Friday Five: 12/14 Edition

A 111K HIPAA settlement, a new data privacy bill, and how to recover from a massive ransomware attack - catch up on the week's infosec news with this roundup!


Facing the Future of Biometric Regulation

Microsoft's president warned about the implications of facial recognition systems this week, advocating the government to regulate the technology sooner than later.



Friday Five: 12/7 Edition

Can the blockchain stop phishing? Are all of these data breaches scorning users? This week's Friday Five attempts to answer those questions and more.




What is the MITRE ATT&CK Framework?

Learn about the MITRE ATT&CK Framework, how it can be used to classify adversary behaviors, and assess an organization's risk in this week's Data Protection 101.


Friday Five: 11/30 Edition

How do you balance knowing your customer and GDPR? Are IT departments underestimating the value of their business data? This week's Friday Five answers those questions and more.


US Charges Hackers in Multimillion Dollar Ransomware Campaign

The Department of Justice indicted two men on Wednesday for their role in a chain of devastating ransomware attacks dating back to 2015. The US Treasury Department - for the first time ever - sanctioned two Bitcoin addresses used by the men to funnel funds.


All About 3ve

The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced this week it disrupted a significant online ad fraud operation, 3ve, that involved 1.7 million IP addresses and caused millions of dollars in losses.


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