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More than money: How to woo cybersecurity professionals – CIO Dive

The following is a guest article from Wesley Simpson, (ISC)² COO. Today’s cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. Millions of jobs need to be filled, yet most companies can’t keep the talent that they have. Why? Because employees want to know that they are valued and that the organizations they …

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SA congressman in vulnerable seat increases his focus on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence – San Antonio Express-News

Photo: Billy Calzada /San Antonio Express-News Will Hurd represents a con gressional district split nearly evenly along partisan lines. Will Hurd represents a con gressional district split nearly evenly along partisan lines. Photo: Billy Calzada /San Antonio Express-News Republican Rep. Will Hurd is moving into his most futuristic and, some …

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'Fauxpersky' malware steals and sends passwords to an attacker's inbox – ZDNet

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) A newly-discovered keylogger malware has been found infecting computers in the wild. Though the malware is far from advanced, it’s efficient at stealing passwords. Researchers at Cybereason, a Boston, Mass.-based security firm, call the malware “Fauxpersky,” as it impersonates the Russian antivirus software Kaspersky. The keylogger is …

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Bundeswehr cybersecurity center trains elite counterhackers … – Deutsche Welle

Gabi Dreo, a professor of IT security and the executive director of Germany’s Code research institute, has big plans. She walked briskly across the campus of Munich’s Bundeswehr University and pointed to a large open area that includes a field and a parking lot. “We can really make use of this …

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From pranks to nuclear sabotage, this is the history of malware – Digital Trends

Digital Trends From pranks to nuclear sabotage, this is the history of malwareDigital TrendsSince the dawn of modern computing, software has been as capable as the programmers who created it. Their intentions became its capabilities, and that’s brought us a world of wondrous and powerful applications across a wide variety …

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Taking Cyber Security to the Next Level with R3Sec – Bitcoinist

Bitcoinist.net · March 31, 2018 · 7:00 pm Cyber attacks already take a heavy toll on companies the world over, and things are only going to get worse. However, R3Sec offers a solution to minimize intrusion time while making life miserable for would-be cybercriminals. Cyber Attacks Cost Companies Billions Cybersecurity …

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Android Monero-mining malware can destroy phones, and it's nearly impossible to remove – TechRepublic

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: A newly discovered Android malware called HiddenMiner is capable of preventing uninstallation and can mine cryptocurrency so aggressively it overheats and destroys infected devices. HiddenMiner can do more damage to pre-Nougat versions of Android. Keep devices up to …

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Main Street Cybersecurity: Can Email Be Safe? – CTOvision (blog)

InfowarCon 18 again plans to unite a highly culled group of political, military, academic, DIYer, and commercial cyber-leaders and thinkers from around the world to examine the current, future, and potential hostile use of cyber and related information technologies and how to neutralize the current ones. This year InfoWarCon is …

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EnSilo Malware Protection Gives Red Bull Security Team Wings – SDxCentral

EnSilo’s endpoint security platform protected Red Bull from the WannaCry ransomware attack last year — and helps Jimmy Heschl, the energy drink maker’s head of digital security, sleep at night. “Always the key metric is good sleep-ablity, so I can sleep better,” he said. “And malware, that’s really a pain …

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Finding The Right Cybersecurity Expert For Your Organization – Chief Executive Group

Today’s business landscape requires organizations to be increasingly dependent on the strength of their cybersecurity teams, and understanding how to hire a legitimate expert in the field is critical. But cybersecurity is an industry that continues to evolve, and it is a challenge for businesses to identify unique, valuable skills …

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