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7 things to do when your business is hacked

Hint: Success of the incident response team will depend heavily on the preparation done before the breach The first thing an IT security executive should do after the corporate network has been breached is fall back on the incident response plan that was put in place well before attackers got through the carefully constructed defenses. …

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Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec: On How To Tell If You Are Cyber Secure

Last Monday – the 15th – password storage maker LastPass was hacked, exposing the email addresses and encrypted master passwords of its users. Last Tuesday – the 16th – in Congressional testimony, House Oversight Chairman, Jason Chaffetz, said that federal cybersecurity “stinks” in response to the governmental breach that happened earlier this month, exposing the …

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Hunt for Deep Panda intensifies in trenches of U.S.-China cyberwar

Security researchers have many names for the hacking group that is one of the suspects for the cyberattack on the U.S. government’s Office of Personnel Management: PinkPanther, KungFu Kittens, Group 72 and, most famously, Deep Panda. But to Jared Myers and colleagues at cybersecurity company RSA, it is called Shell Crew, and Myers’ team is …

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Be paranoid: 10 terrifying extreme hacks

Any device with a computer chip can be hacked, but not all hacks are created equal. In fact, in a world where tens of millions of computers are compromised by malware every year and nearly every company’s network is owned, truly innovative or thought-provoking hacks are few and far between.

Survey Roundup: Execs Lack Visibility in IT Security

Oh, Say Can You See?: A survey of 350 C-suite executives by cybersecurity analytics company RedSeal found while 60% of respondents said they could “beyond a reasonable doubt” assure their boards the company was secure, 86% said there were gaps in their ability to see and understand all that was happening inside their networks.

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