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Cybersecurity’s Dirty Little Secret

“Who got breached today?” It seems that rarely does a news cycle go by without a revelation of some company, government entity, or web service experiencing a major breach with implications for vast numbers of people. The thinking has shifted from a mindset of “how can I prevent a breach?” to “I know it’s going […]

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Google Patches Critical Encryption Bug Impacting Pixel, Nexus Phones

As part of its December Android and Pixel/Nexus security updates, Google has issued patches addressing a bevy of flaws, 11 of which are rated critical.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/google-patches-critical-encryption-bug-impacting-pixel-nexus-phones/

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Why phishers love HTTPS

As more and more sites switch to HTTPS, the number of phishing sites hosted on HTTPS domains is also increasing. “In the third quarter of 2017, we observed nearly a quarter of all phishing sites hosted on HTTPS domains, nearly double the percentage we saw in the second quarter. A year ago, less than three […]

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Chief Data Officers are increasingly enabling digital transformation

As the role of chief data officer (CDO) continues to gain traction within organizations, a recent survey by Gartner found that these data and analytics leaders are proving to be a linchpin of digital business transformation. The third annual Gartner Chief Data Officer survey was conducted July through September 2017 with 287 CDOs, chief analytics […]

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DDoS attackers increasingly targeting cryptocurrency exchanges

The extraordinary volatility of the price of bitcoin has spurred speculators to employ a wide variety of tricks to make it swing between extremes, so that they can take advantage of it. The unregulated nature of the cryptocurrency ecosystem makes it possible for things like statements by widely esteemed financial executives to have a sizeable […]

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