyberSN is the leading talent acquisition firm in the U.S. focused exclusively on cybersecurity professionals. Their KnowMore platform will be making its debut at the Black Hat USA Conference. A crisis within a crisis Just how big of a problem is cybersecurity job searching? On top of the severe cybersecurity talent shortage we are facing, current professionals can’t find employment quickly or efficiently. CyberSN data indicates it takes a CISO, on. [more...]

Aug 3, 2019 6:05 AM ET

Baffin Bay Networks unveils new version of its threat protection service

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2019 - Baffin Bay Networks, the cloud-native cybersecurity experts, announced the latest version of their threat protection service, which will provide cybersecurity partners of all sizes the ability to deliver advanced cloud-based threat protection with full control and branding without upfront investment. The user portal of Baffin Bay’s Threat Protection Service 2.0, has been redesigned with the customer in mind to include an additional 1.5 Tbps of capacity and a scalable, containerized. [more...]

Hike in Banking Malware Attacks; Mobile Malware A Part of Cyber-Crime Too!
Aug 3, 2019 6:00 AM ET

Hike in Banking Malware Attacks; Mobile Malware A Part of Cyber-Crime Too!

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2019 - Banking malware is on a rise and the percentage of the wreckage it causes has risen up to 50%.   The viral banking malware usually is on the lookout for payment data, credentials and of course, cash.   Development kits for mobile malware code are easily available on underground portals and hence this issue is relevant.   The creators of mobile bankers henceforth allow the fabrication of new versions of. [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:35 AM ET

Cisco Releases Security Updates

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - Cisco has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Fabric Switches. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.  [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:30 AM ET

Cisco Pays $8.6M in First False Claims Suit for Vulnerabilities in Security Product

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - A security consultant reported vulnerabilities in Cisco's Video Surveillance Manager in 2009 - but the company ignored the issues and fired the consultant.     Cisco Systems agreed on July 31 to pay $8.6 million to settle litigation that the enterprise-technology giant violated the US False Claims Act for years when it failed to patch vulnerabilities in its family of video-surveillance products while continuing to sell the devices and software to. [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:25 AM ET

Five Eyes nations demand access to encrypted messaging

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - An alliance of national intelligence partners known as the Five Eyes – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US – is demanding encryption backdoors in apps such as Facebook’s WhatsApp. As reported by the Telegraph on Wednesday, the UK’s new Home Secretary, Priti 
Patel, accused Facebook of helping out child abusers, drug traffickers and terrorists plotting attacks with its plans to help them hide messages behind the end-to-end encryption it plans. [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:20 AM ET

Faked Facebook Accounts Linked to Saudi Arabia, Mideast Region

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - Facebook on Thursday said it derailed a pair of shady online influence campaigns in the Arabic-speaking world including one linked to the Saudi Arabian government. The campaigns appeared to be separate efforts, but both involved "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on Facebook and its Instagram image-centric social network, according to head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher. Gleicher said that 217 Facebook accounts, 144 Facebook pages, five groups, and 31 Instagram accounts were. [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:15 AM ET

Google Releases Beta of Anomaly Detection for G Suite Customers

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - Google on Wednesday announced the beta availability of Advanced Protection Program for G Suite customers and anomaly detection in the G Suite alert center. With Advanced Protection for enterprises, admins are provided with the ability to enforce a set of enhanced security policies for those employees who are most at risk for targeted attacks.  With these new policies, G Suite admins can require the use of security keys for maximum. [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:10 AM ET

How to Prep Your Security Strategy for Today’s Cyber Risks

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - There is no shortage of breaking news on data breaches and vulnerabilities that have very real financial and reputational consequences for enterprises. It seems impossible for business leaders and board members to escape the barrage of forewarning headlines and resulting bombardment of experts who line up to share cybersecurity advice on how to avoid such devastation.  Nonetheless, attacks and breaches keep occurring. What’s worse, cybercriminals often target the most obvious or basic. [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:05 AM ET

CISO series: Better cybersecurity requires a diverse and inclusive approach to AI and machine learning

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning have created lots of buzz with vendors. Being cast as the superheroes of technology is great for getting attention. But even Superman and Supergirl had their kryptonite.* Could the lack of diversity and inclusiveness in the design teams and data types weaken these two superhero technologies, like kryptonite weakened our friends from Krypton? Now is the time to shine a spotlight on problems that. [more...]

