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September 2017
Article Date Article Title
9/14/17 Equifax breach happened because of a missed patch
9/13/17 Billions of Bluetooth-enabled devices vulnerable to new airborne attacks
9/8/17 Equifax Data Breach Could Involve State Agencies but How, to What Extent Not Yet Clear
9/8/17 Equifax data breach: what you need to know
9/7/17 Microsoft: Ransomware Decline Reversed in March 2017
9/5/17 Data Breach Costs Vary Significantly by Organization
9/5/17 Companies Should Consider Cybersecurity a Matter of Ethics
9/3/17 Schools Are Prime Targets for Cyber Attacks, Survey Finds
9/1/17 US Government Site Was Hosting Ransomware
August 2017
Article Date Article Title
8/31/17 Rising database security threats require attention -- and action
8/30/17 7 Things to Know About Today's DDoS Attacks
8/30/17 Ransomware is Going More Corporate, Less Consumer
8/28/17 NIAC Cybersecurity Report Regarding Critical Infrastructure Issued
8/28/17 New, custom ransomware delivered to orgs via extremely targeted emails
8/25/17 Survey Highlights Cybersecurity Gaps Between Government and Private Sector
8/27/17 Artificial intelligence cyber attacks are coming – but what does that mean?
8/25/17 IoT Security Threats: Survey Finds Government, Financial Sectors Vulnerable
8/23/17 Understanding the dark web and how it factors into cybersecurity
8/23/17 84 Percent of IT Pros Attribute Cyber Security Incidents to Human Error
8/23/17 72% of Government Agencies Hit with Security Incidents
8/22/17 Disturbing lack of cyber attack awareness among directors
8/21/17 More Cyber-Attacks Occur on Weekends Than a Weekday, Study Reveals
8/20/17 Seven Keys to Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Culture
8/18/17 ​Cloud is the ignored dimension of security: Cisco
8/18/17 50% of Ex-Employees Can Still Access Corporate Apps
8/17/17 3 Access Blind Spots That Can Put You at Risk
8/17/17 Lessons to learn after hackers hijack HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts
8/17/17 NotPetya aftermath: Companies lost hundreds of millions
8/17/17 Booking a Taxi for Faketoken
8/15/17 Organizations Willing to Try Out Longer Passwords, Study Finds
8/15/17 8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users
8/14/17 Enterprise security culture: Why you need it, and how to create it
8/13/17 Are Organizations Safe From Cyber Attacks? Experts Say Most Still Vulnerable
8/11/17 Unsecured Wi-Fi hotspots and troubling browsing behaviors
8/10/17 Hackers' Little Helpers: Employees With Bad 'Cyber-Hygiene'
8/9/17 We can’t rely on black swans: Three areas to improve cyber policy now
8/9/17 Understanding your responsibility and security in the cloud
8/9/17 How a port misconfiguration exposed critical infrastructure data
8/8/17 Where does corporate cloud security responsibility begin and service provider responsibility end?
8/8/17 67% of Malware Attacks Came via Phishing in Second Quarter
8/7/17 Voting System Hacks Prompt Push for Paper-Based Voting
8/7/17 Obscuring malicious Facebook links using the Open Graph Protocol
8/4/17 How to select a suitable incident response program for your organization
8/4/17 Eye on Cybersecurity: 6 Priorities for Investment and Greater Leadership Attention
8/3/17 States Take a Comprehensive Approach to Improving Cybersecurity
8/3/17 Intrusion detection is speeding up: Is it enough to tackle global cyber threats
8/3/17 The anatomy of a completely fileless attack
8/3/17 Malicious content delivered over SSL/TLS has more than doubled in six months
8/3/17 Why Cybersecurity Needs a Human in the Loop
8/2/17 3 key cybersecurity trends and takeaways from Black Hat and DEF CON 2017
8/2/17 How enterprise IT security conversations have changed
8/2/17 Shark or not? 3 real-life security scenarios and how to tell which will really bite
8/2/17 Hackers impersonate women online to get into target corporate networks
8/1/17 Connected Home Devices: The Internet of Things
8/1/17 Five new threats to your mobile device security
8/1/17 Make Attorney-Client Privilege Part of Your Incident Response Strategy
8/1/17 Why SSL/TLS attacks are on the rise
8/1/17 HBO hacked, attackers leak GoT script and some episodes
July 2017
Article Date Article Title
7/31/17 Seagate to pay millions for forking over employee info to scammers
7/31/17 One lousy click: the phishing blunder that sank an entire product
7/28/17 Is Cloud Security a Safe Bet for Highly Sensitive Government Data?
7/27/17 Your infrastructure remains attractive, exposed, says Symantec cyberthreat report
7/27/17 An Internet-connected fish tank let hackers into a casino’s network
7/27/17 Employees working while on holiday open orgs to security risks
7/27/17 Most companies fail to measure cybersecurity effectiveness
7/26/17 Secrets of successful threat hunters and SOCs
7/26/17 Report: The top 5 cybersecurity threats of 2017
7/26/17 Adobe to pull plug on Flash, ending an era
7/25/17 6+ billion records exposed in data breaches in first half of 2017
7/24/17 Tips for Guarding Against Untraceable, 'Fileless' Cyberattacks
7/21/17 Every organization is only one click away from a potential compromise
7/20/17 Microsoft Office 365 Users Targeted in Brute Force Attacks
7/20/17 Over 5 million Social Security numbers exposed in Kansas breach: report
7/20/17 Cisco predicts a major increase in cyberattacks designed to destroy systems
7/19/17 Agencies’ approach to IoT security highlights differences in cybersecurity approach
7/18/17 Massive Amazon S3 leaks highlight user blind spots in enterprise race to the cloud
7/18/17 IoT Security Incidents Rampant and Costly
7/17/17 Android backdoor GhostCtrl can do many unusual things
7/17/17 Launch your own cybersecurity sprint: 30 days to improved security
7/15/17 7 Deadly Sins to Avoid When Mitigating Cyberthreats
7/14/17 CISO: To achieve security in IoT devices, remember the fundamentals
7/12/17 Over 14 Million Verizon Customers' Data Exposed On Unprotected AWS Server
7/11/17 Getting the most out of your SIEM investment
7/10/17 PoS malware hits food kiosks, steals payment card info
7/10/17 Washington State University Data Breach Teaches Valuable Cybersecurity Lesson (Editorial)
7/9/17 Seven Cyberactions for States after Recent Global Hacking Incidents
7/6/17 Five crucial ways to help keep a system safe from harm
7/6/17 Texas Association of School Boards Data Breach Exposes Teachers' Social Security Numbers
7/6/17 Mozilla Still Finds Failures in Website Security, Survey Shows
7/5/17 Security’s blind spot: The long-term state of exception
7/5/17 Erie County, Pa., Office of Children and Youth Experiences Data Breach
7/3/17 Rising information security threats, and what to do about them
7/3/17 Local Ohio Governments Focus on Cybersecurity After Attacks
7/1/17 Identifying and Reporting Common Scams
June 2017
Article Date Article Title
6/30/17 The role of web filtering in a modern security architecture
6/29/17 Top cloud challenges: Security, compliance, and cost control
6/29/17 Report: Twice as many IT professionals plan to build formal security teams in 2017
6/29/17 Why Enterprise Security Needs a New Focus
6/29/17 Azure AD Connect vulnerability allows attackers to reset admin passwords
6/28/17 What makes a good security analyst: The character traits you need
6/28/17 Criminalization of DNS for phishing continues to advance
6/28/17 Idaho State Websites Hack Part of Much Broader, Continuing 'Mischief' Attack
6/27/17 Hack that plants ISIS message hits another state government website
6/27/17 Cybersecurity battleground shifting to Linus and web servers
6/26/17 Anthem ready to pay $115 million to settle data breach lawsuit
6/23/17 Employee 'Phishing' Expeditions Among States' Tools for Cybersecurity Awareness
6/23/17 Organizations still unclear on cloud security responsibility
6/22/17 Cloud Security Lessons from the Voter Data Leak
6/22/17 Businesses finally realize that cyber defenses must evolve
6/21/17 White House Cyber Chief to Agency Leaders: Know Your Networks' Risks
6/21/17 PII of 1 million compromised in Washington State University safe heist
6/21/17 Hacktivist, Seeking Justice for Philando Castile, Breaches Minnesota Databases
6/20/17 Are the Dangers of Cyberattacks Targeting School Districts Being Overlooked?
