Windows Server 2016 security auditing for enhanced threat detection “Detecting malicious reconnaissance attempts to access SAM The Security Account Manager (SAM) is a database file, which stores users’ passwords. A common attack is to access SAM remotely to enumerate user groups, such as finding all the users in the local admin group on a server. On Windows Server 2016, when an attacker with insufficient privilege runs a query on the network to identify highly privileged…"Windows Server 2016 security auditing for enhanced threat detection"
Former CIA director says Russians spread misinformation on Jade Helm military exercise “Republican Gov. Greg Abbott was a Russian pawn and a useful idiot for Russian efforts to instill fear and distrust in our American institutions,” deputy executive director Manny Garcia said in a prepared statement. “Gullible Texas Republicans turned against the United States. … Abbott still owes the men and women of our armed forces, and every single Texan, an apology.”"Former CIA director says Russians spread misinformation on Jade Helm military exercise"
Are You Prepared for a Data Disaster? Equities.com Additionally, to prevent data loss and keep the data up to date, it is vital that you keep backing up your data on a consistent basis. This practice has a major role in data recovery if you need to use it in the future. For example, if your Outlook becomes corrupted, you can recover the lost data via backup ."Are You Prepared for a Data Disaster?"
CBA admits losing backup data for 20 million accounts Verdict The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has admitted losing bank data and records of almost 20 million customers. The data lost includes names, addresses, account numbers and bank statements. The data was stored on two magnetic tapes which were supposed to be destroyed by sub-contractor …"CBA admits losing backup data for 20 million accounts"
Hackers targeting hospital devices, healthcare industry Dayton Daily News Orangeworm’s end game is still a mystery, according to hospital security expert and C.E.O. of Dayton startup MediTechSafe, Pranav Patel. … the hacking group’s activity and at this point “there’s no information that could help determine the group’s origins,” according to Symantec’s Threat Intelligence blog."Hackers targeting hospital devices, healthcare industry"
The AI Cybersecurity Arms-Race: The Bad Guys Are Way Ahead Forbes Who will win the race to adopt artificial intelligence for cyber warfare: The defenders of vulnerable corporate networks or the cyber criminals constantly inventing new ways to attack them? The promise—or unrealistic hope—that AI will “transform the world,” has given rise to a number of significant races"The AI Cybersecurity Arms-Race: The Bad Guys Are Way Ahead"
North Korea Ramps Up ‘Operation GhostSecret’ Cyber Espionage Campaign Dark Reading “But North Korea’s pure intelligence-gathering capabilities are still not at the level of other more cyberespionage-experienced nations, Gundert says. “They’re not a China,” he says. “They have tools and can develop their own toolsets … [and have] experience in offensive campaigns, but it’s not as broad …”"North Korea Ramps Up ‘Operation GhostSecret’ Cyber Espionage Campaign"
Ransomware up 350% says 2018 Global Threat Intelligence Report SC Magazine UK Jon Heimerl, senior manager of the Threat Intelligence Communication Team, Global Threat intelligence Center at NTT Security, told SC Media UK: “The GTIR clearly demonstrates the uphill battle organisations face in achieving an optimal balance between operational security and compliance …"Ransomware up 350% says 2018 Global Threat Intelligence Report"
Christopher P. Skroupa Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Cybersecurity And The Human Element “Traditional measures to cybersecurity do not have the same impact against data breaches as they once had. What could once be protected by a password is no longer the case, and as organizations increasingly use cyber for business they increase the risk of leaving a larger, easily accessible cyber footprint.”"Cybersecurity And The Human Element"