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Cisco Umbrella cloud service shapes security for cloud, mobile resources

In an attempt to address such anxieties Cisco today announced Umbrella, a secure, cloud-based gateway, based on technology from OpenDNS and other technologies it acquired such as CloudLock as well as existing Cisco security services that together ultimately promises to offer secure business access to resources even when users are not using the safety of a VPN.

Written by Michael Cooney10 Feb. 17 02:55

Using DNS to weaken Locky, the powerful ransomware threat

An anonymized feed of DNS queries, along with anomaly detection and correlation technology, makes it possible to identify suspected domains used by Locky to download encryption keys

Written by By Yuriy Yuzifovich, Head of Data Science & Security Research, Nominum03 Feb. 17 01:44

Why 2017 will be the worst year ever for security

High-profile breaches are just the tip of the iceberg. Many have never been detected or disclosed--and without a major infrastructure changes it's only going to get worse

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid02 Feb. 17 23:41

LinkedIn releases major website redesign

LinkedIn is pushing what it calls its most important desktop redesign in 15 years to more than 467 million users during the coming weeks. You can now expect a mobile-like experience at the social network.

Written by Matt Kapko20 Jan. 17 08:55

Trump docs claim Russia has cracked Telegram messaging service

The raw intelligence documents published this week that contain salacious stories about Donald Trump also offer up a glimpse into how Russia goes about its cyber spying – including the tidbit that it has cracked Telegram’s encrypted instant messaging service.

Written by Tim Greene12 Jan. 17 09:52

4 information security threats that will dominate 2017

Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and collaborative with every coming year. To combat the threat in 2017, information security professionals must understand these four global security threats.

Written by Thor Olavsrud30 Dec. 16 00:01

Encryption in 2016: Small victories add up

The move from SHA-1 to SHA-2, a Congressional victory over backdoors, and the rise of encrypted communications are leading us toward a more secure world

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid28 Dec. 16 22:00

Using big data for security only provides insight, not protection

Machine learning provides the protection big data analytics lack. Instead of figuring out why a breach happened after the fact, machine learning can identify a data breach as it’s happening

Written by By Santosh Varughese, President of Cognetyx27 Dec. 16 20:59

Apple's App Transport Security extension should concern IT

Apple backtracked on its 'App Transport Security' mandate, which would require all iOS apps to use secure network connections by 2017. The decision could affect CIOs and mobile administrators.

Written by Matt Kapko24 Dec. 16 02:27

Top 5 VPN services for personal privacy and security

If you regularly travel or work remotely, you need to use a VPN or you're putting yourself — and your data — at risk. Here's a look at the options and price plans for some of the top VPNs.

Written by Paul Mah23 Dec. 16 00:00
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