Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Xero ups the ante for online accounting

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Life seems to be one big bowl of cherries for cloud-based accounting vendor Xero. At Xerocon US, it announced that subscriber numbers worldwide had passed the 500,000 mark. Not bad for...
OPM Cybersecurity alert

OPM issues advice to 4m Americans

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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) manage the hiring, work conditions and pensions of Federal employees in the US. This week it has admitted to being the target of a massive...
IBM Security

IBM claims insider threat still the top security risk

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IBM has published its latest X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly (registration required). The tagline to the report is  Malicious or inadvertent, an insider threat to your enterprise “crown jewels” can cause significant damage....
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Police accessed comms data 700,000 in 3 years

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Big Brother Watch has just published a report that shows UK police forces are requesting access to communications data 670 times per day or 1 request every 2 minutes. It has...
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Amazon Web Services email risks customer data

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Amazon Web Services has begun to send out emails threatening to close customer accounts unless they provide large amounts of personal data via fax. The emails started going out on 20th May...
Pacnet

Telstra admits Pacnet breach

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Telstra has made public a security breach at its recent acquisition Pacnet. According to the press release the breach occurred before the $697 million deal with Pacnet was finalised and once...
OpenStack

OpenStack interoperability and federated identity

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At the OpenStack Summit taking place in Vancouver Canada, the two big announcements from day one are interoperability and federated identity. Both of these announcements should help reduce the concern that...
Force India

Tableau Online 9.0 accelerates analytics

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Tableau has announced the immediate availability of its Tableau Online 9.0 Software as a Service (SaaS), Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics service. This release comes a month after Tableau released its core...
Oracle Database as a Service

Oracle brings Database as a Service to OpenStack

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Oracle and Mirantis have announced that they will collaborate to bring Database as a Service (DBaaS) to OpenStack. The plan is to enable Oracle Multitenant on the OpenStack Murano application catalogue making...
Mirantis Software Gears

Mirantis to gain Platform as a Service

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Mirantis and Pivotal have announced that they intend to integrate Cloud Foundry with OpenStack. The detail of the announcement was laid out in a blog by John Jainschigg, Technical Solutions Marketing...

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Telos launches Epios Project for anonymous COVID-19 testing

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Telos has launched the Epios Project. Designed to facilitate anonymous testing for COVID-19 and other epidemics, this epidemic disease project will include anonymous testing...
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Are remote workers slacking off?

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80% of remote workers in the US admit to slacking off now they are at home, at least that’s what they told SellCell in...
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Will US legislation stop COVID-19 apps leaking user data?

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COVID-19 contact tracing apps are leaking user data according to security company Avast. It claims that rushing apps to market has meant skimping on...
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Spyware and stalkerware usage surges during lockdown

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The use of spyware and stalkerware has surged during the lockdown, claims Avast. It says usage of these privacy busting apps for the period...
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Qlik discovers importance of data analytics in fight against COVID-19

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Qlik completed two surveys in 2020 that helped identify the changing use of data analytics in NHS Trusts in the UK due to COVID-19....
Symbol

Symbol and wine fraud prevention by blockchain

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Symbol from NEM (Symbol) has developed an enterprise blockchain designed to work in critical load situations – such as networks requiring very high speeds...
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Forter launches smart routing solution for automated payments

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Forter, an eCommerce fraud prevention provider, has launched Forter Smart Routing. It is an automated payment routing solution to help merchants prevent revenue...
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APT activity is targeting COVID-19 research

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Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) activity is on the increase with nation-state backed attacks targeting COVID-19 research. The claim comes from NTT Ltd in its...
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CVA publishes key ceremony guidelines for digital asset protection

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The Crypto Valley Association (CVA) has published its 'Trusted Key Ceremony Guidelines' This is an initiative coming from the from CVA's Cybersecurity Working Group....
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Kooomo launches Pick & Pack app to improve grocery online shopping experience

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Kooomo, the digital eCommerce specialist, has launched an innovative Pick and Pack app. It has developed the app to improve the online shopping experience...
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How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC?

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Life in the SOC (Security Operation Center) is rarely slow. But as COVID-19 raged around the world and organisations scrambled to adapt to mass...
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Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group

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Cosmic Lynx is a new Business Email Compromise (BEC) group. Unlike most BEC scams that originate in Nigeria, this one comes from Russia. To...
Xage

Xage Security and MFA for industrial operations, including legacy IoT

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Xage Security (Xage) is introducing a new Multiple-Factor Authentication (MFA) offering. It will enable industrial organisations to protect entire operations across a variety of...
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monday.com integrates to Microsoft Teams

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monday.com has announced that it has integrated Microsoft Teams into its Work OS platform. This is the first of several announcements in the coming...