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Content Protection Expert Stresses IoT Vulnerabilities at CPS

Spencer Stephens, the former, longtime CTO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and founder of cybersecurity consulting firm Spencer.Media, wishes everyone involved in the IoT (Internet ... More

Content Protection Summit: Anti-Piracy Expert Provides ‘Secret Sauce’ on Jailing Pirates

Cracking down on piracy can be challenging for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, but it must be done to protect content and success is possible — even in China, accord... More

Android Developers Susceptible to Data Exposure from XXE Attack (ISE Blog)

Android app developers and reverse engineers are the target of a newly documented vulnerability called ParseDroid, which affects development tools including Android Studio, Intelli... More

Despite Takedowns, Botnets Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon (Data Center Knowledge)

Recently authorities from the U.S., Germany, Belarus, and the European Union took down the Andromeda botnet and arrested its mastermind. It's a big deal, because the botnet had ... More

Cisco Eyes Acquisitions for Real-Time Cybersecurity Intelligence Data (Economic Times)

Network equipment maker Cisco Systems will continue looking for acquisitions as it pushes towards working real time on cyber security intelligence data, according to a top company ... More

Oracle Expands Security Capabilities, Partner Program to Help Protect Against Threats (CDSA)

Oracle has announced it's expanding its security portfolio and unveiling a new partner program. The Oracle Identity SOC portfolio now includes new capabilities to help enterprises ... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Dec. 10, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple iTunes: Apple has released version 12.7.2 (64-bit and 32-bit) of iTunes. Updates are available from Apple’s website. AxCrypt: AxCrypt has r... More

Featured Jobs: Cisco; Lucasfilm; Google

Senior System Test Lead — Columbia, MD — Cisco Director, Security & Content Protection — San Francisco — Lucasfilm Information Security Engineer — Mountain View, CA —... More

‘Rampant’ Video Piracy Sparks Calls for a Singapore Crackdown (Bloomberg)

Singapore, which prides itself on being a haven for law and order, is being called a haven for pirating copyrighted programming by entertainment titans such as Walt Disney, HBO, th... More

How Will Cybersecurity Investments Change for Businesses in 2018? (BizTech)

As businesses gear up for 2018, cybersecurity is top of mind, with the macOS High Sierra “root access” bug and the Equifax data breach still making headlines. Businesses are li... More

Why Cybersecurity Matters To Your Business (Forbes)

You start a business. You grow your company from an idea to a fully functioning and profitable entity. With success comes clients and, as with most companies, you store personal in... More

IT Help Wanted, Cybersecurity Experience Preferred (CSO)

The numbers are in — and the world will face a shortfall of 3.5 million cybersecurity workers by 2021, according to this year’s Official Annual Cybersecurity Jobs Report. A... More

AWS CTO Defines Well-Architected Cloud Security Best Practices (eWeek)

Cloud security is top of mind for many in IT today, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) CTO Werner Vogels. During his keynote on Nov. 30 at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vega... More

NSS Labs Adds Bruzek as SVP, Products (CDSA)

NSS Labs has announced that Dina Bruzek has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Products. In this role, Dina will execute the product strategy across the company’s eng... More

How Facebook’s Annual ‘Hacktober’ Campaign Promotes Cybersecurity to Employees (HBR)

While the word “cybersecurity” may evoke thoughts of highly sophisticated attacks that require fancy computing equipment and skilled hackers, the reality is that most attacks ... More

What’s SIEM Software? How to Choose the Right Tool (CSO)

Security information and event management (SIEM) software gives enterprise security professionals both insight into and a track record of the activities within their IT environment... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Dec. 3, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple macOS: Apple has released an update to macOS High Sierra. Apply the update. Details are available on Apple’s website. Special note regarding t... More

Featured Jobs: Lucasfilm; 20th Century Fox; Paramount

Security Content Coordinator — San Francisco — Lucasfilm Sr. Firewall Network Engineer — Los Angeles — 20th Century Fox VP Intellectual Property — Hollywood, CA — Par... More

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2018 (Forbes)

Like death and taxes, there are only two safe predictions about cybersecurity in 2018: There will be more spectacular data breaches and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (G... More

How Industry Efforts — And Online Fan Armies — Helped Fight Piracy of Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ (Billboard)

The music industry has a new secret weapon when it comes to fighting piracy in the age of social media: fan armies. When the track list for Taylor Swift’s Reputation was poste... More