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January 20, 2021

SolarWinds attack opened up 4 separate paths to a Microsoft 365 cloud breach

Tactics expose the need for organizations to develop cohesive playbooks for breaches affecting hybrid environments.

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January 18, 2021

Free cyber career training coursework emerges as a perk in tough times

New complimentary offerings are helping current, aspiring and unemployed infosec professionals gain an upper hand in a down economy, while aiding an industry facing a growing skills gap.

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January 15, 2021

Intel unveils ransomware-fighting CPUs

The capability is an easy win for CISOs, which can benefit with limited tweaks to machines.

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January 14, 2021

Early-stage cybersecurity investment flowing, despite pandemic

While most industries saw a significant dip in seed and Series A investments last year, cybersecurity investment remained resilient.

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January 13, 2021

Sunspot malware scoured servers for SolarWinds builds that it could weaponize

Software company says 2 customer inquires, in hindsight, appear linked to supply-chain attack

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January 13, 2021

Perils of coding errors play out in Parler slip up

Applied to internet applications in general, the IDOR problems that led to the Parler exposure could extend to anything stored sequentially and not secured individually — receipts, posts, and in many instances entire accounts.

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January 12, 2021

Complexity and cost chip away at SOCs’ perceived return on investment

51% of 17,200 surveyed IT and security practitioners said that
their SOC’s ROI has gotten worse.

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January 12, 2021

‘I’ll Teams you’: Employees assume security of links, file sharing via Microsoft comms platform

In theory they know better. But Users naïvely trust workplace communications platforms, despite phishing and impersonation threats.

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January 11, 2021

SolarWinds hack is the perfect foreword to new book on history’s biggest breaches

SC Media spoke to author and former CISO Neil Daswani about his upcoming new book "Big Breaches: Cybersecurity Lessons for Everyone."

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