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Failure to Communicate Hamstrings Cyberdefenders

"Thirty-one percent is a big number to say they never communicate with their executive teams. That's not healthy," said Jeff Debrosse, director of security labs at Websense. "That would clearly support why some security professionals believe that their executive management do...

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Security Pros Struggle With Cyberthreat Angst

"These findings are eye-opening," Jeff Debrosse, director of security labs at Websense, told TechNewsWorld Although the organizations participating in the survey had security systems in place to fight threats, the security pros didn't have a lot of faith in their effectiveness...

Heartbleed’s Never-Ending Drip, Drip, Drip

One solution is for enterprises to leverage their mobile device management solutions to granularly control access to enterprise resources, Jeff Debrosse, Websense's director of security research, told the E-Commerce Times. This can be tied to policies that can be changed over time to reflect an upgraded security posture...

SEA Hackers Muck Up CNN Sites

Targeting large organizations such as The New York Times, Twitter and The Huffington Post "both demonstrates SEA's technical capabilities to disrupt key Internet sites and services, and to make political statements through their attacks," Jeff Debrosse, a director of security research at Websense, told TechNewsWorld...

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Bitcoin’s Popularity Attracts Malware Writers

"They can use scraping to retrieve raw data or gain intelligence about the layout of a POS system," Jeff Debrosse, director of security labs at Websense, told TechNewsWorld Because the malware was found on thousands of POS stations, it probably was distributed from Target's se...

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Navigating the New Cybercrime Threatscape, Part 4

Part 1 of this series discusses the history of cybercrime. Part 2 looks into common varieties of malware currently found in the wild. Part 3 explores strategies for increasing your resistance to cybercrime ...

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Navigating the New Cybercrime Threatscape, Part 3

Part 1 of this series discusses the history of cybercrime. Part 2 looks into common varieties of malware currently found in the wild ...

Navigating the New Cybercrime Threatscape, Part 2

Part 1 of this series discusses the history of cybercrime ...

Navigating the New Cybercrime Threatscape, Part 1

Cybercrime is pervasive, pandemic and increasingly connected with other parts of the criminal ecosystem. It ranges from the theft of an individual's identity to the complete disruption of a country's Internet connectivity due to a massive attack against its networking and computing resources. This is the first in a four-part series that will look at the history of cybercrime, its pervasiveness today, and how it has and will continue to impact society...

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With Great Amounts of Data Comes Great Responsibility

Data loss prevention: It's come to be one of the terms that we have become unusually familiar with. Data loss prevention isn't about the outright cessation of the loss of personal records; it's about reducing the risk to an acceptable level. There isn't a quadrant in health, finance, construction or any other sector that doesn't have some measure of risk. When the frequency and cost of data breaches outweigh other security concerns, it is time to reassess the risks...

Are Banks Short-Changing You on Security?

"We are seeing in the past year a doubling of phishing attackstargeting bank customers," Jeff Debrosse, research director at ESET, told the E-Commerce Times. "As things become more uncertain, we are seeing more ID thefts." Blindsiding Banks...

Hackers Having Field Day With IE Zero Day Attacks

In other words, someone could attack IE 7 by filling the process stack with a tremendous amount of memory, explained Jeff Debrosse, research director at ESET. When IE subsequently crashes, it's left in a state that makes it vulnerable to a remote exploit, he told TechNewsWorl...

The Growing Perils of Online Game-Play

"Criminals follow the money trail, regardless if it's physical or not," Jeff Debrosse, director of research at ESET, told TechNewsWorld The security risk to online gamers has topped ESET's threat list for the past few months and the firm's statistics indicate the problem is gr...

Elon Musk's Dec. 2 action to release The Twitter Files: Approve or Disapprove?
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