6/20/17 Cybersecurity Fact vs. Fiction
6/20/17 Apple iOS Threats Fewer Than Android But More Deadly
6/20/17 Sun, Sand and Cybersecurity
6/19/17 How to make your employees care about cybersecurity: 10 tips
6/19/17 Amount of malware targeting smart devices more than doubled in 2017
6/15/17 1 Million Endpoints Exposed on Public Internet via Microsoft File-Sharing Services
6/14/17 By the Numbers: Parsing the Cybersecurity Challenge
6/13/17 Businesses Spend 1,156 Hours Per Week on Endpoint Security
6/13/17 The Rising Tide of Crimeware-as-a-Service
6/13/17 How a Single Email Stole $1.9 Million from Southern Oregon University
6/13/17 Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known
6/13/17 Poor endpoint security can cost you millions in detection, response, and wasted time
6/12/17 Building a strong cybersecurity program for the long haul
6/12/17 Where does the cyber security buck stop?
6/9/17 New Attack Method Delivers Malware Via Mouse Hover
6/9/17 Cybersecurity workforce gap to hit 1.8 million by 2022
6/8/17 Hide & Seek: Security Teams Lack Visibility in the Cloud
6/8/17 Outdated Operating Systems, Browsers Correlate with Real Data Breaches
6/8/17 Attack rates are increasing across the board
6/8/17 Bored employees seen as biggest potential data security risk
6/7/17 Defining Your Cyber Risk Appetite
6/7/17 Dark web fraud guides reveal potential threats to orgs
6/6/17 Survey looks at expanding cyberattack surface, ways to expand security perimeters
6/6/17 Application security trends: What you need to know
6/6/17 Outdated Software Commonplace on Enterprise Endpoints
6/2/17 It's About Time: Where Attackers Have the Upper Hand
6/2/17 The top 5 mobile security threats
6/1/17 OneLogin Breach Reignites Concerns over Password Managers
6/1/17 Cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world: The key trends
6/1/17 Hackers hosted tools on a Stanford University website for months
6/1/17 FBI: 8 Steps to Prevent Phishing Attacks
May 2017
Article Date Article Title
5/31/17 94% believe unsecured IoT devices could lead to 'catastrophic' cybersecurity attack
5/30/17 The weakest link in your cybersecurity chain
5/30/17 Cybercrime Costs to Reach $8 Trillion by 2022
5/30/17 Securing the Human a Full-Time Commitment
5/29/17 6 reasons chip hacks will become more popular
5/26/17 Orgs failing to secure data in the cloud, says report
5/26/17 WannaCry Ransomware Campaign Was Just the First Wave
5/26/17 Are You Really Being Secure Online?
5/24/17 Target to Pay $18.5 Million to States in Data Breach Settlement
5/23/17 Data Breach, Vulnerability Data on Track to Set New Records in 2017
5/23/17 9 Ways Organizations Sabotage Their Own Security: Lessons from the Verizon DBIR
5/23/17 With Billions Spent on Cybersecurity, Why Are Problems Getting Worse?
5/23/17 Florida Agency Data Breach Exposes 469 Social Security Numbers, Concealed Weapons Holders
5/22/17 Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection
5/22/17 Emerging Threats to Add to Your Security Radar Screen
5/18/17 WannaCry is a painful reminder of why enterprises must stay current on software updates
5/17/17 Inside the Motivations Behind Modern Cyberattackers
5/16/17 Many firms, individuals slow to patch security vulnerabilities
5/16/17 How the WannaCry Attack Will Impact Cyber Security
5/16/17 How Many People Does It Take to Defend a Network?
5/15/17 Gone Phishing: How Internal Exercises Prepare Employees for Scammers
5/15/17 Cloud Increases Insider Threat Risk, MeriTalk Survey Finds
5/12/17 State IT Officials Talk 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack That Disrupted Critical Services Worldwide
5/10/17 Is remote access technology leaving you vulnerable?
