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October 24, 2014:

Knowledge Is Power: Using Cyber Scrutiny To Defend Against Phishing Attacks

If you purchased an iPhone 6 recently, you probably received this email: Some of you may have even clicked the “Verify Now” link and entered your Apple ID account information. I hope not, though, because this email is not from Apple. It’s a phishing email meant to trick recipients into giving sensitive information to the […]
October 23, 2014:

Cyber Threats: Information vs. Intelligence

Cyber threat intelligence or CTI is touted to be the next big thing in InfoSec. But does it narrow the security problem or compound it? Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) is one of the hottest topics in our industry right now and the noise surrounding it is deafening. Gartner and Forrester are covering the sector. Run […]
October 22, 2014:

Microsoft warns of new Zero-Day attack

On Tuesday, Microsoft issued an advisory warning of a new Zero-Day vulnerability that impacts all supported versions of their Windows operating system except, Windows Server 2003. The software giant also confirmed targeted attacks looking to exploit this flaw. The advisory says that attackers are using PowerPoint files, which contain a malicious Object Linking and Embedding […]
October 21, 2014:

Why You Shouldn’t Count On General Liability To Cover Cyber Risk

Travelers Insurance’s legal spat with P.F. Chang’s over who’ll pay breach costs will likely illustrate why enterprises shouldn’t think of their general liability policies as backstops for cyber risk. As the legal troubles for P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain kept piling up over the breach discovered this summer affecting 33 of its locations, its legal team […]

 

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