The Department of Homeland Security has awarded $10 million to 29 select projects to support the development of a nationwide Terrorism and Targeted Violence Prevention (TVTP) Framework. These awards were made through a competitive process under the Fiscal Year 2020 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a settlement with Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. (Dunkin’) — franchisor of Dunkin’ Donuts — resolving a lawsuit over the company’s failure to respond to successful cyberattacks that compromised tens of thousands of customers’ online accounts.
The U.S. Marshals Service, charged with moving prisoners around the nation, released a request for quotes to build a facial recognition tool into its agents’ smart devices to help identify prisoners during transfer.
The airport is reportedly the first airport in the U.K. to treat its security trays with ultraviolet light energy to protect passengers and staff and reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other infections in the high-touch surface area.
The fallout from the Schrems II judgment continued with an announcement from Switzerland’s Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) that the Swiss-US Privacy Shield regime “does not provide an adequate level of protection for data transfer from Switzerland to the US pursuant to [Switzerland’s] Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP).”
To meet modern day challenges and address the evolving retail bank landscape, Origin Bank embraces innovative technology and solutions that boost efficiencies, reduce fraud and enhance service. The organization considers the protection of its clients’ assets to be paramount and strives to deliver a safe banking experience.
Compliance regulators don’t take days off – not even in a pandemic. Faced with steep penalties for non-compliance and potential reputational damage, organizations are being forced to rethink their compliance strategies to account for new and emerging risks. For digital businesses today, the best place to start is by assessing how systems should be good enough, understand how data integrity is currently being managed, identifying any compliance hazards or gaps, and considering how automation can help address them.
The term "Kill Chain Methodology" or "Cyber Kill Chain" has been widely used in the world of cybersecurity to interpret the different stages involved in a cyberattack. In a nutshell, from a hacker's perspective, a kill chain is a way to illegally gain access to a network or network device via a series of progressive steps. Consequently, from a defender's perspective, every stage of this process presents an opportunity to prevent intrusions. So, what kind of systems, networks or devices can hackers exploit by employing this methodology? Let's talk about the election.
On August’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft closed several vulnerabilities, among them CVE-2020-1472, known as Zerologon. Secura's security expert Tom Tervoort discovered the vulnerabilty and recently explained in a blog why the vulnerability is so dangerous.
This month in Security magazine, we bring you our 2020 Most Influential People in Security annual report, where we highlight 22 industry leaders, their path to security, careers, goals and guidance for future security professionals. Industry experts discuss the evolution of ransomware, houses of worship security, cybersecurity standards, security careers in investigations and the unifying power of security. Diane Ritchey, past Editor-in-Chief, says goodbye and thank you to our readers.