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Why complexity is the enemy of good cybersecurity

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 days ago

Symantec Federal Government VP Chris Townsend discusses how collaboration is the key to uprooting complexity and improving cybersecurity.

Previously unknown cyber-espionage group has successfully hacked in South America since 2015

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

"The tools they use are sophisticated," an analyst at Symantec says.

Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

Former U.S. spies say anti-virus software makes for a perfect espionage platform

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Popular anti-virus software companies are a prime target for intelligence agencies because most store large quantities of intuitive data on external servers and have direct, continuous access into their clients' networks, former U.S. intelligence officials and cybersecurity experts say.

AppGuard gets $30 million investment, wraps it in a boast

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"Our product has 100 percent efficacy," new CEO Jon Loew said. "We hope it remains that way."

'Nation-state' hackers increase sabotage attempts aimed at Western energy companies

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"We have not seen this scale of attack, the aggressiveness and penetration, in the U.S. before," one researcher said.

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