Data Security


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.

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.

Marriott Breach: Unencrypted Passport Numbers, Payment Cards Leaked

Marriott Breach: Unencrypted Passport Numbers, Payment Cards Leaked

Marriott's mega-breach is somehow better, and worse.

Weather Apps Under Fire for Collecting, Selling User Data

Weather Apps Under Fire for Collecting, Selling User Data

Several weather apps have been found to harvest and use data from its users.



Hacking Back: Revenge is Sweet, But is it Legal?

Hacking Back: Revenge is Sweet, But is it Legal?

Before you go ahead hack backing intruders, you should proceed with caution.

Cybersecurity Top of Mind for Gamers in 2019

Cybersecurity Top of Mind for Gamers in 2019

McAfee has released the results of a survey that show gamers are particularly worried about cybersecurity when it comes to the future of gaming.

Worst Data Breaches of 2018

It seemed like data breaches were everywhere in 2018, affecting everyone from a Canadian cannabis store to Chili's to the U.S. Postal Service. Here are a few of the biggest data breaches of the year.

Wave of Bomb Threats Linked to Group of Spammers

Wave of Bomb Threats Linked to Group of Spammers

Last weeks wave of Bomb Threats has been linked to the same group of spammers responsible for mass sextortion scams.

Facial Recognition Kiosk at Taylor Swift Concert Brings Up Data Security and Privacy Issues

Facial Recognition Kiosk at Taylor Swift Concert Brings Up Data Security and Privacy Issues

Data security and privacy experts discuss the issues of facial recognition at Taylor Swift's May 18th concert.

Facebook Bug Exposes 6.8 Million Users

Facebook Bug Exposes 6.8 Million Users' Photos

Facebook continues to face criticism of the information they share with third-party app developers.

NY Times Report Shows Scary Side of Location Data

NY Times Report Shows Scary Side of Location Data

A new report from the New York Times details how personal and invasive smartphone location data can get.

Google Plus to Shutter Early Due to Second Data Breach

Google Plus to Shutter Early Due to Second Data Breach

As a result of the latest breach, the company now plans to shutter Google Plus by April 2019, and cease access to its APIs in the next 90 days.

Marriott Breach Investigators Hone In on Suspects

Marriott Breach Investigators Hone In on Suspects

Private investigators believe Chinese hackers may be to blame in the Marriott hack.

Bug Found in Surveillance Cameras Makes Feeds Vulnerable

Bug Found in Surveillance Cameras Makes Feeds Vulnerable

Researchers have uncovered a vulnerability which can be used to completely compromise Nuuo surveillance cameras and feeds.

Mozilla and ThingsCon Launch IoT Security Certification Mark

Mozilla and ThingsCon Launch IoT Security Certification Mark

Mozilla and ThingsCon announced Thursday the launch of the Trustable Technology Mark, designed to help customers tell if an Internet of Things-connected device is designed with strict privacy and security measures.

Quora Says 100 Million Users Breached in Security Incident

Quora Says 100 Million Users Breached in Security Incident

The names, email addresses and passwords of 100 million users of Quora have been made vulnerable.

Featured

  • Enforcing Zero Trust in a Hybrid Work Environment

    Enforcing Zero Trust in a Hybrid Work Environment

    The effects of the pandemic have rippled across the business world like a meteor hitting a pond, creating a new plethora of challenges that incorporated into MBA curriculum for years to come. Read Now

  • First Responders Give NIST Their Communications Tech Wish Lists

    First Responders Give NIST Their Communications Tech Wish Lists

    Our first responders have spoken. An extensive research project conducted by experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reveals what our country’s police, fire, emergency medical and 911 dispatch responders think about the communications technology they use on a regular basis and how they would like developers to improve it in the future. Read Now

  • Study Finds U.S. Enterprises Hit by Short-staffed Security Operations Centers

    Study Finds U.S. Enterprises Hit by Short-staffed Security Operations Centers

    ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, recently announced results from its new study, Cloud Security Outlook 2023. The study found that enterprises have a limited number of analysts running their security operations centers (SOCs) and are deploying multiple tools in an attempt to address their cloud security challenges. Read Now

  • Report: More Than Half of Organizations Have Experienced an Insider Threat in the Past Year

    Report: More Than Half of Organizations Have Experienced an Insider Threat in the Past Year

    Gurucul, a provider of solutions in the Next Generation SIEM market, and Cybersecurity Insiders, a 600,000+ member online community for information security professionals, recently released its annual 2023 Insider Threat Report. Overall, results indicate insider threats are a top concern at organizations of all kinds; only 3% of respondents surveyed are not concerned with insider risk. Read Now

New Products

  • PDK IO Access Control Software

    PDK.IO Access Control Software

    ProdataKey now allows for "custom fields" within the interface of its pdk.io software. Custom fields increase PDK's solutions' overall functionality by allowing administrators to include a wide range of pertinent data associated with each user. 3

  • ComNet CNGE6FX2TX4PoE

    The ComNet cost-efficient CNGE6FX2TX4PoE is a six-port switch that offers four Gbps TX ports that support the IEEE802.3at standard and provide up to 30 watts of PoE to PDs. It also has a dedicated FX/TX combination port as well as a single FX SFP to act as an additional port or an uplink port, giving the user additional options in managing network traffic. The CNGE6FX2TX4PoE is designed for use in unconditioned environments and typically used in perimeter surveillance. 3

  • Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software

    Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software

    Johnson Controls, the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and architect of the Open Blue digital connected platforms, has released the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software. 3