5/10/17 Businesses Not Properly Securing Microsoft Active Directory
5/9/17 How Pen-Testing Protects Your Federal Agency
5/9/17 Shining a Light on Security’s Grey Areas: Process, People, Technology
5/8/17 Aflac CISO: Insurance Sector Ramps Up Cyber Defenses
5/8/17 Are you encrypting your documents? Here’s what happens when you don’t
5/8/17 Rudimentary attacks pose the greatest risk to midsized organizations
5/4/17 Midsize Businesses Prove Easy Attack Targets
5/3/17 Netflix Incident a Sign of Increase in Cyber Extortion Campaigns
5/3/17 Healthcare Breaches Hit All-Time High in 2016
5/3/17 Seeing Security from the Other Side of the Window
5/3/17 Google Docs Phishing Attack Abuses Legitimate Third-Party Sharing
5/2/17 Dok Mac malware intercepts victims’ web traffic, installs backdoor
5/2/17 Intel Patches 'Critical' Elevation Privilege Bug in High-End Chips
5/2/17 IBM has been shipping malware-infected USB sticks
5/1/17 Cybersecurity Training Nonexistent at One-Third of SMBs
5/1/17 One-Third of Federal Agencies Reported Data Breaches in 2016
5/1/17 Mind the air gap: Network separation's cost, productivity and security drawbacks
5/1/17 Smartphone security hole: 'Open port' backdoors are widespread
April 2017
Article Date Article Title
4/28/17 Hackers Get Back to the Basics
4/28/17 Fileless Malware Attacks Continue to Gain Steam
4/28/17 Verizon DBIR Shows Attack Patterns Vary Widely By Industry
4/27/17 Security depends on data classification
4/27/17 Industry reactions to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report
4/26/17 Report: Amid Pivot to Political Targets, Cybercrime Turns to Emails, Common IT Tools
4/26/17 NoTrove threat actor delivering millions of scam ads
4/25/17 What CIOs Can Learn About Hacktivists From Oklahoma’s ‘Hoodie Incident’
4/25/17 Cybersecurity, collaboration abound at NASCIO midyear conference
4/25/17 Phishing attacks responsible for three-quarters of all malware
4/25/17 Behavioural profiling: Spotting the signs of cyber attacks and misuse
4/25/17 Security skills need to be deep and wide to mitigate critical risks
4/25/17 Ashley Madison users blackmailed again
4/24/17 Locky ransomware makes a comeback, courtesy of Necurs botnet
4/24/17 Hackers Are Using NSA's DoublePulsar Backdoor in Attacks
4/24/17 What happens when a vendor doesn’t patch its software?
4/21/17 An untold cost of ransomware: It will change how you operate
4/20/17 Hackers use old Stuxnet-related bug to carry out attacks
4/20/17 CISOs Admit They Are Unable to Keep Pace with Data Breaches
4/20/17 Users Overshare Sensitive Enterprise Data
4/19/17 3 Tips for Updating an Endpoint Security Strategy
4/18/17 Here's Why Agencies Shouldn't Give Up on Firewalls
4/17/17 The Second Coming of Managed File Transfer Has Arrived
4/14/17 Ransomware, Mac Malware Dominate Q1 Threat Landscape
4/14/17 Finally, enterprise-wide encryption strategies increase!
4/14/17 1 Out of 5 Companies Have Suffered Mobile Device Breach
4/13/17 95% of Organizations Have Employees Seeking to Bypass Security Controls
4/11/17 Forget the Tax Man: Time for a DNS Security Audit
4/11/17 Cyber insecurity is pervasive, citizens feeling concerned and vulnerable
4/11/17 When Hacks Are about Image instead of Money
4/11/17 Microsoft patches Word zero-day booby-trap exploit
4/11/17 OWASP Top 10 Update: Long Overdue Or Same-Old, Same-Old?
4/6/17 Machines learning evolves, and hackers stand to gain
4/6/17 7 Ways Hackers Target Your Employees
4/6/17 Rash of in-the-wild attacks permanently destroys poorly secured IoT devices
4/4/17 Top 5 Dumbest Cyber Threats That Still Pay Off
4/4/17 North Carolina data breaches expose internal documents, personal records
4/3/17 European companies hit with highly customizable ransomware
4/3/17 Rollout of DMARC email security protocol needs to gain steam
4/3/17 Russian-Speaking APT Recycles Code Used in '90s Cyberattacks Against US
4/1/17 Ransomware in Government: Who, What, When, Where and How?
4/3/17 Reactive to Proactive: 7 Principles Of Intelligence-Driven Defense
4/1/17 Digital Spring Cleaning
March 2017
Article Date Article Title
3/31/17 Security Vendors, State Officials Discuss Steps to Improve California State Cybersecurity
3/31/17 'Sundown' Rises as New Threat in Depleted Exploit Kit Landscape
3/31/17 People are still the biggest security threat to any organization
3/30/17 Government Must Improve Cybersecurity Guarding Nation’s Infrastructure, Tech Experts Say
3/29/17 Cloud Security: New Research Says IT Pros Still Skittish
3/28/17 Malware infection rate of smartphones is soaring – Android devices often the target
3/27/17 On the Cusp: Bills Aiming to Beef Up Digital Defenses
3/27/17 Cybercriminals Exploit March Madness Frenzy
3/27/17 Man indicted for sending seizure-causing GIF as a ‘deadly weapon’
3/24/17 Prioritizing Threats: Why Most Companies Get It Wrong
3/23/17 Illinois Doubles Down on Cybersecurity Amid Contentious ERP Upgrade
3/23/17 Thousands of Vermonters At Risk After Massive Data Breach At Department Of Labor
3/22/17 Future of the SIEM
3/22/17 Phishing Your Employees for Schooling & Security
3/21/17 Endpoint security is only one piece of the puzzle
3/21/17 Managing third-party risk: Dominant trends
3/20/17 63% of Enteprises Use Advanced Tech Without Securing Sensitive Data
3/20/17 Organizations still vulnerable to brute force attacks
3/20/17 ITS Cybersecurity Newsletter: Common IT Wisdom that Keeps You Secure
3/16/17 What Businesses Can Learn From the CIA Data Breach
3/16/17 Mandiant: Financial Cybercriminals Looking More Like Nation-States
3/15/17 Mobile workers continually expose organizations to security risks
3/15/17 Trust Begins With Layer 1 Encryption
3/15/17 The 6 Riskiest Social Media Habits to Avoid at Work
3/14/17 White House’s Annual Cyber Report Counts 30,000 Incidents but Only 16 are 'Major'
3/13/17 Cybersecurity Gaps Exist in Federal Agencies, White House Report Finds
3/13/17 Home Depot Will Pay Banks $25 Million for 2014 Breach
3/13/17 Enterprises Hit with Malware Preinstalled on their Androids
3/13/17 Nigerian Cybercrime Matures, Morphs
3/10/17 Protecting the enterprise against mobile threats
3/9/17 Hackers exploit Apache Struts vulnerability to compromise corporate web servers
3/8/17 Why Printers Still Pose a Security Threat
3/7/17 7 tips for securing the Internet of Things
3/7/17 How New Technologies Are Providing New Openings for Hackers
3/7/17 4 strategies to root out your security risks
3/7/17 Wikileaks’ dump of CIA exploits exposes enterprises to new risks
3/7/17 One Lax State Can Make the Other 49 Vulnerable to a Cyberattack
3/6/17 7 Hot Security Terms (and Buzzwords) to Know
3/6/17 Threats Converge: IoT Meets Ransomware
3/6/17 Poachers are trying to hack animal tracking systems
3/6/17 The six stages of a cyber attack lifecycle
3/6/17 Shamoon Data-Wiping Malware Now Comes with Ransomware Option
3/3/17 Malware Retrieves PowerShell Scripts from DNS Records
3/2/17 Cloudflare Breach Had Potential To Be Much Worse
3/1/17 Recent Cloud Issues Show Security Can Fail Dramatically
3/1/17 With 1.2 million phishing attacks, 2016 was a success for cybercriminals
February 2017
Article Date Article Title
2/27/17 Hackers Lock Pennsylvania Dems Out of Their Email, But They Refuse to Pay Ransom
2/27/17 Boeing Notifies 36,000 Employees Following Breach
2/27/17 In Cybersecurity, Language Is a Source of Misunderstandings
2/23/17 Cloud-based databases need new approaches to ensure data security
2/23/17 Removing admin rights mitigates most critical Microsoft vulnerabilities
2/23/17 Survey: Most Attackers Need Less Than 12 Hours To Break In
2/23/17 New macOS ransomware masquerades as software cracking tools
2/22/17 From malware to cyber-spies, the 15 biggest threats online, ranked
2/22/17 Time to End the Tension Between Corporate Remediation and Security Teams
2/22/17 Cyber crooks’ latest tricks for targeting Chrome users
2/21/17 Hackers shift tactics after 2016 U.S. election, CrowdStrike says
2/21/17 Preparing Security For Windows 7 End-Of-Life Support
2/21/17 Preparing Security For Windows 7 End-Of-Life Support
2/20/17 Do Software-Defined Data Centers Pose Security Concerns?
