Month: September 2017

CISOs’ Salaries Expected to Edge Above $240,000 in 2018

Read full post Other IT security professionals may garner six-figure salaries as well, new report shows.

/ September 1, 2017

How Effective Boards Drive Security Mandates

Read full post The focus on cybersecurity policies must be prioritized from the top down.

/ September 1, 2017

Juniper Networks to Buy Cyphort for Threat Detection

Read full post Company will integrate Cyphort into its Sky ATP platform to support more file types, and offer on- and off-premise support, analytics, and improved malware detection.

/ September 1, 2017

Twitter struggles to deal with the sock-puppet and bot armies

Read full post The latest twist sees the bot armies busily retweeting legitimate accounts in an attempt to get them banned for abuse – and it’s working. So why can’t Twitter do better?

/ September 1, 2017

Automated Lateral Movement: Targeted Attack Tools for the Masses

Read full post Tal Be’ery and Tal Maor explain that the most pervasive, worst defended tactic of sophisticated attackers will soon be ready for script kiddies, and release GoFetch: a new lateral movement automation tool.

/ September 1, 2017

Instagram blames API ‘bug’ for spilling of nude Bieber photos

Read full post Even if you’re not quite as famous as Justin Bieber, having your social media accounts compromised is horrible. We’ve got some tips to help you protect yourself

/ September 1, 2017

Alleged Mirai botnet attacker forced back to British shores

Read full post The alleged mastermind behind attacks on Lloyds and Barclays has been extradited back to the UK.

/ September 1, 2017

Scammers target Hurricane Harvey, Houston victims

Read full post The FTC has warned that fraudsters have reached a new low with a flood insurance scam.

/ September 1, 2017