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Forcepoint, emphasizing 'human-centered' security, buys RedOwl

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

"If the cybersecurity industry fails to put people at the center, it is certain to fall short in helping customers protect their most vital assets,” said Forcepoint CEO Matthew Moynahan.

The endless hunt: Looking for patterns in malware data

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

A Comodo dataset is allowing researchers to examine more than 97 million malware incidents — and experts tell CyberScoop it's "just scratching the surface."

This elite cybercrime group is wreaking havoc on the U.S. restaurant industry

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

Chipotle is just one of a slew of businesses targeted by a sophisticated hacking group with suspected ties to cybercrime gangs operating in Eastern Europe.

Trump executive order threatens major EU-U.S. data privacy agreement, activists say

by Chris Bing • 10 months ago

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump, Wednesday, curtails data privacy protections that were extended to foreigners during the Obama administration. Former U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Judicial Redress Act into law last year, effectively expanding the scope of the Privacy Act of 1974 — which governs the use, collection, maintenance and dissemination of personally identifiable information stored by the federal agencies.

FireEye will provide NATO with intel about hackers

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

NATO, as the face of an allied Europe, faces a categorically different class of cyberthreats than nearly any other organization. Over the last several years, the alliance’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence has been progressively building a network of threat intelligence partnerships that spans multiple prominent U.S. firms, including Cisco and Symantec. On Thursday, NATO signed on another partner, a firm uniquely position to provide both technical and human intelligence about hackers: FireEye.

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