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infosecurity-magazine.com - Infosecurity Magazine's Infosec Advent Calendar
Infosecurity Magazine's Infosec Advent Calendar
Infosecurity Magazine

Infosecurity Magazine presents it's Infosec Advent Calendar – brand new for 2020 – bringing you a security tip from an industry expert every day as we count down to Christmas! Security tip for December 1: Focus more on the mental…

infosecurity-magazine.com - James Coker - Out & Proud: Being LGBTQ+ in Cybersecurity
Out & Proud: Being LGBTQ+ in Cybersecurity
Infosecurity Magazine

Get up-to-the-minute news and opinions, plus access to a wide assortment of Information Security resources that will keep you current and informed. Please send me your eNewsletter Nickname This will be used to identify you if you take part in our…

hbr.org - Want to See the Future of Digital Health Tools? Look to Germany.
Want to See the Future of Digital Health Tools? Look to Germany.
Harvard Business Review

In late 2019, Germany's parliament passed the Digital Healthcare Act (Digitale-Versorgung-Gesetz, or DVG) — an ambitious law designed to catalyze the digital transformation of the German health care system, which has historically been a…

techcrunch.com - Jonathan Shieber - BlackBerry shares rocket upwards AWS deal to integrate sensor data in vehicles
BlackBerry shares rocket upwards AWS deal to integrate sensor data in vehicles
TechCrunch

BlackBerry shares shot up in early trading on news that the company will partner with Amazon Web Services to jointly develop and market its vehicle data integration and monitoring platform, IVY. BlackBerry stock was up 35% or $2.11 at the opening…

climateandsecurity.org - Francesco Femia & Caitlin Werrell - In Case You Missed It: A Summary of the Latest Climate Science Information (and Its Security Implications)
In Case You Missed It: A Summary of the Latest Climate Science Information (and Its Security Implications)
The Center for Climate & Security

In case you missed it, the World Meteorological Organization brought together multiple entities, including United Nations-affiliated organizations and others, to publish their collective information on the latest climate science at the end of the…

securelist.com - Maria Namestnikova - Healthcare security in 2021
Healthcare security in 2021
Securelist

The pandemic has turned 2020 into a year of medicine and information technology. The remarkable surge in the criticality level of medical infrastructure, coupled with feasible across-the-board digitalization, led to many of our last year's…

thepoke.co.uk - When you need to confirm you're not a robot' is far too relatable and very funny
When you need to confirm you're not a robot' is far too relatable and very funny
The Poke

Since coronavirus landed, we've been bound to our cyber lives more than ever before, with “You're on mute!” being one of the most frequently used phrases of the year. This means we've had even more occasions on which we've had to…

cointelegraph.com - Samuel Haig - BTC Markets privacy breach exposes all customers to potential phishing attacks
BTC Markets privacy breach exposes all customers to potential phishing attacks
Cointelegraph

Major Australian cryptocurrency exchange BTC Markets accidentally exposed the full name and email addresses of all of its customers in a marketing email sent to each affected individual on Dec. 1. The emails were sent in batches of 1,000, meaning…

zdnet.com - Danny Palmer - What is cyber insurance? Everything you need to know about what it covers and how it works
What is cyber insurance? Everything you need to know about what it covers and how it works
ZDNet

Cyberattacks of all types are an increasingly large problem for all organisations, and as a result many are turning to cyber insurance as a means of protection against some of the effects of an incident. But what is cyber insurance, how does it…

technologyreview.com - MIT Technology Review's CyberSecure
MIT Technology Review's CyberSecure
MIT Technology Review

What you can expect from MIT Technology Review Presenters are invited based on proven experience and relevance to timely and pressing topics. Our online program enables speakers to network with attendees throughout the event. Get practical…

darkreading.com - John Roman - Can't Afford a Full-time CISO? Try the Virtual Version
Can't Afford a Full-time CISO? Try the Virtual Version
Dark Reading

A vCISO can align a company's information security program to business strategy and budgeting guidance to senior management. Ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of a company's, their users', and their customers' information…

bloomberg.com - Julia Fioretti - China Resources Mixc Said to Raise $1.6 Billion in Hong Kong IPO
China Resources Mixc Said to Raise $1.6 Billion in Hong Kong IPO
Bloomberg

Property management firm prices shares at top of the range Developers are spinning off their service units at record pace Property management company China Resources Mixc Lifestyle Services Ltd. has raised $1.58 billion after pricing its Hong Kong…

darkreading.com - Sander Vinberg - The Cybersecurity Skills Gap: It Doesn't Have to Be This Way
The Cybersecurity Skills Gap: It Doesn't Have to Be This Way
Dark Reading

Once it becomes clear that off-the-shelf experts aren't realistic at scale, cultivating entry-level talent emerges as the only long-term solution -- not just for a hiring organization but for the field as a whole. The cybersecurity skills gap has…

techrepublic.com - Lance Whitney - How to protect your personal data from being sold on the Dark Web
How to protect your personal data from being sold on the Dark Web
TechRepublic

Cybercriminals who capture your personal information often do one of two things with it. They'll either use it themselves to directly hack your accounts, or they'll sell it on the Dark Web. And once your personal data is up for sale, buyers can use…

appleinsider.com - Mike Peterson - Updated backdoor malware again targeting macOS users in Vietnam
Updated backdoor malware again targeting macOS users in Vietnam
AppleInsider

A new version of an existing macOS backdoor thought to be tied to a nation-state hacking group is targeting Vietnamese Mac users. Credit: Malcolm Owen, AppleInsider The updated piece of malware can provide an attacker access to a compromised…

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