2/16/17 Why NIST's Framework Avoids a One-Sized-Fits-All Approach to Cybersecurity
2/16/17 Too many high-risk vulnerabilities leave CISOs scrabbling to patch
2/16/17 The 7 security threats to technology that scare experts the most
2/16/17 Cyberattacks a top concern of businesses worldwide, survey finds
2/16/17 RSA 2017: Cybersecurity More Vital for Localities Than Ever
2/16/17 Hacker breached 60+ unis, govt agencies via SQL injection
2/15/17 What To Do When All Malware Is Zero-Day
2/14/17 Why Identity Has Become A Top Concern For CSOs
2/14/17 25% of Web Apps Still Vulnerable to Eight of the OWASP Top Ten
2/14/17 RSA 2017: Unified Front Necessary for Sufficient Cyberprotection
2/13/17 Verizon Data Breach Digest Triangulates Humanity Inside Security
2/13/17 'Shock & Awe' Ransomware Attacks Multiply
2/13/17 University's IoT devices went fishing for information - how did it happen?
2/13/17 Nine Easy Way to Improve Your Company's Cybersecurity
2/10/17 Keep Employees Secure, Wherever They Are
2/8/17 A Primer on IoT Security Risks
2/8/17 Organizations In 40 Countries Under 'Invisible' Cyberattacks
2/8/17 Facebook Aims To Shape Stronger Security Practices
2/8/17 When a Data Breach Happens, Will California Pay for Protection?
2/7/17 SQL Slammer worm makes a comeback 14 years later
2/7/17 Email Scam Threatens School Employee Data
2/6/17 Number of disclosed vulnerabilities reaches all time high in 2016
2/1/17 'Malvertising' Increases 132 Percent in 2016, RiskIQ Study Finds
2/1/17 Identity Fraud Rose 16% In 2016
January 2017
Article Date Article Title
1/31/17 3 Things Companies Must Do Before A Data Breach
1/30/17 How to eliminate insider threats
1/30/17 Ransomware Takes Out 70 Percent of Washington DC Security Cameras
1/30/17 Texas Police Unit Loses Years Of Evidence To Ransomware
1/27/17 What are some ways everyone should protect themselves better online?
1/27/17 Phishers’ new social engineering trick: PDF attachments with malicious links
1/26/17 Most organizations are unaware of daily malicious activity
1/26/17 South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs Part of Email Phishing Scam
1/26/17 How I Would Hack Your Network (If I Woke Up Evil)
1/26/17 There's No One Perfect Method For Encryption In The Cloud
1/25/17 Data Breaches Exposed 4.2 Billion Records In 2016
1/25/17 Your smartphone’s unlock pattern or PIN can be easily cracked
1/24/17 St. Louis Public Library Recovers from Ransomware Attack
1/23/17 Security management outlook: Five trends to watch
1/23/17 Why Dependence On Cloud Providers Could Come Back And Bite Us
1/23/17 Many organizations still opt for 'good enough' cybersecurity
1/23/17 Cyber Incidents Hit 85% Of Firms Over Past 12 Months
1/19/17 Number Of Data Breach Disclosures Jumped 40% in 2016
1/19/17 Cyber Lessons From NSA’s Admiral Michael Rogers
1/19/17 The 4 Top Barriers To Effective Incident Response
1/17/17 After an attack: How to keep a bad situation from getting worse
1/17/17 Close The Gap Between IT & Security To Reduce The Impact Of Cyber Threats
1/17/17 Credential-Stuffing Attacks Take Enterprise Systems By Storm
1/17/17 Patch and security management take 8 hours per month for most companies
1/16/17 Understanding The Basics Of Two-Factor Authentication
1/16/17 New Gmail phishing technique fools even tech-savvy users
1/13/17 Looking Forward: 2017's Top Threat Prediction
1/13/17 This college just paid a $28,000 ransom, in bitcoin, to cyberattackers
1/13/17 The Sorry State Of Cybersecurity Awareness Training
1/13/17 Arizona Cybersecurity Incident the Latest in a Growing List of Attempts
1/12/17 Hawaii Faces up to 45 Million Cyberattacks Daily, State Officials Say
1/11/17 The 3 C's Of Security Awareness
1/11/17 Unsanctioned cloud services present growing problem for organizations
1/10/17 Disk-wiping malware Shamoon targets virtual desktop infrastructure
1/10/17 New security concerns due to business complexities
1/10/17 Malware suspected on some Arizona legislators' computers
1/10/17 ‘Hacktivists’ Increasingly Target Local and State Government Computers
1/9/17 Energy Department warns of "imminent" cyberattack on power grid
1/9/17 North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking Senior Govt. Officials
1/9/17 Congress to step up its own cybersecurity protections
1/9/17 MongoDB ransomware attacks sign criminals are going after servers, applications
1/7/17 10 biggest weaknesses and lessons learned from cybersecurity in 2016
1/6/17 Governor Cuomo Announces 4th Proposal of 2017 State of the State: Protecting New Yorkers from Cyber-Attacks
1/6/17 Researcher Finds Data Breach of U.S. Special Operations Employees
1/5/17 ‘Ghost Hosts’ Bypass URL Filtering
1/5/17 5 Common Cyber-Security Mistakes
1/4/17 IoT Security: Who Is Stepping Up?