Aug 2, 2019 6:00 AM ET

70% of Orgs Will Use Security-as-a-Service by 2021

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2019 - More than 70% of organizations will be using Security-as-a-Service by 2021, according to new research from Thycotic.   The privileged access management provider surveyed IT managers and technology decision makers at the KuppingerCole European Identity & Cloud conference in Munich in May, compiling its findings in the Security as a Service on the Rise report.   Two out of three respondents said their organization is already adopting Security-as-a-Service, or will be in the. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:25 AM ET

#CyberSecuredForum: Answers to Security Questions

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - At the final day of the Cyber: Secured Forum in Dallas, moderators hosted a series of discussions in which attendees played a crucial part in putting forth solutions to some of the the most pressing cyber–physical topics facing the security industry. Attendees were divided into four different groups to collaborate on responses to some of the biggest cyber–physical challenges, including: The Tenants of a Cybersecurity Hardening Guide Privacy in the Age of. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:24 AM ET

#CyberSecuredForum: Physical, Cyber Unite

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - Physical and cyber are two sides of the same “security industry” coin, said George Finney, CISO, Southern Methodist University, in his keynote speech on the closing day of the Cyber: Secured Forum. “There’s not really a difference from the hacker perspective. They are trying to use whatever avenue they can to exploit your company,” Finney said. Where once penetration testers might have only tested the network, now Finney has pen testers come. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:23 AM ET

Cyber attacks hit Louisiana schools ahead of year’s

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - A wave of cyber attacks hit schools of Louisiana ahead of year’s beginning that is planned for the next week. Several schools of Louisiana were targeted by hackers ahead of year’s beginning that is planned for the next week. The AP press states that a fourth Louisiana school district is assessing damages caused by a cyberattack that its computer network. According to the Advocate media outlet, Tangipahoa Parish has become the latest victim in a series of cybersecurity attacks on. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:22 AM ET

CISA Releases Advisory on Wind River VxWorks Platform

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released an Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Advisory on multiple vulnerabilities in the Wind River VxWorks Platform. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the following products, apply the recommended mitigations, and refer to vendors for appropriate patches, when available. ICS Advisory ICSA-19-211-01 Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:21 AM ET

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - Google has released Chrome version 76.0.3809.87 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses multiple vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release and apply the necessary updates. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:20 AM ET

Apple Device Management Firm Jamf Acquires Digita Security

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - MINNEAPOLIS –  Jamf announced today its acquisition of Digita Security, creators of enterprise-grade, purpose-built endpoint protection solutions designed to protect Mac users from malicious activities and threats, all while preserving the Apple experience users expect and love. With Digita Security, Jamf will complement its Apple management, authentication and account management solutions with a security offering to provide the industry’s most robust suite of capabilities in the Apple enterprise market. Details regarding availability. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:18 AM ET

Google Cloud Debuts New Security Capabilities

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - Updates include Advanced Protection Program for the enterprise and general availability of password vaulted apps in Cloud Identity and G Suite.   Google Cloud is getting a few new capabilities and updates intended to secure data in the cloud, alert administrators to cloud-based threats, and protect users from targeted attacks. Google is bringing its Advanced Protection Platform, designed to boost security for high-risk individuals, to G Suite, Google Cloud, and Cloud Identity. [more...]

