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1 day ago Security platform tracks rogue wireless devices via real-time map

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New security tool from Bastille Networks can help security teams enforce no cell-phone zones.

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1 day ago Samsung weirdness: Galaxy users freak out over global '1' message from Find My Mobile

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Samsung worries Galaxy owners by sending them all same '1' over '1' message through its Find My Mobile app.

1 day ago Attacking the Organism: Financial Services

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When it comes to high-value assets, few industries can come close to financial services. It's not just the obvious fact that banks are giant warehouses of money - banks represent critical pieces of infrastructure that entire economies rely upon. 

1 day ago Cloud misconfigurations cost companies nearly $5 trillion

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A DivvyCloud report finds 196 data breaches exposed more than 33 billion records due to environments without appropriate security.

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10 hours ago FBI recommends passphrases over password complexity

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Longer passwords, even consisting of simpler words or constructs, are better than short passwords with special characters.

10 hours ago Ransomware Attack on EHR Vendor Impacts Home Health Chain

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Personal Touch Home Care Explains Effect on Its PatientsA home healthcare company has filed 17 breach reports after a ransomware attack on its cloud-based electronic health records vendor last December, illustrating once again how a vendor breach can have a wide impact.

10 hours ago 5 best practices for IIoT project success

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Based on years of pilot projects and proofs-of-concept, the Industrial Internet Consortium has detailed the best-practices organizations can use to ensure successful deployments.

10 hours ago MGM Hotel breach highlights need for sophisticated cloud security

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Cybercriminals posted the information of more than 10 million customers on a hacker forum a year after the initial attack on a cloud server.

11 hours ago 92% of Americans would delete an app that sold their personal information

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Smartphone users don't want government encryption backdoors and would rather read "terms and conditions" than watch the movie "Cats."