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ConnectWise Says ScreenConnect Flaw Being Actively Exploited

Hackers are actively exploiting critical security flaws in ConnectWise’s remote desktop access tool just days after the software maker alerted customers of the vulnerabilities. ConnectWise learned of the bugs – tracked as CVE-2024-1709 (with ...

State Department Puts Up $10 Million for Info on LockBit Leaders

A day after U.S. and international law enforcement agencies disrupted the operations of notorious ransomware group LockBit, the State Department is offering up to $15 million in rewards for information about the gang’s leaders or its affiliates ...

Strata Identity Named a Representative Vendor in the 2024 Gartner® Reduce IAM Technical Debt Report

Strata’s Maverics Identity Orchestration platform cited for modernizing legacy identity management systems to cloud-based Identity and Access Management (IAM) suites  BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 22, 2024 – Strata Identity, the Identity ...

TEGWAR, AI and the FTC – Gov’t Agency Warns of Deceptive AI Contract Language

Data collection and use policies need to be reexamined because of AI. The FTC is trying to address the issue. The post TEGWAR, AI and the FTC – Gov’t Agency Warns of Deceptive AI Contract Language appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Techstrong Research: Navigating the Future of Security With Resilience

Techstrong Research explores what resilience and security look like for today's innovative, flexible, digital organizations. The post Techstrong Research: Navigating the Future of Security With Resilience appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Microsoft begins broadening free cloud logging capabilities

After select US federal agencies tested Microsoft’s expanded cloud logging capabilities for six months, Microsoft is now making them available to all agencies using Microsoft Purview Audit – regardless of license tier. “This ...

TikTok safety for schools: K-12 best practices

Social media is a hot topic in the K-12 school system. Now, with the rise of TikTok, educators have an entirely new mess on their hands. With major data privacy and security implications, understanding TikTok is key to protecting your students. ...

Understanding Email Delivery Failures: Causes and Solutions

Email delivery failures are a common occurrence that ... The post Understanding Email Delivery Failures: Causes and Solutions appeared first on EasyDMARC. The post Understanding Email Delivery Failures: Causes and Solutions appeared first on ...

Attackers exploiting ConnectWise ScreenConnect flaws, fixes available for all users (CVE-2024-1709, CVE-2024-1708)

The two ScreenConnect vulnerabilities ConnectWise has recently urged customers to patch have finally been assigned CVE numbers: CVE-2024-1709 for the authentication bypass, CVE-2024-1708 for the path traversal flaw. ConnectWise has also released ...

A Comprehensive Guide on GraphQL Testing

GraphQL has taken the API world by storm, offering flexibility and efficiency like never before. But with great power comes great responsibility, and ensuring your GraphQL API functions flawlessly is crucial. This comprehensive guide will equip ...

A step-by-step plan for safe use of GenAI models for software development

If you are a large-scale company, the recent AI boom hasn’t escaped your notice. Today AI is assisting in a large array of development-related and digital-related tasks, from content generation to automation and analysis. The development of AI ...

Attack velocity surges with average breakout time down to only 62 minutes

The speed of cyberattacks continues to accelerate at an alarming rate, according to CrowdStrike. Adversaries increasingly exploit stolen credentials The speed of cyberattacks continues to accelerate at an alarming rate. The report indicates that ...

Wire fraud scams escalate in real estate deals

In this Help Net Security video, Tyler Adams, CEO at CertifID, illustrates how the real estate sector needs to invest significant effort in educating consumers and implementing protective measures to safeguard real estate transactions. Recent ...

How Thales and Red Hat Protect Telcos from API Attacks

How Thales and Red Hat Protect Telcos from API Attacks madhav Thu, 02/22/2024 - 04:55 Application programming interfaces (APIs) power nearly every aspect of modern applications and have become the backbone of today’s economy. Every time you ...

MSPs undergo transformation in response to persistent cyber threats

2Organizations are increasingly turning to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to alleviate pressure on IT departments, according to SonicWall. Managed services have emerged as a game-changing solution, providing organizations with an additional ...

Cybersecurity fears drive a return to on-premise infrastructure from cloud computing

42% of organizations surveyed in the US are considering or already have moved at least half of their cloud-based workloads back to on-premises infrastructures, a phenomenon known as cloud repatriation, according to Citrix. The survey showed that ...

Cloud-Native Data Security Posture Management Deployments on AWS with Symmetry Systems

This blog originally appeared here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/apn/cloud-native-data-security-posture-management-deployments-on-aws-with-symmetry-systems/ With Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can manage the privacy of your data, control how ...

Dancho Danchev’s Law Enforcement and OSINT Operation "Uncle George" – A 2024 Update

What leads us to conclude while and when data mining publicly accessible forum communities used by cybercriminals? It's their digital footprint which often comes invaluable when doing research such as for instance the following user IDs. Sample ...

Assessing the Current State of Cyber and Cyber Military Deception Concepts Online – Part Two

So here it goes. This is the second part. Check out part one here. If it's going to be a cyber warfare doctrine make sure that China and Russian didn't copy it acting as copycats basically positioning themselves over a decade ago in military and ...

Builders, Withers, and Records – Java’s path to immutability

We know that immutable objects are easier to maintain, lead to fewer errors, and are multi-thread friendly. This article will show two different approaches to creating objects: Builders and Withers, along with a new type of immutable object in ...