Aug 1, 2019 7:17 AM ET

Cyberattacks on connected cars could gridlock entire cities

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - Thanks a whole bunch, Internet of Things (IoT): you’ve already brought us autonomous vehicles and other connected cars that can be turned into steel/glass/combustible whirling dervishes, as in, Jeep Cherokees that can be paralyzed by remote attackers 10 miles away and whose steering wheels could be spun 90 degrees while the car was zooming down the highway at 60 mph. Crazy Tilt-a-Whirls that they were, those were one-off, proof-of-concept attacks on individual cars, pulled. [more...]

iMessage bug could have allowed attackers to read data from any iPhone
Aug 1, 2019 7:16 AM ET

iMessage bug could have allowed attackers to read data from any iPhone

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - Google’s Project Zero has unveiled details of a bug in Apple’s iMessage that lets attackers read data from an iPhone without any user interaction. The bug is one of four revealed by Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich that Apple patched last week. Named CVE-2019-8646, it is classified with high severity. It allows attackers to read data from an iPhone without any user interaction and could also allow writing to out-of-bounds memory. Silvanovich provided. [more...]

‘Urgent/11’ flaws affect 200 million devices – from routers to elevators
Aug 1, 2019 7:12 AM ET

‘Urgent/11’ flaws affect 200 million devices – from routers to elevators

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2019 - Researchers at Armis Labs have discovered 11 potentially serious security flaws affecting the Wind River VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS), described by the company as “the most widely used operating system you may never have heard about”. Collectively named ‘Urgent/11’ by Armis Labs, the flaws affect an estimated 200 million devices going back to an earlier version of VxWorks in 2006, including routers, modems, firewalls, printers, VoIP phones, SCADA systems, IoT, and even. [more...]

Jul 31, 2019 6:45 AM ET

Steps to Safeguard Against Ransomware Attacks

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 31, 2019 - The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), National Governors Association (NGA), and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) have released a Joint Ransomware Statement with recommendations for state and local governments to build resilience against ransomware: Back up systems—now (and daily). Immediately and regularly back up all critical agency and system configuration information on a separate device and store the backups offline, verifying their. [more...]

Jul 31, 2019 6:40 AM ET

#CyberSecuredForum: Dealing With Convergence

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 31, 2019 - The biggest challenges in dealing with the convergence of physical and cybersecurity are culture, language, perception and budget, according to Mark Weatherford, global information security strategist at Booking Holdings, who delivered the keynote speech at today’s Cyber: Secured Forum in Dallas.   Weatherford shared an anecdote of a story from a few months ago when he came to realize that “sometimes we get so wrapped up in technology and thinking about how we. [more...]

Jul 31, 2019 6:35 AM ET

#CyberSecuredForum: A View From the CISO

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 31, 2019 - Enterprises in the midst of digital transformation are finding that physical security and its convergence with cyber and information security requires that they consider new approaches to risk management, according to a panel of industry leaders at today’s Cyber: Secured Forumin Dallas. The panelists represented an array of industries from companies such as Southern Methodist University, Glasswing Ventures, McAfee, Comcast Cable and Booking Holdings, all sharing “A View from the CISO’s Office.”   Concerns range from active shooters and the. [more...]

Jul 31, 2019 6:30 AM ET

US Government Issues Light Aircraft Cyber Alert

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 31, 2019 - The US-CERT has been forced to issue an ICS alert after a security researcher revealed major cybersecurity shortcomings in small aircraft which could enable attackers to cause crashes.   The issues lie with the CAN bus networks, a common feature of automobiles which connect electronic sensors and actuators.   “An attacker with physical access to the aircraft could attach a device to an avionics CAN bus that could be used to. [more...]

Jul 31, 2019 6:25 AM ET

Google Researchers Disclose PoCs for 4 Remotely Exploitable iOS Flaws

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 31, 2019 - Google's cybersecurity researchers have finally disclosed details and proof-of-concept exploits for 4 out of 5 security vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to target Apple iOS devices just by sending a maliciously-crafted message over iMessage.All the vulnerabilities, which required no user interaction, were responsibly reported to Apple by Samuel Groß and Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, which the company patched just last week with the release of the latest iOS. [more...]