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How one healthcare CISO is navigating the COVID-19 crisis

Security is in an “all hands on deck” situation at the healthcare organization as it pivots to a mostly remote working organization.

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How enterprise networking is changing with a work-at-home workforce

As the coronavirus spreads, public and private companies as well as government entities are requiring employees to work from home, putting unforeseen strain on all manner of networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security...

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Browser makers cite coronavirus, restore support for obsolete TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption

Long-in-the-tooth Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 encryption is getting a temporary reprieve from Google, Microsoft and Mozilla.

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Zoom pauses new feature development to focus on privacy, security

'Zoom-bombing' has become an unwelcome phenomenon as the video conferencing vendor gains users now that work-from-home has become commonplace.

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New coronavirus-era surveillance and biometric systems pose logistical, privacy problems

Governments and companies are using biometrics and geolocation to identify and track potential coronavirus victims in the name of public safety.

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Best antivirus software: 13 top tools

These top-ranking Windows 10 client antivirus products were tested on three primary criteria: protection, performance and usability.

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Update: Zoom issues fix for UNC vulnerability that lets hackers steal Windows credentials via chat

A Zoom vulnerability has surfaced, showing how a malicious URL dropped into a Zoom chat. Clicking the link could lead to the theft of your Windows credentials.

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Bug bounty platforms buy researcher silence, violate labor laws, critics say

The promise of crowdsourced cybersecurity, fueled by "millions of hackers," turns out to be a pipe dream, despite high-octane marketing from the bug bounty platforms.

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Weakness in Zoom for macOS allows local attackers to hijack camera and microphone

Zoom's use of insecure system APIs allow attackers to elevate privileges as well.

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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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Shield 3 devices with McAfee Total Protection for just $17, today only

Amazon has a one-day sale on McAfee Total Protection for three devices for just $17.

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Attack campaign hits thousands of MS-SQL servers for two years

Newly discovered Vollgar attack uses brute force to infect vulnerable Microsoft SQL servers at a high rate.

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Pandemic impact report: Security leaders weigh in

A new survey of security and IT leaders sheds light on how organizations across industries are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, how prepared they were, how vulnerable they are, and what the long-term impact may be.

Palo Alto grows SD-WAN platform buy snapping-up CloudGenix for $420M

Palo Alto looks to build up SD-WAN, SASE portfolio take on Cisco, VMware with CloudGenix technology

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How to prevent Zoom bombing by being smarter than Boris Johnson

UK prime minister Boris Johnson did something you shouldn't do: He shared his Zoom meeting's personal ID. Here's why that's a bad idea, and what to do to avoid "Zoom bombing" by strangers.

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How YubiKey Bio could make remote security concerns a thing of the past

Yubico will soon be launching its first biometric-powered security key, and in our new work-from-home world, it could be the way of the future.

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ADT Blue Indoor Camera review: Watches for intruders, listens for alarms

The Blue Indoor Camera is a DIY home-security cam from ADT that will alert you should it hear a CO2 or smoke alarm going off.

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10 Slack security tools compared

Slack does a good job of protecting its own code, but you'll need help to stop malware delivered through Slack messages or to avoid exposing personal information.

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