1/4/17 Ransomware Has Evolved, And Its Name Is Doxware
1/4/17 A Vendor's Security Reality: Comply Or Good-Bye
1/3/17 Protecting your cybersecurity in 2017
1/2/17 Sedgwick County not alone in falling victim to e-mail fraud
December 2016
Article Date Article Title
12/29/16 4 information security threats that will dominate 2017
12/28/16 Nine Ways to Protect an Enterprise Against Ransomware
12/28/16 Critical flaw in PHPMailer library puts millions of websites at risk
12/27/16 5 Ways The Cyber-Threat Landscape Shifted In 2016
12/27/16 Ransomworm: the next level of cybersecurity nastiness
12/25/16 Data breaches becoming all too common
12/23/16 A Cybersecurity Christmas Story
12/22/16 Maryland Delegate Promises New Legislation in Wake of Student Data Breach
12/21/16 Data Leaks From Social Networks Threat in 2017, Kaspersky Says
12/21/16 Our 12 tips for staying safe online this Christmas
12/21/16 Top 8 Cyber Security Tips for Christmas Online Shopping
12/19/16 Highly lucrative Ransomware as a Service attacks poised to accelerate in 2017
12/18/16 2016: The Year Hackers Stole the Show — With a Cause
12/16/16 Are states ill-equipped to manage cybersecurity?
12/16/16 New York’s cybersecurity regulations may seem burdensome, but they’re necessary
12/16/16 Delayed breach notifications open door to regulatory fines
12/15/16 One billion users affected in newly revealed Yahoo hack
12/15/16 Security heavyweights share 3 ways to get proactive on app sec
12/14/16 Vendor Accountability & The Security Supply Chain
12/14/16 Hacked cheating site Ashley Madison will pay $1.6 million to FTC for breach
12/13/16 Nearly Half Of The Top 1 Million Websites Deemed Risky
12/13/16 91% Of Cyberattacks Start With A Phishing Email
12/12/16 5 Things Security Pros Need To Know About Machine Learning
12/12/16 Audits: Oregon Department of Education Lacks Proper Security in Protecting Student Data
12/12/16 12 tips for implementing secure business practices
12/12/16 Government orgs plagued by botnet compromises, says security report
12/10/16 Hackers behind a new ransomware giving away free decryption key to victims who infect others
12/9/16 How this analyst targeted a phisher
12/9/16 I wanna be your Sledgehammer: DDoS program recruits attackers by making it a game
12/8/16 7 ways to tighten enterprise social media security
12/8/16 Next year, attacks will differentiate to penetrate new vulnerable surfaces
12/7/16 Over 400,000 phishing sites have been observed each month during 2016
12/7/16 Cybersecurity culture shift is more than people, official says
12/7/16 Over 400,000 phishing sites have been observed each month during 2016
12/6/16 Rogue Admin Jailed After Taking Down Former Employer's Network
12/6/16 The 7 Most Sensational Breaches of 2016
12/4/16 Balancing cybersecurity and academic freedom is a challenge on campus
12/2/16 New Device? Check Your CyberSecurity!
12/2/16 65% of social engineering attacks compromised employee credentials
12/2/16 6 cyber predictions for 2017
12/2/16 The Human Firewall: Why People Are Critical To Email Security
12/1/16 Mandia: Russian State Hackers Changed The Game
12/1/16 Cybercriminals’ Next Target: Long-Term Prizes (Part 2 of 2)
November 2016
Article Date Article Title
11/30/16 Hello, You’ve Been Compromised: Upward Attack Trend Targeting VoIP Protocol SIP
11/30/16 More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Breached by Gooligan
11/29/16 Cybersecurity User Training That Sticks: 3 Steps
11/29/16 Press Shift + F10 during Windows 10 Upgrade to Launch Root CLI & bypass BitLocker
11/28/16 Best practices to fight corporate security risks
11/28/16 San Francisco’s Muni transit system reportedly hit by ransomware
11/28/16 5 Links Of The Attack Chain And How To Disrupt Them
11/28/16 Network security: A team sport for SMBs
11/24/16 ‘Compromised’ laptop implicated in US Navy breach of 130,000 records
11/23/16 Stop wasting time making the wrong passwords stronger
11/22/16 How enterprise companies can raise internal cyber-risk awareness
11/22/16 Black Friday: What to watch out for when you hit the stores
11/21/16 Michigan State University database with 400,000 student and staff records breached
11/21/16 Office 365 Vulnerability Identified Bogus Microsoft.com Email as Valid
11/21/16 Malware masquerading as an image spreads via Facebook
11/18/16 Cyber Monday, Consumers & The Bottom Line Of A Data Breach
11/18/16 Top risks identified across private cloud environments
11/17/16 66% of organizations won't recover after cyberattack, study says
11/17/16 Cloud-driven IT Decentralization Increases Security Risk
11/17/16 The decline of cyber resilience: Organizations unprepared to face attacks
11/16/16 Insufficient security measures still hinder cloud adoption
11/15/16 Cyber Threats as Severe as Terrorism Threats, NIST Official Says
11/15/16 Critical Linux bug opens systems to compromise
11/14/16 8 Ways Businesses Can Better Secure Their Remote Workers
11/11/16 How to prepare your company for cybersecurity threats
11/10/16 Hacker shows how easy it is to take over a city’s public Wi-Fi network
11/9/16 DTCC Survey: Cyber Threat Ranked #1 Risk To Global Financial System
11/8/16 The 7 Types Of Security Jobs, According To NIST
11/8/16 Stay Vigilant To The Evolving Threat Of Social Engineering
11/8/16 Phishing Scams as a Service? Thieves Make It Easier To Steal Passwords
11/8/16 Bought a car recently? Millions of dealership customer details found online
11/8/16 Hacker used password resets to break into 1,050 university email accounts
11/7/16 Sam's Club resets passwords after thousands of logins posted online
11/6/16 Online Threats Still Rising as Mobile Malware Subsides: Kaspersky
11/6/16 Watch out! A new LinkedIn Phishing campaign is spreading in the wild
11/4/16 Over 1 Billion Mobile App Accounts can be Hijacked Remotely with this Simple Hack
11/3/16 City of El Paso Phished for $3.2 Million
