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Cybersecurity Recap April 2020

April 27, 2020

Curated cybersecurity news

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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary

Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Learn More

Kaspersky offers free cybersecurity training to assist teams working remotely

Telecommuting comes with its own set of cybersecurity risks. Kaspersky has announced a free training module to help remote teams make more informed cybersecurity decisions. Learn More.

Cybersecurity for Buildings

If you need your building control and automation networks to be fully integrated into the IT infrastructure Secured by Cimetrics allows you to do that. Unlike past automation systems, all components of a Secured by Cimetrics network conform to IT norms expected by IT organizations. Learn More

WHO Officials Targeted by Cyber-Criminals as COVID-19 Pandemic Rages Ony

The World Health Organization has been under a lot of pressure in the last two months, not only due to the COVID-19 outbreak but also because of constant attacks on the digital front. Read More

Why Investing In Cybersecurity Makes Sense Right Now

It seems like new major cybersecurity breaches happen every day. While big-name victims like Adobe or Equifax tend to grab headlines, companies of every size are at increasingly high risk of an attack. Read More

Book Review: Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies

This second edition book provides a great cybersecurity overview for technology and security professionals as well as a needed comprehensive guide for new cyber pros entering the security field. Read More

Cybersecurity snubbed in stimulus package

Aid for states is not the only thing that didn’t make it into the $480 billion stimulus package President Trump signed today – funding for cybersecurity also was notably missing, something that security experts, policymakers and security experts hope Congress will rectify in future stimulus bills, particularly around election security.

In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., the Cybersecurity Coalition, Alliance for Digital Innovation, BSA, The Software Alliance, The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), Cyber Threat Alliance, Global Cyber Alliance and Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) pressed for funding for states and local governments to secure their systems, some of which provide “critical services, particularly as residents increasingly telework, access state resources online, and depend on” critical infrastructure owned and operated by those governments. Read More

15% of Small Businesses Experienced a Cybersecurity Threat in 2019

More than 1 in 10 small businesses faced a virus, hack, or data breach in 2019, revealing small businesses' cybersecurity vulnerability. Luckily, the majority of small businesses (67%) say they will devote more resources to cybersecurity in 2020. Read More



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