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no, it’s not the end user’s fault

According to a survey released by endpoint security solution vendor Bromium, 79 percent of surveyed information security professionals view end…

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racing the patch clock

When previously undisclosed vulnerabilities in the Drupal web content management system used by many large companies to manage their web…

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Keep your users informed with SANS’ OUCH! newsletter

  SANS recently published the latest edition of their “OUCH!” security newsletter for end users – this month’s topic is…

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more iPhone fingerprint issues

Another attack on the iPhone 5s TouchID sensor… a German security firm has claimed to be able to use an…

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japan cloud oopsie reveals confidential treaty data

A cautionary tale of cloud computing… apparently, a Google Groups group set up by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment…

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attackers are doing their homework – are you?

Some spear phishing wisdom from Security BSides SFO today… Rohyt Belani of PhishMe told an interesting story highlighting just how…

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java: threat or menace?

It has been a pretty bad few weeks for Oracle’s Java language – zero day vulns, followed by an out…

Posted in CSO law worst practices

NLRB continues push to regulate social media in non union companies

It seems that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is continuing to extend its push into the regulation of social…

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time to strengthen your human firewall

For the past few years, the Social Engineering Capture the Flag contest has been a highlight of the Defcon security…

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sharks versus cows

OK – what are you more afraid of – sharks or cows? ¬†Well, according to the folks at Popular Mechanics…