11/3/16 Overconfidence is putting organizations at higher risk for attacks
11/2/16 Accenture Says One-Third of Corporate Cyber Attacks Succeed
11/2/16 Bypassing Two-Factor Authentication on OWA & Office365 Portals
11/2/16 Phishing Threat Continues To Loom Large
11/1/16 Cyber Security Newsletter: Holiday Purchasing Online
11/1/16 Anthem Breach Victims Go To Court Over Cybersecurity Audit Release
October 2016
Article Date Article Title
10/31/16 Online Safety Tips for NCSAM: Lessons From Week Four
10/31/16 Cybersecurity Newsletter: Beware of Malware
10/28/16 Number of Malicious Links Accessible Through Google & Twitter Goes Up
10/28/16 5 Signs Your Smartphone Has Been Hacked
10/27/16 Common Types of Malware, 2016 Update
10/27/16 Recent Attacks Prompt Penn State to Increase Cybersecurity Awareness
10/26/16 Firms Are Struggling To Identify Cyber Vulnerabilities: Study
10/26/16 Getting To The 'Just Right' Level Of Encryption
10/25/16 3 biggest cybersecurity concerns of agency CISOs
10/25/16 Best practices for securing your data in-motion
10/24/16 Hackers changing tactics, techniques and procedures
10/24/16 Microsoft's New Patch Tuesday Model Comes With Benefits And Risks
10/23/16 Using Rowhammer bitflips to root Android phones is now a thing
10/22/16 Massive Cyber-attack Shows Risk of Poor Security on Network Nodes
10/21/16 Flipping Security Awareness Training
10/21/16 Massive Cyberattack Hits East Coast, Affects Sites Worldwide
10/20/16 Data Security Experts Stress Importance of Frequent Password Changes
10/20/16 Why Poor Cyber Hygiene Invites Risk
10/20/16 Cisco plugs critical bug in ASA security devices
10/18/16 On or Off the Clock, Staying Cyber Secure is a New Fact of Life
10/17/16 5 Tips For Keeping Small Businesses Secure
10/13/16 Scaling Down Security: How Local Cyberleaders Are Approaching Today’s Threats
10/13/16 Survey Says it’s Still Difficult to Secure Data in the Cloud
10/13/16 Criminals Increasingly Hold Government Computer for Ransom
10/12/16 Enterprises outsmarting themselves with security, while attackers easily use common techniques
10/10/16 RSA’s Jacklyn Wynn: Agencies Should Integrate Cyber Policies With ‘Day-to-Day Mission Execution’
10/10/16 Database Breaches: An Alarming Lack Of Preparedness
10/9/16 How 'Security Fatigue' Affects Our Choices Online
10/6/16 Arizona Official Says Hack Of Voter Data Came Via 'Employee' Email
10/6/16 Meet the Threat: States Join Forces to Develop Innovative Cybersecurity Strategies
10/6/16 Incident Response A Challenge For 98% Of InfoSec Pros
10/6/16 A closer look at data breach preparedness
10/4/16 6 security distractions derailing IT
10/4/16 Hackers target healthcare providers
10/3/16 The coming IoT security plague
10/3/16 Hackers Attacked Voter Registration Systems of 20 US States, Says Official
September 2016
Article Date Article Title
9/30/16 Today's Cybersecurity Management Requires A New Approach
9/28/16 73% of companies using vulnerable end-of-life networking devices
9/28/16 More than Half of IT Pros Employ Insurance Data Wiping Methods
9/26/16 Adware Campaign Using Advanced Nation-State Obfuscation Techniques
9/26/16 Cyber Risk Among Top Concerns for Business Leaders: Study
9/25/16 What's the likely future of cybersecurity in the States?
9/23/16 On-Premises & In the Cloud: Making Sense of Your Cybersecurity Ecosystem
9/23/16 Rise of cyber attacks against the public sector
9/22/16 Social Media and BYOD are Biggest Internal Security Threats
9/22/16 Your personal information was hacked, now what?
9/22/16 Federal cyber incidents grew an astounding 1,300% between 2006 and 2015
9/22/16 Yahoo Reveals Nation State-Borne Data Breach Affecting A Half-Billion Users
9/22/16 10 Ways to Lock Down Third-Party Risk
9/21/16 Hairy situation: Just for Men website rigged to redirect to RIG Exploit Kit
9/21/16 Malicious websites visited every five seconds by enterprise workers, report
9/21/16 Malicious torrents management tool uncovered
9/21/16 Cyber Terrorism Seen As Biggest Single Future Threat
9/21/16 2016 On Track To See Over 1 Billion Records Breached
9/21/16 How Cloud, Mobile Are Changing IT, Security Management: Study
9/19/16 BENIGHNCERTAIN-like flaw affects various Cisco networking devices
9/15/16 So, you've assumed compromise. Now what?
9/15/16 DDoS and web application attacks keep escalating
9/14/16 How reducing information systems 'clutter' could reduce cyber risk
9/13/16 Yes, Your Database Can Be Breached Through A Coffee Pot
9/13/16 10 Reasons to Pen-Test Your Network
9/12/16 Macro-based malware evolves to bypass traditional defenses
9/12/16 Emerging technologies are poking holes in security
9/12/16 White House Names First Federal CISO
9/12/16 Data Manipulation: An Imminent Threat
9/9/16 New group seeks to raise awareness of cybersecurity at top levels
9/9/16 Crafty malware is found targeting U.S. government employees
9/8/16 Why quantum computing has the cybersecurity world white-knuckled
9/8/16 Top network security and data privacy concerns among businesses
9/7/16 University of Alaska breach may have exposed student info
9/6/16 Bilal Bot: That Time a Malware Developer Asked Me to Correct a Security Blog
9/6/16 More Signs Point To Russian Cyberspy Connection In State Election Board Hacks
9/6/16 Why Social Media Sites Are The New Cyber Weapons Of Choice
9/1/16 London economy hit hard by security breaches
9/1/16 Mobile device infections rose 96 percent in the first half of 2016
9/1/16 3 Golden Rules for Managing Third-Party Security Risk
August 2016
Article Date Article Title
8/31/16 Why agencies must work harder to prep for IOT security
8/30/16 Attackers use rogue proxies to hijack HTTPS traffic
8/30/16 Encryption hiding malware in half of cyber attacks
8/29/16 Report: Hackers Breach Two State Election databases, FBI Warns
8/29/16 How much of a risk is BYOD to network security?
