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April 08, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren takes a swing at corporate negligence in new legislation that may create jail risk for the C-suite. The bill is unlikely to advance, however.
March 25, 2019
FEMA's data exposure is another high-profile example of accidental data disclosures -- a trend that has some security experts calling for more focus on failed security controls.
January 29, 2019
A security researcher found more than 2,000 exposed MongoDB databases that revealed a backdoor-access account operated by the Russian government, according to a report from ZDNet.
January 10, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast discusses how a Chinese state-sponsored threat group known as APT10 hacked into managed service providers to gain access to their clients.
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Security expert Nick Lewis says dark web monitoring can help enterprises gather threat intelligence, but enterprises need to understand how to validate the data they find. Continue Reading
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A breach notification tool from Firefox Monitor and Have I Been Pwned could help consumers understand more quickly if their email or other vital information has been hacked. Continue Reading
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