Articles of interest from the week of September 20, 2021

Microsoft Warns of a Wide-Scale Phishing-as-a-Service Operation

Microsoft has opened the lid on a large-scale phishing-as-a-service (PHaaS) operation that's involved in selling phishing kits and email templates as well as providing hosting and

20 Sep 2021
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Articles of interest from the week of September 6, 2021

3 Metrics to Gauge Cybersecurity Program Health

Imagine the United Nations General Assembly with no translators—and people speaking dozens of different languages. That’s what it can be like when security teams share metrics and data with their

06 Sep 2021
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Articles of interest from the week of August 23, 2021

Backup Is Feeble Protection Against Ransomware

Protecting data against ransomware requires specialized solutions. The purpose of backup was to have a copy of data that can be recovered. Backup systems offer no protection for data or the computer

23 Aug 2021
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Articles of interest from the week of August 2, 2021

Security Breaches Where Working From Home Is Involved Are Costlier, Claims IBM Report

Firms looking to save money by shifting to more flexible ways of working will need to think carefully about IT security and the additional cost of breaches linked

02 Aug 2021
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Articles of interest from the week of July 19, 2021

A Risk Management Cybersecurity Imperative For State, Local & Tribal Governments

The cyber-attack using the SolarWinds vulnerability raised alarms throughout the federal government as many agency networks data were presumably compromised. The extent

19 Jul 2021
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Articles of interest from the week of July 5, 2021

Microsoft's Emergency Patch Fails to Fully Fix PrintNightmare RCE Vulnerability

Even as Microsoft expanded patches for the so-called PrintNightmare vulnerability for Windows 10 version 1607, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2016, it has come

05 Jul 2021
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