8/26/16 State wildlife agencies halt license sales after apparent vendor breach
8/26/16 Ransomware 101: FBI's Education Effort
8/25/16 The Secret Behind the NSA Breach: Network Infrastructure is the Next Target
8/25/16 Apple Releases Patch For 'Trident,' A Trio of iOS 0-Days
8/25/16 Botnet of Android Devices Controlled via Twitter Accounts
8/23/16 Report: Cyber crimes will cause $6 trillion worth of damage in 2021
8/23/16 Cyber exec: States should prep for ransomware attacks
8/23/16 Ransomware Costs Enterprises $209M in 1H 2016
8/23/16 Reporters at New York Times and Other Media Hit By Russian Hackers
8/23/16 Backdoor uses TeamViewer to spy on victims
8/22/16 Security Teams Not Keeping Up With Exponential Cloud Server Growth
8/22/16 Passwords, biometrics and multi-factor verification: What businesses need to know
8/18/16 Attacker's Playbook Top 5 Is High On Passwords, Low On Malware
8/17/16 8 Surprising Statistics About Insider Threats
8/17/16 User Ed: Patching People vs Vulns
8/15/16 8 Ransomware-Recovery Insights IT Organizations Should Know
8/15/16 Enterprise mobile security tools may not protect BYOD
8/12/16 Turning cybersecurity inside out
8/11/16 6 shocking gaps in your data security strategy
8/9/16 Building a Detection Strategy with the Right Metrics
8/9/16 Spearphishing: It's Curiosity That Makes Them Click
8/9/16 Organizations Still Give Employees More Access Than They Need
8/5/16 Protecting Your Network Through Understanding DNS Requests
8/4/16 Every third American has lost money to online criminals
8/4/16 Why VoIP security is crucial for organizations
8/4/16 8 Best Practices for Keeping Your Database Secure
8/3/16 What's in Your Event Cybersecurity Strategy?
8/2/16 5 Email Security Tips to Combat Macro-Enabled Ransomware
8/2/16 5 Embarrassing Mistakes Found in Penetration Tests
8/2/16 Enterprises dangerously complacent about mobile threats, says report
8/1/16 The growing threat of ransomware: Lucrative, low-risk and easy to use
8/1/16 QRLJacking: A new attack vector for hijacking online accounts
8/1/16 Cyber Security Newsletter
July 2016
Article Date Article Title
7/29/16 Why System Administrators Are So Crucial to Security
7/29/16 Data Deserialization
7/29/16 Virtually all business cloud apps lack enterprise grade security
7/28/16 What is Privileged Account Management
7/27/16 How Cybersecurity Mismanagement Can Destroy Value
7/26/16 Is Your Business Still HIPAA Compliant After The 2016 Federal Changes?
7/26/16 Obama Issues Federal Government Policy For Cyberattack Response
7/25/16 California sets cybersecurity example for states to follow
7/22/16 7 Ways To Lock Down Your Privileged Accounts
7/21/16 Overreliance On Perimeter-Based Defense Creates Opportunities For Attackers
7/20/16 5 Cybersecurity Blunders Companies Should Avoid
7/20/16 5 Cybersecurity Blunders Companies Should Avoid
7/20/16 Firewall Egress Blocking And Monitoring
7/19/16 DHS Asks Industry About Cyberthreats To Mobility
7/19/16 Most CISOs And CIOs Need Better Resources To Mitigate Threats
7/19/16 Widespread Httpoxy Vulnerabilities Affect Server-Side Web Apps
7/18/16 CryptXXX Now Being Distributed Via Spam Emails
7/18/16 Most Companies Still Can't Spot Incoming Cyberattacks
7/18/16 Report: Ransomware Crooks Rely On Customer Service To Cash In
7/16/16 For Most Orgs, Privileged Account Management Is Severely Lacking
7/14/16 BYOD Is Evolving For A Cyberconscious Age
7/14/16 Cybersecurity Is Only As Strong As Your Weakest Link - Your Employees
7/14/16 Pokemon GO: Security Nightmare For BYOD
7/14/16 What SMBs Need To Know About Security But Are Afraid To Ask
7/13/16 How To Fight Security Solution Fatigue
7/12/16 Network Monitoring Tips For An Increasingly Unsafe World
7/12/16 White House Releases Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy
7/12/16 91.1% Of ICS Hosts Have Vulnerabilities That Can Be Exploited Remotely
7/11/16 Does Defense In Depth Still Work Against Today's Cyber Threats?
7/11/16 In Federal Cybersecurity, People Remain The Greatest Vulnerability
7/8/16 Cybercrime Now Surpasses Traditional Crime In UK
7/7/16 Ripping Away the Mobile Security Blanket
7/7/16 A Holistic Approach To Cybersecurity Wellness: 3 Strategies
7/7/16 VDI:Non-virtual problems of virtual desktop security, and how to solve them for real
7/6/16 8 Reasons You Need A Security Penetration Test
7/6/16 What Security Really Looks Like In Small To Midsized Businesses
7/5/16 Why Old IT Assets Create New Security Problems
7/4/16 Critical Vulnerability Breaks Android Full Disk Encryption
7/4/16 Majority Of Orgs Still Don't Know Value Of Critical Data
7/1/16 As Threats Evolve, Faster Response Times Are Essential
7/1/16 Santana Ransomware Encrypts User Files And Master Boot Record
7/1/16 Going for Gold in Cybersecurity
June 2016
Article Date Article Title
6/30/16 Companies Are Embracing An Enterprise-Wide Encryption Strategy
6/29/16 Businesses Are Unprepared For Emerging Threats
6/29/16 Most Cyber Security Strategies Ignore The Way Attackers Really Work
6/28/16 3 Ways To Screw Up Data Security In The Cloud
6/27/16 5 Takeaways From The 19th New York State Cyber Security Conference
6/27/16 For This CTO, It's Hybrid Cloud Now - And Maybe Forever
6/24/16 How MDM Software Exposes Your Personal Data
6/24/16 NASCAR Race Team Learns Ransomware Lesson The Hard Way
6/24/16 What's Old Is New Again: Macro Attacks Are Back
6/22/16 Email Servers For More Than Half Of The World's Top Sites Can Be Spoofed
6/21/16 Hackers Sold Access To 170,000 Compromised Servers, Many In The US
6/21/16 Phishing, Whaling & The Surprising Importance Of Privileged Users
6/17/16 NATO Officially Declares Cyberspace A Domain For War
6/16/16 How attackers can hijack your Facebook account
6/16/16 NARA Official: Hardest Part Of Cloud Transition Is Verifying Security
6/16/16 RSA Study: 75% of Gov't, Commercial Orgs Face 'Significant' Cyber Risk Exposure
6/16/16 75% of organizations have serious cybersecurity risk exposure
