Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.
Below you’ll find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles and/or our blog posts providing additional insight. Be sure to check back each Friday for highlights of the goings-on each week!
Devices with low security allow the potential for outside parties to monitor a user’s location, assets, income level, family members and other stored information.
Don’t simply sit there with a list of thousands or millions of vulnerabilities that you’ll figure out how to correct someday. Without plugging the worst of them, you can’t secure your environment.
Cybercriminals are also identifying new targets to focus on; our latest report highlights the latest threats affecting our world.
The incidents prove that defending assets in a healthcare environment isn’t as easy as some would have you think. In fact, given the wide range of devices on a given network, it can be nearly impossible.
A new focus on cybercrime tools could have some unforeseen consequences for white hat researchers.
An Australian grocer sent its master spreadsheet of customer information and redeemable codes for thousands of gift cards to hundreds of customers.
It’s not possible to know for sure whether US consumers fully appreciate the implications of selling their personal data. But what is certain from this report is that the IoT industry could do a much better job of communicating and educating customers, to get the transparency and user buy-in it needs to grow.
Expert Insights gives us a glimpse into the inner workings of their investigations, how their key observations relate to the general security landscape, and what they mean for society at large. The video features FTR researchers explaining what the Deep Web is and why it became notorious for being used as a place for trading illegal goods and services. More information will be coming with the first installment of the 2015 Cybercriminal Underground Economy Series (CUES).
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