Data Security


Confidential Computing Membership Grows 60 Percent

Today, data is often encrypted at rest in storage and in transit across the network, but not while in use in memory. Additionally, the ability to protect data and code is limited in conventional computing infrastructure.

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Ten Crucial Privacy Statistics That May Surprise You

Not all internet users are careless about their online security. But many are still victims of cybercriminals and stalkers due to mistakes online.

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Why Data Tokenization Could Be the Answer to Government Security Prayers

With growing number of breaches, there is a huge need for more advanced measures to protect public sector data.

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Endpoint Security: The New Frontier

Endpoints are common targets for ransomware and cryptojacking attackers. Here are the solutions available to address those risks.

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May the Fourth: Security Lessons from The Mandalorian

The Star Wars series provides good examples that we can use as lessons to combat scammers attempting to profit from COVID-19, writes Tyler Reguly.

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Hackers Target Nintendo, Affecting Accounts of 160,000 Users

After customers reported fraudulent purchases, Nintendo announced that a credential stuffing campaign led to breaches of thousands of accounts.

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World Health Organization Sees Dramatic Uptick in Cyber Attacks

Nearly 450 active email addresses and passwords used by WHO staff have been leaked online, and the public has received email scams from people posing as staff.

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Top Eight Methods to Secure DevOps Pipelines

In order to address vulnerabilities and risks, security teams must enable privileged access management and automate security tools, among other tips.



Glitch May Have Exposed Data of Thousands of Small Businesses Applying for Federal Relief Loans

Nearly 8,000 applicants to a Small Business Administration loan program may have had their data shown to other users filling out the application.

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New York State Responded to Cyber Attack on Government Servers Weeks Before Coronavirus Pandemic Hit

Officials handled an attack that disabled access to state agency databases just a few weeks before the state became the epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Apple and Google Team Up For Coronavirus Tracing App, Sparking Privacy Concerns

The app will make it easier for individuals and public health officials to track the spread of COVID-19, but privacy rights groups are pushing for transparency.

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FBI Warns Financial Institutions To Beware of Coronavirus-Related Scams

Business email compromise attacks continue to be effective, tricking victims into transferring funds to fraudulent accounts.

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Establishing IT Infrastructure Through Security Operations Centers

How to improve client and employee trust, collaborate across departments and reduce costs through SOCs

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Google Facing Lawsuit Over Collection of Facial Scans, Personal Data From Children

School districts are increasingly turning to Google for online classroom tools during the coronavirus pandemic, but the company has faced scrutiny for the data it collects on students.

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Zoom CEO Vows To Improve Privacy, Cybersecurity Issues After User Criticisms

After experiencing an unprecedented growth in users over the course of a month, the video conferencing app is hoping to address complaints of “Zoombombing” and improper data collection.

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Video Conferencing Software Zoom Faces Scrutiny Over Hacks, Abusive Behavior During Meetings

The spread of “Zoombombing,” or hijacking a meeting room with abusive images or speech, has grown in scope as more Americans turn to teleconferencing for classroom instruction and workplace meetings.

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Marriott Discloses Second Security Breach, Affecting Millions, In Two Years

The hack took place through Marriott Bonvoy, the company's loyalty app, and affected up to 5.2 million guests.

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Research: Americans Should Watch Out For Hacking Campaigns Related to Stimulus Bill, Economic Recovery

Cyber attackers have already attempted to profit off of spam websites selling fake coronavirus cures. Now, hackers will turn toward Americans’ thirst for information about stimulus checks and financial aid.

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World Health Organization Facing Cyber Attacks During Coronavirus Response

A malicious site imitating the WHO’s email system was created to collect the account information of the organization’s employees.

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Justice Department Takes First Legal Action Against Coronavirus Scam Websites

A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order to have a website selling fake vaccine kits shut down immediately.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - July August 2020

    July / August 2020

    Featuring:

    • Securing a Hospital Campus
    • An Entertainment District
    • Backbone Support
    • The Logistics of Event Security
    • Supporting Security Services

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety