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In letter to senators, Amazon's Ring defends cybersecurity policies

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

After a series of security incidents involving products made by Amazon-owned Ring, the home security company is defending its practices.

Sens. Warren, Wyden want to know if Amazon shares some blame for the Capital One breach

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Capital One had shifted to AWS to modernize its business.

Amazon Web Services finds no 'significant issues' at other companies allegedly breached by Paige Thompson

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

AWS, which serves millions of cloud customers, said it will be more proactive in helping clients detect misconfiguations.

NIST is preparing guidance on how to share .zip files in a more secure way

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Just because you compressed hundreds of files into a single folder doesn't mean that's secure. And now Sen. Ron Wyden is worried.

FEC approves anti-spearphishing service for campaigns at low cost

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Security vendor Area 1 previously argued it's not trying to curry favor with candidates, and that it receives business value in collecting intelligence from attacks aimed at campaigns.

How secure is that .zip file? One senator is urging NIST to weigh in

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

“Many people incorrectly believe password-protected .zip files can protect sensitive data. Indeed, many password-protected .zip files can be easily broken with off-the-shelf hacking tools,” Sen. Ron Wyden writes in a letter to the federal agency.

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