Researchers at Check Point Research analyzing Android apps have discovered serious cloud misconfigurations leading to the potential exposure of data belonging to more than 100 million users.
In a report published recently, the firm discusses how the misuse of real-time database, notification managers, and storage exposed over 100 million users’ personal data (email, passwords, names, etc.) and left corporate resources vulnerable to malicious actors.
Constella Intelligence research reveals that one in four cybersecurity leaders use the same passwords for both work and personal use; more than half experience account takeover first-hand
May 21, 2021
Constella Intelligence (“Constella”), Digital Risk Protection leader, released the results of “Cyber Risk in Today’s Hyperconnected World,” a survey that unlocks the behaviors and tendencies that characterize how vigilant organizations’ leaders are when it comes to reducing cyber vulnerability, allowing the industry to better understand how social media is leveraged as an attack vector and how leaders are responding to this challenge.
Due to a large portion of calls coming into the Johns Hopkins University Officer of Campus Safety and Security being mental health related, the University has decided to pilot a new program to better equip its security team to handle and respond.
Columbus State University in Georgia named Nicol Lewis, its new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Theodore Laskaris was named Chief Information Officer (CIO). The two positions will work under different offices but work in tandem together on security and risk mitigation.
The municipality of The Hague in The Netherlands allows itself to be hacked every year during Hâck The Hague. A hacking competition organized by the municipality, together with cybersecurity company Cybersprint. On Monday, September 27, 2021, 200 ethical hackers from the Netherlands and abroad will once again try to detect vulnerabilities in the digital infrastructure of the municipality and its suppliers. With this competition, The Hague wants to increase its resilience and stimulate its suppliers to continuously be in top digital condition, so that peace and security can be guaranteed.
Congress sent some rather clear messages with passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), and the importance of education is undoubtedly top of mind. Based on the sheer volume of school safety allocations, protecting our nation’s students is a high priority with the Biden administration and a majority in Congress.
The Cybersecurity and Geopolitical podcast covers the enmeshing of cybersecurity and geopolitics and the new challenges and intriguing flashpoints these bring to enterprise security and risk professionals. This month, we delve into the threatening and alarming world of misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories.
Recent reports of vicious attacks on the New York subway system has had residents calling for more security. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that 250 more police officers will be deployed to the subway system for added security presence.
Part of the Department of Transport Moscow, the Moscow Traffic Control Center has launched a new bike patrol that will be trained in first aid as well as record and remind motorists not to block bike and pedestrian lanes. They will also be in connection with the Situation Center at the control center if a security event or accident occurs out on the roads.