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The path to a new normal in 2021 demands increased cybersecurity resilience

ZDNet Security - 2 hours 10 min ago
In 2021, security and risk professionals must address issues of insiders, team culture and geopolitics.
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Predictions 2021: Privacy becomes an imperative in a year of transition

ZDNet Security - 2 hours 29 min ago
Values-based companies will elevate customer and employee privacy as a strategic business and societal imperative.
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Google discloses Windows zero-day exploited in the wild

ZDNet Security - 4 hours 56 min ago
Windows zero-day (not yet patched) is used as part of an exploit chain that also includes a Chrome zero-day (already patched).
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Lazada confirms 1.1M accounts compromised in RedMart security breach

ZDNet Security - 7 hours 42 min ago
Lazada's online grocery platform RedMart has suffered a data breach that affected 1.1 million accounts, after an outdated database containing personal information including email addresses, encrypted passwords, and partial credit card numbers was illegally accessed.
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Browsing from the coffee shop? You might want to try Google's new VPN service

ZDNet Security - 9 hours 54 min ago
Google's new VPN feature is aimed at protecting Google One users' privacy when browsing from insecure hotspots.
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Tech gifts for your favorite junior roboticists and hackers

ZDNet Security - 11 hours 25 min ago
If you want to spark the imagination of your kids while at the same time giving them a leg up with some of the tech skills they'll need as adults, you can't go wrong by looking at these products as gifts this holiday season.
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Microsoft US election warning: Attackers hit Windows 10 Netlogon flaw

ZDNet Security - 11 hours 39 min ago
Microsoft gets reports about attacks on the Netlogon protocol bug in Windows 10.
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Privacy Act review to examine privacy tort, direct action rights, and GDPR compliance

ZDNet Security - 17 hours 5 min ago
The Attorney-General's Department will look at carve-outs, harmonisation with states and other nations, and a right to erase for Australians.
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Open Source Security Foundation launches a new certification program on edX

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 12:54pm
The Linux Foundation's OpenSSF is introducing a suite of security classes and a certification for open-source programmers.
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Singapore taps iris, facial biometrics as primary identifiers at immigration checkpoints

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 10:11am
Faced with issues related to fingerprint verification such as ageing, scarring, and dryness, Singapore will begin tapping both iris and facial biometrics as the main identifiers at all immigration checkpoints including the airport, ferry terminal, and Malaysian borders.
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FBI warning: Trickbot and ransomware attackers plan big hit on US hospitals

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 8:45am
The FBI, CISA, HHS warning comes two weeks after Microsoft's partial takedown of the Trickbot botnet.
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McAfee debuts remote browser isolation solution, XDR platform

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 7:05am
The company’s new offerings are designed with real-time protection and incident management in mind.
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Microsoft: These Iranian attackers are targeting high-profile conference attendees

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 5:47am
Iranian group Phosphorus targeted officials, policy experts and academics attending two upcoming conferences.
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Beyond passwords: How to use multi-factor authentication - aka 2FA - to improve your security

ZDNet Security - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 7:35am
Want to avoid having your online accounts hacked? Enable two-factor authentication, a crucial security measure that requires an extra step when signing in to high-value services. In this post, I explain how to set up 2FA and which accounts to focus on first.
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PJCIS stops short of recommending warrants to access metadata as scheme is tightened

ZDNet Security - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 4:39am
Committee issues 22 recommendations following review into Australia's metadata retention scheme, as Labor members call for warrants.
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APT groups aren't all from Russia, China, and North Korea

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 9:01pm
Despite the impression you might get from major news sources, everybody is hacking everyone else. Some nations just don't talk about it.
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FireEye Q3 results beat expectations, raises year view, shares jump 6%

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 4:21pm
The security technology vendor hit a new high for recurring revenue, and highlighted a partnership with Microsoft.
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Zero Trust adoption gains traction in Asia Pacific, not a minute too soon

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:52am
Zero Trust adoption has begun accelerating in the Asia Pacific. Here’s how you can get started.
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Zoom rolls out encryption for all desktop and mobile users

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 7:31am
Zoom has kicked off end-to-end encryption for its mobile and desktop apps. Phase one of the encryption rollout doesn't include meetings via a web browser.
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Ransomware vs WFH: How remote working is making cyberattacks easier to pull off

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 7:15am
This year has forced organisations to adapt quickly to enabling employees to work from home. That's creating 'chaos with no control' - which cyber criminals are exploiting.
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