Data Security


Two Dating Apps Under Fire for Security Issues

Two Dating Apps Under Fire for Security Issues

Two dating apps have come under fire lately for security problems—Ok Cupid for a potential data breach and Jack’d for a vulnerability that left private photos potentially exposed.

The 3 Greatest Valentine

The 3 Greatest Valentine's Day Cyber Threats

Valentine’s Day is a boon to restaurants, retailers, flower shops, online dating sites – and cyber hackers.

Almost 60,000 Data Breaches Reported Since GDPR Implementation

Almost 60,000 Data Breaches Reported Since GDPR Implementation

More than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across Europe since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full effect, according to law firm DLA Piper.

Investigation Finds Telecom Companies Sold Sensitive Customer GPS Data

Investigation Finds Telecom Companies Sold Sensitive Customer GPS Data

An investigation by Motherboard has found that an estimated 250 bounty hunters and related businesses had access to customer location data from AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.

Apple Tells App Developers to Disclose or Remove Screen Recording Code

Apple Tells App Developers to Disclose or Remove Screen Recording Code

Apple is telling app developers to either remove or properly disclose to users their use of code that allows them to record the way a user interacts with their iPhone apps—or face removal from the app store.

How to Recover from a Ransomware Attack

How to Recover from a Ransomware Attack

Having the right cybersecurity solutions in place now will go a long way toward helping you recover from a ransomware attack later.

Google Rolls Out New Data Protection Tools

Google Rolls Out New Data Protection Tools

In a blog post Tuesday, Google announced two new updates to help users protect their data: Password Checkup and Cross Account Protection.

City of San Antonio Plans to Open First Security Operations Center

City of San Antonio Plans to Open First Security Operations Center

The city expects to share the new center with CPS Energy, San Antonio Water System and VIA Metropolitan Transit, according to the San Antonio Business Journal. For security purposes, the organizations’ data streams would be kept separate.



Airbus Suffers Hack Attack, Discloses Breach

Airbus Suffers Hack Attack, Discloses Breach

Airbus has disclosed the company is the victim of a cyberattack.

Unlocking the Benefits

Unlocking the Benefits

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises greater connectivity, which, when properly leveraged, can provide invaluable insight into our organizations and our operational environments. In the security sector, increased connectivity between sensors and systems gives us access to more data than we thought possible even just a few years ago.

CEOs More Worried about Cybersecurity than Possible Recession

CEOs More Worried about Cybersecurity than Possible Recession

CEOs listed their biggest worries in a recent survey, most listing cybersecurity as their largest fear.

Massive Data Breach Exposes 773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords

Massive Data Breach Exposes 773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords

Security researcher Troy Hunt reported last week a massive data breach, a collection of 772,9-4,991 unique emails and 21,222,975 unique passwords.

UK Police to Take Cybersecurity Courses to Increase Cyber Crime Knowledge

UK Police to Take Cybersecurity Courses to Increase Cyber Crime Knowledge

Law enforcement in the UK are brushing up on their cybersecurity skills to better help the public.

Sensitive Files Exposed in Oklahoma Securities Commission Data Leak

Sensitive Files Exposed in Oklahoma Securities Commission Data Leak

Millions of sensitive files were discovered on an unprotected server belonging to a state level agency.

Millions of Fortnite User Accounts Made Vulnerable

Millions of Fortnite User Accounts Made Vulnerable

Epic Games, the company behind the wildly popular video game, Fortnite, acknowledged that a vulnerability had risked users' account information.

The Top 10 Application Security Vulnerabilities of 2018

The Top 10 Application Security Vulnerabilities of 2018

What do British Airways, Ticketmaster, the USPS and TaskRabbit all have in common?

Ransomware Attack Closes Down Texas Town

Ransomware Attack Closes Down Texas Town

The City of Del Rio was forced to return to pen and paper when a ransomeware attack rendered City Hall useless.

NASA to Boost Data Security with Blockchain Technology

NASA to Boost Data Security with Blockchain Technology

NASA plans to advance its technology security by adding blockchain.

Investigation: Ring Employees Allegedly Accessed Users

Investigation: Ring Employees Allegedly Accessed Users' Security Camera Footage

An investigation published by The Intercept found that some Ring employees were giving access to users' security camera feeds.

The U.S. Government is on Hiatus, Cybersecurity Threats Are Not

The U.S. Government is on Hiatus, Cybersecurity Threats Are Not

Guy Franklin of SOSA discusses the lasting effects of the government shutdown.

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  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2019

    November/December 2019

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