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ZoneAlarm, an internet security software company owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach exposing data of its discussion forum users, the company confirmed The Hacker News. With nearly 100 million downloads, ZoneAlarm offers antivirus software, firewall, and additional virus protection solutions to home PC users, small businesses, and mobile
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A new report looking at 5G cybersecurity readiness has found that many businesses are inadequately prepared for the latest big data acceleration.  The AT&T Cybersecurity Insights Report: Security at the Speed of 5G, published today, found that enterprises are lagging behind on expanding their virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities and are not taking the opportunity to
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Mozilla, in partnership with Facebook, Cloudflare, and other IETF community members, has announced technical specifications for a new cryptographic protocol called “Delegated Credentials for TLS.” Delegated Credentials for TLS is a new simplified way to implement “short-lived” certificates without sacrificing the reliability of secure connections. In short, the new TLS protocol extension aims to effectively
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Florida’s largest police department is seeking to gain permanent access to a facial recognition network maintained by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The Face Analysis Comparison and Examination System (FACES), set up in 2001 with federal grant money, is the largest collaborative open-model facial recognition system in the United States. The system uses a MorphoTrust
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Accenture has opened a trio of practice ranges in which companies can have a crack at responding to cyber-attacks.  The new “cyber ranges” are specifically aimed at assisting industrial companies in the oil and gas, chemicals, utilities, and manufacturing industries to improve their cybersecurity.  Each site is a controlled, interactive, and hyper-realistic environment for cybersecurity training
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by John E Dunn This week’s bold rebrand of Facebook to FACEBOOK can’t hide the growing sense that nobody is happy with the company right now. October was particularly bad, climaxing with CEO Mark Zuckerberg being publicly beaten up by Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during House Financial Services Committee hearings over the company’s allegedly lax attitude
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Cloud services and networking are driving the concept of digital businesses, yet traditional networking and cybersecurity architectures are far from meeting the demands of the digital business. Gartner’s “The Future of Network Security Is in the Cloud” report spells out the potential for the transformation of networking and security in the cloud, built upon a
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A Long Island company has been accused of selling Chinese-made security and surveillance equipment with known cybersecurity vulnerabilities as “made in USA” to the United States military.  It is alleged that since 2006, Aventura Technologies Inc., has been falsely claiming products made in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) were manufactured at its headquarters in Commack,
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by Danny Bradbury An IT project manager has pleaded guilty to accessing the email account of a former client’s CEO, said reports this week. According to the Register, 27-year-old Leeds resident, Scott Burns, was charged under the Computer Misuse Act for tinkering with systems owned by Dart Group, which owns the Jet2 airline. The hapless
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Security researchers at Bitdefender have discovered a high-severity security vulnerability in Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell Pro devices that could allow nearby attackers to steal your WiFi password and launch a variety of cyberattacks using MitM against other devices connected to the same network. In case you don’t own one of these, Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell