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Week in review: Rail transport cybersecurity, “verified” OAuth apps used to infiltrate organizations

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos: Mounting cybersecurity pressure is creating headaches in railway boardrooms In this Help Net Security interview, Dimitri van Zantvliet is the Cybersecurity Director/CISO of Dutch Railways, and co-chair to the Dutch and European Rail ISAC, talks about cyber attacks on railway systems, build a practical cybersecurity approach, as well as cyber legislation. Critical OpenEMR vulnerabilities may allow attackers to access patients’ … More → The post Week in review: Rail transport cybersecurity, “verified” OAuth apps used to infiltrate organizations appeared first on Help Net Security.
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ExtraHop and Binary Defense join forces to protect customers against advanced threats

ExtraHop partners with Binary Defense to offer Reveal(x) 360, ExtraHop’s SaaS-based network detection and response (NDR) solution, as a managed service. As threats rapidly evolve, cybersecurity teams are finding themselves more strapped for resources than ever before, with shrinking budgets and widening talent gaps. Highlighting these concerns, ExtraHop’s 2022 Cyber Confidence Index cited training as a top challenge when it comes to defending against cyberattacks. To better address this vulnerability, ExtraHop and Binary Defense are … More → The post ExtraHop and Binary Defense join forces to protect customers against advanced threats appeared first on Help Net Security.
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Gigamon names Chaim Mazal as CSO

Gigamon announced that Chaim Mazal has been named Chief Security Officer (CSO), joining the Gigamon executive leadership team and will report directly to President and CEO Shane Buckley. Mr. Mazal will be responsible for global security, information technology, network operations, governance, risk, compliance, and internal business systems, as well as the security of Gigamon product offerings. Prior to joining Gigamon, Mr. Mazal served in several executive leadership positions, most recently at Kandji as the SVP … More → The post Gigamon names Chaim Mazal as CSO appeared first on Help Net Security.
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Assemblyline as a Malware Analysis Sandbox, (Sat, Feb 4th)

If you are looking for a malware sandbox that is easy to install and maintain, Assenblyline (AL) [1] is likely the system you want to be part of your toolbox. “Once a file is submitted to Assemblyline, the system will automatically perform multiple checks to determine how to best process the file. One of Assemblyline's most powerful functionalities is its recursive analysis model.”[2]
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How agency leaders can prepare for more aggressive House oversight

A partisan divide between the White House and Congress could have big repercussions for the career federal workforce. Here’s what agency leaders can do to prepare.
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Office 365 Backup For Dummies

This Office 365 Backup For Dummies e Book is the best guide for learning the what, why and how of Microsoft Office 365 data protection. It will help you develop an effective Office 365 backup and recovery strategy.
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January jobs report a mixed bag for tech workers

The unemployment rate remains low, a sign laid off workers were absorbed back into the market, CompTIA said. But the number of tech occupations dropped.
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Southwest names CIO as transformation efforts unfold

Lauren Woods, an executive with more than a decade at Southwest, takes over for CIO Kathleen Merrill, who became executive advisor.
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Modern Cloud Data Protection Best Practices

In this session you will learn about how to protect your data, the importance of air gaps and immutability, how to manage your costs, and finally the best ways to secure your data.
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Inability to prevent bad things from happening seen as the worst part of a security job

83% of organizations experienced more than one data breach in 2022. However, 97% of respondents feel confident that they are well-equipped with the tools and processes needed to prevent and identify intrusions or breaches, according to Exabeam. “The findings indicate a sizable disconnect between market promises and team perceptions. As a result, teams lack the holistic visibility and context to zero in on adversary behaviour to identify the causes of major incidents and breaches. As … More → The post Inability to prevent bad things from happening seen as the worst part of a security job appeared first on Help Net Security.
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