6/15/16 FBI: Email Scams Take $3.1 Billion Toll on Businesses
6/15/16 70,000 hacked servers for sale on xDedic underground market
6/15/16 Average Cost Of Data Breaches Rises Past $4 Million, Ponemon Says
6/14/16 DNC Hacked, Research on Trump Stolen
6/14/16 IT Pros Struggle To Detect And Secure IoT Devices
6/14/16 New Speark-Phishing Campaign Targeting US Officials
6/14/16 5 Soft Skills Young Cybersecurity Professionals Need to Get Ahead
6/14/16 3 Tips for Improving Communications with Top Management
6/13/16 Enterprises Warned About Risky Connected Third-Party Apps
6/13/16 Let’s Encrypt CA inadvertently leaks users’ email addresses
6/13/16 Study: Most Companies Can't Protect Confidential Documents
6/10/16 How To Speed Up Incident Response
6/10/16 Twitter locks some accounts after 32 million passwords appear on dark web
6/10/16 Hypervisor wiretap feature can leak data from the cloud
6/9/16 OPM Data Breach: A New Twist On The Discovery Of The Malware
6/9/16 Morgan Stanley To Pay $1 Million SEC Fine For Security Lapse
6/9/16 Ransomware Epidemic Prompting Firms To Rethink Information Sharing
6/9/16 US-CERT Warns Of Resurgence In Macro Attacks
6/8/16 University pays $20,000 in ransomware attack
6/7/16 Network defense must improve as hacking profession matures
6/7/16 789% year-over-year spike in malware and phishing
6/7/16 Malware exploits BITS to retain foothold on Windows systems
6/6/16 Hackers Access Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter, Pinterest Accounts
6/6/16 Unsurprisingly, malware incidents set to grow
6/5/16 Good Questions Regarding Online Threats
6/2/16 FBI warns about email extortion attempts following data breaches
6/1/16 Fed Records Show Dozens of Cybersecurity Breaches
6/1/16 TeamViewer Denies Breach As Users Complain on Reddit About Getting Hacked
6/1/16 Ransomware Domains Up By 3,500% In Q1
May 2016
Article Date Article Title
5/31/16 Expert Hacker Shares 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Minimize Cybersecurity Threats
5/31/16 How Security And IT Teams Can Get Along: 4 Ways
5/30/16 Five tips to avoid getting hit by ransomware
5/27/16 Making security a high priority may not lead to improved measures
5/25/16 APWG: Phishing Attacks Jump 250% From Oct Through March
5/25/16 Phishers Creating More Noise to Fool Defenses
5/24/16 The Antivirus Industry’s Dirty Little Secret
5/24/16 Attackers Clobbering Victims With One-Two Punch Of Ransomware And DDoS
5/24/16 FBI warns about keyloggers disguised as USB device chargers
5/24/16 Cybersecurity Is an Ever-Changing Landscape
5/24/16 US state officials worry about their ability to respond to cyberattacks
5/23/16 Critical Vulnerability Plagues 60% of Android Devices
5/23/16 A recently patched Flash Player exploit is being used in widespread attacks
5/20/16 5 Tips for Protecting Firmware From Attacks
5/19/16 The life of a social engineer: Hacking the human
5/18/16 2012 LinkedIn Breach Just Got a Lot Worse: 117 Million New Logins For Sale
5/17/16 Only two percent of IT experts consider third-party secure access a top priority
5/17/16 The 3 biggest cybersecurity risks posed in the 2016 presidential election
5/17/16 Apple Patches DROWN, Lockscreen Bypass Vulnerability, With Latest Round of Updates
5/17/16 Cybercrooks Think More Like CEOs And Consultants Than You Think
5/17/16 SC Congress Atlanta: Atlanta is no dummy when it comes to cybersecurity, CISO says
5/16/16 5 Secret Habits Of Highly Successful Network Security Programs
5/12/16 Infographic: 3 measures for security at universities and large organizations
5/12/16 Dangerous 7-Zip flaws put many other software products at risk
5/5/16 Remote Desktop Servers Can Act as Ransomware Entry Points
5/4/16 Hidden in plain sight: Four signs your network might be under attack
5/3/16 Wendy's Hit With Lawsuit Over Data Breach
5/2/16 How Stein's Law Impacts Your Information Security Program
5/2/16 FBI Reaffirms Stance Not to Pay Ransomware Attackers
5/2/16 How To Succeed At Third-Party Cyber Risk Management: 10 Steps
5/2/16 8 Microsoft Office 365 Security Tips To Reduce Data Loss
5/2/16 CyberSecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015
April 2016
Article Date Article Title
4/29/16 Stop Building Silos. Security Is Everyone’s Problem
4/28/16 Office 365 Vulnerability Exposed Any Federated Account
4/26/16 Who's next? Shift focus and detect network attackers
4/25/16 The Risk From Mobile Malware Is Real — and Growing
4/22/16 Thrifty bank’s $10 routers lead to $81 million heist
4/21/16 'Good Enough' Won't Keep Phish off the Hook
4/13/16 Security 101 For SMBs
4/12/16 Key to a Strong Cybersecurity Policy is an Educated Staff
4/12/16 FDIC Suffers 'Inadvertent' Data Breach
4/12/16 5 Ways Malware Can Creep into Your System
4/12/16 Software flaws used in hacking more than double, setting record
4/11/16 The Military Is Hiring a Rapid Cyber Response Team -- in Case Commissaries Get Hacked
4/11/16 Sony Breach Settlement Reached
4/9/16 The 8 Most Convincing Phishing Schemes Of 2016
4/7/16 IT admins to users: 'Do as I say, not as I do'
4/7/16 Millions of child support records stolen, D.C. officials want answers
4/7/16 Security flaws found in 3 state health insurance websites
4/7/16 Heartbleed Remains a Risk 2 Years After It Was Reported
4/6/16 The state of the cloud and the Software-Defined Data Center
4/6/16 Security Think Tank: Ignoring software patching spells trouble
4/5/16 Server software poses soft target for ransomware
4/5/16 Considerations for Patching the Cisco ASA Vulnerability
4/5/16 Application-layer DDoS attacks threaten interior network applications
4/4/16 Avoiding Legal Landmines in Data Breach Response
4/3/16 CloudFlare considers 94 percent of the Tor traffic as “per se malicious”
4/1/16 How Barbie-doll maker Mattel clawed back $3m from cyberthieves
March 2016
Article Date Article Title
3/16/16 How to create a successful cybersecurity policy
October 2015
Article Date Article Title
10/9/15 What you sound like after a data breach