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How to fix facebook? We asked 9 experts

Posted by   /  November 1, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Farhad Manjoo and Kevin Roose | The New York Times Colin Stretch, the general counsel of Facebook, appeared on Tuesday before senators who are investigating how Russia spread misinformation online during the 2016 presidential campaign. Along with Google and Twitter, Facebook has been blamed for helping Russian agents influence the outcome of the election. […]

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Protect your email from latest hacking trend; wire fraud plaguing real estate industry, says Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigator focusing on cybersecurity

Posted by   /  October 30, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Real Estate  /  No Comments

RealtorMag Many real estate professionals have become keenly aware of targeted wire fraud scams that include email impersonation tactics. A growing avenue cyber criminals are using to get highly sensitive financial data is known as spear phishing, according to Asaf Cidon, vice president of content security for Barracuda Networks, a data protection company. Spear phishing is a highly targeted and […]

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Senators say feds leave local officials on their own on cybersecurity

Posted by   /  October 20, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Isaac Windes | Cronkite News An empty chair fielded question after question from an angry Senate panel Thursday, after a White House cybersecurity coordinator invoked executive privilege and skipped the hearing. Representatives from the FBI, the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security testified beside the empty chair, telling the Senate Armed Services Commitee […]

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2017’s states most vulnerable to identity theft & fraud

Posted by   /  October 18, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

See where Arizona lands WalletHub Equifax has proven that absolutely no one is immune to cybercrime. In September 2017, the credit bureau announced that it had fallen victim to one of the biggest data breaches in recent history. As a result of the hack, an estimated 145.5 million American consumers’ information had been compromised. Indeed, […]

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Intel takes on money launderers

Posted by   /  October 12, 2017  /  Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

By Steve LeVine | Axios Intel Wednesday released intelligent software that targets money-laundering — the methods that corrupt autocrats, narcotics traffickers, and sanctions-busters use to legitimize their illicit cash. Why it matters: There’s a broad commercial struggle going on between Intel and chip rivals like Nvidia, with which it is in a death grip for […]

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Secretary of State: Arizona’s election hacking was ‘much ado about nothing’

Posted by   /  October 6, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

KTAR.COM Officials with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office said reports that hackers believed to be directed by the Russian government breached Arizona’s state election database last year were “much ado about little or nothing.” Before the 2016 presidential election, the FBI said it uncovered information that hackers breached Arizona’s state election database in an […]

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BeyondTrust names the 5 deadly sins related to why data breaches occur, and how to fix it; Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigator focusing on cybersecurity, stresses increased ‘oversight’

Posted by   /  September 22, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

By Hayley Ringle | Phoenix Business Journal With so many data breaches originating from the abuse or misuse of privileged credentials, Phoenix-based cybersecurity software provider BeyondTrust Software Inc. has identified the five deadly sins of privileged access management. After surveying nearly 500 IT professionals from around the world during May and June with involvement in privileged access […]

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How Equifax breach could hurt home sales; Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigator focusing on cybersecurity, says ‘breach could complicate everything’

Posted by   /  September 19, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Real Estate  /  No Comments

RealtorMag The recent Equifax data breach, which exposed the personal information of about 143 million Americans—one of the largest hacks on record—could put home sales at risk. For consumers trying to get a mortgage, the data breach, which compromised people’s Social Security numbers, addresses, and credit card information, could stall their loan approval or put them […]

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Arizona edges to front of states eyeing anti-hacking technology

Posted by   /  August 16, 2017  /  Cybersecurity, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The sponsor of an Arizona law that allows electronic signatures on contracts is calling that measure a “little stab” at adopting blockchain technology that backers call “bulletproof” to hacking. /Photo by Yuri Samoilov/Creative Commons By Nathan J. Fish | Cronkite News efore Arizona could be recognized as a leader in blockchain technology legislation there was […]

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Hackers’ little helpers: employees with bad ‘cyber-hygiene’

Posted by   /  August 11, 2017  /  Cybersecurity  /  No Comments

Governments are starting to realize that cybersecurity isn’t just the responsibility of the IT department By Katherine Barrett & Richard Greene | Governing On this year’s list of top 10 policy and technology priorities, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) named cybersecurity No. 1. When people think about cybersecurity, they often focus […]

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