Assange Indicted in US Under Espionage Act

Cybercrime , Data Loss , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Case May Prove to be One of the Most Significant First Amendment Challenges Scott Ferguson (@Ferguson_Writes) • May 23, 2019     Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange (Photo: David G. Silvers) A federal grand jury has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 18 counts under the U.S. Espionage Act for his role in publishing classified material, the Justice Department announced Thursday. See…

May 24, 2019
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Assange Now Faces 18 US Charges

Cybercrime , Data Loss , Fraud Management & Cybercrime WikiLeaks Founder Faces Indicted Under Espionage Act Scott Ferguson (@Ferguson_Writes) • May 23, 2019     Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange (Photo: David G. Silvers) (Watch for updates on this developing story.) See Also: 10 Incredible Ways You Can Be Hacked Through Email & How To Stop The Bad Guys A federal grand jury has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 18…

May 24, 2019
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Executive Roundtable Recap: “Confessions of a Healthcare CISO”

Challenges facing today’s CISOs such as becoming business enablers and the M&A landscape were discussed at a recent executive roundtable in Chicago. John Petrie, CEO NTT Security Americas and Frank Negro, Global Practice Leader, Healthcare Strategic Consulting, NTT Data Services, discuss their takeaways in an exclusive audio interview. Petrie is CEO of NTT Security Americas and is responsible for managing the growing client security challenges through the NTT operating companies…

May 24, 2019
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Bestmixer Cryptocurrency Laundering Site Shuttered

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) , Compliance , Cybercrime Authorities Say ‘Mixer’ Site Laundered Nearly $200 Million Worth of Cryptocurrencies Scott Ferguson (@Ferguson_Writes) • May 23, 2019     European police have shuttered Bestmixer.io, considered one of the largest underground money laundering websites for cryptocurrencies. See Also: Webinar | Beyond Managed Security Services: SOC-as-a-Service for Financial Institutions Over the course of a year, the site helped “mix” over $200 million in bitcoin…

May 23, 2019
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Increase Detection & Effectiveness to Targeted Attacks

Proactive Malware Intelligence & Increasing ROI of SIEM & SOAR Deployments May 22, 2019     With today’s challenges from an increasingly hostile threat landscape, combined with a lack of people, expertise, and budget, organizations are driving toward optimizing their SIEM and SOAR solutions in order to get the highest return their investment. Of the greatest areas of unmet need with SIEM and SOAR solutions, obtaining the right file-level intelligence…

May 22, 2019
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Google Stored Unhashed G Suite Passwords for Years

Passwords Remained Encrypted for Enterprise Users Scott Ferguson (@Ferguson_Writes) • May 22, 2019     Google is notifying G Suite enterprise users and administrators this week that the company had inadvertently stored passwords in an unhashed, but still encrypted, state for several years because of a flaw in the platform’s administration console. See Also: Webinar | The Future of Adaptive Authentication in Financial Services Although a subset of G Suite…

May 22, 2019
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How does API Management Complement IAM?

Flat-out, traditional IAM practices are insufficient to secure a modern enterprise that relies on such diverse endpoints and connected devices. But API management can play a strong complementary role, says Jay Thorne of CA Technologies, a Broadcom company. Thorne, head of product management for the Broadcom Layer7 API management product family, explains this emerging role. “You have to be able to look at the APIs and be able to protect…

May 22, 2019
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Database May Have Exposed Instagram Data for 49 Million

Data Loss , Governance , Privacy Email Addresses, Phone Numbers Potentially Exposed Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • May 21, 2019     Source: Instagram There’s been a potential leak of personally identifiable information from Instagram, but it’s not clear yet whether the data came directly came from the social media company. See Also: Webinar | Beyond Managed Security Services: SOC-as-a-Service for Financial Institutions Security researcher Anurag Sen found a database online…

May 21, 2019
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Database May Have Exposed Instagram Personal Data

Data Loss , Governance , Privacy Email Addresses, Phone Numbers for 49 Million People Potentially Exposed Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • May 21, 2019     Source: Instagram There’s been a potential leak of personally identifiable information from Instagram, but it’s not clear yet whether the data came directly came from the social media company. See Also: Webinar | Beyond Managed Security Services: SOC-as-a-Service for Financial Institutions Security researcher Anurag Sen…

May 21, 2019
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Whistleblower Everett Stern: ‘Do the Right Thing’

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) , Compliance , Video “If You See Something, Say Something’ Applies to Banks, Money Laundering Tom Field (SecurityEditor) • May 20, 2019     Everett Stern, CEO and intelligence director, Tactical Rabbit It’s been nearly seven years since HSBC was fined $1.9 billion by U.S. authorities for money laundering violations involving international drug cartels. But Everett Stern, the former employee who blew the whistle on the bank,…

May 21, 2019
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