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Hackers’ Delight: Businesses Put Selves at Risk for Invasion (USA Today)

Randell Heath isn't sure how hackers got into his company's website — all he knows is a supplier called, saying the site had become an online store selling Viagra and Cialis. ... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, March 19, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version 25.0.0.127. Updates are available from Adobe’s website. To see which version you have, go to Adobe... More

Nine Cybersecurity Tips for the Mildly Paranoid, and 4 for the Truly Anxious (USA Today)

So it looks as if the CIA could potentially break into most smart phone or computer networks, at least according to the stolen documents released by WikiLeaks. Whether you hav... More

Exploring the Gap Between Cybersecurity Perception and Reality (Forbes)

Most company executives and security professionals have a reasonable understanding of cybersecurity. Even if they don’t fully understand the mechanics under the hood, they at lea... More

Nine Security Tips That Go Outside the Box (IBM Security Intelligence)

The great challenge of security is that you are not only battling Murphy’s Law — the universal tendency of things to go wrong — but also shrewd and malicious attackers who ar... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, March 12, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Dropbox: Dropbox has released version 21.4.25 for its file hosting program. Updates are available at Dropbox’s website. [See Citadel’s warning b... More

M&E Journal: Implementation Challenges, Opportunities in Forensic Watermarking

Rajan Samtani, Graham Oakes — Media Science International Digital content capture and distribution technologies have evolved at a rapid pace as evidenced by the recent push by... More

How to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Your WordPress Site (TechRepublic)

WordPress is one of the most-used blogging tools in the world. As we have witnessed with Windows, along with that popularity comes security risks. And since WordPress can be use... More

A Big Concern: The Botnets of Things (Schneier on Security)

Botnets have existed for at least a decade. As early as 2000, hackers were breaking into computers over the Internet and controlling them en masse from centralized systems. Among o... More

Watson Proves a Fast Learner in Cybersecurity Test Run (IBM Security Intelligence)

When we first introduced IBM Watson to the security operations team at Smarttech, the analysts’ initial reaction was suspicion. Was this new partner there to make their lives ea... More

RIAA Calls DMCA ‘Antiquated,’ Wants Piracy Filters Instead (Slash Gear)

The Recording Industry Association of America, more commonly known as the RIAA, is tired of the ‘antiquated’ process that is DMCA takedown requests. Both the RIAA and a total o... More

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, Feb. 26, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Adobe Reader: Adobe has released version 2015.023.20070. Updates are available through the program’s Help menu/Check for Updates or from Adobe’s... More

M&E Journal: Content ID Leaves Independents on the Outside Looking In

Ruth Vitale, CreativeFuture — If you were online in May of 2015, you were probably aware that YouTube was having a party because literally everyone was invited. A YouTube-prod... More

Wazee Digital, Paladin Partner to Bolster YouTube Rights Management

Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, has announced a technology partnership with Paladin, the enterprise platform for next-generation... More

Okta Exec: New Security Challenges Require New Enterprise Security Model

In today's “cloud-first, mobile-first” world, a new enterprise security model is needed by companies and other organizations to respond to the new challenges that have arisen t... More

RSA Tips for CISOs: From 10 Years Ago to Today (IBM’s Security Intelligence)

I’ve heard it said that experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it. That essentially defines most information security programs I’ve seen. Generally s... More

The Best Cybersecurity Advice From Experts at RSA (PC World)

Come to the RSA show, and you’ll find plenty of cybersecurity technology. The top vendors from across the industry are here, showing products for fighting ransomware, preventing ... More

Google, Microsoft Crack Down on U.K. Piracy Sites (A.V. Club)

Google and Microsoft have agreed to adopt a new “voluntary code of practice” in the U.K. that will involve them taking steps to make it harder for would-be pirates to find torr... More

Google Ranks Gmail Malware Targets: Where the M&E Sector Ranks (ZDNet)

Real-estate businesses receive 10 times more spam with malicious links or attachments than organizations in healthcare and sciences, according to Google's  analysis of spam targ... More

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, Feb. 19, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version 24.0.0.221. Updates are available from Adobe’s website. Adobe Shockwave Player: Adobe has relea... More

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