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  • How can I tell if I’ve been hacked?

    Intrusion detection systems and firewalls that detect and prevent network compromise are critical elements in any secure network environment. But, let’s get real: Many people lack working backups and decent password controls, let alone dedicated defensive gear.

  • Adylkuzz malware campaign could eclipse WannaCrypt

    A new malware campaign exploits the same ‘EternalBlue’ SMB vulnerability revealed in a dump of hacking tools linked to the US National Security Agency and employed by the high-profile WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware.

  • NSW government keen to tackle cyber skills shortage

    A ‘speed networking’ event at NSW Parliament this week brought together representatives of 25 companies that are seeking the next generation of cyber security talent with 130 students from the state’s universities.

  • DDoS: A real threat that big data can help combat

    Imagine this: you’re trying to access your preferred news outlet online, but it isn’t available. So you try another one, and another one, then your Facebook account, then Twitter, but nothing is working.

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  • Breach detection: Five fatal flaws and how to avoid them

    IT Security today is not about defending a (non-existent) perimeter, but about protecting the organization's attack surface, which has changed dramatically due to the cloud, mobility, BYOD, and other advances in corporate computing that have caused fundamental shifts in network architecture and operations.

  • Digging Deeper into the Cisco ASA Firewall REST API

    Security orchestration methods and of course SDN is driving the need for programmable interfaces in  security products.  The Cisco ASA Firewall added a REST API back in December with the 9.3(2) code release.  I've asked Mason Harris, from Cisco, to write up a quick how-to primer on the ASA API capabilities.  Thank you Mason for the great information.

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  • FBI urges ransomware victims to step forward

    The FBI has issued a plea for those who have been hit by ransomware to report this to federal law enforcement so that the country can get a better sense of just how bad this problem really is.

  • How to stop hackers from reaching your deleted files

    What happens when you delete a file? Unknown to most, deleted data from a mobile phone can still be shared with others if not appropriately managed. In a worst-case scenario, this could end up in the hands of a hacker or e-criminal, and used against you.

  • 4 big plans to fix internet security

    Internet security is in crisis. These four proposals offer tangible solutions -- including one scheme to change the Internet's workings from top to bottom

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