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December 29, 2020

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, a partner of defense companies and agencies, reports breach

Of particular concern among some cybersecurity experts is the fact that the company took several months to report to the incidents, which stemmed from unauthorized access to servers from overseas offices.

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December 29, 2020

2021 threat predictions: Bad actors that honed their craft with COVID are ready to go big

Cyber experts expect more sophisticated attacks to come – with ransomware and phishing continuing at a steady, but more advanced clip, and emerging threats tied to deepfakes and 5G beginning to show impact.

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December 29, 2020

Treasury asks financial sector to watch out for COVID vaccine scams, ransomware

The Financial Crime Enforcement Network detailed for banks or other financial services organizations potential issues, asking the sector to be particularly attuned to ransomware attacks on distribution networks and the supply chains for the manufacture of vaccines.

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December 29, 2020

After the worst year ever for ransomware, 2021 will be more of the same

Most of the incentives driving ransomware operations have only intensified over the past year, while law enforcement and defenders look for new angles to stem the tide.

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December 28, 2020

Data questions remain as UK exits EU

For U.S. firms, whose home nation already has different privacy laws state by state, a new U.K. regime might be one more for the pile.

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December 28, 2020

In wake of SolarWinds and Vietnam, more supply chain attacks expected 2021

Research from ESET of a supply chain attack in Vietnam in which digital certificates were compromised set off continued discussions in the industry about the nature of recent supply chain attacks, and how security teams can most effectively prepare and respond.

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December 28, 2020

2021 tech predictions: The conceptual gets real

Community and market experts found some consensus: cloud security will dominate strategies and investments even more that it did during 2020, and technologies once deemed “on the horizon” – think automation, 5G and even the much hyped artificial intelligence – will officially arrive.

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December 28, 2020

Privacy 2020: From prepared to alarmed, the year the rubber hit the road

If 2019 was an opportunity for privacy advocates to push for preparation ahead of looming data protection deadlines, then 2020 was the year organizations were expected to prove themselves ready. In this second article in our Year in Review series, we consider how legal complications leave all businesses, big and small, with a heavier privacy burden than ever.

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December 24, 2020

DDoS attacks hit Citrix Application Delivery Controllers, hindering customer performance

The attacker or bots can overwhelm the Citrix ADC Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) network throughput, potentially leading to outbound bandwidth exhaustion.

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