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Buyer Beware: Making Sure You Spend Your PC Dollars Wisely

In today’s financial landscape, both individuals and businesses have been tightening their belts to greater degrees than ever before. People simply want to conserve whatever cash they have, and this is rightfully so in these uncertain times. But keep in mind that with the remote workforce of today, there are certain gadgets that are an ...

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Advanced Persistent Threats

A trend that has dramatically shifted in this COVID19 pandemic is that the Cyberattacker is now taking their own sweet time to launch their threat vectors.  Gone are the days of the “Smash and Grab” campaigns, where they would take all that they could in one attempt. Now, they are carefully studying their targets in smaller ...

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KAMIND Makes Donation to Morrison Child & Family Services

Thank you to all who attended Into The Breach 2020 Presented by KAMIND IT & Circadence! Due to your attendance, KAMIND was able to write a check to Morrison Child and Family Services for $2000.00! The amount raised by registration fees for Into The Breach 2020 was matched by KAMIND IT and donated #nonprofit #charities ...

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Adware found in 21 Android apps with more than 7 million downloads

Written by Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day – October 26th, 2020 Six of the 21 apps are still available on the Google Play Store. Google has removed 15 of 21 Android applications from the official Play Store over the weekend following a report from Czech antivirus maker Avast. The security firm said the apps were infected with a ...

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Breach at Dickey’s BBQ Smokes 3M Cards

Written for Krebs on Security – October 20th, 2020 One of the digital underground’s most popular stores for peddling stolen credit card information began selling a batch of more than three million new card records this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the data was stolen in a lengthy data breach at more than 100 Dickey’s Barbeque Restaurant ...

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, October 2020 Edition

Written by Krebs On Security – October 20th, 2020 It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! In keeping with that theme, if you (ab)use Microsoft Windows computers you should be aware the company shipped a bevy of software updates today to fix at least 87 security problems in Windows and programs that run on top of the operating system. ...

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Next Generation Firewall & The Remote Workforce

It looks like now that Remote Working will be here for quite some time to come.  Because of this, IT Security teams are still scrambling to come up with ways in which to shore up their lines of defenses, especially when it comes to protecting the Personal Identifiable Information (PII) datasets of both employees and ...

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Top CISO KPIs to Help Measure Your Team’s Effectiveness

Whether we like it or not, the performance of our jobs is reflected in both the metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that have been assigned to us. The world of Cybersecurity is also well known for this, but which ones are important for your IT Security staff? We will explore some of the major ...

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Ransomware Victims That Pay Up Could Incur Steep Fines from Uncle Sam

Written by KrebsOnSecurity – October 20th, 2020 Companies victimized by ransomware and firms that facilitate negotiations with ransomware extortionists could face steep fines from the U.S. federal government if the crooks who profit from the attack are already under economic sanctions, the Treasury Department warned today. In its advisory (PDF), the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control ...

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Microsoft 365 and Azure Security Product name changes

As announced at Microsoft Ignite 2020, the following product names have changed: Microsoft Threat Protection is now Microsoft 365 Defender Azure Advanced Threat Protection → Microsoft Defender for Identity Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection → Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection → Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Azure Security Centre Standard Edition ...

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