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Security News, Updates and Vulnerabilities, posted here from around the web. Including US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin & Microsoft Technet

 

NSA Releases Cyber Advisory: Managing Risk from Transport Layer Security Inspection

Original release date: November 19, 2019 The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a Cyber Advisory that addresses managing risk from Transport Layer Security Inspection (TLSI). This short, informative document defines TLSI (a security process that allows incoming traffic to be decrypted, inspected, and re-encrypted), explains some risks and associated challenges, and discusses mitigations. The […]

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FTC Provides Tips on Safeguarding Data Before Upgrading Mobile Phones

Original release date: November 19, 2019 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article with tips on how to protect personal information before trading in a mobile phone for a newer model. FTC recommends the following four steps to safeguard these devices: Back up data. Remove SIM and SD cards. Erase personal information. Verify […]

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National Tax Security Awareness Week is December 2–6

Original release date: November 19, 2019 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released an article announcing that National Tax Security Awareness Week will be held December 2–6. The annual recognition event will feature a series of resources and tips to help taxpayers and tax professionals protect their data and identities against identity theft. The Cybersecurity […]

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Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Original release date: November 19, 2019 Google has released Chrome 78.0.3904.108 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release and apply the necessary updates. This product […]

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Reminder: Malware Can Exploit Improper Configurations

Original release date: November 15, 2019 Protect yourself from unwanted—and potentially harmful—files or programs by adhering to vendor-recommended configurations for hardware and software. Doing so in addition to maintaining regular patch maintenance, will help give your systems and networks the best security possible. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to […]

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Securing your devices

How to ensure your devices are as secure as possible. from NCSC Guidance Feed http://bit.ly/2NSauSh via IFTTT

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Securing your devices

How to ensure your devices are as secure as possible. from NCSC Guidance Feed http://bit.ly/2NSauSh via IFTTT This post is available in full on the NCSC.GOV.UK site

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Weekly Threat Report 15th November 2019

The NCSC’s weekly threat report is drawn from recent open source reporting. from NCSC Report Feed http://bit.ly/2pkSoif

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Weekly Threat Report 15th November 2019

The NCSC’s weekly threat report is drawn from recent open source reporting. from NCSC Report Feed http://bit.ly/2pkSoif Content Provided from http://bit.ly/2pkSoif

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NCSC-NZ Releases Annual Cyber Threat Report

Original release date: November 14, 2019 The New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-NZ) has released their annual report detailing cyber threats and incidents affecting New Zealand from July 2018 to June 2019. During this period, NCSC-NZ recorded an increase in the severity of cybersecurity incidents—particularly from state-sponsored threat actors. NCSC-NZ provides enhanced cybersecurity services […]

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