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huntonprivacyblog.com - Fight Against Robocalls Is Coming for Telemarketing Text Messages - Privacy & Information Security Law Blog
Fight Against Robocalls Is Coming for Telemarketing Text Messages - Privacy & Information Security Law Blog
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

As reported on the Hunton Retail Resource Blog, on October 20, 2021, a new wave in the fight against 'robocalls' is targeting telemarketing text messages. In the past six months, there has been an uptick in activity at both the state and federal…

itworldcanada.com - More infosec pros working in Canada, U.S. than ever, but there's still a talent gap: Study | IT World Canada News
More infosec pros working in Canada, U.S. than ever, but there's still a talent gap: Study | IT World Canada News
IT World Canada

Despite the pandemic, the number of cybersecurity pros in Canada and the U.S. jumped by double digits this year but there's still a talent gap, says the latest study by a certification authority. According to the calculations released Tuesday by…

irishtimes.com - Helen Warrell - Amazon strikes deal with UK spy agencies to host top-secret material
Amazon strikes deal with UK spy agencies to host top-secret material
The Irish Times

The UK's three spy agencies have contracted AWS, Amazon's cloud computing arm, to host classified material in a deal aimed at boosting the use of data analytics and artificial intelligence for espionage. The procurement of a high-security cloud…

darkreading.com - Nasrin Rezai - How We Can Narrow the Talent Shortage in Cybersecurity
How We Can Narrow the Talent Shortage in Cybersecurity
Dark Reading

Just watching the news in recent years — from WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks, to the recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack — cybersecurity is one of the most pressing issues of our time. In the past two decades, amateur hackers…

globalsecuritymag.com - West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust selects Zivver to empower staff and patients to share sensitive information securely and prevent data leaks
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust selects Zivver to empower staff and patients to share sensitive information securely and prevent data leaks
Network security

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust selects Zivver to empower staff and patients to share sensitive information securely and prevent data leaks Zivver announced West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) as a new customer, empowering the Trust's staff…

infosecurity-magazine.com - Sarah Coble - Nominations Sought for Global Cyber Awards
Nominations Sought for Global Cyber Awards
Infosecurity Magazine

The organizers of the Globee Business Awards are seeking nominations for the top performers in the cybersecurity industry. Star performers are being sought for the 18th Annual 2022 Cybersecurity Global Excellence Awards, which recognize…

itworldcanada.com - Latest Nobelium campaign targets victims via cloud providers and resellers: Microsoft | IT World Canada News
Latest Nobelium campaign targets victims via cloud providers and resellers: Microsoft | IT World Canada News
IT World Canada

Infosec leaders should watch for possible network compromises after Microsoft warned that at least 14 cloud service providers and resellers of technology products have been compromised since May by the Nobelium threat group, which, according to…

theregister.com - Gareth Corfield - Ransomware criminals have feelings too: BlackMatter abuse caused crims to shut down negotiation portal
Ransomware criminals have feelings too: BlackMatter abuse caused crims to shut down negotiation portal
The Register

Hurling online abuse at ransomware gangs may have contributed to a hardline policy of dumping victims' data online, according to counter-ransomware company Emsisoft. Earlier this month, the Conti ransomware gang declared it would publish victims'…

threatpost.com - David “moose” Wolpoff - Defending Assets You Don't Know About Against Cyberattacks
Defending Assets You Don't Know About Against Cyberattacks
Threatpost

Back in the 90s, we all used to build massive firewalls around our systems and spent our day-to-day resources looking for holes to patch. In theory, an impenetrable wall around everything you own is a great idea, because it protects even the things…

theregister.com - Gareth Corfield - SolarWinds attacker on the move: Russia's Nobelium crew has trebled attacks targeting MSPs, cloud resellers, says Microsoft
SolarWinds attacker on the move: Russia's Nobelium crew has trebled attacks targeting MSPs, cloud resellers, says Microsoft
The Register

Russia's Nobelium group – fingered as being a Russian state actor by both the United States and Britain – has massively ramped up phishing and password spraying attempts against managed service providers (MSPs) and cloud resellers…

businessinsider.com - Melia Russell - Clubhouse hires Anthony Falzone as its first general counsel
Clubhouse hires Anthony Falzone as its first general counsel
Business Insider

The social-audio app Clubhouse has hired its first general counsel, Insider has learned. Anthony Falzone is leaving Pinterest, where he was the deputy general counsel, after nine years. Clubhouse's team has grown from eight to more than 80…

theregister.com - Iain Thomson - Jeff Bezos wants to build a business park in space
Jeff Bezos wants to build a business park in space
The Register

Blue Origin is leading a consortium hoping to put the first commercial space station into orbit. The craft is set to combine research and tourism facilities, and provide an office address in space for businesses. Dubbed Orbital Reef, the two…

theregister.com - Simon Sharwood - South Korean telco goes down, blames DDoS attack, later admits its BGP broke
South Korean telco goes down, blames DDoS attack, later admits its BGP broke
The Register

Pretty ambitious – none of this Blue-Origin-led consortium can put humans in orbit yet Blue Origin is leading a consortium hoping to put the first commercial space station into orbit. The craft is set to combine research and tourism…

itpro.co.uk - Rene Millman - BlackMatter ransomware victims reclaim data using secret decryptor
BlackMatter ransomware victims reclaim data using secret decryptor
IT PRO

Victims of BlackMatter ransomware have been secretly getting their data back thanks to a flaw in the encryption found by a cyber security company. According to a blog post, researchers at Emsisoft discovered a critical flaw in the BlackMatter…

theregister.com - Richard Speed - The future: Windows streaming through notched Apple screens
The future: Windows streaming through notched Apple screens
The Register

Interview As Apple's devices continue to find favour with enterprise users, the fortress that is Windows appears to be under attack in the corporate world. Speaking to The Register as the Jamf Nation User Conference wound down, the software firm's…

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