CDSA News Headlines

11 Stats on CISO Spending to Inform Your 2020 Cybersecurity Budget (Security Intelligence)

The global average cost of a data breach is now $3.92 million — a 12 percent increase since 2014. Fortunately, the average cybersecurity budget is also increasing alongside breac... More

OTT Platforms Crackdown on Password Sharing (TechTree)

Synamedia has unveiled an AI-based solution for service providers to track illegal sharing of login credentials for active accounts. Credentials Sharing Insight will be showcased a... More

Contract for Web Can’t Fix Privacy Problems If Security Isn’t Included (Decipher)

The inventor of the World Wide Web wants the Contract for the Web to be a first step towards addressing problems such as misinformation, mass surveillance and censorship online, bu... More

Cybercrime: AI’s Growing Threat (Dark Reading)

As AI gets better and more sophisticated, it also enables cybercriminals to use deep learning and AI to breach security systems (just as cybersecurity experts use the same technolo... More

Twitter Launches a Privacy Center to Centralize its Data Protection Efforts (TechCrunch)

Twitter is launching a new resource that aims to serve as the central place for everything related to the company’s efforts around privacy and data protection. The new site, the ... More

LiveTiles Aims to Secure Microsoft Teams (CDSA)

Intelligent workplace software firm LiveTiles has teamed up with security firm Nucleus Cyber to better protect Microsoft Teams, the communication and collaboration platform that of... More

We Need a Global Standard for Reporting Cyberattacks (HBR)

Cyber threats are a seemingly impossible challenge. By their very nature — fast-changing, borderless, asymmetric — they’re ridiculously difficult to predict and manage. No wo... More

3 Things Every CIO Has to Get Right About Identity (Avanade Insights)

The 30,000-foot view of identity and access management (IAM) is crystal clear. As enterprises expand their digital boundaries, the old approaches to protecting data behind firewall... More

The Language of Cybercrime (NPR)

Scammers are always looking for more effective words. Most Americans have learned to be on their guard, and they're likely to suspect an overly aggressive phishing phone call from ... More

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, Dec. 1, 2019 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Kindle for PC: Amazon has released version 1.26.55076. Updates are available through the Kindle or from Amazon’s website. Spotify: Spotify has re... More

Streaming’s Next Big Headache: Data Compliance (THR)

From Disney+ to Harry Potter websites, Hollywood is readying a slew of digital platforms, and California legislation is taking aim at those collecting user info. ... More

Infosys Launches Cyber Next Platform-Based Offerings, Powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel (CDSA)

Infosys announced the launch of its Cyber Next platform-based offerings, powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel. These offerings will help enterprises enhance security monitoring, man... More

Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage Continues to Grow (CPO)

At a time when cyber risks are proliferating at a faster rate than at any time in history, organizations around the globe are struggling to find talented professionals who can help... More

Kudelski Group to Secure Devices Connecting to Azure IoT in New Partnership with Microsoft (CDSA)

The Kudelski Group announced that it has integrated its IoT Security Platform with Microsoft Azure IoT, enabling IoT device manufacturers and solution providers to connect their de... More

Phishing Trends Position ISPs to Protect Subscribers (Akamai Blog)

Akamai just released the 2019 State of the Internet security report: Phishing - Baiting the Hook featuring findings from the enterprise and carrier research teams. They've been col... More

Google Will Pay You $1M If You Can Hack Its Phones (Forbes)

Google will match Apple in how much it will pay researchers who discover a hack that allows for remote control of its smartphones. It comes at a time when tech giants are in an arm... More

A Sovereign Internet Will Not Combat Cybercrime (Decipher)

A United Nations committee has passed a Russia-backed resolution on a global cybercrime treaty, despite opposition from the United States and other European countries because the m... More

How Business Leaders Can Prepare for a Cyberattack (Kellogg Insight)

Unless you are completely unplugged from global technology, your organization has had to contend with the rise in cyberattacks. Whether you are protecting your employees’ identit... More

Retailers Brace for Black Friday Cybersecurity Onslaught (Tech HQ)

Amid the high volume of sales, threat actors can take advantage of the glut of retail emails to seed spear-phishing attacks, while increased transactions provide a smokescreen for ... More

Why You Should Never Click on a Black Friday Email Deal (Forbes)

Black Friday deals are everywhere. Adobe Digital Insights predicts that 2019 will break records once again, with U.S. consumers spending $7.5 billion online on the day—Cyber Mond... More