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Crooks can guess Visa card details in six seconds by querying lots of websites at once

Crooks can guess Visa card details in six seconds by querying lots of websites at once | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
In Does The Online Card Payment Landscape Unwittingly Facilitate Fraud?, a new paper in IEEE Security & Privacy, researchers from the University of Newcastle demonstrate a technique for guessin…
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2017 Global Fraud and Cybercrime Forecast

2017 Global Fraud and Cybercrime Forecast | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
From mobile threats and malware, to the organizations on the target lists of e-commerce fraud – a myriad of threats exist across the cyber landscape and the commoditization of cybercrime is making it easier and cheaper to launch attacks on a global scale. If you are a believer that the best predictor of future events is based on those of the past, I’d like to share insights based on real-world fraud data from the past year and offer ideas on what we can expect from the global cybercrime landscape in 2017.
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Cybersecurity Snapshot: What’s Ahead in 2017

Cybersecurity Snapshot: What’s Ahead in 2017 | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
A surge in cybersecurity demand presents upside as large IT firms enter the market and spur consolidation, while pure plays innovate to stay profitable.
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Conquering the Rising Threat of Malvertising

Conquering the Rising Threat of Malvertising | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
The recent shift in enterprise application platforms from desktop to mobile has brought with it many exciting benefits, which organizations have recognized and leveraged to provide a more flexible and convenient workplace. Unfortunately, individuals and groups with less honorable intentions have also taken notice of this shift. In fact, a report from ISACA predicts a massive rise in malvertising and other mobile malware in 2016, as cyber criminals take advantage of this lucrative mobile trend.
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Combatting cybersecurity unknowns

Combatting cybersecurity unknowns | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
More than likely, your IT team is busy protecting the organization against known of cyberattacks. And rightly so. Defending against the garden variety of attacks that bombard a network will keep your system mostly bug free. But it’s the cybersecurity unknowns that can wreak havoc on an organization. In this blog we will examine what it means to prepare your organization for the unknowns in cybersecurity.
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The Next Generation of Ransomware Might Leak Your Data, Not Destroy It

The Next Generation of Ransomware Might Leak Your Data, Not Destroy It | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Security experts warn of new types of malware that threaten to publish instead of encrypt valuable, confidential information.
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Our next major war could be a cybersecurity war

Our next major war could be a cybersecurity war | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, a disturbing piece of news on the other side of the world became a prime example of the growing menace of serious cyber attacks. South Korea’s spy agency informed government lawmakers that the number of North Korean cyber attacks had doubled in only one month. That was February – versus January.
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7 Simple Rules To Help You Protect Your Business From Hackers And Cyber-Thieves 

7 Simple Rules To Help You Protect Your Business From Hackers And Cyber-Thieves  | cybersecurity | Scoop.it

The threat of hackers and cyber-criminals is very real, for large companies and small businesses alike. That means a strong cyber-defense system is critical in the modern business world. 8 Simple Rules For Beating Hackers And Cyber-Thieves - 

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How Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms Can Support, Enhance Cybersecurity 

How Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms Can Support, Enhance Cybersecurity  | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
A top cybersecurity priority for all organizations is to ensure that they use their talents and resources in the most productive and lasting ways possible, and these types of platforms act as that cybertalent force multiplier.
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3D Secure 2.0 – The New Sheriff in Town

3D Secure 2.0 – The New Sheriff in Town | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
We are thrilled about the release of 3D Secure 2.0 and feel that the revised protocol has the potential to significantly reshape the fraud landscape in the card not present space
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How to protect yourself from cashpoint fraudsters

How to protect yourself from cashpoint fraudsters | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Millions of pounds every year are stolen from people using cash machines. Sophie How, 23, lost £300 after accidentally leaving her card behind
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Outsourcing in the age of cybersecurity concerns

Outsourcing in the age of cybersecurity concerns | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
How cybersecurity is playing an increased role in software outsourcing and how to ensure your data is safe.
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Demonetisation: Cybersecurity body warns micro-ATMs against malware attacks

Demonetisation: Cybersecurity body warns micro-ATMs against malware attacks | cybersecurity | Scoop.it

With the usage of micro-ATMs and point-of-sale counters witnessing a sharp surge post demonetisation, the country’s premier cyber security agency, CERT-In, ...

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4 Steps for Businesses to Enhance Cybersecurity 

4 Steps for Businesses to Enhance Cybersecurity  | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
A growing array of security and privacy threats, individually or in combination, poses significant financial, reputational and physical harm to businesses,
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How Cybersecurity Will Be Transformed By AI?

How Cybersecurity Will Be Transformed By AI? | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Tech experts believe that artificial intelligence will revolutionize cybersecurity.
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Businesses Still Neglecting Cybersecurity 

Businesses Still Neglecting Cybersecurity  | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
75 percent of security and IT professionals surveyed said their organizations had no cybersecurity incident response plan in place.
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How AI will transform cybersecurity

How AI will transform cybersecurity | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Securing your digital assets is a clear need for any business and individual, whether you are looking to protect your personal photos, your company’s intellectual property, your customers’ sensitive data, or anything else that can harm your reputation or business continuity.
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How to avoid cyber fraud in card transaction

How to avoid cyber fraud in card transaction | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
With a spurt in card transaction after demonetisation in India, Russia-based software security company Kaspersky Lab has asked people to remain vigilant
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The State of Cybersecurity: Be More Afraid

The State of Cybersecurity: Be More Afraid | cybersecurity | Scoop.it

Looming behind the excitement at SC16 around new digital enterprise strategies is the growing menace of cyber-attacks. But in spite of these worries, the state of cybersecurity readiness at too many companies is woefully inadequate.

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Evaluating Cybersecurity Risk  

Evaluating Cybersecurity Risk   | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
A NIST self-assessment tool blends organizational performance evaluation strategies from the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program with risk management standards, guidelines and best practices from the Cybersecurity Framework.
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We’re A Little Worried About this Android Banking Malware, and Here’s Why 

We’re A Little Worried About this Android Banking Malware, and Here’s Why  | cybersecurity | Scoop.it

It’s a rough year to be an Android fan: a new banking Trojan has infected over 200,000 Android devices over the last month, by influencing or pushing users to enter their online or banking credentials into a screen overlaid onto the open app.  

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DARPA's Automated Bug Hunter Could Revolutionize Cybersecurity

DARPA's Automated Bug Hunter Could Revolutionize Cybersecurity | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
Mike Walker, a computer scientist at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency who specializes in machine learning, predicts that automate
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It’s the Beginning of a Dark Era for Cyber Security

It’s the Beginning of a Dark Era for Cyber Security | cybersecurity | Scoop.it
It may be old news to most of us, but researchers and experts are still sifting through the data on last week’s staggering distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. For those few who [...]
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