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Improving on NIST800207: Data Enforcement Point enforces Zero…

Improving on NIST800207: Data Enforcement Point enforces Zero Clear text Looking at #NIST800207. Given that every successful data or privacy breach represents the failure of trust algorithms powering the Zero Trust Architecture, Titaniam, Inc. would suggest that the PEP (Policy Enforcement Point) should be complemented by a “DEP” (Data Enforcement Point). The DEP could be an …

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[Link] Hacker posts exploits for over 49,000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs

Hacker posts exploits for over 49000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs This article about how information about 49,000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs have been posted online by hackers, has been making the rounds today. Given that the vulnerability in question has been known since 2018, most have used this as way to illustrate the importance of patching. Something …

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[Link] Ransomware Hacking Groups Steal, Leak Data From 3 More…

Ransomware hacking groups steal leak data from 3 more providers If hit by ransomware there are two separate sets of concerns: How to recover system functionality and operations How to recover from the lost PII/PHI. Cyber resilience on the ops side would consist of recovering system functionality via backups and/or isolation and destruction of the …

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[Link] Why privacy is essential to equitable recovery

Why privacy is essential to equitable recovery In the following article Julie Brill, Chief Privacy Officer for Microsoft, calls on the US to implement stronger data privacy protection. The winds are changing. Organizations who are entrusted with customer data should be preparing for greater measures and stricter enforcement. Data should be secure and private by default. …

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[Link] COVID-19 crisis shifts cybersecurity priorities and budgets

Covid 19 crisis shifts Cybersecurity priorities and budgets It is that time of year when we are told we have been allocated only 50% of the budget we requested. Now what? McKinsey & Company outlines below how cybersecurity budgets have been refocused and valuable projects been put on hold. Sensitive data protection and privacy is as fundamental …

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[Link] Hacking attacks on hospitals for patient data increase during…

A game of cat and mouse hacking attacks on hospitals for patient data increase during Coronavirus Pandemic The dramatic increase in hacker activity during COVID-19, with phishing being one of the most utilized entry points, highlights why organizations need to have data level defenses for when legitimate credentials get compromised. Organizations should look at setting …

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